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 "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."

- First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States

 

"Religion [is] the basis and Foundation of Government."

- James Madison, known as the 'Chief Architect of the Constitution'

This section is intended to inform Christians of the laws and legal decisions that impact our faith and the free exercise of our beliefs.  We also cover legal cases and bills in congress that are currently being considered.  It is our obligation to stay informed of how the laws of the United States allow for, or infringe upon our first amendment rights.  When you click on a link on this page, you'll be directed to a synopsis of the decision or law and, where possible, another link to view the raw text of the legal decision or legislation. 

 

"Tell me, you who want to be under the law, are you not aware of what the law says?" - Galatians 4:21 (NIV)

 

Articles


 

Why I Appreciate the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals--Ben Rast  July 16, 2002

 

Uncle Sam Meets Big Brother--Ben Rast  July 18, 2002
 

The Judicial Crisis - A Judeo-Christian Concern--Ben Rast  May 22, 2003

 

 


Judicial Docket | Judicial Decisions | Legislative Docket | Public Law


JUDICIAL DOCKET
(What's going on now, and what's coming up)


JUDICIAL DECISIONS
SIMPSON V. CHESTERFIELD CO. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS (2005) - Legislative Prayers (Local)
LOCKE V. DAVEY (2004) - Public Scholarships for Religious Education
LOFTON V. DEP'T OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SVCS. (2004) - Gay Adoption/States' Rights
ACLU v. MCCREARY COUNTY, 2003 FED App. 0447P (2003) - Ten Commandments Display
EVERSON v. BOARD OF EDUCATION, 330 U.S. 1 (1947) - Gov't Aid to Religous Schools
ALLEGHENY COUNTY v. GREATER PITTSBURGH ACLU, 492 U.S. 573 (1989) - Gov't Sponsored Nativity Scenes
LYNCH v. DONNELLY, 465 U.S. 668 (1984) - Gov't Sponsored Nativity Scenes
MARSH v. CHAMBERS, 463 U.S. 783 (1983) - Legislative Chaplains
LEE v. WEISMAN, 505 U.S. 577 (1992) - Prayer in School
WALLACE v. JAFFREE, 472 U.S. 38 (1985) - Prayer in School
EDWARDS v. AGUILLARD, 482 U.S. 578 (1987) - Teaching Creationism in Schools
LEMON v. KURTZMAN, 403 U.S. 602 (1971) - Gov't Aid to Religious Schools
PRINCE V. JACOBY (Bethel) (2002) - Religious Clubs in Public Schools
ELK GROVE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT ET AL. v. NEWDOW ET AL. (2004) - Pledge of Allegiance


LEGISLATIVE DOCKET

(What's going on now, and what's coming up)
VERMONT: H. 168 - Death With Dignity Bill - (Euthanasia)
HR 235 - Houses of Worship Free Speech Restoration Act (2005) - Religious Tax Exemption
HR 1547 - Religious Freedom Restoration Act - Protected Speech
HJ RES 39 - Federal Marriage Amendment - Sexuality & Family
HR 2045 - Ten Commandments Defense Act - Church - State Separation


PUBLIC LAW
United States Constitution & Amendments - Including Bill of Rights

 

 


 

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