Washington, D.C, – The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), focusing on constitutional law, said it is representing nearly 20 Tea Party organizations nationwide against what appears to be a coordinated attempt by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to intimidate and silence these organizations in this election year. The ACLJ says IRS information demands sent to Tea Party groups include probing questions that violate the free speech and freedom of association Continue reading
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Obama administration made another attempt at placating the millions of Americans who have moral and religious objections to being forced to cover or pay for contraceptive services. This mandate, issued in August, includes drugs that work after conception to destroy life rather than prevent it. The January 20th decision to grant a one year delay and add a referral requirement showed that the administration had no intention of providing conscience protections but wanted to defuse the political problem.
By Alan Sexton, Green Mountain Scribes
Fresh on the heels of taking a bold personal stand in deciding to not attend a White House function hosted by Barack Obama (read article here), the NHL’s Boston Bruins’ stellar goal tender Tim Thomas has taken yet another bold stand for liberty, addressing Obama’s current assault on religious liberty with this posting on Continue reading
By Alan Sexton, Green Mountain Scribes
Below is the full text of a statement:issued Friday and signed by over three dozen religious scholars and leaders calling President Barack Obama’s “accommodations” announced earlier Friday on contraceptive/abortifacient mandate “unacceptable”.
Additionally, late Friday the United States Conference of Catholic Continue reading
Permit in Hand, Conservatives to Share Freedom Plaza with Occupy D.C. for the Next Five Weeks
Washington, D.C.– Conservative activists are planning to “take back the park” on Monday, February 13th when they will hold a rally that kicks off five weeks of noontime events in the eastern section of Washington, D.C.’s Freedom Plaza. The rest of the park’s space is home to an Occupy D.C. encampment. Continue reading
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Citing a violation of First Amendment Rights, the Georgia State Supreme Court this week struck the state’s 1994 law which classified as a felony anyone who “publicly advertises, offers or holds himself out as offering that he or she will intentionally and actively assist another person in the commission of suicide and commits any overt act to further that Continue reading
Catholic League president Bill Donohue today offered the following comments on the Obama administration’s healthcare plan that effectively mandates that Catholic organizations provide coverage for abortion-inducing drugs, contraception and sterilization:
“The Obama administration has made three strategic errors: 1) this issue is first and foremost not about contraception—it is about religious liberty 2) by mandating that Catholic Continue reading
Shawano, WI – Liberty Counsel is representing the Wegner family after school officials at Shawano High School censored and punished Brandon Wegner, a 15-year-old, for writing an op-ed article explaining the Biblical view of homosexuality and supporting natural mother-father adoption. Liberty Counsel sent a letter to the school demanding it apologize for its unconstitutional and irrational censorship and humiliation of Brandon.
Child care providers fight against Governor Dayton’s dictate that pushes childcare business owners into union
Minneapolis, MN– A group of home-based child care providers have filed a federal lawsuit challenging Governor Mark Dayton’s recent executive order designed to forcibly unionize the state’s providers.
Jennifer Parrish from Rochester filed the suit Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Continue reading