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What does it mean to have dignity?
Culture

What does it mean to have dignity?

It’s not hard to look around society today – through current events, social media, etc., but also offline in crime, poverty and homelessness, education and child well-being – and see that to have dignity seems to be missing. A homeless woman interacted with my objection to the idea that our

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how do we own ourselves
Guest Post

How Do We Own Ourselves?

In 2006, property rights attorney, Stephan Kinsella (Houston) published this article for The Mises Institute titled, How We Come to Own Ourselves. In it, Kinsella lays his case for how it is human beings can claim a ownership, or a property right, in their own body. This compelling argument has

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are libertarians pro-choice
Originally Published on The Libertarian Christian Institute

Are Libertarians Pro-Choice?

Are Libertarians pro-choice? On the 50th anniversary of the Libertarian Party (LP), the platform now stands silent on abortion. This is no insignificant change. It doesn’t mean the party is now officially pro-life. It also doesn’t mean the party has abandoned its principles with regard to the rights of women.

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pro-life libertarianism texas abortion law
Philosophy

Pro-life Libertarianism is Better Than the Texas Abortion Law

The State of Texas has thrown the US Supreme Court a curve ball with their new anti-abortion law. They’ve succesfully circumvented Roe v Wade by allowing citizen enforcement through civil suits. To be clear, abortion is still not criminal in Texas. But, the risk of obtaining abortion now includes the

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contradict human rights 1 Corinthians 7:5 marriage
Culture

Does 1 Corinthians 7:5 Contradict Human Rights in Marriage?

Can a wife say ‘no’ to sex with her husband? Can a husband say ‘no’ to sex with his wife? Does 1 Corinthians 7:5 contradict human rights expressed through self-ownership? A popular interpretation of 1 Corinthians 7:5 says spouses may never say ‘no’ to sex unless it’s for “medical reasons.”

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