Declaration Of Rights

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The Declaration of Independence and The Constitution of the United States are a summarization of how the United States is to be represented and the liberties it gives to all its citizens of its freedoms. Nowadays, the Government doesn’t withhold or handle its citizens as The Constitution and Declaration of Independence state it to nor do the citizens comprehend their legal rights.The Declaration of Independence states that the rights to the people is life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness and that right is not to be violated. The Constitution states, all citizens have the right to bear arms. This amendment of The Constitution and rights of the people from The Declaration of Independence seem to have become the most violated and misunderstood…show more content…
Not only are the cops and citizens violating the right, but the government is demonstrating such action as well. For example, the controversial topic of the border between the U.S and Mexico. The government discriminates against Hispanics because of the situation and are going against the Declaration by trying to get in their way of their pursuit of happiness. Another example of such action is in Massachusetts. The government has separated a larger groups of people with psychiatric labels and put them into another class and dehumanized them by believing that since they can’t function physically and mentally by themselves, that they be stripped of their inalienable rights. Although the Declaration of Independence and Constitution of the United States may contain a different format of how the U.S is represented, both documents, overall, contain the same concept to all citizens, which are their freedoms and to comprehend the extents that some of them contain. In today’s culture, the United States can be seen demonstrating a more negative approach towards its realization of what the documents state. We should strongly take pride and better understand what our country’s documents state for the freedom of its
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