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Moral Beings and the Law

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL I am always puzzled by the query "Why do you Christians insist on legislating morality?" I suspect those who ask...

Harry Truman: Freedom’s Religious Roots, Morality and the Law, and Making the Case for the War in Korea – 3 April 1951

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, PRESIDENT HARRY TRUMAN Address at the Cornerstone Laying of the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, April 3, 1951 The essential mission of the...

Freedom and community: a Conservative perspective

BY PHILIP VANDER ELST Living as we do in the age of the Internet and 24/7 radio and television, our lives and perspectives are now...

Supreme Court Malfeasance

BY ALAN CARUBA Over the course of its history the Supreme Court has made some very bad decisions and the decision to declare abortion legal...

Shaping Society According to Moral Principles—Father Pavone

BY FR. FRANK PAVONE This reflection is taken from my book Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “We urge our...

Jefferson & Washington on the Morality of the National Debt

Liberty Letters with Steve Farrell American Founder Thomas Jefferson, discussing the so-called morality of a national debt — what some dare to describe in our...

Jefferson & Washington on the Morality of the National Debt

Liberty Letters with Steve Farrell American Founder Thomas Jefferson, discussing the so-called morality of a national debt — what some dare to describe in our...

Modern Liberalism

By Steve Farrell Missing the Mark With Religion, Part 1 One of the most controversial and confusing of all issues for many is, just what is...

Cicero: Defining Law, Justice, and their Origins

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Cicero The most learned men have determined to begin with Law. ... Law is the highest reason, imlanted in Nature,...

Samuel Adams: The Basis of Public Happiness

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, 1764 Being Members of the Legislative Body, you will have a special Regard to the Morals of this People, which are...

Our Homes: Where Public Corruption Begins and Ends

Called Unto Liberty, Spencer W. Kimball, 20th Century Sermons There must be a return to consciousness of values. Every nation which has dropped out...

Candid Common Sense on Law, Morality, and the Nature of Man

Law is a rule of action prescribed for the government of rational beings or moral agents, to which rule they are bound to yield obedience... Noah Webster

The Test of Right and Wrong

We cannot well lay claim to being a grown-up, mature, civilized people until we have come to the point where morality is the determinant... Albert E. Bowen

Moral Beings and the Law

The ability to discern between right and wrong, good and evil, fact and error, endowed from our Maker with these things at birth: this is rational man, a moral being

Rights, Wrongs, and the Law

One of the oddest beliefs to emerge in the past 50 years is the notion one cannot legislate morality. What utter nonsense. Man has always legislated morality.

Libertarianism’s Folly, Part Two

Like it or not, imposing values is what arranging civilization is all about ..The only difference among any of us is in what and how much we impose -Selwyn Duke

The Evil of Government Debt

Does government have “a right thus to burden men not yet in existence, and to compel them to pay in future times [its] present expenses?" Destutt de Tracy

Lack of Intellectualism is Losing the Marriage Debate

But right and wrong aren't determined by popular will. Nor should the latter effect judges' rulings, they are supposed to be governed by the Constitution - Duke

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Deconstructing California: From Christian Founding to Shutting Down Churches

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Any Coney Barrett and the Zealots

BY SELWYN DUKE Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is in the grip of “dogmas.” So goes a criticism made by, ironically, the most dogmatic...

Romanian Churches Petition to U.S. Supreme Court

LIBERTY COUNSEL Liberty Counsel filed a petition for cert asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the case of Elim Romanian Pentecostal Church and Logos Baptist Ministries...

King v. Burwell: A Clear Example of Legislating from the Bench

MICHAEL F. CANNON, CATO INSTITUTE Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett have renewed interest in the 2015 case King v. Burwell. In...