Category Archives: 1st Amendment

The Controversy over Christmas

The Christmas Grinchs are back again this year, despite all the progress I though I saw last year with people protesting those establishments that attempted to remove “Christmas” from their stores due to a fear over offending a few customers.  It just seems like bad business to me, to remove from your store any references […]


LDS Church Leader, Elder Oaks, on U.S. Constitution

Elder Dallin H. Oaks, an apostle for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently stated United States Constitution’s fundamental principles must be understood, valued and protected.Elder Oaks made these remakes as the key note speaker at Utah’s Constitution Day Celebration that took place at in the Tabernacle at Temple Square in Salt Lake […]


The History of Mormon Pioneers.

Between 1847 through 1869 (and even beyond the 1890s), estimates of 60,000 – 80,000 Mormon pioneers migrated to the Utah mountains on journeys that took months to complete. Today, July 24th, Mormons all around the world celebrate these faithful pioneers who made these treks.  The specific date, commemorates the arrival of the first company of […]


What do Mormon’s Truly belive about the purpous of government?

The LDS Church’s official doctrine on the purpose of government: 1. Governments should preserve freedom of conscience and worship: “… governments were instituted of God for the benefit of man; and that he holds men accountable for their acts in relation to them, both in making laws and administering them, for the good and safety […]


LDS Church reasserts it’s Political Neutrality while encouraging activism.

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently issued a letter . . . encouraged Latter-day Saints to attend their local precinct caucus meetings. In doing so the Church has also reasserted it’s stance on being politically neutral: “The Church does not: Endorse, promote or oppose political parties, candidates or […]


Freedom Wins in case over Campaigning – Citizens United v. FEC

Thanks to the McCain–Feingold Act (Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002), the established corporate news media can do something you cannot. They can raise and spend unlimited amounts of money to communicate about politicians, campaigns, and issues. This gives the media an advantage when it comes to informing the public as to what your choices […]


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