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Constitution Day Wrap-Up

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September 18, 2008

Thanks to everyone who’s signed the pledge—we already have 40,684 pledges (and counting!). And many thanks to everyone who blogged on our campaign, including Jeralyn at TalkLeft, Nick Juliano at Raw Story, and BlueThunder at DailyKos.

Marisa Treviño at LatinaLista:

No matter how the last eight years are evaluated, it’s an understatement to say that the Constitutional rights of U.S. citizens were stretched to the limit. In many cases, people’s rights were outright violated or dismissed. It became too easy to hide the reasons behind a blanket of excuses about national security.

As the run for the White House continues and each candidate promises to bring “change” to Washington, it is painfully obvious that some things never should have changed — namely, trivializing the Constitutional rights of the people.

Christy Hardin Smith at Firedoglake:

Would that were so for the whole of this nation as we sit here, on Constitution Day, and try to remember that we are a nation of laws, not of frightened, angry sheeple.

Our goal is to deliver 300,000 pledges to McCain and Obama’s offices by October 15. So please continue to spread the word!