The next Supreme Court Justice may well determine the relevance of the Constitution in guarding our rights from the government.
Government is currently violating many of our rights. Here’s just a few -- violating our right to privacy via unwarranted government surveillance (emails, phone conversations, and all the tracking cameras), our right to property via civil asset forfeiture, abusing our religious freedom via marriage rulings, and even trying to dictate who can use bathrooms.
Thankfully, many are waking up to the reality that interpretation of the Constitution really does matter.
“According to a new poll, a large majority of Americans say it is important to appoint Supreme Court justices who will interpret the Constitution as it was originally written.”
"Most Americans value the freedoms enumerated in the Constitution and its Bill of Rights, and therefore see as an immediate priority the appointment of justices to the Supreme Court who will interpret the document as written," said Carl A. Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, who commissioned the poll.
Eighty percent of Americans described it as an "immediate priority" or at least an "important" one to appoint justices to the Supreme Court who will preserve the original meaning of the Constitution, according to a poll conducted by Marist and sponsored by the Knights of Columbus.”
Read the full PJ Media article.