Tag: Civil Liberties
Liberty in Peril

How was the fundamental principle of American government transformed from liberty to democracy?

Alexis de Tocqueville on “Democratic” Socialism

Almost two centuries ago Tocqueville observed that the “political world is metamorphosed [and] new remedies must henceforth be sought for new disorders.”

Remembering the Tiananmen Square Massacre

Let us not forget the events of this tragedy and join the efforts of people across the world in commemoration.

Red Flag Laws and Predictive Policing

Red flag laws are a threat to everybody’s rights, giving government the ability to take away constitutional rights of people who haven’t violated the law.

Nicaragua’s Ortega Assaults Remaining Champion of Free Speech

Ortega tightens grip on power amid widespread rebellion.

Another Problem with the War on Drugs

The war on drugs makes it far too easy for corrupt police officers to plant evidence on people.

National Employee Freedom Week

National effort to inform union members of their opt-out rights.

Masterpiece Cakeshop and the Hidden Tolerance for Gay Rights

The law has limits to changing hearts and minds.

A Hidden Cost of Inflation

One hidden cost of inflation is that it makes an increasingly large share of cash holdings and transactions subject to government surveillance.

Some Thoughts on Arming Teachers

Teachers are not law enforcement officers, and as civilians under attack, they should not be expected to confront a shooter, and would almost surely be ineffective if they tried.

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