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Supporting “Defend the Guard” Legislation in Maryland

Following is my written testimony submitted to the Wednesday hearing of the  Maryland House Health and Government Operations Committee, In Support of HB 0220, “Defend the Guard” (sponsored by Rep. Robin Grammer): I am writing to support HB 0220.   I  have written ten books, including Lost Rights: The Destruction of American Liberty (St. Martin’s Press, […]

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‘Assault Weapons’ Ban: First Step on the Road to Tyranny

Libertarian Institute, June 6, 2022 ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban: First Step on the Road to Tyranny by Jim Bovard President Joe Biden is seeking to revive his presidency by demolishing the Second Amendment. In a televised address last Thursday, Biden called for a ban on assault weapons, which he portrayed as the epitome of evil. Vice […]

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Federal Testing Debacle Multiplied COVID Carnage

Federal Testing Debacle Multiplied COVID Carnage by James Bovard May 24, 2022 EMAIL On a bitter cold January afternoon, lines of people awaiting free COVID tests stretched around the block at a Rockville, Maryland, public library. Looking at the scene reminded me of seeing East Germans lined up in endless queues in the 1980s to […]

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The DC Sniper Rampage: The Biggest Police Debacle of the Century?

Mises Institute, December 3, 2021 The DC Sniper Rampage: The Biggest Police Debacle of the Century? by James Bovard Those who forget police debacles could be the victims of the next law enforcement fiasco. Former Montgomery County, Maryland, police chief Charles Moose passed away on Thanksgiving Day. He became famous as the most prominent law […]

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Red Light Robberies Across America

Future of Freedom Foundation Red Light Robberies Across America by James Bovard September 9, 2021 Crime is surging in American cities, but the official data leave out the most frequent source of highway robberies. More than 400 cities have set up red light cameras that are institutionalized racketeering that subverts public safety. Tens of thousands of […]

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