1994-02-25 - Re: Clipper Death Threat

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From: “LYLE, DAVID R.” <lyled@pentagon-emh9.army.mil>
To: Mike Godwin <mnemonic@eff.org>
Message Hash: 0a4785555de47c2ec8206caa0aef6edb583188519c75a647dcada98ec5ceb81b
Message ID: <2D6E93BB@Pentagon-EMH9.army.mil>
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UTC Datetime: 1994-02-25 21:09:44 UTC
Raw Date: Fri, 25 Feb 94 13:09:44 PST

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From: "LYLE, DAVID R." <lyled@pentagon-emh9.army.mil>
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 94 13:09:44 PST
To: Mike Godwin <mnemonic@eff.org>
Subject: Re: Clipper Death Threat
Message-ID: <2D6E93BB@Pentagon-EMH9.army.mil>
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 -->David Lyle writes:
 -->>  -->The Supreme Court disagrees with David in cases ranging from
 -->>  -->NAACP v. Alabama to Griswold v. Connecticut.
 -->>  -->
 -->> Perhaps so, but the Supreme Court saying something does not a "right" 
 -->Sure it does. Because the Supreme Court interprets the Constitution in a
 -->way that's binding on all American government.
 -->Take voting for example. The Constitution doesn't mention your right
 -->to vote. The Supreme Court says your right to vote is implied by the
 -->Constitution. Now, are you ready to assert that the Supreme Court is 
 -->about this?
 -->I thought not.

Actually, voting is not a "right" as such.  It can be revoked by the 
government, and is revoked for all convicted felons.