Law and the Constitution

A Powerful Legal Group Changes the Law While Nobody’s Looking

By  John  Fund, May  13,  2018 The American Law Institute increasingly seeks to advance a politically correct agenda. Next week, one of the most powerful private legal groups you’ve never heard of will hold its annual meeting in Washington, D.C. For nearly 100 years, the 3,000- member... read more

Will ‘love win’ at the Supreme Court in 2018?

by Ronald J. Colombo • May 01, 2018 Later this year, the U.S. Supreme Court will render a decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. At issue is whether Jack Phillips, a Denver-area baker, could lawfully refuse to create a cake for a same-sex wedding... read more

Hundreds of Catholic employers win injunction against contraception mandate

By Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Apr 2, 2018 / 04:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A federal judge ruled in favor of the Catholic Benefits Association last week, issuing a permanent injunction and declaratory relief against the Department of Health and Human Services’ contraception mandate.This... read more

The ERA Harms Our Unborn Children

Written by Elise Bouc, State Chairman, Stop ERA Illinois, 03.26.18 The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA – SJRCA 4) is a poorly worded proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would restrict all laws and practices that make any distinctions based on gender or sex.    While we believe in... read more

Education Expert: Removing Bible, Prayer from Public Schools Has Caused Decline

By Penny Starr | August 15, 2014 |  Reposting of article  CNSNews.com) – Education expert William Jeynes said on Wednesday that there is a correlation between the decline of U.S. public schools and the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1962 and 1963 decision that school-sponsored Bible reading was... read more

The Wrong Kind of Catholic School

Do Christian Institutions Have a Right to Exist? by: John Stonestreet &  G. Shane Morris, Breakpoint.org, February 21, 2018 Here’s an outrageous proposition: Maybe Christian schools should be able to require their teachers to adhere to Christian teaching. Peter and Paul Catholic... read more

How Judges Become Tyrants

January 23, 2018 By John Horvat II, CrisisMagazine  Among the three branches of American government, there is supposed to be a system of checks and balances to curb any abuse of power. That is at least the theory. In practice, the judicial branch is now engaged in a campaign of checks... read more

Game, Set, and Match to Father Jenkins

By William Dempsey, October 6, 2017 Father Jenkins’s censure of Senator Feinstein for her questioning Notre Dame law school Professor Amy Barrett’s qualifications to serve as a federal judge because of her Catholic faith was spirited and telling and a credit to the university. NOTRE DAME,... read more

Senate Democrats Attack Judicial Nominee’s Catholic Faith

By Todd Starnes/Twitter Senate Democrats came dangerously close to crossing a constitutional line regarding religious faith during an inquisition of one of President Trump's nominees for the federal court. Senators grilled federal judicial nominee Amy Barrett -- demanding to know how her... read more

ACORN SUES CALIFORNIA TO ALLOW MORE ILLEGALS TO VOTE

Bill Clinton’s Motor-Voter law has made massive voter fraud possible. By Matthew Vadum, August 29, 2017 An ACORN offshoot and other left-wing pressure groups are suing California in federal court because the state hasn’t made it easy enough for Democrats to flood voter rolls with illegal... read more

SURPRISING FACTS ABOUT THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

By Nancy Thorner, August 23, 2017 Just how did a group of thinkers and activists in the 1700s come up with a cherished document that launched a revolution and developed into a dream? Lawyer David J. Shestokas, a policy advisor for The Heartland Institute, shared some of the surprising answers... read more