4: Bill of Rights

All citizens and residents of the Republic shall enjoy the following absolute and inalienable rights:

Article I. Whereas an armed population is the most basic essential for the preservation of life, liberty, and the prevention of oppression and tyranny, and whereas the possession and use of arms is the most ancient birthright and proudest mark of the free man down through human history, all citizens and residents of the Northwest American Republic shall enjoy the right to keep and to bear firearms and other personal arms for defense of the state and of their lives and property.

  1. The right to keep and bear arms shall not be qualified or restricted by any requirement of licensing, registration, fee, taxation, restriction on transportation, or other such impediment.
  2. The purchase, acquisition, ownership, possession, transportation, or manufacture of ammunition, powder, cartridge casings, and other ancillary equipment or supplies necessary to the exercise of the right to keep and bear arms shall not be restricted or otherwise interfered with by any governmental authority.

Article II. All residents and citizens of the Republic shall enjoy the right to complete freedom of speech, freedom of artistic and creative expression, and freedom of the press. (This article shall not be construed as limiting or interdicting the right of the government of the Republic or competent local authority to control or prohibit expressions of obscenity and/or pornography.)

Article III. All residents and citizens of the Republic shall enjoy the right to freedom of religion, which shall include the right to raise children in the religion of family and cultural tradition.

Article IV. All residents and citizens of the Republic shall have the right to adequate and life-preserving medical care, free of charge.

Article V. All residents and citizens of the Republic shall have the right to adequate food, shelter, clothing, and to a safe and stable home for children.

Article VI. All residents and citizens of the Republic shall have the right to gainful and productive employment.

Article VII. All residents and citizens of the Republic shall have the right to be free of arbitrary search and seizure of goods and property and the right to freedom from imprisonment, punishment, or forfeiture of citizenship except by due process of law.

Article VIII. The right to life of unborn children, beginning at conception, shall be respected and enforced by the state.

Article IX. All citizens and residents of the Republic shall enjoy the right, free of charge, to all such education, technical training, vocational training, and instruction as shall be within their innate personal capacity to understand, assimilate, and apply in life.

Section Five – Bill of Responsibilities