Tag Archives: Religious persecution

Happy Religious Freedom Day


January 16, the anniversary of the adoption of a law, written by Thomas Jefferson and guided to adoption by James Madison, separating Church and State in Virginia. The template for the First Amendment protection of religion. Continue reading

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Catholic Bishops’ Contraception Coverage Argument Ridiculed By Pacifist


“Nothing is more certain than the indispensa­ble necessity of government­, and it is equally undeniable­, that whenever and however it is instituted­, the people must cede to it some of their natural rights in order to vest it with requisite … Continue reading

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As gov’t shutdown looms, party leaders posture about money, social issues


The social conservatives have finally gotten their hands on a weapon big enough to point at the entire country. They do not care about people. They do not care about the economy. They do not care about the rights, needs, … Continue reading

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National Organization for Marriage’s anti-DFL text raises questions of legality


The beliefs of those with strong religious convictions are not open to negotiation or compromise. When unbending religious convictions are applied to public policy and law, negotiation and compromise, both of which are core aspects of democracy and a free society, fall by the wayside. Without compromise, there can only be complete conformance – or tyranny. Continue reading

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