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Natural Rights, Virginia-Style

06 Sep

Virginia Declaration of RightsThat all men are by nature equally free and independent, and have certain inherent rights, of which, when they enter into a state of society, they cannot, by any compact, deprive or divest their posterity; namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the means of acquiring and possessing property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety.

George Mason, Virginia Declaration of Rights, (1776)

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Posted by on September 6, 2009 in education, Politics

 

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