Magna Carta and the Un Bill of Rights connection…

It should be noted that the Australian Parliamentary website contains this statement:Some of Magna Carta’s core principles are echoed in the United States Bill of Rights (1791) and in many other constitutional documents around the world, as well as in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) and the European Convention on Human Rights (1950).

It can be legally argued that Australia has not created legislation that recognises the “Universal Declaration of Human Rights” as it moves closer to coming under the control of the UN. Can’t have one without the other if that’s where it’s all heading. Its a double edged sword and we should use it as follows:


In Article 3 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) it states: Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person.

The key words being “security of person” not “control of the people for security reasons”. In other words, your security is personal and the first law of nature is “self preservation”.

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