15 December 2012

15 December - Bill of Rights Day

How apropos.

In 1791, ten amendments to the Constitution of the United States were ratified by the required three-quarters of the states and became law.  While further amendments have been made to the Constitution, these first ten are known as the "Bill of Rights".

Celebrate them while you can.

One part of the First Amendment has been under fire for the last four years, and will come to its proving ground next year.

And because of yesterday's horrific crime, the usual suspects are up in arms (oh, did I say that?) screaming for the deletion of the Second Amendment.

The Bill of Rights.  Going the way of the dinosaurs.

Because, as the old show said, "You Asked For It!"