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Not free to move about

The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution reads, “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated …”

Are the airport personnel who search for weapons required to read the Constitution and obey it? After all, the Constitution is the supreme law of the land.

The early settlers coming here from Europe believed that liberty was very important. I have been to Philadelphia and seen the Liberty Bell. It bears the inscription, “Proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof.” This is found in the Bible at Leviticus 25:10. Are we now in the USA losing our liberties?

Shirley C. Houk


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