• John Locke Update

    Helping Society Return to Civil Debate

    posted August 2, 2018 by Jon Sanders
    Is there a return to civility in our future? Our political culture seems to be getting increasingly more toxic. This path, if we stay on it, has a bloody end,…
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    Why the 14th Amendment Matters

    posted July 26, 2018 by Jon Guze
    The 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified 150 years ago—on July 9, 1868. It was one of the “reconstruction amendments” that were passed after the…
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    We’ll Always Have…Lower Emissions without Paris

    posted July 12, 2018 by Jon Sanders
    On June 1, 2017, President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would pull out of the Paris climate accord. The response from media, Democrats, and leftists worldwide was as…
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    Stay Vigilant in the Fight Against Red Tape

    posted June 21, 2018 by Jon Sanders
    A new look at rule-making activity in North Carolina shows that regulation, as the old beach tee puts it, keeps on truckin’. In past years, the John Locke Foundation published…
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    State Budget 2018: Juvenile Justice

    posted May 31, 2018 by Jon Guze
    Last June, the N.C. General Assembly passed the Juvenile Justice Reinvestment Act which raised the age of juvenile jurisdiction in North Carolina to include 16- and 17-year-olds. As…
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    Salisbury’s Municipal Broadband Woes Were Predictable

    posted May 10, 2018 by Jon Sanders
    On May 8, Salisbury voters overwhelmingly agreed on a resolution to lease the city’s Fibrant broadband system to a private company. The move to lease Fibrant to Hotwire Communications, approved…

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