Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Wednesday July 23rd 2014

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Federalist 58 by James Madison. 1. Under the proposed Constitution whose interests were represented by the U.S. Senate? Is it so today? If not, how might it be remedied & by what means? 2. How did the Constitution provide for updating representation in Congress? 3. Madison credits the U.S Constitution with assigning the greatest power, that of the “purse strings” to the U.S. House. In your opinion, how might the House assert that power to reduce the size & cost of government today? 4. Explain in your own words Madison’s warning against too many men serving in the House. How might his warning be applied today as calls abound for a more direct democracy & for scrapping the electoral college system? 5. Is democracy the form of government our Founders gave us or was it a republican form? Explain the difference.


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2011: A Big Year for Social Conservatives

Liberty Alerts, American Center for Law and Justice

As social conservatives look back on 2011, it was a year filled with a number of successes spurred by increased challenges: from political correctness run amuck to outright assaults by angry atheists on our national heritage.

The year started off on the right foot. For the first time, Congress read the Constitution on the House floor – a needed reminder of our limited form of government and a tradition we hope continues for years to come.

The House then moved on to objective number one: stopping ObamaCare. The House votes to repeal and defund ObamaCare early this year set the stage for the battle ahead. For more than two years we have been fighting against this pro-abortion law that threatens our liberty, and now the Supreme Court will finally determine its constitutionality once and for all in 2012 (oral arguments are set for March 26-28, 2012 )….

Continue reading this article, co-authored by ACLJ attorney Matthew Clark, on Jordan’s Washington Post blog, Religious Right Now.

Used with the permission of the American Center for Law and Justice.