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  • Veterans Fight to Keep Mojave Desert Memorial Cross

    06/02/2009 1:18:27 PM PDT · by NoRedTape · 3 replies · 1,234+ views
    YouTube ^ | June 2, 2009 | NoRedTape
    This simple but powerfully symbolic Cross is in the Mojave Desert. It's been there for 75 years. That is, until some guy from Oregon decided that he didn't like it there since it's on Federal land. That person called the ACLU. The ACLU has managed to legally cover the Cross. The Veterans want it back - out in the open. Watch the Video here. Fortunately, there's a great Legal Team on the side of the Vets. We can only hope for the best. 
  • Five things that are creepy about (Obama's new) website

    11/07/2008 3:22:04 PM PST · by flattorney · 21 replies · 2,520+ views
    Stop The ACLU ^ | November 7, 2008 | A. Matey
    1. There is a website. Called I could stop right there. That’s creepy because a transition team’s website called, oh, for example “” is not sufficiently impressive. Here’s what’s really creepy about it, though. Don’t think of the word “change” there as a noun, or a verb, but as a command. Think of it as a command with the suffix .gov behind it. That gives me the willies right there. 2. It’s called (part 2). Oh, and it’s a little juvenile to name an official United States government website after your campaign slogan (which was also Bill Clinton’s...
  • Americans United Files Lawsuit Challenging Sectarian Prayers At New York Town's Board Meetings

    02/28/2008 11:58:19 AM PST · by rochester_veteran · 11 replies · 101+ views
    Americans United for Separation of Church and State website ^ | Thursday, February 28, 2008 | Americans United for Separation of Church and State
    Church-State Watchdog Group Says Board's Preference For Christianity Flouts First Amendment Of The Constitution Americans United for Separation of Church and State today filed a lawsuit in federal district court against a town council in New York that opens its public sessions with Christian prayer. Americans United sued the Greece, N.Y., Town Board and its supervisor, John Auberger, on behalf of two local residents who object to government-sponsored religious activities that favor one faith over others. The lawsuit alleges that almost all of the board’s opening prayers are explicitly Christian, and that since 2004, only a single non-Christian has been...
  • Journalist Moving from Paper to ACLU: A 'Continuation of Her Work'

    01/16/2008 7:13:20 AM PST · by CedarDave · 11 replies · 85+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | January 13, 2008 | Tom Blumer
    News item: Burke named executive director of ACLU in TexasTerri Burke, former editor of the Abilene Reporter-News, has been named executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas. Burke, 56, will begin work at the ACLU of Texas on Tuesday. Her duties will include lobbying, fundraising, administering the organization and communicating with the public. Burke said her new job seems like a continuation of her work in the newspaper business. "I wanted to be a journalist because I thought journalism was a way to further the democratic process," Burke said. "At its heart, journalism is about the First...
  • ACLU Sues NM Sheriffs for Targeting Immigrants

    10/20/2007 1:05:46 PM PDT · by Baladas · 23 replies · 65+ views
    CNS News ^ | October 19, 2007 | Randy Hall
    The ACLU and three other organizations have filed lawsuits against the sheriff's department in Otero County, N.M., for violating the civil rights of Latinos during immigration sweeps in September. They claim the officers raided homes without search warrants and interrogated families without evidence of criminal activity. "Otero County sheriffs broke a basic bond of trust with the community" in the town of Chaparral, ACLU Executive Director Peter Simonson told Cybercast News Service on Thursday. "We need to restore policing to its proper mission so citizens and immigrants alike can trust that someone is watching out for their safety." "The enforcement...
  • ACLU condemned for 'attacking' veterans memorials during time of war

    05/25/2007 12:21:28 PM PDT · by GFritsch · 19 replies · 989+ views ^ | May 25, 2007 | Jim Brown
    A constitutional attorney says instead of thanking American veterans for their service, the American Civil Liberties Union is "dishonoring" them by attacking their memorials across the United States. The American Legion has announced that it is teaming up with the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) and Liberty Legal Institute in a campaign to fight ACLU efforts to remove religious symbols from war memorials. The ACLU has already filed suit to remove crosses at veterans' memorials, like the Mt. Soledad cross in San Diego and the Sunrise Rock cross in the Mojave Desert, which is now covered by a box. At a...
  • House Judiciary Committee Passes Public Expression of Religion Act (HR 2679)

    09/11/2006 11:23:53 AM PDT · by Coleus · 13 replies · 1,402+ views
    September 11, 2006 House Judiciary Committee Passes Public Expression of Religion ActWashington D.C. - On Friday the United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee passed the Public Expression of Religion Act (PERA), also known as HR 2679. This bill will go to the full House for a vote. The bill's intent is to eliminate the chilling effect on the constitutionally protected expression of religion by state and local officials that results from the threat that a plaintiff may seek damages and attorney's fees. If the bill passes, advocacy groups like the ACLU would no longer be able to use...
  • Statement of Boy Scouts of America: Court Rules Boy Scout Jamboree to Go Forward

    04/04/2007 12:27:16 PM PDT · by fgoodwin · 28 replies · 1,424+ views
    PR Newswire ^ | April 4, 2007 | anon
    Statement of Boy Scouts of America: Court Rules Boy Scout Jamboree to Go Forward IRVING, Texas, April 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boy Scouts of America is pleased that the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit dismissed the ACLU's lawsuit against the Department of Defense for supporting the National Scout Jamboree. For more than 25 years, Boy Scouts have held the National Scout Jamboree every four years at Fort A.P. Hill near Fredericksburg, Virginia. Scouts from all over the country camp together for ten days and participate in activities emphasizing physical fitness, appreciation of the outdoors, and...
  • 2006 Weblog Awards

    12/08/2006 7:03:04 AM PST · by Jay777 · 92 replies · 1,649+ views
    Stop The ACLU ^ | 8-Dec-06 | John Stephenson
    Vote For Free Republic As Best Online Community!Free Republic is behind Daily KOS by only a few votes! Vote For Stop The ACLU As Best of The Top 250 Blogs!Help me out, I'm running a close second place to a lefty feminst blog!
  • Conservative Students to Display “ACLU Nativity Scene”

    11/30/2006 9:08:17 AM PST · by Jay777 · 85 replies · 5,001+ views
    Stop The ACLU ^ | 30-Nov-06 | John Stephenson
    This is absolutely hillarious! The Young Conservatives of Texas - University of Texas Chapter announced today that they will be displaying an “ACLU Nativity Scene” on the West Mall of the University of Texas campus on Monday and Tuesday, December 4th and 5th. The group’s intent is to raise awareness on the extremity of the ACLU, and bring to light its secular-progressive efforts to remove Christmas from the public sphere. The display, the first of its kind in the nation, will feature characters that are quite a bit different than the standard crèche. “We’ve got Gary and Joseph instead of...
  • ACLU Goes After Gideons

    11/29/2006 10:21:24 AM PST · by Jay777 · 36 replies · 1,625+ views
    Stop The ACLU ^ | 29-Nov-06 | John Stephenson
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  • Scalia On Judicial Independence

    10/24/2006 7:40:38 AM PDT · by Jay777 · 11 replies · 452+ views
    Stop The ACLU ^ | 24-Oct-06 | John Stephenson
    Washington Post Scalia, during a panel Saturday on the judiciary sponsored by the National Italian American Foundation, dismissed the idea of judicial independence as an absolute virtue. He noted that dozens of states, since the mid-1800s, have chosen to let citizens elect their judges. "You talk about independence as though it is unquestionably and unqualifiably a good thing," Scalia said. "It may not be. It depends on what your courts are doing." He added, "The more your courts become policymakers, the less sense it makes to have them entirely independent." Absolutely! The more the courts step outside of their bounds...
  • House Passes Public Expression Of Religion Act (Bill To Stop ACLU Tax Funding): 244 to 173

    09/26/2006 4:18:43 PM PDT · by Jay777 · 70 replies · 1,535+ views
    Stop The ACLU ^ | 26-Sep-06 | John Stephenson
    Well, we are half way there! Now the legislation needs to pass the Senate. This will be more difficult to do, so we continue to need all of the support we can get. The roll call is in from the House and its not good news for the ACLU! The bill, H.R. 2679, would deny legal fees and out-of-pocket expenses to be taken from taxpayers and given put into the pockets of groups like the ACLU when they successfully sue against references to God and religion in public settings, has passed by a vote of 244-173! This is good news,...
  • ACLU: Theocrats?

    09/04/2006 2:06:50 PM PDT · by Jay777 · 28 replies · 588+ views
    Stop The ACLU ^ | 3 Sep 06 | John Stephenson
    I have heard the over exaggerated claims from liberals that they fear the Religious Right turning America into a Christian theocracy. They are devout disciples of the concept of “separation of church and state”. They are thankful for the ACLU keeping America from sliding down a slippery slope into the dreaded state of a Christian theocracy. Of course these fears are not based in reality. While most Christians want to share their faith with others and hope to convert people, the modern practice of Christianity does not seek to force their religion on anyone. Inviting someone to church, or expressing...
  • Public Expression of Religion Act moves forward

    08/02/2006 8:55:49 AM PDT · by fgoodwin · 14 replies · 501+ views
    Public Expression of Religion Act moves forward Rees Lloyd, Banning-based attorney and Commander of American Legion District 21 (Riverside County), has been selected to testify on behalf of The American Legion before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on the Constitution in support of passage of Senate Bill 3696, Veterans Memorials, Boy Scouts, Public Seals and Other Public Expressions of Religion Act of 2006 (“PERA). S 3696 (PERA), sponsored by Sen. Brownback (R-Kan), a companion bill to H.R. 2979 (PERA), sponsored by Rep. Hostetter (R-Ind.), would amend all relevant federal laws to eliminate the authority of judges to award taxpayer-paid attorney...
  • 'Disrobed': How Conservatives Can Take Back the Courts

    07/03/2006 12:43:31 PM PDT · by DBeers · 37 replies · 1,494+ views
    Human Events Online ^ | Jun 22, 2006 | Lisa De Pasquale
    'Disrobed': How Conservatives Can Take Back the Courts In Mark W. Smith's new book, Disrobed: The New Battle Plan to Break the Left's Stranglehold on the Courts, he advocates a radical new plan for conservatives to take back the courts. After working with Mark on the research for Disrobed, I spoke with him about the reaction the book has received from conservatives and whether they will embrace lawsuits as lawmaking and conservative judicial activism. You begin Disrobed with your reaction to the nomination of Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court. How did conservatives’ reaction to the nomination shape the premise...
  • Anthony Romero, A Creature Of The Ford Foundation?

    06/27/2006 7:35:23 AM PDT · by Jay777 · 7 replies · 272+ views
    Stop The ACLU ^ | 27-Jun-06 | John Stephenson
    Is the ACLU's current executive director, Anthony Romero, a creature of the Ford Foundation? Is he a puppet more concerned with fundraising than civil liberties? These are the kind of accusations that some former and current ACLU executives and members are saying. The NY Sun has an article today that focuses on Anthony Romero (read the whole thing). Here is what Micheal Myers, former vice president of the ACLU, had to say: "He's not a civil libertarian," one of Mr. Romero's most persistent critics, Michael Meyers of the New York Civil Rights Coalition, said. "He doesn't have civil liberties in...
  • Rebellion Within The ACLU

    06/26/2006 10:22:51 AM PDT · by Jay777 · 52 replies · 1,563+ views
    Stop The ACLU ^ | 26-Jun-06 | John Stephenson
    Can we save the ACLU? What am I saying? Don't I want to stop the ACLU? I've said it before, America needs an organization that fights for our civil liberties and protects the bill of rights. Is the ACLU worth saving? Not in its current form. It should be obvious to any intellectually honest person that the ACLU has a left wing agenda that bypasses any claimed mission statement of unbiased protection of civil liberties. They protect the civil liberties of abortion supporters, but have a completely different set of standards when it comes to anti-abortion protesters. They are falling...
  • Florida: ACLU Sues School District Over Ban On Cuban Book (Pro-Communist book for 5-7 YO kids)

    06/21/2006 1:02:52 PM PDT · by Stoat · 17 replies · 639+ views
    Local 6 (Florida) ^ | June 21, 2006
    ACLU Sues School District Over Ban On Cuban Book   POSTED: 1:08 pm EDT June 21, 2006  MIAMI -- The American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday asked a federal judge to stop the Miami-Dade County school district from removing a series of children's books from its libraries, including one on Cuba, arguing the removal violates students' rights to free press. The Miami-Dade County Student Government Association joined the ACLU in the suit filed in U.S. District Court in downtown Miami. They argue the books are appropriate for their target group, children ages 5 to 7, and that the board...
  • ACLU vs Boy Scout Case Heads To Court Of Appeals

    04/05/2006 1:40:13 PM PDT · by Jay777 · 22 replies · 6,593+ views
    Pipeline News ^ | 5-Mar-06 | John Stephenson
    In 2005, a federal district court in Chicago sided with the ACLU and ruled that the military’s support for the National Scout Jamboree - held once every four years at Fort A.P. Hill in Fredericksburg, Virginia - unconstitutional. The case is Winkler v. Rumsfeld, No. 05-3451 (7th Cir.). The ACLU’s claim is that the Scout Oath’s “duty to God” makes the Boy Scouts a religious organization, like a church, and that military support for the Jamboree violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. If the ruling stands, the military may not lend equipment or provide logistical support to the...
  • Jihad camp to be built in Iowa on U.S. government land (ACLU OK With It)

    03/31/2006 11:28:42 AM PST · by Jay777 · 68 replies · 1,606+ views
    Militant Islam Monitor ^ | 23-Mar-06 | Joe Kaufman
    North Liberty, Iowa. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed a lease for up to 25 years with a group that wants to build a Muslim youth camp at Lake Coralville. The lease allows the Cedar Rapids-based Muslim Youth Camps of America to build on 114 acres of federal land. Construction can start once the group works out details with county and state regulators, the corps said Wednesday. Plans for the $934,000 camp north of North Liberty call for lodging up to 60 campers ages 10 to 17 in cabins and tents plus staffers during the summer and up...
  • ACLU plans to appeal 'Choose Life' plates [Tennessee]

    03/30/2006 3:20:00 PM PST · by SmithL · 25 replies · 693+ views
    AP ^ | 3/30/6
    NASHVILLE — The American Civil Liberties Union will likely appeal a recent ruling by a federal appeals court, which allows Tennessee to offer anti-abortion license plates bearing the message "Choose Life." A three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati earlier this month overturned a lower-court ruling that said the tag illegally promoted only one side of the abortion debate. The ACLU and other plaintiffs have until Friday to file an appeal for a hearing before the 6th Circuit, according to Hedy Weinberg, executive director of the ACLU of Tennessee. They would have another week to...
  • Kentucky students can't skip anti-gay harassment training

    02/20/2006 8:08:21 PM PST · by Coleus · 117 replies · 2,029+ views
    ASHLAND, Ky. — Students have no religious or free-speech right to opt-out of school training aimed at stopping anti-gay harassment in Boyd County schools, a federal judge has ruled.U.S. District Judge David Bunning said "there is simply no basis for an opt-out" because the training does not endorse any viewpoint or require students to disavow their religious beliefs. Three students had skipped the mandatory sessions at Boyd County schools.Bunning wrote in an opinion issued Feb. 17 that mandatory training "to address the issue of harassment at school, including harassment based upon actual or perceived sexual orientation, is rationally related to...
  • FREEPER ACTIVISM: ACLU Christian-haters extort $940K on claims Boy Scouts are a "religion"

    02/17/2006 9:07:31 AM PST · by Liz · 58 replies · 1,173+ views
    When will the GOP Congress wake up and stop funding the extortionate demands of these anti-American Christian-hating bigots at the ACLU? The City of Pasadena, California, recently settled with the American Civil Liberties Union to avoid further expense, agreeing to terminate its lease with the Boy Scouts and to give the ACLU $940,000 because the ACLU claims the Boy Scouts are a "religion" (see excerpt below). Our main thrust should be a permanent takedown of the ACLU, to get them out of our treasury, out of our lives, and out of our religious beliefs. The ACLU Foundation---worth some $135 million----may...
  • ACLU takes on Boy Scouts in 9th Circuit

    02/11/2006 9:58:48 AM PST · by Jay777 · 58 replies · 1,413+ views
    Worldnet Daily ^ | February 11, 2006 | Unknown
    An ACLU lawsuit on behalf of an agnostic, lesbian couple seeking to nullify the Boy Scouts’ long-standing lease with a San Diego park will be heard in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, widely regarded as the nation’s most liberal. The city of San Diego is appealing a U.S. District Court judge’s ruling in 2003, which determined the agreement violates the First Amendment’s ban on state-sponsored religion. Oral arguments will begin Tuesday morning in Pasadena, Calif. A decision is expected later this year. Judge Napoleon Jones said in his 2003 ruling the Boy Scouts are a religious organization with a...
  • Boy scouts cutting public ties, Fear lawsuits over 'God' in oath

    01/21/2006 1:03:05 PM PST · by Coleus · 80 replies · 1,728+ views ^ | 01.20.06 | DEENA YELLIN
    The fear of lawsuits from the American Civil Liberties Union has driven 216 Boy Scout, Cub Scout and related troops across the state - including 35 in North Jersey - to sever their charters with public institutions. Many of them, including Troop 124 in Northvale, have enjoyed a long friendship with municipalities that have sponsored the Scouts, provided them with funding and offered a comfortable meeting space. But an ACLU threat has sent troops scrambling for new sponsors. The Boy Scouts of America issued a directive last April for all troops to transfer their sponsorship by the end of the...
  • Schools Dropping Scouting Sponsorships, Fearing Lawsuits

    11/09/2005 10:13:38 AM PST · by Jay777 · 24 replies · 660+ views
    KSDK News ^ | 11/9/2005 | Cordell Whitlock
    (KSDK) - Threats of litigation by the American Civil Liberties Union is causing trouble for some Boy Scouts in St. Charles County. Last year the ACLU complained the Boy Scouts were a religious group, because members were compelled to swear an oath of duty to God. When the ACLU began winning court cases, several sponsors pulled out. Cub Scout Pack 530 was sponsored by Castlio Elementary School in St. Charles County for 20 years until the school pulled out after the ACLU'S nationwide threat to sue. Some parents are upset because the parent-teacher organization at Castlio decided not to sponsor...
  • ACLU targets tiny cross on seal (Group takes on town of 500 over 30-year-old image)

    10/26/2005 5:55:27 AM PDT · by NYer · 54 replies · 1,737+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | October 25, 2005
    Proving it does not discriminate against the size of the municipality it will take to court, the American Civil Liberties Union is locked in a legal battle with a small New Mexico town over a tiny cross on its seal – this after last year forcing the County of Los Angeles to remove a cross from its seal. After being threatened with a lawsuit should it continue to use the seal, the city of Tijeras, N.M., – with a population of less than 500 – decided to place itself in a David and Goliath conflict with the ACLU to defend...
  • The ACLU's latest mischief in its war on American values

    10/10/2005 4:08:51 PM PDT · by inkling · 20 replies · 868+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | October 6, 2005 | Alan Sears
    According to their own literature, the American Civil Liberties Union's job "is to conserve America's original civic values – the Constitution and the Bill of Rights." Preserving our values is a very admirable goal. But in spite of their lofty rhetoric, the ACLU is not such a protector of America's values. To the contrary, no organization, together with its allies, has consistently done more harm to our traditions and values. Just in the past few weeks, the ACLU has again proven their contempt for American values in several arenas. In September, the ACLU filed a friend-of-the-court brief urging the Supreme...
  • ACLU vs. Abstinence They are coming after schools near you.

    10/07/2005 7:57:04 AM PDT · by edcoil · 17 replies · 435+ views
    Beyond the News ^ | 7 October 2005 | Edcoil
    The ACLU is gearing up for another battle against abstinence education. A program called “Not in My State” was designed by the group to influence schools and politicians to reject abstinence education. SNIP The group wants schools to think that if they promote abstinence until marriage, they’re really advancing a religious concept—and that opens the door to the fear of litigation.
  • The ACLU's war on religion

    09/22/2005 10:17:45 AM PDT · by inkling · 25 replies · 998+ views ^ | 9/22/2005 | Alan Sears
    Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. – First Amendment, U.S. Constitution As demonstrated in the first entry in our Bill of Rights, Americans are a religious people with a history steeped in faith. The first act of the Continental Congress called for prayer. President Lincoln enacted a day of prayer and fasting, and President Truman created an annual National Day of...
  • ACLU wants three councils to change prayers

    09/20/2005 7:09:55 AM PDT · by Jay777 · 52 replies · 1,060+ views
    WISTV ^ | 20 Sep 05 | Bryce Mursch
    (Columbia-AP) September 20, 2005 - The American Civil Liberties Union wants three Upstate governments to stop mentioning Jesus Christ in prayers before council meetings. The ACLU has written Anderson and Seneca city councils and Oconee County Council asking them to follow a federal court ruling. The Fourth US Circuit Court of Appeals last year upheld a lower court ruling that prayers before Great Falls Town Council were unconstitutional because they honored one faith over another by mentioning Jesus. The US Supreme Court refused to consider the town's appeal. Mike Cubelo of the ACLU says the organization will sue if necessary.
  • The ACLU's war on parents

    09/15/2005 11:40:30 AM PDT · by inkling · 27 replies · 1,141+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | September 15, 2005 | Alan Sears
    It's tough to be a parent. In fact, raising your child these days to develop into a healthy, happy, responsible adult has never been harder. Violence and sex saturates television and movies, popular music is filled with profanity and rage – even video games often focus on the darkest edges of human behavior. It is bad enough that the culture seems at war with parents. But more disturbing are the actions of courts to damage the link between parent and child. And no group has done more to inflict damage on parental rights though the courts than the American Civil...
  • ACLU helps out those poor sex offenders (again)

    08/26/2005 10:51:30 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 22 replies · 1,396+ views ^ | august 26 2005 | associated press
    ACLU sues Woodfin over park ban on sex offenders The Associated Press A new law that bans sex offenders from going to parks in the town of Woodfin was challenged Friday in a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina. The ordinance, enacted in May, is unfair to convicted criminals who have served their punishment and done nothing else wrong, according to the lawsuit filed by the ACLU-NC's Legal Foundation in Buncombe County Superior Court. "These laws stigmatize people who have successfully rehabilitated and may even have families of their own, who might want to take...
  • ACLU Sees Green Behind the Gavel

    08/20/2005 8:30:22 AM PDT · by Constitution Restoration Act · 13 replies · 548+ views
    CENTER FOR RECLAIMING AMERICA ^ | August 10, 2005 | Sam Kastensmidt
    U.S. Representative John Hostettler has introduced legislation which seeks to prevent the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) from collecting millions of dollars in court awards when they seek to remove symbols of the Christian faith from society. The Public Expression of Religion Act of 2005 (H.R. 2679) would prevent secular organizations from collecting attorney fees after suing communities to remove memorial crosses, Ten Commandments displays, or any other vestige of the Christian faith. The legislation reads, “The remedies with respect to a claim under this section where the deprivation consists of a violation of a prohibition in the Constitution against...
  • Group hopes to 'put the fear of God' in ACLU

    08/12/2005 12:24:23 PM PDT · by Jay777 · 10 replies · 799+ views
    Word Net Daily ^ | August 12, 2005 | UNKNOWN
    The man behind an online effort to rein in the American Civil Liberties Union is taking his campaign to America's churches, hoping to mobilize millions of believers into taking a stand against the legal organization. As WorldNetDaily reported, Nedd Kareiva's StopThe is dedicating to ending the legal victories of the ACLU – from limiting the activities of the Boy Scouts to promoting same-sex marriage. The website exists for one purpose, Kareiva says, "to mobilize millions of God-fearing, patriotic Americans to stand up to the ACLU agenda and consigning it to the ash heap of history (or export it to...
  • Group hopes to 'put the fear of God' in ACLU

    08/12/2005 12:29:10 AM PDT · by ChristianDefender · 9 replies · 539+ views
    WND ^ | 08-12-05 | WND
    The man behind an online effort to rein in the American Civil Liberties Union is taking his campaign to America's churches, hoping to mobilize millions of believers into taking a stand against the legal organization. As WorldNetDaily reported, Nedd Kareiva's StopThe is dedicating to ending the legal victories of the ACLU – from limiting the activities of the Boy Scouts to promoting same-sex marriage. The website exists for one purpose, Kareiva says, "to mobilize millions of God-fearing, patriotic Americans to stand up to the ACLU agenda and consigning it to the ash heap of history (or export it to...
  • ACLU sues over prayers at Cobb commission meetings (Prayer Too Christian For ACLU)

    08/11/2005 9:05:00 AM PDT · by Jay777 · 28 replies · 652+ views
    AP ^ | Wed, Aug. 10, 2005 | AP
    ATLANTA - Five Cobb County residents and the ACLU are suing Cobb County for overly sectarian prayers at county commission meetings. The lawsuit, filed by the ACLU Wednesday in federal court in Atlanta, claims the prayers before commission meetings are too Christian. One prayer ended, "in the name of Jesus our savior," and dozens more since 2003 mentioned Jesus, according to the lawsuit. The ACLU does not challenge the commission's right to pray before meetings, just that the prayers are overly Christian, offending the five plaintiffs. The lawsuit seeks unspecified "nominal damages" and a court order for Cobb to stop...
  • ACLU vs. Boy Scouts of America

    08/06/2005 10:54:07 AM PDT · by concretebob · 46 replies · 1,766+ views
    NEWSMAX.COM ^ | Saturday 6 August 2005 | Paul Weyrich
    While growing up I was a proud member of an organization that emphasized the importance of honesty and "being clean in thought, word and deed." We vowed to serve God and our country. If you think that this organization's philosophy is non-controversial, you are sadly mistaken. We live in an era of Political Correctness. The beliefs and values that our society broadly embraced when I was a member of Boy Scout Troop 77, chartered by Holy Trinity Catholic Church of Racine, Wisconsin, are now endangered.Unfortunately, our federal courts often make decisions that assault our country's most cherished beliefs and values....
  • Is The Boy Scouts of America Public or Private?

    08/03/2005 7:19:45 AM PDT · by Millee · 42 replies · 1,287+ views
    Fox ^ | Wendy McElroy
    On Sunday, President Bush addressed a Jamboree of more than 30,000 Boy Scouts in Virginia. He stated, "through the generations, scouts have made America a stronger and better nation." Those critical of the Boy Scouts of America argue that the Boy Scouts' exclusion of gays, atheists and females makes America more divided and divisive. One side wishes to strengthen the Boy Scouts; the other wishes to destroy the Boy Scouts by forcing politically correct changes upon it. Over the past two decades, the Boy Scouts has been both a flash point and the ground of sustained struggle between traditional and...
  • Landmark Day For Stop The ACLU Blog

    07/09/2005 3:06:20 PM PDT · by Jay777 · 6 replies · 180+ views
    STOP THE ACLU ^ | 9-July-05 | Jay777
    Today is the 6th month landmark for Stop The ACLU. i started My Blogger hosted blog on February 9th of this year. I must say, it is nice to be off of blogspot. I want to invite you freepers that have blogs to help us. We have a blogburst every Thursday. Over 80 blogs are participating. We have a blogroll. The only rule is to post anti-ACLU on Thursdays, and link to us, or put the entire blogroll. When you join us we will send you the blogroll code, and if you wish you can add that to your blog....
  • ACLU--Protecting Your Beard

    06/10/2005 7:51:19 PM PDT · by Jay777 · 11 replies · 284+ views
    STOP THE ACLU BLOG ^ | 10-June-05 | Jay777
    This just in--Curtis DeVeaux, a Philadelphia fireman, is refusing to shave his beard in spite of regulations requiring him to do so for his own safety and the safety of other firefighters (breathing apparatus will not fit and seal properly over beards). Mr. DeVeaux claims that his muslim faith requires the beard (although he has been clean-shaven during his first two years of service in the fire department and agreed to follow the department regulations when he was hired.) Seems pretty simple...
  • An Invitation To All Bloggers To Help Stop The ACLU

    06/10/2005 8:06:19 PM PDT · by Jay777 · 8 replies · 608+ views
    Stop The ACLU ^ | 10-June-05 | Jay777
    Every Thursday a group of bloggers posts something anti-ACLU on their blog. We have over 70 blogs on board right now. Join us. I would like to invite all those who are currently members of the Stop The ACLU BlogBurst to join my new blog community called Protest The ACLU. To do so, just visit Protest The ACLU and click on sign up. If you are a member of the BlogBurst, I will need your rss feed to be able to list new post notifications on the community page. If you don't have a blog, or wish to start a...
  • Interview With A Former ACLU Lawyer

    06/09/2005 4:36:15 AM PDT · by Jay777 · 11 replies · 378+ views
    STOP THE ACLU BLOG ^ | 9-June-05 | Jay777
    "For God And Country Forever Surrender To The ACLU Never" I had the benefit of getting an interview with Mr. Reese Lloyd, a former ACLU lawyer affiliated with the largest Veterans Organization in America, the American Legions. When I called the media relations department there and inquired about their support for Public Expression of Religion Act of 2005 , this is the man they reffered me to. I soon found out why. This was a very passionate, wise, and well spoken man. I first inquired of his history with the ACLU, how he became employed with them, and why he...
  • Get That Cross Down Now!!

    06/07/2005 1:30:25 AM PDT · by Gribbit · 8 replies · 242+ views
    World News Daily ^ | June 7, 2005 | Gribbit
    Written for Stop The ACLU And Crossposted from there. For the past week we have been voicing our support for HR 2679, the Public Expression of Religion Act (PERA) of 2005. And this is a case that would potentially be effected by it should it already be law. In San Diego, California, there has been a fight over a cross put upon Mount Soledad. Decades ago, private citizens placed the cross on that site to honor Korean War veterans. In 2004, President Bush signed legislation designating the site a 'National War Memorial'. Now, an atheist who travels the road overlooked...

    06/03/2005 4:55:27 PM PDT · by Jay777 · 4 replies · 284+ views
    STOP THE ACLU BLOG ^ | 3-May-05 | JayS2629
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  • ACLU: Smoke But No Fire

    06/02/2005 6:25:58 AM PDT · by Jay777 · 7 replies · 157+ views
    STOP THE ACLU BLOG ^ | 2-June-05 | Rottweiller Puppy
    It seems the ACLU are by no means finished with their dirt-digging exercise at the expense of the FBI:A series of FBI inquiries across the country shows that the agency has sunk back into the kind of political monitoring it did in the 1960s and 1970s, says the American Civil Liberties Union. Ah, yes. The 1960s and 70s; that notorious period in which sinister government agencies cracked down so hard on civil liberties that the left were barely able to come up with the anti-Vietnam movement, radical feminism, Roe vs. Wade, gay rights, hippies, freely-available porn, and -- Oh. Wait....
  • So Help Me God! (ACLU-Memorial Day Weekend Special)

    05/29/2005 7:38:57 AM PDT · by Jay777 · 9 replies · 188+ views
    STOP THE ACLU BLOG ^ | 29-May-05 | Jay777
    Happy Memorial Day Weekend! As you enjoy this time off with your family, make sure to pray for the troops! Do something to honor the vets. Don't forget if you see a vet in a bar this weekend, buy him a beer! They at least deserve that as well as our thanks for protecting our great country. Now, as you remember the fallen, just keep in mind as you enjoy your barbeque, pic-nic, or whatever you and your family will be doing that the ACLU is ever vigilant. Think about this: While the ACLU attacks the Boyscouts for having the...
  • ACLU Fans The Flames Started By Newsweek

    05/27/2005 8:08:07 AM PDT · by Jay777 · 4 replies · 263+ views
    STOP THE ACLU BLOG ^ | 27-May-05 | Jay777
    As if the ACLU continued defense of American criminals and degenerates is not enough the ACLU has now taken their unholy cause to the very terrorists that have swore to kill or convert every man, women, and child in the United States. The ACLU has now “uncovered” more evidence of torture and mistreatment at the hands of United States Military interrogators. In a press release the ACLU blows their own trumpet on their “success” at uncovering “abuses”. Funny thing, the newest document that the ACLU is using as evidence is over 2 years old, has been investigated by the Military...
  • ACLU Selective Civil Rights

    05/26/2005 5:34:21 AM PDT · by Jay777 · 4 replies · 143+ views
    STOP THE ACLU BLOG ^ | 26-May-05 | Jay777
    "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it."-Voltaire The right to express unpopular opinions, advocate despised ideas(NAMBLA) and display graphic images is something the ACLU has steadfastly defended for all of its history. Exception: in the case for pro-lifers. The ACLU's Reproductive Rights Project has a lot to do with why the ACLU is so reluctant to defend the rights of anti-abortion protesters. "With a $2 million dollar budget and a staff of 17 employees, Janet Benshoof was the Union's most devoted activist for abortion rights.....she became so overextended in...