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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

ASU Students And Others Demonstrate In Favor Of Property Rights

As the group stood at the stoop adjacent to the courthouse, Conway talked to his supporters, many of which were holding signs, for example, that said, “Loss of Property Rights = Tyranny,”No Victim, No Crime,” “Free Turtle Island,” and “Your Property, Your Discretion.” (From HCPRESS)


While the protestors apparently didn't specifically mention Boone's recent proclamation dictating bedroom sizes; limiting the number of parking spaces and bathrooms; and making it illegal for more than 2 unrelated persons to share housing - we presume they will get around to these issues soon and move their informational protest over to the Boone Town Hall. Most conservatives I know oppose the same type of restrictions this group is protesting and will certainly welcome their support in helping to get Boone's highly restrictive UDO requirements lifted~!

11 comments:

Johnny Rico said...

Funny how these students will fight for land rights on a liberal's land, but if it's a conservative, then out of luck. How many zoning laws have these students fought against? It would be good if they would truly fight for property rights, but somehow I think that don't mean ALL property rights.

The not-quite libertarian Teahadist said...

You're barking up the wrong tree.

According to the article, those students are from the local chapter of Young Americans for Liberty (aka College Libertarians). Hard to get much more pro-property rights than that.

And for those of you not on-campus, there are more libertarians at ASU than you think.

Johnny Rico said...

I like libertarians

Anonymous said...

I wish the Republican party would be more Libertarian. I think the young Republicans realize issues like gay rights and religion aren't as important as the global economics and jobs.

Anonymous said...

And gun rights

Sarkazein said...

Anonymous- Gay's have all the same rights as us homophobes. You are right, libertarianism is the only thing that will save the Republican Party and, to add, America.

Sarkazein said...

Anonymous 12:52- You cant be libertarian without the 2nd Amendment. Gun rights are probably THE most important right to have if you want to be a libertarian.

guy faulkes said...

Sark, have you ever read The Probability Broach by L. Neil Smith? It is an old libertarian science fiction novel that you would enjoy. There are several more books in the series, but the first was by far the best,

The Teahadist said...

Thanks for the recommendation, Guy. Speaking of "old" libertarian SF, I assume you've read Heinlein's stuff? IMHO, his The Moon is a Harsh Mistress might be the best libertarian SF ever.

guy faulkes said...

Teahadist, I would say Citizen of the Galaxy was Heinlein's best libertarian effort along with the book about armed citizens. I beleive this may have been the one with the quote and armed society is a polite society. All of Heinlein's books revealed his libertarian philosophy, but in this book you had to be armed to be a citizen. Unarmed people were wards of the state with second class rights. I cannot remember the name of this book.

Sarkazein said...

Guy Faulkes- I don't think i have read any of L. Neil Smith's books. I will check it out.