The outrageous attack on Nick Sandman continues

From the usual suspects: “ACLU staffer fumes at university for accepting Nick Sandmann, calls it a ‘stain’ on the school: report.” Will the woke fanatics ever learn? The slander of Nick Sandman, the student who stood calmly in front of an activist who was chanting in his face has been widely rebutted. CNN has settled a... Read more »

Zachary Fardon's case for more active policing

Hurray for the just resigned U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon! Freed from the ideological vise of former President Barack Obama and his administration, Fardon said what needed to be said about how utopian restraints imposed on  Chicago police have crippled their efforts to halt the wave of gangland violence sweeping across the city. In his 5-page letter released to the... Read more »

Politifact is wrong on the transgender locker room issue in Palatine high school district 211

Politifact tried to rationalize away the effort by the federal government to force Palatine Township High School District 211 to allow a biological boy who now defines herself as a girl into the girls’ locker room. Politifact was responding to a statement by Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz that the “federal government is going after school... Read more »

Pro-choice forces push anti-conscience abortion bill through Illinois legislature

As if we weren’t looking, pro-choice forces this week are pushing an anti-conscience abortion bill through the Illinois Legislature. Illinois Senate Bill 1564, which rewrites the Health Care Right of Conscience Act, is designed to cripple or shut down  pregnancy resource centers, such as Aid for Women and the Women’s Center, that offer women alternatives to... Read more »

New Catholic hospitals are just another part of the 'war on women'

According to the ACLU and MSNBC the opening of new Catholic hospitals is a bad thing because there are just more places where women can’t get abortions. Apparently it’s a bad thing that one in nine hospital beds now is provided by Catholics, but who would step up and provide them if Catholics didn’t? If... Read more »

Would President Obama launch a drone attack on U.S. soil?

Who would have thought that within President Barack Obama beats the heart of a civil rights antediluvian? Could Obama, beloved of the American Civil Liberties Union, be guilty of harboring thoughts of calling down a fatal drone attack on an American citizen on U.S. soil without benefit of trial? I never heard him say so.... Read more »

Mother Jones magazine betrays its namesake

Mother Jones magazine represents the secular political left with such blind allegiance that one might think that the real Mother Jones was of the same mind. Not so, blogger Patrick Hickey, reminds us in another one of his eloquent, fact-based posts on “With both hands.” Contrary to the myth the secular left has tried to... Read more »

At last, Illinois supreme court agrees to hear arguments in long-stymied parental notification law

Sixteen years ago, the Illinois Legislature enacted a law requiring a parent or guardian to be notified 48 hours before a child under 18 has an abortion. This reasonable requirement still hasn’t been enforced because pro-choice radicals like the American Civil Liberties Union have for years tied the law up in the courts, defying the... Read more »

What harm is Catholic Charities really doing?

The standard guardians of political correctness are all over Catholic Charities because they are using a religious exemption in the disposition of foster children. (The story is here.)Reflecting the tenets of its faith, Catholic Charities licenses only married couples and single parents living alone as foster parents, while referring couples in civil unions to other... Read more »

Arizona, immigration and flawed ACLU lawsuit

Not surprisingly, the American Civil Liberties Union was quick out of the gate with a lawsuit challenging Arizona’s new anti-illegal immigration law.  Unfortunately, one of the plaintiffs raises a red herring in the suit, according to the Times: Ten individual plaintiffs have joined with the groups in suing. They range from two Jane Doe plaintiffs... Read more »
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