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June 2011 Archives

We reported last week about the outcry after NBC edited out the words “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance when it broadcast a golf feature. And, now another issue involving the Pledge has surfaced – this one is very […]

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I’m delighted to report an important victory for King’s Ranch in Jonesboro, Arkansas. King’s Ranch is a home for children in need. It describes its goal this way: “to provide a loving and structured home environment that promotes heart healing. […]

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It’s an issue that you will be hearing a lot more about.   Delta Air Lines is partnering with Saudi Arabian Airlines, the government-owned airline that embraces discriminatory policies targeting religion, ethnicity, and gender.   In announcing the partnership in […]

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I am very pleased to announce an important development that extends our international outreach to Asia. We have formed a partnership with Handong International Law School in South Korea – a program designed to provide both education and training for […]

Here we go again. This time an atheist group is offended because New York City has named a street to honor seven brave firefighters who gave their lives in the tragic attacks on 9-11. A new street sign was erected […]

For the second time, NBC has issued what it says is an apology for editing out the phrase “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance (twice) in a televised tribute at the U.S. Open golf championship outside our nation’s capital.  […]

There’s a case now before the U.S. Supreme Court that goes to the heart of the constitutional protections afforded to churches and ministries. The case is called Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church and School v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) (No. […]

The United States Open golf tournament – 111 years of history.  It’s America’s venerable and prestigious golf championship.  And, for the third time in its long history, the U.S. Open was held at Congressional Country Club, just outside the nation’s capital. […]

It’s a legal challenge that’s been underway for years.  And, now, we’re asking the Supreme Court of the United States to get involved. We filed a Petition for Writ of Certiorari at the Supreme Court urging the high court to […]

I’m delighted to report that the Supreme Court of the United States declined to take a case out of New Hampshire, leaving intact a decision by a federal appeals court that upholds the constitutionality of a New Hampshire law requiring […]

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