Odds are when you were in Public School you were not taught the definition of this very important word.
So here we go:
Not subject to sale or transfer; inseparable.
That which is inalienable cannot be bought, sold, or transferred from one individual to another. The personal rights to life and liberty guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States are inalienable. Similarly, various types of property are inalienable, such as rivers, streams, and highways.
West’s Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
I beg your pardon Justice Stevens, only as I’m polite, but the Second Amendment which is actually the Second Inalienable Right as listed in the Bill of Rights cannot be “Repealed”. The only reason it appears as an Amendment to the Constitution is for recording purposes. As you should know, Sir, there was a vociferous debate regarding the placement of them as Amendments rather than leaving them as a stand alone document for the very reason we are dealing with such idiocy today. Many of the Founding Fathers knew that the remaining Monarchists (about 30% of the population), most of whom had surrendered to the inevitable and thrown in with the ‘Federalists’, would continue to try to position these Inalienable Rights as Amendable by Man. The idea of one’s right being given to them by other men is the tenent of Monarchy as it is the foundation of Socialism/Communism. Without one man being able to force another man to do what he wants there would be no governing paradigm resembling the above. It is always about force, Mr. Stevens. Our Freedom rests on being able to resist it.
This is exactly why Free Speech and an Armed Populace is integral to a Free Society.
The Bill of Rights was debated down to its simplest form so Every Man could understand it, rich and Poor alike. Simple, Powerful and Direct. The Bill of Rights is the Maxim for Human Freedom.
It has been proven over and over throughout history and continues to be illustrated around the World.
The absence of an armed population, given enough time, always ends in Tyranny. We do not need to repeat the errors of the past which has demonstrably resulted in Oppression, Death and Destruction of Human life.
We should be past that here in the United States.
But, Mr. Stevens, thank you for your input. It’s important for us to remember that people like you still exist… and always will. It’s also important for all of us to recognize that such an oppressive mindset can rise to the highest levels of our government. We need to be vigilant and more careful.
adjective incapable of being conveyed, incapable of being sold, incapable of being transferred, nontransferable, not able to be conveyed, quod abalienari non potest, secured by law, unable to be bought, unable to be disposed of, unforfeitable, untouchable
Associated concepts: inalienable lands, inalienable rights
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I hope this letter finds you well.
I agree with you that everyone world over should read, and more importantly make an effort to understand, the U.S. Constitution. Having studied it myself, I agree with your plea and suggest we begin with every U.S. Lawyer.
I would add that particular attention should be paid to the first ten amendments otherwise known as The Bill of Rights… A Bill of Inalienable Rights… The Rights possessed by U.S. Citizens which cannot be taken away, ever, without destroying the Founding Document you waved in your hand.
It was indeed the correct venue to make such a plea, I can think of none better.
I Commend your Son’s service in protecting that very Document which your preferred Ideology see’s as limiting all of the things you want to do for/to us.
I’m incredibly sorry your son lost his life in his principled endeavor.
I am grateful there exist people like your son who do those things the rest of us are either unwilling, unable, or have done so already, in the defense of the Greatest Experiment in Self Governance the World has Ever Known.
He was clearly a great man… and your personal loss cannot be fully understood by either candidate for president. Neither of them have experienced such pain.
If your Son’s sacrifice is not to be in vain, Genuinely Understanding American Exceptionalism and Enlightenment Governing Theory is desperately needed by your audience. But as you made clear, it starts with reading the Document, and only then can anyone begin to comprehend your son’s sacrifice for our Freedom.
You have chosen a difficult quest…
I promote your efforts.
-Mike at makeaneffort
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