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2013-11

November 26, 2013

“In more than 225 years since the ratification of the Constitution, the Court has never held that a secular for-profit corporation has the right to free exercise of religion under the First Amendment, and it shouldn't start now. With courts around the country splitting on this important question, the Court had to take this case, and now that it is before the Court, the Justices should firmly reject the assertion by Hobby Lobby and other corporations that the ACA's contraception mandate is unconstitutional.”

November 21, 2013
“The Founders designed our Constitution to be, by and large, a majority-rule document. Senator Reid’s decision today returns to that founding vision, limiting the filibuster which has become an extra-constitutional tool allowing the minority to gum up our democratic process. To be sure, with the tea party as crazy as it is, it is understandable to have some trepidation about what this rule change could mean in the future, but to paraphrase Benjamin Franklin, our government remains a Republic.  And, with this rules change, it’s once again up to We the People to keep it.”