WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2018 – Today, our nation will celebrate Constitution Day, marking the 231st anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution in 1787. The American Bar Association invites all Americans to use this anniversary to reflect on the rights and responsibilities guaranteed by the Constitution and how critical the document has been to our democracy and way of life.
This Constitution Day, let us consider all the constitutional protections we experience every day and their importance in sustaining our liberties and ensuring a free society. Let us also dedicate ourselves to preserve and protect these rights for all people. Our democracy will endure only if we the people commit to protecting the Constitution on which this country was founded.
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