Issue Commentary

09/16/05 – Happy Cons⁠t⁠⁠i⁠⁠t⁠u⁠t⁠⁠i⁠on Day, Amer⁠i⁠ca

By: The James Madison Institute / 2005

The U.S. Constitution is old, but Constitution Day is new. September 17th will mark its first official observance. Last December, President Bush signed into law the bill designating Sept. 17 as a day to celebrate the world’s oldest surviving written charter of government.