While both camps make their fair share of arguments, their reluctance to directly engage the other side makes it unlikely that society will progress towards a better understanding of this highly divisive issue.
This is tantamount to saying that individuals have the right to use and occupy someone else’s property against his will. This is a wholesale denial of property and sovereignty rights.
Any lasting resolution to our gridlock and polarization will come only with a political realignment in which the winning coalition dominates national politics for a generation or more.
Ireland’s abortion legalization erodes the very foundations of human dignity upon which self-government depends.
It may sound like a paradox, but history has proven that striving for collective good results in collective harm. But striving for freedom results in something akin to collective good.
The protection of liberty that we have in the Second Amendment is still timely, and it will be as long as human nature retains its propensity for evil.
The Scottish Enlightenment was an explosion of creative intellectual energy. It arrived just in time to have a decisive influence on the American Founders.
In a properly functioning America like the Founders envisioned, a repeal of the Second Amendment would be virtually meaningless.
A generation of progressive activists have grown up with the same fear, paranoia, social disdain, and prejudice that I did, and they are leading massive advocacy groups today.
Our rights aren’t contingent on a cost-benefit analysis. Whether guns are risky isn’t the point, but whether guns are a reasonable means of self-defense.
Campus protests against the ACLU are a sign that American ‘liberalism’ is being destroyed by the forces it unleashed and its own inherent contradictions.
There are several reasons Second Amendment advocates aren’t running to your side of the argument, and it might not be the ones you think.
MSNBC’s Chuck Todd has apparently never read the Declaration of Independence. Either that or he thinks agreeing with it is ‘very fundamentalist.’
In his response to the Alexandria shooting, Rep. Mo Brooks shows what it means to keep a firm grasp on your principles under fire–literally.
The growing hysteria surrounding economic disparities does reveal a real problem, which is the reduced aim of our society from virtue to material abundance.
A closer look at the Founders’ thought about government shows their political philosophy that culminated in the Constitution was anything but libertarian.
Just because our rights are secured by government, it does not follow that they must be provided by government.
Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, an Episcopalian judge, studied under one of the most influential living philosophers in the world, the Catholic natural law theorist John M. Finnis.
The legacy of Roe v. Wade and its companion case Doe v. Bolton is a 43-year flight from reason and a society and political system distorted almost beyond recognition.
Abortion undermines the very principle of inalienable rights, which should scare all lovers of liberty.
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