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Students marching in Washington on gun violence

'Our Children Are Showing Us...'

March 14, 2018

As thousands olf students spoke out about the epidemic of gun violence, Common Cause President Karen Hobert Flynn hailed the example they're setting for the entire country.

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Future of Public Worker Unions On the Line In the Supreme Court

February 26, 2018

The Supreme Court is hearing a relatively little noticed case this morning that raises important questions about the breadth of the Constitution’s guarantee of freedom of speech and has huge implications for the future of public employee unions.

Cover Art of the Lie report

Don't Dare Call It Treason

February 6, 2018

Treason is the only crime defined in our Constitution; it doesn't include failing to applaud the president

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