Article II (Amendment 2 - Bearing Arms): "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."
Article V (Amendment 5 - Rights of Persons): "No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or
Article VIII (Amendment 8 - Further Guarantees in Criminal Cases): "Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted."
Article XIII (13-Slavery and Involuntary Servitude): "Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the US, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.
"1: All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside.
3: No person shall be a Senator or Representative in Congress, or elector of President and Vice President, or hold any office, civil or military, under the
The Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation."
Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation."
Thereafter, when the President transmits to the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives his written declaration that no
2: Congress shall have the power to enforce this article by legislation."