Posts Tagged ‘ Constitution ’

The Islam Clash In America

Apr 18th, 2017 | By

The arrest and charge of an Indian woman, Jumana Fakhruddin Nagarwala, for performing female genital mutilation on two young girls in Michigan, brings front and center the question of whether certain religions are compatible with America’s Constitution. Certain religions – ha. Let’s not dance around the room here. Islam, at least when it’s practiced –

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June 15, 2015: 800th Anniversary Of British ‘Magna Carta’

Jun 15th, 2015 | By

The Magna Carta was a key document in establishing the basis for self-government, a written Constitution and the rule of law over the King’s edicts in England and later in America.

Senator Lankford: Change Citizenship Language To Reflect Freedom Of Religion

Jun 9th, 2015 | By
Even as the Obama administration calls on nations to secure religious freedoms globally, advocates say the effort would get a boost with more action and leadership from the United States itself. Read more: Follow us: @washtimes on Twitter

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) urged the Department of Homeland Security to change all United States Citizenship and Immigration Services naturalization and citizenship materials to reflect our First Amendment right of the free exercise of religion, instead of simply the “freedom of worship.” Currently, the naturalization test civics questions only reflect “freedom of worship.”

HALLELUJAH! TEXAS Senate Passes Anti-Sharia Bill

May 27th, 2015 | By

The Texas Senate last night [May 23] passed and sent to Governor Greg Abbott a measure that would prevent any ‘international/sharia law’ from being used in Texas civil courts, a bill that Muslim detractors and some of their far left allies say is ‘Islamophobic.’

Bobby Jindal Begins Running Religious Freedom Ads In Iowa

May 19th, 2015 | By

We are at a cross roads in American history. We must ask ourselves if we are going to stand up for the First Amendment, or forever lose our freedoms of conscience and faith. I am confident that the American people will fight to protect all of their constitutionally guaranteed rights.

Here It Comes: Sharia Law Court In Texas

Feb 2nd, 2015 | By

Conservatives who are well-informed about the nature of Islam and Sharia law have been warning for years that Muslims would eventually set up Sharia courts in America. It’s now happening in Texas – and it will spread throughout the 50 states. Muslims want Sharia courts because they are working to set up a Caliphate in America where everyone will eventually be under Sharia.

Congressman Forbes Recounts 2014 Battles For Family & Religious Liberty

Jan 15th, 2015 | By

This year, I was able to lead Members of the Congressional Prayer Caucus in successfully working with the Air Force to strengthen religious protections for Airmen by actively advocating for a change in Air Force regulations governing religious expression.

Senator-Elect James Lankford Gives Religious Freedom Address For GOP

Dec 26th, 2014 | By

“Americans honor and respect each other’s faith, and we honor those that choose to have no faith. Under our freedom, no one is silenced because of their religious belief. For the millions of Americans, like my family, who believe that there is a creator God who can be known personally, Christmas is a celebration of Jesus’ offer of love and forgiveness for all people.”

Ninth Circuit Court Denies Rehearing Of American Flag Case

Sep 18th, 2014 | By

On September 17, 2014, the Ninth Circuit denied a petition for rehearing by the full court (en banc) of a decision upholding a school district’s ban on the wearing of American flag shirts on a California high school campus in 2010 during Cinco de Mayo (May 5th)—a Mexican holiday.  The school district claimed that it was concerned that the speech—the wearing of the flag shirts—would cause the Mexican students to engage in disruptive behavior in response to the speech.

Rutherford Institute Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Prohibit Navy’s Practice of Discriminating Against Evangelical Navy Chaplains As Unconstitutional

Jun 5th, 2014 | By

Coming at the end of a decade-long fight to achieve equality in the treatment of Navy Chaplains, attorneys for The Rutherford Institute have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare unconstitutional the U.S. Navy’s practice of discriminating against evangelical chaplains within its Chaplain corps.