“Constitutionally Protected Rights are Guarded with Particular Vigor Precisely when Public Opinion Turns Against Them”

The title of this post is a quote from an article in the Wall Street Journal written by David Rivkin and Andrew Grossman.  I attach the article below.

The quote significantly captures the reason the Bill of Rights is soundly insulated from the passing whims of political and social crises, and the resulting fervor with which some or another political party seek to erode those rights by unconstitutional measures.

David Rivkin and Andrew Grossman_ Gun Control and the Constitution – WSJ

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