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Response to white_wolf (Reply #47)

Mon Dec 24, 2012, 04:34 PM

48. I said rights are rights because people excluded them from authority to govern when they created

 

governments.

Doesn't matter before that, rights come from the people and means simply it's off-limits to government.

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One state constitution said:
Construction of Declaration of Rights.

That this enumeration of certain rights shall not impair or deny others retained by the people; and, to guard against any encroachments on the rights herein retained, we declare that everything in this Declaration of Rights is excepted out of the general powers of government, and shall forever remain inviolate.


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