Do you need more from your government?
Sir Edward Coke wrote the petition of rights. This document aims to protect the laws given to the people and not the king. England (1628)
The founding fathers should put these ideas into place to protect the people because they are just and right.
- The king shouldn't be able to take your rights
- No taxation without representation
- We shouldn't have to lend money to the king
- A freeman shouldn't be imprison without a fair trial