Category Archives: 1st Amendment

Seattle Council Approves Plan To Start Defunding Police, Chief Resigns

Is this the start, or the total plan? Time will tell Seattle City Council approves plan to defund police department, slashes jobs and salaries The Seattle City Council voted Monday to move forward with a controversial proposal that would begin the process of defunding the police department. The 7-1 vote comes despite objections from the […]

Good News, Protest Is Once Again Patriotic

So says the NY Times editorial board In America, Protest Is Patriotic When George Floyd died under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer, the scourge of police violence, festering for generations, became a rallying point for Americans yearning for the fulfillment of this country’s founding aspiration to promote life, liberty and happiness. Yet as they turned […]

After Telling Trump He Has The Power To Do Something About Bat Soup Virus, Liberals Seem Upset About His Call To Open Churches

Remember when all the media folks were telling Trump to use his power to Do Something about COVID19, even when he didn’t actually have that power? Well, now, Vox seems upset Trump claims he will “override the governors” who closed churches in the pandemic At a press conference Friday afternoon, President Donald Trump announced he […]

Federal Judge Rules In Favor Of NC Churches, Saying “There Is No Pandemic Exception To The Constitution”

We already know that multiple North Carolina Sheriff’s departments have said they would not enforce the governor’s restrictions against inside worship, because they don’t see much difference between some worshipers meeting from hundreds of people going to Home Depot. Or all the people in the grocery store. People get way too close while riding their […]

Federal Judge Rules Kentucky Church Restrictions Violate 1st Amendment

If Home Depot is allowed to be open, why not churches? If you can walk into a car dealership, why not a church? If you can go into a grocery store, why not a church? Especially when some churches are willing to do service outside, and even have in-car service Federal judge gives churches major […]

Poll: 48% Say No In Person Religious Services Should Be Allowed During Bat Soup Virus

We’re apparently dictating Constitutional Rights by polls now Poll: Most in US back curbing in-person worship amid virus While the White House looks ahead to reopening houses of worship, most Americans think in-person religious services should be barred or allowed only with limits during the coronavirus pandemic — and only about a third say that […]

Using Bat Soup Virus, Liberals Aren’t Even Trying To Hide Their Anti-Freedom Beliefs

Of course, they want freedom for themselves, just not Other People Harvard Law Prof: Coronavirus Is an Excuse to Dump Free Speech, Property Rights from Constitution Harvard Law Professor Adrian Vermeule suggests using the Chinese virus pandemic as an excuse to establish a new interpretation of the U.S. Constitution, implementing policies that do away with […]

“Armed Protesters” Protest Across The Country, Strangely, No Violence

Here’s from Raleigh (no, I didn’t go, had to help a friend at that time, and I wasn’t happy, as mentioned in posts, with bringing firearms, which mixes the message) Armed groups in downtown Raleigh protest virus-related restrictions A small group of demonstrators, some carrying guns, marched in downtown Raleigh Friday afternoon to protest coronavirus […]

NY Times Seems Rather Cavalier About Curtailing Constitutional Rights

The editorial board forgets to mention what it looks like when threat passes. What are the conditions? We the People, in Order to Defeat the Coronavirus There are times when government must curtail individual freedoms to protect the public. But those measures must end once the threat passes. The tension between private liberty and public […]

Fact Check: Did The Raleigh PD Violate Civil Liberties?

The local Raleigh News and Observer fact checker kinda comes to the conclusion of “maybe, we think so, but, maybe” Fact check: Did police violate constitutional rights at ‘Reopen NC’ protest in Raleigh? The issue: Were police in the wrong when they arrested at least one protester near the legislature who was accused of violating the […]

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