Government

Mark Hillman’s Capitol Review - American equality is truly revolutionary

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Equality of all citizens is a uniquely American concept.

Historian G.K. Chesterton said, "America is the only nation in the world that was founded on a creed."  That creed comes from the Declaration of Independence:

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

‘A revolutionary ruling – and not just for abortion’: A Supreme Court scholar explains the impact of Dobbs

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The ruling signals a massive change in how we read the Constitution, from a living reading to an original reading. The court has firmly rejected the theory of the living Constitution, which argues that the meaning of the document's language changes as the beliefs and values of Americans change.