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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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Lawsuit Takes Aim At Government Coercion Of Doctors’ Consciences

Lawsuit Takes Aim At Government Coercion Of Doctors’ Consciences

FRANCIS J. MANION, ACLJ This week in federal court in Philadelphia, the American Center for Law and Justice filed a lawsuit on behalf of a pediatrician who was fired after requesting a religious accommodation of her beliefs against dispensing contraceptives – including the morning-after pill – to her pediatrics patients. Dr. Doris Fernandes [...]

Ignorance Of Scripture Could Be Hazardous To Your Liberty

Ignorance Of Scripture Could Be Hazardous To Your Liberty

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 21ST CENTURY SERMONS By Francis J. Manion, ACLJ On October 1st, I had the privilege of defending Mr. George Krail, of Burlington County, New Jersey in a trial in Cherry Hill New Jersey Municipal Court. Cherry Hill, a prosperous stretch of post-World War II suburban sprawl that buried the once blooming orchards of South [...]

Demanding Truth and Accountability from the Abortion Industry in Court

Demanding Truth and Accountability from the Abortion Industry in Court

FRANCIS J. MANION, ACLJ This past Friday - Good Friday - I was in court in Baltimore, Maryland arguing against that state's attempt to shield from public scrutiny the identities of the owners, operators, and medical directors of Maryland's twenty or so abortion businesses. Our client, Andrew Glenn, made a straightforward public records request [...]

JFK and the America We Lost

JFK and the America We Lost

FRANCIS J. MANION, ACLJ This week, those of us who are old enough to remember that dreadful November 22nd in Dallas a half-century ago, find ourselves awash in nostalgia for a more innocent time in our own and the Nation’s life.  We get that catch in the throat at the poignant images of Camelot served up in a dozen television “specials.” [...]

Appeals Court Ruling Leaves Key Questions Unresolved

Appeals Court Ruling Leaves Key Questions Unresolved

FRANCIS J. MANION, ACLJ Today, the United States Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. granted an important, although partial, victory in one of our seven cases challenging the so-called HHS Mandate. I argued the case last month and reported on the argument here. In today’s decision, a majority of the Court agreed with our argument that [...]

ACLJ Presents Oral Argument in the D.C. Circuit in the Gilardi HHS Mandate Appeal

ACLJ Presents Oral Argument in the D.C. Circuit in the Gilardi HHS Mandate Appeal

FRANCIS J. MANION, ACLJ Yesterday, I had the privilege of arguing in the United States Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. in one of our seven cases challenging the so-called HHS Mandate. The Mandate requires all for-profit employers who have employee health plans to include in those plans coverage for contraceptives, sterilization, and [...]