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The Court and your Castle

Civil Rights |  | Justifying the Glorious Revolution of 1688, John Locke advanced natural-rights theory of government. He argued that all just governments are founded on consent and are designed solely to protect people in their inherent rights to life, liberty, and property.  By “property,” Locke meant more than land and goods that could be sold, given away, or even ...Read More »

We Need To Pass ‘Stand Your Ground’ In Every State, Abolish The BATFE, And Repeal The Major Federal Gun Laws

Civil Rights |  | Throughout history, dictators and tyrants have always wanted to take guns away from the people. Hitler confiscated guns once he took power in Germany, Stalin confiscated guns in Soviet Russia, and Mao confiscated guns when the communists took power in China. An armed population is one of the cornerstones of a free society, and our ...Read More »

Accepting a Society of Government Tyranny

Civil Rights |  |   The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public welfare as the apathy of a citizen in a democracy. – Charles de Montesquieu Rational thinking and moral conduct are rare in a society that has no respect for other individuals or succumb to the dictates of an all powerful government. ...Read More »

Tyranny: It Pisses Me Off

Civil Rights |  | Tyranny is not a wholly definable condition. There are many forms of tyranny and many levels of control that exist in any one society at any given time. In fact, the most despicable forms of tyranny are often the most subtle; the kinds of tyranny in which the oppressed are deluded into thinking that because ...Read More »

First Amendment Victory: Third Circuit Rules Citizens and Journalists Have Right to Film/Record Police in Public

Civil Rights |  | (The Rutherford Institute) PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — In a victory for the First Amendment, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has ruled that citizens and journalists have a right to record police in public without fear of retaliation. Attorneys for The Rutherford Institute had filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the case arguing that ...Read More »

Freedom Is Not Necessarily The Absence Of Tyranny

Civil Rights |  | Is it true that freedom is an overly idealized concept? Perhaps, but it is one of the few concepts worthy of idealization. It is so worthy, that it is worth dying for. Since the dawn of recorded history human beings have fought and sacrificed to attain freedom. It is an inherent psychological construct. It is ...Read More »

Obamacare: It Is Illegal and Unconstitutional No Matter What They Re-Name it!

Civil Rights |  |   “The typical American voter is so stupid, his dog teaches him tricks.” –Jonathan Gruber architect of Romney-Obama-Care  The hot topic again this week coming from today’s conservatives is an attempt to get you caught up into a debate about what is illegal.  The GOP is attempting to appease the American voter with a change ...Read More »

Democrats Are Already Using The Shooting Of Steve Scalise To Call For More Gun Control

Civil Rights |  | The left never lets a good crisis go to waste. Within hours of the shooting of U.S. Representative Steve Scalise and other Republicans at a baseball field in Virginia, top Democrats were already calling for more gun control. Of course the shooter, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson, is from a state that already has some of the ...Read More »

Lynching Free Speech: The Intolerant State of America

Civil Rights |  | By: John W. Whitehead, The Rutherford Institute |  “What are the defenders of free speech to do? The sad fact is that this fundamental freedom is on its heels across America. Politicians of both parties want to use the power of government to silence their foes. Some in the university community seek to drive it ...Read More »

Online Freedom: Are We Past the Point of No Return?

Civil Rights |  | By: Carla, therightsideoftruth.com |  Internet freedom is on the decline. It has been ever since companies began centralizing control over where users congregate, and things have only gotten worse with ever increasing government intervention. Some might see said claims as alarmist and will say things aren’t “that bad,” citing dictatorships such as North Korea as examples of ...Read More »

Police Now Routinely Crack and Extract All Phone Data from Arrestees

Civil Rights |  | By: Cory Doctorow, BOING BOING |  Muckrock filed Freedom of Information Requests with multiple US police forces to find out how they were using “mobile phone forensic extraction devices” — commercial devices that suck all the data out of peoples’ phones and make it available for offline browsing. They discovered that the practice of sucking up the entirety ...Read More »

Less Government. More Freedom.

Civil Rights |  | What would America look like today if the dream of our Founding Fathers of a limited central government had actually been realized? We have become so accustomed to big government that many of us simply assume that this is the only way that things can be done. But the truth is that things don’t have ...Read More »

It Is Time To Put The ‘Limited’ Back In Limited Government – Abolishing The EPA Is A Good Place To Start

Civil Rights |  | The constitutional republic that our founders intended to create has become a monster, and it is time to tame that monster and restore the federal government to its proper size and scope. The left loves big government, because it allows them to impose their progressive vision of how the world should work on all the ...Read More »

Comply Or Lose Your Job- HR 1313 Would Force Vaccinations and DNA Submission (VIDEO)

Civil Rights |  | A new bill, HR 1313, has been introduced by North Carolina Congresswoman Virginia Foxx which is designed to give employers absolute power over the employee by mandating whatever they deem to be proper “heath prevention” measures. These measures would include submitting DNA records as well as mandatory vaccinations and other perceived “health preventive” measures designed ...Read More »

4 Signs We Do Not Live in a Free Country

Civil Rights |  | By: Gary ‘Z’ McGee, Waking Times | “A man without a government is like a fish without a bicycle.” ~Alvaro Koplovich Just as a fish does not need a bike, a man does not need a government. Especially not an oppressive one. As it stands, our government is cruel and arbitrary; certainly not free. Ironically, ...Read More »

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