Nonsequitur: Rights vs. Protections

February 13, 2017

Jenna Ellis at the National Review has an excellent essay explaining that the government does NOT grant rights – it protect them.  (Or should protect them.)

Unalienable rights are endowed by our Creator upon every human by virtue of being human, and privileges are given by our American government to a specific group of people — Americans. The U.S. Constitution is only five pages. It’s not complicated. That’s because it doesn’t grant rights to the American people, it grants specific, limited powers to the federal government to operate in accordance with the Declaration’s mandate: preserving and protecting the rights we the people already possess.

Read more from Jenna Ellis here.

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