The First Amendment is under attack by radical Leftists, and the Left is silent. Where are you, ‘liberals?’ Where are all of you ‘liberals who claim to be principled, to believe in liberty and the separation of Church and State? 1,457 more words
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“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
There exists much debate between advocates of original intent theory who hold that the Supreme Court should read the Constitution as the framers intended and proponents of living document theory who claim that the framers’ broad language allows the Court to construe the document as an adaptable mechanism. 291 more words
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IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776.
When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, …
Today, political commentators, liberal and conservative, make a living explaining the original intent of the Founding Fathers, using the Constitution as a platform to articulate personal biases, treating the Constitution as a buffet, choosing what they like and leaving what they dislike. 172 more words