The text of the Third Amendment as it appears in the Constitution of the United States

"No Soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the Owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law." - 3rd. Amendment to the Constitution of the United States

The 3rd. Amendment Defense Society: Free People, Free from Quartering

We are the 3rd. Amendment Defense Society, the only orgnization dedicated to the defense, history, and preservation of the Third Amendment of the Bill of Rights. We are currently the only orgnization fighting for our essential right to be free from quartering and we have never lost a case. We vow, in the words of Commander Peter Quincy Taggart, to never give up and never surrender!

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President's Welcome

Society President Miller sitting in a mini Oval Office holding a coffee cup and American flag

On behalf of the 3rd. Amendment Defense Society I welcome you to our website and I commend you for your interest in American Constitutional history and our natural rights. The Society implores you to stand with us in these times of Constitutional tribulation to ensure the defense of our right to be free from quartering, as guaranteed by the 3rd. Amendment. While some may see the 3rd. Amendment as a historical oddity, only in existence because of the somewhat strange British policies at the founding of our Republic, we see the true beauty and necessity of the 3rd. Thank you for visiting. - Jared Paul Miller, Society President

Rights Watch

The threats to your 3rd. Amendment Rights

Society News

All Cases Briefed!

The Founding of the 3ADS

3rd. Amendment History

Rights in Action: Engblom v. Carey

The Mexican 3rd: Article 16

Current Projects

3rdHistory Project