In a historic move, the Supreme Court has declared that the Bill of Rights of the US Constitution is unconstitutional and deemed null and void.
This action is in response to complaints raised by the LeftHanded
Alliance, a Lefty advocacy group based in the west.
The supreme court would have simply renamed the "Bill of Rights" to the "Bill of protected liberties", but the power to make that change rests with the US congress, as the court can only validate or nullify laws.
Reportedly, this action poses a major constitutional issue as many of our current laws are based on a now illegal doctrine.
Rep Pete Petoskey of Vermont (chairman of the powerful Ways to Mean committee) is doubtful that
a replacement for the "Bill of Rights" could pass through congress anytime soon.
"Few of us in government could support much of what was the Bill of Rights" he says, and adds "We surely will draft replacement legislation, likely with much more limited scope".
Current polls show that the public interest in "protected liberties" (formerly called "rights") is
small. Due to this, it is unlikely that the politicians will reinstate these former amendments to the constitution. It is unclear exactly how extensive the effect on our laws will be, but it is anticipated to be tremendous.