@NMAAHC Protections for slavery were woven into our nation's founding documents. With the Constitution's 3/5ths compromise, the 694,280 enslaved people counted in the 1st census increased enslavers' political power, even as they were denied basic rights. #Jamestown400 📷: Pitcher, 1790 https:/
The organization gathering the money calls itself Keep Our Constitution Clean.
@SotoAlfred that’s nonsensical. The constitution imposed restrictions on importation of slaves, rejected the south’s demands for slave population count to minimize southern power, and the debates over how to proceed happened almost immediately after the first congress convened.
Crash SB Powers north of Constitution, blocking start of left turn lanes.
‘The president, aided and abetted by the attorney general, tears at the very fabric of our Constitution.’ — listed all of Trump’s misdeeds and it is jaw-dropping
"With God as our witness, we swear today that we will defend our rights, we will safeguard our freedoms, we will uphold our heritage, we will protect our Constitution, and we will make America stronger, prouder, safer and GREATER than ever before!”
I stand with the people gathered across the country tonight defending our values & our Constitution. This is not who we are.
BREAKING: Attorney General William Barr tonight directed immigration judges to deny bond hearings to asylum seekers. Our Constitution does not allow the government to lock up asylum seekers without basic due process. We'll see the administration in court. Again.
News the White House pulled Jim ’s credentials is not an attack on one journalist but all of the press. There should be complete solidarity. This is a moment for any Republican who says they believe in the Constitution to stand up.