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Thomas Jefferson, U.s. Supreme Court, Virginia Declaration Of Rights


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"If the people let government decide

what foods they eat and what medicines they take,

their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state

as are the souls of those who live under tyranny."

-- Thomas Jefferson

(1743-1826), US Founding Father, drafted the Declaration of Independence, 3rd US President




"Congress may not abdicate or transfer to others its legitimate functions."

-- U.S. Supreme Court

Source: Schechter Poultry v. U.S., 29 U.S. 495, 55 U.S. 837.842 (1935)




"The rights enumerated in this Bill of Rights

shall not be construed to limit other rights

of the people not therein expressed."

-- Virginia Declaration of Rights

similar provisions can be found in more than 20 States' Bills of Rights


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