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  • Yes I do

    6 18.18%
  • No I don't

    5 15.15%
  • Yes I believe they do (Non US person)

    4 12.12%
  • No I don't believe so (Non US person)

    15 45.45%
  • None of the above

    3 9.09%
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Thread: Freedom In The Usa

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    As a person who lives in the USA, do you believe that you have FREEDOM as described in the Bill of Rights?
    1. Yes I do
    2. No I don't
    3. Yes I believe they do (Non US person)
    4. No I don't believe so (Non US person)
    5. None of the above
    • Amendment I
      Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
    • Amendment II
      A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.
    • Amendment III
      No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.
    • Amendment IV
      The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
    • Amendment V
      No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a grand jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the militia, when in actual service in time of war or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.
    • Amendment VI
      In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the state and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the assistance of counsel for his defense.
    • Amendment VII
      In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise reexamined in any court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law.
    • Amendment VIII
      Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.
    • Amendment IX
      The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.
    • Amendment X
      The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people

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    Opinions anyone?

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    razorsharp013's Avatar Fountain of Wit
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    @Nikita
    Have you ever sat down and read the 'Patriot Act'?

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    Aberrant
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    Sorry.... I'm not a registered voter.

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    Snee's Avatar Error xɐʇuʎs BT Rep: +1
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    It does seem as things aren't the way they ought to be in the US.

    Can't do better than that, sorry nik, no firsthand experience.

    I could post a pic of Peta Wilson wearing only boots and a chair, but I don't think it would contribute to the discussion.

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    bigboab's Avatar Poster BT Rep: +1
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    Aves have the only bill of rights that cannot be rescinded.
    The best way to keep a secret:- Tell everyone not to tell anyone.

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    Aberrant
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    Originally posted by SnnY@27 September 2003 - 14:23
    I could post a pic of Peta Wilson wearing only boots and a chair, but I don't think it would contribute to the discussion.
    Pardon my ignorance.... but how does one wear a chair?

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    razorsharp013's Avatar Fountain of Wit
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    Originally posted by JPaul@27 September 2003 - 15:21
    Patriots Act
    Thanks JP.
    Here's another: http://www.bordc.org/

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    Snee's Avatar Error xɐʇuʎs BT Rep: +1
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    Aves=Birds

    @razor: I haven't been able to see your avatar for a couple of hours, is it missing?

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