Vice President Mike Pence made a surprise appearance at the Watchmen on the Wall conference in our nation’s capital last week and implored pastors to share the good news of Jesus Christ. God bless him. But it’s what he said about the Johnson Amendment that we should peak our curiosity. I don’t remember any president […]
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Why the Fuss and Fury over Repealing the Johnson Amendment?
Both sides are firing shots across the bow of their opponents in a revived First Amendment battle thanks to Donald Trump and a bizarre election cycle. This debate is absolutely necessary, but not for the reasons you might think. Too many people have no idea what the Johnson Amendment is and why it is so […]
Liberals Censor Speech But Claim Diversity
President George Washington once said, “If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” Was this an exaggeration or are religious freedoms, particularly those protected under the First Amendment, that important? Like many modern day corporations, especially those whose owners are under 35, Facebook […]
Americans Overruled: Judges Gone Wild!
“You seem to consider the judges as the ultimate arbiters of all constitutional questions; a very dangerous doctrine indeed, and one which would place us under the despotism of an oligarchy … Their power is the more dangerous as they are in office for life and not responsible, as the other functionaries are, to the […]
Americans are Being Sold on Socialism
Less than seventy-five years ago, six-time candidate for the Socialist Party of America, Norman Thomas, stated: “The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism, but under the name of liberalism they will adopt every fragment of the socialist program until one day America will be a socialist nation without ever knowing how it happened.” Signs […]
The Johnson Amendment and the Agenda to Silence Christians
We did not get here overnight. Attacks on religious freedoms and on the speech of Christians in America did not just appear in the last several years. The attempted muzzling of Christian churches and religious groups has gradually increased since a pivotal law was passed by a shrewd politician to intimidate people of faith. The […]