Article iv, section 4 of the us constitution the united states shall guarantee to every state in this union a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them against invasion and on application of the legislature, or of the executive (when the legislature cannot be convened) against domestic violence unfortunately, efforts of states to recoup costs resulting from the.
On its face, it’s not totally clear what it means to “defend the constitution” and “bear true faith” to it for example, some people support a constitutional amendment to repeal citizens united , which would cut back on first amendment protections.
Petition to protect the constitution dear president obama: the presidential oath of office requires the president to “preserve, protect, and defend the constitution of the united states.
The constitution and slavery print this page the constitution and slavery frederick douglass is simply this — that the constitution of the united states, standing alone, and construed only in the light of its letter, without reference to the opinions of the men who framed and adopted it, or to the uniform, universal and undeviating.
Article vi of the constitution requires officials to take an oath “to support this constitution” today, 5 usc 3331 specifies the language of the oath for federal officials.
Debating the bill of rights what no government should refuse, or rest on inference when presidents of the united states want to draw attention to authoritarian regimes elsewhere in the world, they remind us that people suffering under foreign tyrannies enjoy no fundamental rights, no freedom of religion, no freedom of speech, no freedom of.
All of the states except rhode island sent delegates, and george washington served as president of the convention the convention lasted 16 weeks, and on september 17, 1787, produced the present constitution of the united states, which was drafted largely by james madison. June 30, 2011 at 12:47 pm and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states” where is protecting the constitution declared to be a more “supreme” responsibility than faithfully executing the office it’s not, steven.