The safety and prosperity of nations ultimately and essentially depend on the protection and the blessing of Almighty God.
-John Adams, Proclamation for a day of prayer, 1797
The Free Speech Fairness Act is needed to protect the constitutional freedoms of pastors and churches. They should have the same protection as the rest of us.
Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD,
the people chosen as his inheritance.
Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others, and in public or in private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance.
United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 18, 1948
Rulers ought to employ a page to repeat to them every morning: “See that you do not torment anyone on account of his religious opinions, and that you do not extend the power of the sword to touch the conscience.”
-Joseph Glanville, The Vanity of Dogmatizing, 1661
If liberty is to be saved, it will not be by the doubters, the men of science, or the materialists; it will be by religious conviction, by the faith of individuals, who believe that God wills man to be free but also pure.
-Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Aids to Reflection, 1825
Liberty of religion . . . is not something that state, or an absolutist church offers, but that which the citizen claims and the law protects.
-Cecil Northcott, Religious Liberty, 1948
Unless the city of God pre-exists in heaven it cannot descend to earth. Therefore those who deny that Divine city cannot build on earth the city of their dreams.
-E. I. Watkin, Men and Tendencies, 1937
…for every Planned Parenthood, there are 20 federal community health centers. They’re vastly bigger in network, there are so many more of them, and they provide these kinds of services without all of the controversy surrounding this [abortion] issue.
— Speaker of the House Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.), CNN town hall, Jan. 12, 2017
Join the nationwide rally to defund Planned Parenthood on February 11th. See here for locations near you or go to http://www.protestpp.com.