September 14, 2017 A Constitution Day Address
Two hundred and thirty years ago, America's Founders penned the United States Constitution. Today, it stands as the world's oldest national constitution still in use.
Thursday, Sep 14, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Heritage Foundation
Two hundred and thirty years ago, America's Founders penned the United States Constitution. Today, it stands as the world's oldest national constitution still in use. It is also the shortest constitution, and therein lies its brilliance. Rather that concoct a detailed recipe covering every possible eventuality, the Founders articulated a set of stable principles that provide a timeless guide for good governance and are worth preserving. It remains an object of reverence for nearly all Americans and an object of admiration by people around the world.
As we mark the 230th anniversary of the Constitution's enactment next week, it is an appropriate time for citizens to reflect on the genius of our Constitution and the imperative of the rule of law. Join us for a special address saluting Constitution Day by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.
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