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This Is How Tyranny Rises and Freedom Falls: The Experiment in Freedom Is Failing

Civil Rights |  | By John W. Whitehead, The Rutherford Institute |  “Every day I ask myself the same question: How can this be happening in America? How can people like these be in charge of our country? If I didn’t see it with my own eyes, I’d think I was having a hallucination.”—Philip Roth, novelist It is easy to be ...Read More »

Technotyranny: The Deep State’s Spy Secrets Revealed (VIDEO)

Civil Rights |  | By: Rutherford Institute |  The government has become an expert in finding ways to sidestep what it considers “inconvenient laws” aimed at ensuring accountability and thereby bringing about government transparency and protecting citizen privacy. Indeed, it has mastered the art of stealth maneuvers and end-runs around the Constitution. It knows all too well how to hide ...Read More »

America, Are You Drinking the Cool-Aide? (VIDEO)

Civil Rights |  |   “So he gets about 400lbs of equipment up 30 floors, sets up a concealed sniper nest, disarms fire alarms and other security systems in a casino, removed a window that’s 800lb of hurricane proof glass, then for 10 minutes reigned in aimed firepower, all with no training whatsoever, and with no motive!” –Post found ...Read More »

A Michigan Woman Is Sent To Prison For Refusing To Vaccinate Her Son

Civil Rights |  | Should parents that don’t vaccinate their children be locked away in prison?  That is a very chilling question, because there are literally millions of parents all across the country that don’t vaccinate their children for various reasons.  Personally, I have been writing about vaccine safety concerns for the last seven years, and as a member of ...Read More »

A Culture of Authoritarianism = A Society of Totalitarianism

Civil Rights |  | The impact of the 21st Century in its short phylogenesis has produced a pseudonymous willingness to accept the most threatening viewpoints and behavior yet seen on the planet. Implied within this overview is the precept that free will is the natural basis of our collective makeup. Nevertheless, the flight from personal liberty and constructive communal ...Read More »

Germany’s Social Media Hate Speech Law is Now in Effect

Civil Rights |  | (TechCrunch) A new law has come into force in Germany aimed at regulating social media platforms to ensure they remove hate speech within set periods of receiving complaints — within 24 hours in straightforward cases or within seven days where evaluation of content is more difficult. The name of the law translates to ‘Enforcement on ...Read More »

What Country Is This? Forced Blood Draws, Cavity Searches and Colonoscopies

Civil Rights |  | By: John W. Whitehead, The Rutherford Institute |  “The Fourth Amendment was designed to stand between us and arbitrary governmental authority. For all practical purposes, that shield has been shattered, leaving our liberty and personal integrity subject to the whim of every cop on the beat, trooper on the highway and jail official.”—Herman Schwartz, The Nation Our ...Read More »

Trump Quietly Nominates Mass Surveillance Advocate To “Protect” Your Privacy Rights

Civil Rights |  | By: Casey Wedler,  Activist Post |  Though outrage over mass surveillance swept the United States after Edward Snowden’s revelations in 2013, there is little discussion of these invasive practices just four years later. This apathy comes despite former President Barack Obama’s move to expand to information sharing between agencies just days before Trump took office and after ...Read More »

Militant Revolutionary Abolitionist Group Wants to “Expropriate” Your Property and Give It to Someone Who Deserves It (VIDEO)

Civil Rights |  | The Revolutionary Abolitionist Movement is Antifa on steroids. An offshoot group that has popped up has a website with some pretty extreme ideas, including expropriation of property from their enemies. They’ve declared war against capitalism and the state, promoting “militant defense.” Their intro says: We situate our political movement in the context of the abolitionist struggle ...Read More »

Southern Poverty Law Center’s Revolt Against American Law - Full Frontal Attack on Law-abiding Americans! (VIDEO)

Civil Rights |  | “The Southern Poverty Law Center is attempting to change your reality into the reality that they want you to believe in.” (Isaiah 5:20) Finally. The Washington Times reports a conservative Christian media group has slapped the Southern Poverty Law Center with a defamation lawsuit after being listed alongside neo-Nazis and white supremacists on its “hate ...Read More »

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 »

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