Monday, February 13, 2012

How We're Losing Our Freedom

Do we receive our rights from God or the government? The founders of the United States believed that we receive inalienable rights from God and created a government they thought would protect those rights. Over the course of the last two-hundred plus years, this concept has been eroded by judicial decisions and laws. Judge Napolitano presents a very disturbing picture of how far our republic has come from that envisioned by our forefathers.

I highly recommend this book. Every citizen of the United States should read the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Then they should read this book and realize how far our elected leaders have strayed from the principles laid out in these documents. The case that Judge Napolitano makes with well documented court decisions is frightening to say the least. Our country is gradually sliding into a state where the government controls our rights and gives them to us at their pleasure, not because they were guaranteed by God.

Our forefathers fought and died for this republic. They were great men, men of vision and honesty. They gave us a government that would protect our liberties if elected honorable men who cared more for liberty than self-aggrandizement. I hope this book will wake up our sleeping population before it's too late.

I reviewed this book as part of the Thomas Nelson Booksneeze Program.