- neither protect nor invent our
"rights," but simply fulfill its duties under the Constitution
and Under God.
Why do we speak of "the myth"
Here are Your
Life, Liberty and Property
nowhere speaks of "rights."
Nobody has a "right to life."
We should be grateful for the gift of life.
The Bible says each
of us deserves death.
Nevertheless, the Bible forbids us from killing
The Bible also says each of us has a
duty not to steal
When people dutifully obey God's
Law, Life, Liberty,
and Property are secure.
[W]e have no government armed with power capable of
contending with human passions unbridled by morality
. . . Our constitution was made only for a moral and
religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the
government of any other.
The United States Supreme Court has ruled that it
is "unconstitutional" to teach children in
public schools that they have duties from God.
Kiss your "rights" goodbye.
|Now that the
concept of a duty to God has been eliminated by the Supreme
Court, what kind of "rights" can we expect?
According to the Supreme Court, a woman has the
"right" to kill her unborn children.
Intense pressure has been mounted to declare that each of
us have "a right to die."
You can be sure your "rights" will be protected.
Non-Christian governments are responsible for the murder of
nearly half a
billion people in this century alone. Nearly 10,000 people
per day have had their "right to die" exercised for
Humanists would like to add an
additional 15,000 deaths per hour.
- "Every Jew a wanted
- — Planned Jewishhood Association
Get the picture?
Myth of Rights
It is the duty of all nations to
acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to
be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection
and favor . . . .
— George Washington, 1789
[T]he happiness of a people and the good
order and preservation of civil government essentially depend upon
piety, religion, and morality * * * * Religion, morality, and
knowledge [are] necessary to good government, the preservation of
liberty, and the happiness of mankind. . . .
— United States Supreme
Men, in a word, must necessarily be
either by a power within them or by a power without them.;
either by the Word of God or by the strong arm of man;
either by the Bible or by the bayonet
— Robert Winthrop, U.S. Speaker of the House, 1849
Jefferson balances Rights and Duties
next: Campaign Finance,
Corruption and the Oath of Office
Source: John Adams, The Works of
John Adams, Second President of the United States, Charles Francis
Adams, editor (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co. 1854), Vol. IX, p. 229,
October 11, 1798.)