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George Mason – “The Father of the Bill of Rights”

American Minute with Bill Federer "Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof." Thus began the first of...

George Mason – “The Father of the Bill of Rights”

American Minute with Bill Federer "Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof." Thus began the first of...

“The Father of the Bill of Rights”

American Minute with Bill Federer "Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof." Thus began the first of...

The Father of the Bill of Rights

American Minute with Bill Federer "Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof." Thus began the first of...

Bill of Rights approved September 25, 1789

American Minute with Bill Federer "Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof." Thus began the first of...

Virginia Declaration of Rights

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, U.S HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS Virginia Declaration of Rights June 12, 1776 Editor's Note: George Mason is thought to be the documents principle author. The declaration...

Congress Shall Make No Law Respecting . . . Religion

American Minute with Bill Federer "Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof." Thus began the first...

The Anti-Federalist Papers No. 35: George Mason

Federal Taxing Power must Be Restrained George Mason, June 4, 1788 George Mason of Virginia opposed the Constitution because it lacked a Bill of Rights, and...

If Our Government Is To Endure: George Mason

If the Government is to be lasting it must be founded in the confidence and affections of the people and must be so constructed as to obtain these. George Mason

Madison’s Notes: The Federal Convention of 1787, August 18

Debated: the necessity for the power for federal borrowing versus the danger, standing armies, federal versus state control of the militia, the need for select militia.

Madison's Notes: The Federal Convention of 1787, August 18

Debated: the necessity for the power for federal borrowing versus the danger, standing armies, federal versus state control of the militia, the need for select militia.

On the Dangers of Deficits and Perpetual Revenue

Mr. Mason [of Virginia], suggested the necessity of preventing the danger of perpetual revenue which must of necessity subvert the liberty of any Country.

George Mason: Declaration of Rights — Democratic Thinker

32 days before the signing of the Declaration of Independence, Virginia met in convention & adopted a Declaration of Rights-authored principally by George Mason