Individual as unalienable . . .

  • “The whole of that Bill [of Rights] is a declaration of the right of the people at large or considered as individuals… [I]t establishes some rights of the individual as unalienable and which consequently, no majority has a right to deprive them of.” ~Albert Gallatin, letter to Alexander Addison, 1789
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Your Rights from the Bill of Rights . . .

  • “You have rights antecedent to all earthly governments; rights that cannot be repealed or restrained by human laws; right derived from the Great Legislator of the Universe.” ~John Adams
  • “The whole of the Bill (of Rights) is a declaration of the right of the people at large or considered as individuals …. It establishes some rights of the individual as unalienable and which consequently, no majority has a right to deprive them of.” ~Albert Gallatin, New York Historical Society, October 7, 1789
  • “Those who would give up essential Liberty to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” ~Ben Franklin, Respectfully Quoted, p. 201, Suzy Platt, Barnes & Noble, 1993
Published in: on January 23, 2009 at 12:08 pm  Leave a Comment