The Law of Moses
 
  Moses wrote the book of Deuteronomy to teach the Israelites how a strong and godly society should be governed. In many ways, the book of Deuteronomy is a constitution for the Promised Land. Moses wrote, "What other nation is so great as to have such righteous decrees and laws as this body of laws I am setting before you today?" (Deuteronomy 4:8)

Here are some of those laws Moses "set before them" in the book of Deuteronomy. See if you think they sound familiar.
 
   
Every person has the right to be physically secure and protected. (24:7)

Every person has the right to be protected from false accusations and slander. (19:15-21)

The weaker person is not to be mistreated or taken advantage of by the stronger. (21:10-14)

No one should be punished excessively or for the purpose of demeaning that person. (25:1-3)

Every person should be treated with dignity. (15:12-18)

People are allowed to own property and no one is allowed to take it from them unlawfully. (22:1-4)

Every person has the right to worship and rest from their work. (5:12-15)

Every person is allowed to have their marriage protected. (22:13-30)

Everyone is allowed a fair trial. (19:15-21)

Every person should be given a fair and honored position is society. (21:15-21)

The laws apply to all people, even the kings. (17:18-20)

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  When the founding fathers decided to declare their independence from Great Britain they looked to the Law of Moses for guidance. It can been seen in the organic law for our Land. That very first law of a New Nation. A law that passed with a unanimous vote of duly authorized representatives of the States then known as colonies. A created by those who, like the followers of Moses, were of the Exodus from the Kingdomes of a feudal Europe. Our Declaration is Law that requried a blood sacrifice of Patriots upon the government of the day. It precedes, and overrides, the Law of our Constitution if there is perceived to be a conflict between the two.
 
When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
 
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