Law and the Constitution

Supreme Court Upholds Right of Christian Schools to Hire Christian Teachers

Micaiah Bilger, July 8, 2020 The U.S. Supreme Court handed down another victory for religious freedom Wednesday when it ruled that the government should not interfere in religious school decisions about who teaches their religion classes. Washington Examiner reports the court ruled 7-2 in... read more

COVID-19 lockdown not a threat to religious liberty, archbishop says

By Christopher White, Crux, April 9, 2020 COVID-19 lockdown not a threat to religious liberty, archbishop says Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori speaks about religious liberty Nov. 16 during the 2015 fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. (Credit:... read more

Compelled Sexual Affirmation in the School Bathroom

By Gerard V. Bradley, Public Discourse, December 1. 2019 The case against compelled affirmation policies needs to be more explicitly and vividly sexualized. The argument against these policies must be rooted in the civil liberties of objecting students and the right not be forced to be the... read more
Archbishop Charles Thompson, Archdiocese of Indianapolis (Credit: Michael Conroy/AP.)

Church: Free speech protects decision to fire teacher

Crux, Aug 22, 2019 INDIANAPOLIS - Catholic Church leaders in Indianapolis are citing the First Amendment as a defense to a lawsuit filed by a teacher who was fired because he’s in a same-sex marriage. The Archdiocese of Indianapolis asked a judge Wednesday to dismiss a lawsuit by Joshua... read more
“I could lose my business and life savings simply because I declined to celebrate and participate in a sacred event that violates my faith,” Barronelle Stutzman says. (Photo: Alliance Defending Freedom)

Christian Florist Will Appeal to the Supreme Court in Same-Sex Wedding Dispute

By Kevin Daley, Daily Signal, June 07, 2019 A florist who refused to create floral arrangements for a same-sex wedding will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court after a Washington state court ruled Thursday that she violated the state’s civil rights law. The case presents the high court with... read more

A Crisis of Both Justice and Civic Friendship

By Stephen M. Krason, April 29, 2019 Even though the Mueller report seemed to bring an end to the long investigation of the 2016 Trump campaign for something that is not even a federal crime—collusion—the left can’t seem to let it go. Even though they expressed full confidence in Mueller... read more

Our Revolutionary American Creed: Every Life Matters

By Josh Hawley, February 5, 2019 On February 4th, 2019, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley delivered the following remarks in support of the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Mr. President, I rise in support of S.130, which I am proud to cosponsor. This legislation would ensure that... read more

The Church’s Consistent Teaching on Life

By Francis Cardinal George While everyone could be expected to know the Church’s position on the immorality of abortion and the role of law in protecting unborn children, it seems some profess not to know it and others, even in the Church, dispute it. Since this teaching is consistently being... read more

Little Sisters back in court to defend HHS mandate exemption

By Christine Rousselle, LifeSite News, January  10,2019 The Little Sisters of the Poor are back in court this week, as two states are challenging their religious exemption from the HHS contraception mandate. Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro and California Attorney General Xavier... read more

Kamala Harris Says a Trump Nominee is “Extreme” Because He’s a Pro-Life Catholic Man

lifenews.com/2018/12/28/ Kamala Harris says a Trump nominee is extreme because he's a pro-life Catholic man Democratic Senators Kamala Harris (CA) and Mazie Hirono (HI) recently sent some written questions to Trump judicial nominee Brian C. Buescher implying that his membership in the Knights of... read more

Stop the Islamization of Texas

By Amil Imani - on December 15, 2018 Islamization was a term that my friend Pamela Geller introduced into the daily lexicon of the freedom-loving West. The Oxford Dictionary defines Islamization as “the process of bringing someone or something under the influence of Islam or under Islamic... read more

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