Happy Constitution Day! In honor of the federal holiday, members of the Libertarian Party of Minnesota — Southeast Affiliate will be handing out free copies of the U.S. Consitutions from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Peace Plaza in downtown Rochester. Jim Rongstad gave me a heads up about the event. In an e-mail, he said one of the organization's purposes is "the education of voters in Southeast Minnesota on the ideas of governing through liberty set forth by the Constitution of America."
Rusty on your Constitution Day history? Here's an interesting article in the Washington Examiner. Apparently former longtime Sen. Robert Byrd played a key role in establishing the holiday. And here's a nifty list of 10 fast facts on the Constitution.