Category Archives: First Amendment

A Healthy Dose of Ambition

This is a readable autobiography describing Sotomayor’s improbable rise to the highest court in the land. Her descriptions of life as an immigrant child are colorful and revealing; this is a briskly-paced tale, interesting to read with a few lagging … Continue reading

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Don’t Duck Responsibility For Your Free Speech

The “Duck Dynasty” uproar has some Christians bemoaning the demise of free speech in our nation.  But there are two treasured pillars in our unique American system: the second one is a free market where corporations who hire colorful, free-speaking … Continue reading

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