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  • The Magdeburg Confession

    12/17/2009 12:06:40 PM PST · by the_conscience · 2 replies · 388+ views
    Law and History Review ^ | John Witte Jr
    Ironically, Beza found his "signal example"8 of how to deal with tyranny and resistance not so much in the work of early Calvinists as in the work of later Lutherans—particularly the Lutheran jurists and theologians who had drafted the Magdeburg Confession of 1550. The Magdeburg Confession was a major distillation of the most advanced Lutheran resistance theories of the day.9 The leaders of the small Saxon city of Magdeburg had drafted this Confession in response to the order of the Holy Roman Emperor to impose by civil law the uniform Catholic doctrines and liturgies being crafted by the Council of...
  • Wanted: true friends of religious liberty (N.Carolina Rinos Refuse to Help Christian Magistrates)

    06/06/2015 7:19:08 PM PDT · by xzins · 6 replies
    Renew America ^ | 6 Jun 15 | Rev. Mark H. Creech
    William Penn once said, "A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably." People of faith that have sincere religious objections to same-sex marriage have every reason to question whether they have a friend in the Governor's office, and, perhaps in certain lawmakers. Recently, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory vetoed SB 2 – Magistrates Recusal for Civil Ceremonies. The bill simply establishes procedures that magistrates may recuse themselves from performing all lawful marriages, based upon a sincerely held religious objection. The same accommodation would be made for assistant register...
  • Freeper For Thirteen Years, the irate magistrate, Has Sadly Passed Away.

    10/19/2011 8:18:27 PM PDT · by RonPaulLives · 54 replies
    BluegrassBulletin.com ^ | 10/19/2011 | Bluegrass Bulletin
    Long Time Conservative Patriot Mike Moreland Passes Long time conservative patriot, Boone County Magistrate and constitutional conservative Mike Moreland of Union Kentucky died today. Mike is survived by his wife a son and grandchildren. Moreland, pictured here with Rand Paul and Lloyd Rogers, was known for his staunch defense of civil liberties long before the TEA party movement became popular. Moreland was a reliable republican supporter and campaign volunteer in addition to the service he rendered to his community in elected office. He is the only elected official on the Boone County website who listed his cell phone number as...
  • Magistrate Walks Out Over Muslim Woman's Veil (UK)

    06/29/2007 7:01:54 PM PDT · by blam · 17 replies · 944+ views
    Magistrate walks out over Muslim woman's veil Last Updated: 1:27am BST 30/06/2007 A magistrate is facing an inquiry after refusing to deal with a defendant wearing a full Muslim veil, the Judiciary of England and Wales said yesterday. Ian Murray walked out of the case at Manchester magistrates' court yesterday because Zoobia Hussain, 32, of Crumpsall, Manchester, was covered by a hijab. Hussain's lawyer, Judith Hawkins, said her client was "shocked and distressed" and found Mr Murray's treatment of her "insensitive and unacceptable". Miss Hawkins said she would submit a formal written complaint to the court on Monday. When the...
  • Season Finale: Rome, Episode 12, Kalends of February 9PM EST---Legio XIII Forever!

    11/20/2005 3:52:19 PM PST · by DCBryan1 · 224 replies · 7,681+ views
    HBO ^ | 20 NOV 2005 | dcbryan1
    As a result of their arena exploits, Pullo and Vorenus have become heroes to the Roman rank and file, causing Caesar to reward those he normally would punish. Pullo's unexpected return to Vorenus' household is not appreciated by his former slave Eirene. Caesar decides to overhaul the Senate by adding some unexpected new faces, to the chagrin of the old guard. And Servilia hurdles the final obstacle in her ambitious revenge scenario, at Niobe's expense.
  • Naval Insecurity

    04/14/2005 7:16:37 PM PDT · by zappermom · 25 replies · 1,234+ views
    Wed 13 Apr 2005 9:47am (UK) Naval Security Reviewed over Ship Intruder By Ben Mitchell, PA A review of security at a major UK naval base has been carried out after an alleged intruder was found on board a visiting US aircraft carrier, the Royal Navy said today. The alleged trespasser was discovered on board the USS Harry S Truman, anchored off Stokes Bay, Gosport, Hants, on Saturday night during a week-long visit to Portsmouth Naval Base. A navy spokesman said the man had allegedly passed through both Royal Navy security and US Navy security to get on board passenger...
  • French judge handy with penal code

    10/17/2003 7:53:05 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 13 replies · 211+ views
    SAPA-AFP via IOL ^ | 10/16/03 | UNK.
    [If I post ONE WORD of this it'll get zotted for sure, but it's too good to miss!]