Author

Freeman Halle

Freeman Halle

Freeman Halle is a student at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University in Phoenix. He is also co-president of the American Constitution Society at ASU.

COMMENTARY

The conservative constitutional argument against D.C. statehood is a red herring

By: - June 2, 2021

On April 22, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Washington, D.C. Admission Act. If signed into law, this bill would admit the State of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth as our 51st state and finally extend congressional representation to its more than 700,000 residents.