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October 2009 Archives

Barry, we don’t get a lot of calls about Halloween.  Over the years, it’s not something we hear much about.  And this year is no exception.  What we are hearing about from a lot of folks, though, is the continued …Read More

Every year about this time Americans United starts getting calls about celebrations of Halloween in public schools. They come from two kinds of people.  First, we get calls from Christians wondering why Pagans are able to get decorations and parties …Read More

Barry, you pose an interesting question.  I believe that end of life decisions should be made primarily between an individual and that individual’s family and trusted advisors, including spiritual counselors.  An individual should certainly be able to consult his physician, …Read More

I have just one comment on the cross controversy at the Supreme Court.  In my view, the Court will probably end up not resolving the core issue of the legitimacy of the land tranfer and resolve this either on standing …Read More

Barry, I believe the Supreme Court ultimately will conclude that the plaintiff did not have legal standing here – that this challenge was legally flawed from the very start.    Merely being ‘offended’ does not give the plaintiff a legal …Read More

Jay, It was a pleasure seeing you, too. I always am up for a great photo-op, too. As you know, I’m heading to New York right now to appear on CNN’s Lou Dobbs Tonight to discuss this very case. But …Read More

Barry, it was good to see you today.  I always enjoy an opportunity to sit next to you during oral arguments at the Supreme Court – especially with a case like the one we witnessed today.  As we both know, …Read More

Ok, Barry – looks like we won’t agree on the Ten Commandments and what we consider to be the proper and constitutional displays present in Judge DeWeese’s courtroom.   Let’s try this one.    A federal district court in New …Read More

In a shift in right-wing “prayer” policy, the Liberty Counsel is now urging supporters to “adopt” a “liberal” and pray for that person to change his or her political and moral beliefs. The campaign allows people to “adopt” one of …Read More