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-US Virgin Islands: AG Racketeering Lawsuit Against Climate Change Skeptic Groups

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Forget the first Amendment, it no longer applies when it comes to global warming.  Silencing seems to be the prevailing method for dealing with ideological opponents. On College campuses this type of intimidation is happening all of the time. In this case it is a government Attorney General which is leading the way by suing […]

-A $1,000 Tax on The 2nd Amendment and Possible Applications to Religious Freedom?

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

There is a new trend in America started by those who oppose the second amendment and gun ownership. The idea is to tax the 2nd amendment out of practical existence. One American jurisdiction recently passed a $1,000 tax on the purchase of a gun and some cities like Seattle, Washington have already added an additional […]

-Ohio: Judges Cannot Refuse to Perform Gay Weddings

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

The Ohio Supreme Court Board for Professional Conduct has ruled that state judges must perform same-sex weddings regardless of personal religious convictions. From Cleveland.com: COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio judges who perform civil marriages may not refuse to conduct a ceremony for a gay couple, nor may they refuse to do all marriages based on personal […]

-9th Circuit Ruling: Pharmacists Must Serve Abortifacients

Saturday, July 25th, 2015

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that pharmacists must serve the public with ‘emergency contraceptives’ (abortifacients) even if it is against their religious convictions and beliefs.  Here’s the story from Reuters: The state of Washington can require a pharmacy to deliver medicine even if the pharmacy’s owner has a religious objection, a […]

-UK Sharia Judge: ‘We Can’t Ask Muslims Not to Have More than One Wife’

Monday, July 6th, 2015

And so it begins. There is a polygamous family in Montana trying to apply for a marriage license and seeking ‘marriage equality’ for three. Also there are literally hundreds of articles on the internet asking why polygamy or polyamory should not now be also a civil right after the recent Supreme Court ruling on same-sex […]

-Oregon: Bakers Who Refused to Make a Same-Sex Wedding Cake Are Fined and Silenced

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

The Christian bakers in Oregon who refused to make a cake for a same-sex wedding have been fined $135,000 and in addition have been ordered not to talk about it. Here’s the story from the Heritage Foundation’s Daily Signal: Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian finalized a preliminary ruling today ordering Aaron and Melissa Klein, the […]

-Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage: Implications for Religious Liberty

Friday, June 26th, 2015

In a monumental decision by the slimmest of margins same-sex marriage is now the law of the land. The justices of Supreme Court of the United States ruled in a 5-4 decision that the 14th Amendment applies in this case and homosexual marriage can no longer be banned in any state of the union. Justice […]

-Wisconsin Home Invasions by Government Officials: Could This Happen to Conservative Christians?

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Read the account of what happened in Wisconsin due to out- of- control politically motivated prosecutors, government investigators, judges, and compliant police. Constitutional rights were violated, free speech suspended and individual privacy invaded, along with home invasions with families including children awakened in the night, herded and held at gun point by police officers while […]

-UK: Street Preacher Fined for Quoting ‘Illegal’ Bible Verse?

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

A judge in the UK has fined a street preacher for quoting a Bible verse that was offensive to homosexuals. In the process the judge seemed to be saying that some Bible verses were now illegal to quote in public. In this particular case, apparently quoting from Leviticus 18 was acceptable but Leviticus 20 was […]

-SCOTUS: Should Two Justices Recuse Themselves From the Same-Sex Marriage Case?

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Two Supreme Court Justices have gone out of their way to demonstrate their opinions on same-sex marriage by actually officiating at gay weddings. Should they recuse themselves from the upcoming same-sex marriage case? Here’s an article about this situation from the Christian Post: …In April, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in an appeal from […]