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Scorecard: How Many Rights Have Americans REALLY Lost?

http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2013/02/constitution.html

Preface: While a lot of people talk about the loss of our Constitutional liberties, people usually speak in a vague, generalized manner … or focus on only one issue and ignore the rest.

This post explains the liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights – the first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution – and provides a scorecard on the extent of the loss of each right.

First Amendment

The 1st Amendment protects speech, religion, assembly and the press:

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

However, the government is arresting those speaking out … and violently crushing peaceful assemblies which attempt to petition the government for redress.

A federal judge found that the law allowing indefinite detention of Americans without due process has a “chilling effect” on free speech. And see this and this.

Continue:
http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2013/02/constitution.html

This is a detailed compilation of our rights and the links to news pieces that back up the usurpation of those rights. This is a phenominal news piece.



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glad you posted this

I had thought about it after reading it, but had to dash off... good you saw it and had the time to post it!
His is one of the best blogs out there.

Very much worth the read. Lots of links, too.

If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.
James Madison

Glad you could use it

apparently no one else can.

arguments about Beck are so much easier to deal with

sigh

If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.
James Madison

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