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    Has the government deviated from the Constitution?

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    How has American government followed the path that the Framers would have prescribed? How has the government deviated?

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    To answer this question it is helpful to look at some original phrases written by the Framers. First of all consider the rights of "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." It could be argued that in America we have more freedom to enjoy life, more liberties and more happiness than any other nation on earth. However, we could also point to the high rates of abortion, suicide and murder to counteract the original claim of enjoying life. Some would say that rather than ...

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    This discussion focuses on the goals of the framers of the Constitution and asks whether our current government has achieved those goals or if it has significantly deviated from those goals. Over 350 words of original text.