Important U.S. Supreme Court Decision Summaries (and Some Much-Needed Good News)
By John Biver   |   06.21.18
Many pro-family conservatives ask, “Isn’t there any good news to report?” Yes, there is. Some examples are the growing national economy, record low unemployment numbers for minorities, foreign policy changes from the G.W. Bush and Obama years, and, lately, even...
Troubling SCOTUS Decision on Cake-Baker
By Laurie Higgins   |   06.08.18
In a 7-2 decision the U.S. Supreme Court decided in favor of Colorado baker Jack Phillips who was sued by a homosexual couple, Charlie Craig and Dave Mullins, for declining to bake a wedding cake for their pseudo-wedding. While the...
The Internet Sales Tax: A Threat to Small Businesses and Federalism
06.07.18
A number of critical decisions are set to be released by the U.S. Supreme Court this month. One in particular could have wide-ranging impact on our economy and on the very principle of federalism.
Strict Scrutiny and the ERA – A Bad Combination for Women
04.23.18
On the surface, the Equal Rights Amendment seems quite innocent. The main text states, “Equality of rights under the law shall not be abridged or denied by the United States or any state on account of sex.”
Senators, Confirm Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State
04.21.18
Written by Rob Chambers President Donald Trump nominated Mike Pompeo, current Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director, to become the next U.S. Secretary of State. During a recent Senate Foreign Relations committee hearing, Mr. Pompeo was asked about past comments he...
A Black-Robed Counterrevolution
By Robert Knight   |   04.18.18
Federal judges sit on the bench for life and can either uphold the law or rule like tyrants. This puts judicial appointments right near the top of the most important things a president can do. The newest U.S. Supreme Court...
Mike Pompeo Faces Cory Booker’s Inquisition
By Laurie Higgins   |   04.12.18
Thursday, we witnessed again an arrogant Leftist lawmaker demonstrate his disregard for constitutional principles—specifically for the First Amendment’s religious protections and the prohibition of a religious test for holding office. In the U.S. Senate inquisition confirmation hearing for Secretary of...
The ERA Harms Our Unborn Children
03.26.18
The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA – Bill #SJRCA 4) is a poorly worded proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution that would restrict all laws and practices that make any distinctions based on gender or sex.    While we believe in equal opportunity for men and women, we also recognize that there are situations where we must make distinctions based on our biological differences such as providing privacy through separate bathrooms and locker rooms.  If the ERA becomes fully ratified, men and women could not be treated differently, even if the different treatment is due to physical differences.
The First Amendment Is In Far Greater Danger Than The Second
03.06.18
Our nation’s elites are waging war on the American people, wielding the institutions they’ve spent several decades capturing to punish those who disagree with their preferred positions and to deny them the ability to speak publicly, all in an effort to stifle free and open debate. And no, this isn’t a George Orwell novel — this is the United States of America.
Federal Family-Planning Program to Prioritize Faith-Based Clinics
By Charlie Butts   |   03.03.18
The Trump administration has made a decision to protect women's health – along with the health of their pre-born babies – and serve them better. This new grant program (under the Title X family planning program) has $260 million available to grantees that do not perform abortions.
Time to ABOLISH the Federal Gasoline Tax
02.16.18
One need not be a flaming states’ rights advocate to understand that something as local in nature as surface transportation can be dealt with more efficiently and effectively on the state and local levels. Which is why, if Trump wants to make America’s infrastructure great again, he should return the gas tax revenue and responsibility of transportation to the states rather than increasing the federal debt and pumping more money into the insane system that indirectly controls every pothole from Washington D.C., distorts proper planning and decision-making, and prevents local communities from debating their priorities.
Need Motivation for Reining in Government? Visit the Debt Clock
By Robert Knight   |   02.13.18
Well, it’s not breaking news, but it’s worth noting as President Donald Trump and Congress spar over spending that the national federal debt exceeds $20,000,000,000,000 and is rising by the minute. We’re using zeroes here instead of spelling out “trillion”...
Judiciary Grabs Power While Executive & Legislative Branches Snooze
By John Biver   |   01.30.18
The judicial branch at both the state and federal level continues to overstep their authority by meddling in the affairs of the legislative and executive branches. And the audacity of judges appears to be increasing. Just two weeks ago the...
Forget Climate Change, Defend America!
01.27.18
George Orwell, call your office. In what Huffington Post‘s Alexander Kaufman called “an Orwellian rhetorical shift away from a scientific reality,” the Department of Defense “scrubbed its latest National Defense Strategy of all references to climate change.” In all likelihood, Orwell would call the 30-year campaign for climate alarmism—with all its oxymoronic appeals to “scientific consensus,” its sleight-of-hand temperature data homogenizations, its revisions of past data to exaggerate apparent warming, its exaggeration and fabrication and suppression and loss of data, its intimidation of dissent and corruption of peer review—Orwellian.
Expanding 529 Plans to K-12 Private School Tuition and Homeschool Expenses
By John Biver   |   12.11.17
As Congress moves the tax reform legislation into a Conference Committee, the U.S. Senate version of the bill has an amendment that is not in the U.S. House bill. U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (r-TX) explains what this language is at...
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