“Freedom... refer[s] to a social relationship among people -- namely, the absence of force as a prospective instrument of decision making. Freedom is reduced whenever a decision is made under threat of force, whether or not force actually materializes or is evident in retrospect.” Thomas Sowell
December 15, 2006
The Bill Of Rights Celebrates A Birthday
by Doug Mataconis
Radley Balko reminds us that today is the 215th anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights.
Sadly, one can spend more time than ever today counting the ways in which the freedoms it guarantees have been curtailed.
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