The Constitution for the United States of America

Article 1
Section 8 - Paragraph 6

To provide for the punishment of counterfeiting the securities and current coin of the United States:

To provide for the Punishment of counterfeiting the Securities

Securities are not money. Federal Reserve Notes are debt instruments, not Securities. Securities are the Bonds that are issued by the Federal Government as evidence of the debt it has incurred through borrowing from various sources.

and current Coin of the United States;

The Federal Government used to mint gold and silver coins, in compliance with the conditions of this Constitution, but they have suspended that activity. At one time they minted a one ounce coin known as the "Double Eagle" which had a face value of $20.00. That was when the price of gold was $19.80 per ounce. Now days, counterfeiting our coins wouldn't pay anyone enough money to make the effort worth while.

The punishment of those who would Counterfeit our Government securities and coin, the punishment of treason, and the punishment of crimes committed on the high seas are the only powers granted to our Government to punish individuals.

Under the rules of Common Law only a person who has been directly damaged by the actions of another person can bring suit against the party who caused the damage.

The three times the Government has the power to seek punishment are in line with the provisions of Common Law.

Even though our Federal Government is given the right to seek punishment of people who have committed one or more of the crimes outlined above, such prosecution still falls under the rules of Common Law and must be presented to the Common Law Court nearest to where the offense was committed.

Again, under the Rules of Common Law, only the damaged party may bring a suit against someone else. This Article permits our Government, as the representative of all the People, who are the damaged parties, to bring charges against someone in the People's Common Law Court, which is the proper venue for any prosecution of a Sovereign Living Soul.

When our Founding Fathers, who were very familiar with the operation of Common Law granted the government the right to punish someone, it was to be in a Common Law Court.

Because We do not understand Common Law any more, We must commit ourselves to learn the rules and procedures so that we can right our Ship of State and sail into the future with confidence in our ability to enjoy our Freedom, our Liberty, and our other unalienable Rights.

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