(1) Freedom of Speech, Press, Religion and Petition
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.
Right to keep and bear arms
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.
(3) Conditions for quarters of soldiers
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.
Right of search and seizure regulated
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.
Provisons concerning prosecution
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.
(6) Right to a speedy trial, witnesses, etc.
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.
(7) Right to a trial by jury
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.
bail, cruel punishment
Excessive bail shall not be
required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.
(9) Rule of construction of Constitution
The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others
retained by the people.
(10) Rights of the States under
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.
week I will be introducing Audit the Fed to the House of Representatives.
You and I may never have a better chance to pass this important legislation and finally bring transparency
and accountability to the Federal Reserve.
some time to read the message from John Tate left and help Campaign for Liberty in this crucial fight.
Congressman Ron Paul
| The Republican-controlled House and Democrat-controlled Senate are scheming
to sneak through another renewal of the freedom-stealing "PATRIOT" Act while the American public is not paying attention.
That's why it is vital you sign this petition to your representative
and senators DEMANDING they repeal the "PATRIOT" Act.
Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God. - Thomas
"No free man shall ever be
debarred the use of arms. The strongest reason
for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort,
protect themselves against tyranny in government"-- Thomas Jefferson