Trampling Free will, Freedom to Contract and Freedom of Conscience (Freedom of Religion)
Under the NATURAL LAW tab at the head of this page, in Free Will: the First Principle of Natural Law, I explained that we all have a right to our free will. No one else can lay claim to it without violating our ownership of our will. It is through this undeniable individual ownership of our will that all other Natural Rights follow, and Universal Morality is established. Essentially, morality is a function of whether or not we violate another person’s free will. When we do so, we violate Natural Law. And when we force our will on another, it is tyranny. That is what this next story represents: government tyranny.
It is a state court decision that could have national reach. In the words of Red State’s Erik Erickson, “You will be made to care.”
The New Mexico Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a Christian wedding photographer violated the state’s human rights law by refusing to photograph a same-sex commitment ceremony.