There is a serious push to junk the US Constitution, and it's not going away anytime soon. It's scary to think, but the same approach for legalizing pot and for pushing immigration is being used. Chip away with a subtle approach aided by some folks on the fringe, then make the circle tighter and tighter.
America’s path to restoring freedom is to remember the laws of nature and of nature’s God. The Founding Fathers gave us the outline in the succinct and eloquent words of the Bill of Rights. They also gave us countless quotes of caution.
So, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg believes that the public's interpretation of the Constitution must evolve in the face of terror attacks such as the one in Boston. "You're going to have to have a level of security greater than you did back in the olden days," the man explained, "and our laws and our interpretation of the Constitution, I think, have to change.
Amendments Three through Eight in the United States Constitution address a variety of legal matters that seek to protect citizens in their commonplace interactions with government.
Gun control advocates frequently emphasize the first half of the Second Amendment in an attempt to get a foothold for their intentions.
In the American Declaration of Independence, our Founding Fathers proclaimed that we are endowed by our Creator with the unalienable right to the pursuit of happiness.
If the Left were as purist about the second half of the First Amendment as they are with the first half, they would oppose taxpayer funding for the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).
In his pursuit of overarching gun control legislation in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook massacre, President Barack Obama has been dogged.
A citizen is incapable of violating the First Amendment. As is evident with every one of the Bill of Rights, the First Amendment was never intended as a restriction on citizen behavior. It is a restriction on government alone.
This article is the first in a series on the Bill of Rights in the United States Constitution.