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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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Liberty Requires God As Ultimate Judge

Natural law is the law by which we are bound in the state of nature. The state of nature is defined as having no judge between one person and another, except for God. If someone violates our rights under natural … 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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Immigration

Liberty includes the right to locomotion. When free government is formed, it is by the consent of the people in forming that government. What is it that binds those who were born in that nation to obey its laws when … 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 Life

Our rights were granted from God, but we should think of them as more of a stewardship than of ownership. As in Christ’s parable, we have been given the responsibility to make use of these talents, or individual rights, while … Continue reading

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Consent of the Governed

Our society seems to have all but lost its ability to maintain freedom much longer. The questions we ask and the ways we attempt to resolve problems in society are signs of this loss in ability. We have learned to … Continue reading

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