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The “establishment” of religion in America

American Minute with Bill Federer Ten years before William Shakespeare died, English settlers landed in the Colony of Virginia, named for the "Virgin Queen" Elizabeth...

The U.S. Senate Chaplain

American Minute with Bill Federer U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry C. Black was elected in 2003. Posted on the official U.S. Senate website is: "Chaplain's Office - Throughout...

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...

Justice William Douglas’ influence on America

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...

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...

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...

God and America’s Military

American Minute with Bill Federer After having the Declaration of Independence read to his troops, General George Washington issued the order, July 9, 1776: "Commanding officers...

The Equal Access Act

American Minute with Bill Federer In an attempted to warn the nation, the Democrat Congressman from Florida, Albert S. Herlong, Jr., read into the U.S...

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...

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...

“Establishment” of religion?

American Minute with Bill Federer Ten years before William Shakespeare died, the Colony of Virginia was named for the "Virgin Queen" Elizabeth. Virginia's First Charter stated,...

Separation of Church and State

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...

First Amendment is not a majority rule

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...

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...

OATHS and God

American Minute with Bill Federer Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James announced September 17, 2014, that the U.S. Air Force OATH no longer...

Thomas Cooley died SEPTEMBER 12, 1898

American Minute with Bill Federer The dean of the University of Michigan Law School was Thomas Cooley, who died SEPTEMBER 12, 1898. Thomas Cooley was Chief...

America is a Christian Nation

American Minute with Bill Federer     U.S. Supreme Court stated in the 1892 case of Church of the Holy Trinity v. United States, written by Justice...

American Papers: National Thanksgiving Proclamation—1789

Thanksgiving   In 1789, both houses of Congress requested that George Washington acknowledge the many favors of Almighty God with a national day of thanksgiving and...

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