Archive for February 18th, 2016

Court Affirms Religious Liberty in Missouri

Court Affirms Religious Liberty in Missouri

A Missouri court Tuesday rejected the primary claim of a former Catholic diocese ministry worker who sued the diocese for terminating her employment once leadership learned of her same-sex union.

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Left Pushes Back Against South Dakota Restroom Bill

Left Pushes Back Against South Dakota Restroom Bill

The Student Physical Privacy Act (HB1008) passed in the Senate Tuesday afternoon with a vote of 20-15. It now sits on the desk of Governor Dennis Daugaard. “Boots on the ground” in Pierre are telling us that the Governor’s phone is ringing off the wall (so to speak) from those across the country who don’t want to see this bill signed into law. To say that there is enormous pressure to veto would be an understatement.

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The Compassionate Use of Cannabis

The Compassionate Use of Cannabis

Usually, when you hear about someone promoting the “compassionate” use of marijuana, just the tiniest bit of examination reveals that it’s nothing but a cheap “Cheech and Chong” smokescreen intended to facilitate and move us closer to the legalization of recreational drugs.

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The United States Supreme Court, the highest court in the United States, in 2010. Top row (left to right): Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer, Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito, and Associate Justice Elena Kagan. Bottom row (left to right): Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy, and Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Photo credit: Steve Petteway

American People Can Help Choose Next Supreme Court Justice

So why not leave it up to the American people? Do voters like the balance of the court of the past several years, or would they rather have a more liberal court in the future? 2016 could very well be a referendum on that and other issues. But only if Senate Republicans hold the line.

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Battle of Bunker Hill: Part Six

Battle of Bunker Hill: Part Six

The battle began at 3 p.m. For that is when the redcoats began their march up the five hundred yard upgrade. But as they did, General Howe already had made a big mistake.

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