Thank you for the back up on this Bruce...Tom, (I think) was paraphrasing a
different document (the Declaration of Independence) and missed the point that
(Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of happiness)are listed as being "among" our
bjones <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
From: Tom Carroll <[log in to unmask]>
> At 04:23 AM 12/7/1999 MST, Mike wrote:
> >As you said in your last paragraph Stephen, "I think people have natural
> >rights..." This is the basis of the "Bill of Rights" in the U.S.
> >Constitution, that those rights are "inalienable, God-given" rights. The
> >Constitution does not grant them to us, it guarantees them. They cannot
> >taken away (lawfully).
> I disagree. ...
That's because you are completely ignorant of Constitutional law.
>Your natural, inalienable, rights, per Locke and Jefferson are
> life, liberty and property (orthe pursuit of happiness). Rights in the
> of Rights are guaranteed under the Constitution, and are subject to all
> kinds of case law.
As interpretation only. I have a huge list of just such case law. Too bad
you are too ignorant to understand it.
Bruce L. Jones
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