Commentary: I would say I honor our Constitution.
But there's something pro forma about that when your family has been here since 1648, and you had relatives at Lexington and Concord Bridges. Oh, yeah. Nice constitution. Yawn.
I came to feel more deeply about the Constitution as a southern civil rights worker. We had no real protection, but the federal government's authority over interstate commerce gave the Feds some power over the state. (We didn't know that Hoover's FBI was busy trying to blackmail Martin Luther King.)