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An Uncompromising Approach to Religious Liberty & Christian Life

February 2, 2016

Uncompromising integrity and intelligence are both needed as Christians move into the future in a world increasingly hostile to religious liberty.

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Possibilities for Legislative Checks on the Power of the Courts

December 2, 2015

It is crucial to understand that same-sex marriage cannot be allowed to become deeply embedded in law … We should “put something on the table” for restoring marriage again.

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How Moral Relativism Became Ascendant in Constitutional Law

November 20, 2015

Reason, rather than a dogmatic commitment to humanly constructed “rights,” is necessary for the proper ordering of society.

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The Berlin Wall and the Hunger for Freedom: Then and Now

November 9, 2014

We should follow in the footsteps of Eastern Europeans, or someday there will be a memorial to America: “We just didn’t want Freedom enough.”

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Film Warns of Secularism’s Religious Repression

August 16, 2014

“There is a window of opportunity to fight” for American religious freedom, scholar Eric Metaxas warns in the upcoming documentary One Generation Away: The Erosion of Religious Liberty.

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Lost in Translation: Film Misapplies MLK to Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

July 15, 2014

Do Palestinians have a “modern-day civil rights movement” with a “very, very clear” relationship to America’s civil rights past?

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It Was a Mighty Fourth

July 7, 2014

July 4 means life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, not death, entitlement, and vice.

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Our Faith and Our Nation

July 4, 2014

Despite the many blessings on our own land, Christians in America are understandably in a funk and sometimes ambivalent about their civic responsibilities.

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Something Rotten? The State of Religious Freedom in Denmark

June 18, 2014

Is something rotten in the state of Denmark with regards to same-sex marriage and religious liberty?

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Rejecting FDR’s D-Day Prayer

June 6, 2014

Opposing FDR’s prayer at the WWII Memorial, if not outright misanthropic, is supercilious.

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Meriam’s Release (When It Happens) . . .

June 6, 2014

We now know, of course, that this one of the Khartoum regime’s usual games. Meriam is still in prison, under a death sentence for apostasy and an even more imminent flogging sentence for adultery.

Some of the heroes of Tiananmen Square, members of the 21 Most Wanted by the People's Republic of China, testify at a hearing by the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Human Rights. (Photo credit: Initiatives for China)

Remembering Tienanmen Square

June 4, 2014

In the wake of the dream of freedom for China crushed by Communist tanks at Tienanmen Square, many of the original heroes of the movement have embraced the freedom found in a relationship with Jesus Christ. The fusion of the pro-democracy movement and the Chinese Church is proving to be shaking up China as never before!