329. What is the 8th Amendment?

Today, Emma and Brittany break down the 8th Amendment to the Constitution. Here’s a transcript of our conversation: Brittany: Hi, Emma. Emma: Hi, Brittany. Brittany: So, we haven’t talked about amendments in a while, and I think it’s because I don’t wanna say we went through the important ones cuz they’re all important. But I went through the […]

137. What is the Fifth Amendment?

Today Brittany and Connor continue discussing the amendments in the Bill of Rights, this time discussing the very important Fifth Amendment. Links: Fifth Amendment Text “Little Pink House” Documentary  Definitions: Jury Nullification episode of “The Way The World Works.” Substantive due process  Procedural due process Eminent Domain  Cases: Lochner v. New York Cedar Point Nursery […]

132. What Is Tenth Amendment?

From both the federal and state governments, the gig economy is under attack. But what is the gig economy and why is it so important? Links:  Tenth Amendment Center  Tenth Amendment Text Here’s a transcript of our conversation: Connor: Hey, Brittany. Brittany: Hi, Connor. Connor: We’ve spent a lot of time in past episodes talking about the important […]

The “Vaccine Passport” Trojan Horse

This week, it was reported that the Biden Administration is developing a “Vaccine Passport.” News outlets claim this will come in the form of a scannable barcode showing proof of a vaccination or recent negative test. It could be used to enter planes, restaurants, concerts, sporting events, and the workplace. If you weren’t born with […]

21. What is The Fourth Amendment?

Did you know you actually have a government right to privacy? Our Founding Fathers understood how dangerous it can be when a government is allowed to search a person, or their property like their home. To protect Americans from this, and other common government threats, the Founding Fathers wrote the Bill of Rights, which includes […]

What is Free Speech? Podcast Ep 10

The First Amendment to the Constitution gives people the right to free speech. But what does “free speech” actually mean and are there any limits to that freedom? Free Speech: The right to express opinions or beliefs without the government telling you what you can and cannot say People to Know James Madison Thinks to […]