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 political views. Thus we have a measure of
 interference by the Hatch Act in the rules
 with what otherwise would be the freedom of
 the civil servant under the First, Ninth and
 Tenth Amendments Of course, it is
 accepted constitutional doctrine that these
 fundamental human rights are not absolutes
 The powers granted by the Constitution to
 the federal goverrument are subtracted from
 the totality of sovereignty originally in the
 state and the people. Therefore_ when
 objection is made that the exersise of a
 federal power infringes upon rights reserved
 by the Ninth and Tenth Amendments, the
 inquiry must be directed toward the grant of
 power under which the action of the Union was
 taken_ If granted power is found,
 necessarily the objection of invasion of
 those rights, reserved.
 330 UoS. at 75, 94-96.
 These three cases, although they reject the particular
 rights contended, uphold in principal, that the Ninth and Tenth
 Amendments are a proper mechanism for retaining, or regaining,
 "those rights reserved by the Ninth and Tenth Amendments" which
 are not "granted to the federal government."
 Two trends in Supreme Court decisions antedating Griswold
 are relevant to the Ninth Amendment. First, there exists an
 extensive body of decisions which although they do not mention
 the Ninth Amendment, express the view that the American
 Constitutional system of government is based on the concept of
 natural law, eog., Yig_k Wo v. Hopkkins, 118 UoS. 356, 369, 30 Lo
 Ed. 220 (1886); Gulf_Colorado and Sante Fe Rai]_w_ay v. Ellis, 165
 UoS. 150, 159, 41 Lo Ed. 666 (1897), and that the individual has

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