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Not Just a Religious Thing: Why Nonbelievers Should Oppose the “Contraceptive Mandate”

Not Just a Religious Thing: Why Nonbelievers Should Oppose the “Contraceptive Mandate”

February 21, 2013 at 9:00 am 15 comments

by Evan Bernick  Why should anyone who doesn’t have a religious objection to the Affordable Care Act’s “contraceptive mandate” care about it one way or the other? As a legal fellow with the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, I’ve spent the last few months defending religious employers against the government’s efforts to impose […]

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A State of the Union Response: The War on Poverty versus the War on Liberty

A State of the Union Response: The War on Poverty versus the War on Liberty

February 13, 2013 at 12:50 am 0 comments

by Brandon James Smith  Conservatism is fundamentally and unyieldingly at war with poverty and disorder. At its core, conservatism seeks not just to alleviate these social problems, but to wage an aggressive war against them. President Obama, in his State of the Union address, has instead declared a war on liberty, […]

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Judicial Nominations as We Face Two Milestones

Judicial Nominations as We Face Two Milestones

January 24, 2013 at 8:30 am 0 comments

by Frank Scaturro The presidential election of 2012 passed, as most others have, with little focus by voters on the issue of judicial nominations. Yet there are few other issues nowadays on which a president’s decisions can be so impactful.  The life-tenured judges he appoints continue to impact the country […]

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No Time for Despair

No Time for Despair

November 8, 2012 at 11:05 pm 3 comments

by Brandon James Smith In the wake of a devastating loss, political activists and volunteers on the right have begun to despair.  Though I am immensely disappointed about the results and how they presage a dim future, I do not have the luxury of despair.  A generation of Americans will […]

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On Cuss Words, Character and Confucius

On Cuss Words, Character and Confucius

November 6, 2012 at 9:15 am 0 comments

by Piero Tozzi One tires of the tawdriness of it all.  The obsessions of Lena Dunham and Sandra Fluke, the profanity-laced tirades of Samuel L. Jackson and the alleged nonagenarian of Michael Moore’s devising.  Indeed, the vulgarisms spouted by the current occupant of the Oval Office himself. I have had […]

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Contradictory Positions on First Amendment Freedoms

Contradictory Positions on First Amendment Freedoms

October 9, 2012 at 8:45 am 0 comments

by Prof. Patrick Garry There are two consistent truths about First Amendment speech and religion freedoms: first, there is always someone or some group in favor of them, while at the same time someone or some group opposed to them; and second, there is often little consistency from case to […]

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The HHS Mandate’s Other Victims – The Needy

The HHS Mandate’s Other Victims – The Needy

September 20, 2012 at 9:00 am 1 comment

by Casey Mattox The Obama Administration’s mandate that religious employers provide contraception, abortifacients and sterilization for their employees is a monumental attack on religious liberty: never before has our government chosen to force American citizens to violate their consciences so directly. Yet while Alliance Defending Freedom successfully makes the case […]

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