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To: dynachrome
Mine is a belief in the Second Amendment and the total unwillingness to give back any rights enumerated to me by the Constitution ....

The Constitution does not "enumerate" rights to us. Our rights are God-given and are inalienable. The Bill of Rights, including the Second Amendment tells the government to secure those God-given rights and not to infringe them. As it is written:

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, — That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness."

2 posted on 08/31/2011 6:10:24 AM PDT by Gee Wally
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To: Gee Wally

Good catch.


3 posted on 08/31/2011 6:13:10 AM PDT by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: Gee Wally

Enumerated simply means listed.
The Constitution does list our rights...


5 posted on 08/31/2011 6:21:24 AM PDT by VoyagerXII
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To: Gee Wally
You're quoting the Declaration of Independence.
7 posted on 08/31/2011 6:36:24 AM PDT by Doe Eyes
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