Masks and a Lesson in Narnian Civics

Introduction: One of the things that troubles thoughtful Christians about resisting the orders to mask up is that it seems too darn convenient on a personal level. It seems like we are saying that you should obey the authorities above you so long as you agree with them, but as soon as they tell you …

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Breaking the Law and Cases of Conscience

Introduction: We all have a pretty good idea that when the authorities command us to stop preaching in the “name of this Jesus,” our responsibility is to keep on preaching regardless. We must obey God rather than men (Acts 5:29). When it comes right down to a direct conflict between a commandment of men and …

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All Divvied Up

Introduction: So it is now time for us to bring some things together. I have written a great deal about unanswered questions with regard to the threat of the virus itself, and I have also written about the lack of a legal foundation for the arbitrary impositions that most of us are dealing with. We …

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What’s Wrong With Human Rights?

As the prospective candidates for president are multiplying on the Left already, and as their competition with one another appears to be over which one can promise the most chocolate milk to everybody, absolutely free of charge, I thought it was time for a small tutorial, a refresher course. The most recent splash was made …

When Liberty Gets Leprosy: The Libertarian Lure

Introduction Since we are in between elections, and because public feelings are not running high at just this moment, I thought it would be safe to take a moment to discuss the libertarian temptation. And so let us begin by defining terms. I am a conservative, not a libertarian, but there is quite a bit …