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Editorial: Executive order for free speech would do more harm than good

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during Conservative Political Action Conference 2019 on March 2 in National Harbor, Maryland. The American Conservative Union hosts the annual CPAC to discuss conservative agendas.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

March 3, 2019

The executive order is yet another swing and a miss for the Trump administration, as it manages to both fundamentally misunderstand the role of the Constitution and propose a problematic solution.

Editorial: Executive order on birthright citizenship unconstitutional

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump disembark from Air Force One in Coraopolis around 4 p.m. on Tuesday.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 2, 2018

The president fueled his election campaign with fear and hatred toward immigrants, but his most recent attack on them could affect the way we interpret the Constitution itself — an overreach of executive power that would hurt the lives of hundreds of thousands of children born to noncitizen parents.

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