Jeff Nation

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Traveling is a Right

The people of the United States of America have the right to move about the country by whatever means of conveyance they choose, without interference by the government, has been long and well established by the courts from the Supreme Court on down. So, how is it that the State Legislatures can enact, and the counties and municipalities enforce, laws requiring Certificates of Title, Registration of automobiles, Licensing of "Drivers," compulsory liability insurance, and a myriad of other regulations and restrictions upon the people?

The answer is, "By carefully and cleverly crafting the law so that the people are led to believe that such laws apply to everyone."

State courts and the Supreme Court of the United States have repeatedly held that "traveling" is a right. In the case City of San Antonio v. Fetzer, 241 SW 1034, the court held, "The streets of the cities of this country belong to the public. Primarily, every member of the public has a natural right to the free use of such streets in the normal pursuit of his private or personal business or pleasure. Chicago Motor Coach v. Chicago, 377 Ill. 200, 169 NE 22 ALR 834, Ligare v. Chicago, 139 Ill. 46, 28 NE 834 and Boone v. Clark, 214 SW 607; 25 Am Jur 1st Highways, Sec. 163 the courts said, "The use of the highway for the purpose of travel and transportation is not a mere privilege but acommon and fundamental right of which the public and individuals cannot rightfully be deprived."

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    Jun 8 2014: Frank,

    I saw in my email account two responses from you, however, I was only able to find one of them after clicking on my email link which brought me to my TED page. The response that I could find was of you inquiring about my age. I'm 31. Why do you ask?