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The Duty Of The Military In A Militarized Empire (VIDEO)

Civil Rights |  | “He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice.”  Albert Einstein Those who serve in the military are in a difficult position. The oath taken by enlistees states, “I, do solemnly swear (or ...Read More »

Feed the Homeless in America, Get Fined or Arrested

Civil Rights |  | The state of homelessness in America is appalling, a largely unreported issue, the problem ignored by Washington, doing little or nothing to address it. According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness, on any given night, over 550,000 Americans are homeless – forced to sleep outside, in an emergency shelter or transitional housing. Homelessness is ...Read More »

Freedom and Property Rally: The Cliven Bundy Story (VIDEO)

Civil Rights |  | As several federal agencies, several governmental offices, and the U.S. Department of Justice are reeling in the aftershock of the Bundy case “dismissal with prejudice”, which I suggested almost a month before it happened, the Bundys have busted out of the gate with vividly renewed spirit. They have stampeded all the way north to Paradise, ...Read More »

Things Are Getting Worse, Not Better: Round Ups, Checkpoints and National ID Cards

Civil Rights |  | By John W. Whitehead, The Rutherford Institute |  “The roundups are getting worse. The checkpoints are getting worse. The harassment is getting worse. The things we were worried would happen are happening.”—Angus Johnston, professor at the City University of New York No one is safe. No one is immune. No one gets spared the anguish, fear and heartache ...Read More »

Human Courage And Kindness Stand As Obstacles To The Void

Civil Rights |  | Among liberty activists, there is a rather universal consensus on what ails our nation. We understand that there is a concerted and deliberate effort by the establishment to undermine individual rights and constitutional protections. We understand that there is a coordinated effort by international financiers to destabilize our economy and siphon wealth from the middle ...Read More »

Federal Government Continues To Argue In Favor Of Indefinitely Detaining An American Citizen

Civil Rights |  | By Derrick Broze, Activist Post |  On Monday a federal judge challenged the U.S. government to justify the continued imprisonment of an American citizen who has been denied access to a lawyer for over three months. Washington D.C. – U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan has expressed skepticism and frustration over the U.S. government’s arguments for detaining an ...Read More »

The Constitution: on Being a Citizen and Person

Civil Rights |  | Governments have a rule they like to enforce. Defining the standards for citizenship is fundamental to the organization of society. The State has emerged as the final arbitrator for disputes, especially conflicts between the ‘person’, and the government. But is any person a citizen? The wording within the U.S. Constitution on this topic is clear ...Read More »

When the Law Becomes a Political Weapon

Civil Rights |  | The law is deified as the supreme authority upon which coercive government justifies their oppression and demands for universal submission. As for the myth that there are good governments, pray tell; name one. At the root of every regime, the infliction of pain and suffering marks the eventual threat that government’s use for intimation of ...Read More »

Arizona Citizens Tracked In Facial Recognition Database In First Step For REAL ID Implementation

Civil Rights |  | By Aaron Kesel, Activist Post |  Arizona citizens are now in a government database that uses facial recognition technology to track them simply for getting a driver’s license. This allows federal and local law enforcement to use the “perpetual lineup” of suspects not accused of a crime to see if someone is wanted for a crime, Arizona Capitol ...Read More »

Nervous About Traffic Stops? I Am. You Should Be, Too

Civil Rights |  | By John W. Whitehead, The Rutherford Institute |  “Quit resisting.”—Cops yell at compliant young man who was thrown to the ground, beaten, arrested and hospitalized for severe injuries to his face and arm, allegedly in retaliation for “resisting arrest” by driving to a safe, well-lit area before submitting to a traffic stop for a broken ...Read More »

CPS Grabs Newborn Baby From A Disabled Mother After The Parents Expressed A Desire Not To Vaccinate

Civil Rights |  | Sometimes a story comes along that makes your blood boil, and this is one of them.  All over the nation CPS is stealing children from families that express concerns about the safety of vaccines, but I never expected it to happen in north Idaho.  Actually, a large number of families from all over the country ...Read More »

When Civil Liberties are Violated by Government

Civil Rights |  | Behold, who really cares about civil liberties in a society that puts government as the final arbitrator of authority? Well, sadly the prospects for a rebirth in recognizing that individual liberties are the basis for a civilized union are more remote now than at any time in the last half century. Most people view civil ...Read More »

Is America Becoming A Police State Where Churches Can’t Feed The Homeless And Kids Can’t Set Up Lemonade Stands?

Civil Rights |  | What would you do if authorities ordered your church to stop feeding the homeless?  And what would you do if your 5-year-old daughter was ordered to get government permission before setting up a lemonade stand?  Well, these things are actually happening in America today.  With each passing day, America goes further down the road toward ...Read More »

Young Mother In California Threatened With Arrest At A Bus Stop For Not Vaccinating Her Children

Civil Rights |  | Could you imagine being threatened by law enforcement authorities over vaccine records as you are waiting with your children for the school bus?  This is something that literally just happened to one young mother down in California.  One morning she walked her kids to the bus stop and she was approached by an official from ...Read More »

The Internet Crackdown Begins: U.S. Senator Al Franken Wants Google, Facebook And Twitter To Censor Political Speech

Civil Rights |  | Are the days of the free and open Internet numbered?  The Internet is certainly used for all sorts of horrible things, but it has also allowed ordinary people to communicate on a mass scale that would have been unimaginable decades ago.  In the old days, if you wanted to reach large audiences of people with ...Read More »

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