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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s Plan to Put Metal Detector Checkpoints in Schools across Texas

In a March 31 article, I wrote about invasions of privacy being implemented by school districts in Texas and Florida. Plans included allowing students to carry only clear backpacks and subjecting students to security checkpoints complete with metal detectors. The justification offered is students’ safety and, in particular, protection against potential mass murders.
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Keeping Government Employees Out of Your Business

Don’t expect a victory in an American court if you file a lawsuit arguing that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) should be shut down because it is stealing people’s money, that the so-called security checkpoints of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) should be eliminated because of the many sexual assaults they facilitate, or that Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents should be punished for assaulting and kidnapping people who have harmed nobody, as well as for invading and ransacking such people’s homes.
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Ron Paul Rewind: The Right Not To Bake the Cake

On Monday, the United States Supreme Court, in the case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, decided in favor of a bakery that the Colorado state government sought to require to design and create a custom wedding cake to celebrate a same-sex marriage. The court’s narrow basis for its resolution of the matter means that we can expect to see more cases dealing with similar issues moving through American courts.
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Ron Paul: Effort to Eliminate Cash is an ‘Attack on Individual Freedom’

Premier libertarian communicator Ron Paul, in an interview Tuesday with host Dan Dicks at Press For Truth, called the effort to eliminate cash an “attack on individual freedom.” Restricting and discouraging the use of cash, suggests Paul, has always been a goal of statists as a means to reduce individuals’ independence. “A cashless society is very, very dangerous,” continues Paul.
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