Tag Archives: Bill of Rights

The Birth of a new Nation?

This article was written and submitted by Cath Kestler, resident of Silver Creek, NY   ‘As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live them.’  — John Fitzgerald … Continue reading

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What’s Extreme

Forty-eight members of the Democratic caucus attempted to do something never previously done: Amend the Bill of Rights. They tried to radically shrink First Amendment protection of political speech. They evidently think extremism in defense of the political class’s convenience … Continue reading

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Does the Bill of Rights apply to the states? Probably.

Does the Bill of Rights apply to the states? Probably, but only when the Supreme Court says it does. Before 1920, mostly it didn’t. It all depends on the Fourteenth Amendment which reads in part: “… nor shall any state deprive any … Continue reading

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