U.S. Constitution

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    Revisiting Forrest McDonald’s Jefferson Lecture in praise of the Constitution

    In the office, Bob Luebke and I got into a recent discussion on the late historian Forrest McDonald (1927-2016). McDonald was a professor who spent much of his time at the University of Alabama and wrote extensively on early America and its founding. Luebke mentioned the…
    Ray Nothstine, April 5, 2021
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    The Constitution and Its Enemies

    The Constitution and Its Enemies This week, JLF’s Jon Guze published an opinion piece in Carolina Journal for Constitution Day 2019. Guze’s piece focused on the principles inherent in the Constitution – limited government, individual liberty, and the rule of law – and the threats they have seen in modern…
    Brenee Goforth, September 20, 2019
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    It’s Who We Are

    Sunday is Constitution Day. Has it been a while since you’ve read it? Our friends at the Ashbrook Center have an easy-to-read transcription. It begins with these amazing words: We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide…
    Donna Martinez, September 15, 2017