Supreme Court Rulings – use of highway for purpose of travel and transportation is a right which cannot be deprived (no license needed)

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Chicago Motor Coach v. Chicago, 169 NE 221.

     “The use of the highway for the purpose of travel and transportation is not a mere privilege, but a common fundamental right of which the public and individuals cannot rightfully be deprived.


Thompson v. Smith, 154 SE 579.

     “The right of the citizen to travel upon the public highways and to transport his property thereon, either by carriage or by automobile, is not a mere privilege which a city may prohibit or permit at will, but a common law right which he has under the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.


Kent v. Dulles, 357 US 116, 125.

     “The right to travel is a part of the liberty of which the citizen cannot be deprived without due process of law under the Fifth Amendment.


Schactman v. Dulles 96 App DC 287, 225 F2d 938, at 941.

     “The right to travel is a well-established common right that does not owe its existence to the federal government. It is recognized by the courts as a natural right.



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