Posts Tagged ‘rights’

The Crime of Breathing

Tuesday, July 14th, 2020

Man’s aggressive cough toward woman on Aspen trail prompts misdemeanor charge.” This is an interesting story illustrating the contextual nature of rights. What a jerk this guy (allegedly) was!

Liberty and Existential Risk

Monday, July 13th, 2020

Michael Huemer points out that libertarians have a hard time theoretically dealing with existential risk.

Illegal Adoption Scheme

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

This is a bizarre case: “A former elected official in Arizona [Paul Petersen] who paid pregnant women as much as $10,000 to travel to the United States illegally to give up their newborn children for adoption pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a federal human smuggling conspiracy charge, the authorities said.” I suspect this case will give libertarian theorists fits if they look into it.