Category Archive: 1st Amendment

Congress shall make no law respecting the establish of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people to peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

Dec 31

Militiamen, ranchers in showdown for soul of Burns | OregonLive.com

BURNS – The strangers carrying the whisper of danger arrived in the vast territory of the Harney Basin just before the holidays.Ammon Bundy once helped his father repulse the government in an armed showdown on a Nevada desert. He was Tasered for his effort.Ryan Payne, an electrician from Montana, joined that same standoff and boasted …

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Dec 05

The First Amendment Needs Your Prayers – WSJ

What gets you about what happened in San Bernardino is the shattering sameness of it. Once and not so long ago such atrocities, whatever their cause, whether the work of schizophrenics or jihadists, constituted a signal and exceptional moment. Now they’re more like this week’s shooting. We are not becoming blasé but increasingly inured. And, …

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Apr 15

Obama Justice Department’s Decision on War Memorial Cross May Surprise You

The battle over a war memorial cross that sits atop a California mountain has raged for years. In 2006, the federal government seized the property from the city of San Diego through an act of Congress in an effort to prevent the cross from being removed.In December of 2013, a federal judge ruled that the …

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Feb 06

$60,000 penalty for making small talk with a client?

Anyone who works in a corporate environment has undoubtedly become extremely cautious about the way that they speak and act so that nothing said or done can potentially be misconstrued by a fellow employee, a client or a prospect of the firm! For those of us that began our careers in the 80′s or even …

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Dec 28

Cruciphobia at Mt. Soledad: The Cross the Left Can’t Bear | CNS News

Consider this: Taylor Swift wasn’t even born yet when the fight over the Mount Soledad cross began. How much longer will it drag on? Disgruntled atheists first filed suit over the memorial at a veterans park in San Diego in the summer of 1989. The fringe grievance-mongers have clung bitterly to their litigious activities for …

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Dec 28

A&E Welcomes Phil Robertson Back to ‘Duck Dynasty’

Phil Robertson, the patriarch of A&E’s Duck Dynasty clan who was suspended from his hit reality series on Dec. 18 following some incendiary comments about gay people, won’t be put on hiatus after all.The network and the Robertson family announced Friday that Phil will still be part of the series — and since he didn’t …

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Dec 25

As “Duck Dynasty” Clash Continues, Patriarch Refuses to Back Down

It has been a wild ride for the Duck Dynasty clan since the popular “reality” show’s hosting network, A&E, placed family patriarch Phil Robertson on “hiatus” over his condemnation of homosexuality, which appeared in the latest issue of GQ magazine. Homosexual activists naturally applauded A&E’s actions, and while network officials may have thought they were …

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Dec 19

Christmas Under Assault, but Faithful Fight Back

It has been a tough road the last few years for those who wish to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas, and thus far this holiday season hasn’t held much hope for an end to the various and sundry attacks on those celebrating the birth of the Savior. Several weeks ago, a choir director for …

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Jul 25

Military Censors Christian Chaplain, Atheists Call for Punishment

A Christian chaplain in the military is being officially censored for engaging in free speech, and anti-Christian activists are demanding he be punished. Lt. Col. Kenneth Reyes is a Christian chaplain currently serving in the U.S. Air Force. He is stationed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Alaska. As an ordained clergyman whose duties are to …

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Jun 27

California man faces 13 years in jail for scribbling anti-bank messages in chalk — RT USA

Jeff Olson, the 40-year-old man who is being prosecuted for scrawling anti-megabank messages on sidewalks in water-soluble chalk last year now faces a 13-year jail sentence. A judge has barred his attorney from mentioning freedom of speech during trial.According to the San Diego Reader, which reported on Tuesday that a judge had opted to prevent …

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