Rights around the world are the same.Submitted by ChristianAnarchist on Wed, 01/22/2014 - 04:57
The videos of the people's militias in Mexico fighting off the corruption it calls attention to something we should all know. We need to know that all around the world (and even the universe) "rights" are universal. We like to think that we have some kind of corner on rights because the constitution was perhaps a cornerstone event in history in defining some of humanities rights and restricting "the goons" from infringing on said right. It's important to note that our rights precede the constitution. It is a correct notion that we were “created” with our rights. They come from our “Creator” and exist as an integral part of us. As such they exist wherever men exist (neutral gender there ladies).
I travel to China a lot and so my “rights” travel with me. I tell people that when I'm in China a HAVE a right to bear arms. The “goons” there do everything they can to INFRINGE upon that right, but my right is there none the less. If I can find a weapon there (it's difficult but not impossible) I have the RIGHT to carry it and use it for protection. If you've seen the videos of the people's militias in Mexico trying to protect their communities you see people who have ignored the “gun laws” and obtained guns for their own protection. RIGHTS are not confined by imaginary lines in the sand such as the one between “Mexico” and “The USA”.
All people no matter where they are have the same rights. It's a common mistake here in the “USA” to try to make a distinction between “citizen” and “foreigner” with regard to protection of rights. ANY person has the same rights whether they are “illegal” according to some words written on paper or a “citizen” (whatever that means). Even the Supreme Court said as much back in the mid 1800's in Yick Wo v. Hopkins (look it up). If we were suddenly transported to the surface of Mars, we still have the same rights by nature of being created with them. They follow us wherever we go. They can be “infringed” but they can never be separated from us!