Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Wednesday November 26th 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 Goodlatte, what is the value of strictly observing even bad laws until they are repealed?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 ‘U.S. Supreme Court’

Conflict Between the Circuits on Gay Marriage

Conflict Between the Circuits on Gay Marriage

JOHN A. SPARKS, CENTER FOR VISION AND VALUES A month ago, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear a collection of cases which raised the question of traditional marriage vs. same-sex unions. Now, a Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals decision may have changed all of that. By voting 2-1 to uphold same-sex marriage bans in four states under the [...]

Judge Learned Hand – ‘the tenth justice of the Supreme Court’

Judge Learned Hand –  ‘the tenth justice of the Supreme Court’

American Minute with Bill Federer Considered several times as a nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, he was passed over for not being consistently conservative enough for Republican President Warren G. Harding and not consistently liberal enough for Democrat President Franklin Roosevelt. His legal decisions, though, were so respected they [...]

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, [...]

Another Affirmative Action Case for the Supreme Court

Another Affirmative Action Case for the Supreme Court

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette BY CARL L. BANKSTON III The Chronicle of Higher Education notes that the U.S. Supreme Court is being urged to take up Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette’s appeal of a Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals decision that ruled a voter-supported state constitutional ban on racial preferences in higher [...]

I Reaffirm My Hope – Fr. Frank Pavone

I Reaffirm My Hope – Fr. Frank Pavone

BY FR. FRANK PAVONE This reflection is taken from my book Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “The Lord is the Judge of the nations’” (Psalm 7:9) Reflection: On January 22, 1973, the most disastrous decision of the US Supreme Court was handed down — the decision [...]

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