Tag Archives: United States Constitution

Private Solemnity, Publicly Expressed

The just-announced decision of the Supreme Court in the Westboro Baptist Church case is a bad one, in my opinion.  I think the behavior of Phelps’ group violates families’ fourth-amendment rights to be “secure in their persons” and is not … Continue reading

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Liar, Liar, Pants On Fire!

The issue of the Stolen Valor Act of 2005 deserves to rank on the emotional scale with that of locating the Islamic Center near 9/11 Ground Zero.  The conviction of a man who pled guilty of falsely claiming to have … Continue reading

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