4 thoughts on “Rights are not Gifts from Government

  1. Watching this, I initially thought he might be diminishing the power of The Bill of Rights, but then realized he is not, but rather exemplifying what The Bill of Rights protects. I just am grateful it all was written down in those 10 ARTICLES.


  2. Bill of Rights Quotes:

    “A Bill of Rights is what the people are entitled to against every government, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference.”
    — Thomas Jefferson

    “There are only two things we should fight for. One is the defense of our homes and the other is the Bill of Rights.”
    — Smedley Butler

    “The Framers of the Bill of Rights did not purport to ‘create’ rights. Rather, they designed the Bill of Rights to prohibit our Government from infringing rights and liberties presumed to be preexisting.”
    — William J. Brennan, Jr.

    “Contrary to all the blather we here about the unique goodness of the American people or our religious heritage or anything else, the one thing that set this country apart from all others was the Bill of Rights.”
    — Harry Browne

    “Can any of you seriously say the Bill of Rights could get through Congress today? It wouldn’t even get out of committee.”
    — F. Lee Bailey

    “The Bill of Rights wasn’t enacted to give us any rights. It was enacted so the Government could not take away from us any right that we already had.”
    — Kenneth Eade

    “The Bill of Rights is the United States. The United States is The Bill of Rights. Compromise The Bill of Rights and you dissolve the very foundation upon which the union stands.”
    — A.E. Samaan

    “I suspect that the framers of the Bill of Rights have long since rolled over in their graves.”
    — Jay Parini


    1. Great points Galen

      Its damned important we understand what “rights” are and what “privileges”are and not be fooled or conned by the government of the different definitions of each. For example, guns are a right not a privilege but they want us to think otherwise.

      But yet they take more of our gun rights from us everyday. We have the “right” to blow their brains out if they try and take them.

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