Our Bill of Rights: What It Means to Me

Our Bill of Rights: What It Means to Me

Our Bill of Rights: What It Means to Me

Our Bill of Rights: What It Means to Me

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Things of the spirit never die. They flame anew each time they are under fire. They are flaming high at this moment.

Bombs may blow the body to bits, but they bind the soul together.

This book is testimony to the spirit of man; to his personality; to his right to be decent.

From the beginning of time men have had to fight for this sort of life. The fight has never been easy, but it has always been won.

As long as men believe in Freedom the will achieve it. The Dark Ages shall not return.

When Freedom dies man lives on his knees. When Freedom lives man walks erect.

The Bill of Rights is our Prayer Book and our promise of salvation. The cause of Freedom is the cause of God. That is the dedication of this volume.

None of us is wise enough to say finally what one event is the greatest in our history. There are some that cry aloud for that description:

The Declaration of Independence; the Treaty of Paris, ending the Revolutionary War; the adoption . . .

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