Do Americans Still Respect the Bill of Rights?

This article is part of a series focusing on Lens of Liberty, a project of the Vernon K. Krieble Foundation. One of the greatest documents America’s Founding Fathers left us with is our Bill of Rights, a list of guarantees intended to protect citizens from an abusive government. Wisely foreseeing that the democratic nature of our government would allow for people with varying views to get into office, they realized the necessity of putting down on paper ten fundamental rights which no laws are ever permitted to compromise. Unfortunately, in recent years these limits on what the government may and