Equality Is Achievable In The United States

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Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.(Lincoln, Abraham). According to the Constitution, equality is achievable because the Constitution grants all individuals the same rights as well as the same opportunities.In the Bill of Rights, the general rights are explained and granted to all American citizens. Based the Constitution, citizens are given 27 amendments that define and protect their rights as well as their opportunities allowing equality to be achievable, yet some citizens disagree because of some problems in today’s society or their current status. Equality is achievable because of Amendment One,…show more content…
Amendment Thirteen and Fourteen promote equality by contributing to the idea of…show more content…
People take advantage of Amendment One by verbally hurting someone purposely or they will state false facts. The Constitution does not protect these acts at of abuse. For example Amendment Two states that “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.” Although United States citizens have the right to bear arms, some people choose to use this law to commit crimes such as murder or robbing banks. To use one law to violate another does not make logical sense whatsoever, and committing a crime based on the Constitution is not protected in the Constitution.The Constitution gives us the opportunity to achieve Equality in society.
Based on the Constitution, equality is achievable. The two Amendments, One and Nine, takes us a step closer to equality by giving all U.S. citizens the freedom of religion, press, speech, assembly, and petition.Amendment Thirteen and Fourteen promote equality by contributing to the idea of civilization. The Constitution gives us the opportunity to achieve Equality in society, yet some citizens believe that equality is not achievable today in our society because of the
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