Scouts-L Mail Archive for April of 1999: Re: Vitriolic garbage
Re: Vitriolic garbage
Wed, 28 Apr 1999 16:35:06 -0400
On Wed, 28 Apr 1999 GMarmet@AOL.COM wrote:
> The radical thing about the Bill of Rights, as compared to the Magna Carta,
> is that the Bill of Rights applied to all Americans; the Magna Carta applied
It did not at the time. It applied ONLY to Free Landowners. It did not
apply to indentured servants, slaves, the AmerInds, or even the white
> only to the English barons, and was in fact a contract wrenched from one
> powerful man by equally powerful barons. The Bill of Rights applies to all,
> powerful and weak.
Does now, yes.