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the Framers of the Bill of Rights did not Purport to Create Rights

Evidence that even the most far left leaning of all progressives can get it right on occasion:

“the Framers of the Bill of Rights did not purport to create’ rights. Rather, they designed the Bill of Rights to prohibit our Government from infringing rights and liberties presumed to be pre-existing.” Justice Brennan, dissenting opinion in United States v. Verdugo-Urguidez, 1990

An Army Green Beret takes to one knee during a noncombatant evacuation exercise as part of Southern Strike 16 on Meridian Naval Air Station, Miss., Nov. 3, 2015. New York National Guard photo by Air Force Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Muncy