| Governments have historically feared change they don’t control. After all, government at its core is a group of men and women who are willing to use the threat of force — or actual force — to achieve their ends. They desire to control their neighbors be enforcing their laws upon them. What’s wrong for one neighbor to do to another, suddenly becomes justified and “necessary” if you get a group of friends together and call yourself a government.

So my new challenge is to explain to the courts how civil disobedience can be used more effectively to bring about positive change. When liberty activists engage in civil disobedience, the goal is to educate and enlighten others, motivated by love. Love for what could be; love and compassion for those abused at the hands of the state. Read More