Monday, February 24, 2014

Calaveras County Taxpayers Association - Promoting Constitution

Taxpayers Promoting Constitution

The Calaveras County Taxpayers Association (CCTA) is launching an outreach effort to promote constitutional principles through distribution of a booklet, The US Constitution and Fascinating Facts About It, to public officials and other leaders in Calaveras County. 

The group's President, Al Segalla, said "The first batch of booklets will be presented to county supervisors at the board meeting on Tuesday, February 25.  More copies will be presented to other officials, educators and leaders in the near future.    A Constitution contest with prizes for students is being considered. CCTA previously sponsored a student contest for posters and essays and the proud winners were presented awards from Congressman, Tom McClintock." 

Bob Mulvany, CCTA Project Chair, said "These booklets are unique and have had over two million copies distributed worldwide.  The booklet contains so much more than the founding document, including Fascinating Facts About the Founding Fathers, The Declaration Of Independence, The Articles of Confederation, The Supreme Court and 20 Land Mark Cases In Supreme Court History to name just a few." 

The U.S. Constitution is one of the most influential legal documents in existence. Since its creation, some two hundred years ago, over one hundred countries around the world have used it as a model for their own.

Oak Hill Publishing Company, publisher of the booklets has created an extensive website,, which contains a huge amount of interesting information including a Fun Zone for kids.

Why such effort and expense? Segalla said: "If we would preserve our constitutional form of government, we may be able to offer future generations an environment of freedom and prosperity that has been so good for mankind."

For more information, go to, or call 785-1491.