Common Law Exists
In talking to various people over the past few weeks it has come to my attention that most people feel that Common Law has been superseded by the legislative laws.
Nothing could be further from the truth.
While it is to the advantage, from the aspect of both power and prestige, for the attorneys to sweep the Common Law under the carpet, we must understand that the basis of all laws in the States and in the Federal union is Common Law.
We have all been taught that our laws are based on English Common Law.
We point at the Magna Carta, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, The Constitution for the united States of America, and the various State Constitutions as the foundations of our freedom.
But are they?
Other than the Magna Carta, all of the documents were created in America.
Each document was created by the People, for the People, in order to empower the People, or to secure the Blessings of Freedom for the People and their Posterity.
Common Law exists through the Sovereignty of the People.
For Common Law to fail to function we would have to lose our Sovereignty.
By definition, we cannot sell, barter, trade or otherwise deal in and with our Unalienable Rights which are expressed through our Sovereignty.
Common Law cannot, and will not disappear, so long as even ONE Sovereign clings to the concepts of Common Law.
When the Federal Constitution was written the people reserved all rights to the Common Law to themselves. They allowed the Federal union to establish Maritime Courts and Equity Courts, but retained the Common Law Courts for themselves.
This is evident in the fact that in order to maintain absolute control over all courts authorized in the Federal Constitution they made the Common Law Court Superior.
In suits at common law, where the value in controversy shall exceed twenty dollars, the right of trial by jury shall be preserved, and no fact tried by a jury, shall be otherwise reexamined in any court of the United States, than according to the rules of the common law. -- Bill of Rights - Article VII - Amendment VII
That Amendment to the Constitution has never been revoked. Common Law Courts are superior to "any court of the United States," which includes the Supreme Court.
Is it any wonder that the lawyers, who have no standing in a Common Law Court, the Politicians, who don't receive special honors or benefits from a Common Law Court, and the Bureaucrats, who can't control the Common Law Courts, all want everyone to believe that Common Law no longer exists?
Only in a Common Law Court is everyone treated as an equal.
This is the same reason the Missing 13th Amendment was swept under the carpet.
If any citizen of the United States shall accept, claim, receive, or retain any title of nobility or honour, or shall without the consent of Congress, accept and retain any present, pension, office, or emolument of any kind whatever, from any emperor, king, prince, or foreign power, such person shall cease to be a citizen of the united States, and shall be incapable of holding any office of trust or profit under them, or either of them." -- Amendment XIII - Passed by Congress May 1, 1810 - Ratified December 9, 1812
Considerable controversy surrounds this Amendment.
The official position of the Federal Union is that it was never ratified - but - in the past few months there is more than ample evidence that the Amendment was properly ratified on December 9, 1812, and if not then, certainly no later than March 10, 1819.
For over 50 years this Amendment was included in the publications of the Constitution for the united States of America.
Many States, Territories, and even the Federal government, printed copies of the Constitution containing this Amendment.
It was unlawfully removed by persons unknown for their own personal greed and aggrandizement.
Even though it was properly ratified, it appears that it was never enforced. Thus, all laws, treaties, appointments of officers to the union, and other acts and actions of the Federal union since 1812 are not valid and are therefore null and void.
For a complete description of the chronology of events and images of the various documents that prove conclusively the validity of the 13th Amendment see the associated pages in this Web Site.
It is very interesting to note that only the 13th, 14th, 15th, and 16th articles of amendment had numbers assigned to them at the time of ratification. The reason behind the numbering was to insure that the removal of the validly existing 13th Amendment was fully hidden by the proposed, and wrongfully numbered new 13th Amendment. To have just numbered the new proposed Amendment as the 13th and then not number any others would have called attention to the facts surrounding the situation. Whoever was behind the removal of the valid 13th Amendment had to number the next few Amendments so as to further hide their unlawful actions.
We must understand that the Constitutions that have been written for the Federal union and the State Governments were not written to grant us rights. They were written so that We, the People, could grant rights to the several governments.
We already have all of the rights of Sovereignty, what more could we ask for?.
There can be no limitation on the power of the people of the United States. By their authority the State Constitutions were made, and by their authority the Constitution of the United States was established; - Hauenstein vs Lynham (100 US 483)
"When this country achieved its independence the prerogatives of the crown devolved upon the people of the States. And this power still remains with them, except so far as they have delegated a portion of it to the Federal government." - Wheeler v. Smith, 9 How. 33
Article IV: Section. 4. The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government, and shall protect each of them against Invasion; and on Application of the Legislature, or of the Executive (when the Legislature cannot be convened), against domestic Violence.
What's the difference between a Republic and a Democracy?
The same as the difference between Freedom and Slavery! ! ! !
A form of government where God's law is supreme and the people are free to pursue and to enjoy their Life, Liberty and Pursuit of Happiness. Each Citizen retains their own Sovereignty and has control over his personal environment. The Citizens are bound by the Ten Commandments, the Golden Rule, and the Commandment to Love thy Enemy. All God's Laws.
A form of government where the majority rules. This type of system is fraught with the ever present potential that the majority will make slaves of the minority, or, that power hungry men and women will subvert the system for their own benefit. God's laws are totally disregarded.
A form of government where a select group of individuals have gained control over the actions and activities of the government and have placed themselves, and their cohorts, above the law. The attorneys have, through a preponderance of laws, they created for their own benefit, managed to gain control over the actions and activities of our governments, and have made it so that WE THE PEOPLE do not have the right of redress against them because they have immunity from suits and prosecution.
What do we have?
Taking back our Republic is easy -- We just have to exercise our rights through the Common Law Courts and unwind and undo the unlawful and unconstitutional things that have been done.
A big step in that direction was taken when the Common Law Court in Nevada granted the motion that the Missing 13th Amendment must be recognized as the valid Law of the Land.
That Common Law Court decision, which cannot be reviewed by any other court, is now a matter of public record in the court houses, State and Federal Courts, and many other official record depositories around the country.
And, over 100 copies of the decision have been taken by People who recognize and defend their Sovereignty for filing in their court houses all across the country, from Alaska to Florida.
The word is getting out.
The People are beginning to speak.
WE ARE TAKING BACK OUR REPUBLIC.
Director and General Manager
Constitutional Concepts Foundation
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