The Dangerous Slippery Slope of Prayer Restrictions

In January 2014, I sat in the United States District Court in Baltimore and listened to arguments in a prayer case against the all Republican Board of Carroll County Commissioners. The complaint was initiated by two individuals that are former and current members of the Carroll County Democratic Central Committee.  They allege sectarian prayers are offered that violate the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. This case raises many interesting questions. Do officials lose the right Read more […]

Why North Carolina May Establish (Or Prohibit) Whatever Religion It Wants

Two North Carolina state legislators have submitted a resolution to allow the state, its cities, and its counties the freedom to establish their own religions. This has many liberals and constitutional illiterates (but I repeat myself) scoffing at the ridiculousness of it all. People for the American Way (PFAW), a deceptively named liberal think tank, calls it “frightening” and a “shredding of the Constitution.” (Isn’t it cute when liberals borrow buzz phrases from conservatives, like “shredding Read more […]