Abraham Lincoln on Civil Liberties

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By Hon. Frank J. Williams Imagine, if you will, that the United States suffers an unexpected attack.  The president deploys the armed forces and assumes extraordinary powers that go well beyond what the Constitution seems to allow.  Thousands of persons suspected of aiding the enemy are arrested and held without charge, or tried before military […]

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An Interview with Hon. Frank J. Williams on the Concept of Just War

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Unidentified Indiana Soldiers, LN-2353 Sara Gabbard:    How far back in history can you trace the concept of Just War? Frank Williams:  In the first millennium, Christians in the Roman Empire, who originally rejected any form of warfare in accordance with their beliefs, ultimately adopted a “Just War” rationale to the use of force against nations […]

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