The Perversion of the Law

Politically Short

The law in America no longer confines itself to its proper functions as it has become the chief weapon of injustice acting in direct opposition to its own purpose. As the French classical economist Frederic Bastiatnoted in his famous essay The Law, “It has been used to destroy its own objective. It has been applied to annihilating the justice that it was supposed to maintain; to limiting and destroying rights which its real purpose was to respect.” Bastiat continues, “The law has placed the collective force at the disposal of the unscrupulous who wish, without risk, to exploit the person, liberty, and property of others. It has converted plunder into a right, in order to protect plunder. And it has converted lawful defense into a crime, in order to punish lawful defense.”

Take for example the entire concept of “sanctuary cities” existing in over 300 cities…

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