Here are some recommended books on the threats to freedom in our day.

Book of MormonBook of Mormon
At the General Conference, April 1972, p. 50 (Pdf), Ezra Taft Benson said that the greatest handbook for freedom in the fight against evil is the Book of Mormon. At the General Conference, April 1975 he further urged us “to use the book to expose and combat the falsehoods in socialism, organic evolution, rationalism, humanism, etc.”
Read it online: Book of Mormon

The Constitution: A Heavenly BannerThe Constitution: A Heavenly Banner by Ezra Taft Benson
A short introduction to the most important parts of the Constitution.

None Dare Call it ConspiracyNone Dare Call it Conspiracy by Gary Allen
Recommended by Ezra Taft Benson on the backcover of the book: “I wish that every citizen of every country in the free world and every slave behind the Iron Curtain might read this book.” – Ezra Taft Benson, Former Secretary of Agriculture.

Prophets, Principles and National SurvivalProphets, Principles and National Survivalby Jerreld L. Newquist
Read what the prophets and apostles have said about the dangers threatening our society today. Recommended by Ezra Taft Benson: “Fortunately, the consistent position taken over the years by the prophets of the Church on vital issues facing this nation have recently been compiled in an excellent book entitled Prophets, Principles and National Survival. (Conference, Oct. 1964, p. 58).
Read it online: Prophets, Principles and National Survival

The Elders of Israel and the ConstitutionThe Elders of Israel and the Constitutionby Jerome Horowitz
Read what the leaders of the Church have said about the U.S. Constitution. Clearly shows the difference between the way, that the Founding Fathers established for the country, and where the US is heading today. The welfare state can’t be implementet without first changing the Constitution. Recommended by Ezra Taft Benson at the General Conference, April 1972, p. 50. (Pdf)
Read it online: The Elders of Israel and the Constitution

Many Are Called But Few Are ChosenMany Are Called But Few Are Chosenby H. Verlan Andersen
Because the church is politically neutral, we sometimes think our political orientation doesn’t matter. God has given us guidelines to follow that helps us understand what to support and what not to support politically. Recommended by Ezra Taft Benson at the General Conference, April 1972, p. 50. (Pdf). – Read it online: Many Are Called But Few Are Chosen

The Naked CommunistThe Naked Communistby W. Cleon Skousen
Freedom is threatened today, both in the United States and in the rest of the world. Although this book was published many years ago, it is still relevant because the political forces that wishes to restrict the free market economy in our day uses parallel strategies. Those who wishes to introduce communism today uses a backdoor approach. The communists have just changed names over the years. But behind their new names, their intention is the same: to make the state take over God’s role in peoples lives and to destroy individual freedom. Whether they are socalled progressives or socialists etc., their intention and strategy is to undermine and destroy faith in God, to demonize individualism and freedom of expression and to increase state paternalism. Recommended by David O. McKay at the General Conference, Oct. 1959, p. 5. (Pdf).

The LawThe Lawby Frédéric Bastiat
The Law was written by the French political economist, statesman and author Frédéric Bastiat (1801-1850). It was written more than 100 years ago, but because its truths are eternal, it will continue to be read. Bastiat wrote his book at the time of the French Revolution in 1848. It was a period where the French society was developing rapidly in a socialistic direction. Being a member of the Legislative Assembly, Bastiat studied the socialistic initiatives and explained why they were a mistake. He also explained that socialism inevitably will develop into communism. While being Secretary of Agriculture Ezra Taft Benson often quoted Bastiat in his speeches.
Read it online: The Law

Awakening To Our Awful SituationAwakening To Our Awful Situation: Warnings From the Nephite Prophets.by Jack Monnett, PhD.
God’s prophets have warned us about people in the society, holding positions of authority, who have evil intentions and hidden agendas. Awakening To Our Awful Situation reveals some of what is taking place behind the facade, and warns of these dangers. The book as well contains quotes from the scriptures and statements by the leaders of the Church.

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