Upon the request of a member of the Indiana legislature, a letter signed by 30 law professors, many from Indiana University, was released today analyzing the proposed “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” bills pending before the Indiana legislature. The letter provided careful … Continue reading ?
CIVIL LIBERTIES UPDATE: U.Va. professor to receive academic freedom award at CPAC for defending due process. James W. Ceaser, a professor of politics at the University of Virginia, will be honored at the Conservative Political Action Conference for his defense of due process in the wake of a Rolling Stone article telling the now-discredited story […]
A researcher from Liberty University (yes, really) is doing research on how young people develop or let go of their religious beliefs. It's legit research, not some trick to proselytize to you, and your help would be appreciated.If you'd like to participate, all you have to do is fill out this questionnaire, which should take no more than 20 minutes. Show More Summary
This afternoon I was notified about another Kickstarter campaign, this one from the good folks at the National Civil War Chaplains Museum at Liberty University…
The pursuit of happiness is, along with life and liberty, one of our fundamental rights. But do people who pursue happiness ever get it? That question was part of a multi-year university study. How they did the study I’m not […]
For some reason, Forest Elementary School (in Bedford County, Virginia) invited a group of college athletes to put on a basketball dunking show for the students.The group was from Liberty University.How do you think that played out?
There now seems to be a ‘pro-homosexual test’ for college and university accreditation in the northeast under the guise of ‘discrimination’ which trumps religious liberty. The prime example is the continuing persecution of a Christian college just outside of Boston, Massachusetts. We have posted about the case of Gordon College before. Many Christian colleges have […]
Duke University porn star Belle Knox is eyeing a possible career in politics. The second-year student, whose real name is Miriam Weeks, has been promoting her libertarian views as campus coordinator of Students for Liberty and helped bring Ayn Rand Institute head Yaron Brook to speak at Duke. “I’m...
GENEVA -- As 2015 begins, the values enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights are under threat. Around the world, personal liberty, human rights, and democracy are at risk -- even in countries that have embraced democratic ideals. Show More Summary
Author Salman Rushdie is scheduled to give a public lecture on liberty during his return to Emory University next month. In his February 15 talk, "The Liberty Instinct," the university distinguished professor since 2011 will discussShow More Summary
Researchers at Stanford University started Crowdpac, a website that not only analyzes a candidate's voting record and statements but their history of political donations as well. A score of "10L" is regarded as "most liberal," 0 is a...Show More Summary
Ilya Shapiro The Atlanta-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has issued another landmark opinion that protects student rights against the arbitrary diktats of university officials. In a case that has wound up and down...Show More Summary
The Texas A&M University game on Monday against West Virginia University got a lot more attention on the sidelines when video of a Texas A&M staffer throwing elbows at a couple of opposing players and hitting one in the back of the head during the first half of the Liberty Bowl game went viral. Show More Summary
Randy Smith, GM of WSET is leaving local TV to be the EVP of Liberty University. He told staffers of the Roanoke-Lynchburg, Va. ABC affiliate in an email today, his last day will be January 9, 2015. “I can’t imagine anyone ever having been blessed with a better team that I have had,” Smith wrote in the email. Show More Summary
Glenn Stanton shows how friendship and biblical fidelity belong together. N ot long ago, a former student of mine wrote an article for The Atlantic describing his experience coming out as gay at Liberty University, the evangelical school where I teach. Show More Summary
Can churches have religious freedom in a nation without economic freedom? This issue was explored at an Acton Institute conference hosted by the Catholic University of America.
Jonathan Gregoire was attending Liberty University in Virginia when he was struck by a train as he crossed a trestle. However, when taking a look at Gregoire’s social media accounts, it is evident this was not the first time the man had used the trestle. Show More Summary
Rick Santorum fired a shot across the bow of both President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama during his convocation speech at Liberty University Monday. According to the former Republican presidential candidate both men have “given all Muslims a pass” when it comes to holding the religion as a whole accountable for the actions of Islamic terrorists.
University can be a tough time during a student’s life and its not uncommon to see students being on their own for the first time. With this new found freedom, students may find themselves taking advantage of certain liberties and cutting classes is just one example. (...)Read the rest of Harvard Student Attendance Analysed By […]
(Illustration from Trinity Western University website) Canada seems to be a few years ahead of us in a negative way over the battles for Religious liberty in the face of political correctness and special rights for homosexuality. A Christian law school with a traditional Biblical view on homosexuality has not been able to get […]