Constitution Alive, Section Four, Part 3 - The Founders' Intentions For Congress: Does Congress have the constitutional power to increase the national debt? What was the Commerce Clause intended to do? Why did the Founders have a distrust of a powerful government? Do the branches of government have tools to fight each other? When we learn the original intent of the Founders, we can better see how to fix what's broken in our government. Click the link to learn the answers to these important questions and more as we continue our Constitution Alive series!
Constitution Alive, Section Four, Part 2 - The Powers Of Congress: What does Congress have the power to tax for and spend money on? What is Congress actually supposed to be doing? Are there areas Congress should not be involved in? What did "general welfare" mean to our Founding Fathers? Is Congress supposed to be adding powers to itself? Our Constitution is still alive and applicable today! As citizens, we all have a duty to study the Constitution, to understand where our rights and our freedoms are laid out in that document, and how our government structure should work. The reason our government continues to overstep its boundaries is because, “we the people” don’t know what those boundaries are! Tune in now for the second part of our three-part series!