The US constitution was written in 1787, over 233 years ago. Can it still be relevant today? It was written to provide checks and balances of power. It was written to give basic rights and freedoms to its citizens. It allows for amendments to encompass unforeseen future circumstances. Many people today question whether the constitution is doing the job it was meant to do. Does it protect all the people of the United States? Is it being ignored or corrupted by politicians? Does it need to be re-written? In order to attempt to answer these questions, it helps to be better informed. Check out some of the resources available on many of the critical issues of today and how they relate to our constitution.