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As a government gets bigger, liberty gets smaller. That’s why our founders created a framework for small government—and established a Constitution to limit government interference and maximize individual freedom. Today’s revisionist history and socialist-leaning culture require that we protect the original vision for this great Nation.

Supreme Court Issues Religious Liberty, Pro-Life Victory to the Trump Administration – and Really to America

In a huge victory for religious freedom and the pro-life community, the United States Supreme Court has ruled 7-2 in favor of a Trump Administration initiative that allows organizations to opt-out of providing birth control to their employers.   Background:   In 2011, Little Sisters of the Poor, an order of Catholic nuns who have...

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Trump’s Message of Patriotism May Be What’s Most Appealing to Voters 

I am one of that small but significant group of Americans who voted for Obama in 2008 and Trump in 2016.    Now granted, I’m probably even a bit of an outlier in this group as I’m not exactly a rust-belt blue-collar worker whose core political concerns boil down to job security and the economy...

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The Declaration of Independence and Secular Revisionist History

I grew up believing that the United States was a paradise for social and political liberals who didn’t want the big, mean church to tell them what to do.     Freedom of religion, I was taught, was state-enforced freedom from religion. I bought the oft-repeated lie that the First Amendment protected the state from...

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Slavery, the Constitution, Natural Law, Legal Positivism, and the Central Theme of American History

The New York Times Magazine’s The 1619 Project is part of a larger post-modern attack on the Founding Fathers and the principles of the American Republic. The 1619 Project’s thesis is that racism is the central theme of American History. Such a critique arises from the old Marxist spin on American History. The truth is...

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Why Democrats’ blocking of the JUSTICE Act is bad for all Americans

On Wednesday, June 24, Senate Democrats blocked the JUSTICE Act, with only three Democrats voting for the bill. The final vote was 55 to 45. The JUSTICE Act legislation authored by Tim Scott of South Carolina, the only African American Republican in the Senate, would increase law enforcement accountability, improve training, promote diversity, and penalize...

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Natural Law: Foundation of the Republic

The Founding Fathers established the United States upon natural law through the Declaration of Independence. The nation must return to this foundation in order to restore the vitality of the Republic.   Natural law arises from a biblical foundation and serves as the only objective basis for universal human rights.  The Bible teaches that all...

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Will Overturning Roe v. Wade Be Enough To End Abortion?

We know that abortion is the murder of the not-yet-born child.   We know that abortion rates in America are dropping, but that the hundreds of thousands of abortions still occurring each year are no less horrendous.   We know that babies are statistically more likely to be aborted if their mothers live in the...

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Do You Worship God, or the State? How to Achieve True Justice and Equality

If you’re a Christian, then you believe that every member of humanity was made in the image of God. Our Founding Fathers also believed this, and formed a nation very uniquely founded on the recognition of this fact and the natural rights endowed to us by our Creator.   If you are a Christian and...

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If We Lose The Right To Homeschool, We Lose America

Look around at the America you see today.   Look at the streets and the chronic crime and chaos that plagues them. Look at the libraries and the drag queen propaganda foisted upon children in them. Look at the state of civil discourse in the age of social media. Look at the national debt and...

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The Faith Of The American Founders Debate

Cato Unbound has just released and essay on the relationship between Christianity and liberty in the America founding. Responses will be provided by Steven Green, Brooke Allen, Tommy Kid and Mark Hall. Afterwards they will engage in a debate. ABOUT THIS ISSUE   What were the religious beliefs of the American founding generation? What can...

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