For those not familiar with the above, it was adopted by the United Nations December 10, 1948, there were 58 founding members, the United States was one of those members?
I am new to this site so if this has been brought up before I do apologize, but I did not see it?
It is not legally binding, it is geared more for international law and the US Supreme Court does not really recognize it, but it has some very important points to think about and consider.
The first sentence in the Preamble “. . .the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family . . ” The sad truth, perhaps we aren’t considered a part of the human family?
Article I All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. Maybe not?
Article 3 Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person. Guess that would depend on your definition of life, liberty, security or even a person for that matter? Refer to Article I
Article 4 No one shall be held in slavery or servitude . . once again, guess that depends on your definition of slavery or servitude?????
Nuff said, you get the picture, it makes for an interesting read, if only someone would use it for the good of ALL human beings???
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