Liberty for All: Reclaiming Individual Privacy in a New Era of Public Morality (English Edition) por Elizabeth Price Foley

Liberty for All: Reclaiming Individual Privacy in a New Era of Public Morality (English Edition) por Elizabeth Price Foley

Titulo del libro: Liberty for All: Reclaiming Individual Privacy in a New Era of Public Morality (English Edition)

Autor: Elizabeth Price Foley

Número de páginas: 306 páginas

Fecha de lanzamiento: November 1, 2006

Editor: Yale University Press

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Elizabeth Price Foley con Liberty for All: Reclaiming Individual Privacy in a New Era of Public Morality (English Edition)

In the opening chapter of this book, Elizabeth Price Foley writes, “The slow, steady, and silent subversion of the Constitution has been a revolution that Americans appear to have slept through, unaware that the blessings of liberty bestowed upon them by the founding generation were being eroded.” She proceeds to explain how, by abandoning the founding principles of limited government and individual liberty, we have become entangled in a labyrinth of laws that regulate virtually every aspect of behavior and limit what we can say, read, see, consume, and do. Foley contends that the United States has become a nation of too many laws where citizens retain precious few pockets of individual liberty.

With a close analysis of urgent constitutional questions—abortion, physician-assisted suicide, medical marijuana, gay marriage, cloning, and U.S. drug policy—Foley shows how current constitutional interpretation has gone astray. Without the bias of any particular political agenda, she argues convincingly that we need to return to original conceptions of the Constitution and restore personal freedoms that have gradually diminished over time.