Moderation in following the Constitution is no virtue

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December 1, 2011
Independent Institute
by Ivan Eland  
Posted in Commentary

"The framers of the Constitution did not overlook special national security needs; they simply made the rights of the accused paramount. After all, even those accused of heinous crimes might be innocent. The framers were not merely protecting the rights of criminals or terrorists, but those of every citizen." (11/30/11)

http://www.independent.org/newsroom/article.asp?id=3194  

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