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Friday, July 29, 2011

Lest we forget

The Bill of Rights of the US Constitution

1st Amendment: The freedom of speech, religion, press, the right to peaceful assembly and to petition the government.

2nd Amendment: The right to keep and bear arms and to have a well regulated militia.

3rd Amendment: No peacetime quartering of soldiers without consent.

4th Amendment: The right of a man's house as his castle to include all papers and effects against unreasonable search and seizure.

5th Amendment: A person can not be tried for a capital crime unless tried before a grand jury. It includes the double jeapardy clause which states a person may not be a witness against him/herself. Private property may not be taken for public use without just compensation. A person may not be deprived of life liberty or property without due processs of law.

6th Amendment: The right to a speedy and public trial by an impartial jury of the state with assistance of council.

7th Amendment: The value of an item over $20.00 in dispute gives a person the right to a trial by jury.

8th Amendment: Excessive bail is not required and may be considered cruel and unusual punishment.

9th Amendment: A persons rights may not be used to deny or disparage another person's rights retained by the people.

10th Amendment: Powers not delegated by the constitution and not prohibited by the states are reserved to the states or to the people.

The issue of the 14th Amendment use to answer the debt debate could be used if the debt incurred was
used to defend our nation.
I agree categorically.