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Government to Use IRS to Gag Churches

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There are ways the tax code can be used to gag churches despite the First Amendment. “I sit on a man’s back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry

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University Officials Try to Bar Students from Handing Out U.S. Constitutions on Campus

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Officials with an Oregon University repeatedly attempted to prohibit students from handing out copies of the U.S. Constitution, saying that doing so was a violation of their campus policy. Officials directed these students to a tiny “free speech zone,” where

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Houston Sermon Subpoena a Warning to 501(c)3 Churches

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After the outrage bomb went off over what many considered an illegal subpoena of sermons from five Houston pastors, the city has apparently backed off. Which means it has merely narrowed the scope of its subpoena: The city had asked

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Houston Pastors Ordered: Hand Over Sermons

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City officials subpoena sermons from Houston pastors in fight over pro-transgender ordinance. “There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.” – Charles de Montesquieu The first amendment

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California Passes Bill Limiting the Display of the Confederate Flag

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The state of California likes to pretend that they have liberal values, that is, until they run into speech they don’t like. The state recently passed a bill that limits the display of the Confederate flag… because somehow that must be

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Public School Bans Books by Christians with Christian Themes

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I am so far past being disgusted with our society’s fundamental misunderstanding of the concept of the separation of church and state. At this point, I can’t do much but watch with amusement the stunning, and voluminous stupidity coming from

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"Virginity Rocks" Shirt Banned At Public School

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“…her vice principal told her that the shirt could distract the classroom environment, with the possibility that it ‘opens up too many doors for conversations.'” – EAG News, quoting 5News A female junior high student in Fayetteville, Arkansas was reprimanded

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Parents Stand Up For Christian Plaques at Texas Schools

Midlothian school plaque

Should the will of the few outweigh the will of the many? That’s a question that’s been asked in our courts for years and lately liberal judges have been saying yes, the demands of the few will outweigh the rights

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Atheists Outraged Over Two White, Intersecting Pieces of Wood

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I actually don’t know for a fact that it’s made out of wood. It could be plastic for all I know. The point is, they were so outraged by this 14-inch object in the ground that they’re demanding its removal.

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California Bans “Racist” Confederate Flag

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Let me get this straight. Burning the American flag is acceptable, because while it might be offensive to some, it’s considered a form of free speech protected by the 1st Amendment. But the Confederate flag? It’s illegal to even sell

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Student Suspended for Saying “Bless You”

Saying “bless you” in response to someone else’s sneezing used to have some kind of religious connotations centuries, and perhaps millennia ago. These days, most people don’t mean anything religious by it. It’s become a polite thing to say, sort

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Restaurant Drops Prayer Discount After Threats From Freedom From Religion Foundation

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There’s a restaurant in Winston-Salem, North Carolina that’s made headlines recently when it became known that they give (when they feel like it) a 15% discount to those customers who pray before their meal. As the owner said, it wasn’t

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