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Endangered: The Constitution

Rob Constitution Wrote: Mar 25, 2013 4:21 PM
"The prospect of tyranny may not grab the headlines the way vivid stories of gun crime routinely do. But few saw the Third Reich coming until it was too late. The Second Amendment is a doomsday provision, one designed for those exceptionally rare circumstances where all other rights have failed - where the government refuses to stand for reelection and silences those who protest; where courts have lost the courage to oppose, or can find no one to enforce their decrees. However improbable these contingencies may seem today, facing them unprepared is a mistake a free people get to make only once." Judge Alex Kozinski

This article is the first in a series on the Bill of Rights in the United States Constitution.  My purpose in posting this exposé is to do my part in calling Americans back to their spawning grounds of liberty.  Based on recent trends, I fear that if we don’t frequent our founding principles then Ronald Reagan’s warning could be realized, that “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.”  To read my entire series on the American Bill of Rights, see http://finance.townhall.com/columnists/markbaisley/

The primary motivation for constructing a Bill of Rights was citizen apprehension over the formation...