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LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said Wednesday that secularists are wrong when they argue the Constitution requires religious references to be banished from the public square.

Justice Scalia, part of the court’s conservative wing, was preaching to the choir when he told the audience at Colorado Christian University that a battle is underway over whether to allow religion in public life, from referencing God in the Pledge of Allegiance to holding prayers before city hall meetings.


“That’s a possible way to run a political system. The Europeans run it that way,” Justice Scalia said. “And if the American people want to do it, I suppose they can enact that by statute. But to say that’s what the Constitution requires is utterly absurd.”

Justice Scalia’s remarks came as part of a day of public appearances in Colorado. He lectured students on the Commerce Clause during a morning class, and then received an honorary doctorate prior to his luncheon speech from CCU President Bill Armstrong.

“At no place on Earth does Justice Scalia have as many admirers as he does on the Colorado Christian University campus,” said Mr. Armstrong, a former U.S. senator.


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HE IS RIGHT WE MUST KEEP GOD ALWAYS 

   THANK GOD FOR JUSTICE SCALIA AND THE Colorado Christian University. KEEP THIS GOING !

There has never been a recent time more in need of God and His words. For those who don't believe in God, that is their choice but it is not their right to dictate what those of us who do  believe should be able to hear or see.  If my belief is offensive to them, then simply stat away from it but keep your views to yourself as they are offensive to me.

Yea... a little late for that isn't it Anthony?  The courts are certainly barring the free exercise of religion as our forefather's understood the concept. American's are no longer capable of expressing their faith in the public forum without being subjected to both legal and civil sanctions.  Even when the law supports such freedom of religious expression it often takes a law suit to enforce that freedom.

There needs to be a seed change in the legal profession ... one that rejects the notion that religion and the expression of it must be limited or controlled in order not to offend others... the exact opposite should be the case as the first amendment clearly states Congress shall make no law which abridges (restricts) the free exercise of religion... that also applies to activist judges... whose court rulings carry the weight of law.

In my view , the Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children , under a free government ought to be instructed .... No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the rights and privileges  of a free people."    - Noah Webster

                                                                                                 

I believe all of the founders during their struggles in the revolution and constitutional debate invoked the creator, and no one will argue the fact that the IQ of one of them equals the aggregate of all of the protestors of today.

It is God alone that is preventing the total collapse of our country and the Leftist know it. These stupid idiots just don't get it, God is everywhere.  No one can remove His presence because He is the Alpha & Omega, the Beginning and the End, the Great I Am! Hallelujah, Praise God, Praise our Risen Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Amen!

I thank God for this Wonderful Judge

“That’s a possible way to run a political system. The Europeans run it that way,” Justice Scalia said. “And if the American people want to do it, I suppose they can enact that by statute. But to say that’s what the Constitution requires is utterly absurd.”

America was founded on Christianity and should always have

GOD IN THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGENCE & IN OUR LIVES.

IF THE ATHEIST DO NOT LIKE IT WELL THEY CAN GO

TO  H### . AND IF THE MUSLIMS WHO HAVE INVADED

AMERICA DON'T LIKE IT THEN GO BACK TO YOUR COUNRY.

This is a man that we Christians better stand behind he is the only judge that I have heard that even mentionGod let alone stand up. We have been stuck with a muslim communist president ,if he had his way he would replace Justice Scalia with one of his muslim brothers and inact sharia law,which I think  would provoke a civil war, I know to me it would be open season on the goat eating camel humpers

Judge Scalia, thank you for your position and we trust you will remain consistent with your position.  The fact that this nation, founded on the Judeo-Christian principles has to even be the least concerned about OUR RELIGION AND OUR FAITH OFFENDING OTHERS is absurd.  They are free in this country to worship as they wish and we don't infringe on that freedom.  They must always be aware that THIS IS OUR COUNTRY and our rights are just as important as theirs.  We don't change our culture for them and they should not expect it.  I spent five years in Iraq during OIF and OEF and we respected their culture.  We now expect the same for anyone who enters this country.  If they are unwilling to accept our culture, they are welcome to get on a plane and go right back where they came from.  In fact, there are many who need to be sent back from whence they came already.  We, as a nation, have always had the motto, "live and let live" but that motto is not shared by extremists.  The Muslims coming over here and expecting special privileges is absurd.  They are lucky to be here in the first place.  Mexicans who want to come here for a better life but want to burn our flag and fly theirs need to get a lesson in live and let live or go back home.  Homosexuals who want us to give up our rights and give in to their demands.....not a chance.  They can be what they choose to be and do what they choose to do, just leave us out of all their madness.  We are told we cannot worship God in public and our schools cannot allow prayer before athletic events, we can't say the Pledge of Allegiance to our Flag in our public schools anymore and we cannot fly our Flag at certain events because we might offend others.  THIS IS OUR COUNTRY.  ALL THESE THINGS ARE OUR CULTURE AND OUR RIGHTS.  For those who don't agree, they are welcome to leave......the Obamas first in my book.   They are infringing on our freedom and our rights and they have no right to do that!!!  We have allowed them their rights here and many of them we are supporting with no return on our taxpayer money.  That needs to come to an end NOW.  This country has never before needed God more than we do now.  We need more people to seek God and his mercy upon us and our country, not having some politician in Washington telling us we are not free to worship God wherever we choose.  It's time America, we have been goody two shoes long enough.  It's time we stand up to the bullies in Washington and let them know who the REAL BOSS is and that would be the CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, WE THE PEOPLE. 

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Fact Check:   'Joe Biden Claims ‘We Didn’t Lock People Up In Cages’

CLAIM: Former Vice President Joe Biden claimed, on immigration: “We didn’t lock people up in cages.”

VERDICT: FALSE. The “cages” were built by the Obama-Biden administration.

Univision moderator Jorge Ramos asked Biden at the third Democrat debate at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas, why Latinos should trust him after the Obama administration continued deporting “undocumented immigrants.”

Biden claimed that the Obama administration’s policies were more humane than those of President Donald Trump: “We didn’t lock people up in cages,” he said.

In fact, the “cages” were built by the Obama administration to deal with a surge of unaccompanied minors who crossed the border illegally in 2014.

Originally, the Obama administration was “warehousing” children — literally — in overwhelmed Border Patrol facilities. Breitbart News broke the story of the surge, which was partly triggered by Obama’s policy of allowing illegal alien children who entered the country as minors to stay in the country (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA).

Above image credit: AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File

The above photo was published by the Associated Press in June 2014, and the photo below is of Obama’s Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, touring a Border Patrol facility with “cages.”


Above: Border Patrol officers escort Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Gov. Jan Brewer through the department’s Nogales processing facility for immigrant children. (Photo courtesy Barry Bahler/Department of Homeland Security)

The “cages” are chain-link enclosures in Border Patrol processing facilities that are meant to protect children from adults in custody. They are not permanent accommodations.

In mid-2018, as the Trump administration began enforcing a “zero tolerance” policy that stopped the “catch-and-release” policy of letting illegal aliens go after they were arrested. Detaining adults and children meant that children had to be processed separately; the enclosures prevented adults from harming children.

As Breitbart News reported at the time, children were not housed in “cages.” They were processed and then taken to shelters, where they were given medical care, toiletries, education, recreation, and counseling, and where staff attempted to find relatives or sponsors to whom they could be released.

Democrats began tweeting images of “kids in cages” to condemn the Trump administration. Journalists, too, shared those images.

One problem: they were taken during the Obama administration.

Public outrage at the images led President Trump to end the policy, and require families to be detained together.

Democrats keep repeating the mistake, however: in July, they had to delete a tweet that used an image from the Obama era and cited the “inhumane treatment” of children by the Trump administration.

Republicans argue that not detaining illegal aliens is actually the cruel policy, because it encourages migrants to undertake a dangerous journey, often guided by cartels and smugglers.

As Breitbart News’ Alana Mastrangelo noted recently:

But what’s worse than “cages,” however, are reports of migrant children also being handed over to human traffickers during the Obama administration — while Biden was vice president — according to the New York Times. Between October 2013 and July 2015 alone, nearly 80,000 unaccompanied children from Central American countries were detained by U.S. authorities.

It remains unclear how many of the tens of thousands of children were handed over to human traffickers — including sex traffickers — during that span of nearly two years, as those cases are reportedly not tracked.

“Others were ransomed by the very smugglers to whom their families paid thousands of dollars to sneak them into the United States,” reported the New York Times in 2015, during Obama’s presidency and Biden’s vice presidency. “Some lost limbs during the journey or found themselves sold into sexual slavery.”

Biden told voters in South Carolina last month that he would close all border detention facilities, guaranteeing that the migrant flow would continue.

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