Phillip W. Magness

Historian – 19th century United States

Lysander Spooner in 1885: Abolish the Police!

It should not come as a surprise, but Lysander Spooner opposed the establishment of a “professional” police force in Boston and espoused its abolition in a speech on April 17, 1885. As reported in theĀ Boston Investigator:

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