They aren't different things. A statist is a statist is a statist.
One of the things that drives me the most nuts is people who are very upset at the loss of the one or two rights they think are important but couldn't care less about anything else. The NRA, much as I love 'em, has become the Trapshooting Club of the Republican Party recently. The ACLU defends the Bill of Rights with the tenacity of a bulldog on smack--except one. Guess which one?