Commentary: Reflecting on Our Bill of Rights

Regardless of personal political persuasion or affiliation, American citizens can unite around the Bill of Rights because it communicates our basic shared values. Limiting the power of government and safeguarding the rights of our citizens is something we must all make a conscientious effort to protect. We should be especially appreciative for the protection afforded in our Bill of Rights against a national government gaining ground against our most fundamental rights—freedom of speech, protest, and conscience guarantees our equal protection under the law. A free society does not just occur. Eternal vigilance is the price of freedom.

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Leahy Asks Tea Party Activists to Sign Up as Constitution Mentors for Next Generation

Speaking to the 7th and 8th Congressional District Coalition in Paris, Tennessee on Thursday evening, The Tennessee Star CEO and Editor-in-chief Michael Patrick Leahy asked the long time Tea Party activists in the audience to sign up as Constitution Mentors for the next generation. Leahy noted that most Tea Party activists…

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Constitution Week Kicks Off with Nationwide ‘Preamble Challenge’ and Constitution Bee in Tennessee

The country began its week-long celebration of the 230th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution by delegates to the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787 with a nationwide “Preamble Challenge” issued to secondary and elementary school students by the Civics Renewal Network on Monday. At least two schools…

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