You might be a progressive if…

…you believe that right there in the Bill of Rights, where the founders explicitly wanted to recognize the citizen’s right to speak freely against the government, to practice any religion of their choosing free from government influence, to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures by the government, to not have one’s property taken by the government without just compensation, to not have government soldiers take over your home, and to not be forced to testify against yourself in a court of law, that these same founders devoted an entire amendment to protecting the citizen’s right to hunt.

Roy Cordato / Senior Economist and Resident Scholar

Roy Cordato is Senior Economist and Resident Scholar at the John Locke Foundation. From January 2001 to March 2017, he held the position of Vice President for Research at the ...

Reader Comments

  • Pops

    It would be nice if you would change the title of this recurring blog post to:

    “You might want to help the country by finding common ground with the dems if…”

    I have a feeling though you hate the dems more than you like fixing the country.

    BTW, the second amendment says nothing about owning guns for self protection, skeet shooting or hunting. Can we ban guns for all uses except a well regulated militia?