Binding the Strong Man

At a time when vast military forces are engaged, or soon will be engaged, in the invasion of the territory held by a cruel enemy, it is well for us to remind ourselves of the crucial issues involved, and to be sure we contribute our individual part to ensure victory.

The English common law holds that "a man's house is his castle," and that every citizen is entitled to protection against invasion of the privacy of his dwelling place. But the present invasion is designed to go straight to the enemy's homeland, and to invade it. Why is such offensive action needed? Why are the two great English-speaking peoples, whose laws have recognized a man's right to an uninvaded home, so resolutely engaged, with their allies. upon this undertaking?

What about Our Groundwork?
April 29, 1944

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