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The Constitution is not neutral. It was designed to take the government off the backs of people.

Author: Justice William O. Douglas, Source: UnknownSaved by karae in constitution government 7 years ago[save this] [permalink]

I believe the Court has no power to add to or subtract from the procedures set forth by the founders....I shall not at any time surrender my belief that the document itself should be our guide, not our own concept of what is fair, decent, and right.

Author: Supreme Court Justice Hugo L. Black, Source: UnknownSaved by karae in constitution government 7 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Teachings and ideologies subversive to the fundamental principles of this great Republic, which are contrary to the Constitution of the United States, or which are detrimental to the progress of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be condemned, whether advocated by Republicans or Democrats.

Author: David O. McKay, Source: “Closing Address” 952Saved by karae in constitution 7 years ago[save this] [permalink]

...you cannot fully live the gospel without working to save freedom and the Constitution ...our stand for freedom is a most basic part of our religion.

Author: Ezra Taft Benson, Source: General Conference, October 1966Saved by karae in religion constitution freedom 7 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Next to being one in worshiping God, there is nothing in this world upon which this Church should be more united than in upholding and defending the Constitution of the United States!

Author: David O. McKay, Source: Conference Report, Oct. 1939Saved by karae in constitution 7 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The real purpose of the Constitution was the preservation of liberty. It's not the Constitution that gives us our freedom; that comes from the Creator. But if we cherish freedom, the Constitution is needed to keep the power seekers from usurping that freedom and to hold government in check.

Author: Ron Paul, Source: Pocket Constitution - IntroSaved by karae in constitution liberty government freedom creator 7 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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