March 20, 2007

Balko on Robbins

By Balko on Robbins

Thanks to Reason magazine's Radley Balko for mentioning the Robbins case on Hit & Run. As Balko writes,

But every right is a "right against retaliation." That's sort of the whole point. A citizen of the most repressive regime on earth can still criticize the government, assemble with anti-government activists, and practice his religion. What separates free societies from oppressive ones is what happens to him afterward.

Just so. Let's hope the Supreme Court understands that.

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