This is the Bill of Rights

Editor’s Note — On Dec. 15, 1791, the new United States of America ratified the Bill of Rights, the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, confirming the fundamental rights of its citizens.

By Doug Anstaett
Special to the I-R

When someone mentions the name George Mason, the first thought that may come to mind is: “Oh, yes, they have a great basketball team.”

That’s true, but basketball is not the reason George Mason should be remembered by most Americans. His contribution to our nation is much more important.

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