Category: Law & Justice

An Unholy Alliance: When Mob Forgiveness Meets Selective Grace
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An Unholy Alliance: When Mob Forgiveness Meets Selective Grace

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A small town in Missouri recently came under fire for rallying around an accused child sex offender and shunning the abuse victim—even after the offender pleaded guilty in court. “If it takes a village to raise a child,” said a local prosecuting attorney, “what is a child to do when the village turns its back […]

Silence - Finger Over Mouth
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Does God Hear the Theological Silence About Racism in Abortion?

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For some time now, a group of theologians has opined about “Theological Silence About White Racism.” In words of accusation that could not be stronger or more vigorous, this sin is condemned as injustice, institutional violence, group dehumanization, troubling social evil, social subjugation, race-based wrongdoing, social sin, habitus of white superiority, tragedy, social inequity, unjust […]

Supreme Court to Rule on the Biggest Abortion Case of the Decade
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Supreme Court to Rule on the Biggest Abortion Case of the Decade

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In what could be the abortion legal battle of the decade, the U.S. Supreme Court decided last month to weigh-in on the Texas abortion regulation law. The case will have far-reaching and long-lasting consequences for women’s health. It will determine whether the unregulated and unaccountable abortion industry will be able to continue business as usual, […]

Divided America Flag
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Tracking America’s Suicide

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“We must live through all time, or die by suicide.”

Federal Debt Interest 2015
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Still a Bottomless Pit II

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Isn’t this number newsworthy?

Pope Francis vs. the “Demon” of Gender Theory
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Pope Francis vs. the “Demon” of Gender Theory

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Liberals and conservatives need to pay closer attention.

On Obedience to "the Law."
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On Obedience to “the Law.”

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In Pope Francis’ recent meeting with Kim Davis, the Holy Father’s expression of gratitude for Kim’s courage has dismayed liberal Americans.  The LA Times editorial board felt it sent a “deeply disappointing message.” In his press conference on the plane home to Rome, Pope Francis seemed to affirm Kim Davis’ conscientious objector status, notwithstanding her […]

The American Constitution: Why It Endures
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The American Constitution: Why It Endures

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September 17th is Constitution Day.

First Congressional Hearing on PP's Organ Harvesting Scandal
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First Congressional Hearing on PP’s Organ Harvesting Scandal

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Two abortion survivors, a pro-life expert, and an abortion attorney will testify in Congress’ first hearing September 9 on whether Planned Parenthood’s fetal parts program violates federal law. The hearing, entitled “Planned Parenthood Exposed: Examining the Horrific Abortion Practices at the Nation’s Largest Abortion Provider,” may not be a smooth one, however. While House Judiciary […]

Another Modern Family Mess
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Another Modern Family Mess

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Since the U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing for gay marriage in all fifty states, we’ve spent a lot of time warning you about the new push for the false idea of “family equality.” Proponents of this idea hold that all couples have an equal right to children. Earlier this week, a New York Post columnist […]

Supreme Courts Are Usurping Democracy
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Supreme Courts Are Usurping Democracy

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Canada is about to embark upon an audacious social course. We must accept the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision to strike down laws prohibiting assisted suicide of the sick, disabled and depressed. It is a departure from our legal foundations in British Common Law that have — for more than 700 years — forbidden or punished […]

What the Sting Videos Will and Won't Achieve
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What the Sting Videos Will and Won’t Achieve

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Much has been written since the breaking story on Planned Parenthood’s selling of fetal tissue from abortions. Not surprisingly, mainstream media outlets were slow to pick up the story, and many of them largely parroted the Planned Parenthood defense when writing their stories. The video caused quite the stir on social media, amassing countless shares […]

Little Sisters of the Poor Appeal to the Supreme Court
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Little Sisters of the Poor Appeal to the Supreme Court

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For the second time in two years, the Little Sisters of the Poor must ask the Supreme Court to protect them from the government. The order of Catholic nuns and other non-profits have been forced to ask the Court for relief due to the government’s refusal to exempt them from a regulation that makes them […]

Reining In Judicial Supremacists
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Reining In Judicial Supremacists

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Judicial activism occurs when judges depart from their constitutional role of interpreting law and make law from the bench. It’s a pernicious practice that undermines the democratic process, and it has been with us for a long time. American judicial history is filled with instances where judges usurped authority that did not belong to them […]

One Nation Under SCOTUS: Some Hildebrandian Parallels
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One Nation Under SCOTUS: Some Hildebrandian Parallels

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In response to the US Supreme Court’s (SCOTUS) decree on same sex marriage, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, head of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops issued this statement: …It is profoundly immoral and unjust for the government to declare that two people of the same sex can constitute a marriage…. Mandating marriage redefinition across the country […]

Historic Prayer for the United States
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Historic Prayer for the United States

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For the welfare of the Republic.

Independence Hall, Philadelphia
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John Adams and American Independence

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Adams’s approach to political leadership is refreshing.

SCOTUS
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SCOTUS

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With bluster, ink, and bray. Lawyers five, get their way. Out with God; in with sex drive. Salute Sodom; so they connive. Let them preach right prim of legality, That man’s law must be obeyed. But ‘tis base to bow, when reality Has the highest law betrayed. T’would be wrong to supersede, Against authority properly […]

The American Address
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The American Address

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The 1857 Supreme Court Dred Scott decision said that Dred Scott, his wife, and their unborn child were not human beings, but were property to be bought and sold. Led by proslavery Chief Justice Roger Taney, the Court created a new national constitutional right to own slaves. Taney, a Democrat and a Roman Catholic, was […]

Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies in 6-3 Decision
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Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare Subsidies in 6-3 Decision

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The Supreme Court has upheld the Obama administration’s controversial implementation of the Affordable Care Act in a 6-3 decision yesterday morning. Americans are required to purchase an insurance program that follows federal guidelines, including no co-pay coverage of contraception, sterilization, and abortion-inducing drugs. In some cases, this includes a $1 abortion surcharge. The federal government […]

Obamacare Subsidies and Justice Anthony Kennedy
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Obamacare Subsidies and Justice Anthony Kennedy

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There are two things wrong with Kennedy’s speculations.

U.S. House Passes 20-Week Abortion Ban
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U.S. House Passes 20-Week Abortion Ban

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The United States House of Representatives has passed a ban on most abortions after 20 weeks’ gestation, ending four months of often vitriolic debate among Capitol Hill Republicans and pro-life activists about the contentious piece of legislation. The bill passed 242-184, largely along party lines, with one member voting present. Four Republicans broke ranks and voted […]

Are the Police Safe?
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Are the Police Safe?

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In the midst of the tumult in Wisconsin during Governor Scott Walker’s tenure, there have been ongoing “John Doe” investigations that were highlighted in the National Review last week that provoke big bipartisan questions about our nation’s police. What exactly do we want our modern police to look like? These investigations were prompted by a […]

US Supreme Court Asks What Defines Marriage in Oral Arguments
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US Supreme Court Asks What Defines Marriage in Oral Arguments

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As they prepare to render a potential landmark legal decision on the issue of same-sex “marriage,” the Supreme Court’s justices made clear that their verdict will rest on a few questions: Is marriage based on biology or feelings? Who should decide whether to redefine an institution that stretches back for “millennia”? If justices begin tampering […]

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