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500 Years of Religious Liberty…will it make it another 500 years?

BY ALLEN WEST I reiterate my sincere condolences and prayers for those who so tragically had their lives taken from them in Las Vegas. To...

Ezra Taft Benson: Foundation and Function of Government

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS No people can maintain freedom unless their political institutions are founded upon faith in God and belief in the...

The Magna Carta Turns 800

BY DR. MARK W. HENDRICKSON, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES It isn’t too often that we remember something that happened 800 years ago. There are...

Right and Wrong, Not Right and Left—Clarence Manion

THE AMERICANIST, MORAL FOUNDATIONS: CLARENCE E. MANION Source: The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty, July 01, 1963 I have almost lost faith in se­mantics, and if I...

Protecting Property – The Very Purpose of Our Republic

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Publishers Note: An earlier version of this essay was published on July 17, 2001 at NewsMax.com & elsewhere on the...

A Law for Governments, by Clarence B. Carson

CLARENCE B. CARSON, IDEAS ON LIBERTY According to the lore of our time, business monopolies are highly dangerous—so dangerous in their threat to the commonweal...

Cuban Slavery: A Brief History – American Minute

AMERICAN MINUTE WITH BILL FEDERER Ancient cultures, such as the Egyptians and Romans had state-imposed forced labor of peasants who were in debt to the...

Foreboding Warnings from Forgotten Inaugurals

AMERICAN MINUTE WITH BILL FEDERER The 20th Amendment changed the date of Presidential Inaugurations to JANUARY 20th. Prior to 1933, March 4th was Inauguration Day. FOREBODING...

Our Rights are God-Given, Not Man-Given

Called Unto Liberty, 20th Century Sermons, M. Russell Ballard The principles and philosophies upon which the U.S. constitutional law is based are not simply the...

Preserving the Teaching of Americanism

Karen R. Effrem, MD, Education Liberty Watch The nation is approaching the Thanksgiving holiday and the chance to reflect upon and give thanks for the...

Dickinson: The King of Kings Bestows Rights, Not the State

They Were Believers, John Dickinson To talk of your "charter" gentlemen, on this occasion, is but weakening the cause by relying on false aids. Your...

Liberty is Our Birthright

Called Unto Liberty, 20th Century Sermons, Stephen L. Richards Let it never be forgotten that our concept of liberty is a gift. No human is...

Free Agency: The Divine Gift—Choose Well

Called Unto Liberty, 20th Century Sermons, David O. McKay Next to the bestowal of life itself, the right to direct that life is God’s greatest...

Another Mission from God

Called Unto Liberty, 19th Century Sermons, John Taylor Besides the preaching of the Gospel, we have another mission, namely, the perpetuation of the free agency...

John Foster Dulles, Secretary of State

American Minute with Bill Federer Our institutions reflect the belief of our founders that all men were endowed by their Creator with inalienable rights... They believed...

Sam Adams: Right to Life, Liberty, Property Under God

LIBERTY LETTERS, SAMUEL ADAMS, 1772 Among the natural rights of the Colonists are these: First, a right to life; Secondly, to liberty; Thirdly, to property;...

John Dickinson: Look Unto God Not the Charter for Our Rights

Liberty Letters Quote of the Day, John Dickinson To talk of your "charter" gentlemen, on this occasion, is but weakening the cause by relying on...

God-given Privileges — David O. McKay

Next to life we express gratitude for the gift of free agency. When thou didst create man, thou placed within him part of thine omnipotence and bade him choose for himself. Liberty and conscience thus became a sacred part of human nature. Freedom not only to think, but to speak and to act is a God-given privilege. - David O. McKay

The Only Firm Basis of Liberty — Thomas Jefferson

Can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in their hearts that these liberties are of the gift of God, that they are not to be violated but with his wrath. - Thomas Jefferson

Is Gun Ownership a Fundamental Right? — T.F. Stern

There are many among us who lack a testimony of the Gospel and the information which links America inseparably with our Creator. Having a knowledge and understanding of “rights” elevates the importance of those rights. Unfortunately, there are many in positions of great power and influence who not only disagree with the source of our inalienable rights, they would strip individuals of those rights in favor of unbridled government control.

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Irregulars and Militias – Are Militias Still Legal in Texas?

BY T.F. STERN (Image: The Concord Minute Man of 1775, a monument created by Daniel Chester French) The most uncomplicated definition of Militia – military force...