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Liberals embrace Trudeau's plan to transform party into open movement

WINNIPEG – Justin Trudeau put his leadership on the line Saturday with a direct appeal to grassroots Liberals to accept his controversial proposal aimed at transforming the ruling party from an exclusive club into a wide-open political movement. 825 more words

Canada

Constitutional Conventions: What Can 1787 Teach About 2016?

May 28, 2016 by  Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.

On May 25, 1787 the so-called “federal convention” began in Philadelphia, some two weeks after it was scheduled to start. 1,301 more words

Grassroots Liberals uneasy over Trudeau's plan to transform party

WINNIPEG – Justin Trudeau put his leadership on the line Saturday with a direct appeal to grassroots Liberals to accept his controversial proposal aimed at transforming the ruling party from an exclusive club into a wide-open political movement. 833 more words

Canada

Why Shariah? - NYTimes.com

By NOAH FELDMAN
MARCH 16, 2008
Last month, Rowan Williams, the archbishop of Canterbury, gave a nuanced, scholarly lecture in London about whether the British legal system should allow non-Christian courts to decide certain matters of family law. 107 more words

Long & Serious

State Representatives Attack Declaration of Independence on Louisiana House Floor

This is stunning. Breitbart “State Rep. Barbara Norton (D) led the charge against HB 1035, a measure that would require local school boards of education to have students in grades four to six recite a specified section of the Declaration of Independence after the current daily period of silent prayer or meditation and the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance. 157 more words

Constitution

Religious Liberty Has Become an Idol

I think this has been something I’ve been trying to say for quite some time: the Constitution has become an idol among Christians in America. You can see this because they let things like the First and Second Amendments guide their lives more than they do the Scriptures. 1,031 more words

Biblical Truth

#VoterID at the Fifth Circuit

I tweeted about Tuesday’s oral arguments before the en banc Fifth Circuit, in the Texas voter-ID case, and there was a lot of great Twitter activity that followed. 14 more words

Appellate Practice