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Incidentally, it also my right, as long as it does not interfere with the rights of others (aka, I am at home), to use mind-altering substances (I should state here that I do not do such, by choice, with the exception of an occasional PBR).
I wasn't talking about the inclusion of that right at that time. I was talking about its demotion to privilege over time and that is an example of a right not being set in stone. Seems like some others have changed as well.
Why would it interfering with someone else's rights have any bearing on it being your right or not?
originally posted by: TheRedneck
And that is the real issue, which is what I have been trying to point out. Rights have been interfered with by government, with the approval of far too many people, for some time now.
A good example is the supposed right to healthcare. No one has that right, because it requires someone else to treat them. That negates the provider's right to freedom. Is it a good idea to have universal healthcare? Sure (assuming someone can show me a plan that works), but it's not a right.
There you go preaching your beliefs on what rights are.
Im not giving it any special status like you’re claiming, im just not advocating for a ruling body to issue a permit or whatever because of my political opponents using protests to behave badly.
I don’t think giving the government power to continually limit my rights is something that’s very conservative, I’ll hold my original position. Blown away you’re compromising your values or perhaps you’ve just misrepresented yourself.
I’m sure joe will appreciate your support if he can just remember for what...