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PostPosted: Tue Dec 03, 2013 4:14 pm    Post subject: Constitutions, Laws and Liberties... If a post contains some illegal issues you may abuse on it - just click Abuse and fill the form Reply with quote

...a Constitution allowing the greatest possible freedom in accordance with laws by which the freedom of each is made to be consistent with that of all others.

...requires a state of freedom in which each respects the freedom and moral dignity of others. The function of a social order is to make this mutuality of freedom possible.

James Madison and Alexander Hamilton developed from Montesquieu the doctrine of "constitutionalism" to temper the force of popular sovereignty and to secure the "blessings of liberty" from majoritarian excesses.

...constitutional limits on what the majority is able to do.
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