At 04:55 PM 12/4/99 EST, Rick Blaney wrote:
>Excuse me, Neil. I can't speak for your country, however, in the United
>States, the preponderance of court rulings have always upheld the rights of
>people and the 10 Amendments to the Constitution.
The fact that they haven't always done so is enough indication that the
Bill of Rights is seen
by government as something provisional, to be ignored if necessary or
expedient, rather than
as something untouchable and sacred.