Securing Liberty: The Purpose and Importance of the Bill of Rights


Publication Date: December 2007

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Joseph Postell

Research Area: Government; Human rights

Keywords: Thought; jefferson; Madison; bill of rights

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States

Abstract:

A bill of rights, the Founders saw, could serve the noble purpose of public education and edification.