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  •  Could you provide some evidence that... (0+ / 0-)

    they were "pretty concerned with making sure that Americans could travel and work freely throughout the states unimpeded by government."

    I am curious where this was established.

    •  Is not a right to travel... (6+ / 0-)

      ...inherent to the right of peaceable assembly?

      After all, one must travel in order to assemble, whether that travel be across the street or across the country.

      This point may be addressed by US law, namely 49 US 40103, which states, in part:

      A citizen of the United States has a public right of transit through the navigable airspace.
      While that statute is primarily directed toward airport and airspace operations, I don't think we can ignore what seems a fairly powerful and direct statement.

      In either case, limiting freedom of movement in this fashion would seem to require a "compelling state interest" for both the limitation itself (i.e. the no-fly list) AND the absence of due process.

      The word "parent" is supposed to be a VERB, people...

      by wesmorgan1 on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 08:53:52 PM PDT

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