October 09, 2010

Georgia On My Mind

Cor blimey! Common sense is breaking out in parts of the US and A.

This is from the nice people over at Rense.

For those of you that have yet to join the legal/lawful dots, anything that can be licensed is, by default, lawful. The "license" part is merely to screw some more money out of you.

Good on the lawmakers of Georgia. I hope this Bill is passed into law.

Look out for the second item that the General Assembly "found".

 GA To Allow Right To Drive Without A License?
  10-4-10



 10 LC 34 2350
 House Bill 875
 By: Representative Franklin of the 43rd
 A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 AN ACT

 To amend Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to motor 
 vehicles and traffic, so as to repeal Chapter 5, relating to drivers' licenses; provide 
 for a short title; to report the findings of the General Assembly regarding the 
 constitutionality of certain laws relating to drivers' licenses; to provide for an 
 effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.

 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF GEORGIA:

 SECTION 1.

 This Act shall be known and may be cited as the "Right to Travel Act."

 SECTION 2.

 The General Assembly finds that:

 (1) Free people have a common law and constitutional right to travel on the roads 
 and highways that are provided by their government for that purpose. Licensing of 
 drivers cannot be required of free people because taking on the restrictions of a 
 license requires the surrender of an inalienable right;

 (2) In England in 1215, the right to travel was enshrined in Article 42 of 
 Magna Carta:

 It shall be lawful to any person, for the future, to go out of our kingdom, and to return, 
 safely and securely, by land or by water, saving his allegiance to us, unless it be in time 
 of war, for some short space, for the common good of the kingdom: excepting prisoners 
 and outlaws, according to the laws of the land, and of the people of the nation at war 
 against us, and Merchants who shall be treated as it is said above.

 (3) Where rights secured by the Constitution of the United States and the State of 
 Georgia are involved, there can be no rule making or legislation that would abrogate 
 these rights. The claim and exercise of a constitutional right cannot be converted into 
 a crime. There can be no sanction or penalty imposed upon an individual because of 
 this exercise of constitutional rights;

(4) American citizens have the inalienable right to use the roads and highways 
unrestricted in any manner so long as they are not damaging or violating property or 
rights of others. The government, by requiring the people to obtain drivers' licenses, is 
restricting, and therefore violating, the people's common law and constitutional right to 
travel;

 (5) In Shapiro v Thompson, 394 U.S. 618 (1969),Justice Potter Stewart noted in a 
 concurring opinion that the right to travel "is a right broadly assertable against private   interference as well as governmental action. Like the right of association...it is a virtually  unconditional personal right, guaranteed by the Constitution to us all." The Articles of  Confederation had an explicit right to travel; and we hold that the right to travel is so     fundamental that the Framers thought it was unnecessary to include it in the     
 Constitution or the Bill of Rights;

 (6) The right to travel upon the public highways is not a mere privilege which may be 
 permitted or prohibited at will but the common right which every citizen has under his or 
 her right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Under this constitutional guarantee 
 one may, therefore, under normal conditions, travel at his or her inclination along the 
 public  highways or in public places while conducting himself or herself in an orderly and 
 decent manner; and

 (7) Thus, the legislature does not have the power to abrogate the citizens' right to travel 
 upon the public roads by passing legislation forcing the citizen to waive the right and 
 convert that right into a privilege.

 SECTION 3.

 Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to motor vehicles and traffic, 
 is amended by repealing Chapter 5, relating to drivers' licenses, and designating said 
 chapter as reserved.

 SECTION 4.

 This Act shall become effective upon its approval by the Governor or upon its 
 becoming law without such approval.

 SECTION 5.

 All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act are repealed.


CR.




8 comments:

Indyanhat said...

Oh excellent news, a persuasive precedent that can be brought into court, brilliant, well found Cap'n!!!

The Talking Clock said...

That's awesome - and brilliant find.

Where it's slightly annoying is that they're citing the common law and constitutional rights of Britain which was exported out there... and our people still are brainwashed into thinking these documents and rights do not exist.

We must educate British people about the Bill of Rights, Magna Carta, Habeas Corpus and the still existing laws on treason - we simply must.

FireballXL5 said...

I couldn't believe my eyes when I read that!

Is it coming (back) here any day soon??

Anonymous said...

I used to read Rense and occassionally I still might, but after I read one of his editorial opinion postings a while back express strong anti-smoking, anti "Big Tobacco", pro-smoking ban bias, then I decided not to follow him much after that. I just found it a little hypocritical, him not realizing the connection between smoking bans, decimation of the sovereign treasuries and constitutions from declining tobacco and tobacco sales tax revenues, enrichment of fascist corporate/government NWO pharmaceutical company arrangements and how the smoking bans helped usher in some of the NWO things he later turns around and rallies against, after the smoking bans he supports have already inflicted their intended damage. That said, I don't read Rense very often, not after he said what he said in print about smokers, "Big Tobacco" and what seemed to be his very pro-smoking-ban sentiments.

Gareth said...

Grey haired anarchists from america for you, walking away from the system.

http://www.zerohedge.com/article/gonzalo-lira-coming-middle-class-anarchy

Wheres your e-mail? cant see it on your page anywhere.

Captain Ranty said...

Gareth,

I had read that piece. It was a joy.

If I can figure out how to put my email addy on the blog I will do so.

In the meantime I am at captainranty at btinternet dot com.

CR.

Gareth said...

Thanks. Just popped over to ben's blog from your link and came accross his video'd arguments with us and the police about not registering and licensing his actual motorbike which is of course similar to the point of this post. See it here;

http://www.benlowrey.com/drupal/node/14

Captain Ranty said...

I saw that one. I watched six or seven vids and I must say he is impressive.

The lawmen were less impressive.

But, they don't know any different.

Until we explain it all to them...

CR.