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Dealing with officer “harassment”

“I’m Being ‘Harassed’ by the Police. How Do I Handle it Without Making it Worse?” By Ken K. Gourdin On Quora, a reader asks, “How can I confront a cop for harassment without making it worse?” I responded: A couple … Continue reading

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We Must be Willing to Accept Atonement

A Meditation on the Atonement of Jesus Christ, and on Our Willingness to be Saved and to be Exalted By Ken K. Gourdin We have such an incomplete, fragmentary, through-a-glass-darkly understanding of the Atonement of Jesus Christ, and yet it … Continue reading

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Ends, Means, Trump, and Justice

A Brief Thought on the Mueller Probe  By Ken K. Gourdin I am no fan of President Donald J. Trump.  To say his personal character leaves much to be desired would, in my opinion, be an overstatement.  But as much … Continue reading

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Change Uninspired?

Are Recent Changes in the Church of Jesus Christ Uninspired, Unenlightened, and Unnecessary? Why I Don’t Believe So By Ken K. Gourdin Recent changes in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have prompted complaints from some, who apparently … Continue reading

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You’re out of your jurisdiction

“You’re Out of Your Jurisdiction, Officer!”  To Argue the Point—or Not? By Ken K. Gourdin On Quora, a questioner asks, “What if I get pulled over by an officer, and I know he’s out of his jurisdiction?”  As a lawyer … Continue reading

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Thoughts for US Independence Day

A Few Thoughts for U.S. Independence Day By Ken K. Gourdin Dan Peterson, professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies at Provo UT’s Brigham Young University, posted the following excerpt from a letter from former president of the Church of Jesus … Continue reading

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Self-help vs. self-defense

Man Sprays House With Gunfire, Hitting Woman in Head: Another Commenter Posits That He Would Have “Taken the Law Into [His] Own Hands”—A Comment on Possibly-Illegitimate Self-Help Versus Legitimate Self-Defense By Ken K. Gourdin Early on the morning of June … Continue reading

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