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Effective Gun Control

[Adaptation of post originally written on February 5, 2013] The President of the United States of America is proposing “common sense gun reforms.” First, I’ll note that a reform is a change, usually implying the improvement of something. If the … Continue reading

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Open Carry: Rights and Duties

If you have read any of my other posts about the right to bear arms, you know that I have a strong opinion about what natural law allows in this regard. That being said, so as not to mince words, … Continue reading

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The Modern Militia: Securing a Free State

Several generations are now largely unfamiliar with the nature of the responsibilities once held by most Americans in the defense of our states, the United States, and their laws. We catch glimpses of unfamiliar settings and practices from movies taking … Continue reading

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The Right to Bear Arms

(I have provided some related sources at the end of this blog for your reading enjoyment.) There were three basic purposes behind the Second Amendment: 1) Protection of the State against outside aggression; 2) Protection against internal aggression; and 3) … Continue reading

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Capitalism versus Free Markets

A statement I have made, which seems to draw puzzled looks, is that I do not support Capitalism, I support a Free Market economy. The standard response is: “Isn’t that the same thing?” It may seem like arguing whether or … Continue reading

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Restoring Liberty

In previous posts, I have discussed our primary rights (individual rights to life, liberty, and property) and their origins (from our Creator). I talked about the necessity of a belief that our rights were granted by our Creator in order … Continue reading

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Endowed By Our Creator part II

This blog addresses several points about rights and politics: 1) Laws always reflect the values of the rulers in any society. 2) Values are interconnected with morals, or judgments about what is right and wrong. 3) Beliefs about the origin … Continue reading

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