We’re used to some seriously bizarre pronouncements from David Barton, but this one really leaves me scratching my head. He told a pre-RNC prayer gathering that abortion is unconstitutional under the 7th Amendment. What does the 7th Amendment say? I’m glad you asked:
In Suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury shall be otherwise re–examined in any Court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law.
And here’s Barton: