Dec
15

Bill of Rights Day: A Reminder

Tim Lynch at the Cato Institute brightened my day by sending along a piece he wrote commemorating Bill of Rights day. I needed a pick-me-up, as I am still licking my wounds after a defeat in a criminal case today.

I pass the link along. Read through it, and be sure to click on the links embedded within his piece. We've come along way in the past 225 years. I am not sure the road we have travelled has made us any freer. Indeed, I suspect the contrary is true. Lynch's piece reminds that the Constitution is still worth fighting over, even if its meaning and import has been transformed beyond recognition during our lifetime.

http://www.cato-at-liberty.org/2009/12/15/bill-of-rights-day-3/
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