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Is Mass Civil Disobedience Our Future?

Patrick J. Buchanan, The American Conservative

If state and local police, themselves gun owners, stand with those who defy the new state laws on guns, who enforces the new laws? For a republic to endure, there has to be a common consent on the rule of law and what constitutes a good society. But these seem to be at issue again in America. Violent crime was greater in America in the early 1990s. Urban riots were far more common in the 1960s. And there is nothing today comparable to the bloodletting of the 1861-65 War Between the States. Still, Americans seem to disagree with each other more and to dislike each other more than they have in the lifetime of most of us. One wonders: How does it all stay together? And for how long?

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