Does The Constitution Meant To Protect The People

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Of course the Constitution is meant to protect the people. The whole point of having the Constitution written in the first place was so the three branches of government could only have certain powers, thus protecting the people from getting put under control. It’s understandable why some people might think the Constitution is meant to control and that’s because the Constitution is basically stating all the things that cannot be done in the United States. But these laws are more aimed towards any government officials, rather than the people. “Congress shall make no law preventing the establishment of religion or prohibiting its free exercise.” (Amendment I) “... the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed [by the government]”.
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