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  •  It was dreamed up (4.00)
    in the Bill of Rights when the Founder stated that you can be be interfered with in your home and your person. The 4th Amendment.

    The right to be let alone is what it is, and who thinks that is not in the Constitution?

    Let them stand up and say so.

    The SCOTUS is Extraordinary.

    by Armando on Mon Aug 08, 2005 at 10:52:07 AM PDT

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    •  That only applies to searches (none)
      Not to prohibitions on activity by individual.  Otherwise selling your body organs would also be constitutionally protected.  Saying that there is a right to privacy does not make it so.
      •  Ah (none)
        You and Whelan reject the 100 year tradition of Constitutional interpretation, as I detail above.

        The enumerated rights theory is simply not mainstream. It is extreme.

        Fine. You can argue it respectably. But you can't sit on the SCOTUS, not by my lights.

        The SCOTUS is Extraordinary.

        by Armando on Mon Aug 08, 2005 at 12:07:45 PM PDT

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