Inalienable Rights · Social Issues · The Constitution

Christian-run Businesses: The Double Standard

A few days ago, I talked about the misunderstanding of equal rights and how it’s running up against freedom of association. The most clear example of this conflict is in the cases of Christian bakers, florists, and photographers. For simplicity, I will use the case of Baronelle Stutzman  (more specifically, Washington v. Arlene’s Flowers) to illustrate. NOTE: There are free… Continue reading Christian-run Businesses: The Double Standard

Inalienable Rights · Social Issues · The Constitution

Equal Rights vs. Freedom of Association

These days, there’s a lot of discussion about how important “equal rights” are to maintaining freedom in America (and other countries with similar laws and legal structures, but I’m focusing on just the USA). The most clear champions of the term are social progressives, who constantly seek to “progress” society by identifying someone who is… Continue reading Equal Rights vs. Freedom of Association

Politics · The Constitution

The Undue Power of the Supreme Court

When it comes to contentious Supreme Court decisions like Roe v. Wade and Obergefell v. Hodges, too often are the words “it’s the law of the land” used. This is a statement that blatantly twists the clear words of the Constitution. Sadly, this broken understanding of the roles of the three branches of government has been echoed by virtually… Continue reading The Undue Power of the Supreme Court