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All public forums should be open and uncensored

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Trump should embrace (and expand) court ruling that his Twitter account is free speech forum~ President Trump may not block even rude or...

William Shakespeare died on APRIL 23, 1616

American Minute with Bill Federer Miguel de Cervantes influenced the Spanish language in the same way William Shakespeare influenced the English language. Born in 1547, Miguel...

Senate killed school prayer MARCH 15, 1984

American Minute with Bill Federer In a Thanksgiving Proclamation, November 12, 1935, Franklin D. Roosevelt stated: "Let us then on the day appointed offer our devotions...

Religious Liberty and the Constitution

American Minute with Bill Federer An early Baptist dissenter who died in London's Newgate Prison was Thomas Helwys, who wrote in 1612: "The King is a...

1st Amendment is not hostile to religion

American Minute with Bill Federer "Each year on JANUARY 16, we celebrate Religious Freedom Day in commemoration of the passage of the Virginia Statute for...

Blatant Blue State hypocrisy

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~From energy and spending, to climate and debate – silencing all dissenting voices is essential~ You’ve got to admire the full frontal audacity...

A Block of Cheese and the 1st Amendment

American Minute with Bill Federer On JANUARY 1, 1802, the people of Cheshire, Massachusetts, sent a giant block of cheese to President Thomas Jefferson, being...

Church and State

By Ron Fillmore Some 20-30 years ago an offer was made by someone to pay $100,000 to anyone who could show where in the US...

Christian Prayers and the Constitution

American Minute with Bill Federer Chief Justice Warren Earl Burger wrote in Marsh v. Chambers (1982): "It can hardly be thought that in the SAME WEEK...

THE “FIGHTING PARSON OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION”

American Minute with Bill Federer "For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven," preached Rev. John Peter Muhlenberg, from...

Fisher Ames, the 1st Amendment and America

American Minute with Bill Federer He sat next to George Washington in the pew at St. Paul's Chapel in New York during the religious service...

Secular Humanism and the 1st Amendment

American Minute with Bill Federer JUNE 20, 1632, King Charles I of England granted a charter for the Colony of Maryland, named for his CATHOLIC...

Shakespeare wrote:

American Minute with Bill Federer Miguel de Cervantes influenced the Spanish language in the same way William Shakespeare influenced the English language. Miguel de Cervantes fought...

First Amendment “turned on its head”

American Minute with Bill Federer On MARCH 15, 1941, Franklin Roosevelt warned at the Dinner of White House Correspondents: "Modern tyrants find it necessary to eliminate...

Unlicensed Preachers Jailed JAN 24, 1774

American Minute with Bill Federer James Madison's defense of religious freedom began when he stood with his father outside a jail in the village of...

Justice William Douglas on Religion

American Minute with Bill Federer He served the longest term in the Supreme Court's history--36 years. He taught law at Yale and Columbia University before being...

Established or No Religion?

American Minute with Bill Federer "Each year on JANUARY 16, we celebrate Religious Freedom Day in commemoration of the passage of the Virginia Statute for...

Religious Freedom in America

American Minute with Bill Federer On JANUARY 1, 1802, the people of Cheshire, Massachusetts, sent a giant block of cheese to President Thomas Jefferson, being...

On this day November 18th…

American Minute with Bill Federer Commenting on the "liberty to worship our Creator" Thomas Jefferson wrote to Captain John Thomas of the Newhope Baptist Church,...

OR PROHIBITING THE FREE EXERCISE THEREOF

American Minute with Bill Federer One week after the First Amendment was approved by the U.S. Congress, President George Washington issued the First National Day...

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Destroying the environment to save it

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Pseudo-green energy will wreak devastation, pretending to prevent exaggerated climate harm~ “We had to destroy the village in order to save it.” The...

Thank Goodness Dr. Fauci Does Not Run NASA

BY BOB BARR Blue state governors and blue city mayors are continuing to repeat their “sky-is-falling” outcries that people should be afraid to take a...

Prioritizing climate over pandemics

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~We need a full accounting of what was spent preparing for the ‘climate crisis’ versus COVID~ As of May 20, the United States...

Honoring Their Gift

BY T.F. STERN Gratitude is an interesting human trait.  We say thank you when somebody does something nice for us or gives us a present;...