Bill of Rights Day December 15


Today marks the anniversary of the day that Virginia ratified the Bill of Rights making it a part of the U.S. Constitution.  The Bill of Rights, passed by Congress on September 25, 1789 originally had 12 amendments-one concerned the number of people to be represented by Congress, and the other Congressional pay raises which was eventually passed in 1992.  Sadly, far too many Americans have little understanding and appreciated for the Bill of Rights which restricted the federal government.  Thankfully, there are a number of organizations working to change that, and we, at Camp Constitution are among them.  Several years ago,  8-year-old Luke “Kid Constitution” Boyce attended our annual family camp and recited the Bill of Rights by memory: