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                               THE BILL OF RIGHTS
                         The First 10 Amendments to the
                     Constitution as Ratified by the States
                               December 15, 1791
                         Congress OF THE United States
              begun and held at the City of New York, on Wednesday
        the Fourth of March, one thousand seven hundred and eighty nine.

     THE Conventions of a number of the States having at the time of their
       adopting the Constitution, expressed a desire, in order to prevent
      misconstruction or abuse of its powers, that further declaratory and
      restrictive clauses should be added: And as extending the ground of
      public confidence in the Government, will best insure the beneficent
                            ends of its institution

    RESOLVED by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States
    of America, in Congress assembled, two thirds of both Houses concurring,
       that the following Articles be proposed to the Legislatures of the
    several States, as Amendments to the Constitution of the United States,
    all or any of which Articles, when ratified by three fourths of the said
     Legislatures, to be valid to all intents and purposes, as part of the
                            said Constitution; viz.:

    ARTICLES in addition to, and Amendment of the Constitution of the United
          States of America, proposed by Congress, and ratified by the
    Legislatures of the several States, pursuant to the fifth Article of the
                             original Constitution.

Amendment I
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or
prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of
speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to
assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

Amendment II
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.

Amendment III
No Soldier shall, in time of peace be quartered in any house, without the
consent of the Owner, nor in time of war, but in a manner to be
prescribed by law.

Amendment IV
The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers,
and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be
violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported
by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be
searched, and the persons or things to be seized.

Amendment V
No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous
crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in
cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in
actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be
subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb;
nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against
himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due
process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use,
without just compensation.

Amendment VI
In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a
speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district
wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have
been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and
cause of the accusation; to be confronted with the witnesses against him;
to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to
have the Assistance of Counsel for his defence.

Amendment VII
In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed
twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no
fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise reexamined in any Court of the
United States, than according to the rules of the common law.

Amendment VIII
Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor
cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.

Amendment IX
The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be
construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.

Amendment X
The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor
prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively,
or to the people.

The first ten amendments are "declaratory and restrictive clauses". This
means they supersede all other parts of our Constitution and restrict the
powers of our Constitution.

There are people in this country that do not want you to know that these
two sentences ever existed. For many years these words were "omitted"
from copies of our Constitution. Public and private colleges alike have
based their whole interpretation of our Constitution on the fraudulent
version of this text. Those corrupt individuals have claimed that the
amendments can be changed by the will of the people. By this line of
reasoning the amendments are open to interpretation. This is a clever
deception. The Bill of Rights is separate from the other amendments. The
Bill of Rights is a declaration of restrictions to the powers of our
Constitution. The Bill of Rights restricts the Constitution. The
Constitution restricts the powers of government. The deception is that
the government can interpret the all of the amendments and the
Constitution itself. Without the presence of the Preamble to the Bill of
Rights this may be a valid argument.

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