If we are to prevail as a free, self-governing people, we must first govern our tongues and our pens. Restoring civility to public discourse is a necessity.
We should not keep people with genuine injuries and claims from seeking redress through the judicial process.
We desperately need to uncover the real root cause of criminal behavior and learn how criminals are formed if we are to fight this growing threat.
In the American system, there are four main lines of defense between the free society and chaos.
The law blames murder when it punishes the murderer; the law praises those who do not murder when it punishes that murderer, and in this way deters murder.
The common denominator of crime is a twofold loss of motivation to be responsible: a breakdown of internal morality and failure of external sanction.