Tag Archives: First Amendment

Supremes show religious freedom assurance in “Gay” marriage ruling smoke and mirrors

by Jack Minor   When the United States Supreme Court issued its radical decision overturning millennia of beliefs regarding the nature of marriage, Justice Anthony Kennedy, who wrote the majority opinion claimed that those who had religious objections and concerns … Continue reading

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Supremes strike another blow against union

In a continuing string of defeats for the Obama administration and his allies, the Supreme Court dealt a split decision ruling that mandatory public dues to labor unions violate workers First Amendment rights. The case Harris v. Quinn was about … Continue reading

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BLM declares Texas is Oklahoma land

 by Craig Masters Cowboys at the ready While the world watched, these cowboys sat ready to defend their way of life against more than 200 heavily armed federal agents and snipers hiding in the hills. The agents were sent by Harry Reid’s … Continue reading

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The multiple fronts in the War on Liberty

Craig Masters Gun ownership is under attack, from our flanks. Have no misunderstanding about immigration reform. While the Obama regime makes more pie-in-the-sky promises which sound like good ideas, their reform plans are about gun control and a national database … Continue reading

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Lawmaker pushes gun control bill using technology that doesn’t exist

By Jack Minor –     In a new twist on the gun control issue a Democratic senator from Massachusetts wants to mandate guns be sold with technology that doesn’t exist.   Sen. Edward Markey introduced a gun control bill … Continue reading

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Media giant debating building national database of gun owners

By Jack Minor –   Supporters of the Second Amendment who have longed complained that universal background checks would simply provide a list of firearms owners in the event of gun confiscation received a little more ammo for their cause … Continue reading

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Judge: “Gay” rights trump First Amendment

WND -Another judge has ruled homosexuals have a right not to be offended that supersedes First Amendment religious rights. In the latest case, a Denver cake baker must make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple’s wedding even if the … Continue reading

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Supremes asked to overturn “compelled” support of lesbian “marriage”

In a case that has profound implications for the First Amendment and religious liberties, the United States Supreme Court is being asked to restore the religious rights of a New Mexico photographer who was recently told that abandoning one’s freedom … Continue reading

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ACLU threatens schools over Gideon bibles

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Alliance Defending Freedom has sent 174 school districts in Kentucky a legal letter after the American Civil Liberties Union threatened them with litigation if any of them refuse to ban Gideon Bible distribution at their schools. The letter corrects the … Continue reading

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ACLU attacks student-led prayer at football games

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. — Alliance Defending Freedom sent a Michigan School District a legal letter Friday after the ACLU formally complained about prayers at the conclusion of football games that school officials found to be voluntary and student-led. “There’s no legitimate basis for … Continue reading

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EEOC sued for religious discrimination

The government agency charged with investigating discrimination in the  workplace is itself facing a discrimination lawsuit by a worker claiming he was  forced to violate his religious beliefs. Greg Somers, an investigator for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,  has filed … Continue reading

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The Death of Human Rights

by Pastor Scott Lively —   This week marks the anniversary of the adoption of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations. December 10th is International Human Rights Day. Unfortunately, this is a day celebrated mostly … Continue reading

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U.S. embassy attacked, Ambassador killed after apology for “hurting Muslims feelings”

by Matt Lacy –   Following an apology by the embassy in Cairo for Americans who portrayed Islam in a negative light, Muslims attacked diplomatic facilities in Libya and Egypt which resulted in the death of several Americans including the … Continue reading

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Denver cake maker gets support after refusing “gay” wedding cake request

by Jack Minor—   A Christian cake maker has received an outpouring of support after he refused to make a wedding cake for a “gay” couple saying he believes in traditional marriage.   Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cake Shop in … Continue reading

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District 6 to receive booklet on religious liberty

by Jack Minor –       School districts in America, including District 6 will be receiving a booklet advising them of the religious rights of students.       Liberty Counsel, a group that defends the religious rights of … Continue reading

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Judge rules school must allow access to sexually explicit LGBT sites

by Jack Minor — A federal judge has ordered a Missouri school district to unblock its web filters and give students access to sexually explicit material by the middle of March. A US District Judge issued a preliminary junction against … Continue reading

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Did Air Force decision to remove “God” from patch make phrase better?

by Matt Lacy – While a group of Republican lawmakers is urging the Air Force to put the word “God” back into a service patch, one retired officer says he believes the new motto still references the divine and is … Continue reading

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Loophole could force Colorado churches to open facilities for same-sex civil unions

by Jack Minor – A recent decision by a judge in Hawaii could open the door for churches in Colorado to be forced to allow same-sex couples to use their facilities for civil unions. In February, Hawaii passed a law … Continue reading

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Texas drivers declare “One State Under God”

by Peter Grady – Drivers in Texas will now have the opportunity to declare they are living in “One State Under God” on their license plates. The phrase was added to the pledge to the Texas flag in 2007. The … Continue reading

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Judge rules that “blogger” not a journalist, given $2.5 million fine

Crystal Cox by Peter Grady – An Oregon judge has ruled a “blogger” in Montana is not protected by shield laws  from revealing sources because she  is not considered a journalist. Crystal Cox, a blogger from Eureka, Mont., was sued for … Continue reading

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Opposing terrorist group, Iranian government newest “phobias”

  by Jack Minor – Not being content with simply labeling those who oppose radical Islam for its violent tendencies “Islamaphobes,”  Muslims have now come up a new series of phobias to describe opposition to violent elements within the movement. … Continue reading

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Government attacked First Amendment on all fronts in 2010

By Jack Minor While there have been Government assaults on the First Amendment throughout the history of America, 2010 featured bipartisan attacks on all major forms of media. In a move contrary to the stated wishes of Congress and the … Continue reading

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