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April 4, 2006

A Constitutional Flaw?

Topics: Commentary

Terri Schiavo would be alive today if the Founding Fathers had only thought to add to the Constitution "Food and Water" to the basic inalienable rights of life, liberty and pursuit of happiness. There would be no need of an official Terri's Day. The Founding Fathers did not consider hydration and nutrition because it appeared no civilized nation at the time had deprived their citizens, not even their convicted criminals of that basic right, so therefore the thinking had to be, why include the obvious? Perhaps as Thomas Jefferson was at his desk laboring over crafting the correct wording for historic passages which would become the framework for our Constitution... food and water...just slipped his mind

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Posted by tim at April 4, 2006 2:29 AM

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