(WASHINGTON) — Congressman Allen West (R-FL) released this statement on the 225th anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution:
“Two and a quarter centuries ago, our Founding Fathers came together and signed the principled law by which all of America’s laws created thereafter would follow, the United States Constitution. The Founders created this document to secure our fundamental rights and provide for an unprecedented degree of human freedom. The Constitution continues to protect our freedom so we can live the life we desire, without intrusion from the government or fear of retaliation for expressing the beliefs and values we hold close to us.
225 years later, the Constitution is the most important document ever created in the United States. It also continues to be the most threatened. Some believe the Constitution is archaic and should change with the times. For 22 years, as an Army Officer, I put…
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