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Response to cleanhippie (Reply #13)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 01:42 PM

14. You should read your own OP "Should a Constitutional Amendment ban religion from government?"

 

That's a simple question and addresses one of the inalienable/unalienable rights that preexist our Constitution.

SCOTUS said "We look to this because it has always been widely understood that the Second Amendment, like the First and Fourth Amendments, codified a pre-existing right. The very text of the Second Amendment implicitly recognizes the pre-existence of the right and declares only that it “shall not be infringed.” As we said in United States v. Cruikshank, 92 U. S. 542, 553 (1876), “{t}his is not a right granted by the Constitution. Neither is it in any manner dependent upon that instrument for its existence. The Second amendment declares that it shall not be infringed. {page 19}."

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