Sept. 17 is Constitution Day, the birthday of the United States Constitution.
Our Constitution’s framers established a government that is based on the premise that rights are God-given, or inherent, and the purpose of government should be to protect those rights. The Constitution is a contract that was signed by the sovereign states. A contract is not subject to having the terms changed from the original other than to make addendums.
Yet, some are saying that our Constitution is no longer appropriate – that we need new rules for new times.
Actually, the Constitution is a new concept. Changing it would be to go ... continue reading »