“endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,...”If you are detail oriented you will notice a possible spelling problem. Whether you start the word with “in” or “un” it means the same. One is a Latin prefix, the other English. Both words make it clear that certain rights are permanent.
The key concept is that the government does not have the right to take away what were considered the basic rights of human beings. The list is not long but it is important.
We believe, our Founders believed, in limited government. The current leaders in our political wars need to be reminded of that.
homo unius libri