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Your responses: What does the U.S. Constitution mean to you in 6 words?

Written by Colette Clarke, Interactive Producer | Apr 24, 2013 10:18 AM

Peter Sagal, host of NPR's Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me hit the road to find out if the Constitution has what it takes to keep up with modern America. Sagal traveled across the country by motorcycle in search of where the U.S. Constitution lives, how it works and how it doesn't... how it unites us as a nation and how it has nearly torn us apart. The four-part series, CONSTITUTION USA, premieres May 7 at 9 p.m. on witf.

In conjunction with the series, we asked you "What does the U.S. Constitution mean to you in 6 words?" Below are your responses:

  • "Individual liberty and the common good" - Steven Knaub of Camp Hill, via Public Insight Network
  • "Represent us all, not just some." - Mike Wilson of Harrisburg, via Public Insight Network
  • "Freedom - Protection - Power - Security - Conflict - History" - Jeanette Richards of Carlisle via Public Insight Network
  • "Liberty and Union, now and forever" - Dan Bates, via Facebook
  • "protect citizens from big government greed" - Harry Bateman, via Facebook
  • "We The People--ALL The People!" - James D'Angelo, via Facebook
  • "All for one, and one for all." - Cb Zales, via Facebook
  • "Guaranteed rights and protection from over-reaching government." - J.b. Ronan, via Facebook
  • "The foundation of our rights: - Gary Jones, via Public Insight Network

Now it's your turn to share:

What does the U.S. Constitution mean to you in just 6 words?

We'll add your responses to this entry.

Learn more about witf's Public Insight Network here.

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