Liberty or Tyranny; a Trowel and a Sword

Mar 17, 2020

Nehemiah 4:14 “Do not be afraid of them. Remember the Lord, great and awesome, and fight for your brethren, your sons, your daughters, your wives, and your houses.”

How do you get a freedom-loving people to accept tyranny? You scare them into begging for it. With God’s help and working with concerned patriots like you, we won’t let it happen in America!


This coronavirus scare is just the sort of situation in which tyrannically minded local, state and federal officials will try to subvert our freedom.

Let me first be very clear in saying that I do not believe that President Trump has any intention of taking advantage of this crisis by undermining Americans’ civil liberties. However, I think we all know what a radical progressive administration would do if such was in power!

Sadly, as each day of the panic unfolds, some government officials at local, state and federal levels are robbing Americans of our most basic freedom ... including the freedom to worship.

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Examples can be readily found in the daily news:

  • Champaign, IL Mayor Deborah Frank Feinen last week signed an Executive Order mandating breathtakingly unprecedented measures including banning all public assembly, banning the sale or purchase of any guns or ammunition and even forcibly taking control and title to private property.
  • NY Governor Andrew Cuomo is calling on the President to federalize decision making over whether public assembly of any kind will be allowed. Cuomo also asked the President to call up the US military to handle our domestic response and enforce government edicts.
  • NY City Mayor Bill DeBlasio is calling on the President to nationalize businesses, mandating the rationing of their goods and services.


In case you thought that draconian measures would never really be used, consider this ... A 53-year-old Nelson County, KY man is being held in forced quarantine in his own house by heavily armed Sherriff’s Deputies. His family can’t so much as go out to scrounge for toilet paper.

And you’ve probably read that Nancy Pelosi tried to bring a “Coronavirus funding bill” to the House floor for a “unanimous vote” when no members were there to vote on it or read it.

What’s worse, Speaker Pelosi openly admitted that the members would be authorizing the implementation of laws that had not even been written yet! In other words, she called for a vote for a “blank check.” Given that Pelosi already tried to slip abortion funding into a previous bill, these actions run against the very grain of a constitutional republic.

History is replete with examples of just how quickly so called “soft” tyranny can turn to “hard” tyranny and the complete destruction of citizens’ rights. It can happen in the blink of an eye.

Americans must be hyper-vigilant right now if we hope to retain our God-given, constitutionally codified liberties!

I urge you to take a moment RIGHT NOW to fax key members of Congress. Make it clear that WE WILL NOT TRADE OUR LIBERTY FOR A LITTLE SECURITY. Even in the face of the coronavirus, Americans must demand to remain FREE.

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Founding father Benjamin Franklin famously stated that “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.”

Keeping our God-given liberty requires an active and engaged citizenry that will refuse to allow any government imposition on our freedom. Let us be like Nehemiah of old, holding a trowel in one hand and a sword in the other, as we work to preserve liberty!

Please, take a stand today. Defend our constitutional liberties and reject tyranny. Fax Congress NOW.

In Christ,

Mat Staver
Founder and Chairman

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