"Founding Father John Jay, an author of the Federalist Papers and the original Chief Justice of the U. S. Supreme Court, wisely recommended:
“Every member of the State ought diligently to read and to study the constitution. . . .
By knowing their…"
“is but the body and the letter .. of which,
the former is the thought and the spirit...
and it is always safe .. to read the letter of the constitution...
in the spirit of the .. Declaration of Independence.”