The First 10 Amendments Of Freedom: Security, Security And Freedom

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Security and freedom has always been in the hearts of all Americans and in the hearts of the first Americans. When the colonists wanted to be free from British oppression they wanted freedom and security from unfair trials and protection of an unjust laws. The first 10 amendments of the U.S. constitution protect the rights of all Americans. Under the British rule the colonists’ rights were denied, they were denied a fair trial and they were denied their freedom. In this case I would choose freedom, and the reason why is that with the freedom that constitution provides not only does it provide freedom of our basic rights but it also allows us to protect ourselves. It allows us to practice our rights within what the constitution allows. …show more content…
John Locke believed that the government should be there to serve the people and not the other way around, Locke believed that the sole purpose of the monarchy was to serve its people. Locke was against the abuse of power that King James the 2nd was ruling England. Locke didn’t believe that people were born a subject of the British monarchy; Locke believed that people were born with natural rights or in other words naturally free of oppression. Locke believed that the government should be elected not inherited; he explains why King James the 2nd was overthrown. He believed that if the people are unsatisfied with the government or it’s king then the people should rebel against the king and the government, he said it was their obligation to do so. He believed that if the government is abusing its authority then the people could judge the government and those who voted for them, could judge their behavior. Locke beliefs in government inspired Thomas Jefferson in drafting the Declaration of Independence and well James Madison create the U.S. …show more content…
George W. The center for constitution rights arraigned President George. W. Bush for his torture treatment on prisoners in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. President Bush admitted that he did use torture treatment on prisoners. Former prisoners have filed charges, and Canada said they would prosecute President Bush if he were to be on Canadian territory.
2013 Clapper v. Amnesty International- The FISA face a challenge when they were authorizing monitoring on people that lived outside the United States. The International Amnesty challenge claimed that FISA violated the 1st and 4th amendment of the United States, but according to the District Court they were “lacking” proof, the Amnesty appealed the District decision.
2013 American Civil Liberties Union v. National Security Agency- The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against NSA for violating both 1st and 4th amendment. The Supreme Court denied the charges, and ACLU appealed the court decision.
2013 Freedom Watch USA v. National Security Agency-This case is another lawsuit against the NSA on their unlawful and unconstitutional monitoring of people living in the United States. The Freedom Watch USA is claiming that the NSA monitoring is unconstitutional and in direct violation of the 1st and 4th amendment of the

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