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Assisted Suicide – A Libertarian’s Wobble‏

Assisted Suicide – A Libertarian’s Wobble‏

Lee Jenkins October 22, 2015 0

Commuters picking up a Metro this brisk Monday morning will today have been presented with a typically bold headline from the free daily. Company director Simon Binner, 57, suffers from motor neurone disease and

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You Can’t Pick And Choose Rights As You Please Just Because You Don’t Like The Tories

You Can’t Pick And Choose Rights As You Please Just Because You Don’t Like The Tories

Tom Davies October 8, 2015 1

Do you remember a while ago, when there was a massive hoo-ha about having exclusion zones around abortion clinics? Wasn’t that a great notion? Wasn’t it an entirely fair and liberal idea to prevent

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Why Are We Still Barring Artists Like It’s Legitimate – It’s An Absolute Farce

Why Are We Still Barring Artists Like It’s Legitimate – It’s An Absolute Farce

Joey Simnett October 2, 2015 0

There seems to be a repeating theme that, every couple of years, we get a new rationalisation by our saviours the government as to why we can’t do certain things that don’t immediately affect

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Bullying Tactics For Smokers Hurt The Disadvantaged

Bullying Tactics For Smokers Hurt The Disadvantaged

James Tracey September 30, 2015 2

In a recent interview with vegan magazine Viva!Life, Kerry McCarthy MP stated that ‘I really believe that meat should be treated in exactly the same way as tobacco, with public campaigns to stop people

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China Is Fed Up Of Population Control

China Is Fed Up Of Population Control

Chris Nunn September 16, 2015 0

News reports have swept through the Chinese media site ‘Weibo’ detailing the tragic events of a Chinese mother being pressured to abort her eight month unborn child by the state. The woman at the

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Firing Blanks? Libertarians & Gun Control

Firing Blanks? Libertarians & Gun Control

Lee Jenkins January 9, 2014 11

Why are British libertarians a bit wobbly when it comes to packing heat? For American libertarians, gun ownership isn’t even totemic, it’s a no-brainer. Without the means to protect yourself and your property, every

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Organ and Body Donation: It Should Be Encouraged, Not Made Compulsory

Organ and Body Donation: It Should Be Encouraged, Not Made Compulsory

Sam Woolfe August 21, 2013 1

Donating your organs for transplantation, or donating your body to medical science, is a very charitable act. I myself do not believe that I will need my body or any of my body parts

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Security or freedom. Do we give ourselves that choice?

Backbencher July 11, 2013 5

It’s a debate as old as democracy, so why are suddenly so comfortable with sacrificing our liberties and privacy at the Altar of Security? Why do Western nations continuously persist in allowing corruption within

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Obama’s Surveillance State

Obama’s Surveillance State

Backbencher June 8, 2013 3

The US government’s intrusion into its citizens’ lives means America is no longer the land of the free. Can we illegally kill American citizens on foreign soil without trial? Yes we can. Can we

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3 Dents In Obama’s Halo

3 Dents In Obama’s Halo

Lee Jenkins April 4, 2013 2

Obama is a greater enemy of freedom than Bush ever was. So why aren’t we angry? Barak Obama was elected on a simple message of Hope and Change. Two simple but emotive words into

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