"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?" Without 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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