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I am pretty sure nobody has been forced to go to the skate park and skateboard either. You are destroying your own argument.
The right to travel is inalienable and cannot be construed as an illegal act.
Where application for a license to drive is a privilege, enjoying the public property of a park is a right, and no amount of semantics will change that, nor will it make you appear to seem any smarter, just zealously in favor of tyranny.
Once again you are reigning havoc on your own argument. So you and I earlier established that you must be fingerpinted to get a passport and now you established that travel is an inalieable right.
So then according to what you are saying then it must be a violation of our rights to be fingerprinted to get a passport or really even being made to get a passport would limit our inalienable rights to both privacy and travel to have to get a passport to travel.
No one needs a passport in order to travel.
I suggest you try boarding an international flight without your passport and then come back and tell me you dont need a passport to travel.
I have never said whether I agree that it is my preference to have to have a passport to travel internationally or whether it is right to make some one to get fingerprinted to go to a skate park. I am just simply saying that it is constitutional.
Personally, I would have just closed the park down if it was crime ridden or sold it to a private entity, because why in the hell is the government in the entertainment business in the first place. What next, they going to open government funded movie theaters to compete with private business?
"Public work or improvement" means facilities or infrastructure for the delivery of public services such as education, police, fire protection, parks, recreation, emergency medical, public health, libraries, flood protection, streets or highways, public transit, railroad, airports and seaports; utility, common carrier or other similar projects such as energy-related, communication-related, water-related and wastewater-related facilities or infrastructure; projects identified by a State or local government for recovery from natural disasters; and private uses incidental to, or necessary for, the public work or improvement.
The thing is that when people overstep the constitutional argument, like I believe you have done here, then it becomes like crying wolf and then when we scream and yell at the times they really do overstep the constitution it has less impact.
Demanding acquiescence of finger printing is not Constitutional, regardless of how many times you say it is.
However, havng people get fingerprinted to engage in a privelege such as skating in a skate park, public or otherwise, is completely constitutional as long as they are free to decline getting fingerprinted by choosing not to use the facility.
Is it really that hard to understand the difference.
One is forcing you against your will, unconstitutional. The other gives you a choice to either do it to gain the privelege to use the facility or decline to do it and loose the privelege, constitutional.
Originally posted by ZuluChaka
reply to post by Jean Paul Zodeaux
Well I see that you have logged off for the night. I appreciate debating with you and I must say you are one determined woman, even if I disagree with you. I am going to make you a friend, hope you do not mind.
[edit on 11-7-2010 by ZuluChaka]
LMAO! Skateboarding is not a right. Skateboarding is an activity.
So according to your line of thought, every law banning skateboarding anywhere is uncostitutional because it violates a persons rights.
Show me any constitution from any government where skate boarding is specifcally stated to be an inalieable right.
The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.
SECTION 1. All people are by nature free and independent and have inalienable rights. Among these are enjoying and defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing, and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining safety, happiness, and privacy.