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    Governments Can't Legislate Morality



    America's Founders did not delude themselves into believing that government was a moral institution with a responsibility to take care of people. They understood that government was violent force, and that the best way individuals to thrive was to chain that force down as much as possible. Those chains have obviously been removed, and the terrible results should not be a surprise. Ron Paul discusses on today's Liberty Report.
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    Great interview!
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    Of course, the government can't legislate morality. Morality is subjective.
    I agree that the government is a force. The government is an AMORAL entity; citing Machiavelli, a head of the government must expect that he might do evil deeds, but he must try to do good as best as he can.
    For that reason, how can an amoral entity have a say on the matters of what is right or wrong?






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