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Join Us At The Dedication

Dec 11, 2012 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

This Saturday, December 15, 2012, MyBillofRights.org will proudly dedicate America's first monument of the Bill of Rights, on the Arizona Capitol Mall in Phoenix. The date marks the 221st anniversary of ratification of the Bill of Rights, on December 15, 1791. President Franklin Roosevelt officially designated December 15 as "Bill of Rights Day" in 1941. ...

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A Groundbreaking Development

Nov 21, 2012 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

Ground has been broken at the the site of America's first monument of the Bill of Rights. MyBillofRights.org Executive Director Chris Bliss did the honors, with Sundt Construction project manager Jeff Esgar doubling as official photographer for this shot. Sculptor Joseph Kincannon and his team have completed all ten amendment monoliths, pictured below awaiting shipment ...

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Over $100,000 Since October 1st!

Oct 21, 2012 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

Only $25,000 to go !!! MyBillofRights.org is excited to announce that since October 1st we've raised over $100,000 for the Bill of Rights Monument at the Arizona Capitol. Thanks to a strong response from a broad array of community leaders, our goal of being ready to dedicate America's first monument of the Bill of Rights this ...

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MyBillofRights.org Thanks The Rodel Foundation of Arizona

Jul 17, 2012 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

MyBillofRights.org is pleased to announce a $5000 grant from the Rodel Foundation of Arizona. To learn more about this outstanding organization visit:  rodelaz.org

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MyBillofRights.org Thanks The Military Order Of The Purple Heart

Jul 17, 2012 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

MyBillofRights.org is proud to announce a $1000 contribution from the Arizona chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Are you an active duty member or veteran of our armed forces? Check out mybillofrights.org/ProudToServe.

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Newman’s Own Foundation Awards Third Annual Grant

Jul 1, 2012 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

We are thrilled to announce that Newman's Own Foundation* has awarded MyBillofRights.org our third consecutive annual grant, in the amount of $45,000. The funds are earmarked for the Bill of Rights Monument at the Arizona Capitol.

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An Unforgettable Evening

May 15, 2012 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

The Phoenix Comedy Festival raised over $125,000 toward the Bill of Rights Monument at the Arizona Capitol. To all of the artists, as well as everyone else who worked so hard to make this success possible, we can't thank you enough!   This means we have enough money to complete the sculpting of all 10 Amendment Monoliths ...

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Interview On KJZZ Phoenix’s “Here and Now”

Apr 14, 2012 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

MyBillofRights.org Executive Director Chris Bliss is interviewed on NPR affiliate KJZZ in Phoenix by Steve Goldstein, host of KJZZ'z "Here And Now", about the Bill of Rights Monument at the Arizona Capitol and our Phoenix Comedy Festival fundraiser at Phoenix Symphony Hall on May 13th. The concert features Lewis Black, Kathleen Madigan, Steven Wright, Bill ...

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KAET 8 “Horizon” Interview / Arizona Monument

Apr 13, 2012 Comments Off on KAET 8 “Horizon” Interview / Arizona Monument Chris Bliss

MyBillofRights.org Executive Director Chris Bliss is interviewed by Ted Simon, host of KAET Channel 8's "Arizona Horizon", about the Bill of Rights Monument at the Arizona Capitol and the Phoenix Comedy Festival at Phoenix Symphony Hall supporting it. The concert features Lewis Black, Kathleen Madigan, Steven Wright, Bill Engvall and a host of other great ...

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A Milestone Reached

Mar 31, 2012 No Comments ›› Chris Bliss

Major work begins at Kincannon Studios on the amendment monoliths for the Bill of Rights Monument at the Arizona Capitol.

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