In this new day and age of the 21st century of the Common Era, with new challenges ahead for the human race, we the people have adopted a new universal bill of unalienable rights to be added to the original Constitution of the United States of America and to be followed alongside the original Bill of Rights and its succeeding amendments. We have expressed a desire, in order to ensure that all human beings are treated with dignity and respect, to create this Bill for the betterment of all, most importantly the marginalized, weak, destitute, oppressed, and downtrodden.
ARTICLES in addition to, and Amendment of this Second Bill of Rights, demanded by the People to be proposed by Congress and ratified by the Legislatures of the United States, pursuant to the fifth Article of the original Constitution.
Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Second Bill of Rights, regardless of race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other ideology, socioeconomic class, national or social origin, place of birth, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law and to equal protection against any discrimination in violation of the Bill of Rights or the Second Bill of Rights.
Section 1: No one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention or exile without an official government warrant.
Section 2: No one shall create prisons for the purpose of profit.
Section 3: No president shall be permitted to perform a targeted killing or an act of proxy warfare, whether through human or technological means, without the express permission of Congress.
Everyone is entitled in full equality to a fair and public hearing by a independent and impartial tribunal with a jury of his or her peers regardless of justification for arrest.
No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his or her privacy, family, home, or correspondence, whether through offline or online means. Everyone has the right to protection of the law against such interference or attacks.
Everyone has the right to leave the United States of America and to return there except in dire and rare criminal circumstances that are an immediate threat to the security of the United States of America.
Every United States citizen has the right to seek and enjoy asylum from persecution in other countries, and every citizen of other countries has the right to seek and enjoy asylum from persecution in the United States of America.
People of full age, regardless of race, nationality, religion, or gender, have the right to marry and to form a family.
Section 1: All people of voting age have the right to equal and universal suffrage including absentee ballots if needed.
Section 2: No state nor the federal government shall make any law restricting the people's ability to vote or access to the means of voting.
Section 3: All people eligible to be candidates for public office, regardless of political affiliation, shall have the right to equal access to campaign funds.
Section 4: All candidates for every political office, regardless of political affiliation, shall be included in their respective official political debates.
Section 1: All people living in the United States of America have the right to a job and free choice of employment without any discrimination.
Section 2: All people living in the United States of America have the right to form unions in order to organize and bargain for just and favorable conditions of work and for protection against unemployment.
Section 3: Everyone, without any discrimination, has the right to equal pay for equal work.
Section 4: Everyone has the right to rest and leisure, including reasonable limitations of working hours, paid maternity leave and sick days, and periodic holidays with pay.
Section 5: No organization, whether for profit or not, shall be given the same rights as a singular physical human being.
Section 1: Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of oneself and of one's family, including food, clothing, housing, medical care, and necessary social services, and the right to economic security in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood, old age, or other inability to work in circumstances beyond one's control.
Section 2: All people ages fifteen or older shall have free and universal access to contraception, including birth control, and all female people regardless of age shall have free and universal access to terminate an unwanted pregnancy.
Section 3: All people living in the United States of America shall have access to free or affordable generic medication.
Section 1: All people living in the United States of America shall have access to free and equal access to education up to college level on the basis of merit.
Section 2: Education shall be directed toward the strengthening of respect for human rights and tolerance among all nations, racial or religious groups, genders, socioeconomic classes, physical and mental abilities and disabilities, and sexual orientations.
Section 3: Students shall have the right to free speech and the right to address grievances with school faculty and staff, provided that such speech is not slander, libel, or other forms of harassment or bullying.
Section 4: All students have the right to be protected against harassment or bullying from students, faculty, or administrative staff.
Section 5: Parents have a prior right to choose the kind of education that shall be given to their children, whether public, private, parochial, or homeschooling.
Section 1: Everyone has the right to freely participate in the cultural life of their communities and to have equal access to their communities' cultural institutions.
Section 2: Everyone has the right to protect their intellectual property resulting from any scientific, literary, or artistic production of which he or she is the author.
Section 3: Intellectual property shall only be kept out of the public domain for a limited amount of time.
Section 4: Every creator of intellectual property shall have the right to remix other peoples' intellectual property for the purposes of criticism, review, satire, parody, or to create a work wholly different from the original source material used.
Section 5: Because the internet is an integral part of society today, all people in the United States of America shall have the right to free and open internet access.
Section 6: No state or federal Congress shall make any law infringing on the right to free speech on the internet.
Author's Note: This is not intended to be a replacement for the US Bill of Rights. It is intended to be an Addendum to the US Bill of Rights. The reason I did not mention bearing arms or other rights in the Bill of Rights is because they're already in the original Bill of Rights.
(Written by BullMoose1912 on: bullmoose1912.deviantart.com )