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Exactly how many rights are you willing to give up to irrational fear?

Ball park - half of them, all of them, just a few? None?

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NotPanicking

Asked by NotPanicking at 12:29 PM on Dec. 16, 2012 in Politics & Current Events

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  • irrational fear? None... now if there was a real threat and the idea made sense- we could talk about it. But I can't imagine a scenario where that would even come up...
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 12:32 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • What rights are you talking about? Give up willingly or taken away?  Most of the time we have not choice.   Cameras all over the place.Having to have car insurance and license. Stuff like that.

    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 12:34 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • What rights are you talking about?

    Free speech, right to bear arms, right to due process, etc - the big ones that actually exist.
    NotPanicking

    Comment by NotPanicking (original poster) at 12:35 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • I would give up my right to bare arms, as a civilian, to help guarantee the safety of our nation's children, if that's what you're asking.

    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 12:36 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • NONE of them.  I was given those rights by people who had lived through worse than what we have now, and they knew the consequences of not having those particular rights.  I will not give them up willingly, ever.

    29again

    Answer by 29again at 12:42 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • Freedom of Speech-No
    Right To Keep and Bear Arms-No
    Conditions for Quarters of Soldiers-No
    Right of Search and Seizure-No
    Provisions concerning prosecution-No
    Right to a speedy trial, witnesses etc-No
    Right to a trial by jury-No
    Excessive Bail-No
    Rights of the States under the Constitution -No

    My answer would be none! We've fought and lost too many lives for me to give up ANY of my rights!


    PMSMom10

    Answer by PMSMom10 at 12:42 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • None we have already given up too many.
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 12:51 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • None
    kmath

    Answer by kmath at 12:54 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • none. You give up one than it's a slippery slope to be taken away and give up other ones.
    lambdarose

    Answer by lambdarose at 12:58 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

  • None.
    MrsLeftlane

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 12:59 PM on Dec. 16, 2012

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