The Constitution Did Not Condone Slavery
Abraham Lincoln did not agree. He revered the Constitution and ... great guarantees of civil rights. Every vote cast against those amendments was cast by a Democrat. It was Republicans who passed the first anti-lynching bill in the House -- in 1922.
Alexander Hamilton vs The Bill Of Rights
The Bill of Rights wasn’t a part of the original draft of the constitution and proponents of its ratification faced criticism on this grounds. Alexander Hamilton ... For why declare that things shall not be done which there is no power to do?
Why Do We Need The Bill Of Rights?
Why did the Founders ... back porch when the Constitution gives Congress no authority to infringe upon that right in the first place? Alexander Hamilton added that a Bill of Rights would "contain various exceptions to powers not granted; and, on this ...
Why is Egypt's draft constitution so controversial? (+video)
Though the constitution's content had been the subject of debate for months, the process of drafting it was more controversial than the text itself. The first ... rights, an article in a previous draft said women's equality was guaranteed so long as it did ...
Kenya: Abortion in the Draft Constitution
Opponents of the clauses on abortion in the draft constitution have not drawn attention to the ... Because the November draft did not expressly outlaw abortion, various groups, most prominently some religious leaders, called on the PSC meeting in Naivasha ...