Great Legal Quote of the Day: Massachusetts Declaration of Rights

“All men are born free and equal, and have certain natural, essential, and unalienable rights; among which may be reckoned the right of enjoying and defending their lives and liberties; that of acquiring, possessing, and protecting property; in fine, that of seeking and obtaining their safety and happiness.”

—-Massachusetts Declaration of Rights, Article I (1780).

Massachusetts Declaration of Rights, Article I.


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