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This is obviously old...

and Ron Paul, while right in his general assessment was very incorrect at the time by saying that there is "no right to privacy".

Forth Amendment:

"The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized."

How would someone issue a warrant for bedroom behavior on probable cause? Because they talked with a lisp?

Ron Paul was pandering to social conservatives in this paper. And despite the respect that he deserves, he should be called out when he is wrong, just like anyone.

The Philosophy Of Liberty -
http://www.thephilosophyofliberty.com/