Originalism and The Other Founding Fathers.

Two speeches that refute the simplemindedness that is originalism

Douglass:Mathew Brady, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons || Lincoln: via Wikimedia Commons

When we think of the ‘founding fathers’ we think of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, John Adams and many others. These men, who fought the Revolutionary war, contributed to the Declaration of Independence, crafted the Constitution, and who were part of the…

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