Incapable of being alienated,
surrendered, or transferred to another; not alienable.
Rights: The rights that are considered by most societies to
belong automatically to everyone, e.g. the rights to freedom, justice, and
IX - The
enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be
construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.
1 - Neither
slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for
crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall
exist within the United States, or any place subject to their
- When in the
Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to
dissolve the political bands which have connected them with
another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the
separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of
Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of
mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel
them to the separation.
- We hold
these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal,
that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable
Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of
- Winning the War on
- The United
Nations can provide a valuable forum for nations to peacefully
resolve their differences, and it can help monitor international
agreements and organize international humanitarian assistance.
support the leadership of President Bush and Vice President Cheney
in speaking out honestly about violations of the nonnegotiable
demands of human dignity using our voice and vote in international
institutions to advance freedom.
- We applaud the
President for his efforts to rally the international community,
including at the United Nations, in combating human trafficking, for
his call to the nations of the world to pass laws criminalizing
these abhorrent practices, and for working with Republicans in
Congress to provide the funds necessary to combat trafficking on the
- We also praise
President Bush for his efforts at home, where he has tripled the
number of traffickers criminally charged and doubled the number of
convictions, while supporting the good work of organizations that
are rescuing women and children from exploitation.
deplore the Government of Zimbabwe's refusal to adhere to the rule
of law. The Bush Administration has rightly condemned the Government
of Zimbabwe's assaults against human rights. We support the
President's decision to suspend non- humanitarian aid and impose
targeted sanctions on the Zimbabwean regime and its supporters.
- Across the Pacific
- Addressing these
transnational threats will challenge China to become more open with
information, promote the development of civil society, enhance
individual human rights, and end suppression of the media.
- There are, however,
other areas in which we have profound disagreements, including human
rights, China's observance of its nonproliferation commitments, and
America's commitment to the self-defense of Taiwan under the Taiwan
Relations Act. We support President Bush's efforts to narrow
differences where they exist but not to allow them to preclude
cooperation where there is agreement.
- Summary and Call to
- We know that freedom
is not America's gift to the world; freedom is the Almighty's gift to
every man, woman, and child in the world.
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