“they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness...”Notice that the three specific rights are a beginning not an end. They are “among” the rights. They are not all.
There are other rights that the Creator has given us. The government is not supposed to be finding ways to limit our liberty and choices, but to stay out of the way as we find our way. At times the courts seem to understand this when they find new, unimagined “rights” such as the right to an abortion. I think the unborn child has a right to life, which is mention here but at least the court is trying for limiting government. I then realize they are really on the other side when they endorse Obamacare or take away our property with Kelo v. City of New London.
At times it seems like every branch of government is trying to instigate another Continental Congress.
homo unius libri
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