Liberty trumps rule of the majority

Source: Eastern New Mexico News
by Kent McManigal

“According to a recent poll, a majority of New Mexico voters approve of stiffer anti-gun legislation. This is why the U.S. Constitution exists, and why America was established as a republic, not a democracy: to protect individual rights from majority opinion. It places human rights beyond the reach of politics. You don’t get to vote on liberty.” (09/14/22)

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