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The 14th Amendment - Most Important of them all
Board: History is Alive
Jul 9, 2018 12:09am
The Fourteenth Amendment was ratified 150 years ago today to address post-Civil War issues. Three of its sections were concerned with issues long ago put to rest in this country. Section One, on the other hand IMHO, is the most important of all amendments. It guarantees due process AND equal protection under the law.

" No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws."

This is pretty much all that stands between individual rights and the tyranny of out of control government.

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