How to Stop Leftists' 'Living Constitution' Lie

In opposing Judge Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, Senator Dianne Feinstein pontificated: "I firmly believe the American Constitution is a living document intended to evolve as our nation evolves."  Well, Senator Feinstein, conservatives agree with you.  We think the Constitution ought to be changed when circumstances create a compelling reason for that change.  Conservatives, however, believe that the process for changing the Constitution is the process clearly described in Article V. Slavery was ended by amendment, and blacks were granted equal protection of the law as well as the right to vote by the three Civil War amendments.  Women were granted the right to vote by amendment.  Prohibition and then the end of Prohibition were enacted by amendment.  Whether conservatives agreed with the particular amendments – and several were anathema to conservatives – there was no argument about the process being proper and the...(Read Full Article)

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