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June 14, 1990, page S7930: Because I disagree with an unpopular decision by the Court does not mean that we ought to then all of a sudden rush in and, for the first time in 200 years, amend the Bill of Rights.

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Right now in Central and Eastern Europe, freedom is expanding, and we are thrilled by it. Let us not in this day of greater expansion of freedom amend the Bill of Rights of the U.S. Constitution. Let us not move in the opposite direction. I hope we show some courage and do not adopt a constitutional amendment.

Warren S. Apel