Many people today may not realize that the very first civil rights act was passed in 1866 by Republicans in Congress. The Civil Rights Act of 1866 was the first federal law to define citizenship and affirm all citizens equal protection under the law. However, this act was not strong enough to ensure the abolishment … Continue reading How Do We Enslave Ourselves to the Law?
Will the Coronavirus Create a Constitutional Crisis? “The Mexicans had taken the US Constitution as their model when they drafted their own, but it had not given them any of the strength and stability that the American Constitution had conferred. Mexican democracy was marked by turbulence and volatility, and could hardly be judged a success, … Continue reading Who Will We Be?