Happy Constitution Day!
I like to think every day is Constitution Day at PLF, as every day we celebrate the Constitution’s protections for individual rights and fight for both liberty and its corollary: limited government.
But today, September 17, really is Constitution Day—the day our Founders signed the Constitution in 1787. It’s been an excellent year for that document, thanks to wins for economic liberty in Montana, free speech and free enterprise in Nevada, property rights in San Francisco, and other PLF cases.
In honor of today, check out this video I recorded for Constitution Day last year, which highlights some forgotten parts of the Constitution, as well as what PLF is doing to restore them.
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