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Religious Freedom: What’s at Stake If We Lose It

By |May 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The First Amendment to the United States Constitution begins, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof … ” Fast forward almost 250 years and religious freedom is one of the most pressing issues in American culture today. Let’s take a look at some of the concerns surrounding [...]

Supreme Court Appears Inclined to Let 40-Foot ‘Peace Cross’ Stand on Public Land (VIDEO)

By |February 28th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

A majority of Supreme Court justices offered tepid support Wednesday for letting a Maryland war memorial in the shape of Christian cross remain on government land, in a landmark First Amendment case with implications for religious symbols on public property across the country. In a spirited 70 minutes of oral arguments, most justices appeared to accept the narrow, limited view [...]

Kennedy Calls it Quits: Longtime Swing Justice Hands Trump the Biggest Gift of His Presidency

By |June 28th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement Wednesday, precipitating a generational political fight over the future of the U.S. Supreme Court. Kennedy’s departure was announced Wednesday afternoon, several hours after the justices released the final decisions of the current term. “For a member of the legal profession it is the highest honor to serve on this Court,” [...]

High Court Oks Trump’s Travel Ban, Rejects Muslim Bias Claim

By |June 27th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries Tuesday, the conservative majority taking his side in a major ruling supporting his presidential power. A dissenting liberal justice said the court was making a historic mistake by refusing to recognize the ban discriminates against Muslims. [...]

Supreme Court Sides with Colorado Baker Who Refused to Make Wedding Cake for Same-Sex Couple (VIDEO)

By |June 4th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, in one of the most closely watched cases of the term. In a 7-2 decision, the justices set aside a Colorado court ruling against the baker -- while stopping short of deciding the broader [...]

Alabama Amendment to Put Ten Commandments in Schools Gets a Big Boost

By |April 28th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

On Friday, Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill came out in support of two constitutional amendments that will be on the November 6 ballot. One would authorize the display of the Ten Commandments on state property, including schools, and the other would support the "sanctity of unborn life" in Alabama's constitution. The amendment authorizing the display of the [...]

Trump Makes Historic Mark on Federal Bench in First Year – and 2018 Could Be Bigger!

By |December 27th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

One of the most transformative years in the federal judiciary began with uncertainty and ends on a political high note for President Trump. The White House, after winning confirmation for Neil Gorsuch to fill the Supreme Court seat held by the late conservative icon Antonin Scalia, has moved with record speed to fill vacancies on the [...]

Federal Court Rules World War I Memorial Cross Must Be Torn Down

By |October 20th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

"Today's decision sets a dangerous precedent by completely ignoring history, and it threatens removal and destruction of veterans memorials across America." Back in 1925, the American Legion erected a memorial in Bladensburg, Md., to honor the memory of 49 men who perished during World War I. The 40-foot tall memorial became known as the "Peace Cross." In [...]

Supreme Court Lifts Restrictions On Trump Travel Ban

By |September 15th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Another victory for the President and his Travel Ban as the Supreme Court agrees to lift some of the restrictions the lower courts have tried to tack on. Wouldn't you agree it's time the lower courts stop playing politics with the safety of America? The Supreme Court agreed late Tuesday to lift restrictions on President Trump's travel ban [...]

Supreme Court Backs ‘Strict Enforcement’ of Trump Travel Ban

By |July 20th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

DEVELOPING STORY: The Supreme Court backed President Trump on Wednesday, allowing strict enforcement of his ban on refugees and immigrants seeking to enter the United States from six Muslim-majority nations until the court hears oral arguments later this year. While defending the President's executive order, the justices did decide to keep a lower-court’s ruling in place, [...]

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