[ExI] > Taiwan is standing strong

Dylan Distasio interzone at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 18:44:21 UTC 2020

On Wed, Mar 18, 2020 at 1:40 PM John Clark via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> Lincoln didn't have the authority to issue the Emancipation Proclamation
> freeing the slaves either, it was blatantly unconstitutional, but he had
> both the will and the power to do so. And history has looked at his
> decision with affection. If Trump delays the November 3 election history
> will not be as kind.
Why do you think as an executive order it was unconstitutional?  Is there
anything in the Constitution pre-13th amendment that guaranteed the right
to own slaves?
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