rights


Why Police Cannot (and Will Not) Protect Our Rights

By William L. Anderson Mises Institute September 13, 2017   Why Police Cannot (and Will Not) Protect Our Rights   It would seem that most people on the planet have seen the viral video of Alex Wubbels, the nurse at the University of Utah Medical Center, being arrested by police officer Jeff Payne because she insisted on […]

Why Police Cannot (and Will Not) Protect Our Rights

Father of 8 Sentenced to Jail for Distributing Jury Nullification Pamphlets

Father of 8 Sentenced to Jail for Distributing Jury Nullification Pamphlets

By Claire Bernish The Daily Sheeple July 28, 2017   Father of 8 Sentenced to Jail for Distributing Jury Nullification Pamphlets     A former pastor from Michigan discovered the hard way informing people of their rights under the law as jurors doesn’t sit well with the U.S. government when a judge sentenced him Friday […]


Are The U.S. Legal Profession And Case Law Truly Antiquated?

Are The U.S. Legal Profession And Case Law Truly Antiquated?

Op-Ed by Catherine Frompovich Activist Post April 22, 2017   Are The U.S. Legal Profession And Case Law Truly Antiquated?     Here’s something to consider, I offer.  The law as practiced and enforced in the USA is antiquated!  Why do I say that, especially since I studied law; was first in my class and […]


Rand Paul Reintroduces “FAIR Act” to Restore Respect for the 5th Amendment

By Against Crony Capitalism March 18, 2017   Rand Paul Reintroduces “FAIR Act” to Restore Respect for the 5th Amendment     The police shouldn’t just be able to take your stuff. (From The Libertarian Republic)   Specifically, the bill looks to target and limit civil asset forfeiture of citizens who have not been convicted […]

Rand Paul Reintroduces “FAIR Act” to Restore Respect for the 5th Amendment

This Is How Tyranny Rises and Freedom Falls: The Experiment in Freedom Is Failing

The Government Is Still the Enemy of Freedom

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute March 13, 2017   The Government Is Still the Enemy of Freedom   My friends, we’re being played for fools. On paper, we may be technically free. In reality, however, we are only as free as a government official may allow. We only think we live in a […]


How to Survive an Encounter with the Police

By The Rutherford Institute February 11, 2017   How to Survive an Encounter with the Police   As the nation’s law enforcement agencies have become more militarized and trained to view the citizenry as enemy combatants who must comply with any and all police orders, encounters between police and members of the public have become […]

John W. Whitehead - How to Survive an Encounter with the Police

The Civics Lessons They Never Teach Anymore

The Civics Lessons They Never Teach Anymore

By Gary M. Galles Foundation for Economic Education February 3, 2017   The Civics Lessons They Never Teach Anymore     Following Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court, my morning commute was wall-to-wall with it, including plenty of weasel words (e.g., Senator Schumer’s fixation on tarring him as “outside the mainstream”) and heat (e.g., […]


Libertarian Party Chairman Denounces Ron Paul’s Support for States’ Rights

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute January 3, 2017   Libertarian Party Chairman Denounces Ron Paul’s Support for States’ Rights     Speaking with host Marc Clair in a Lions of Liberty Podcast interview released last week. Libertarian National Committee Chairman Nicholas Sarwark denounced Ron Paul’s support for states’ rights. Sarwark made the comments after, […]

Libertarian Party Chairman Denounces Ron Paul’s Support for States’ Rights

There is a form of democracy that far better satisfies the criteria to be an ideal – free market capitalism, which represents democratic self-government.

Markets, Not Elections, Are Where Your Choices Truly Matter

By Gary M. Galles Foundation for Economic Education August 30, 2016   Markets, Not Elections, Are Where Your Choices Truly Matter     As November’s election nears, democracy is increasingly invoked as an ideal. Anyone ahead in any poll touts it as evidence they are on “the right side of history” because they better reflect […]


Judge Andrew Napolitano: What the 1st Amendment Really Means

By Mises Institute August 14, 2016   Judge Andrew Napolitano: What the 1st Amendment Really Means   Judge Napolitano, the great constitutional scholar and legal analyst for Fox News, recently gave a dynamite talk to our Mises U students on the real meaning of the 1st Amendment. While many protections in the Bill of Rights […]

Judge Andrew Napolitano: What the 1st Amendment Really Means

‘We the Prisoners’: The Demise of the Fourth Amendment

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute June 30, 2016     “Our carceral state banishes American citizens to a gray wasteland far beyond the promises and protections the government grants its other citizens… When the doors finally close and one finds oneself facing banishment to the carceral state—the years, the walls, the rules, the […]

‘We the Prisoners’: The Demise of the Fourth Amendment

Freedom Isn't Free: It Costs the Taxpayers $700 Billion Per Year

Freedom Isn’t Free: It Costs the Taxpayers $700 Billion Per Year

By Ryan McMaken Mises.org May 4, 2016   Freedom Isn’t Free: It Costs the Taxpayers $700 Billion Per Year   In his article on conscription today, Ron Paul writes: Some proponents of a military draft justify it as “payback” for the freedom the government provides its citizens. Those who make this argument are embracing the collectivist premise […]


Supreme Court Quietly Approves Rule to Give FBI ‘Sprawling’ Hacking Powers

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams April 30, 2016   Supreme Court Quietly Approves Rule to Give FBI ‘Sprawling’ Hacking Powers Absent action by Congress, the rule change will go into effect in December     The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday quietly approved a rule change that would allow a federal magistrate judge to issue […]

Supreme Court Quietly Approves Rule to Give FBI 'Sprawling' Hacking Powers