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Response to jody (Reply #19)

Wed Dec 19, 2012, 04:37 PM

20. Careful

All I'm saying is that the constitution does not recognize, nor guarantee any rights as "inalienable". Any right you have can be taken away through constitutional means. It can be done on an individual level, and it can be done on a broad level (and has by the by). The Constitution does not prevent it from happening, and in fact lays out the ways in which it can be done. Furthermore, no nation on earth recognizes, in their constitution, any rights as "inalienable". England may come closest, but they've never written their constitution per se (and are frequenctly advised to do so).

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