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Even Rocks Have Rights

Even Rocks Have Rights

This seems like a strange, maybe even oxymoronic topic. Yet because of the simple nature of a rock, you may soon experience the most profound understanding of human rights you have ever had. So bear with me a moment while I set the stage. I keep a rock next to me on...
Abstractions Make for Bad Law

Abstractions Make for Bad Law

One of the interesting things the human mind can do is to use abstractions. We can think and talk of carrots and crops. Carrots are real physical things. You can eat one. The word “crops,” on the other hand, means plants grown to be...
Common Misconceptions About Rights

Common Misconceptions About Rights

by Benedict D. LaRosa, Future of Freedom Foundation The debate about gun rights sparked by President Obama’s recent executive actions and his town hall meeting of January 7, 2016, has brought to light several popular misconceptions, of which the following are some of...
The Greatest Gift we can Give: The Path to Liberty

The Greatest Gift we can Give: The Path to Liberty

While I’m extremely grateful for all the good things in my life – like family, friends, a roof over my head, and Sarah, the love of my life – there’s a BUT that can’t be ignored. I’m pretty sure you know this as well as I do. For those of us who believe in...
What About the States?

What About the States?

Some regular followers of the Tenth Amendment Center’s work may wonder why we spend time focusing on some state and local policies, such as the increasing militarization of law enforcement or state and local police drone surveillance. After all, aren’t...
Concordia res parvae crescunt
Small things grow great by concord...

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