It was on this day, September 17, 1787 the U.S. Constitution was signed. Today we pay tribute to those brave men that risk everything to create this great nation. A nation founded on life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Their bravery, vision and faith changed the course of history.
It is now our responsibility to continue their legacy. How will you celebrate this Constitution Day? Take time today to read the foundation of our freedoms: The Constitution, The Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights.
You can also order a free copy of the pocket Constitution and Declaration of Independence.
Congressman Robert Latta (R-OH) On Constitution Day
I have always been thankful that so many of our country’s greatest leaders and statesmen were able to be on this earth at the same time and place to draft the Constitution. As a lifelong student of history and government, we were blessed as a nation to have individuals that put self-interest and sectionalism aside to debate, argue, draft and sign the Constitution. Our Constitution has been that beacon upon the hill, that guiding star at night, and that shining city that millions of persons around the word have longed to be guided by within their own countries.
It is my privilege to have introduced H. Res. 734 honoring the Constitution of the United States and the freedoms and rights it has given to every American. Today, the Constitution is not read or studied by enough Americans.
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