Thomas Jefferson’s first draft held that our rights were ‘sacred and undeniable.’ What did we lose or gain by this change to America’s founding document?
Too many have distorted or forgotten the words of the Declaration of Independence. In our defense of liberty, we cannot abandon the text’s core principles.
Americans in 1913 showed by their votes they had forgotten the purpose of the Framers’ design for the Senate. We today, by and large, have even forgotten that generation’s forgetting.
Ryan Williams is right to define multiculturalism as an anti-American ideology that seeks to undermine the basis for individual rights.
Equipped with knowledge of history and of human nature, the Founders had possibly the greatest predictive power of any group of people throughout history.
Democratic candidates’ demands of abolishing the Electoral College and reducing the voting age will eventually lead to the death of our country as we know it.
Writer and historian Richard Brookiser joins the Federalist Radio Hour to talk Founding Fathers, SCOTUS, and the future of neighborhood and tolerance.
In Jay Cost’s latest book, ‘The Price of Greatness,’ the scholar and journalist lays out a compelling analysis of the feud between Alexander Hamilton and James Madison showing that their disagreements resulted in a synthesis of differing opinions that allowed our early republic to thrive.
The frenzy surrounding allegations of abuse by a coach at Ohio State University is a prime example of the danger of taking the law into our own hands.
In a time when the Left has already reached second base with socialism, a basic understanding of the Fourteenth Amendment and what it stands for can be a powerful tool to combat that threat.
Law – especially constitutional law – shouldn’t be made on the basis of policy preferences. Abortion is no exception.
The Founders were deeply flawed, but democracy and liberty are not. Let’s focus less on their failings, and more on their ideals. The Founders are for everyone, and we need them.
Ben Domenech and Jay Cost discuss the Madison and Hamilton’s complicated relationship, close 2018 elections, and excitement from the Democratic base.
The protection of liberty that we have in the Second Amendment is still timely, and it will be as long as human nature retains its propensity for evil.
Joseph Tartakovsky’s new book, ‘The Lives of the Constitution,’ chronicles the lives and works of 10 Americans who altered or contributed to our supreme law.
The Scottish Enlightenment was an explosion of creative intellectual energy. It arrived just in time to have a decisive influence on the American Founders.
Progressive thinkers rejected many of the ideas upon which the U.S. Constitution was based. They declared the Founding Fathers irrelevant and natural law dead.
The Founding Fathers’ understanding of equality and the way they structured our government enabled abolitionists to abolish slavery and hold the union together.
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