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Secession and Revolution

Neither a state, a group of states, nor any other group in the United States of America has the right to secede from the Union. The process for secession follows a similar pattern as that of states being granted statehood. … Continue reading

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Secondary Rights

In addition to our primary natural rights of life, liberty, and property, there are also secondary rights that are necessary to ensure those primary rights under a government. John Locke clarified the relationship between men and a just government when … Continue reading

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The Right to Property

If you put five political ideologues in a room and asked them to discuss their opinions about individual rights to life, liberty, and property, their greatest differences would most likely center on the right to property. Although this topic can … 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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Endowed By Our Creator

The Declaration of Independence declared the position of our Founding Fathers that all men have been “endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights.” This is one of the most important, but perhaps the most overlooked, ideals set out by … Continue reading

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