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Learn, teach the Constitution’s message of freedom

By Corey Friedman A senseless act of terror that killed three people and injured more than 250 others could lead to limits on individual rights that make the “land of the free” less so. A survey gauging Americans’ awareness of … Continue reading

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New governor shuts out public

By Corey Friedman [Note: This post orginally appeared in The Wilson Times, and the tense has been edited to reflect that it's already happened.] Gov. Pat McCrory overlooked the symbolic significance of shutting the public and the press out of … Continue reading

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Constitution: Still revoloutionary

By Corey Friedman Two and a quarter centuries after American patriots signed it with quill and ink, the Constitution and its guarantees of personal liberty are still revolutionary in much of the world. As we mark the Constitution’s 225th anniversary … Continue reading

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Survey says: Americans ignorant of redress of grievances

By Corey Friedman Just one in every 20 Americans knows why we have the right to speak at county commissioners’ meetings and write letters to our congressman. An abysmal 4 percent of adults named the right to petition government for … Continue reading

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