"I believe in the Constitution of the United States. I believe in the principles which that instrument promulgates - the freedom of mankind to do right, to worship God according to the dictates of their own conscience, freedom to pursue their way in peace and to observe and maintain their rights, their freedom, their liberties, and justly recognize and equally preserve and defend the rights freedom and liberty of their neighbors and of their fellow beings - and of all God's creatures. I believe that the Constitution was and still is and inspired instrument. The Lord God Almighty inspired the minds that framed it..."
-Joseph F. Smith Quoted in A Glorious Standard page 30