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Providing for the “common defense” is one of the primary purposes of our nation’s Constitution. Accordingly, the elements that we must protect and preserve involve matters related to both our national and personal defense. To this end, we align with and promote laws and doctrine that ultimate lead to continued freedom.

VIDEO: Congresswoman Lauren Boebert says, ‘I will carry my firearm in D.C. and in Congress.’

  Newly elected Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo., is already triggering political opponents on Capitol Hill with her support for the Second Amendment. Hailing from the appropriately named town of Rifle, Colo., Boebert has stated she will carry a firearm in the Capitol building, prompting Democrats to attempt to ban legislators from doing so. Boebert, however,...

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Biden’s gun control proposals trigger 2nd Amendment supporters

  There is disagreement among Democrats and potentially within Joe Biden’s planned administration on what executive action he can take regarding guns. While some claim Biden could use an executive order to institute gun measures, Biden recently warned that he would exercise caution on executive orders.   Bullet Points   The Biden campaign’s national policy...

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U.S. director of national security says China is the “biggest threat to democracy since World War II”

  Director of National Security John Ratcliffe has been speaking out lately to help the American public understand that China is now the greatest threat to the United States and it is becoming bolder and more aggressive in its actions. Ratcliffe says that China, “intends to dominate the U.S. and the rest of the planet...

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The “Squad” meets the “Freedom Force” as newly elected Republicans ban together

    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D–N.Y., and the “squad” are a clear manifestation of the House’s far-left demographic. But a group of newly elected Republican representatives has formed to oppose the self-identified socialists.   Meet the “freedom force.”   Spanish-American Congresswoman-elect Nicole Malliotakis, R–N.Y., who is currently the only female Republican rep. from New York...

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Arlington National Cemetery cancels wreath-donnnig due to COVID, then America’s dissent was heard by the Pentagon

  COVID-19-instilled fear reared its ugly head onto America’s most hallowed ground on Monday. But on Tuesday, America’s voice was heard and the Pentagon reversed the decision by Arlington National Cemetery to cancel the annual Christmas wreath placements on the honored gravestones.   “I have directed Arlington National Cemetery to safely host Wreaths Across America....

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Raising up Modern Bonhoeffers

John Wesley Reid is the editor-in-chief at the Falkirk Center. Follow him on Twitter at @johnwesleyreid.   Fascism doesn’t happen overnight, and we’d be foolish to ignore the indicators that history has so graciously given us.   Indeed, fascism has never happened overnight — not with the Holocaust, Stalinism, nor the Mussolini-era dictatorship. Indicators leading...

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China is destroying churches in hopes of converting Christians to communism

The Chinese government is attempting to separate religious citizens from their faith and instill devotion to the CCP.   Quick Facts: The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been forcing churches to close. The CCP then buys the church buildings and converts them for other purposes such as “cultural centers.” Christians currently outnumber communists in China....

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Conservative Republican Elected First Black Lt. Governor of North Carolina

  Mark Robinson, known as an avid defender of the Second Amendment, has been elected as North Carolina’s first black Lieutenant Governor.   Robinson, a Republican, defeated N.C. Rep. Yvonne Lewis Holley (D), who would have been the first black woman elected to the office. Robinson won by a 52 to 48percent margin.   Robinson...

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Biden’s Imperial Power at the Expense of Personal Liberty

  Then-candidate Obama denounced the various “imperial powers” claims of the Bush administration. However, President Obama quickly embraced and even expanded upon the imperial presidential power claims of the Bush administration. But the greatest advocate of imperial presidential power in the Obama Administration was Vice President Joe Biden.   The most dangerous claims were those...

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Senator Blackburn: Freedom is Freedom’s Cause

Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tennessee) is addressing the question, “what are we going to do about China?”   In a fiery delivery at the Falkirk Center’s Freedom Summit, Blackburn compared the communist ideologies of China to pantomimes throughout America today. “The same Marxist philosophies used by the Chinese Communist Party are filling the streets of Portland,...

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