The duty of government is “to secure these rights” - i.e. the unalienable rights to life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness, etc.
Any government. All government. National, state, monarchy, republic, oligarchy. Any and all government.
Now perhaps Ron Paul is correct: It’s possible that, in our federal system, state governments would be better able to protect our children against murderers. But that won’t excuse the national government from its duty to end this barbarism.
Same goals but in different perspectives or ways to achieve it......being pragmatic to achieve your goals is far better than by shouting madly but achieving nothing
Governor Sarah Palin “I’m proud to support great grassroots candidates like Dr. Paul. While there are issues we disagree on, he and I are both in agreement that it’s time to shake up the status quo in Washington and stand up for common sense ideas.”