The United States Constitution is hanging by a thread
Recently supreme court justice Ginsburg made the reprehensible statement to the people of Egypt that she would not look to the United States Constitution when drafting a constitution in the year 2012, but would rather look to some place like South Africa. This sentiment in all of it's anti-american prowess is both alarming and comforting. It is alarming because many people in the United States empathize with that sentiment, but it is comforting as well to know that even one of the most powerful officials in the land still to this day can not push their agenda across the board without going through the constitution.
Article III of the constitution establishes the judiciary branch of the united States and is set specifically for the interpretation of laws. However we have seen the democratic process interrupted by the self righteous elites of the supreme court. Instead of using judicial constraint, liberal judges are inclined to operate by judicial activism. Such examples of judicial activism include the decision on Roe vs Wade, a continued misuse of the commerce clause, misuse of the 14th amendment in order to undermine state authority, and we see it currently as judges continue to overturn state decisions concerning homosexual marriage. The list of grievances is limitless and the legalization of individual agendas are evident in past actions of our former and current justices which have and do sit on the bench.
Man arrested for reading the Bible in public
The freedom of speech is currently being abridged in the form of political correctness. People can loose their jobs for saying the wrong thing, and sensitivity training in the workplace arms overly sensitive people with the ability to put their co worker's job in jeopardy. The mainstream media is training their listeners to get offended by anything that is counter intuitive to their values and it will only be a matter of time before we see significant suppression of ideologies.
Freedom of religion
Over the last year we have seen the political left encroaching on the religious values of American citizens. In San Francisco they attempted to ban circumcisions, Sorry Jews.
In several states the courts have allowed homosexual marriage to pass into law even when the people voted against it. Though the subject has been touted by the left as intolerance it will be a fact that when Gay marriage is put into law the churches who have the fortitude to stand against it will suffer from the loss of their tax exempt status, and many churches can not survive with out it. Thus the government will have to force churches to marry gay couples or suffer a hefty fine for being discriminate.
Currently we have seen that the Obama administration wishes to force Catholic organizations to provide "family planning" services in their health care programs, another liberal agenda against Catholics who are specifically religiously opposed to any kind of contraception. This will also pave the way to other forms of so called "family planning" programs like abortion.
The list is endless as to the forms of litigation against religion on the whole but they are especially vehement in their litigating against Christianity.
The right to bear arms
Gun control advocates at times imply that the wording of the second amendment is sloppy and out dated. As Penn Jillette has said; "it's funny they can't seem to find any other place where those hack framers f@#!ed up the wording."
it is the goal of liberal lawmakers ban the use and sale of assault rifles and other weapons that aren't meant for hunting. But the right to keep and bear arms was not intended for our nations ever popular gaming industry. It is for the protection of its individual citizens and not just for the police and military. It is a right that we must always have in order to guarantee all of our other rights which are constantly being taken away.
Abuse of the general welfare clause in the constitution is the major contributing factor to this nations debt crisis.The general welfare clause in the constitution is mentioned twice and was intended for the welfare of the general public. It's purpose is to guarantee things such as the military which benefits us all, and the construction of roads which benefit us all. However liberal law makers see it in a much different way. They see it as a free for all to push their agenda of socialist programs that make up this nations giant entitlement spending budget. And when the conservatives speak against it liberals counter claim that their programs are Christ based which is absurd. There is no way that the founding fathers or Jesus Christ would advocate government social programs that will plant us into unthinkable debt, and cripple our economy.
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness
Even with the declaration of independence we see the regression of our basic God given freedoms. Life is certainly of little value to the modern day progressive as every year 1.5 million fetuses are aborted under liberal progressive policies.
The very word liberty which the foundation of the word liberal is anything but liberty. The Latin word liber means free, yet today's liberals are inclined to brag about their track record in the law making process and believe it is a value to pass more laws every year which encroach on the liberties of their fellow Americans. It is liberal policies that stifle the free trade market, and impose a sentiment of a need for socialism in the law, and with that sentiment we deny ourselves the ability to pursue happiness.
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