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"A Republic If You Can Keep It!"

Written By: Andrew Zuelke - Constitution Party of Wisconsin, Public Relations  |  Posted: Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

          In 1787, a lady asked Constitution Convention Pennsylvania delegate Benjamin Franklin, "What form of government was created by this new constitution, a democracy or a monarchy?" Benjamin FranklinWithout hesitation, Franklin responded with the quote above.

          The Constitution Party supports only a republican form of government.  So does the US Constitution which clearly states in Article 4, Section 4:  The United States shall guarantee to every state in this Union a republican form of government."  Not a democracy-it says republican!  True support of the Constitution means defending individual rights and upholding rule of law, not rule of man.

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