Tag: law

Academic Journal

Christian Ducats and Jewish Scales: Religious Currency in the Merchant of Venice

Now available in CLR Volume 4: “Christian Ducats and Jewish Scales: Religious Currency in The Merchant of Venice“ by Joshua Fullman. …

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Economics

Free Market Law

I want to direct your weekend reading to three excellent passages from my good friend Daniel Krawisz. Part 1: Free …

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Book Reviews

When Christians Sold Out to the State En Masse

Review of Gordon L. Heath, ed., American Churches and the First World War (Pickwick Publications, 2016), x + 213 pgs., …

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Libertarianism

The Libertarian Aquinas

Jonathan McIntosh (Ph.D., University of Dallas) is a Fellow of Humanities at New Saint Andrews College in Moscow, Idaho, where …

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Libertarianism

No Trust in Judges (the Continuing Debate)

The main point of Austin Rogers’ “Christians, Put Not Your Trust in Judges” is both spot-on and biblically accurate. Christians …

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Christian Worldview

Christians, Put Not Your Trust In Judges

“Put not your trust in princes, in a son of man, in whom there is no salvation.” —Psalm 146:3 In …

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Libertarianism

The Real Reason Why Roe v. Wade Should Be Reconsidered

Today, January 22, is National Sanctity of Human Life Day. The first such day was proclaimed by President Ronald Reagan …

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Culture

Presumption of Innocence is Social Justice

I have a friend in Papua New Guinea named Monica Pauluswho was accused of casting sorcery spells because a person …

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Libertarianism

Can Immigrants Be Deported Without a Trial?

This opinion piece was written by Judge Andrew Napolitano, a former judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey and …

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Culture

Mental Illness and the ‘Right to Try’

Following the recent high-profile suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, Reuters published an article arguing that the “rise in …

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Culture

Legalizing Medical Marijuana is Pro-Life and Pro-Individual Liberty

After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Masterpiece in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, Russell Moore, …

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Politics

What I Learned about Christian Love from My Conversation With Black Lives Matter Leader Hawk Newsome

When Jesus visited his disciples after his execution, they were terrified. They expected him to bring the standard justice of …

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Politics

Political Correctness Hallucinates Immigrants as Animals

This week, the Political Correctness religion mass hallucinated that Trump called illegal immigrants animals because many of its members feel …

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Christian Worldview

Jesus Wants Me to Break the Law

Early Christians understood that to proclaim Jesus is Lord and that their citizenship is in Heaven was to make a …

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Politics

Monday Morning Matrix Meme: What is the Government?

Whenever there’s a school shooting, the answer from the political left is always the same: take the guns away from …

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History

Sinful Nature and the Question of the State’s Necessity

Among Christian libertarians, as with other libertarians, there are differing views concerning the legitimacy, necessity, and inevitability of the state. For …

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Libertarianism

Do you Believe in Natural Rights or Might-Makes-Right?

The linchpin of liberty, the most critical concept which people seem to have an extraordinarily difficult time understanding, is the …

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Culture

Jordan Peterson, Free Speech, and Missing the Bigger Point

The outspoken psychologist and Toronto University professor, Jordan Peterson, has become a popular icon of political conservativism, political incorrectness, and …

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History

Christianity and Government Considered

Today’s guest post is by writer/commentator Paul LaScola. In Paul’s letter to the Romans, he writes to the Christian followers …

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History

Monday Morning Matrix Meme: Legality v. Morality

Being born into a nation-state, all of us are trained to equate “illegal” with “bad,” and “legal” with “OK.” And …

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Libertarianism

The John Baeza Files: Detective Blows Whistle on Drug War, Prison System

Before he was Ron Paul and Rand Paul’s head of security, John Baeza was a cop’s cop. Coming from a …

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Politics

Start With Jesus As King

American Christians just can’t quit our addiction to power. We have no problem with the notion that a majority should …

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Politics

Why I’m Triggered by Knee-Jerk Reactions

After a tragic event like the one brought on by a white terrorist in Las Vegas, predicting the ensuing social …

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Libertarianism

How Should A Christian Politician Behave?

The following is a response to a recent e-mail received by Norman Horn. (names redacted)   Dear [redacted], Thank you …

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Libertarianism

Freedom Is the Imitatio Christi

“The truth shall set you free.” — Jesus Christ The truth, as Jesus demonstrated, is not conceptual but perceptual. That is, it …

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Politics

How the Government “Works” – A Visual Model

How does the government actually “work?” In conversations about economics or politics, it is only a matter of time before …

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Economics

Airbnb and the “Housing Shortage” Nonsense

If I hear another bureaucrat complain about Airbnb creating a “shortage” of housing, I’ll vomit. Airbnb, like the steam engine, …

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History

Twelve False Assumptions Behind Mainstream Politics

1. That the world’s problems can be solved by passing more laws. The more rules there are, the less freedom …

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Libertarianism

Jamin Hübner on How State Accreditation Hinders Education

Jamin Hübner, General Editor of LCI’s new research journal, Christian Libertarian Review, recently published an academic piece in The Journal …

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Culture

A Shining City on a Hill


Today’s guest post comes from Robert Maynard and was originally posted at Fifth Estate. ********** The notion of establishing a …

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