The question of when the government needs warrants to eavesdrop hasn't gotten the attention it deserves in part because it's so complicated and difficult to explain.
A symposium in Commentary magazine illuminates the deep, ongoing disagreements about the last presidential election.
He hopes to prove that "an independent site, if tended to diligently, can grow an audience large enough to sustain it indefinitely."
A federal judge says contradictory laws permit Obama "to proclaim as perfectly lawful" actions that seem unconstitutional "on their face."
The Bill of Rights offers much smarter, more effective ways to safeguard liberty than preparing for armed insurrection.
An absurd mix of international traditions would be better than how we celebrate it in America.
Crucial attempts to rein in government spying failed Thursday, guaranteeing that the privacy of more innocent Americans will be violated.
The tradition dates back to December 31, 1907, though the balls have changed along with technology.
Its recent suggestions include imposing armed guards on every school in America and deporting a critic of the Second Amendment.
Any jurist so ready to gut the First Amendment's protections couldn't be trusted to safeguard the balance of the Bill of Rights.
An admission officer's uncomfortable explanation for why they don't get in as often as their test scores would predict suggests it's not.
An opponent of legalization says it would exacerbate inequality in the United States. But he fails to account for the impact of jail time on inequality under currents laws.
Meet the prominent legislators who think it's okay to throw Americans in jail forever without charges or trial.
May his story remind us that U.S. strikes have reportedly killed many times more kids than died in Newtown -- and that we can do better.
His broadcasts since the Newtown shooting are an apt illustration of his self-contradiction and lack of intellectual integrity.
Watch Bill Clinton slam a Republican adversary ... for raising taxes.
Almost everyone favors maintaining some freedom -- to drink alcohol, for example -- that, if curtailed, would save innocent lives.
A retrospective look at the ideas that mattered in the last 12 months.
Current policy isn't an NRA conspiracy. Americans have become increasingly opposed to controls even as debate on the subject rages.
During the 2008 election, he argued that supporting the war was proof of inferior foreign-affairs judgment. You'd never know it now.