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GOVERNMENT & POLITICS


 

O harmonizer with the Torah, and sage devoted to a divine life! Of such a character ought those to be who perform the duties of the Torah at the risk of their own blood, and defend it with generous sweat by sufferings even unto death. You, father, have gloriously established our right government by your endurance; and making of much account our service past, prevented its destruction, and, by your deeds, have made credible the words of philosophy.  MAKKABIYM REVIY`IY (4 MACCABEES) 7:7-9 את CEPHER

THE CONSTITUTION OF

THE UNITED STATES

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

All Amendments to the United States Constitution

THE Conventions of a number of the States, having at the time of their adopting the Constitution, expressed a desire, in order to prevent misconstruction or abuse of its powers, that further declaratory and restrictive clauses should be added: And as extending the ground of public confidence in the Government, will best ensure the beneficent ends of its institution.

LEARN YOUR RIGHTS AND GAIN YOUR FREEDOM

Elections and Voting

The most important rights of American citizens is the franchise—the right to vote. Originally under the Constitution, only white male citizens over the age of 21 were eligible to vote. This shameful injustice has been corrected and voting rights have been extended several times over the course of our history. Today, citizens over the age of 18 cannot be deni