Analects of the Core: Locke on laws without authority

When any one, or more, shall take upon them to make laws, whom the people have not appointed to do so, they make laws without authority, which the people are not therefore bound to obey… [and] may constitute to themselves a new legislative, being in full liberty to resist the force of those, who without authority would impose any thing upon them.

– John Locke, Second Treatise of Government (Ch.XIX, Paragraph 212, pg. 108)

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