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S.E.M., Vol. 1, No. 7
Federalist 69 - by Alexander Hamilton. 1. What are the chief characters in regards to the President as outlined in the proposed Constitution? 2. Why does Hamilton believe the term of office for a President should be longer than three years? 3. What was the term of office for the king of England and what, in your opinion, is the potential for abuse in such a term? Would the term of office of the king of England present any advantages - in the Founders experience and in your opinion - over over the new American system? Read all of the questions and post your response at our new resource Self-Educated Man

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Obama’s War on First Amendment

Obama’s War on First Amendment

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY When Barack Obama said he planned to "fundamentally transform" the United States, he wasn't referring only to spreading the wealth around or even to conforming our foreign-trade regulations to the dictates of globalist busybodies. He is also working openly and secretly, through administrative regulations and supremacist [...]

Utah Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Summum v. Pleasant Grove

Utah Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Summum v. Pleasant Grove

EDWARD WHITE, ACLJ On March 4, 2014, I had the privilege to argue before the Utah Supreme Court in the latest stage of the multi-year litigation known as Summum v. Pleasant Grove. As described in greater detail here and here, Summum first filed its lawsuit against Pleasant Grove City, Utah, nearly one decade ago in federal court, arguing that [...]

Liberty Counsel Files Brief in Support of Little Sisters of the Poor Against ObamaCare

Liberty Counsel Files Brief in Support of Little Sisters of the Poor Against ObamaCare

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM, LIBERTY COUNSEL Washington, DC – Calling the HHS mandate “extortion,” Liberty Counsel filed an amicus brief on behalf of the Little Sisters of the Poor. “Ignoring the free exercise of religion rights affirmed by the First Amendment and the reaffirmation of those rights in the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), [...]

The San Diego Battle Continues

The San Diego Battle Continues

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY I’ve talked about the big cross on Mount Soledad near San Diego several times before but it’s so important I must give you an update. A judge has ruled that the cross that has been part of a war memorial since 1954 must come down. The forty-foot cross is surrounded with plaques memorializing veterans. The cross has been [...]

Students Focus on Free Speech in Georgetown Elections

Students Focus on Free Speech in Georgetown Elections

SUSAN KRUTH, THEFIRE.ORG As Georgetown University students await clarification of the school’s policies governing campus expression, candidates for president and vice president of the Georgetown University Student Association (GUSA) are putting freedom of speech and association at the forefront of their campaigns, demonstrating that these [...]

Harvey Silverglate: ‘Ole Miss Seeks to Put First Amendment in a Noose’

Harvey Silverglate: ‘Ole Miss Seeks to Put First Amendment in a Noose’

SUSAN KRUTH, THEFIRE.ORG Last month, three University of Mississippi (UM) students placed a noose and an old Georgia state flag on a statue of James Meredith while shouting racial slurs. (Meredith was the first African-American student to enroll at UM after the Supreme Court’s landmark 1954 decision in Brown v. Board of Education.) UM [...]

War on ‘Free Exercise’ of Religion

War on ‘Free Exercise’ of Religion

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY Americans who believe in God had better wake up and realize that a well-orchestrated campaign is moving to fundamentally transform the United States into a scrupulously secular nation. If this succeeds, we will no longer enjoy our First Amendment right of “free exercise” of religion but will be forbidden to speak or [...]

Obama’s War on the First Amendment

Obama’s War on the First Amendment

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY When Barack Obama said he planned to “fundamentally transform” the United States, he wasn’t referring only to spreading the wealth around or even to conforming our foreign-trade regulations to the dictates of globalist busybodies. He is also working openly and covertly, through administrative regulations and supremacist [...]

Victory for Elementary School Girl’s Religious Liberty

Victory for Elementary School Girl’s Religious Liberty

CECE HEIL, ACLJ The ACLJ recently represented a father and his elementary school daughter who was having her religious freedom violated by a public school in Nebraska. It started when she was not allowed to draw a picture of baby Jesus on a Christmas ornament, but was followed by her bible being taken away from her, and finally being told by her [...]

Hobby Lobby Case is About Rights, Not Contraceptives

Hobby Lobby Case is About Rights, Not Contraceptives

Ron Paul RON PAUL, TEXAS STRAIGHT TALK One of the most important cases the US Supreme Court will consider this term is Hobby Lobby’s lawsuit challenging the Obamacare mandate that employer-provided health care plans must cover abortion and contraceptives. Hobby Lobby, a corporation owned and managed by a traditional Christian family, [...]

Where Reason is Left Free – Thomas Jefferson

Where Reason is Left Free – Thomas Jefferson

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, SPEECHES, PAMPLETS, LETTERS, & QUOTES Thomas Jefferson, 1801 Error of opinion may be tolerated where reason is left free to combat it. Source: Thomas Jefferson. March 4, 1801, First Inaugural Address. Founders Corner Library is researched, compiled, and edited (with occasional commentary and [...]

A Letter Concerning Toleration, by John Locke

A Letter Concerning Toleration, by John Locke

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY Speeches, pamphlets, letters, and quotes A Letter Concerning Toleration, by John Locke, 1689 Translation by William Popple Honoured Sir, Since you are pleased to inquire what are my thoughts about the mutual toleration of Christians in their different professions of religion, I must needs answer you freely [...]

Freedom of the Press is now an Entitlement?

Freedom of the Press is now an Entitlement?

By T.F. Stern Diane Feinstein and a few other well meaning Senators are in the process of defining who qualifies for 1st Amendment rights, or privileges as she put it, as the Senate Judiciary Committee attempts to iron out a “shield law for reporters or journalists” from having to divulge their sources. This rush for an immediate fix [...]

American Minute: Justice Thomas Cooley on Religious Freedom

American Minute: Justice Thomas Cooley on Religious Freedom

American Minute with Bill Federer The dean of the University of Michigan Law School was Thomas Cooley, who died SEPTEMBER 12, 1898. Thomas Cooley was Chief Justice of Michigan's Supreme Court, President of the American Bar Association and the first Chairman of the Interstate Commerce Commission His commentaries were influential in shaping [...]

Ugly And Dangerous Realities Of The Counterculture

Ugly And Dangerous Realities Of The Counterculture

BY CHRISTOPHER G. ADAMO Anyone who still naively clings to the notion that the homosexual lobby believes in a “live and let live” society should take a look at recent events in Gresham Oregon. The picture is not pretty. But it is indicative of the real intentions and methods of the counterculture. The onslaught is unrelenting, with [...]

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