Skip to comments.The Rittenhouse Trial Underscores the Left’s Determination to Eliminate the Natural Right of Self-Defense
Posted on 11/22/2021 2:20:17 AM PST by Kaslin
The American left’s determination to conduct a media-inspired political trial of Kyle Rittenhouse had as its objective the ultimate disarming of Americans and the elimination of the Second Amendment. While Kyle Rittenhouse was listed as the defendant, it was the right of self-defense that was on trial.
To what extent does man have a natural or God-given right to self-defense and protection of himself and his property? This question has been bandied about for thousands of years and that issue, not guns (which are an instrument of self-defense), is at the heart of the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution.
The United States is the only nation in the annals of mankind to be established on the basis of a political and social philosophy centered on natural, or God-given, rights. Among these are self-defense and property. Property rights are the bedrock of the American political system; without that foundation, there is no freedom.
The Founders held that property rights encompass not just physical property but also one’s life, labor, speech, and livelihood, as individuals own their own lives; therefore, they must own the products of that life which can be traded in free exchange with others. Further, as there is a natural right of self-preservation, man has the right and duty to defend himself against transgressors, including the state, that would deny, abrogate, or unlawfully seize his property.
However, over the past 160 years, the statists, including the current iteration of the American left, have marched in lock step to what Karl Marx espoused in his Communist Manifesto -- “The Theory of Communism may be summed up in the single sentence: Abolition of private property.”
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Not for them.
They have rights. We don’t.
Only certain groups can defend themselves. Kyle doesn’t belong to any of them.
You can't enact the globalist's agenda if you can't enslave the people.
The Left wants mob rule because they control the mob.
the right of the individual to say no is the bottom question.
to ztand as an individual, with their thought as paramount, is a danger to anyone who thinks that he or she has a smidgeon of control.
Correct. It’s not that they’re against a particular freedom but rather they’re against your exercise of that freedom. Their ideal society has a thin elite class at the top with unlimited freedom, access to resources etc. Below them is the thick slave class. I say slave rather than servant because the elites view the peoples of this class as objects for their pleasures whatever those might be.
I don’t think it’s even the right to self-defense they are after.
It’s the Second Amendment and gun ownership they want.
They do NOT want us armed.
You are right.
We are only a commodity to them, a means to their end.
In 1931, Weimar authorities discovered plans for a Nazi takeover in which Jews would be denied food and persons refusing to surrender their guns within 24 hours would be executed. They were written by Werner Best, a future Gestapo official. In reaction to such threats, the government authorized the registration of all firearms and the confiscation thereof, if required for “public safety.” The interior minister warned that the records must not fall into the hands of any extremist group.
In 1933, the ultimate extremist group, led by Adolf Hitler, seized power and used the records to identify, disarm, and attack political opponents and Jews. Constitutional rights were suspended, and mass searches for and seizures of guns and dissident publications ensued. Police revoked gun licenses of Social Democrats and others who were not “politically reliable.”
Just think if we would have submitted to gun confiscation where would we be? We are still a tolerant bunch but patience is running thin. Do these retards have any idea what happeneds if and when the flood gate opens?
The root of their animus is
GOD given rights.
and those that beleive in Him
they are out to eliminate.
AND HIS PROPERTY !
These days (since Mayor Lindsey?) it seems to me that a thief has a greater right to my property than I have to his life.
If the democrats get their race war it’s the ticket to remove guns from the public free speech is almost done with now.
It shows the left’s determination to allow the legal killing of white people by their terrorist organizations.
Call it what you want, I call it a major victory for upholding our right to self defense. For that I am thankful that the jury did the right and correct thing with their ruling. I can’t imagine how the Left wants to corrupt our judicial system for political outcomes, it’s scary.
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