Property Rights

If we’re ever going to live in an actual “land of the free” – millions of people will have to start focusing their time and energy on rejecting these 5 huge threats to liberty, rather than just worrying about which person or team is going to run the biggest government in history.

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For the old revolutionaries, a government that could define its own limits, take property at will – an arbitrary power – was the very definition of a tyranny, reducing the people “to the most abject slavery.” In their view, liberty could only exist in a society that’s awake, aware, and actively engaged – in both supporting freedom, and resisting attempts to restrict it.

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Since his whistle-blowing, the United Kingdom has granted itself even more power to snoop on citizens.

Scott Shackford|Sep. 13, 2018

When Edward Snowden revealed that the government was secretly collecting and storing mass amounts of our pri…

Only democratic pressure can fight government abuse, as a recent case in Idaho demonstrates.
By PHIL HAUNSCHILD • September 14, 2018

Most of the time, Boise State University’s claim to fame is its blue turf football field.
But now BSU …

Finally, a case that might put a real crimp into civil asset forfeiture abuse.
By BRIAN SAADY • July 16, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court recently agreed to rule on a case that have a major impact on civil liberties and whether civil asset forfeit…

(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday pardoned two imprisoned Oregon ranchers whose sentencing on arson convictions sparked the 2016 occupation of a wildlife refuge, part of a long-simmering dispute over federal land policies in the U.S. W…

Scott Pruitt, the embattled head of the Environmental Protection Agency, took the side of poultry companies and other businesses in Arkansas in a dispute over the pollution of an ecologically sensitive and economically vital watershed, environmental gr…

Lawsuits have been filed by Jeanette Finicum, widow of Arizona rancher Robert LaVoy Finicum who was assassinated in cold blood by the Oregon State Police and FBI on Jan. 26, 2016 while apparently surrendering, and Cliven Bundy, who is disputing the Oba…