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The ACLU believes that Michelle Carter’s crime of pressuring a vulnerable cyber-friend to commit suicide, for which she must now begin serving her fifteen-month jail sentence in Massachusetts, should find protection under the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment. That bizarre argument reveals the...

Thoughts about the “crisis” in journalism leapt to mind when I read that the Newseum, the media museum with a platinum location on Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington, was forced to sell its building due to finances. Mind you, the general decline of both the news...

There is an powerful, inviting voice out there in the land, and the question is whether, having been been birthed by the merger of movies, Internet and imagination, it will be uplifting, or malicious. Judging by a January 7th driving incident in Utah, there is...

There’s a murder mystery lurking behind the story of the Magi, the star from the East and a maniacal puppet king. But there’s also one theory that might solve it. This year astronomy professor David Weintraub, writing in Weathernetwork.com (12/12/18), argued the scientific case...

Two lawsuits, one filed in a federal court in New York dealing with anti-religion discrimination, and the other regarding Planned Parenthood – a case which the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear - illustrate the limits and the frailty of our legal system. If I...

The news is all atwitter about the guilty plea enterred by Michael Cohen, former lawyer for Donald Trump. He admitted to having lied to Congress about details concerning the possibility of developing a Trump Tower in Russia, clarifying in court today that his prior testimony...

A goof in Bob Woodward's book on Pres. Trump and echoed by CNN led me to write this piece below on truth in journalism, published in the September 12th VOICES section of the Christian Post. Here it is - I’ve noticed a major blunder in the...

Where do you find first principles for the rule of law and governance? The Bible has a lot to say on that subject. When you line that up with another nation's history - Israel - we see some lessons that America could well heed in...

Five years ago I hosted a public roundtable discussion in Washington with experts in technology, government and media on the troubling viewpoint censorship tactics by Silicon Valley tech giants like Facebook. To settle the problem, I floated a modest written proposal, billed as a Free...

What you didn’t know about Israel’s modern national birth may surprise you. I wrote about the intriguing legal case for its existence, which is excerpted below from my chapter in the recently released book, Israel, the Church and the Middle East – a Biblical Response...