Our Constitution’s framers established a government that is based on the premise that rights are God-given or inherent, and the purpose of government should be to protect those rights. The Constitution is a contract that was signed off by the sovereign states. A contract is not subject to having the terms changed from the original other than to make addendums.
Yet, some are saying that our Constitution is no longer appropriate — that we need new rules for new times.
Actually our Constitution is a new concept. Changing it would be to go back to the same collectivism/socialism that has been the order of the day since the beginning of time; people have been as smart and ambitious as Americans are today, yet they lived in poverty. It wasn’t until America devised the Constitution that a free environment resulted in conditions that far exceed that of royalty in the past and are the envy of the world today. But, we have gone so far afield from the principles on which our Constitution was founded.
We have been the recipients of the most privileged life., Yet, we are throwing it away. Unless, or until, we once again adhere to our Constitution, we will leave a very sad heritage to future generations.