Legal battles over masks in schools are being fought across the country, including in our very own state of Wisconsin. Professor Jen Selin from University of Missouri weighs in on the matter.
Republican states are passing bans on teaching critical race theory. Will those bans past constitutional muster? That depends on who’s bringing the suit. We’ll talk with journalism professor Frank LoMonte.
On Friday, January 6th, the newly sworn-in 117th U.S. Congress undertook the normally ceremonial task of certifying the votes of the Electoral College for the 2020 Presidential Election. This year, however, was anything but normal. Hundreds of Republican representatives and senators were prepared to object to the certification. Earlier in the day, President Trump spoke […]
Among the many bills former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed in his first term, the state’s 2011 Voter ID law continues to cast a large shadow over Wisconsin elections. Wisconsin’s Voter ID law is one of the strictest in the nation when it comes to student ID’s, requiring a two-year expiration date window, a signature […]
According to the Annenberg Constitution Day Civics survey, nearly two-thirds of Americans cannot name the freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment of the Constitution. The survey, which is annually administered by the Annenberg Public Policy Center, has a variety of questions related to civics and government. The responses are often surprising and show just how […]