"One's right to life, liberty, and property, ... may not be submitted to vote; they depend on the outcome of no elections."*
Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Minister of Justice, quoted with approval this decision of the United States Supreme Court in his January 1968 paper A Canadian Charter of Human Rights.
The Honourable Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Minister of Justice, January 1968
* U.S. Supreme Court, West Virginia State Board Education v. Barnette