First Amendment | New survey shows young people want the Constitution read with a ‘current times’ mindset
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 5/22/18, 02:37 pm
A majority of Americans say courts should interpret the U.S. Constitution according to what it “means in current times” not as “originally written,” according a new Pew Research Center survey. This year’s survey results mark the first time a majority of respondents (55 percent) advocate that position and reveal a deep, and growing, generational and political divide over the idea of timeless truth.