Time for the Second Amendment to Meet the First  

In the aftermath of the horrific mass shooting in Newtown, many Americans are wondering when we can begin a calm and rational public discussion of gun policy. Once upon a time in America, even Republicans favored robust regulation of firearms. …

New Originalism: A Constitutional Scam  

“New Originalism” has grown over the last decade, largely spurred by right-wing scholars, judges, and generous support from conservative funders. Yet its methodology is murky, its practices dubious, and its historical foundations shaky at best.