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Judge Roy Moore & Foundation Defend Memorial Cross in Supreme Court Brief

Mar 9, 2012 3 Comments ›› Site Administrator

The Foundation for Moral Law, a non-profit organization dedicated to defending religious liberty and the public acknowledgment of God, filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court on Friday, March 9, 2012, asking the Court to hear a case involving a memorial cross on Mt. Soledad near San Diego, California. Read the Foundation's Mt. ...

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“Hey Teacher, What’s for Supper?”

Feb 22, 2012 No Comments ›› John Eidsmoe

“My mom’s the best cook in town; her hamburgers are out of this world!” “No, my mom’s the best; you should try her apple pie!” So it has been from time immemorial.  But if a current trend continues, that’s changing.  Soon the boast will be, “My school serves better dinners than your school!”  “No it doesn’t!” And ...

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Lutherans for Life on HHS: “Here We Stand!”

Feb 20, 2012 1 Comment ›› John Eidsmoe

Last Saturday 18 Feb 2012, during our Lutherans for Life Board of Directors meeting at Concordia Theological Seminary in St. Louis, MO, the Executive Director asked me to prepare a statement concerning the recent Health & Human Services directive requiring religious organizations to provide contraception for their employees. I drafted the statement, and with a ...

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Wendell Mitchell, RIP

Feb 15, 2012 No Comments ›› John Eidsmoe

The first time I met Wendell Mitchell was about 22 years ago. As the Dean of the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, he was interviewing me for a professorship, and he asked me, "Could you fit into the South?" I assured him that would be no problem, because I was born in the South ...

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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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Emory Folmar

Emory Folmar, RIP

Nov 16, 2011 1 Comment ›› John Eidsmoe

Around December 1984, the Air Force sent me to Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama for a week of reserve duty.  I brought my wife and children with me, as they had never been to Alabama. One night that week, we attended a community Christmas carol fest in Crampton Bowl.  Emory Folmar, the Mayor of Montgomery, opened ...

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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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Otto von Hapsburg: The Prince, the Professor, and the Sinner

Jul 19, 2011 4 Comments ›› John Eidsmoe

Otto von Hapsburg (Habsburg) (1912-2011), the last Crown Prince of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, died at the age of 98 on 4 July 2011.  After a 13-day period of mourning, he was entombed in the Imperial Crypt under the Capuchin Church in Vienna. The funeral embodied the dignity and regal splendor that befitted the heir of the ...

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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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Tashlan, or Chrislam?

Feb 15, 2011 10 Comments ›› John Eidsmoe

Many of us have read C.S. Lewis’s The Chronicles of Narnia, ostensibly to our children but secretly enjoying them ourselves. The Kingdom of Narnia, whose people and talking animals worshiped the Christ-figure Aslan, were a type of Christian Europe, while to the south of Narnia the Calormene Empire, whose people served the cruel god ...

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