By Edward Achorn
History shows us — and the coronavirus episode has confirmed — that constitutional rights have no force unless the people get behind them.
For these rights to function, politicians must uphold the Constitution, which they take an oath to defend as a requirement for assuming the powers of office.
In addition, courts must sometimes be called into action, and then adjudicate in favor of constitutional protections.
Most of all, Americans must jealousy guard their rights if they hope to retain them.Continue reading →