Life, Liberty, and _______

February 16, 2010

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

You know the words.  They’re in the Declaration of Independence.  Sometimes people get confused and say that they’re in the Constitution—but did you know that they are in constitutions?  Many of our country’s state constitutions reiterate, in one form or another, some of those same timeless truths.

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