Religious Freedom being threatened in America

Catholics are winding down their Fortnight of Freedom, which will conclude on July 4th with the celebration of our Independence and Liberty. We are praying for our Constitutional freedoms, especially Religious Freedom. In a previous post, I stated that Religious Freedom is a fundamental right guaranteed by the First Amendment to the Constitution, which declares, “Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” The government is prohibiting the free exercise of religion with...

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Supreme Court dodges affirmative action decision!

The U.S. Supreme Court dodged the issue of admissions based on affirmative action at the University of Texas in Austin, which allows discrimination in at least 25% of its openings by giving preference to students based on their race, ethnicity and other nonacademic standards in the name of increasing diversity . Excerpt: The high court ordered the appeals court to take another look at the case of Abigail Fisher, a white Texan who was not offered a spot at the university’s flagship Austin campus in 2008. Fisher has since received her...

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Teacher violates student’s rights of free speech and religion

It’s not as if Detroit doesn’t have enough problems, now the president of the Howell Education Association, Jay McDowell, a progressive economics teacher, kicked a student out of class after the teen made a comment against homosexuality during the high school anti-bullying day. The student simply said that being gay was against his beliefs and the teaching of his religion and he could not condone the behavior. The teacher said his speech was a form of bullying and asked the student to leave the classroom or face suspension....

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DOJ continues its assault on American’s First Amendment rights

Today’s Human Events reports that the Department of Justice continues their assault on the First Amendment rights of American citizens, this time an individual’s right of Freedom of Speech versus the DOJ’s previous assaults on the Freedom of the Press consisting of threats and intimidation of AP and Fox investigative reporters. This stuff could have been taken directly from George Orwell’s novel, “1984” in which Newspeak and thought control were prevalent in Big Brother’s Inner Party, in which a...

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Phrase “illegal immigrant” banished by Associated Press

It was noted in the April 3, 2013 Patriot Post that the Associated Press is banishing the phrase “illegal immigrant” from its famous stylebook, because the AP explains that it wants to stop labeling people. Really? Excerpt from columnist Michelle Malkin: “This is the same organization that employs journalists who have repeatedly shown naked bias against tea party members, gun owners and pro-life activists. I propose that we banish the term ‘journalist’ when referring to members of mainstream news organizations...

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Unwed couples get military benefits – but only if they’re gay

First, it was don’t ask, don’t tell, then women in combat and now outgoing Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has directed that military benefits formerly reserved for married couples be extended to unmarried couples, at taxpayer expense, but only if they are same sex couples – heterosexual unmarried couples need not apply. The memorandum continues: “At the direction of the President, the Department has conducted a careful and deliberative review of the benefits currently provided to the families of Service members. We have...

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