Are we as americans losing our constitutional rights?

Posted by: ECLP

Its obvious with bills being passed against protesting and our fellow americans being killed by police on a weekly basis we're running low on time for what ever is going to happen

27 Total Votes

We should do something soon

21 votes

No lets just watch tv and get on with life

6 votes
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Comrade_Silly_Otter says2014-12-10T11:24:09.2766453-06:00
Blame corporate corruption.
2PartyFarce says2014-12-10T12:33:51.3485529-06:00
I second that notion.
Annapurna1 says2014-12-10T13:35:46.7589135-06:00
"we" never had any. Your constitutional rights end where mine begin and vice-versa.
debate_power says2014-12-10T15:10:00.6829821-06:00
Compared to the lives of people in some other countries, our lives are cakewalks.
dbushwacker says2014-12-10T18:28:23.1916833-06:00
Yes, perhaps, but your dreaming if you think that its always going to be that way. I'm just saying, every empire dawns on a twilight era, and if America can't find any more foreign opportunities ( a new frontier per say ) it too will suffer for it.
Dpowell says2014-12-11T09:25:49.9664081-06:00
I really feel that we are losing our rights. The government believes that they have a lot of power, so when there's something that they don't like, they're going to use their false power to take it away.
dbushwacker says2014-12-11T10:54:05.2569813-06:00
Power lies where people believe it lies, I believe it lies within all of us, we just need to grasp it. :D
debate_power says2014-12-11T14:55:21.6236730-06:00
@dbush I know that if people overseas in some of the countries we outsource to get richer as a whole, or if they decide to be economically nationalist, or if they decide to take over the Middle Eastern oil reserves... Then we're in deep trouble. If all three of them happen, then 'Merica is about to become american. Did you see what I did there? XP
dbushwacker says2014-12-11T15:00:39.8979886-06:00
XD lol
Djentleman16 says2014-12-11T22:02:35.0784410-06:00
The United States Constitution was made to be changed, it's called "a living document." Though it may seem like a dry piece of paper to you, it really is designed to live and grow as the nation grows. Even the Founding Fathers knew it might have to change with the times. Article Five of the Constitution spells it out: "The Congress, whenever two-thirds of both Houses [the House and the Senate] shall deem it necessary, shall propose amendments to this Constitution . . ." States were also given a chance to propose changes, or amendments. Three-fourths of the states have to approve the amendment for it to become law. In the past 200 years, the Constitution has been amended 27 times. The 13th Amendment, in 1865, forever banned the practice of slavery. The 15th Amendment, in 1870, gave all citizens the right to vote, regardless of their race. Americans have added laws only to take them back. In 1919, the 18th Amendment was passed. It banned the making and selling of alcohol. But it was impossible to get all people to stop drinking. Many people felt the government had no right to make laws about their private habits. So in 1933, the 21st Amendment was adopted. It repealed, or canceled, the 18th Amendment. The nation may need amendments in the future. For example, advances in technology may change the way we communicate. Someday, we may be able to vote from our own homes, hooked into central computers through our TV sets. And what if we are able to live in space? We may need new laws to govern space life.
BenevolentPeace says2014-12-13T18:17:17.6580400-06:00
Blame the Federal Government.
Conspiracy_Solver says2014-12-15T07:13:28.6462611-06:00

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