by John L. Godwin
Joe Biden should defend the First Amendment right to peaceable assembly by a temporary emergency order criminalizing the carrying of firearms at public protest events and make clear that the threat of force is not part of the democratic process.
SOURCE: The New Republic
by Thomas Geoghegan
Joseph Biden should issue an executive order requiring federal contracts go to firms with collective bargaining agreements in place, boosting wages, strengthening organized labor, and stimulating economic recovery.
The answer is no.
SOURCE: AHA Blog
by Dane Kennedy
While we can take some comfort in the fact that some EOs have proved beneficial and others have been fleeting and ineffectual, the history of this practice also gives us cause for concern.
SOURCE: Time Magazine
Over the years the executive order has become a more controversial tool.
SOURCE: NBC News
The executive order goes all the way back to Article II of the Constitution and every president has used them. Here's a rundown on the use and history of the executive order.
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