An Identity Crisis at the ACLU Leads It to Discard the First Amendment

Few organizations have contributed more to the disorder of American politics and jurisprudence than the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Its defense of subversive causes served to undermine freedom. However, now the organization is targeted by chaos from within. Its members are calling it structurally racist. Indeed, the world of “woke” is coming for the … Read more

Can Sanctuary Cities Energize the Future of the Pro-Life Movement?

On May 1, 2021, the voters of Lubbock. Texas voted 62% to 38% to declare their city a “sanctuary city for the unborn.” A Triumph Rightist media, for the most part, heralded the news. The Federalist presented a triumphant tone. “Despite opposition from Planned Parenthood and pro-abortion activists’ attempts to stifle pro-life support in the … Read more

How “Animals Rights” Activists Turn Animals into Socialists

“Animal rights” is a concept that is fast gaining traction in law. Many see animals as holders of rights in much the same way as humans. The movement is only one of the standard-bearers of cultural revolution aimed at destroying property and civilization. Wild Animals as Landowners One extreme advocate is a professor of law … Read more

How Far Can Transgender Tyranny Go?

In the “woke” world, nothing trumps the impossible quest to change one’s sex. Two recent events highlight this tragic conclusion. The first case concerns a prisoner’s transfer in the California penal system. He “identifies” as a woman and will soon transfer to a women’s prison. The second incident comes from free-lance family defender Elizabeth Johnston. … Read more

How the Transgender Revolution is Destroying Schools

The “sexual revolutionaries” of the sixties and their ideological descendants are all atwitter. On August 7, 2020, in official disregard of the Sixth and Ninth Commandments, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision guaranteed “transgender” students can use the restrooms and locker rooms for the sex of their choice. This is happening despite the rapidly … Read more

How Leftists Try to Turn Crime into Virtue

In today’s polarized America, Supreme Court cases are rarely decided unanimously. Rarer yet is a case that is a defeat for the left. However, this is what happened in the case of United States v. Sineneng-Smith. Evelyn Sineneng-Smith operated an “immigration counseling firm” in San Jose, California. Even though she was not a lawyer, her … Read more

How the Catholic Faith Strengthens Police on the Beat

It is politically correct to criticize institutions that do not follow the left’s agenda. While the media are sympathetic to so-called oppressed people and movements, they have a deep antipathy for the police forces who restrain violence and disorder. Thus, violent crime against police is happening everywhere. However, the increase in anti-police violence in the … Read more

Can the State Tax the Church?

The Holy Roman Catholic Church is the natural enemy of the secular left. Battles between these two forces have gone on for centuries—long before the term “secular left” came into common usage. In those struggles, the left has employed every weapon it could find to use against the Church. All too often, they have succeeded … Read more

How to Grasp the Monstrosity of the New York Abortion Law

If there are gongs that sound in history, one of them would have struck on January 22, 2019. This strike would be a tragic shattering sound marking a day of infamy. On that dreadful date, something was irremediably broken. A process reached a point of no return. An era ended, replaced by something dark and … Read more

Why California Can’t Be a Sanctuary State

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It is paradoxical that super-progressive California would have recourse to a concept of medieval law to support its revolt against federal immigration law enforcement. It is even more bizarre that the super-secular Golden State would consider itself a kind of Church with authority higher than that of the government and declare itself a holy and … Read more