(IBD) — A Nevada family files a lawsuit after police literally seize their house to use as a command post after entering without a warrant and assaulting family members. Isn’t this what helped start the American Revolution?

For those who snoozed through civics class, recent news events have provided an education on the U.S. Constitution, the bedrock of American democracy, assaulted by an administration that views it as obstructionist and irrelevant and by courts that view it as a “living document” — which is to say it means whatever they say it means on any given day.

The contraceptive mandate within ObamaCare has assaulted the Constitution’s freedom of religion guarantee in the First Amendment, for one. It has shredded the First Amendment again by confiscating the Associated Press’ records and authorizing a warrant branding Fox News reporter James Rosen a traitor.

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