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 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