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From the Editor's Desk

A couple of years ago, as many of you may remember, we were offering a book entitled Vindiciae Contra Tyrannos (A Defence of Liberty Against Tyrants). We distributed several dozen copies at that time. When the special price from the publisher expired, we no longer offered the book.

Recently, in listening to the outstanding taped series of lectures, America: The First 350 Years, by Steve Wilkins of Forest, Mississippi, learned that Vindiciae Contra Tyrannos (probably written around 1579) was highly influential in the thinking of the founding fathers of the United States. I also discovered some comments by R.J. Rushdoony in reference to this work.