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How to Protect Your Freedom With a Second Passport

As a rule, I try to write about opportunities rather than threats. Nobody needs to be reminded how bad things are out there, but everyone is eager to hear what can be done about it.

Sometimes, however, a new threat to our liberties is so outrageous that I must break my optimistic rule. After all, it's not as if the mainstream press is reporting these things. They're more interested in the latest intentional gaffe from presidential candidates with bad hairdos.

So it is with legislation currently before Congress, which threatens to make you a prisoner in the United States of America … a sentence that could be delivered with no trial. Hardly anyone is talking about this, but it's a direct threat to your personal freedom.

It's this threat that shows you the importance of a second passport

Second passport - A History of Tightening Restrictions on Freedom

Current events — and Congress — are proving the importance of a second passport to your personal liberty.

A law currently before Congress could strip you of your right to a U.S. passport, purely on the say-so of invisible bureaucrats. This reverses centuries of Western legal tradition.

In 1215, King John of England formally agreed with his subjects that “It shall be lawful to any person, for the future, to go out of our kingdom, and to return, safely and securely, by land or by water, saving his allegiance to us.” Today, Article 13 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) states that “Everyone has the right to...