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Op-Ed: The Pursuit of Happiness Is Essential

Added 06-02-20 04:45:03pm EST - “During the pandemic, the American people's vision of reality has been consumed by the downcast tune that our media broadcasts.” - Westernjournal.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Westernjournal.com: “Op-Ed: The Pursuit of Happiness Is Essential”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Elena Pominova / ShutterstockCustomers dine at Shake Shack in Madison Square Park on June 10, 2014, in New York City. (Elena Pominova / Shutterstock)

Within the very document that sparked the creation of the United States of America lies one of the most important rights that we as Americans are entitled to: the right to pursue our own happiness.

The Declaration of Independence states that American citizens have “unalienable rights” to “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”

But in the age of the coronavirus pandemic, the government has used our circumstances to slowly strip away these rights. Just look at all the ways in which the government has imposed its overarching power.

Activities like hiking, fishing, visiting the beach, supporting local businesses and other ventures that once brought many Americans happiness in many places have been criminalized. Even something as innocent as attending church is now an act that people have been fined for.

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