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Looking at the Bill of Rights – Part Ten – Fifth Amendment (Part 3) – Personal and Property Rights

The final lines of the fifth amendment read as follows:

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.

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What\\\'s in a Name: Senate Subcommittee Drops \\\'Civil Rights and Human Rights\\\' From Name | Bernice A. King

Conservatives have constantly been in denial of the need for dealing with Civil Rights; after the ‘sixties, their attitude has been, “We don’t want to talk about it, ever.” 37 more words


Beccaria—Of False Ideas of Utility

Background of the American Revolution

In 1764, Cesare Beccaria anonymously publishes a small treatise on crime and punishment. Influential and widly read, the founders incorporated many of its thoughts into the Constitution and Bill of Rights. 589 more words


LDS Church will back nondiscrimination laws for LGBT if laws also respect religious groups

Salt Lake City (CNN) — In at least one big and bruising culture-war battle, the Mormon church wants to call a partial truce.

Convening a rare press conference on Tuesday at church headquarters in Salt Lake City, … 965 more words


From 2012: An Interview with Chris Kyle, "American Sniper"

American Sniper author Chris Kyle is interviewed by Cameron Gray at the 2012 SHOT show in Las Vegas, Nevada. This poignant video shows a very humble and human Chris Kyle talking about his book, his fans, his love for kids, and the Second Amendment .


10 Things You May Not Know About John Adams

History.com: Learn 10 surprising facts about the most educated member of the Sons of Liberty who also served as the first vice president and second president of the United States. 48 more words