"The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time:
the hand of force may destroy, but cannot disjoin them."
by:
Thomas Jefferson
(1743-1826), US Founding Father, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 3rd US President
Source:
Summary View of the Rights of British America, 1774
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Y E S ! ! ! ! ! ! We hold this truth to be self evident. That I could rate this with innumerable stars an incalculable number of times. It is true, inalienable rights may for a time be crushed but, canNOT be disjoined from the individual sovereign.
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    This is the foundation of a free society. Rights are not granted by other men -- they are inherent, inseparable, and a faculty of life itself.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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