The invaluable Nesaranews contributor and reporter, "Freewill" has been kidnapped and held for ransom, extortion and fraud by an out-of-control local Judge and his coherts. This matter has now been brought to federal court in Michigan.

Please see associated posts, dated Sept. 13 and 27, and Oct. 18, for additional details.

Thank you to those who have demonstrated your good nature, concern and generosity. Freewill still needs as much support and help as he can get with his legal expenses. Please, stand with us, as one community, in holding Freewill's captors accountable for fraud and false imprisonment.

Your continued heart, generosity and aid in this matter are greatly appreciated and most welcome. Donations of any size are appreciated and may be sent via PayPal using the recipient email address the_free_freewill_community@yahoo.com



Thursday, November 15, 2012

Bill of Rights

Bill of Rights
As provided in the
Effective December 15, 1791

   Preamble to the Bill of Rights of the Constitution of the United States of America.

   Conventions of a number of States, having at the time of their adopting the Constitution, expressed a desire, in order to prevent misconstruction or abuse of its powers, that further declaratory and restrictive clauses should be added: And as extending the ground of public confidence in the Government, will but ensure the beneficent ends of its institution.
   RESOLVED ... the following articles be ... part of the said Constitution;
Amendment I 1791

   Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
Amendment II 1791

   A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.
Amendment III 1791

   No soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the consent of the owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be prescribed by law.
Amendment IV 1791

   The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.
Amendment V 1791

   No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a grand jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the militia, when in actual service in time of war or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.
Amendment VI 1791

   In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the state and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the assistance of counsel for his defense.
Amendment VII 1791

   In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise reexamined in any court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law.
Amendment VIII 1791

   Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.
Amendment IX 1791

   The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.
Amendment X 1791

   The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people.
1.)   Articles in addition to, and amendment of, The Constitution of The United States of America, proposed by Congress, and ratified by the Legislatures of the several States, pursuant to the Fifth Article of the original Constitution.
2.)   The above are the original 10 Amendments composing the Bill of Rights as ratified to the original Constitution of 1791.


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