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The 9th Amendment states that the enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people. In other words, the 9th Amendment emphasizes the Founding Fathers view that powers of government are limited by the rights of the people. The Constitution did not intend, by expressly guaranteeing certain rights of the people, to grand the government unlimited power to invade other rights of the people.

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