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Wednesday, May 16

U.S. Constitution - Amendment 4 (Bill of Rights)

About 2 years since I posted on the United States Constitution. About time I continue! For Amendments 1-3, click one of the relevant tags at the bottom of this post. Remember: I am NOT a lawyer. I simply post the Amendment from the U.S. Constitution, as well as definitions of less-common words from the Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Interpretation and pro-action is up to the individual and/or group. I claim no responsibility for what happens if you stick up for your American rights, nor if you don't.
- Steve

Amendment 4 - Search and SeizureRatified 12/15/1791.

The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.


a archaic : unwisely free from fear or distrust : overconfidentb : easy in mind : confidentc : assured in opinion or expectation : having no doubt
a : free from dangerb : free from risk of lossc : affording safety secure hideaway>d : trustworthydependable secure foundation>
: assured 1 secure victory>
— se·cure·ly adverb
— se·cure·ness noun


a : not governed by or acting according to reason<unreasonable people>b : not conformable to reason : absurd <unreasonablebeliefs>
: exceeding the bounds of reason or moderation unreasonable pressure>
— un·rea·son·able·ness noun
— un·rea·son·ably adverb

  • : a reasonable ground for supposing that a charge is well-founded

a : the act of affirmingb : something affirmed : a positive assertion
: a solemn declaration made under the penalties of perjury by a person who conscientiously declines taking an oath
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