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Why Two Constitutions?


As a result of Supreme Court rulings, which often appear to have been arrived at based on ideological motives, American citizens are now living under a Constitution that is significantly different from the Constitution created by our Founding Fathers with affixed Constitutional Amendments as Constitutionally passed by Congress.


The original Constitution, as written by our Founding Fathers consists of approximately eleven pages with an additional eleven pages of Amendments passed by Congress.


Over the years, interpretations of the Constitution by the Supreme Court, right or wrong, has bloated our constitution into a document consisting of thousands of pages. The actual number of pages is debatable; however, it is safe to say that the number would be substantial given the number of cases that the Supreme Court has heard over the years. Many interpretations leading to rulings, which on the surface, appear to have been made based on what the Justices ideologically believed to be in the best interest of America and its citizens and not on what the Founding Fathers intended.


What happens when the Supreme Court gets it wrong?


Misguided court decisions have altered the path of our nation in sadly noticeable ways and this question arises again and again after sharply divisive rulings are made by the court. The short answer is: Not much can be done. In the American judicial system, an edict from the high court is almost uniquely without check or balance. When justices err, the people suffer the consequences.


The only corrective course is the high court itself, as future generations of justices reconsider once-settled doctrines. But problems often get worse before they get better, because Supreme Court errors are rarely one-offs. When a cabal of justices goes astray, they tend to keep on going. Mistake follows mistake, and the boundaries of American freedom get squeezed.


As of 2023, the Supreme Court has overruled more than 300 of its own cases (Struyk, Ryan - September 2018). A very small sample of cases that the Supreme Court got wrong and subsequently overturned their own ruling are:


Dred Scott decision (1857) which was a legal case in which the U.S. Supreme Court

ruled 7 to 2 on March 6th, 1857, that a slave who resided in a free state or territory was

not thereby entitled to freedom; that African Americans were not and could never be

citizens of the United States. (Encyclopedia Britannica)


Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), which upheld racial segregation, overruled by Brown v. Board

of Education (1954), which declared segregation unconstitutional.


Lochner v. New York, (1905), which invalidated a law limiting working hours, overruled

by West Coast Hotel Co. v. Parrish (1937).


Adler vs Board Of Education (1952) was one of many cases in which state statutes

barring members of "subversive" organizations from public employment were upheld on the basis that public employment was a privilege and not a right. The 6-3 decision

rejected assertions that the state statutes violated the First Amendment freedoms of

speech and assembly. This decision was effectively overruled by the Keyishian vs Board

of Regents in 1967.


Baker v. Nelson (1972), which dismissed a challenge to a ban on same-sex marriage,

overruled by Obergefell v. Hodges (2015), which legalized same sex marriage

nationwide.


Roe v. Wade (1973) which established a right to abortion, partially overruled by Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pa. v. Casey (1992), which upheld some restrictions on

abortion. Roe v. Wade was overturned in its entirety in 2022 and turned over abortion

decisions to the individual states to pass state abortion legislation based on the majority

of its citizens expressed desires.

Bowers v. Hardwick (1986), which upheld a ban on sodomy, overruled by Lawrence v.

Texas (2003), which struck down the ban as a violation of privacy.


Their remains hundreds of Supreme Court rulings which merit readdressing because of their constitutional questionability. The Constitution of the United States has become so expansive that it requires Constitutional scholars and lawyers to interpret the Constitution as it now exists. It is no longer the clean straight forward conservative decree crafted by our Founding Fathers.

 

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What happened to our once proud Constitutional Republic?


"American Insanity" addresses this question. If further addresses the question of how our constitution became so bloated and misinterpreted; how Washington politicians and the bureaucracy have ceased to represent the people we entrusted to honorably and faithfully represent us, insure the survival of our culture, heritage and the very fabric of our constitutional republic. It speaks to the radical social behavior of our young whose education is flawed as a result of a failed federal education system. "American Insanity" addresses how "We The People" have become so apathetic towards the governing of our Nation causing many to become disengaged; how and why our constitutional republic is rapidly propelling itself to suicide as a sovereign Nation. "American Insanity" presents not only the critical issues at play in our Nation but presents the only solutions which can save our Constitutional Republic, our heritage, and our culture.


Please visit https://www.americaninsanity.org for a Chapter-by-Chapter summary of what is addressed in each Chapter of the book and for links to purchase my book. My website also provides a link to Epoch Times original documentary “What Really Happened on January 6th, 2021.” A must watch video that overturns the Democrat Party's version of events.


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