We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence [sic], promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America....
For some, the language of the Preamble to the Constitution is inspiring. For others, it offers promises broken or unfulfilled. What rights and opportunities does this document secure, and for whom? How have time and circumstance shaped, and been shaped by, these ideals?
As an educational institution that receives federal funding, Trinity University marks Constitution Day by inviting our campus community to take a more critical look at this founding document.
This year's display focuses civil liberties and privacy. It can be found on the main floor of the library near the Starbucks area. Display books are available for checkout!