We need to protect our God-given rights
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On 6unday, -unH 30, yRu printed a letter from Matthew Algeo of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, who was incorUHFW whHn hH wURWH WhaW , was wrong for writing that AUWiFOH 8 Rf WhH 8niWHd 1aWiRns 8nivHUsaO DHFOaUaWiRn of Human Rights dictates that human rights are granted by the government and therefore can be revoked by the government.
AUWiFOH 8 sWaWHs, “(vHUyRnH has the right to an effective remedy by the competent national tribunals for acts violating the fundamental rights granted him by the constitution or by law.” This plainly states that fundamental human UighWs aUH gUanWHd, nRW by GRd, but by the constitution or by law, which is completely conWUadiFWRUy WR RuU 8niWHd 6WaWHs DHFOaUaWiRn Rf ,ndHpHndHnFH, 8.6. CRnsWiWuWiRn and BiOO Rf Rights.
OuU DHFOaUaWiRn Rf ,ndHpendence states, “Men ... are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights.” This concept was new to a world that long experienced tyrants, dictators and monarchs. 7hH 8.6. CRnsWiWuWiRn fROlowed, erecting a government of limited powers and pURWHFWing WhRsH GRd-givHn UighWs. 7hH BiOO Rf 5ighWs did not grant rights but fuUWhHU pURWHFWHd RuU GRd- given rights from the government.
, iPpORUH RuU FiWizHnUy WR learn the truth behind the 8niWHd 1aWiRns aW www. jbs.org/issues-pages/unitednations and to contact our federal representatives to demand his/her support of H.5. 75: 7hH APHUiFan 6Rvereignty Restoration Act of 2013. Erich G. Lukas