Arnold Williams (notebuyer) wrote,
Arnold Williams
notebuyer

Constitutional Changes

Mrs. duToit has a great idea on how to define the scope of the problem we face under our current system of laws and government: restore the missing portions of the bill of rights.

My favorites:

Amendment IV
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

Amendment V
No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.


And, of course, the Ninth and Tenth: the greatest of the neglected rights. Take a moment to add her to your list
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