It appears that a large percentage of American adults had not been paying attention when the Constitution was taught to them in school. Or perhaps they just never received a civics lesson.
Category: Civil Rights
The 17th Amendment, which was enacted into the Constitution in 1913, allows for the election of state senators by popular vote. The repeal of the 17th Amendment has been a major cog in the message of many right-wing groups — most notably the John Birch Society. In recent times, Glenn Beck has preached it. Ron Paul has embraced […]
Using the great state of Texas as a test case, Rachel Maddow excoriated the GOP’s voter suppression efforts ahead of future elections. Maddow goes to great lengths to expose the motivations and machinations behind the thrust to make it harder for people to work. Well, not people, per se, but non-white people. Using the minority […]