2. Which is More Important, Liberty or Security?

We all want to be safe. But sometimes, people in power try to convince us that we need to trade our rights in order to feel safer. When our Founding Fathers wrote our Constitution, they did not intend for us to compromise liberty for security, so why do we let this happen today?

Key Terms 

  • Rights: An entitlement to have, do, or believe something that nobody can take away from you 
  • Tempestuous: strong and turbulent or conflicting emotion

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Over the past several months, we have seen cancel culture unfairly get people removed from their jobs over controversial opinions. The new trend, however, is to cancel people over disagreeing with Hollywood’s leftist narrative. Its most recent victim is the co-star of the popular Star Wars spin-off The Mandalorian, Gina Carano. Ironically enough, the post-Carano was fired over was simply pointing out how cancel-culture and political divisiveness is bad for the country, which seems like a fairly neutral and non-controversial point to make. In fact, it wasn’t even her making the original point—she posted a screenshot of a meme. The screenshot of a post read: “Because history is edited, most people today don’t realize that to get to the point where Nazi soldiers could easily round up thousands of Jews, the government first made their own neighbors hate them simply for being Jews. How is that any different from hating

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