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Liberty; Law; Government; and the Constitution

Rights to Life, Liberty, and Property are Unalienable

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        I have an inherent and unalienable right to Life, Liberty, and Property.  My Liberty is my unobstructed action according to my will, within the limits drawn by the equal rights of others.  The right to protect one's rights is inherent in having those rights in the first place. I have the right to protect myself from the depredation of others in regard to my Life, Liberty, and Property. 

       What are those equal rights of others?  Exactly the same as mine; The Right to Life, Liberty, and Property.  No more, no less.

        We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with inherent and unalienable rights; that among these, are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness;
- Declaration of Independence

        Can you have happiness if you have no claim to ownership of your Just earned Property?  In simpler terms, Are you happy when your stuff is stolen?

        As in our intercourse with our fellow-men certain principles of morality are assumed to exist, without which society would be impossible, so certain inherent rights lie at the foundation of all action, and upon a recognition of them alone can free institutions be maintained. These inherent rights have never been more happily expressed than in the declaration of independence, that new evangel of liberty to the people: 'We hold these truths to be self-evident'-that is, so plain that their truth is recognized upon their mere statement-'that all men are endowed'-not by edicts of emperors, or decrees of parliament, or acts of congress, but 'by their Creator with certain inalienable rights.'-that is, rights which cannot be bartered away, or given away, or taken away, except in punishment of crime-'and that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness;
        Among these inalienable rights, as proclaimed in that great document, is the right of men to pursue their happiness, by which is meant the right to pursue any lawful business or vocation, in any manner not inconsistent with the equal rights of others, which may increase their prosperity or develop their faculties, so as to give to them their highest enjoyment.
- FIELD, J., concurring
Buthcher's Union Co. v. Crescent City Co.,
111 U.S. 746 (1884)

Life Is a Gift from God
        We hold from God the gift which includes all others. This gift is life—physical, intellectual, and moral life. But life cannot maintain itself alone. The Creator of life has entrusted us with the responsibility of preserving, developing, and perfecting it. In order that we may accomplish this, He has provided us with a collection of marvelous faculties. And He has put us in the midst of a variety of natural resources. By the application of our faculties to these natural resources we convert them into products, and use them. This process is necessary in order that life may run its appointed course. Life, faculties, production—in other words, individuality, liberty, property—this is man. And in spite of the cunning of artful political leaders, these three gifts from God precede all human legislation, and are superior to it.
- Frederic Bastiat

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