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    Sorry... First Amendment.... time to go to war.

    Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.


    The First Amendment of the United States Constitution protects the right to freedom of religion and freedom of expression from government interference. See U.S. Const. amend. I. Freedom of expression consists of the rights to freedom of speech, press, assembly and to petition the government for a redress of grievances, and the implied rights of association and belief. The Supreme Court interprets the extent of the protection afforded to these rights. The First Amendment has been interpreted by the Court as applying to the entire federal government even though it is only expressly applicable to Congress. Furthermore, the Court has interpreted, the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment as protecting the rights in the First Amendment from interference by state governments. See U.S. Const. amend. XIV.


    Two clauses in the First Amendment guarantee freedom of religion. The establishment clause prohibits the government from passing legislation to establish an official religion or preferring one religion over another. It enforces the "separation of church and state." Some governmental activity related to religion has been declared constitutional by the Supreme Court. For example, providing bus transportation for parochial school students and the enforcement of "blue laws" is not prohibited. The free exercise clause prohibits the government, in most instances, from interfering with a person's practice of their religion.


    The most basic component of freedom of expression is the right of freedom of speech. The right to freedom of speech allows individuals to express themselves without interference or constraint by the government. The Supreme Court requires the government to provide substantial justification for the interference with the right of free speech where it attempts to regulate the content of the speech. A less stringent test is applied for content-neutral legislation. The Supreme Court has also recognized that the government may prohibit some speech that may cause a breach of the peace or cause violence. For more on unprotected and less protected categories of speech see advocacy of illegal action, fighting words, commercial speech and obscenity. The right to free speech includes other mediums of expression that communicate a message. The level of protection speech receives also depends on the forum in which it takes place.



    Despite popular misunderstanding the right to freedom of the press guaranteed by the first amendment is not very different from the right to freedom of speech. It allows an individual to express themselves through publication and dissemination. It is part of the constitutional protection of freedom of expression. It does not afford members of the media any special rights or privileges not afforded to citizens in general.


    The right to assemble allows people to gather for peaceful and lawful purposes. Implicit within this right is the right to association and belief. The Supreme Court has expressly recognized that a right to freedom of association and belief is implicit in the First, Fifth, and Fourteenth Amendments. This implicit right is limited to the right to associate for First Amendment purposes. It does not include a right of social association. The government may prohibit people from knowingly associating in groups that engage and promote illegal activities. The right to associate also prohibits the government from requiring a group to register or disclose its members or from denying government benefits on the basis of an individual's current or past membership in a particular group. There are exceptions to this rule where the Court finds that governmental interests in disclosure/registration outweigh interference with first amendment rights. The government may also, generally, not compel individuals to express themselves, hold certain beliefs, or belong to particular associations or groups.


    The right to petition the government for a redress of grievances guarantees people the right to ask the government to provide relief for a wrong through the courts (litigation) or other governmental action. It works with the right of assembly by allowing people to join together and seek change from the government.
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    Societal mores and constitutional liberties are unraveling at an alarming and increasing rate. This is very much expected. It's fairly obvious at this point what many of the nation's leaders are heading for - complete control of the populace.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MinutemanCO View Post
    Societal mores and constitutional liberties are unraveling at an alarming and increasing rate. This is very much expected. It's fairly obvious at this point what many of the nation's leaders are heading for - complete control of the populace.
    When these things unravel our enemies in America need not rejoice, they serve to protect these hothouse flower leftists, degenerates, and sub-human urban scum more than us. We are the ones who feed them, transport their goods, get water and other utilities to them, and we are smarter and better armed than they are too.
    "God's an old hand at miracles, he brings us from nonexistence to life. And surely he will resurrect all human flesh on the last day in the twinkling of an eye. But who can comprehend this? For God is this: he creates the new and renews the old. Glory be to him in all things!" Archpriest Avvakum

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    Listen...

    the "enemies in America" should be quaking in their boots. When a government of ANY sort, whether it be a country, or local, starts demanding sermons from preachers in America, there is a PROBLEM.

    Not just for the preachers, but for EVERYONE on both sides of the equation.
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    When should Christians abandon America?



    Is it time for Christians to throw up their hands and give up on America?

    As the nation drifts further and further from its historic and authentic Christian roots, what should the position of believers be?

    As one intriguing letter I received recently suggested: “Our allegiance is misplaced in America, is it not? Our effort to reform, redeem and save America is misplaced, is it not? Is it not necessary that America decline and fall so that God’s Kingdom can be established? So what are Christians to do?”

    Are we to retain allegiance in “Obamerica” or the ObamaNation, as Jerome Corsi’s No. 1 New York Times bestseller called it somewhat prophetically back in 2008?

    He cited, among other developments, the unbiblical, anti-God capitulation to “same-sex marriage,” which I will continue to place in quotes because it is an oxymoron.

    He suggested that we should disobey illegal or immoral executive and judicial orders, “but let us do so silently.”

    I don’t believe that is entirely scriptural thinking.

    Peter and Paul gave their reasons for not obeying the edicts of men in a peaceful way when they conflicted with God’s commandments. That’s the example for us to follow as America moves toward judgment and the wrath of God.

    Nations will ultimately be judged when the King returns according to how they treated the brethren – Israel.

    I do agree with the correspondent that America is under judgment. But that judgment is not complete. I believe followers of Jesus should prepare for the worst but follow the prescription He gives to believers for times such as this.

    As I have written many times before, I believe II Chronicles 7:14 applies to us today – even right here in America.

    Solomon had just dedicated the Temple to God, who was speaking to Him clearly. While God was pleased with the Temple, he gave instructions to Solomon as to what His people should do when they begin to see evidence of God’s judgment on the land: “If I shut up heaven that there be no rain, or if I command the locusts to devour the land, or if I send pestilence among my people;” he said before giving His well-known prescription for how to renew God’s favor.

    “If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land,” God said.

    The way we are instructed to “reform” our nation is for believers to follow that instruction: His people, who are called by His name (not the heathen), need to humble themselves and pray and seek His face and turn from our wicked ways. If we do that, I believe the promise that follows will be answered: he will hear our prayers, forgive our sin and heal our land.

    I’ve said and written many times over recent years that I don’t think we will find national salvation and healing through politics. I gave up on that idea a long time ago.

    But, we are not instructed to just wait on the King to address every need. We’re instructed to worship Him and pray fervently and in humility. Most of all, believers are told to turn from their sinful ways, rather than merely point out the cinders in the eyes of their neighbors. That’s what His people are instructed to do.

    We are specifically told not to simply wait on the coming King to straighten out the mess. Nor are we to wait on the rapture.

    If His people, in America, were to follow the II Chronicles 7:14 prescription, amazing things could still happen, even though we are already under judgment. That’s what God clearly told Solomon, and, if we are truly adopted into that covenant through the blood of Jesus, which I know we are, it follows that it’s never too late for this kind of revival.

    But God’s waiting for His people to respond.


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    While following II Chronicles 7:14 is always good counsel for believers, unfortunately the US has no guaranty from God that He will heal our land. When reviewed in biblical context, one notes rather rapidly that II Chronicles 7:14 was meant for His people and the land of Israel. To transpose the promise to one of contemporary results would be a misapplication of scripture.

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    Gay Group Demands Christian Churches Be SHUT DOWN for Opposing Same-Sex Marriage

    By Top Right News on April 2, 2015 in Homosexual Agenda


    LGBT activist Artery. Freedom for “everyone” – except Christians, of course.

    by Jason DeWitt | Top Right News

    It has begun. LGBT “activists” have gone full fascist since the passage of Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).

    Now — right before the holiest days in the Christian calendar — one gay group is attacking Churches who dare to believe that homosexuality is wrong.

    The largest gay group in one Western state is demanding that Churches who follow the Bible be shut down by the government.

    Jeran Artery, the chairman of Wyoming Equality posted that stunning statement to his Facebook page. When Christians reacted with outrage, the cowardly Artery deleted it. No apology, just hoping it would go down the memory hole. No such luck.

    The folks at Conservative Colorado got a screen shot of the post before Artery deleted it.

    Today, in a stunning statement, Jeran Artery, Chairman of Wyoming Equality argued that churches who do not support same sex marriage should lose their tax exempt status.

    Churches that lobby to have freedoms and rights taken away from ANYONE should absolutely have their 501(c)3 status revoked!!”

    Talk about tolerance, freedom of speech, and religious freedom. Disagree with Artery’s views of same sex marriage and your church will be shut down.
    Gone are the days of pluralism. This is what tyranny looks like.



    This should come as no surprise, as it reflects the vile militancy the LGBT movement is known for. Just as they unleashed threats of violence and arson against a tiny pizzeria in Indiana when they dared to express a very mild opinion against gay marriage, so they want to punish Christians who dare to preach, well, Christianity.

    Revocation of exempt status is a financial death penalty for most churches, as an estimated 85% of them barely break even or operate at a loss, with most of their efforts geared toward helping the needy. It makes perfect sense that a far-left gay group would advocate this, as it is how Obama used IRS official Lois Lerner to silence conservative groups.

    But notice who he did not mention: mosques. Gays never criticize Islam, even though it is only Muslims who are hanging gays from cranes and throwing them from buildings every single week.

    Get ready. With weak-knees like Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) already backing down, you can expect the pink mafia to step up their aggressive action against Christians who dare to exercise their 1st Amendment rights.

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    Freedom means FREEDOM for everyone. Including churches you dicks.
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    This will happen at some point in the not-too-distant future. They are testing the waters and making horrific progress. What was once considered good in our semi-moral society has now been designated as bad. Take notice, Christians will eventually be jailed or worse for doing nothing more than espousing biblical truth. It ain't that far away.

    Floyd Corkins, the homosexual who was going to kill as many Christians as possible at the Family Research Council and smear Chik fil-a sandwiches on their faces, is no longer an aberration in the LGBT community.
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    Its time for Christians to wake up.
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    This isn't just America being assaulted..

    Italian police: Muslim migrants threw Christians overboard

    By Hada Messia and Livia Borghese, CNN
    Updated 12:57 PM ET, Thu April 16, 2015




    Rome (CNN)Muslims who were among migrants trying to get from Libya to Italy in a boat this week threw 12 fellow passengers overboard -- killing them -- because the 12 were Christians, Italian police said Thursday.

    Italian authorities have arrested 15 people on suspicion of murdering the Christians at sea, police in Palermo, Sicily, said.
    The original group of 105 people left Libya on Tuesday in a rubber boat. Sometime during the trip north across the Mediterranean Sea, the alleged assailants -- Muslims from the Ivory Coast, Mali and Senegal -- threw the 12 overboard, police said.
    The boat was intercepted by an Italian navy vessel, which transferred the passengers to a Panamanian-flagged ship. That ship docked in Palermo on Wednesday, after which the arrests were made, police said.
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    Italian police arrest migrants alleged to have thrown Christians overboard

    Police have 48 hours to validate arrests of 15 people over alleged Muslim attack on Nigerian and Ghanian Christians on board boat that left Libya on Tuesday





    An italian tugboat carrying immigrants arrives at Messina in Sicily on Wednesday. Photograph: Giovanni Isolino/AFP/Getty Images
    Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Rome and agencies










    Police in Sicily have arrested 15 people for allegedly throwing 12 migrants overboard during what appeared to be a Muslim assault against Christians on the high seas amid Italy’s migration crisis.

    Palermo police said in a statement on Thursday that they learned of the incident while interviewing tearful survivors from Nigeria and Ghana who arrived in Palermo on Wednesday morning after being rescued at sea.
    The survivors said they had boarded a rubber boat with 105 passengers aboard on Tuesday on the Libyan coast. During the crossing, the migrants from Nigeria and Ghana, believed to be Christians, were allegedly threatened with being abandoned at sea by some 15 other passengers from Ivory Coast, Senegal, Mali and Guinea-Bissau.
    The statement said the motive was that the victims “professed the Christian faith while the aggressors were Muslim,” the Associated Press reported.



    Maurizio Scalia, the prosecutor in the case, will have another 48 hours to validate the arrests.
    Asked about the reports of religious prejudice having played a role in the deaths, one expert who has worked in the field for eight years said he had never heard of such an incident in the past, even though most migrant boats usually carry people from different religious backgrounds and nationalities.
    Flavio di Giacomo of the International Organisation for Migration, said fights on migrant boats have occurred in the past – with some including people being killed – but were exceedingly rare and were sometimes the result of a “battle for survival”.
    Last July, he said, a fight broke out between passengers on a migrant ship, some of whom were in the hull of the boat and wanted to get on deck. Passengers above deck did not want to disturb the equilibrium of the boat and a fight ensued, with “some victims”.
    There are differences in how certain nationalities are treated by smugglers, Di Giacomo said. He noted that Libyan smugglers often viewed sub-Saharan Africans as “less valuable” than other passengers and they were often forced into the hulls of boats making the trip to Italy from Libya.
    “That’s the most dangerous part of the boat,” he said. Syrians were, however, allowed spots on the deck and could purchase lifejackets, a luxury that was not always offered to sub-Saharan Africans.
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    Right in my backyard...



    At a public school no less! What happened to vaunted "separation of church and state"?


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    A student-led event an Ohio high school in which students would wear hijabs for a day has been cancelled after news of the event outraged parents.

    Mason High School Principal Mindy McCarty-Stewart apologized and announced the April 23 “Covered Girl Challenge” would no longer take place, The Cincinnati Enquirer reported Friday.

    The backlash began when anti-extremist website JihadWatch.org posted an email from school officials earlier in the week that seemingly backed the Muslim Student Association’s event, which the email said was intended to celebrate diversity, the newspaper reported.

    “When is a Cross-Wearer’s Challenge day at Mason High? When is a Yarmulke Wearer’s Challenge day at Mason High? Or is it only Islam that gets this treatment?” said Robert Spencer, director of JihadWatch.org, The Blaze reported.

    Ms. McCarty-Stewart said the email, which was sent to parents, shouldn’t have been sent by the school since it was a non-sanctioned event.

    “This communication should not have come from our Student Activities Department because this was a student-led initiative, rather than a school-sponsored activity,” the principal said in an statement, the newspaper reported. “We will put procedures into place in the future that ensure that any communication from a school email is for a school-sponsored event, and not merely supported by a student-run group.”

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    Marine court-martialed for refusing to remove Bible verse "No weapon formed against me shall prosper"

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    A United States Marine was convicted at a court-martial for refusing to remove a Bible verse on her computer – a verse of Scripture the military determined “could easily be seen as contrary to good order and discipline.”

    The plight of Lance Corporal Monifa Sterling seems unbelievable – a member of the Armed Forces criminally prosecuted for displaying a slightly altered passage of Scripture from the Old Testament: “No weapon formed against me shall prosper.”

    Sterling, who represented herself at trial, was convicted February 1, 2014 in a court-martial at Camp Lejune, North Carolina after she refused to obey orders from a staff sergeant to remove the Bible verses from her desk.

    She was found guilty of failing to go to her appointed place of duty, disrespect toward a superior commissioned officer, and four specifications of disobeying the lawful order of a noncommissioned officer.


    As it now stands – Sterling is unemployed and looking for work. It’s a process made harder because of the bad conduct discharge from the military. Hopefully Liberty Institute will be able to restore this Christian Marine’s good name and expunge the charge.
    The Christian Marine was given a bad conduct discharge and a reduction in rank from lance corporal to private.
    Both lower court and the appellate court ruled that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act did not apply to her case because displaying a Bible verse does not constitute religious exercise.

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    However, a religious liberty law firm and a high-powered, former U.S. solicitor general have taken up her case and have filed an appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces.

    “If the government can order a Marine not to display a Bible verse, they could try and order her not to get a religious tattoo, or go to church on Sunday,” said Liberty Institute attorney Michael Berry. “Restricting a Marine’s free exercise of religion is blatantly unconstitutional.”

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    Sterling wised up and finally got legal counsel. Now representing her are the Liberty Institute along with former U.S. Solicitor General Paul Clement, also a law professor at Georgetown University.

    Clement most recently won a Supreme Court victory on behalf of Hobby Lobby against the Affordable Care Act.

    Liberty Institute and Clement plan to argue that the appellate court should have applied the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Sterling’s case – protecting her right to post Bible verses as a form of religious exercise.

    According to the appellate court’s decision, they were not convinced “that displaying religious text at a shared government workstation would be protected even in a civilian federal workplace.”

    They also considered the fact that Sterling’s desk was shared by other Marines.

    “The implication is clear – the junior Marine sharing the desk and the other Marines coming to the desk for assistance would be exposed to biblical quotations in the military workplace,” the court declared. “It is not hard to imagine the divisive impact to good order and discipline that may result when a service member is compelled to work at a government desk festooned with religious quotations.”

    Festooned with religious quotations?

    Attorney Berry points out that other Marines were allowed to decorate their desks. However, the lower courts refused to allow that evidence to be admitted. And at the time of the incident – Sterling was not sharing a desk.

    “This was a conflict between her and her supervisor,” he told me. “Her supervisor clearly said she did not like the tone of the Bible verses.”

    Berry said the supervisor cursed at Sterling and ordered her to immediately remove the verses. She refused the order. The following day, she discovered the verses had been removed and thrown in the trash.

    “Adding insult to injury, the government charged her with the crime of failing to obey a direct order because she did not remove the Bible verse,” Berry said.

    According to court documents, the military maintains the “verbiage” – “No weapon formed against me shall prosper” could “easily been seen as contrary to good order and discipline.”

    “Maintaining discipline and morale in the military work center could very well require that the work center remain relatively free of divisive or contentious issues such as personal beliefs, religion, politics, etc.”

    Liberty Institute attorney Hiram Sasser told me it was outrageous “that such a small strip of paper could so frighten a drill sergeant.”

    “This is a very scary time when you are not allowed to have a very small printed Bible verse in your own personal workspace because it might offend other Marines,” Sasser told me. “Our Marines are trained to deal with some of the most hostile people on the planet. I don’t think they are afraid of tiny words on a tiny piece of paper.”

    The Bible verse incident happened in May 2013. A few months later she was accused of failing to wear an appropriate uniform because of a medical condition.

    Berry told me he believes the military was trumping up the charge sheet “to make it look that things were worse than they were.”

    As it now stands – Sterling is unemployed and looking for work. It’s a process made harder because of the bad conduct discharge from the military.

    Hopefully Liberty Institute will be able to restore this Christian Marine’s good name and expunge the charge.

    Anything less could jeopardize the standing of every person of faith serving in the Armed Forces. Should that happen – God help us all.

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    I just saw this a little bit ago.

    Simply ridiculous.

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    The day Christians were martyred on American soil

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    Life or death was determined by the answer to a single question: are you a Christian?

    That was the question asked by an anti-Christian gunman who stormed into a classroom at Oregon’s Umpqua Community College.

    Eyewitnesses say the shooter targeted Christians.Kortney Moore was inside the classroom. She told the Roseburg News-Review that the shooter ordered students to get on the ground -- and then told them to stand up and state their religion.

    “And they would stand up and he said, ‘Good, because you’re a Christian, you’re going to see God in just about one second,” Stacy Boylan said in a televised report. “And then he shot and killed them.”

    His 18-year-old daughter was struck in the back by a bullet – that traveled down her spine. She survived. Miss Moore, too, survived.
    Davis Jaques, publisher of the Roseburg Beacon News, said he received a text message from a student who said she was inside the classroom.

    “The shooter was lining people up and asking if they were Christians,” the message read. “If they said yes, then they were shot in the head. If they said no or didn’t answer, they were shot in the leg.”

    Christians were martyred for their faith -- on American soil -- a fact mostly ignored by most of the Mainstream Media and the White House.
    The New York Times only mentioned that the gunman inquired about people’s “religions” and one cable television news channel opined that the shooter’s motive was unclear.

    President Obama’s behavior in the aftermath of the massacre was quite frankly unpresidential. Instead of calling for religious tolerance -- he delivered an unhinged tirade on gun control.

    “Somebody somewhere will comment and say Obama politicized this issue,” the president said. “Well, this is something we should politicize.”

    But I reckon it’s politically incorrect to address the persecution of Christians.

    That could explain why the White House has expressed less than passionate outrage over the near-genocide of Christians in the Middle East. And that could also explain why his administration has failed to secure the release of an American pastor being tortured in an Iranian jail.

    These days “lambs being led to the slaughter” is not exactly a politically correct narrative.

    Franklin Graham eloquently memorialized the fallen on his Facebook page and reminded us that Christians are being persecuted around the world.

    “The bold souls at Umpqua Community College who stood up to say they were followers of Jesus Christ were heinously gunned down with no mercy,” Graham wrote. “Jesus said, ‘If they hate you, remember they hated me before they hated you.’”

    I cannot even begin to imagine the courage it took for our fellow believers to take a stand -- knowing that to do so -- would require the ultimate sacrifice.

    But their families can take comfort in knowing that after they took their last breath on Earth, they took their first breath in Heaven.

    Todd Starnes is host of Fox News & Commentary, heard on hundreds of radio stations. His latest book is "God Less America: Real Stories From the Front Lines of the Attack on Traditional Values." Follow Todd on Twitter@ToddStarnes and find him on Facebook.

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    NASA Bans The Word 'Jesus'

    February 8, 2016

    The name of Jesus is not welcome in the Johnson Space Center newsletter, according to a complaint filed on behalf of a group of Christians who work for NASA.

    The JSC Praise & Worship Club was directed by NASA attorneys to refrain from using the name ‘Jesus’ in club announcements that appeared in a Space Center newsletter.

    “It was shocking to all of us and very frustrating,” NASA engineer Sophia Smith told me. “NASA has a long history of respecting religious speech. Why wouldn’t they allow us to put the name Jesus in the announcement about our club?”

    Liberty Institute, one of the nation’s largest religious liberty law firms, threatened to file a federal lawsuit unless NASA apologizes and stops censoring the name ‘Jesus’.

    The JSC Today newsletter is distributed electronically and includes a number of Space Center events – from salsa dancing lessons to soccer camp.

    NASA issued a statement late Monday – that did not refute Liberty Institute’s charge.

    “NASA does not prohibit the use of any specific religious names in employee newsletters or other internal communications. The agency allows a host of employee-led civic, professional, religious and other organizations to meet on NASA property on employee’s own time. Consistent with federal law, NASA attempts to balance employee’s rights to freely exercise religious beliefs with its obligation to ensure there is no government endorsement of religion. We believe in and encourage open and diverse dialogue among our employees and across the agency.”

    Since 2001, employees had gathered during their lunch hour to pray and sing and read the Bible. There had been no censorship issues until last year.

    Liberty Institute attorney Jeremy Dys told me the club had placed an announcement in the Space Center’s newsletter – announcing the theme of their meeting, “Jesus is our life.”

    Following is the complete posting that appeared in the May 28, 2015 edition of JSC Today:

    Join with the praise and worship band “Allied with the Lord” for a refreshing set of spring praise and worship songs on Thursday, June 4, from 11:15 a.m. to noon in Building 57, Room 106. (The theme for this session will be “Jesus is our life!”) Prayer partners will be available for anyone who has need. All JSC civil servants and contractors are welcome.


    “Soon after that, the legal department called the organizers and told them they could not use the name Jesus in their announcements,” Dys told me. “They said, no Jesus.”

    The club’s leadership was told that “NASA would be censoring all future club announcements that featured the name, ‘Jesus’,” Liberty Institute alleged in its complaint letter.

    NASA’s legal department explained that including the name ‘Jesus’ within the club’s announcement made that announcement “sectarian” or “denominational.”

    They also alleged such announcements would cause NASA to violate the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.

    Dys said the club organizers offered to provide a disclaimer, notifying readers that the announcement was private speech and was not endorsed by NASA or any other government agency. However, that offer was rejected as “insufficient.”

    “The club members knew right away that NASA was censoring them and they were not comfortable with that,” Dys told me.

    And so began a long process to resolve the matter.

    “The bottom line is that NASA should not be censoring this club just because they use the name ‘Jesus’ in an employee advertisement,” Dys told me. “That is blatant religious discrimination.”

    And NASA’s behavior is quite frankly baffling.

    On Christmas Eve, 1968 – the crew of Apollo 8 read the Creation story as they orbited the moon. Astronauts Jim Lovell, Frank Borman and Bill Anders took turns reading from the Book of Genesis.

    NASA defended the astronauts after atheist Madalyn Murray O’Hair filed a federal lawsuit. The Supreme Court dismissed the suit due to lack of jurisdiction.

    And astronaut Buzz Aldrin received communion on the lunar surface during the 1969 Apollo 11 mission.

    “NASA should continue its tradition of protecting the great religious expression of its employees,” Dys told me.

    I’m not quite sure why NASA is getting all worked up over a group of scientists and engineers who want to worship Jesus.

    If they can worship the Almighty in Outer Space, they ought to be able to worship Him back on Earth.

    After all, He is the Maker of Heaven and Earth.

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    Pew's own data shows U.S. on-track for Muslim majority population by 2050

    March 23, 2016

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    Back in December, the Pew Research Center released an updated study of their Muslim population projections for the United States.
    Pew has provided three primary estimates of the Muslim proportion of the U.S. population. In 2007, it was 0.4%, increasing to 0.9% in 2014. The 2015 update was 1.0%.

    According to the updated study in question, Pew projected that despite the Muslim proportion of the American population increasing by 2.5 fold from 0.4% to 1.0% in just 8 years between 2007 and 2015, the Muslim proportion would only increase further by 2.1 fold up to 2.1% by the year 2050 (i.e., over the next 35 years). This goes along with a prediction by Pew back in early 2011 that the U.S. Muslim population would only reach 1.7% of the general population by 2030.

    This should sound bizarre, and when Pew's own data are plotted, it looks even more absurd.




    Perhaps the exponential rate of growth over the past eight years will suddenly tail off and effectively end within the next decade. Then again, perhaps not.



    And, in reality, nobody knows the actual number of Muslims in the U.S., since we are analyzing just limited polling data, rather than verified census data – all because “the U.S. Census Bureau does not collect data on religious affiliation in its demographic surveys or decennial census. Public Law 94-521 prohibits us from asking a question on religious affiliation on a mandatory basis.”



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