James Madison wrote that the natural right to property was the most comprehensive of all the natural rights that provided reservations against government.
May we now recapture our love for our constitutional system, the structure that has allowed this great Republic to grow and prosper.
We should not keep people with genuine injuries and claims from seeking redress through the judicial process.
In the United States, where we pride ourselves on our understanding of how the free market works, we don’t really appreciate what private property means.
Government doesn’t work. It doesn’t deliver the mail on time. It doesn’t educate our children properly. It doesn’t keep the city safe.
In 1987, the U.S. Supreme Court issued three opinions substantially elevating the Constitutional protection of property rights.
The cultural conflict of the modern era finds vivid and enduring focus in the legal dispute about the place of religion in the civic order.
History has taught us that freedom cannot long survive unless it is based on moral foundations. The American founding bears ample witness to this fact.
The laws favor false crises instead of real environmental problems and even create greater problems than they were made to eliminate.
Financial costs are not the only burden. Regulations also result in a tremendous loss of one of our most valuable and limited resources—time.