January 12, 2018 jonathanturley Below is my column in the Hill Newspaper on the controversy surrounding demand letters sent out by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence — and the scope of the discovery sought by its lead Democratic counsel. The scope of discovery is always a difficult issue in litigation and lawyers resist efforts to … More Democrats Search For Russians — Any Russians — For Collusion
Oct 14, 2017 by Dave Bohon A federal judge has re-affirmed the constitutionality of prayer in the U.S. Congress, ruling that Supreme Court precedent undergirds the long tradition of prayer opening each congressional session, along with the House rules that govern the practice. The decision comes in response to a lawsuit filed by Daniel Barker, president … More Federal Judge Re-affirms Tradition of Congressional Prayer
Bring Your Bible to School Day! On this day — this year’s event is Oct. 5 — thousands of students across the whole country will share God’s hope and celebrate religious freedom by doing something simple, yet powerful: They’ll bring their Bibles to school and talk about it with friends. Be a part of this … More VIDEO Bring Your Bible to School Day, Oct 5th
Sept 28, 2017 How can students in public schools exercise their constitutional religious liberty rights? In part three of our “Back to School” Facebook Live series, FRC policy experts Sarah Perry and Travis Weber discuss this important question. Here is a summary of some key points from this discussion: The First Amendment to the Constitution is … More How Can Public School Students Exercise Their Religious Liberty Rights?
Says school prevented students from ‘communicating religious messages’ Sept 26, 2017 by BOB UNRUH The United States Department of Justice has filed a statement of interest in a Georgia dispute over a college’s limited “free speech zones,” warning that schools must in America “protect free speech” and must not prevent students from “communicating religious messages. … More VIDEO Trump Admin Warns Colleges To ‘Protect Free Speech’
Sept 1, 2017 by Alex Newman Since the orchestrated violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, the establishment effort to censor the Internet has gone into overdrive. It started with the take down of unsavory white supremacist, neo-Nazi-type websites such as the Daily Stormer — it always starts with the easy targets. Google and GoDaddy, a hosting service, practically … More Big Tech and Big Government Censoring the Internet. Who’s Next?
Aug 21, 2017 by James Murphy Internet giant YouTube has been accused of discriminatory practices by two black American video bloggers. Lynette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson, better known as “Diamond and Silk,” accused the video-sharing service of demonetizing their videos because of their conservative positions and support of President Donald Trump. Diamond and Silk … More YouTube’s Soft Censorship
June 5, 2017 By William Vogeler, Esq. Church-affiliated hospitals are exempt from federal pension regulations, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled. The unanimous Court said Congress established the law favoring church-affiliated organizations decades ago, exempting them from regulations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act. The Court rejected employees’ arguments to narrow the church plan exemption, … More Religious Hospitals Win Pension Dispute at Supreme Court
June 12, 2017 by Steve Byas Recent comments made by Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) vividly illustrate just how fragile the liberties protected by our federal Constitution really are. And how little respect leftists such as Sanders, and even some others who claim to be “libertarians,” have for private religious opinions. Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson … More VIDEO Sanders Rejects Nominee for OMB Deputy Director for His Christian Views
May 17, 2017 by Bob Adelmann The Courage Foundation released a letter on Monday signed by more than 100 free speech activists (including Noam Chomsky and Edward Snowden) asking President Donald Trump to drop his administration’s investigation into Julian Assange and his organization WikiLeaks. The Courage Foundation funds legal defense for whistleblowers and journalists … More Whistleblowers Ask Trump to Drop Investigation Into WikiLeaks