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Response to “The Hidden Faith of the Founding Fathers” — Who Were They Hiding It From?

Jan 6, 2012 12 Comments ›› John Eidsmoe

Christian Pinto and Adullum Films have produced a DVD titled The Hidden Faith of the Founding Fathers in which they argue that America was not founded as a Christian nation. Rather, Pinto says, the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were the products of Enlightenment thinking and the influence of Freemasonry, the Illuminati, and other ...

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MAYOR MICHAEL BLOOMBERG

Gods Bless America? To Whom Would Prayers at 9/11 Memorial Be Offered?

Sep 6, 2011 2 Comments ›› Ben DuPré

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (left) has come under intense criticism for inviting only elected officials, past and present, to the 10th anniversary memorial of the 9/11 attacks but not permitting clergy and prayer.  Many conservative leaders, like Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council, Sen. Rick Santorum, and a NYC Councilman, have urged ...

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Jewish Bris (circumcision ceremony)

Free Exercise of Religion Under The Knife in San Francisco

Jul 7, 2011 2 Comments ›› Site Administrator

Guest post from Foundation for Moral Law intern Jimmy Rich, a Covenant College alum currently in his second year at Jones School of Law, who plans to work in Constitutional Law. In 1791, our Constitution was amended to guarantee that Congress would never pass a law which stifled our liberty to worship God according to the ...

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Snyder v. Phelps — A Judicial Travesty?

Mar 14, 2011 6 Comments ›› John Eidsmoe

Last Saturday, after speaking for a Kansas Lutherans for Life Issues Conference in Topeka, my host drove me by the Westboro Baptist Church, the home base for Fred (I refuse to call him Reverend) Phelps and his band of deranged followers as they spew forth their hatred against practically everyone and everything. The building is quite ...

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Memo to Congress: Read the Constitution — and Follow It!

Jan 6, 2011 1 Comment ›› John Eidsmoe

As I write, the members of Congress are reading the U.S. Constitution on the House floor. I applaud this action and hope it will become an annual tradition. It is a symbolic gesture by which Congressmen remind themselves, each other, their constituents, the media, and the public that we are under a Constitution, ...

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Protected: Crossophobia; Not Protected: the Medal of Honor

Aug 19, 2010 1 Comment ›› John Eidsmoe

What sorts of messages do the First Amendment guarantees of freedom of expression protect? Based upon two U.S. Court of Appeals decisions released yesterday, the courts are saying that the First Amendment (1) prohibits the Utah Highway Patrol Association from commemorating a patrolman killed in the line of duty by erecting a cross by the highway ...

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Foundation Supports School Board Prayer

Jul 14, 2010 No Comments ›› Site Administrator

Press Release The Foundation for Moral Law (FML) in Montgomery, Alabama, founded by Judge Roy Moore, sent a letter yesterday to the Hoover City Board of Education in Hoover, Alabama, encouraging the Board to bring back invocations at its meetings, despite a threatening anti-prayer letter from a liberal secularist group in ...

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Defending the National Day of Prayer

Jul 8, 2010 No Comments ›› Site Administrator

Press Release Former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore and the Foundation for Moral Law, a religious liberties legal organization in Montgomery, Alabama, filed an amicus curiae brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit today defending the federal statute creating the National Day of Prayer, 36 ...

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Foundation Asks US Supreme Court to Review Evangelist’s Arrest While Preaching in Salem, Mass.

Jul 1, 2010 No Comments ›› Site Administrator

Press Release Evangelist Michael Marcavage of Repent America, through his attorneys at the Foundation for Moral Law, a religious liberties legal organization led by Judge Roy Moore, filed a petition for certiorari review in the U.S. Supreme Court today, urging the Court to review his “disorderly conduct” conviction for peacefully preaching ...

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Defending Prayer in the Name of Jesus in North Carolina County

May 26, 2010 No Comments ›› Site Administrator

Press Release Former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore and the Foundation for Moral Law, a religious liberties legal organization in Montgomery, Alabama, filed an amicus curiae brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit today defending prayers offered before meetings of the Forsyth ...

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