Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Tag: What If Governments Obeyed Laws?

What If Governments Obeyed Laws?

by David Swanson, Washington’s Blog:

Do we need new laws or adherence to the old ones?

Yes.

Both.

The United States has an ancient Constitution. It doesn’t ban slavery as punishment. It doesn’t ban bribery as campaign funding. It doesn’t protect the natural world. It doesn’t guarantee basic human rights to food, shelter, education, healthcare. Its system of “representative” government doesn’t fairly represent. New laws are needed.