City Council observes Bill of Rights Day

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Fairbanks city council welcomed the Boy Scouts Troop 92 last night, who read aloud the Bill of Rights before the council during their meeting at city hall.
The reading of the Bill of Rights has been an annual event at city hall for the past decade.
This year marks the 226th anniversary of the 1791 ratification of the US Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
Each of the Boy Scouts helped read out the amendments, in order.
December 15th is known as 'Bill of Rights Day'.
Fairbanks resident, Frank Turney, says he was proud of the Boy Scouts for stepping forward to read the Bill of Rights.
Frank Turney; Fairbanks, Alaska>>: "I'm glad to see them step up to the plate. I'm hoping that after reading that, it will inspire some of them to really get into what the ten amendments is all about when it comes to limiting the power of the federal government, I wanna protect our individuals rights and liberties. That's what most of our elected officials are sworn to do is to uphold the U.S. Constitution and that includes the Bill of Rights."