If there is a God, then as Creator of the universe and everything in it, including us, then He would own us, though clearly He has granted us a pretty free hand down here. If there is no God, then "ownership" has no meaning. Nor do "rights", as there is no objective standard for right and wrong. Possession = ownership without any moral high ground implied- because there is no absolute reference point for what is moral and what is not.
Some of the arguments here are stronger than others, but the strongest of them are hard to argue: "The Problem With Self-Ownership"
Localism is for people who can still sleep at night even though somebody they don't know in a city they have never been is doing things differently. ("Localism, A Philosophy of Government" on Amazon for Kindle or Barnes and Noble ebook websites)