The only bogus claims are those made by CAIR

The purpose of my Axis Mundi column in The Washington Times is to address issues, problems, solutions and encouragement for Christians about a range of issues that are important to faith and family. In the queue are drafts about ministers, religious freedom, elections and state- or event-specific issues. The column to which Nihad Awad, nationalRead moreRead more

Common Core ties to Libya, Qatar, Saudi Arabia

“Where did Common Core come from?” is a question I often hear from parents  as I travel the country speaking about the Islamic infiltration of America. Because in 2014-15 America, public school students via Common Core are: Participating in public school-sponsored trips to mosques via taxpayer expense, girls must wear head scarves (Colorado parents complain)Read moreRead more

Christian persecution in Kenya: What Americans should know, do

The more than 145 Christians in Garrisa, Kenya, who were killed on April 2, 2015, were not the first or the last Christians who were marked for death by Muslims. The Al Shabaab Somali Muslims continue to attack villages throughout Garrisa, as they and other groups have done for several years. The Islamic cry “DeathRead moreRead more

Texas Voters Support Tenth Amendment, Governor Calls for Constitutional Convention

Texas Governor Greg Abbott earlier this year called for a “Convention of States,” keeping in line with one of the ballot propositions asserting Texas’s 10th Amendment rights. On March 1, Texas voters overwhelmingly passed four propositions, including Proposition 4, which states: Texas and its citizens should strongly assert 10th Amendment Rights guaranteed by the US Constitution which statesRead moreRead more

The Constitution Emphasizes God-given Limits to “Just” Political Power

America’s constitutional republic lies on the singular belief that the ultimate source for political authority is God, not man, which enables and makes possible democracy and just rule. Contrary to popular assumption, the God of the Bible did not establish “theocratic” governments. In both Old and New Testaments, authority given by God is a responsibilityRead moreRead more

The Constitutional “Shall Nots” of Congress

Universal human rights are determined by government restraint. In what areas of human life should the government not be involved? What areas of life must the government not regulate, not restrain, not limit, not oversee, not implement, not subsidize, not legalize or make illegal? Interestingly, the first five words of the Bill of Rights stateRead moreRead more

The Cost of Being a Christian in China: Being Buried Alive

China Aid, a Texas-based group, reported that on Monday a house church leader and his wife were buried alive by the Chinese government because they interfered with government officials destroying their church in Zhumadian, Henan province. On April 14, a government-backed company dispatched personnel to bulldoze  province, after a local developer wished to take control ofRead moreRead more

The Supreme Court’s Confusion About “Religion,” It Can’t Define It

Believe it or not, the U.S. Supreme Court has never actually defined “religion.” Nor has the Court ever defined “God.” In fact, the Court has established no standard for referring to “religion” other than evolving and inconsistent concepts. Many of the Court’s definitions of religion actually use the word “religion” to describe religion itself. WhichRead moreRead more

Russian MPs Sponsor Bill to Pay Women NOT to Have Abortions

The movement to ban abortion in Russia is growing, following a group of Russian Orthodox Church activists who in 2014 gathered 100,000 signatures for a petition that would ban on abortions in Russia. The 100,000 signatures were enough to propose a valid legislative initiative. A bill to ban abortion has not yet advanced to the legislative stage.Read moreRead more

Scholars Argue Roe v. Wade is Actually Un-Constitutional

On Jan. 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court (in Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton) legalized the procedure of abortion for any reason before “fetal viability,” which is loosely defined. The Court stipulated that abortion must be permitted for “health reasons” of the woman—up until birth. Yet the Court’s broad definition of “health reasons” essentially allowed for any reason and legalizedRead moreRead more