Over the past year and a half, two groups have held weekly protests in Front Royal. The first group, Vigil for Democracy, launched the protests soon after the election of President Trump. By all accounts, the Vigil for Democracy obtained …

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We live in confusing times. I keep turning thoughts over as I peruse headlines and spot pictures of men carrying sticks, pipes and guns while supposedly enjoying their First Amendment right to peacefully assemble. I get stuck in weird places. …

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I’ve been thinking about how to address Donald Trump’s ascendancy, and it took me a few days to process the election and see it clearly for what it is. My starting place is one of love for my brothers and …

The Desperation that Feeds Trump Supporters and the Other America Read more »

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Stephanie Saye is one of my friends. She’s also the author of Little 15, which tells the story of a high school girl who has an affair with her basketball coach. Little 15 raises a number of provocative issues, like: …

A Real-Life Banned Author: Stephanie Saye Read more »

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Today, an article by CBS leads with the following statement: Republicans emphatically approved a toughly worded party platform at their national convention Tuesday that would ban all abortions and gay marriages, reshape Medicare into a voucher-like program and cut taxes …

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You see promotions all the time on Facebook.  Leave a comment on this status update and you might win a box of widgets.  Upload a photo of your pet lizard to our page and receive a box of crickets (yes, …

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LimbaughEl’sSpeech Last week, Georgetown law student Sarah Fluke testified in favor of mandating that health insurance coverage include payment for contraceptive use.  Intelligent discussion regarding the issue of whether or not such coverage ought to be mandated vanished in the …

First Amendment and Rush Limbaugh Read more »

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