History News Network | Why the Founding Fathers thought banning Torture Foundational to the US Constitution

Juan Cole writes: “We know what the Founding Fathers believed. They believed in universal rights. And they believed in basic principles of human dignity. Above all, they did not think the government had the prerogative of behaving as it pleased. It doesn’t have the prerogative to torture.”
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History News Network | Why the Founding Fathers thought banning Torture Foundational to the US Constitution.

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