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Constitution Day | Pepperdine Professor Gordon Lloyd warns against Utopian and nihilism; ‘Can we be democratic and be decent?’

Constitution Day | Pepperdine Professor Gordon Lloyd warns against Utopian and nihilism; ‘Can we be democratic and be decent?’

  By Michael Hernandez MALIBU—Pepperdine University School of Public Policy celebrated Constitution Day with a noon zoom conversation with Dr. Gordon Lloyd warning Americans against utopianism and nihilism and asking the question: “Can we be democratic and be decent?” Constitution Day observes the signing of the United States Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787 (233 years […]

Constitution Day 2020 and Conservative Policy Webinars

Constitution Day 2020 and Conservative Policy Webinars

  Quick reminder about these upcoming FREE webinars from the School of Public Policy! Thursday, SEP 17 @ Noon PT: “Constitution Day 2020 with Dr. Gordon Lloyd” – Join renowned expert on the American Founding, and Pepperdine SPP Professor Emeritus Dr. Gordon Lloyd for a unique look at the creation of the Constitution. Titled, “What […]

USCIS to Welcome More Than 34,000 New Citizens in Celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day 

USCIS to Welcome More Than 34,000 New Citizens in Celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day 

WASHINGTON—USCIS announced today that it will celebrate Constitution Day and Citizenship Day by welcoming nearly 34,300 new U.S. citizens during 316 naturalization ceremonies across the nation between Sept. 13 and 23. The USCIS Constitution Week activities will feature a naturalization ceremony at the DAR Constitution Hall on Sept. 17, where USCIS Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli […]

Dr. Gordon Lloyd: “The Least Dangerous Branch?” | Constitution Day at the Reagan

Dr. Gordon Lloyd: “The Least Dangerous Branch?” | Constitution Day at the Reagan

. . By Michael Hernandez SIMI VALLEY—“Some say America is failing.  I say:  No way.  No way.  I am an optimist,” said Dr. Gordon Lloyd in his “The Least Dangerous Branch?” lecture given at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library honoring Constitution Day—the 231st anniversary of the creation of our nation’s founding principles as Constitutional Convention […]

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Celebrates Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, Welcomes More Than 30,000 New U.S. Citizens

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Celebrates Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, Welcomes More Than 30,000 New U.S. Citizens

WASHINGTON— U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will celebrate Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, observed on Sept. 17, with over 200 naturalization ceremonies across the country as part of this year’s Constitution Week from Sept. 15 to 22. More than 30,000 lawful permanent residents will become America’s newest U.S. citizens during this week. The annual […]

Did you forget Citizenship Day:  Sept. 17th?

Did you forget Citizenship Day:  Sept. 17th?

By Michael Hernandez As I navigated closed Oxnard Streets around Park Plaza where the celebration for Fiesta Patrias was taking place (Sept. 15, 17, 18) in honor of Mexican Independence Day—I wondered if anybody else besides me had forgotten to observe Citizenship Day or Constitution Day which is normally observed Sept. 17th? Constitution Day is […]

On Constitution Day 2016

On Constitution Day 2016

  “We the People” Established Our Contract With the Federal Govt. 229 now Years Ago on Sept. 17 “It will be of little avail to the people that laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, so incoherent that they cannot be understood: if […]

On Constitution Day 2014

  “We the People” Established Our Contract With the Federal Govt. 227 Years Ago Today “It will be of little avail to the people that laws are made by men of their own choice if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, so incoherent that they cannot be understood: if they be […]