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Fixing the Framers’ Failures: The 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments and America’s New Birth of Freedom (Session 4)

October 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pU4jQxD9Itc

Join us for the fourth in a series of five sessions led by author, speaker and attorney Robert McWhirter. Tonight’s topic: “The 14th Amendment: Defining A New Nation.”

America is “freedom” and “rights” – or so most of us say.

If pressed, we say we have “civil rights,” a ubiquitous category of entitlements going back to the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, or even the Magna Carta.

The Fourteenth Amendment (1868) gives this discussion its constitutional foundation. It expresses Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence that “all men are created equal” and Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address that “this country was conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.”

The broadest and longest Civil War Amendment, the Fourteenth is the platform of many of today’s culture wars, as its framers intended.

Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pU4jQxD9Itc

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Date:
October 6
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Website:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pU4jQxD9Itc

Organizers

Secular AZ
Humanist Society of Greater Phoenix

Venue

Humanist Center of Greater Phoenix
627 W Rio Salado Pkwy
Mesa, AZ 85201 United States
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