On the Front Lines of the Culture Wars
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Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff asked the U.S. Supreme Court Wednesday to intervene in a case deciding the constitutionality of memorial crosses honoring fallen state troopers.  Shurtleff requested that the high court issue an opinion on the case after the […]

The U.S. Constitution does not forbid the President from declaring a National Day of Prayer. That’s the ruling of the 7th U.S. Court of Appeals, located in Chicago, overturning a lower court’s ruling that found the event unconstitutional. Furthermore, the court seemed […]

The U.S, Supreme Court has ruled in favor of an Arizona school voucher program. Critics say it violates the Constitution by directing taxpayer funds to religious schools. So, what did the court actually approve? In a 5-4 ruling, justices expanded several long-standing precedents that citizens don’t […]

Why does the loathsome Westboro Baptist Church, which Wednesday won a controversial case before the U.S. Supreme Court, call itself “Baptist?”   Westboro is best known for protesting the funerals of U.S. soldiers with highly offensive signs.   “Fred Phelps, […]

Nine Hawaiian lawmakers recently gathered on the floor of their state senate, bowed their heads and continued an American tradition older than our nation itself.   They prayed. “Nine senators gathered near the Hawaiian flag on the senate floor, joined […]