Building a Wall is Not About Borders but about Sovereignty: The U.S. Constitution states: “No State shall, without consent of Congress, lay and dig any canal or canal bank or pier, and in case of its not being so directed, all the waters of the sea shall be within the jurisdiction of the United States.”
Article 6 of the U.N. Charter, which governs the Security Council, states: “[T]he United Nations shall be a permanent seat of Government, to be occupied by a body of delegates elected by the members of each of the present Councils.
It shall have the sole power of raising armies and of providing for the common defence.”
Article 7 of the Charter also states: In case of an emergency, the General Assembly shall meet at its ordinary session, convened by the President of the Republic, or by the Secretary-General, or such other officer as may be authorized by law, or the Assembly may convene at any time by an order of the General Council.
“Article 8 of the charter states: The United Nations is the only international body established for the protection of the human rights of its member states.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the General Assemblies of the Human Rights Council and the United Nations General Assembly in 1966, states that “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.
They are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, among which are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
“Article 9 of the Universal Declaration says: All persons are born equal in rights and duties, and are endowed with certain inalienable privileges and immunities.
These include the right to life, physical integrity, and freedom from discrimination on the basis of race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.
The right to education is guaranteed to every child in the State, whether or not they attend a primary or secondary school.
Article 10 of the Declaration says that “Every human being is entitled to all the rights and freedoms which are protected by the Constitution and the laws of the State.
All persons have the right of peaceful assembly, association, and association without violence or unlawful interference with the peace and security of others.
“Article 11 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, ratified in 1966 and reaffirmed in 1988, states, “Everyone has the right, in accordance with the principles of international law, to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.
“This means that, in the words of the Covenant, “every human being has the legal right to freedom from arbitrary interference with his privacy and family life.
“Article 12 of the Constitution says, “The people have the inherent right to maintain their freedom of thought, conscience, religion and belief, in conformity with the provisions of the constitution.
“Article 13 of the document provides, “In order to maintain this right, the Constitution is the supreme law of the land and must be the supreme act of the state.
“Article 14 of the Treaty of Paris of July 13, 1889, states in part: The rights of every human being shall be safeguarded by law.
In accordance with this Declaration, all rights and the freedoms secured by the laws and constitutions are inviolable.
It is therefore incumbent upon all civilized nations to recognise and defend these fundamental rights.
Declaration of Independence, signed by the founders of the country on March 16, 1776, states on the fourth page of its preamble: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal and endowed by the Creator with inherent rights, and that among these are life; liberty; the pursuit and enjoyment of happiness; security of person; freedom from fear; and the enjoyment of the rights enumerated in these articles.”
The Constitution of the American Republic of 1804 also reads: “The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.”
The First Amendment to the Constitution of 1868, adopted in 1868 and reaffixed in 1919, states:”Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right or privilege of the citizen to peaceably assemble.”
Article 15 of the Bill of Rights, signed in 1789, states “Congress shall have power to declare war, provide for the punishment of offenses against the United State, and to make rules for the government and regulation of the militia.”
Article 16 of the Second Amendment to this Constitution reads, “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right thereof shall not to be infringied.”
Article 17 of the Fourteenth Amendment to our Constitution states, in part, that “the right of every citizen to keep a