Justice Kennedy’s Mystery of the Cake

In Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, the Supreme Court (thankfully) ruled in favor of Jack Phillips, the baker who declined to be forced to bake and decorate a custom cake to celebrate a same-sex wedding. The ruling was based almost completely on the documented religious hostility of the members of the Civil Rights … Continue reading Justice Kennedy’s Mystery of the Cake

Conscience Meets Access

In the days leading up to the adoption of the latest spending bill in Washington, my social media feeds were full of posts from a variety of pro-life groups addressing one topic: including protection of medical conscience rights in the spending bill. To anyone unfamiliar with the federal budget process, an appropriations bill would sound … Continue reading Conscience Meets Access

A Christmas gift for Kim Davis in Kentucky

I suspect if the previous governor did this to defuse the whole Kim Davis business a Democrat might still govern the state today. Kentucky's new governor on Tuesday ordered county clerks' names removed from state marriage license forms at the center of a controversy involving Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, who was jailed after refusing … Continue reading A Christmas gift for Kim Davis in Kentucky

ACLU vs. Religious Liberty in Louisiana

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – Like all other schools across the state and across the nation, Walnut Hill Elementary/Middle School in Shreveport is gearing up for rigorous state testing this month.  The new tests that students will now have to take are Common Core based and extremely tough and schools across the parish have been drilling, … Continue reading ACLU vs. Religious Liberty in Louisiana

6 Reasons Why Refusing To Fund Obamacare Is A Good Strategy

Senators Lee, Cruz and Rubio have gotten a lot of attention recently with their assertion that this is the last chance to rid the world of Obamacare. In the upcoming debt negotiations, they are offering a strategy to refuse to fund Obamacare, even if that means shutting down the government.  Now, no one wants the government to shut down, but … Continue reading 6 Reasons Why Refusing To Fund Obamacare Is A Good Strategy

Our Children’s Burden

My sister had a baby last week and so our family has been focused on a new little newborn.  This has led me to ponder what the future will be like for this little child. One story that hit the news last week was the high school graduation ceremony where the valedictorian read the Lord's Prayer … Continue reading Our Children’s Burden

Assault On Freedoms: A Week In Review

This week has been a difficult one for religious freedom and liberty. Freedoms have taken a beating from all sides of the country. The week against liberty started off with MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Parry saying that our kids "belonged" to the community. (A funny reply on Facebook had a picture of Sarah Palin with the … Continue reading Assault On Freedoms: A Week In Review