Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Abortion, New York, & the Wall

Graphic pictures of the hidden brutality of abortion would make even a New Yorker squirmish. Perhaps prenatal killing is a tragedy to be avoided and not a “right” to be celebrated. Some people want a wall to keep illegal aliens out … Continue reading

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Care for soul-wounds

It’s almost impossible to convey the love of Christ to people when you feel hostile toward them. Be kind. Life’s ups and downs shouldn’t be a Ferris Wheel, endlessly repeating, but a mountain railroad taking you to a lovely destination. … Continue reading

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When 5 Judges’ Opinion Can Villanize Those Who Disagree

When political correctness pushes freedom of speech into the closet and people are harshly judged for speaking up about ethical standards and bullied into silence; when commitment to conscience is coerced into conformity to culture’s compulsive cravings and harshly called … Continue reading

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Did the US Supreme Court just decide that subjective desires and feelings override the facts of human anatomy?

Today the US Supreme Court suddenly changed the definition of the word “marriage” that has stood for thousands of years of human history. So what definition of marriage are we left with? Here’s a go at the Court’s new definition … Continue reading

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A Rap ‘Bout Rights (Who Has Rights?)

Who has “rights”?  People like to talk and rap about rights but what are rights? What is the foundation of the concept of human rights? It’s God. If humans are nothing but randomly produced, living machines; then Darwin was correct … Continue reading

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Freedom Riders And Church Diversity

I watched a two-hour documentary on PBS about the Freedom Riders, a group of young people (mostly college students) both black and white (committed to non-violence), who rode public busses together into the Deep South (in 1961) to challenge state segregation laws that … Continue reading

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US Senator Charles Sumner — My 5th Greatest American

My fifth greatest American appears briefly in the new Steven Spielberg movie, Lincoln.  At the time of the movie, Charles Sumner had already led the passage of the 13th Amendment in the US Senate, so he has only a passing … Continue reading

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