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Constitution Day Celebration scheduled for Thursday

The John Birch Society will host a Constitution Day Celebration from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Thursday on the steps of the Douglas County Courthouse, 1036 SE Douglas Ave., Roseburg.

The event will consist of three speakers addressing the importance and significance of the Constitution, constitutional balance of power and limited government and the necessity of an educated citizenry to maintain a free nation. Pocket-size Constitution booklets will be available. The event will last approximately an hour and guests should bring their own seating.

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Erica Welch is the special sections editor for The News-Review, mother of two and a native of Roseburg. She is an alumni of RHS, UCC and Western Oregon University. Contact her at ewelch@nrtoday.com or 541-957-4218.

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CitizenJoe

No doubt, there will be a deep discussion of the emoluments clauses in the Constitution. And about the right of people to peacefully assemble. And the authority of Congress. Sure.

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/06/trumps-grotesque-violation-first-amendment/612532/

https://www.theusconstitution.org/blog/president-trump-mocking-the-constitution/

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