Benjamin R. Dierker
Benjamin R. Dierker
Benjamin Dierker is a law student at the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University. He holds a master's degree in public administration and a bachelor's degree in economics, both from Texas A&M University. He is a Christian and a Texan and loves to talk about both.
Why It’s Completely Consistent To Be Pro-Life And Pro-Death Penalty

The positions are not necessarily in conflict, but prudent people should avoid support for the death penalty anyway.

‘I’m Pro-Life But Wouldn’t Outlaw Abortion’ Parallels Stephen Douglas’s Argument For Slavery

Hiding behind the pro-choice view is revolting when applied to slavery, and it should be equally so for abortion. Human life should not be subject to another’s whim.

U.K. Police Urge Citizens To Report Neighbors For ‘Offensive Or Insulting’ Speech

Freedom from criminal investigation and arrest may now be subject to someone else’s feelings or perceptions in England thanks to hate crime laws.

Of Course Immigration Status Is Relevant, But It’s Not A License To Discriminate

We should rightly recognize when newcomers perpetrate harm, without holding disdain for those who share our values.

3 Benefits Of A Border Wall That No One Is Talking About

In addition to taking a strong stance to reassert the rule of law, a southern border wall would save untold lives, reduce the flow of people and drugs, and protect private property.

4 Ways Law School’s Zero-Sum Mentality Creates Unethical Lawyers

Each of these game-like features of law school conditions students to ‘play the game’ rather than act in the interest of others.

How The Left’s War On Words Manipulates Your Mind

Words can now literally be defined with their antonym. We are a hair’s width and an ounce of stupidity away from ‘war is peace, freedom is slavery.’

400,000 Rape Kits Are Sitting Untested Across The U.S. Here’s How Texas Began Addressing This Injustice

For far too long, vulnerable women have been twice victimized: first by their rapists and sexual assailants, and then by bureaucratic indifference.

Why It Shouldn’t Matter If We Repeal The Second Amendment

In a properly functioning America like the Founders envisioned, a repeal of the Second Amendment would be virtually meaningless.

Why Foreign Tariffs Do Not Justify Trump’s Tariffs

It is a game of robbing Peter because you claim Paul was robbed. This helps no one. Two wrongs do not make a right in pursuit of freer trade.

How Trump’s Tariffs Will Pick Winners and Make Losers

At the most basic level, tariffs are a punishment intended for foreign countries that actually penalize American citizens.

5 Reforms To Gun Laws That Would Actually Make A Difference

Unlike proposals from the Left that would not have prevented recent shootings, each of these reforms would actually make a meaningful difference.

Why It’s Justifiable To Not Prosecute Mothers Who Abort Even If It’s Murder

There is a reason that mainstream pro-life supporters do not advocate prosecuting women, and for better or worse, it is because many do not think women know what they are doing.