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Constitutional Ignorance Led to a Tyranny of the Majority

GARRY M. GALLES, FOUNDATION FOR ECONOMIC EDUCATION Constitution Day—September 17—marks the anniversary of its 1787 signing. Students will be taught about it...but not because of...

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...

Bastiat: God, 'The Law', and the Rights of Man

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Sometimes secularism sounds legitimate. One of the more thoughtful arguments used by proponents of a secular state, or of a state...

Bastiat: God, ‘The Law’, and the Rights of Man

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Sometimes secularism sounds legitimate. One of the more thoughtful arguments used by proponents of a secular state, or of a state...

Of Rights and Responsibilities – Clarence Carson

THE AMERICANIST: CLARENCE CARSON ESSAYS The American Tradition: Part 11 Source: The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty, Date 01 February 1964 Ideas that have come unsprung from...

It’s Not Simply Persecution. It’s Genocide.

Nicole Smith, ACLJ Twenty-one Egyptians beheaded.  Seventeen Pakistanis bombed.  One hundred and forty-eight Kenyans shot.  All of these innocent men and women met their demise...

Army Chaplain Disciplined for Doing His Job

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY Twenty-four members of Congress, both Senators and Representatives, have written a letter to Army Secretary John McHugh about a chaplain disciplined for...

Report: How You Are Making a Major Impact in 2015

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ In just the last few weeks and months, we’ve secured some major victories for faith and freedom.  Your continued support makes this...

The Great Commandments, And The Source of Human Rights

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, EZRA TAFT BENSON 1977 After discussing the civic application of the divine law of Ten Commandments, Patriot, Statesmen, and modern...

Blackstone: Of the Absolute Rights of Individuals

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS Commentaries on the Laws of England - Book 1: Rights of Persons, Chapter 1 1765-1769 The objects of the laws of...

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...

William Jefferson Blythe IV, born August 19, 1946

American Minute with Bill Federer His birth name was William Jefferson Blythe IV, born AUGUST 19, 1946. At age 15, he took his stepfather's name Clinton. Speaking...

The Second Amendment & the Inalienable Right to Self-Defense

NELSON LUND, PH.D., HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract Contemporary debates about the meaning of the Second Amendment—is it a collective right or an individual right?—would have been incomprehensible...

The Second Amendment & the Inalienable Right to Self-Defense

NELSON LUND, PH.D., HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract Contemporary debates about the meaning of the Second Amendment—is it a collective right or an individual right?—would have been incomprehensible...

A Rebirth of Liberty

Individual Liberty in the Crucible of History, Part 6 CLARENCE B. CARSON, IDEAS ON LIBERTY But Surely, I will be told, even if a rebirth of...

The Rights of Conscience Inalienable: John Leland

Called Unto Liberty, John Leland: Founding Era Sermons 1791 There are four principles contended for, as the foundation of civil government, viz. birth, property, grace, and...

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...

Victory: In God We Still Trust

CECE HEIL, ACLJ On Tuesday, Judge Harold Baer of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a case in...

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...

Sam Adams: The Eternal and Immutable Laws of God and Nature

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, SAMUEL ADAMS I. Natural Rights of the Colonists as Men. Among the natural rights of the Colonists are these: First, a right to...

On Indefinite Detention The Tyranny Continues

Texas Straight Talk with Ron Paul The bad news from last week's passage of the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act is that Americans can still...

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...

David O. McKay on Inherent Rights and The Bulwark of Our Liberty

Called Unto Liberty, 20th Century Sermons, David O. McKay Freedom of thought, freedom of speech, freedom of action within boundaries that do not infringe upon...

Milton: Christ and His Gospel on Kings and the Rights of the People

Daily Dabble in the Classics, John Milton Having proved sufficiently that the kings of the Jews were subject to the same laws that the people...

Edmund Burke: The Rights of Man are Sacred Things

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Edmund Burke Everybody is satisfied that a conservation and secure enjoyment of our natural rights is the great and ultimate...

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...

God and Man at CPAC

Marvin J. Folkertsma, Center for Vision and Values Amidst the hoopla, cheers, and ear-piercing whistles of enthusiastic approval for Republican presidential nominees at this year’s...

Obama’s “Healthcare” Mandate: What Would Reagan Say?

PAUL G. KENGOR, CENTER FOR VISION AND VALUES February 6 was the anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s birth. It comes at an appropriate time. February is...

Governments Instituted of God

Called Unto Liberty, Joseph Smith Jr. We believe that governments were instituted of God for the benefit of man; and that he holds men accountable...

Thomas Aquinas: Group Life and the State

Topics: A. The fundamental principle of group life B. The Unity of the group and the inalienable rights of its members C. The family D. Origin of authority...