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Monday November 24th 2014

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S.E.M., Vol. 1, No. 6


The President's Duty to Faithfully Execute the Law. According to Art. II, Sect. 3 of the Constitution, what is the President's duty? According to Lincoln, what does a man trample on, when he tramples on the law? According to Rep. Goodlatte, what is the value of strictly observing even bad laws until they are repealed? In a republic, why else, in your opinion, is obedience to laws put in place according to the process outlined in the Constitution, regardless of our personal opinions, important, if not vital?

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Posts Tagged ‘first amendment’

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, [...]

It’s the Commencement Address Disinvitation Season

It’s the Commencement Address Disinvitation Season

BY MARK W. HENDRICKSON Condoleeza Rice. Christine Lagarde. Ayaan Hirsi Ali. These are just a few of the prominent individuals invited to deliver the commencement addresses at American colleges this year who either were disinvited or felt it necessary to withdraw due to protests at the host institution. What lies at the root of this unseemly [...]

Police Misconduct — The Worst Case in March

Police Misconduct — The Worst Case in March

TIM LYNCH, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Over at Cato’s Police Misconduct web site, we have identified the worst case for the month of March. It was the case of the soon-to-be-former Philadelphia police officer, Kevin Corcoran. Mr. Corcoran was driving the wrong way down a one-way street near a group of individuals when one of them pointed out that [...]

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