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John Wesley Reid

John Wesley Reid is the Editor-in-Chief at the Falkirk Center. John has worked in Washington D.C. for several years covering politics, the Supreme Court, and church relations within the political sphere. During his tenure in DC, he was a producer with CBN News, digital media director for the Family Research Council, and is a contributing author for various networks. John is published in the Christian Post, CBN News, Disrn, Family Research Council, and other publications. After serving in the Marine Corps, John studied political science at Biola University before beginning his career in journalism.

4 Martin Luther King Quotes that are Especially Poignant Today

  While noted for his advancement of racial justice in the 1950’s and 1960’s, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. should also be recognized as a man whose wisdom transcended the race dialogue and spread into many areas of civil society — perhaps some of which were underlying issues for racism’s existence. King spoke of racial...

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What does a second impeachment mean for Trump, his post-presidency benefits, and his ability to run again?

  President Trump is now the first president to have ever been impeached twice. On Wednesday, Jan 13, the House of Representatives voted 232-197, with Democrats voting unanimously joined by 10 Republicans. This has many asking whether a second impeachment impacts a president’s post-office benefits.    Quick Facts By law, a former president is authorized...

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With Democrats controlling the White House and Congress, what happens now?

  Since the Georgia election and subsequent electoral certifications on Capitol Hill, the Biden administration will officially see a unified government, referring to the White House’s party holding bicameral majorities. This has raised concern for many conservatives — but how much of this concern is merited?   Quick Glance Democrats now control the House with...

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Trump agrees to an orderly transition of power after Congress certifies electoral votes

  President Trump has officially declared an orderly transition of powers to take place on January 20, following the congressional certification of all electoral votes.   Quick Facts   Congress has certified all electoral votes, with few objections that failed to delay the certification. Trump’s declaration did not include congratulatory or adverse remarks towards President-elect...

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Congressman ends prayer with ‘amen and awoman,’ proving that political agendas trump reality (VIDEO)

  Congress is moving to rename all executive agencies that include the word “department,” citing the consecutive letters m-e-n as too male-centric and oppressive towards women. Now we will have the State Departwoment, Defense Departwoment, etc. which makes the names equal for men and women since both genders will have representation in the title. One...

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The Co-existing Message of Hell and God’s Love

  “Can’t preach that gay people are going to Hell then tweet your prayers are going out to those in Orlando. Love is not a light switch.”   This viral tweet by Jana Namirah came in the wake of the 2016 Pulse Nightclub shooting that left 49 dead and 53 others wounded. Christians from around...

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Dear Governor Northam, you shouldn’t lecture conservative faith leaders’ theology while advancing abortion in the same year

John Wesley Reid is the Editor-in-Chief for the Falkirk Center. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram @johnwesleyreid.   Virginia’s Democrat governor, Ralph Northam, found it within himself to lecture conservative people of faith on their defiant reaction to COVID-19 restrictions. Among other fallacious statements, Northam said, “You don’t have to sit in the church pew...

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Public safety or individual freedom? Noem: Why not both?

  South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem is not backing down on her anti-restrictions position during the COVID-19 season. Earlier this week, Noem published an article laying out how she is protecting the health of her constituents without sacrificing their liberty, finances, or businesses.   “In South Dakota, as we have done throughout this pandemic, we...

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Again, the Supreme Court blocks states from restricting church services, proving that when governors ignore the Constitution, the Court is up for the fight

  On Thursday, December 3, the United States Supreme Court once again blocked an overreaching state edict restricting church services in the name of “public health.” The frequency by which the Court is reviewing state restrictions is indicative of two things: Governors are unabashedly ignoring the Constitution, and President Trump has installed jurists to the...

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Gorsuch writes a scathing rebuke of Gov. Cuomo’s COVID restrictions as Supreme Court rules in favor of religious liberty

  The United States Supreme Court has ruled in favor of religious liberty and against unfair applications of alleged safety precautions.   At a glance:   The Supreme Court has blocked a COVID-19-related executive order (EO) implemented by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. The EO unfairly applied gathering restrictions to houses of worship by significantly...

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