I am not relegating the state’s monopoly on violence to vigilantes, even if they’re punching other vigilantes. Street thugs are even less accountable or subject to an ombudsman than cops are.
I recently read a Marxist Prof in Canada saying that objections to Antifa punching people were as…
Nick Nicholas

Exactly. They don’t get to act out on each other or anyone else. Not in a civil society.

The problem could be a lack of good civics education. Positions like this one or another OP wrote, which was against free speech, are anathema to a free civil society.

These rights that in discussion, liberty, life, pursuit of happiness, aren’t really negotiable. Neither are their auxiliaries.

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