Constitution Day: Constitution Day
The Health Sciences Library salutes Constitution Day by offering pocket size copies of The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States of America.
Please stop in on September 15-18 for your copy!
“The Constitution of the United States of America is the supreme law of the United States. Empowered with the sovereign authority of the people by the framers and the consent of the legislatures of the states, it is the source of all government powers, and also provides important limitations on the government that protect the fundamental rights of United States citizens”.
Learn more about the Constitution
U.S Constitution view at the National Archives: http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/
Constitution Day and Citizenship Day: http://www.loc.gov/law/help/commemorative-observations/constitution-day.php
History of Constitution Day: http://www.constitutionfacts.com/us-constitution-day/history-of-constitution-day/
National Constitution Center: http://blog.constitutioncenter.org/2016/09/top-10-myths-about-the-constitution-on-constitution-day/
Official Constitution Day website: http://www.constitutionday.com/
Health Care and the Constitution
New York State Constitution Day Events
New York State Archive and Library press release
The New York State Archives and Library will celebrate Constitution Day on Saturday, September 16 with a public display of New York State's handwritten 1788 copy of the United States Constitution, from the convention in Poughkeepsie where it was ratified.
NYS Constitutional Convention
"At the general election to be held in the year nineteen hundred fifty-seven, and every twentieth year thereafter, and also at such times as the legislature may by law provide, the question “Shall there be a convention to revise the constitution and amend the same?”shall be submitted to and decided by the electors of the state..."
New York Constitution, Article XIX, §2