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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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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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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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Gun Control versus Self Defense

Considering the ongoing tragedies involving attacks on innocent people, and especially children, I decided to offer another perspective to the debate.┬áHaving discussed the principles behind the right to bear arms in my previous post, I’d like to offer some thoughts … 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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