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In the Constitution, the Second Amendment protects your right to own a gun. Does that include carrying a gun outside your home? The Supreme Court will decide early this fall. The case is about a New York state law that says a person can only carry a handgun if they…
The 14th Amendment was passed in July 1868, after the American Civil War. It provided US citizenship to people who had been enslaved within the country. Thirty years later, the Supreme Court ruled that people born in the United States were automatically citizens under the 14th amendment. In October 2018,…
Last week, Donald Trump won the 2016 US presidential election even though more people actually voted for Hilary Clinton. How is this possible? Presidential elections in the United States actually have two parts. The first part is the popular vote. This is when people all around the country go to…
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