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Why Nativity Scenes Matter in the Public Square

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Time to consider the law and nativity scenes! Tis the season for the heartwarming Christmas letters from the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).  You know the routine.  Each holiday season these groups send

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Is Belief in God Required to Hold Office in America?

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Belief in God is more important to civil government than many people will admit. There are seven states including Maryland with language in their constitutions that prohibits people who do not believe in God from holding public office. And now,

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Galileo versus the Environmental Protection Agency

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Why the Environmental Protection Agency is not the proper stage for a debate about science. The year was 1616. The year prior, Galileo Galilei’s works on heliocentrism and his Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina, arguing that heliocentrism was not contrary to

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Shock & Dismay for American Abortionists

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It seems American abortionists were expecting a lot more “progress” by now. As LifeSite news reports: Abortionist Curtis Boyd, who has been committing abortions since before they were legalized in 1973, was featured Friday by UK-based publication The Guardian in a piece on

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Is Mormonism Getting Ready to Return to Polygamy?

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Allow me to correct the language regarding polygamy used by the Washington Post in reporting this story (“The Mormon church finally acknowledges founder Joseph Smith’s polygamy”), to make it more accurate: The Mormon Church is finally acknowledging that founder Joseph

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Islam Instruction an Opportunity for Conservatives

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Islam instruction in public schools must be monitored carefully by citizens. The study of religions is being reintroduced through “Core Knowledge” curriculum and is now being taught in public schools and in choice schools. Core Knowledge Foundation was created by E. D.

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Satanic Group Wants Display in Florida Capitol

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The anti-Christians are at it again. A group calling itself the Satanic Temple wants to put up a “holidays” display in the Florida State Capitol, after a similar display was rejected last year. Helping to push the effort is Americans

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ISIS Training Video Shows Gear Stamped 'U.S.'

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As the Obama Administration’s aerial assault on ISIS continues to fail according to plan, a new ISIS training video has emerged that seems to confirm something critics have said all along. The video shows ISIS recruits undergoing training, and at

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Charitable Giving - Red States, Middle-, Lower-Class Do More

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When it comes to charitable giving, the rich get richer while the poor help others. The headline of this piece on a recent report put out by the Chronicle of Philanthropy emphasized the religious angle and geography (“Report: Which states

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Cheerleader Rebellion Defies Ban on Pre-Game Prayers

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Lean to the left. Lean to the right. Stand up. Sit down. Fight, fight, fight. Go, Oneida High School cheerleaders! In an uncommon and inspiring display of courage and integrity by young people, the Tennessee high school’s cheerleaders defied a

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A War by Any Other Name ... Is Doomed

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John Kerry, a decorated veteran of the Vietnam Police Action, says that President Obama’s promise in a nationally aired speech to “destroy” ISIS is not a war. Having listened to Obama’s tough-guy speech given on the eve of the anniversary

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Fort Hood Shooter Asks Islamic State to Make Him a Citizen

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As far as I know, the authorities are still calling the murderous actions of Foot Hood Shooter, Nidal Malik Hasan, “workplace violence” rather than terrorism. I understand that he hasn’t been identified as part of a group. But so what?

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