How to Save America

FDR signing the New Deal

The Economic Bill of Rights

Excerpted from Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s message to Congress on the State of the Union, delivered on January 11, 1944. This was proposed not to amend the Constitution, but rather as a political challenge, encouraging Congress to draft legislation to achieve these aspirations. It is sometimes referred to as the “Second Bill of Rights.”

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