EPSTEIN: Religious Liberty Under Siege In Mississippi


 BY: Richard A. Epstein | Hoover Institution  Last month, Judge Carlton W. Reeves of the Northern District of Mississippi handed down an extraordinarily misguided decision in Barber v. Bryant by issuing a preliminary injunction against House Bill 1523, Mississippi’s newly passed religious liberty law, just minutes before it was to go into effect. The court … Continue reading EPSTEIN: Religious Liberty Under Siege In Mississippi

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FROHNEN: What is the Role of Faith in the Public Square?


BY: Bruce Frohnen The Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, dictating that all states issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, was handed down less than a year ago. Already, though, most Americans have accepted this judicial dictate as the law of the land. More importantly, they seem to have accepted the story that it … Continue reading FROHNEN: What is the Role of Faith in the Public Square?

PLUNKETT: Virulent opponents of HB 1523 are only ones demanding that individuals pick sides in same-sex marriage debate.


BY: B. Keith Plunkett  @Keithplunkett "Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. . . . those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience."~C.S. Lewis The public debate over the … Continue reading PLUNKETT: Virulent opponents of HB 1523 are only ones demanding that individuals pick sides in same-sex marriage debate.

Clarion Ledger article highlights atheist groups award to “ex-Christian” Mississippian


   The Clarion Ledger yesterday highlighted University of Mississippi senior Holly Baer, the first recipient of the Freedom From Religion Foundation's Yip Harburg Youth Activist Award. Oddly enough, Miss Baer is pursuing a degree in religious studies from Ole Miss.  Baer received the award for writing an article critical of the Collins community for their … Continue reading Clarion Ledger article highlights atheist groups award to “ex-Christian” Mississippian