Preserving a Constitutional Republic

By Terry Paulson:

 

Elections matter. With a presidential victory comes the right and the responsibility to appoint Supreme Court justices to the court. Last week, President Donald Trump announced his next appointment. His promise to appoint originalist judges helped bring him to office. Instead of allowing the Constitution to become a “living document” drifting on the winds of opinions, an originalist judge is committed to keeping the Constitution an anchor that provides a true north for our country’s laws.

Changing our Constitution is difficult for a reason. To change it easily leaves our freedoms susceptible to the whims of context and emotion. The Constitution is not there to protect government from the people, but the people from an overreaching government.

 

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