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Liberty for All: Reclaiming Individual Privacy in a New Era of Public Morality

Elizabeth Price Foley


In the opening chapter of this book, the author 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. The author contends that the United States has ... More

Keywords: individual liberty, laws, abortion, constitutional interpretation, personal freedoms, physician-assisted suicide, gay marriage, Constitution, medical marijuana, cloning

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780300109832
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300109832.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Elizabeth Price Foley, author