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The Slippery Slope to a Constitution-Free America

Civil Rights |  |   By John W. Whitehead, The Rutherford Institute | “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.”—Benjamin Franklin The ease with which Americans are prepared to welcome boots on the ground, regional lockdowns, routine invasions of their privacy, and the dismantling of every constitutional right ...Read More »

American Town Moves to Confiscate 'Assault Weapons', Fine Violators up to $1,000 Per Day

Civil Rights |  | A village in Illinois has declared a ban on “assault weapons,” and has given gun owners 60 days to turn them all in. After June 13, residents of the Village of Deerfield have 60 days to sell, render inoperable or turn their “assault weapons” over to local police. “Any person who is found to have ...Read More »

Reality Check: The True Meaning of the Second Amendment (VIDEO)

Civil Rights |  | By Ben Swann, Truth in Media |  It may be the most controversial, the most contentious right we have as Americans: the right to keep and bear arms. The root of that contention is in the often misunderstood intention of the founders and framers. So what is the Second Amendment really about? This is a ...Read More »

Invoking Your Rights At Police Checkpoints (VIDEO)

Civil Rights |  | A majority of our society essentially walks around without knowing or actively exercising their rights. In fact, some do not even know what their rights are or why they are so important. Moreover, they would rather wave their freedoms afforded in this country at the first signs of a problem. One example of this is during a manhunt for ...Read More »

Betrayal: How the REPUBLICANS Are Gutting the Second Amendment

Civil Rights |  | Everyone likes to blame the Democrats for gun control, but here’s a news flash: those of us who fervently believe in the Second Amendment are actually being betrayed by members of the Republican party who are in Congress right now. The budget bill on the table right now would gut the right to bear arms ...Read More »

How “Offended” and “Emotionally Shaken” Lawmakers Responded to This Viral Gun Speech by Nick Freitas (VIDEO)

Civil Rights |  | You may not have ever heard of Nick Freitas before, but I have a feeling we’ll all be hearing a lot about him soon. At first glance, this may seem very political, very Republican vs. Democrat. But it’s not. It’s about logic versus emotion. It’s about an eloquent defense of the Second Amendment and the ...Read More »

Landslide Victory: Strongest Anti-NDAA Bill Passes Out of the Idaho House of Representatives

Civil Rights |  |   By Jason Casella, Panda Unite |  In a Landslide Victory, the Restoring Constitutional Governance Act, H473 passed out of the Idaho House of Representatives on Monday, 2/26/2018 with a final vote of 63-4-3.  This legislation is the strongest in the nation as it explicitly prohibits the laws of war from being used on non-soldiers in Idaho, and Idaho ...Read More »

Gun Rights And Mental Health Restrictions: A Slippery Slope

Civil Rights |  | (Alt-Market) In the wake of the Parkland shooting, as in the wake of any mass shooting, there has been a scramble by various political groups to place blame for the violence. Everyone is looking for the source of the evil that causes these events, to little avail. In most cases, at least when it comes ...Read More »

Selco on Martial Law: Forget your “movie illusions about being a freedom fighter”

Civil Rights |  | Selco interviewed by Daisy Luther – Let’s talk about martial law. This is when the normal law of the land is suspended and the authority comes from the military or federal government. One recent example of undeclared martial law in the US was when the police were looking for the suspects in the Boston Marathon ...Read More »

The Prisoner Promised Land

Civil Rights |  | Apprise just how much the perception of the world has changed in the last fifty years since the preeminent British series, The Prisoner first aired its run of 17 produced episodes. Essential background is available in the Solitary Purdah essay, The Sovereign Man is the Real Prisoner. For those of a generation who never viewed the definitive treatment of the ...Read More »

Mass Shootings Will Never Negate The Need For Gun Rights

Civil Rights |  | (Alt-Market) Though the media often attempts to twist the gun rights debate into a web of complexity, gun rights is in fact a rather simple issue — either you believe that people have an inherent right to self defense, or you don’t. All other arguments are a peripheral distraction. Firearms are a powerful epoch changing ...Read More »

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 »

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