December 15 -- Top Priority:
Bill of Rights Day
By Richard W. Stevens
Experienced hunters can spot game amazingly quickly in forests. Target
shooters almost effortlessly picture the sight alignment right over the
bull’s eye. All Americans need to develop an instinct for protecting the
Bill of Rights ... and a reflex to question even suspected violations of
Bill of Rights Day,
December 15 every year, gives us a chance to recall our precious rights, to
celebrate them, and to teach them to the younger generations. December 15 is
the date in 1791 when the Bill of Rights was ratified. It’s a day to make
every American a sharpshooter for liberty.
Owing to the great
efforts of JPFO members and supporters and others, the states of New Jersey,
South Dakota, Florida, Virginia and California, as well as a number of local
government entities have recognized an official Bill of Rights Day (BORD). All
over the country there are clubs, scout troops, and families taking time to
But it’s not all
beer and pretzels. The Bill of Rights, like a pearl of great price, is always
the target of robbers, con artists and sneak thieves. With every generation we
need to raise up civilian defenders for it. Here’s a plan for December
* Learn what the Bill of
Rights really contains. Read a copy.
* Share the Bill of
Rights with others, especially young people.
* Find out how the Bill
of Rights is under attack.
* Make a resolution to
do something to explain, promote and transmit the truth about the Bill of
Rights to other Americans, to new or prospective citizens, to others yearning
for the message of liberty.
* Become a Liberty
Sharpshooter -- be able to spot a Bill of Rights violation at 150 yards! For
each of these following policies or programs, do you know how the Bill of
Rights might be involved? (hints at the end)
(1) People being
detained on U.S. territory without formal charges or a trial?
(2) Government agents
searching home computers without a warrant?
(3) Defendants facing trial in state court and federal court for the same
(4) Advocates claiming that only the state and national government have a right
to possess firearms?
(5) Laws that forbid priva ies from promoting political candidates in the
(6) Federal agents
stopping and body-searching airline passengers, and confiscating private
property, all without probable cause?
Especially in wartime, Americans must double their efforts to keep government
power in check and to preserve the Bill of Rights. True patriots see no
conflict between protecting individual rights and protecting the nation.
Some powerful tools can
help you make Bill of Rights Day special and fruitful:
The Bill of Rights
in eleven languages: Spanish, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, and more --
available for printing at the website: www.jpfo.org
Bill of Rights Day
Video: inspiring to liberty and training to party!
Gran'pa Jack #3:
The comic-style booklet for all ages that explains every right in the Bill of
Rights, and shows how many are in danger today.
#5: The booklet that unmasks the United Nations, how it runs
opposite to American values, and how it endangers liberty worldwide.
The State vs. The
People: Comprehensive, fully-documented, this book
reveals the true nature of the police state and how our beloved America is
lurching in the wrong direction.
I Will Live Free:
The Compact Disc full of professionally-produced, inspiring tunes in many
styles, calling to mind the glory of freedom and the awesome cost ... with
dramatic coverage of the words and spirit of the first 10 Amendments.
Bill of Rights Limited Edition Commemorative Pistol: For the
true gun enthusiast, it’s a John Browning-designed 1911A1 pistol that is
uniquely numbered and chambers the .45 ACP cartridge. Finished completely in
jeweler's grade nickel silver, and overlaid with 24-karat gold is a synopsis of
the Bill of Rights ... prominently including the Second Amendment.
These are just some of
the products to help you celebrate BORD and defend our rights all year long. To
learn more and to order any of these products, just all JPFO at (800) 869-1884
or click on www.jpfo.org. Get our e-mail Alerts free. Join JPFO -- still only
$20 annual dues -- and you don’t have to be Jewish to join!
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(Hints for six questions
above: (1) 5th & 6th Amend. (2) 4th Amend. (3) 5th Amend. (4) 2nd, 9th
& 10th Amend. (5) 1st Amend. (6) 4th Amend.)