Author: Matt Barber

Profile: Matt Barber (@jmattbarber on Twitter) is an attorney concentrating in constitutional law. He serves as vice president of Liberty Counsel Action. (This information is provided for identification purposes only.)


August 3, 2013

Non-sexualized Boy Scouts alternative launched

Filed under: Politics In General - 03 Aug 2013

Recently, millions of Americans were shocked and saddened when the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) disgracefully bowed to left-wing political pressure and became something it had never before been: a hyper-politicized, aberrantly sexualized petri dish for social …

July 31, 2013

‘Hail Satan!’: The new ‘pro-choice’ mantra

Filed under: Abortion - 31 Jul 2013

In the war between life and death, all eyes are on Texas as the Lone Star State legislature is poised to pass a sweeping late-term abortion ban. Gov. Rick Perry has pledged to sign the bill into law. …

July 25, 2013

Mock ‘marriage’ and the death of freedom

Filed under: Courts, The Law & The Judiciary - 25 Jul 2013

While poorly decided U.S. Supreme Court cases are a dime a dozen, prior to Wednesday, two stood alone as the most wretched and constitutionally groundless in American History. First was the 1857 Dred Scott decision. Among other things, …

July 3, 2013

Liberals and conservatives, unite!

More often than not, when someone says, “I hate to say I told you so,” they love to say they told you so. Prepare to have a bucket of gloat dumped on your head.

Still, there are those rare …

June 27, 2013

IRS-gate: Join the call for a special counsel

Obama’s re-election stirred grand expectations, but these have disappeared as first term problems catch up with him and scandals erode his credibility. The re-election heralded a new liberal era, or so it was claimed. His victory was said …

June 22, 2013

Supreme Court vs. Supreme Authority

Filed under: Courts, The Law & The Judiciary - 22 Jun 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected any day to release opinions on two landmark cases (Hollingsworth v. Perry and U.S. v. Windsor) that, should the court overstep its authority, threaten great violence to the age-old institution of …

June 18, 2013

Easy fix to IRS corruption

Sir John Dalberg-Acton famously observed, “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” No federal agency enjoys more power than the “absolute power” wielded by the Internal Revenue Service. It’s little wonder, then, that under this …

June 12, 2013

R.I.P., Boy Scouts of America

Filed under: In The News,Liberalism, Marxism & Communism - 12 Jun 2013

“What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul?” (Mark 8:36)

It’s a sad day for both Scouting and for freedom. Indeed, it’s a sad day for America. The century-old Boy Scouts of …

June 5, 2013

DOJ on ‘gays’: ‘Silence will be interpreted as disapproval’

Filed under: Politics In General - 05 Jun 2013

Under President Obama, “justice” is anything but blind. Neither is it deaf. In fact, based on recent revelations, it appears to be watching your every move and listening to your every word. Still, if you happen to be …

May 25, 2013

Memo to Christian troops: We’ve got your back

When NBA basketball player Jason Collins recently announced to the world that he’s sexually attracted to other men, Michelle Obama tweeted, “So proud of you, Jason Collins! This is a huge step forward for our country. We’ve …

May 20, 2013

NBA’s Jason Collins: ‘Gay’ superhero!

Filed under: In The News,Political Correctness Run Amok - 20 May 2013

So I guess you’ve heard. Fading, 34 year-old NBA free agent Jason Collins has been declared a hero for publicly announcing that he digs dudes. Well, it’s about time! Used to be all a guy had to do …

May 10, 2013

Kermit Gosnell trial: Much ado about nothing

Filed under: Abortion,Politically Incorrect Reality - 10 May 2013

What’s the big deal?

I mean, why are we surprised that an abortionist and his staff would, behind the walls of an always-lethal abortion clinic, commit one of the most horrific serial killings in American history? What did you …

May 6, 2013

The fool says, ‘There is no God’

Filed under: Religion & Faith - 06 May 2013

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.”

– Genesis 1:1

Be they theist or be they atheist, on this most scientists agree: In the beginning there was nothing. There was no time, space or matter. There wasn’t …

April 27, 2013

Religious freedom & ‘gay marriage’ cannot coexist

Filed under: Politics In General,Religion & Faith - 27 Apr 2013

Therefore pride is their necklace; they clothe themselves with violence. – Psalm 73:6

“Gay pride” necessitates anti-Christian hate. It must. “Gay marriage” and other “sexual orientation”-based laws do violence to freedom and truth. They are the hammer with …

April 19, 2013

Fighting for the soul of America

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 19 Apr 2013

I just had breakfast with the Rev. John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg. Well, not the real Peter Muhlenberg, but a preacher friend of mine named Travis Witt. Travis does a powerful impersonation of the Revolutionary War-time pastor-patriot at …

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