Category Archives: Freedom of Choice

Washington Monthly: Paul Baumann- ‘When Religion is Too Free’

Source:The New Democrat  “But Waldman is too sanguine about the benefits “Americanizing” will have on the DNA of “ancient” religions. Some real tension should exist between an individualistic, often hedonistic society and traditional religious communities. Liberal democracy must cultivate in … Continue reading

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Scott Bradley: A Law For Everything?

Source:The New Democrat I actually like this piece from Scott Bradley and I don’t mean to be insulting here, but I had him pegged as someone who was more of a Christian-Conservative and not just that but a Christian-Theocrat or … Continue reading

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Scott Bradley: ‘Should We Try To Legislate Morality?’

Source:The New Democrat To answer Scott Bradley’s question: no we should not try to legislate morality. At least when it comes to personal behavior and how free adults conduct themselves in their personal lives. It’s sort of a moot question … Continue reading

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The Independent Institute: Kyle Swan- Private Property Rights

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Libertarian Economist Walter Williams once said something that I actually agree with. He was talking about property rights and extended them to one’s self and one’s body. That the individual … Continue reading

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Constitution Daily: Constitution Check- Lyle Denniston- Where do abortion rights go from here?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Constitution Daily: Constitution Check- Lyle Denniston- Where do abortion rights go from here? I thought on this beautiful warm morning in the nation’s capital (the capital of the free world) … Continue reading

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TruthDig: Chris Hedges Interviewing Rachel Moran: ‘Prostitution- Being Raped For a Living’: Consensual Sex Can’t be Rape

Source: TruthDig: Chris Hedges Interviewing Rachel Moran: ‘Prostitution- Being Raped For a Living’: Consensual Sex Can’t be Rape You want to know why America is the world champion is mass-incarceration and leads the world in prison inmates every year? I’ll … Continue reading

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Free Association: Opinion: Sheldon Richman: ‘Planned Parenthood, Social Peace, And the Libertarian Approach’: The Case For Funding Planned Parenthood

Source: Free Association: Opinion: Sheldon Richman: ‘Planned Parenthood, Social Peace, And the Libertarian Approach’: The Case For Funding Planned Parenthood This is going to sound strange coming from a Liberal, but I’m going to make a fiscally conservative, perhaps even … Continue reading

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Reason: Hit & Run: Elizabeth Nolan Brown: Vice President Joe Biden Bashes Abortion, Defends Religious Freedom

Source: Reason: Hit & Run: Elizabeth Nolan Brown: Vice President Joe Biden Bashes Abortion, Defends Religious Freedom I have a problem with Vice President Biden’s I guess latest position on abortion saying that abortion is not only always wrong, but … Continue reading

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TIME: Charlotte Alter- Sex Buyers: Why Cops Across the U.S. Target Men Who Buy Prostitutes

Source:The New Democrat I guess what Cook County, Illinois is doing by arresting johns, that is men who pay prostitutes for sex, is better than arresting both johns and the prostitutes. And getting the prostitutes off the streets and giving … Continue reading

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USA Today: Your Say- Legal Prostitution Poses Problems: Legalized Prostitution is Better Than The Alternative

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I look at prostitution the same way that I look at gambling, homosexuality, marijuana, alcohol, tobacco and perhaps a few other things that come with real risks. These are not activities … Continue reading

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