Abusing Liberty 

The photo-ID law and the effort to subpoena the names of online commenters are clear examples.

Like doctors, government should abide by the phrase primum non nocere, which means, "First, do no harm." Our governments must not actively harm us or inhibit our rights. In fact, there are certain freedoms and rights of the people that are so…

full article »

Comments (5)

Showing 1-5 of 5

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-5 of 5

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT

Readers also liked…

  • A Letter to the Memphis City Council

    The council gets an “F” for its performance on the Greensward decision.
    • Mar 10, 2016
  • Memphis’ Central Park

    The Memphis Zoo/Overton Park controversy is really about the right of Memphians to craft their environment.
    • Feb 4, 2016
  • A Zoo Solution?

    The answer to the Memphis Zoo’s parking dilemma may be just a block away.
    • Nov 20, 2015

From the Archives

  • Job One

    Bain Capital and offshoring are off point.
    • Jul 19, 2012
  • It's the Court, Stupid!

    Why this November's presidential election is so important.
    • Jul 12, 2012
  • More »

More by Jim Strickland

  • The Big Three

    To stem an outflow of residents, the Memphis City Council must focus on crime, schools, and taxes.
    • Apr 25, 2013
  • More »

Most Commented On

ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2017

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation