Letter: Rights are continually redefined

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When the topic is gun control, the resounding cry is "constitutional rights." When the topic is a 19-year-old American citizen who has (allegedly, until proven guilty) committed a terrible crime, there is the cry "enemy combatant," drop his constitutional rights. If we start picking and choosing which citizens actually get constitutional rights, we have made a complete farce of the concept.

Jordis Jensen

VANCOUVER