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Featured Article filed under The Public Good, The Public Good News | Written by David Morris | No Comments | Updated on Oct 16, 2012

What a Difference a Court Makes

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://ilsr.org/difference-court/

In a democracy the majority wins. Which makes minority groups vulnerable.  At the dawn of the Republic John Adams warned about “the tyranny of the majority.” Almost a century later, the 14th Amendment finally declared that no State shall “deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws.”  Despite its being… Continue reading

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Featured Article, Resource filed under The Public Good, The Public Good News | Written by David Morris | 1 Comment | Updated on Aug 31, 2012

The Thoughtful Voter’s Guide to Same-Sex Marriage

The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at http://ilsr.org/thoughtful-voters-guide-same-sex-marriage/

This November voters in four states–Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Washington–will be voting on whether to legalize or ban same-sex marriage. After 20 years of debate one might reasonably ask why another report on same-sex marriage would be necessary. Our reply is that although the debate has been long it has often generated more heat than light. We learn best… Continue reading