Most of us are thankful we have laws and regulations protecting us from infringement upon our rights as humans. We're glad for the systems which enforce due process to protect us from errant arrests, searches, seizures, and other acts against us by those we employ; police, other agents, or other parties.
- To defend individual rights and freedoms.
- To promote the value of personal responsibility for actions.
- To reduce the burdens of government on people.
- To reinforce the individual's right to define their own life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness.