Tag Archives: civil rights

Thursday, 6/30/16, Public Square

thank a democrat

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Tuesday, 9/16/14, Public Square

this is not america

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by | September 16, 2014 · 6:00 am

Saturday, 9/6/14, Public Square

rights

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by | September 6, 2014 · 6:00 am

Friday, 3/14/14, Public Square

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by | March 14, 2014 · 6:00 am

Thursday, 3/13/14, Public Square

belittle

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by | March 13, 2014 · 6:00 am

Sunday, 3/3/13, Public Square

rosa parks

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Thursday, 8/4/11, Public Square

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Read it and Weep

Wis. GOP bypasses Dems, cuts collective bargaining

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Senate succeeded in voting Wednesday to strip nearly all collective bargaining rights from public workers, after Republicans outmaneuvered the chamber’s missing Democrats and approved an explosive proposal that has rocked the state and unions nationwide.

 

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Tuesday, 12/15/09, Public Square

During the debates on the adoption of the Constitution, its opponents repeatedly charged that the Constitution as drafted would open the way to tyranny by the central government. Fresh in their minds was the memory of the British violation of civil rights before and during the Revolution. They demanded a “bill of rights” that would spell out the immunities of individual citizens. Several state conventions in their formal ratification of the Constitution asked for such amendments; others ratified the Constitution with the understanding that the amendments would be offered.

The following text is a transcription of the first ten amendments to the Constitution in their original form. These amendments were ratified December 15, 1791, and form what is known as the “Bill of Rights.” Continue reading

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