4 edition of To those who have sworn to support the Constitution found in the catalog.
To those who have sworn to support the Constitution
Smith, James of New York
|Series||Early American imprints -- no. 9379|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||87757078|
"We the People" support "The Constitution of the United States", Augusta, GA. 8, likes 2 talking about this. I'm a retired veteran that created this page as a forum to distribute information, Followers: K. Here again the position of the American Anti-Slavery Society is untouched. For whatever be the real character of the Constitution, if those who now swear to support that instrument are bound to support it in the sense which the Courts give it, then, surely, no Abolitionist can consistently take such an oath or ask another person to do so.
States have the power to compel obedience to their laws through whatever measures they see fit, provided those measures do not infringe upon any of the rights protected by the U.S. Constitution or their own state constitutions and are not unreasonably arbitrary or oppressive. There are some elected officials who choose not to use a holy book.. Notably, John Quincy Adams recounted that he had used a volume of constitutional law, with the implication that he was swearing on the principles of constitutionalism itself. Franklin Pierce did not swear an oath at all, exercising the nuance of a constitutionally-mandated option to merely affirm the oath.
Text. The current Oath of Allegiance of the United States is as follows: I hereby declare, on oath, that I absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to any foreign prince, potentate, state, or sovereignty of whom or which I have heretofore been a subject or citizen; that I will support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States of America against. JIHAD WATCH Reported that 93% of Muslim Public Officials Would Not Express Support for the Constitution They Swore to Uphold. It’s more than just about having three Muslims in Congress. I think symbolically it has great value, but I won’t rest until we have five more members of Congress; we have ten more Muslims in Congress.
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Q: Is there a U.S. law that requires a new member of Congress or the President to be sworn in using a Bible. Do those sworn in to office have to use ANY object to swear in on.
A: No. Neither can there be. The Constitution clearly prohibits any suc. Because it’s the oath that matters, not what text you swear it on. John Quincy Adams took the oath of office to be President on a law book—in Keith Ellison and Rashida Tlaib, both Muslims, took the oath on Thomas Jefferson’s personal copy of.
To those who have sworn to support the Constitution: maintain public justice, protect private right, and bring to justice every offender against the majesty of the law, the peace of the people, and their dignity, there few lines are addressed.
Justice Joseph Story likewise stated in his Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States that officers sworn to support the Constitution are “conscientiously bound to abstain from all. The Oaths Clause, along with the president’s oath of office prescribed in Article II, Section 1, Clause 8, is the practiced mechanism to uphold the Constitution’s supremacy.
The Constitution of the United States of America and Selected Writings of the Founding Fathers is a collection of classic works that traces the founding of America, from the birth of our nation in the s to the creation of a more perfect union in the early s.
It celebrates the pursuit of life, liberty, and the freedoms that define America through notable documents as well as significant /5(31). Sen. Sinema holds a copy of the constitution as she is sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence during the swearing-in re-enactments Thursday.
Alex Edelman / AFP/Getty Images. When the Federal Republican Constitution of their country, which they have sworn to support, no longer has a substantial existence, and the whole nature of their government has been forcibly changed, without their consent, from a restricted federative republic, composed of sovereign states, to a consolidated central military despotism, in which.
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Constitution Online. John Brennan’s swearing-in ceremony as director of the CIA has angered conservatives over Brennan’s decision to take the oath by placing his hand on the Constitution and not the Bible, as most. The United States Constitution Article VI, clause 3 requires that Senators and Congresspersons take the following oath of office to support the United States Constitution: I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I will take this obligation.
In theory, however, one would think that after a Muslim public official had publicly taken an oath to support the U.S.
Constitution, having to publicly choose between either following that Constitution or following Islamic Doctrine would be simple: a Muslim public official would abide by the oath of office and choose the Constitution.
The th class of Congress is one of the most diverse to serve the United States -- and nowhere is that more evident than in this viral photo showing the. That is, a constitution doesn’t often contain the purpose of a constitution. Constitutions in that sense are just plans, technical documents, not visions.
To find the ends, the purpose of a constitution, we must look toward the spirit of a people, a nation, the foundational creed of a society.
The Constitution was developed by people who risked their personal safety in order to secure human rights for themselves and their posterity. Soldiers, who are sworn to support and defend that Constitution, would betray its purpose—and thus betray their oaths—if their actions undermined human rights, whether at home or abroad.
this bold assertion and its feeble illustration, in Delolme, book 2, ch. state of legislature of that state may alter or abolish any part of the Constitution or the bill of rights, provided the bill for that purpose is passed three months before a new election, and is confirmed by the general assembly at the first session after such election, the object of which.
That lineage, in turn, has been passed down through our history by those who have been entrusted “to support and defend” our Constitution. InJohn Adams wrote to his wife, Abigail, “A Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored.
Liberty, once lost, is. While there is nothing that prevents officials from being sworn in on a Bible, there’s certainly nothing wrong with following Brennan’s example and honoring the U.S. Constitution.
Doing so not only sends a positive message, it frees government from giving the appearance of religious favoritism. On March 4,John Quincy Adams was sworn in as the sixth president of the United States. When Chief Justice John Marshall administered the oath, Adams placed his hand not on a Bible, but on a law did Adams get away with that.
Doesn’t the Constitution require the president and other holders of federal office to swear on a Bible?. All of them. Every federal employee, whether a vice president, Cabinet member, staff assistant, or postal worker, must take the same oath to support Author: Noreen Malone. A Brief History of Oaths and Books.
By Hannah The majority of Presidents have sworn in on their own Bible or on a family Bible, and over a particular page rather than over a closed book Author: Hannah Rosefield.
The U.S. Constitution and Other Writings is part of the Leather-bound Classics series and is a collection of the crucial documents, speeches, and other writings that shaped the United States. In addition to the Constitution, readers can review the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the Federalist Papers, important /5().