Sunday, February 20, 2011

Re: [PDI] Question of law

Quoting Dan Stafford <>:

> As I understand it, slavery is illegal in the US & other countries.
> How is this defined under the US Constitution & other law? Is one
> person forbidden to own another?

The Thirteenth Amendment: Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude,
except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been
duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place
subject to their jurisdiction.

(The military draft blatantly violated this, proving that laws are
only as good as their application and enforcement.)

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