Category: First Amendment

June 19, 2013

Privacy

Filed under: First Amendment - 19 Jun 2013

The IRS scheme to punish individuals and tax-exempt groups over their free speech has been in going on for a few years.

There’s more.

March 7, 2013

Time To Register Books And Put Reasonable Restrictions On The 1st Amendment

Filed under: First Amendment,Second Amendment - 07 Mar 2013

By David M. Huntwork

President Obama and his progressive allies have recently told us that even the most draconian of gun laws must be passed because “If we save even one life from gun violence, it’s worth it.” While that’s an …

November 5, 2012

IRS surrenders: Time for churches to get ‘political’

The jig is up. The news is out. Pastors across America have called the left’s bluff. The empty words “separation of church and state” – a phrase found nowhere in the U.S. Constitution – have lost their sting.

Yes, “separation” still …

October 27, 2012

Sex Slaves, Sexual Anarchy and Decadence Festivals: Ominous Signs of Something Really Rotten

Christian News writer Heather Clark reports that a group of nine men who attended the Southern Decadence Festival in New Orleans were arrested and jailed for violating a new city ordinance that prohibits religious and other free speech after sundown …

May 4, 2012

Windy City Madman: Nuge meets Obama “truth squad”

Filed under: First Amendment,In The News - 04 May 2012

During the 2008 presidential campaign, candidate Barack Obama deployed so-called “truth squads” throughout the swing state of Missouri. Comprised mainly of prosecutors and high-ranking law enforcement personnel, these partisan watchdogs announced their intention to monitor private citizens’ political speech. Although …

April 1, 2012

The left’s free speech attack dogs

Liberal theologian William Ellery Channing once observed, “The cry has been that when war is declared, all opposition should be hushed. A sentiment more unworthy of a free country could hardly be propagated.”

March 9, 2012

Churches must have liberty of conscience

Filed under: First Amendment,Religion & Faith - 09 Mar 2012

A new issue has surfaced in the long rhetorical political battle. A question of religious liberty has been turned into a circus of shameless political innuendo, where the inference has been that certain conservative politicians might want to deter womens’ …

February 16, 2012

Defend And Protect Freedom Of Religion

Where is the separation between Church and State that causes such an outrage with the Socialist Marxist Liberal Democrats and the Progressives? They fervently complained constantly about saying “One Nation Under God”, in our “Pledge of Allegiance” is against the …

February 12, 2012

An Attack on the Catholic Church is an Attack on All

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.”

January 28, 2012

In Praise of Super PACs

Filed under: Elections & Voting,First Amendment - 28 Jan 2012

One of the many inconvenient truths that irks liberal sensibilities is knowing that the First Amendment applies to everyone. Yes, even the so-called rich and the Bible-thumpin’, gun-totin’ rednecks (mostly in the south) …

December 9, 2011

Occupy Wall Street and First Amendment Rights

A United States citizen’s exclusive rights guaranteed by the Constitution end at the U.S. border. Each state within the United States has a state line, and rights exclusive to a state end at the state line; each state consists of …

October 11, 2011

Onward, Christian soldiers

Filed under: First Amendment,Religion & Faith - 11 Oct 2011

Once the political tectonic plates shift, there is bipartisan agreement that we can expect an earthshaking groundswell of grassroots advocacy and action to rival – if not surpass – the 2010 Tea Party effect.

August 10, 2011

Obama’s Executive Order and the First Amendment

The Obama administration has drafted a new, little-noticed executive order that would plainly stifle free speech. The “Disclosure of Political Spending by Government Contractors” order is still a draft, but if the administration has its way, the order will be …

July 27, 2011

A Free Speech Challenge for Parents

Should a 13-year-old be able to purchase a school-shooting simulator without parents’ knowledge or consent?

The Supreme Court says that freedom of speech requires that 13-year-olds have that opportunity. In a 7-2 decision, the court struck down a California law barring …

March 26, 2011

ACLU v. Religious Liberty

Irony is defined as “the use of words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning.” The term doublespeak means “evasive, ambiguous language that is intended to deceive or confuse.”

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