It is the cornerstone of American political philosophy that, as a human being, every individual possesses certain inalienable rights. Even a cursory glance at the text of the Founding documents reveals a recurrent intention to preserve these “endowed” human rights.
Jay Alan Sekulow
Amicus Brief of the American Center for Law and Justice
[I find it very frustrating that many people believe governments grant rights. This leads to all kinds of kooky ideas such as people having a right to health care. Rights cannot be granted by a government–only infringed.–Joe]