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MRFF Continues Relentless Unfounded Attack on Our Military and the Bible in POW Displays

We're not backing down SKIP ASH, ACLJ Recently, we shared that Attorney Donald G. Rehkopf and the inappropriately named Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) sent a formal complaint to Rear...

Victory for Religious Freedom and the Bible in U.S. Navy

SKIP ASH, ACLJ The Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) is at it yet again. Recently, Attorney Donald G. Rehkopf and the MRFF sent a formal complaint to...

Dept. of Defense issues new policy that should make everyone angry

BY ALLEN WEST How many of you remember that movie “Full Metal Jacket?” Of course what made the movie famous was the true portrayal of...

Will Trump Reverse This Absurd Court Order?

... if not we may need a new commander in chief in 2020. BY ALLEN WEST Earlier this week we shared the decision that the U.S. Department...

Disbanding Troops and Bureaucrats

BY HENRY HAZLIT Economics In One Lesson, Chapter 9 When, after every great war, it is proposed to demobilize the armed forces, there is always a...

If President Trump doesn’t correct this injustice, we might as well have kept Barack...

BY ALLEN WEST I’m still sick to my stomach about the sentencing decision regarding Bowe Bergdahl. In my commentary from last Friday, I mentioned the immediate...

North Korea: Apocalypse When?

BY EARL H. TILFORD, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Are Western intelligence services—primarily America’s—stupid or is North Korea a convenient toreador’s cape for problems so...

I Was Once Transgender. Why I Think Trump Made the Right Decision for the...

WALT HEYER, THE DAILY SIGNAL On Wednesday, President Donald Trump tweeted that he wouldn’t allow transgender individuals to serve in the military: After consultation with my...

Educational Freedom for Our Warriors in the Land of the Free

When our Founding Fathers drafted the Declaration of Independence and the Continental Congress adopted it on July 4th, 1776, they declared themselves a nation...

Republicans and Democrats on Women in Combat

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY The subject of women in the military was addressed by both political parties at their national conventions last month, and it’s no...

Congress is Close to Drafting Our Daughters

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY Before the Republican Convention, House Speaker Paul Ryan is working up his own policy agenda for Republicans to take up. One of...

Male and Female Still Matter in Combat

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY Less than a year after the Supreme Court decided that marriage no longer needs partners of the opposite sex, the other two...

Congress Should Exercise Restraint in Veterans Affairs Funding Bill

JUSTIN BOGIE, HERITAGE FOUNDATION This week, the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Military Construction and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) appropriations bill is likely to receive...

Congress Must Act Now to Start Rebuilding the US Military

JUSTIN T. JOHNSON, HERITAGE FOUNDATION This week the House of Representatives takes up the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2017. Much of the...

Army Favors Gays Over Patriotism

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY For nearly two decades, the U.S. Army has provided an honor guard for an Independence Day celebration at a church so old...

Military Court Holds that U.S. Marines Can Order Soldier to Remove Bible Verse From...

LAURA HERNANDEZ, ACLJ Never has religious liberty been under greater attack in our nation’s military.  Just how bad things are was demonstrated recently in the...

President Obama’s Permanent Presidency?

MATTHEW CLARK, ACLJ Imagine if President Obama and his policies never left office. Imagine if the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) was free to target conservatives at...

New Military Bill Expands Empire But Forbids Debate on War

RON PAUL, RON PAUL INSTITUTE On Friday the House passed a massive National Defense Authorization for 2016 that will guarantee US involvement in more wars...

Army Chaplain Disciplined for Doing His Job

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY Twenty-four members of Congress, both Senators and Representatives, have written a letter to Army Secretary John McHugh about a chaplain disciplined for...

Purple Hearts to Fort Hood Victims

JAY SEKULOW, ACLJ At last, a victory for common sense and fairness. According to Fox News, next week the Army will announce that the victims...

To America’s Lions: Thank You for Your Service

EARL H. TILFORD, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES It took some time for the nation to appreciate the services offered and sacrifices endured by men...

War by Algebra Defies the True Nature of War

EARL H. TILFORD, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Many Americans think of war as a great national struggle, as was the case during WWII, where...

Politicizing a Plague

BY ALAN CARUBA If President Obama does not want the Ebola virus to kill Americans, why has his administration done nothing to restrict any flights...

The Difference Between Rescue and Ransom

DAVID FRENCH, ACLJ One of the most extraordinary and costly rescues in American history occurred in April 1972, after Iceal “Gene” Hambleton’s electronics-warfare plane (call sign...

Americans the Obama Administration Will Leave Behind

DAVID FRENCH, ACLJ It sickens me that the Obama administration has been justifying ransoming terrorist leaders for a probable deserter by reciting the creed that...

Deterring China Isn’t Hard

BENJAMIN H. FRIEDMAN, CATO INSTITUTE My op-ed today in China US Focus gives five reasons why the United States and its Asian allies will deter...

Afghanistan: Obama’s War

STEVE HANKE, CATO INSTITUTE Last week, when President Obama made his trip to Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan, he claimed that “America’s war in Afghanistan...

The Four Biggest Delusions of Obama’s West Point Speech

Daniel Kochis, HERITAGE FOUNDATION President Obama’s speech last week to graduates of West Point was supposed to highlight the success of the administration’s foreign policy...

The Four Biggest Delusions of Obama's West Point Speech

Daniel Kochis, HERITAGE FOUNDATION President Obama’s speech last week to graduates of West Point was supposed to highlight the success of the administration’s foreign policy...

Our Freeloading Allies

CHRISTOPHER A. PREBLE, CATO INSTITUTE One of the overlooked aspects of President Obama’s speech at West Point yesterday was his call for other countries to...

This Congressman Says America Must Lead With ‘Capability’ and ‘Will’

JOSH SIEGAL, HERITAGE FOUNDATION As President Barack Obama issued a broad defense of his foreign policy, arguing for restraint and coalition-building, Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas,...

American Flags for Americans

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY Today, Memorial Day, is a day set apart when we honor our veterans who have given so much to preserve the exceptional...

Worth Dying For

JAMES CARAFANO, HERITAGE FOUNDATION For myself and many other veterans, Memorial Day is encapsulated in one unforgettable experience. That moment for me was while I...

The VA’s Disgrace and Bureaucracies’ Inevitable Failure

DAVID FRENCH, ACLJ So the VA is getting tough now. After revelations in state after state that the VA has essentially cooked its books to hide scheduling delays...

China Overtaking America

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY Financial Times sent shock waves through the U.S. business community last week when headlines announced that China will overtake the United States...

No Speech Can Fix This

HERITAGE FOUNDATION, AMY PAYNE President Obama has been on a foreign tour. How’s it going on the world stage? Probably not so well when New York...

Amid Chinese Aggression, Obama Affirms U.S. Defense of Japan’s Senkaku Islands

HERITAGE FOUNDATION, BRUCE KLINGNER During his trip to Japan, President Obama publicly affirmed long-standing U.S. policy that the bilateral security treaty applies to the Japanese-controlled...

The U.S. Needs a Long-Term Plan for Dealing with Russia

DANIEL KOCHIS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Last week, President Obama signed into law an aid package that will send $1 billion in loan guarantees to Ukraine.  While...

Washington Should Not Risk War over Ukraine

DOUG BANDOW, CATO INSTITUTE Russia’s brazen annexation of Crimea has generated a flood of proposals to reinvigorate NATO. Doing so would make America less...

Mikey Weinstein Says Cadet Who Displayed Bible Verse Should be “Visibly Punished”

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ Mikey Weinstein, head of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, appeared on Jay Sekulow Live today to defend the outrageous claims he has...