Posts Tagged ‘Law’

“…Our form of Government does not enter into rivalry with the institutions of others. Our Constitution does not copy the laws of neighbouring states; we are rather a pattern to others than imitators ourselves. Its administration favours the many instead of the few; this is why it is called a Democracy. If we look to […]

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances”. First amendment to the US Constitution – “Freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, and […]

“A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed”. Second amendment to the US Constitution – “Right to bear arms” – Passed by Congress September 25, 1789. Ratified December 15, 1791 (Note: The first 10 amendments form the Bill […]