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What Is Law?

Statute, code, regulation, also the ordinance. Four instruments with meanings, in governments pretense. Study you'll find the difference, from the law and these four tools. The law it comes from nature, these four are man made rules. They define the laws upon bookshelves, their not the rule of law themselves. Rules have supposed purpose, they shape a laws virtue. Officials write so many rules, a law twist to their view. Do you see the danger, in how many rules we pass. I'll give you one example, I hope you see and fast. A man not wearing a seat belt, isn't constitutional law. By code this man be binned, by code this man be fined. I'll give another example, to make this very clear, a man breaks in your home, to harm your family peers. You wrestle a gun away from him and shoot him in defense. He's tried and convicted, they throw him in the pen, while in jail he studies, and finds one of these rules. He claims you did not have to shoot, your deemed unusually cruel. You find your self in court again, your head begins to spin, say to yourself, I did nothing wrong, there's no way he can win. In trial you say, he broke in, he brought the gun in too. The convicted man, wins the case, a million you've been sued. Say to the judge, where is the law, where is our common sense? Gone with statutes, codes, regulations, also the ordinance.

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Date: 4/4/2016 12:24:00 AM
Milo, you've expressed yourself well, I enjoyed your poem. Please keep writing and sharing your poetry XOX ~LINDA~
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Date: 8/19/2015 12:42:00 AM
MILO, I like this very much SKAT
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