Posts Tagged ‘Rights’

A WWI vet writes on Gun Control

Questions on GUN CONTROL, an essay by Carl E. Smith History is learned best from those who made it as submitted by Craig Masters Carl E. Smith was born May 19, 1899.  A World War I veteran who served on the German front lines and later served as a German interpreter after the Armistice and Avid outdoorsman, [...]

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TABOR may cause taxpayers to get refund over pot sales

By Jack Minor –   An amendment to the Colorado Constitution that lawmakers want repealed could result in individual taxpayers receiving money from the state over taxes on marijuana following its legalization in 2012.   When voters approved the legalization of marijuana for recreational use it was sold on the premise that all of the [...]

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Lawlessness – not just fashionable any more.

by Craig Masters It is mandated so we can’t really do anything about it… so say the current and want-to-be school board members all across the country when questioned about the implementation of the federal/socialists’ take over of local education. But is it true that the local schools can’t “do anything” about Common Core Curriculum [...]

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One World Treaty is NOW in senate

by Craig Masters As you read this think very hard about the massive abuse of the “good” intentions of companies getting filthy rich signing up greedy “poor” people for Obamaphones. AND think about how expensive to everyone and every company the “affordable” care act already is: even as Obama illegally postpones the real costs increases [...]

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Bill of Rights’ Taxation in America’s Future?

by Mike McCune — All Americans are aware Obamacare would not be an issue today if the Supreme Court had not taken the curious track of deciding it was a tax and not insurance because the Internal Revenue Service was involved.   Based on the exemptions and selective enforcement installed since, the Court made a major [...]

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Is this Bizarro World?

by Craig Masters After John McCain making a fool of himself regarding the ouster from power in Egypt of the Muslim Brotherhood, is there anyone who still holds to the belief that the ‘old guard’ republican leadership has not completely sold out to their need to hold their power? Just in case you happen to [...]

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Pueblo recall supporters facing “thug” tactics for signing petition

By Jack Minor –   Colorado voters attempting to recall two state lawmakers who helped pass a rash of draconian gun control laws that were rammed through the legislature now charge that Chicago-style thug tactics are being used to get them to recant their signatures.   “Everyone who signed a recall petition has received multiple [...]

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The Constitution was originally pretty good.

by Craig Masters If you are one who got a chuckle out of John Kerry calling on Russia to respect our Constitution and send Edward Snowden over here for prosecution, here is a little anecdotal law lesson. The Bill of Rights have mostly been considered as nothing more than an interesting piece of historic paper [...]

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A eulogy to the Declaration of Independence

by Craig Masters As the United States continues its downward spiral toward less and less freedom and more and more government control over every aspect of our lives, it seems fitting to celebrate this coming Independence Day by remembering a few interesting facts about why the Fourth of July was ever a holiday at all. [...]

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Fox 31 “Investigative” reporters may attempt to scam gun sellers

by Craig Maasters Area gun owners are reporting that two reporters working for KDVR Fox 31 television have attempted to make “straw” purchases of guns listed for sale on the online site, armslist.com. Josh Bernstein, who is listed on the television station’s web site as ‘senior investigative reporter,’ and Julie Hayden, a local reporter, have [...]

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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 a lawsuit over an agency policy requiring employees to investigate and  prosecute claims against employers [...]

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North Dakota outlaws abortions based on gender

North Dakota’s governor has signed into law a series of pro-life bills that  he expects will be challenged, but he says the issues need to be decided. Today Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed the first three of the legislature’s  pro-life bills – less than 24 hours after they reached his desk – stunning  pro-abortion supporters who [...]

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The issue is Power not Safety

by Craig Masters Hundreds of citizens from across Colorado converged on the capital Monday, to deliver messages of opposition to the democrat politicians’ attack on private property rights and the U.S. Constitution by undermining its supporting document, the Bill of Rights. In what has to be the most disgraceful demonstration of representative government since the [...]

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Gun bill hearings time changed

by Craig Masters The time for the public hearings on the proposed gun control bills before the Colorado Senate on Monday, March 4, has been rescheduled from a start time of 1:30pm to an earlier start time of 10:30am. According to Senator Lundberg, the start times were changed to earlier in the day and he [...]

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Civil Union Ceremonies, on track to take away your Property Rights

by Craig Masters It just doesn’t seem possible to “hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal,” when one group demands supremacy over all others. Such is the case of homosexuals today in Colorado. The current “civil union” legislation, as written and being supported by too many elected officials, is specifically [...]

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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 by leftists, who have hijacked “human rights” in recent times to serve their own misguided [...]

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Voter fraud canard, really! Never in Minnesota.

By Craig Masters Did you hear about that democrat candidate who was ask to resign after it was learned she had repeatedly voted in two states? How about that congressman’s campaign manager who gives voter fraud instructions – on video! That story was reported on CBS by Brian Montopoli October 24, 2012. The report said the [...]

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Globalists set to hit US sovereignty again.

by Craig Masters Those who keep a watchful eye on the never ending attempts to void the second amendment of the Constitution are again preparing for one of the most effectively planned attacks on our right to be able to protect ourselves since the ratification of the Bill of Rights. July 27, the U.S. will [...]

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Govt. official suggests double standard for “gay,” Christian printers

by Peter Grady – A Human rights commission in Kentucky is currently conducting an investigation over whether a Christian t-shirt company has the right to refuse to print a message that disagrees with its Christian values. The executive director of a local government’s Human Rights Commission in Kentucky has said that a “gay” printing company would [...]

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American Civil Rights Union urges Supreme Court to adopt “coercion test”

by Jack Minor – The American Civil Rights Union argues in an amicus brief submitted to the US Supreme Court for a new constitutional standard protecting religious freedom in a case involving a war memorial that has existed since the 1950’s. The ACRU argues for a “Coercion Test” to be used which says that public [...]

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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 permitting civil unions. The law is similar to Colorado’s domestic partner bill. It contains a religious [...]

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Christian cake maker business increasing after stand for traditional marriage

by Matt Lacy– A Christian cake maker, who has come under fire from Christians and homosexuals after she refused to do a wedding cake for a lesbian wedding has said her business has increased after she took her stand. Victoria Childress, owner of Victoria’s Cake Cottage in Des Moines, Iowa was approached by two women [...]

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When does this Gay Rights insanity stop?

  A constitutional amendment to repeal Colorado’s gay marriage ban and replace it with language saying marriage is allowed regardless of sex could be on the 2012 ballot. Supporters argue that step 1 is for the state title board to review the language of the petitions. That should be step 2! Step 1 is for [...]

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All great people of history have challenged the opinions and beliefs around them

As a born-again Baptist conservative Republican my beliefs and opinions are challenged, probed, and ridiculed as are the people I admire, Jesus, George Bush, Sarah Palin daily by the man on the street .the educational system and the media. It makes me mad but it also makes me re-evaluate my beliefs. Brett Reese just wants [...]

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President Criticizes Arizona in Report to UN Human Rights Commission

By Jack Minor While many in Colorado support adopting an Arizona-style immigration law, the Obama administration has criticized the state in a report sent to the United Nations Human Rights Council. In the Universal Periodic Review to the United Nations Human Rights Council, the Obama administration took Arizona to task for SB 1070 which essentially [...]

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Brown sticks to his guns, claims Norton for gun control

By Jack Minor Jane Norton’s senate campaign recently responded to an email comparing her to Sarah Brady by saying its contents were “totally absurd.” The email was issued by the National Association for Gun Rights (NAGR). The email titled “What do Jane Norton and Sarah Brady have in common?” highlights Norton and her statements in [...]

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Gubernatorial candidate supports restricting Constitutional rights without due process

By Mike Bauman  Denver Mayor and Gubernatorial Candidate John Hickenlooper has joined several mayors, mostly from the east and west coasts, in requesting Congress to pass a law that prohibits persons on the Justice Department’s Terrorist Watchlist from purchasing firearms.    On the surface, this prohibition would seem to make sense. However, the Justice Department will not [...]

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Filibustering the Kagan nomination

by Kurt Overturf, By Not Filibustering the Kagan nomination SENT TO REPUBS ON JUDICIAL COMMITTEE By NOT filibustering Kagan, Republicans are saying ‘YES!’ to likely 40 years of Obama corruption on the Supreme Court and bad law like Roe V Wade according even to radical leftist ACLU Justice Ginsberg. By NOT filibustering Kagan, Republicans are [...]

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On Rights and Responsibilities

By Mike Bauman As Americans, we have a tendency to get caught up in our rights. We have the right to free speech, the right to keep and bear arms, the right to a free press, the right to peaceably assemble, the right to privacy, and the list goes on.  Many of these rights are [...]

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Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God:

By Geoff Broughton As a Constitutional reawakening takes place across the nation renewing the debate of it’s meaning and intent, it is important that we try to understand not only the document, but the ideas behind it, so we can make better sense of the arguments on both sides. Did you know that what we [...]

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