Promote the General Welfare

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With its Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the Supreme Court has
both enabled and facilitated clear Deprivations of Rights under the Color of Law. The Thirteenth
Amendment, in Section 1 is unambiguous with the statement “Neither slavery nor involuntary
servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted,
shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.

Title 18 of The United States Code in Chapter 77 at §1581 further underscores the Supreme
folly with respect to forced labor. That statute reads: “Whoever holds or returns any person to a condition of peonage, or arrests any person with the intent of placing him in or returning him to a condition of peonage, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than 20 years, or both.”