The "Guarantee Clause": Could this one weird trick save American democracy?The U.S. Constitution's "Guarantee Clause" promises a Republican form of government. Carolyn Shapiro says Congress has an urgent duty to act on this clause. She says the framers feared that some forms of government, such as monarchy, were incompatible with republicanism. Shapiro: The danger of state-level tyranny was clearly recognized by the Constitution's authors.
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The "Guarantee Clause": Could this one weird trick save American democracy?
This legal scholar argues the Constitution gives Congress a duty to overrule anti-democratic state law. Will they?
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