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Friday January 30th 2015

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Raising Big Money to Fight Big Money?

Raising Big Money to Fight Big Money?

DAVID BOAZ, CATO INSTITUTE In the latest of many enthusiastic National Public Radio reports on Professor Lawrence Lessig and his efforts to remove money from politics, Lessig outlines big plans: In 2016, we want to raise a substantially larger amount of money - could be 200 million, could be 800 million - so that we can win a Congress [...]

Top Five Liberal Myths About the Hobby Lobby Case

Top Five Liberal Myths About the Hobby Lobby Case

BY BOB BARR Judging from the seething reaction by liberals to the Supreme Court’s recent decision in the “Hobby Lobby” case, one might easily forget that just two years ago they were singing the Court’s praises after it refused to declare ObamaCare unconstitutional. Then again, such extreme emotional swings should not be unexpected when [...]

What Has Happened to Protests in America?

What Has Happened to Protests in America?

BY ALAN CARUBA The U.S. began with protests that evolved into a full scale rebellion we call the Revolution. Throughout our history, there have been many protests and those against slavery evolved into the Civil War. War—whether for or against it—has been a prime generator of protests. On the evenings of Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday [...]

You Never Check Your Religion At The Door

You Never Check Your Religion At The Door

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 21ST CENTURY SERMONS, JEFFREY R. HOLLAND “We check our religion at the door”? Lesson number one for the establishment of Zion in the 21st century: You never check your religion at the door. That kind of discipleship cannot be—it is not discipleship at all. As the prophet Alma taught, we are “to stand as witnesses [...]

Let the Banner Fly! Protecting the Free Speech Rights of Churches

Let the Banner Fly! Protecting the Free Speech Rights of Churches

GEOFFREY SURTEES, ACLJ Last month, we were contacted by a pastor in New York who wished to display a church’s banner over a city’s main street announcing a religious, community event to be held in a public park.  The event, cosponsored with nine other local churches and ministries, and now in its third year, will include worship music, [...]

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