One of the great blessings which we, as Americans, have — and which sets us apart from so many other nations of the world — is the Bill of Rights which was introduced by James Madison to the First United States Congress in 1789 as a series of articles, and which went into effect Dec. 15, 1791, when these first 10 amendments to the Constitution were ratified by three-fourths of the states.
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Opinion, Pages 5 on 03/17/2010
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