Tag: Bill of Rights

Dr. Ron Nate: Our Divine Constitution and Our Personal Responsibility

Dr. Ron Nate, a Senior Fellow at the Madison Liberty Institute, explains the significance of September 17th and the Constitution. Ron NateRon is a professor of economics at BYU-Idaho and an Idaho state representative (LD.34). He specializes in applied microeconomics, public economics, quantitative methods, the economics of education, poverty economics, and public choice. He has…

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Have We Forgotten to Remember God?

The ratification of our U. S. Constitution on September 17, 1787, was a miracle. The attendees to the convention were of strong and varied opinions as to how the government of our new nation should be structured. Debate stretched over four hot summer months in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. When compromise or agreement seemed hopeless, Benjamin Franklin…

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01.22.2020: The U.S. Constitution & Current Events | Weekly Class

Our BrushFires project has partnered with one of our Spark Freedom student groups, the Restoration Generation, to provide in-depth training on constitutional topics and current events. The classes are free and open to the public.

01.29.2020: The U.S. Constitution & Current Events | Weekly Class

Our BrushFires project has partnered with one of our Spark Freedom student groups, the Restoration Generation, to provide in-depth training on constitutional topics and current events. The classes are free and open to the public.

01.08.2020: The U.S. Constitution & Current Events | Weekly Class

Our BrushFires project has partnered with one of our Spark Freedom student groups, the Restoration Generation, to provide in-depth training on constitutional topics and current events. The classes are free and open to the public.

A Well Armed and Well Trained Citizenry

There was almost a mass shooting on Sunday at a church in Texas (Fox News). A man in a long coat pulled out a shotgun and shot one of the 240 parishioners. Within seconds, a man in the congregation named Jack Wilson stood up and took a single shot. The shooter was struck in the…

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The Great Charter: The First Great Step In Constitutional Liberty

During the early Middle Ages, English kings were oppressive, and neither the nobles nor the people had any voice in the affairs of state. The nobles despised the absolute rule of the king, and the common people resented the high taxes. The clergy, the nobles, and the middle class concluded that the only way they…

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OTD: Roger Williams Banished

On this day, October 9, 1635, Roger Williams is banished from Massachusetts Bay Colony. The beliefs of Williams upset the very foundations of Puritanism – its church and its colony. Here’s what his “heretical” views were: First: Williams believed every man had the right to practice whatever religion he pleased. A person’s beliefs were a…

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Thanksgiving in October?

The fall has arrived, Halloween is coming, Thanksgiving on its heels, then, before we know it, Christmas will be here. Thanksgiving and the Fourth of July are my two favorite holidays because they are about people – families, neighbors, fellow-countrymen, and the human race at large. You don’t have to worry about shopping for presents…

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Insuring Domestic Tranquility

A united people are the best defense against foreign and domestic aggression. What does the Constitution mean when it says it was designed to insure domestic tranquility? Listen to the audio clip below to catch the eleventh installment (lesson 11) of the series “Through the Constitution“ with Daniel Sheridan.  For more posts on the U.S. Constitution,…

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