Support the Land of Promise for Jews Through Israel


John R. Houk

© September 7, 2019

I am a HUGE supporter of Israel. I am not Jewish but I am a Christian Zionist. WHY? Because of God Almighty’s Promise to Abraham which proceeds through the lineage of Isaac rather than Ishmael or any other sons of Abraham. Here are some lengthy Old Testament excerpts solidifying God’s Promise to Abraham (Genesis 15: 2-5, 13-14, 16, 18-21; 17: 1-8, 15-19, 21; 21: 1-3, 9-10, 12; 22: 15-18 NKJV):

 

Genesis 15:2-5

 

But Abram said, “Lord God, what will You give me, seeing I [a]go childless, and the heir of my house is Eliezer of Damascus?” Then Abram said, “Look, You have given me no offspring; indeed one[b] born in my house is my heir!”

 

And behold, the word of the Lord came to him, saying, “This one shall not be your heir, but one who will come from your own body shall be your heir.” Then He brought him outside and said, “Look now toward heaven, and count the stars if you are able to number them.” And He said to him, “So shall your descendants be.”

 

Genesis 15:13-14

 

13 Then He said to Abram: “Know certainly that your descendants will be strangers in a land that is not theirs, and will serve them, and they will afflict them four hundred years. 14 And also the nation whom they serve I will judge; afterward they shall come out with great possessions.

 

Genesis 15:16

 

16 But in the fourth generation they shall return here, for the iniquity of the Amorites is not yet complete.”

 

Genesis 15:18-21

 

18 On the same day the Lord made a covenant with Abram, saying:

“To your descendants I have given this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the River Euphrates— 19 the Kenites, the Kenezzites, the Kadmonites, 20 the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Rephaim, 21 the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Girgashites, and the Jebusites.”

 

Genesis 17:1-8

 

17 When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am [a]Almighty God; walk before Me and be blameless. And I will make My covenant between Me and you, and will multiply you exceedingly.” Then Abram fell on his face, and God talked with him, saying: “As for Me, behold, My covenant is with you, and you shall be a father of [b]many nations. No longer shall your name be called [c]Abram, but your name shall be [d]Abraham; for I have made you a father of [e]many nations. I will make you exceedingly fruitful; and I will make nations of you, and kings shall come from you. And I will establish My covenant between Me and you and your descendants after you in their generations, for an everlasting covenant, to be God to you and your descendants after you. Also I give to you and your descendants after you the land in[f] which you are a stranger, all the land of Canaan, as an everlasting possession; and I will be their God.”

 

Genesis 17:15-19

 

15 Then God said to Abraham, “As for Sarai your wife, you shall not call her name Sarai, but [a]Sarah shall be her name. 16 And I will bless her and also give you a son by her; then I will bless her, and she shall be a mother of nations; kings of peoples shall be from her.”

 

17 Then Abraham fell on his face and laughed, and said in his heart, “Shall a child be born to a man who is one hundred years old? And shall Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear a child?18 And Abraham said to God, “Oh, that Ishmael might live before You!”

 

19 Then God said: “No, Sarah your wife shall bear you a son, and you shall call his name Isaac; I will establish My covenant with him for an everlasting covenant, and with his descendants after him.

 

Genesis 17:21

 

21 But My covenant I will establish with Isaac, whom Sarah shall bear to you at this set time next year.”

 

Genesis 21:1-3

 

21 And the Lord visited Sarah as He had said, and the Lord did for Sarah as He had spoken. For Sarah conceived and bore Abraham a son in his old age, at the set time of which God had spoken to him. And Abraham called the name of his son who was born to him—whom Sarah bore to him—Isaac.[a]

 

Genesis 21:9-10

 

And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, scoffing.[a] 10 Therefore she said to Abraham, “Cast out this bondwoman and her son; for the son of this bondwoman shall not be heir with my son, namely with Isaac.”

 

Genesis 21:12

 

12 But God said to Abraham, “Do not let it be displeasing in your sight because of the lad or because of your bondwoman. Whatever Sarah has said to you, listen to her voice; for in Isaac your seed shall be called.

 

Genesis 22:15-18

 

15 Then the Angel of the Lord called to Abraham a second time out of heaven, 16 and said: “By Myself I have sworn, says the Lord, because you have done this thing, and have not withheld your son, your only son17 blessing I will bless you, and multiplying I will multiply your descendants as the stars of the heaven and as the sand which is on the seashore; and your descendants shall possess the gate of their enemies. 18 In your seed all the nations of the earth shall be blessed, because you have obeyed My voice.”

 

AND THAT JUST TO ABRAHAM! God Almighty continued the Promise of Land and blessings before possession through Abraham’s son Isaac and grandson Jacob (renamed Israel) – Genesis 26:3-5; 27:26-29; 28:13-14; 35:11-12 NKJV.

 

There are more Scriptures related to the Land of Promise via Abraham, Isaac and Jacob to their descendants which are the Jews. Frankly do not look at the lying devilish book known as the Quran – IT IS A COUNTERFEIT manifested to do the design Satan hoped for in the Garden deception of Adam and Eve which messed up all humanity until the RETURN of Jesus the Christ/Messiah to restore all things to God Almighty’s design for His Creation.

 

AND SO, this is the lead up to an email I received from Christians in Defense of Israel. The email’s focus is garner support for Israel to declare sovereignty over Judea and Samaria (the land the rest of the world has been brainwashed to call the West Bank) AND plea for President Trump to recognize such sovereignty. Christians in Defense of Israel  lobbying President Trump with a petition linked in the email. I SIGNED IT!

 

In full disclosure, the petition appears to have the second purpose as a fund raiser for Christians in Defense of Israel. It is a worthy organization to support, but I personally am not in a financial position to donate thus I just signed the petition and moved on. HOWEVER, if you are in a financial position to give I urge you to do so.

 

I am cross posting the email and the wording of the petition, but you will have to actually click the petition link to sign and/or donate.

 

JRH 9/7/19

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God promised Abraham the “West Bank”?

 

Sent by Mat Staver, Chairman

Sent 9/7/19 11:55 AM

Sent via Christians in Defense of Israel

 

This will surprise you. It startled me when I first learned it. And it bears directly on prospects for peace in the Middle East. It’s why I’m urging good friends of Israel like you, John, to join me in sending a historic petition to President Trump. Join me in calling on him to recognize “Israeli Sovereignty in Judea and Samaria!”

YES TO ISRAELI SOVEREIGNTY NOW!

 

And please stand with CIDI now. Help us fight for Israel with your special gift today. Thank you! –Mat

 

John,

You and I both know that the so-called “West Bank”—better known as Judea and Samaria—is the disputed territory which Palestinians fiercely claim for their “state of Palestine.”

But it’s also land—as I explain below—which God specifically promised to Abraham and his descendants some 4,000 years ago.

And that promise is still in force.

Which is why I’m asking you—as a good friend of Israel and CIDI—to stand with me in urging President Trump to do what, just a decade ago, would have been unthinkable.

The president has already recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. He recognized Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. Now it’s time to take the next step.

 

Will you please join me in calling on President Trump to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the West Bank—Judea and Samaria, the Jewish people’s biblical heartland?

With the White House peace place set for release after Israel votes September 17, now is the time to urge President Trump to take this historic step.

Join me today in issuing this historic call by signing our critical, time-sensitive “Israeli Sovereignty in Judea and Samaria!” petition to the President.

YES TO ISRAELI SOVEREIGNTY NOW!

 

+ + Abraham was in the “West Bank” when God promised him the land!

It’s well known that God promised “all the land of Canaan” to Abraham and his descendants. But what’s not widely known is where Abraham was when God made that promise.

The surprising fact is that Abraham was living in the so-called West Bank when God twice promised him and his descendants the land of Israel!

On one occasion, Abraham was in ancient Shechem, now known as Nablus—a Palestinian city in the northern West Bank—when God appeared to him and said, “To your offspring I will give this land” (Genesis 12:7).

Later, when Abraham settled at Hebron, an ancient city in the southern West Bank, God gave Abraham another land promise: “I will give to you and to your offspring after you . . . all the land of Canaan, for an everlasting possession” (Genesis 17:8).

And yet the world denounces Israel for “occupying” the West Bank—better known as Judea and Samaria!

 

  • Israel-hating congresswoman Ilhan Omar attacks Israel for the “cruel reality of the occupation.” She bashes the Jewish state for its “brutal occupation.”
  • UN Security Council resolution 2334—President Obama’s parting shot at Israel—labels Jewish neighborhoods in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank) “a flagrant violation under international law and a major obstacle” to peace.

 

But how can you “occupy” what is, in fact, yours?

+ + Truth is the one foundation for true peace

The truth is that this land—the West Bank—belongs to Israel as a matter of history, international law and most importantly, divine promise. And truth is the one foundation on which to build lasting peace in the Middle East.

That’s why I’m asking you to join me in calling on President Trump to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the West Bank.

 

Making that recognition would be a huge and historic step. But the president needs to hear from you and me right away because the White House peace plan is coming out soon—possibly in October once Israeli elections are over and a new government is formed.

Please sign the Israeli Sovereignty in Judea and Samaria! petition now!

 

+ + Two special “Thank You” gifts you’ll love

And once you’ve signed the petition, I’d love to send two special gifts in thanks for your support: my small book, Why the Two-State Solution Won’t Work . . . But What Could, and an attractive “Stand with Israel” sticker for your home or car. Both, together, are my “Thank You” when you send a gift of $25 or more today.

Your much-needed gift will make a real difference.

When you give, you help us fight for Israel on Capitol Hill, across America, and in the Holy Land. Because of friends like you, CIDI works every day to bless and defend Israel. But without your help, that just won’t happen.

Please let me hear from you right away!

Together for Israel,

 

Mat Staver
Chairman

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Tell President Trump to Recognize Israel’s God-Given, Legal Right to Its Land [PETITION]

 

In just weeks—possibly October—President Donald Trump will release his long-awaited peace plan. And there’s one element absolutely crucial to its success: a recognition of Israel’s historic, lawful and legitimate claim to its biblical heartland, Judea and Samaria—a.k.a. the West Bank.

 

That’s why we’re calling on friends of Israel like you to sign the Israeli Sovereignty in Judea and Samaria! petition now.

 

But time is short. The peace plan will come out soon and we must rush these petitions to the White House right away! Act now by signing the petition below. And thank you in advance for your generous gift. Your partnership is appreciated!

 

Stand with Israel and sign the Israeli Sovereignty in Judea and Samaria! petition right away!

 

Israeli Sovereignty in Judea and Samaria!

A Petition to President Donald Trump

 

Dear President Trump,

 

Thank you for your strong pro-Israel leadership. Your recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and your bold decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights are historic achievements that corrected long-standing mistakes by past administrations. But now it’s time to take the next step.

 

The misnamed “West Bank” is, in fact, historic Judea and Samaria—Israel’s biblical heartland. This is land God promised to the descendants of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. It is territory to which the Jewish people have a legitimate, lawful and sovereign claim under the agreement reached by the Great Powers after World War I. That’s why it’s now time to recognize the Jewish state’s sovereign right over Judea and Samaria—a.k.a. the West Bank.

 

Because truth is the only foundation for peace, your declaration acknowledging Israeli sovereignty over the West Bank must be part of your forthcoming Israeli/Palestinian Peace Plan. As a friend of Israel and an American citizen, I strongly urge you to, once more, lead with boldness and recognize Jewish sovereignty on Jewish land—the territory of Judea and Samaria.

 

Will you sign?

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Support the Land of Promise for Jews Through Israel

John R. Houk

© September 7, 2019

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U.S. Government: DEFUND UNITED NATIONS


John R. Houk

© August 18, 2018

 

Many Conservatives believe the United Nations’ current function is a useless load of horse manure that too often acts counter to U.S. National Interests and National Sovereignty. Ergo Conservatives such as I, have been advocating leaving the UN or least defund the global body.

 

I have signed numerous petitions to take some kind of anti-UN action or another. The petitions are typically useless. The only true function of a petition in the USA is to exert influence in rallying Senate and/or House support for any hero member of Congress to introduce legislation that has some form of anti-UN action in it.

 

It is my pleasure to share a Christians in Defense of Israel (CIDI) calling on Congress to defund the United Nations. A quick perusal of the petition shows the petition-goal is 10,000. Personally it is my belief that a mere 10,000 signatures will move a Senator or Representative to move on defunding. So, it would be nice to round up enough signatures that far surpasses 10,000. I am imagining more like multiple millions. THAT WILL GET THE ATTENTION OF MEMBERS OF CONGRESS!

 

The reasoning behind the CIDI petition to defund the UN as the immense amount of antisemitism spewed from Arab nations that hate Jews and so by extension accuse the nation Israel of unjustly protecting their sovereignty with excessive abuse. The REALITY is Israel’s neighbors and the Arabs living in the Biblically Promised land of the Jews (i.e. Arabs making up a non-existent people of Palestinians) have been committing acts of terrorism against Jews since Israel’s independence in 1948.

 

HENCE, the UN has been supporting Jew-Hatred policies at least since the 1960s but even more virulently today.

 

SIGN THE PETITION

 

Below is the CIDI email about the petition followed by the petition wording at the webpage you’ll to visit to sign.

 

JRH 8/18/18

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Yes/No: “Defund U.N.”

 

Sent from Christians in Defense of Israel [alert@cidisrael.cc]

Sent 8/15/2018 5:04 PM

 

The U.N. is a hotbed of anti-Semitism where Israel is relentlessly attacked. Recent reports indicate the Palestinians may even call for Israel to be ousted from the U.N.!

But the fact is, OUR TAX DOLLARS are underwriting this massively anti-Israel organization that is “pathologically obsessed” with undermining Israel.

Christians In Defense Of Israel is launching a national petition calling for Congress and the President to DEFUND THE U.N. I need your help launching this effort. I want to reach 10,000 petitions in the next week. If you agree that we must DEFUND THE U.N., please go here to sign, and see below for my full report.

Mat Staver

P.S. If you already signed, please share this report with your friends. Go here for a web version. And click here to sign:

 

Defund UN Banner

 

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(Original message)

REPORT: WHY WE MUST DEFUND THE U.N.
by Mat Staver

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu calls it a “place of darkness for my country.”

Donald Trump slammed it in 2016, saying “it surely is not a friend to Israel.”

And U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley blasted its “outrageously biased resolutions” and “breathtaking double standards.”

I’m speaking, of course, about the United Nations. Year after year this “theater of the absurd” viciously attacks, maligns, and demonizes the one Jewish state. Legal scholar Anne Bayefsky denounces it as the “world’s leading purveyor of anti-Semitism.”

It’s a place where Israel can do almost no right. And rogue states like Syria, Iran and North Korea can do almost no wrong. Just last year, the 193-nation UN General Assembly passed 21 resolutions criticizing Israel. But only six targeting the rest of the world.

Somehow the Middle East’s one true democracy—a lighthouse of freedom—deserved three times more censure than all other nations. And this has been going on for decades.

Nearly 40 years ago, America’s ambassador to the UN Jeanne Kirkpatrick charged the UN was “pathologically obsessed” with Israel. She called it “the principal forum of a concerted worldwide campaign against” the Jewish state. That was 1981. It’s still true today. And will be in years to come . . . unless you and I act now.

That’s why I’m asking you to join me today in demanding the President and Congress STOP all funding to the United Nations. Click here now to sign our Defund the United Nations petition.

 

+ + The UN: A failed U.S. investment! 

American taxpayers–including you and me–send a staggering $10 billion each year to the United Nations. That’s more than 22 percent of all UN revenue. It’s more than the combined total paid by 176 other UN member nations.

U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley declared, “We have an obligation to demand more for our investment. And if our investment fails, we have an obligation to spend our resources in more productive ways.”

I could not agree more–and I hope you do as well. After more than 70 years and billions of American taxpayer dollars, the UN is a failed investment.

That’s why the time is now to demand the President and Congress STOP all funding to the United Nations. Click here now to sign our Defund the United Nations petition.

Thank you for joining with me!

God bless you. God bless the USA. God bless Israel.

Mat Staver, President
Christians in Defense of Israel

P.S. Incredibly, the world’s foremost friend of Israel is also the largest donor, by far, to one of Israel’s most vicious and powerful enemies. And it’s time for this to stop! Click here to add your name to our Defund the United Nations petition.

 

+ + Comments? Questions?

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Liberty Counsel. PO Box 540774 . Orlando, FL 32854 . 407-875-1776

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Petition To Defund The United Nations

 

Petition to Defund UN banner

 

Year after year the United Nations is a hotbed of anti-Semitism where Israel is demonized, attacked, and condemned … relentlessly. And American taxpayers foot the bill! American taxpayers send a staggering $10 billion each year to the United Nations. That’s more than 22 percent of all UN revenue. It’s more than the total paid by 176 other UN member nations combined.

 

But why should Israel’s best friend pay the bill for one of its worst enemies? After more than 70 years and billions of American taxpayer dollars, the UN is a failed investment. That’s why the time is now to demand the President and Congress STOP all funding to the United Nations.

 

Do you agree that we must DEFUND THE U.N.? Then add your name to this important petition!

 

The Petition States:

 

As an American citizen, a taxpayer, and a friend of Israel, I am calling on President Trump and the Congress to slash the American contribution to the United Nations to zero. And to do so immediately.

 

America sends nearly $10 billion each year to the United Nations—roughly 22 percent of the total UN budget and far more than any other nation. And yet the UN is one of the world’s most viciously anti-Semitic bodies. It singles out Israel—the one true democracy in the Middle East—for harsh, unreasonable and unrelenting condemnation. It does all this with the financial support of the United States. And the time for this to end is NOW.

 

*****SIGN THE PETITION****

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U.S. Government: DEFUND UNITED NATIONS

John R. Houk

© August 18, 2018

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Yes/No: “Defund U.N.”

 

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What We Do

 

The mission of Christians in Defense of Israel (CIDI) is to strengthen your Christian faith and to inspire you to be a goodwill ambassador for Israel and the Jewish people. We accomplish this mission through education and immersive experiences in Israel. Contact us directly: (407) 875-1948, email: israel@CIDIsrael.org, or direct mail: PO BOX 540209 Orlando FL, 32854-0209.

 

CIDI provides education in multiple ways, including, but not limited to: the Defender newsletter; brochures, books and booklets; audio-visual; radio and television; online and social media; tele-conferences and tele-town halls; conferences; student organizations; and immersive experiential tours in Israel. There are two general types of Israel tours CIDI offers or supports. READ THE REST

 

Bible Banning Despite 1st Amendment


John R. Houk

© April 24, 2018

 

I have been seeing Social Media posts claiming California has legislation in the works to ban the Bible. I chalked the information up to Fake News or maybe – cough – Russian bots trying to rile up Conservative Values supporters.

 

After all, how in the world can secularist and/or atheist Lefties believe they can get away with such a huge violation of the First Amendment, RIGHT?

 

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. (U.S. Constitution – Amendment 1; USConstitution.net)

 

Ever heard of the book Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury? The book is one of my favorites from my Sci-Fi teen reading days. It should be bought and become required reading for every household to understand the power of State totalitarianism. The book is classic with a 1966 movie based on it AND HBO is coming out with a modern version I believe sometime in May 2018. Here is a less than a minute trailer:

 

VIDEO: Fahrenheit 451 (2018) | Teaser Trailer | HBO

 

Posted by HBO

Published on Jan 11, 2018

 

HBO Films presents Fahrenheit 451. In a terrifying care-free future, a young man, Guy Montag, whose job as a fireman is to burn all books, questions his actions after meeting a young girl…and begins to rebel against society. Starring Michael B. Jordan, and Michael Shannon. Coming Soon. READ THE REST

 

Perhaps the Leftist legislators will ban Fahrenheit 451 along with the Bible to make sure their citizens remain ignorant of political totalitarianism.

 

Before you pooh-pooh the idea of the California State legislators banning books, here is the Assembly Bill No. 2943 California Legislative Information published 03/23/2018 09:00 PM.

 

The Bill no where mentions the Bible or the morality of the Christian Faith. However, using commercial practices as a pretext AB 2943 declares all things associated with the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) lifestyle is a part of the natural order of existence. Thus, the law prohibits any action to change the LGBTQ lifestyle as illegal. I was going to cross post the entirety of AB 2943, then I realized after copying the Act to a separate Word Document that consumed 18 pages, the reading would be a bit mundane. Here is a relevant excerpt affecting Freedom:

 

AB 2943, as amended, Low. Unlawful business practices: sexual orientation change efforts.

 

 

This bill would include, as an unlawful practice prohibited under the Consumer Legal Remedies Act, advertising, offering to engage in, or engaging in sexual orientation change efforts with an individual. The bill would also declare the intent of the Legislature in this regard.

 

 

SECTION 1.

 

The Legislature finds and declares the following:

 

(a) Contemporary science recognizes that being lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender is part of the natural spectrum of human identity and is not a disease, disorder, or illness.

 

(b) The American Psychological Association convened the Task Force on Appropriate Therapeutic Responses to Sexual Orientation. The task force conducted a systematic review of peer-reviewed journal literature on sexual orientation change efforts and issued a report in 2009. The task force concluded that sexual orientation change efforts can pose critical health risks to lesbian, gay, and bisexual people, including confusion, depression, guilt, helplessness, hopelessness, shame, social withdrawal, suicidality, substance abuse, stress, disappointment, self-blame, decreased self-esteem and authenticity to others, increased self-hatred, hostility and blame toward parents, feelings of anger and betrayal, loss of friends and potential romantic partners, problems in sexual and emotional intimacy, sexual dysfunction, high-risk sexual behaviors, a feeling of being dehumanized and untrue to self, a loss of faith, and a sense of having wasted time and resources.

 

AB 2943 goes on as pertaining to the LGBTQ lifestyle, to verify LGBTQ morality protections and villainize (perhaps illegalize) Biblical Values by using numerous Leftist social organizations declaring homosexual choice as normal. You can muddle through the entire Bill to read what I mean. Just to be clear, there are some good consumer protections in the Bill pertaining to commerce. The good is heavily obscured though by the intent to make it easy to sue distributors of Christian materials – which would include the Bible – that homosexuality is natural rather an unnatural abomination as stated by the Creator of all that exists.

 

When the Leftist legislators cite all these Leftist organization that embrace the fundamental transformation of America, they don’t include the kind of people that were in charge of their reports and findings. Here are some details they conveniently left out:

 

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 38, number 01 (2015). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here.

 

SYNOPSIS

 

“Reparative therapy,” “conversion therapy,” and “sexual orientation change efforts” (SOCE) are terms used to describe any efforts to redirect homosexual tendencies toward heterosexual behavior. These processes are strongly opposed by organizations such as the American Psychiatric Association and other counseling groups. The opposition to SOCE approaches is based on three assumptions these groups make. (1) Homosexuality is today considered a normal variant of sexual behavior and not a mental illness. (2) There are no good data to indicate that SOCE approaches have been successful. (3) Traditional religious prohibitions about homosexual behavior are outmoded and need to be revised to be in accordance with modern science. Proponents of SOCE argue that there have been many successes in changing homosexual behavior and desires in a number of individuals. [Bold text by Blog Editor]

 

Professional groups argue that there are no good peer- reviewed studies, but also prohibit their members from being involved in these studies. Policy statements attacking these treatments are not written by an unbiased group; one major statement was written by a team that (with one exception) were all homosexual or bisexual, with all members of the team being well-known homosexual activists.  …

 

 

A 2009 report issued by the American Psychological Association8 restated the organization’s opposition to SOCE efforts and left the impression that this was an impartial and unbiased report. The truth is far different: of the seven members on the task force, five were openly homosexual, one was bisexual, and all seven were active in the “gay rights” movement.9 The composition of the group created an obvious and overwhelming bias toward a homosexual-friendly report. Appropriate Therapeutic Responses dismisses any religious considerations, looks only at peer-reviewed literature that supports their position, and recommends only therapy that encourages acceptance of homosexual behavior.

 

READ ENTIRETY (Sexual Orientation Change Efforts: What’s Being Repaired? By Donald F. Calbreath; Christian Research Institute; 7/20/16)

 

I don’t care how many Humanist arbiters of reconstructed normal there are, the Final Arbiter is God Almighty – The Creator of all existence.

 

JRH 4/24/18

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This is NOT FAKE NEWS: California Pushing Bill to Ban Sale of Bibles (Video)

 

By GERI UNGUREAN

APRIL 20, 2018

Absolute Truth from the Word of God

 

Not only are California legislators pushing the bill to ban the sale of Bibles, they are also targeting any Christian books which speak against homosexuality and how to overcome the urges of that lifestyle.

 

From 1.cbn.com

 

One Step Closer to Law: Could a California Bill Ultimately Lead to the Banning of Bibles?

 

VIDEO: URGENT! CALIFORNIA PUSHES BILL TO BAN THE BIBLE AND MATERIAL THAT STATES HOMOSEXUALITY IS A SIN!!!

 

Posted by Salt of the Earth 777

Published on Apr 20, 2018

 

California bill would criminalize the sale of Bibles and material considered to be offensive to the homosexual community.

 

A pro-LGBTQ bill is quickly making its way through the California state assembly after it was approved on the floor Thursday. The bill now goes to the state Senate for a vote.

 

If passed, Assembly Bill 2943 could ultimately threaten free speech and freedom of religion for Christians.

 

It uses the state’s consumer fraud statute to restrict religious freedom and free speech when it comes to issues of homosexuality and gender identity.

 

This means the bill would make it illegal to distribute resources, sell books, offer counseling services, or direct someone to a biblically based model for getting help with gender confusion and homosexuality.

 

Randy Thomasson with SaveCalifornia.com says the bill is very broad and could affect just about anything helping people overcome same-sex desires.

 

“So, this is a pastor speaking, you pay a ticket to hear him speak. He speaks about overcoming same-sex desires. Hey, that could be outlawed. A church sells a book about overcoming same-sex desires. There’s a sale, there’s a transaction, that could be banned,” Thomasson said.

 

“This is very expansive, very tyrannical and absolutely squashing free speech, religious freedom and basic choice of people. This is an anti-freedom, anti-American bill,” Thomasson told CBN News.

 

Essentially, churches and Christian schools that share biblical teaching on the subject would be open to a lawsuit.

 

CBN News asked Thomasson if this bill could eventually lead to a ban on Bibles or even books from other faiths like the Koran.

 

“Well, you could see this law going into effect. A church bookstore selling the Bible, of course, selling a book about marriage or sexual purity or overcoming homosexuality or overcoming trans-sexuality. You could see a member of the public or even a member of the state government coming and saying, ‘Hey, that’s illegal,’” Thomasson answered.

 

“Even the Muslim community should be against this, too, because of what is said about sexual perversity in the Koran,” Thomasson also said.

 

If AB 2943 clears California’s Senate and is signed into law, it would negatively impact Christian counselors, bookstores, church conferences, as well as medical and health professionals.

 

The bill also seeks to ban biblically based counseling for those wanting to get help.

 

It comes six years after California deemed it illegal for minors to receive counseling for same-sex attraction, even if they and their parents wanted help. Now, this bill would also address adults.

 

“AB 2943 would start by saying, ok, nobody can get counseling to overcome same-sex desires… ok, so no help for adult children, adults who were molested as kids and now they are adults and they say I want help to overcome these feelings. No help for you,” Thomasson explained.

 

The bill states that “contemporary science recognizes that being lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender is part of the natural spectrum of human identity and is not a disease, disorder, or illness.”

 

Mat Staver, founder and chairman of Liberty Counsel, told CBN News that what makes this bill especially dangerous is that California often leads the charge in pushing the LGBTQ legislative agenda.

 

California was one of the first states to ban “conversion therapy” for minors. Shortly afterward, Oregon, New Jersey, and Vermont passed similar laws.

 

“People have the right to seek the counsel of their choice, but this bill substitutes the government for personal choice. The implications are staggering, and the result is harmful,” Staver said in a statement to CBN News. – source

 

So, will they ban the Qur’an as well??

 

Come Lord Jesus!

MARANATHA!

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We The Subjects of Deep State Tyranny


John R. Houk

© February 20, 2018

 

Mat Staver has sent a combo email/fund raising alert to petition members of Congress to posthaste demand the Department of Justice investigate Obama Administration nefarious election practices and the Crooked Hillary Russian Collusion campaign before and after the election to take down President Trump.

 

There are three Fax petition links that require funding to send the faxes. And at the very end is a free petition link that Staver says will be delivered to Congress. If faxing is not exactly in your budget, HERE is the petition link up front. To sign the free petition you have to click link, but here is wording to which you are signing:

 

Tell Congress to INVESTIGATE CLINTON-FBI ANTI-TRUMP COLLUSION

 

YES!! I’m taking a stand to expose the FBI-Clinton corruption!

The Issue:

 

The FBI, the Clinton campaign, the Obama White House, and Democrat members of Congress appear to have been caught red-handed weaponizing federal agencies to attack the Trump campaign and presidency.

 

We are calling on officials of the United States Congress to investigate and initiate prosecution, if the evidence is clear. This is within their congressional responsibility.

 

Take Action…

 

If you AGREE that we must get to the bottom of this Clinton-FBI-Obama-DNC witch hunt against President Trump, then take TWO MINUTES right now to sign our “Investigate Clinton-FBI Anti-Trump Collusion” petition.

 

No one is above the law! We demand accountability at every level of government, including holding Barack Obama and his inner circle accountable for their actions during and after their tenure in office.

 

Our Petition States:

 

As a concerned citizen, I am signing this petition calling on Congress and/or the Justice Department to establish an Independent Investigation into the actions of the FBI, the Obama White House, the Democratic National Committee (DNC), and the Hillary Clinton campaign related to collusion and corruption surrounding the FBI’s investigation into the Trump campaign and campaign officials.

There is now a direct paper trail linking the DNC and the Clinton campaign to the so-called Steele dossier. Also, the release of the Nunes memo makes it clear that the FBI both operated in conjunction with Clinton/DNC operatives and withheld key information from the FISA court. This amounts to gross political corruption and the weaponizing of our government against Hillary Clinton’s and Barack Obama’s political opponents. An Independent Investigation must be launched!

THEN YOU SIGN IT!

 

In all honesty, an inundation of faxes to your Representative and Senators will draw attention because in November 2018 an election is coming up. Keep in mind the lying Dem machine will be in full swing to deflect from their criminal activities. Realize the deflection is a lie and get angry. Write letters to the Editor expressing displeasure. Inundate your social media platforms with your displeasure. And, if or when, is blocked or ignored, WRITE AGAIN!

 

Ultimately you are a voting citizen if you are eighteen or above by the November 2018 election. Show the propagandists you will NOT BE SILENCED at the ballot box.

 

Here is the reason the Mat Staver email should be acted upon from this quote:

 

The FBI, the Clinton campaign, the Obama White House, and certain Democrat members of Congress appear to have been caught red-handed weaponizing federal agencies to attack the Trump campaign and presidency.

 

If any of these unconstitutional treasonous deeds go unanswered or President Trump somehow unconstitutionally removed, then it not only a coup against the Trump Administration but also a coup against the United States Constitution!

 

A Constitutional Coup renders this Preamble to an interesting footnote to history:

 

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

 

A Constitutional coup renders “We the People of the United States” to We the Subjects of a tyrannical government.

 

JRH 2/20/18

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Obama-Clinton Deep State exposed

 

Sent by Mat Staver

From Liberty Counsel Action

Sent February 19, 2018 4:21 PM

 

In case you missed my important weekend update… Hillary Clinton should go to jail for what we have recently learned. Barack Obama should be put under oath to find out “what he knew and when he knew it.” And the FBI swamp must be drained! Please see below and take action with me — Mat.

 

John [That is I, your Blog Editor],

I need your help to blow the lid off one of the biggest political scandals in our nation’s history. [Fund Raising Fax Link]

The FBI, the Clinton campaign, the Obama White House, and certain Democrat members of Congress appear to have been caught red-handed weaponizing federal agencies to attack the Trump campaign and presidency.

 

+ + How The Obama FBI Was “Weaponized” Against Trump

The recently released House GOP memo on the FBI confirms what we have been learning over several months: the FBI was “weaponized” against then-candidate Trump.

In summary, the memo confirms that the FBI and the DOJ abused their powers to obtain a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance (FISA) warrant against former Trump campaign adviser, Carter Page.

+ + Barack Obama Now Connected To FBI Cover-Up

Text messages between senior FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page are blowing the lid off of a DOJ/FBI cover-up that likely extends to the Obama White House.

At the time, Strzok was heading up the Clinton email probe and Page was an FBI lawyer. Just two months prior to the election, Page wrote to Strzok about prepping then-FBI Director James Comey because…

 

“potus [President of the United States] wants to know everything we’re doing.”

 

By referencing President Obama, Page’s text raises the critical question: What did the President know and when did he know it? And here’s another question… Why was President Obama even in the loop?

+ + Paid For By Hillary, Implemented By Obama’s FBI

Michael Goodwin, writing in the New York Post, sums up the situation well:

 

“It increasingly appears that the [Hillary] Clinton machine was the secret, original source of virtually all the allegations about Trump and Russia that led to the FBI investigation…. [Clinton’s machine] paid for and created allegations against her Republican opponent, gave them to law enforcement, then tipped friendly media to the investigation…. In fact, the Clinton connections are so fundamental that there probably would not have been an FBI investigation without her involvement.”

 

One would expect this level of corruption to occur in a Banana Republic. Sad to say, it happened in America.

+ + Tell Congress to INVESTIGATE THE CLINTON-FBI ANTI-TRUMP COLLUSION [Fund Raising Fax Link]
I have instructed my Liberty Counsel Action team to spearhead efforts calling for an Independent Investigation into this entire sordid FBI campaign against President Trump.

If you AGREE that we must get to the bottom of this Clinton-FBI-Obama-DNC witch hunt against President Trump, then click here right now to automatically sign our “Investigate the Clinton-FBI Anti-Trump Collusion” petition. [Fund Raising Fax Link]

This is one of the worst political scandals in American history. We have a presidential candidate (Hillary Clinton) FUNDING fabricated unsubstantiated research against her opponent, which became the basis of an FBI investigation against President Trump. And President Obama wanted “to know everything,” according to an FBI staffer. But if we do not take action, there will be no accountability!

Please… click here to automatically sign the “Investigate Clinton-FBI Anti-Trump Collusion” petition so my representatives in D.C. can personally take these petitions to key leaders on Capitol Hill. [Fund Raising Fax Link]

Thank you for joining us in this bold initiative!

Mat

 

P.S. The Investigate Clinton-FBI Anti-Trump Collusion [Fund Raising Fax Link] petitions will be delivered to key members of Congress when we have enough signers to make an impact. Today, be among the first to join in this important initiative. Click here to read and manually sign the petition[Actual PETITION, no payment is required]

For more information on this Liberty Counsel Action initiative and others, go to libertycounsel.com.

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John R. Houk

© February 20, 2018

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Mat Staver is the Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel, an international nonprofit litigation, education, and policy organization dedicated to advancing religious freedom, the sanctity of human life, and the family; Chairman of Liberty Counsel Action, Freedom Federation, The Salt & Light Council, and National House of Hope; Founder and President of Covenant Journey; President of Christians in Defense of Israel; President of Liberty Relief International; Vice President and Chief Counsel of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference-CONEL; Director of the Hispanic Israel Leadership Coalition; Director of Liberty Center for Law and Policy; former Vice President of Liberty University; former Dean and tenured professor of law at Liberty University School of Law; Trustee of The Timothy Plan, a New York and Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange-traded family of mutual funds; Trustee of the Supreme Court Historical Society; Board of Reference of The Christian Film and Television Commission; Board of Advisors of Care for Pastors; Founder and former President of Staver & Associates; and Founder and former President of The Staver Group.

 

Mat has over 230 published legal opinions. He has authored eight scholarly law review publications and 10 books, including Faith & Freedom: A Complete Handbook for Defending Your Religious Rights, Same-Sex Marriage: Putting Every Household at Risk, and Eternal Vigilance: Knowing and Protecting Your Religious Freedom. He has authored many booklets and brochures, along with hundreds of articles.

 

Mat is the host and producer of Faith and Freedom, an 11-minute daily radio program, and Freedom’s Call, a 60-second daily radio program. He is a frequent guest on international and many national network and cable television and radio programs, including print and electronic media.

 

Mat has filed numerous briefs and argued in many federal and state courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court and has argued two landmark cases before the Supreme Court, Madsen v. Women’s Health Center and McCreary County v. ACLU of Kentucky.

 

Mat has a B.A., Theology, cum laude, Southern Missionary College; M.A., Religion, summa cum laude, Andrews University; J.D., University of Kentucky; LL.D., honoris causa, Liberty University; D.D., honoris causa, South Florida Bible College.

 

Lesbian Rights or Christian Rights


John R. Houk

© June 8, 2017

 

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC – SEE ALSO HERE) is taking the lead in the legal defense of the lesbian Janet Jenkins against former lesbian turned Christian Lisa Miller. Jenkins and Miller were once lesbian lovers that had united in a civil union in the State of Vermont where same-sex Marriage is recognized.

 

During the civil union Lisa Miller had a child that has no biological connection to Janet Jenkins. Sometime after the birth of Miller’s child, she became a Christian redeemed by the Blood of Jesus from past sins, which included homosexuality:

 

God’s Wrath on Unrighteousness

 

18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness, 19 because what may be known of God is manifest in them, for God has shown it to them. 20 For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse, 21 because, although they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God, nor were thankful, but became futile in their thoughts, and their foolish hearts were darkened.

 

26 For this reason God gave them up to vile passions. For even their women exchanged the natural use for what is against nature. 27 Likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust for one another, men with men committing what is shameful, and receiving in themselves the penalty of their error which was due.

 

28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do those things which are not fitting; … (Romans 1: 18-21, 26-28 NKJV)

 

After becoming a Christian Lisa Miller no longer desired to live in sin with Janet Jenkins in a lesbian relationship. Even though Jenkins had no biological connection to Miller’s child Jenkins demanded visitation rights. In the mean time Lisa Miller moved to the State of Virginia which thankfully still does not recognize same-sex marriages.

 

Jenkins used the vile favoritism of Vermont law on civil unions filing for and winning visitation rights to Lisa Miller’s child. In the course of this Janet Jenkins decided to bath nude with Miller’s female daughter brainwashing the child about the so-called validity of having two mommies.

 

The brainwashing incident correctly horrified Lisa Miller. Due to the law giving more credence to the rights of godless lesbians over the rights of Christians, Lisa Miller fled the USA with her child.

 

AND this is where the Liberty Counsel and Mat Staver enter the picture. Janet Jenkins has named the Liberty Counsel and Staver in the aiding and abetting of Lisa Miller fleeing the Country to escaping lesbian-favoring laws.

 

Jenkins has acquired the legal resources of the SPLC to sue the Liberty Counsel and Mat Staver out of existence as defenders of the faith of Christian in the United States of America.

 

Below is an email from Mat Staver appealing for legal funds to combat the SPLC objective. Following the email, I am cross posting a 6/6/17 (also dated as 6/5) article explaining some of the details I have just gone over.

 

But before the cross posts. I want to point out an acronym used in those posts. That acronym is LGBTQ. If you are a Christian you are fully aware the acronym references the homosexual lifestyle. Just so my fellow Christians can realize just how vile that lifestyle that the Left promotes as normal, let me point out what each letter stands for:

 

Lesbian

Gay

Bisexual

Transgender

Queer

 

JRH 6/8/17

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Proof that they want to destroy us

 

Email by Mat Staver

Sent 6/6/17 5:14 PM

Sent by Liberty Counsel

 

Yesterday, we filed our 116-page “Memorandum Of Law” and other legal documents countering the outrageous lawsuit against both Liberty Counsel and me personally which has been joined by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC).

This is one of the most important filings our team has made because of what is at stake and the vile nature of our adversaries’ accusations.

+ + Proof the SPLC wants to destroy us…

The SPLC is a dangerous, multi-hundred million dollar organization that specifically lists Liberty Counsel as a “hate group” on its website. And the SPLC is serving as Lead Counsel in this outrageous case.

Clearly, the SPLC has specifically targeted Liberty Counsel. They want to use this case to publicize their dangerous agenda. Ultimately, they want to destroy us – both Liberty Counsel and me personally. This isn’t my opinion. These are the words of the SPLC’s Mark Potok:

 

“Sometimes the press will describe us as monitoring hate crimes and so on. I want to say plainly that our aim in life is to destroy these groups, to completely destroy them…”

 

I simply will not allow that to happen. Not with so many people of faith across the country relying on Liberty Counsel to defend them against attacks by LGBTQ activists and other radicals.

+ + The battle we face…

Our work on yesterday’s legal filings consumed many weeks and many hundreds of hours from our legal team. But this battle has just begun.

With the SPLC serving as Lead Counsel against us, this likely will be one of the most intense battles we have yet faced. The SPLC has at its disposal a substantial team of litigators committed to their mission of targeting and destroying those who dare to challenge the radical LGBTQ agenda.

Simply put, as we enter the next round of this critical battle to “Save Liberty,” I’m once again turning to you for help.

As a result of this and other critical legal cases and ministry priorities, we are approaching our fiscal year end (June 30) still far short of our ministry budget. I don’t want to start the new fiscal year handicapped by a financial shortfall that puts our “Save Liberty” efforts at risk.
John, will you prayerfully consider helping me right now as we face an adversary that is determined to “destroy” both Liberty Counsel and me personally? Go here now to make your tax-deductible contribution:

 

The stakes in this battle couldn’t be higher…

We know that with the SPLC as Lead Counsel, we will face the most malevolent attacks imagineable. They don’t want simply to win their baseless case. They want to destroy us!

Why? So they can take Liberty Counsel out of this battle and leave countless people of faith across the country more susceptible to radical attacks. That’s why we must stand and fight. And that’s why I need your help to meet this critical ministry shortfall that threatens to weaken our efforts to Save Liberty across this land.

Can I count on your support? Even if you have already helped meet this critical need, please prayerfully consider making a gift today by going here. As always, your contribution is tax-deductible.

Thank you in advance, and may God richly bless you!
Mat Staver

P.S. This is a fight for the rights of people of faith against a rising tide of extremism that literally wants to criminalize Christianity! Just yesterday, Liberty Counsel won a hotly contested legal battle on behalf of a pastor who was falsely accused of “crimes against humanity” by a George Soros-backed LGBTQ group. We must defeat this SPLC attack so Liberty Counsel can continue to fight and win!  If you can help with a contribution of ANY AMOUNT, please go here:

 

Has God blessed you in such a way that you can make an over-and-above gift of $5,000 or more to Liberty Counsel at this critical time? If so, please go here and my team will contact you soon. If you prefer, you can always make your contribution by credit card or check here.

 

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Liberty Counsel Responds to SPLC Lawsuit

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By LC STAFF

Posted 4:08 pm June 6, 2017

Written Jun 5, 2017

Liberty Counsel

 

BURLINGTON, VT — Today, Liberty Counsel filed a comprehensive response in federal court to the lawsuit backed by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) in the case of Jenkins v. Miller, et al. The legal Memorandum of Law is 116 pages, not counting affidavits. Liberty Counsel also filed a second Motion and Memorandum of Law raising Vermont’s anti-SLAPP, which prevents suits designed to restrict free speech.

 

While living in Virginia, Lisa Miller and Janet Jenkins entered into a Vermont same-sex civil union.  Lisa gave birth to her biological child, Isabella. For a brief period, they moved to Vermont. There Lisa became a Christian and left the lesbian relationship. Lisa moved back to Virginia and a visitation battle ensued between the laws of Vermont (which recognized the civil union) and Virginia (which did not). Liberty Counsel represented Lisa from late 2004 until she disappeared in September 2009.

 

A Vermont state court judge granted Janet visitation of Lisa’s biological child, even though she was not the biological or adoptive parent and Vermont precedent did not recognize such parental rights. Isabella knew very little about Janet as she was a baby at the time of the split. Lisa complied with the visitation orders, but she raised concerns to the Vermont judge which he never addressed. Lisa presented evidence that Janet read Heather Has Two Mommies to Isabella and told her she was her mommy. Janet bathed naked with her, which greatly upset young Isabella. Lisa advised the court that Isabella was having emotional problems over the visitation. She began wetting her bed, clinging to Lisa, and even tried to harm herself. The case became a nationally watched legal battle because it was the first case in the country pitting the opposing laws on same-sex civil unions of two different states.

 

While the litigation and appeals were still proceeding in September 2009, Lisa stopped communicating. She did not respond to emails and her voicemail filled up. The last communication from Lisa was about a week prior to her disappearance in which she stated she was interviewing for a job in Virginia. Without any warning or hint of her plan to disappear, Lisa ceased all communication. We advised the Vermont court we had lost contact with Lisa and requested to withdraw, but the Vermont court denied the request. The withdrawal was later effectuated in 2010.

 

During the Obama administration, a federal prosecutor filed criminal charges against two Mennonite ministers associated with a Mennonite community in Nicaragua, both of them with the last name of Miller (Ken and Timothy), but with no relationship to Lisa. A third person in Northern Virginia was also charged. All three have been convicted of helping Lisa flee the country. The criminal investigation is complete and at least one of the criminal defendants is on appeal. Lisa had no prior association with the Mennonites.

 

Janet Jenkins, the former lesbian partner of Lisa, filed a civil complaint in a Vermont federal court in 2012, claiming the alleged defendants participated in helping Lisa flee. The 2012 lawsuit did not name Liberty Counsel, Rena Lindevaldsen or Mat Staver. Lindevaldsen worked on the Lisa Miller case with Liberty Counsel.

 

In late 2016, Jenkins moved to amend her lawsuit to include Liberty Counsel, Lindevaldsen and Staver. The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) then joined the suit as the lead counsel for Jenkins.

 

The SPLC is a dangerous group because it creates a “Hate Map” listing “hate groups.” Mark Potock, with the SPLC, in an interview admitted: “Our criteria for a ‘hate group,’ first of all, have nothing to do with criminality, or violence, or any kind of guess we’re making about ‘this group could be dangerous.’ It’s strictly ideological.”

 

This false labeling has serious consequences. After the founder of Chick-fil-A said he believed marriage is between a man and a woman, Floyd Corkins went online to the SPLC Hate Map, entered the Family Research Council’s (FRC) office in Washington, D.C. fully-armed and carrying Chick-fil-A sandwiches. He intended to commit mass murder and rub the sandwiches in the faces of the dead bodies. Fortunately, the security guard wrestled Corkins to the ground. However, he was shot in the process. Corkins later confessed to the FBI that he sought to kill as many people at FRC after reading about the group on the SPLC Hate Map. Corkins is now in prison, but the SPLC refuses to take down its false and dangerous statements.

 

Mark Potok is on video in a public meeting stating: “Sometimes the press will describe us as monitoring hate crimes and so on. I want to say plainly that our aim in life is to destroy these groups, to completely destroy them…”

 

During the Obama administration, the SPLC frequently visited the White House. The SPLC even peddled its false ideological propaganda for some in the military until their extremism and false reporting got the group removed.

 

The Philanthropy Roundtable recently published an article about the SPLC pointing out the false labeling. The SPLC even labeled famed surgeon Dr. Ben Carson as a “hater.” The SPLC rakes in millions of dollars each year and has huge financial reserves, causing some to wonder what nonprofit work the SPLC does.

 

The Motions and Memoranda of Law to Dismiss the suit against Liberty Counsel, Staver and Lindevaldsen dismantle the Jenkin’s lawsuit, which has the sole purpose of harassing and “destroying” Liberty Counsel, Staver and Lindevaldsen. First, Jenkin’s complaint admits that Liberty Counsel, Staver and Lindevaldsen have always maintained they had no knowledge of Lisa’s plan to flee and had no part in her disappearance. Indeed, Lisa was always counseled to obey the court orders. The litigation was still in progress. Without any hint of her plan, Lisa disappeared with Isabella. Second, there are too many legal arguments to list here, but the Memoranda of Law demolishes the baseless complaint.

 

“The lawsuit by Janet Jenkins, with the backing of the Southern Poverty Law Center, is designed solely to harass and destroy,” said Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel. “In the nearly eight years since Lisa Miller disappeared, and with the intense investigation conducted on this case by the federal government and Janet Jenkins, there is not one shred of evidence that points to Liberty Counsel, Rena Lindevaldsen or me. But the facts and the law are irrelevant to Janet Jenkins and the SPLC. The SPLC’s motivation for joining this suit is to publicize their dangerous agenda. Ultimately, they want to destroy us. But that will not happen. The truth, a word the SPLC does not like, shall prevail,” said Staver.

 

Jenkins and the SPLC will have to respond to the legal arguments, and at some point, the federal court will make its ruling.

 

Liberty Counsel is an international nonprofit, litigation, education, and policy organization dedicated to advancing religious freedom, the sanctity of life, and the family since 1989, by providing pro bono assistance and representation on these and related topics.

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Lesbian Rights or Christian Rights

John R. Houk

© June 8, 2017

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Proof that they want to destroy us

 

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Liberty Counsel Responds to SPLC Lawsuit

 

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The Declaration of Independence recognizes that we are endowed by our Creator with unalienable rights, including the right to life. This fundamental right applies to every human, from READ THE REST

 

Trump Ready to Sign Religious Freedom Order on National Day of Prayer


CBN reports that President Trump is prepared to issue an Executive Order that places a premium on Religious Liberty. The CBN report says the EO is slated for the National Day of Prayer 5/4/17.

 

Leaked Religious Liberty EO – Click Photo for larger image

 

 

The Trump EO is certain to rip the minds of Leftists, Homosexuals and Separation/Church fanatics. It will probably end up in the Supreme Court. If I was Trump I’d tell the Leftists to get in line at SCOTUS.

 

JRH 5/3/17 (Hat Tip BCN)

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Trump Ready to Sign Religious Freedom Order on National Day of Prayer

 

By Emily Jones

05-02-2017

CBN News

 

President Trump reportedly will sign a controversial religious liberty executive order Thursday, just before he and conservative leaders celebrate the National Day of Prayer.

 

Citing senior administration officials, Politico reports that Trump has invited conservative speakers to the White House, where he will sign the executive order.

 

The draft seeks to provide exemptions for religious people and organizations who object to same-sex marriage, premarital sex, abortion, contraception and trans identity.

 

“The language is very, very strong,” one conservative source told Politico.

 

Liberty Counsel founder and chairman Mat Staver says it’s essential to restore religious freedom protections at this time after years of attacks from President Obama.

 

In a commentary in The Orlando Sentinel, Staver argues that religious rights were undermined by Obamacare and numerous Obama appointees, like Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Chairman Chai Feldblum.

 

“When asked about ‘sexual liberty’ (the LGBT agenda) and religious liberty, Feldblum said, ‘Sexual liberty should win in most cases. …(I)n almost all cases sexual liberty should win.’ She could not think of any instance in which religious liberty should win,” Staver points out.

 

Feldblum is still in office.

 

When it comes to Obamacare, Staver cites instances like the Hobby Lobby case and Little Sisters of the Poor, in which pro-life Americans were being forced to violate their religious beliefs on abortion.

 

“Obamacare spawned an unprecedented number of lawsuits over religious liberty. Most of the litigation is still ongoing. President Trump now has the opportunity, through executive order, to reverse course and rein in the federal government’s assault on religious freedom,” Staver writes.

 

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is already revving up for a court battle against the expected order from Trump.

 

The ACLU says if he signs an executive order “that attempts to provide a license to discriminate against women or LGBT people, we will see him in court.”

 

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SPLC out to “completely destroy” us


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Okay, this cross post is a Liberty Counsel fundraiser. NEVERTHELESS, using the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and Leftist hate-group’s anti-Christian agenda in stripping Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice (Roy Moore) of his judicial prerogatives is an excellent focal point. Support the Liberty Counsel or not, these kinds of choices are yours. Regardless, get on board to denounce the SPLC and protect the Christian faith from Left Wing groups such as the SPLC.

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JRH 11/17/16

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SPLC out to “completely destroy” us

 

Sent by Mat Staver

Sent November 17, 2017 9:05 AM

From Liberty Counsel

 

For over 6 years, Liberty Counsel has been in the crosshairs of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) as they leveled unjust accusations and animosity toward us and other Christian-based organizations.

 

The organization currently lists 892 “hate groups” operating in the United States. Listed among them is Liberty Counsel, for our opposition to the LGBT agenda and defense of natural marriage. Liberty Counsel and other widely-respected Christian groups are mixed in with a motley assortment of KKK, neo-Nazi, skinhead, black separatist, and other fringe racist entities.

 

While the SPLC proclaims its dedication to “fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society,” their true agenda appears far more disturbing. Mark Potock, editor-in-chief of the SPLC’s quarterly journal, the Intelligence Report, defined the SPLC’s real goal this way, “I want to say plainly that our aim in life is to destroy these groups, to completely destroy them.”

+ + The SPLC is out to “completely destroy” Christian organizations like Liberty Counsel and Christians in positions of authority like Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore – all who stand for biblical values.

The SPLC filed the original complaints against Chief Justice Moore with the Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC). Then, in a brazen move, the JIC hired John Carroll, a former Legal Director of the SPLC to prosecute its politically motivated charges against Chief Justice Moore. Utterly outrageous! Carroll has been very vocal in his critique of Justice Moore and the Alabama Supreme Court.

 

Liberty Counsel’s legal team is doing everything in our power to see that Chief Justice Moore is restored to his rightful elected position.

 

+ + The Southern Poverty Law Center has been completely exposed for profiting by advancing radical propaganda!
Liberty Counsel researchers have exposed the radical agenda of the Southern Poverty Law Center in a new resource exclusively for our team members.

Every Christian should have the facts about the SPLC in this concise, eye-popping expose’. You’ll learn their history, beliefs, fundraising tactics, actions, and radical ideology.

splc-exposed-bk-jkClick here to make a special generous tax-deductible donation and receive a copy of our powerful expose’ on the Southern Poverty Law Center!

Please pray that the veil covering the SPLC’s hypocrisy and radical agenda will be lifted and the organization totally exposed for who they are.

May God bless you!

Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman
Liberty Counsel

P.S. The presumed goal of the SPLC is to take down groups that champion biblical values – enduring principles for social good, which the SPLC somehow transmutes into “hate.”

 

We cannot allow radical Leftist groups like the Southern Poverty Law Center to win the cultural war through manipulative and dangerous assertions.

Please get your booklet, The Southern Poverty Law Center Exposed, by clicking here and making your best gift possible, which will help Liberty Counsel in our defense of Chief Justice Moore and with the many other cases were are currently litigating.

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Fighting Moral Corruption


annunciation- HS Overshadow Mary. by Nicolas Poussin

John R. Houk
© January 26, 2014
 
The modern commonality of historians discount the practice (or lack thereof) of morality in a civilization for how it thrives or fails. Nearly all religions subscribe to defined morals for their adherents to guide their lives ethically. (That includes the religion I disparage the most – Islam) Historians first like to look at physical factors that lead to a civilization’s demise; e.g. economic circumstances pertaining to feeding the people, military conquest from a variant civilization, mass immigration of a variant civilization, changing climate or environmental circumstances affecting modes of living and so on. I contend the dilution of a civilization’s morals corrupt social mores leading to selfish feel good activity over the common good that unifies the people of a civilization.
 
Normalizing selfishness above communal unifiers will lead to an increase of violence which corrodes the ability to maintain a just rule of law. Religious faith that promotes a standard of ethics designed as a foundation for mutual good interactions in a society defines the lines of good and wrong actions. Religions with morality that condemn actions that cause social strife are religions that promote a thriving civilization. If the religion itself promotes a morality with a harsh retribution and too difficult for the adherents to subscribe, then groups of people will naturally begin to gravitate toward a religion or ethical philosophy that maintains a moral foundation that embraces a common mutual inner fulfillment.
 
Human nature is an imperfect persona. It is in a human’s nature to do that which feels good even if it harms others or self. When the standard of moral ethics imposes restrictions that a civilization has a common acceptance of then self-destructive tendencies are easier to be restrained and the exercise of a self-discipline moves one to choices that result not only in an inner fulfillment but also leads to social interaction that benefits a civilization rather than fracturing it.
 
I am an adherent of the Christian faith that believes in the primacy of Sola Scriptura. The Latin phrase Sola Scriptura essentially portrays the meaning that the Scriptures in the Bible is the foundation for matters of faith and doctrine in Christianity. Not all devoted Christians subscribe to Sola Scriptura as the essence of primacy of relaying faith and doctrine to Believers. Roman Catholics, Eastern Orthodox and many Roman Episcopate type of Protestant Churches (e.g. Anglican-Episcopalian, Methodists, Lutherans etc. – A better Latin phrase for the authority of the Bible is Prima Scriptura implying the primacy of Scripture with the influence of reason and/or tradition) place tradition and reason over the primacy of the Scriptures.
 
The Latin phrase Prima Scriptura or Scripture Above All, is a bit misleading in application. ‘Prima’ indicates primacy and primacy indicates the sense of first among other authoritative options. In the case of the Bible it means Scripture is primary but it is interpreted through the eyes of human reason and human tradition. Hence there is a theological liberty to dilute the interpretation of Scripture to render the original intent of God Almighty to fit the reasoning of human reasoning. This relegates the Scripture into a state of evolution rather than the Eternal Divine Word of God. Meanings are changed to benefit the Progressive desires to transform civilization to human designs.
 
Progressives, Liberals, Leftist or whatever appellation that can be referred to as a mindset dedicated making humanism the primary principle of thought above that of the Creator. Those dedicated to humanism are well intentioned but are deceived or even self-deceived into thinking humanity is the beginning of sentience and the ending of creating a utopia for the greater good of humanity. Such a utopia will never find fruition because it is rebellion against the molder of the clay – the Creator – God Almighty. Does the clay destroy its Creator? It is impossible! That which is molded can be destroyed or remade depending on the designs of the Creator.
 
Thank God the Creator loves the human clay not to scrap it but rather to develop a loving being that willingly chooses obedient Sonship (okay with a hat tip to the ladies) and obedient Daughtership to the Creator spirit, soul and body of humanity. Satan is a lying rebel and was kicked out of Heaven for deceiving himself he could replace the Creator. I believe God used this unholy rebel with the design to separate the bad clay from the good clay of humanity. Adam and Eve’s fall by giving allegiance to Satan and hence turning God’s lease given to humanity to the ownership of Satan. The Earth and humanity became corrupted. Thank God the Father had a better plan than the Deceiver’s plan to replace God. God gave a Promise that the Seed of Woman would produce a Savior that would crush Satan’s head.
 
13 And the Lord God said to the woman, “What is this you have done?”
The woman said, “The serpent deceived me, and I ate.”
 
14 So the Lord God said to the serpent:
 
“Because you have done this,
You are cursed more than all cattle,
And more than every beast of the field;
On your belly you shall go,
And you shall eat dust
All the days of your life.
15 And I will put enmity
Between you and the woman,
And between your seed and her Seed;
He shall bruise your head,
And you shall bruise His heel.” (Genesis 3: 13-15 NKJV
)
 
The “your seed” with a small “s” refers to the descendants of Adam having his fallen nature. The “her Seed” with the capital “S” refers to Jesus in Mary’s womb not their by human but by the overshadowing of the Holy Spirit of God the Father.
 
Note that Jesus was a fetus at one time. Did existing as a fetus in the womb of Mary make Jesus a mere body part like an appendix, a heart, a liver, a bone and so on? In the days Mary, Joseph and Jesus walked the earth the Jewish Law interpretation of the Pentateuch did not look too kindly on an impregnated woman outside of holy wedlock. A Pregnancy outside of wedlock logically implied fornication, adultery or rape. Jewish Law demanded stoning for fornication and adultery. The penalty for rape depends if the woman is married or unmarried. Raping a married woman calls for the death of the rapist. Raping an unmarried woman the victim has a choice of forcing the rapist into marriage and either case the rapist must pay the father 50 shekels of silver (Source – WOMEN AND THE LAW OF MOSES: Laws Concerning the Violation of Marriage, Seduction and Rape (Deut. 22:22-30; Exod. 22:16); Christian Leadership  Center). Mary was not raped. The implications then were fornication or adultery. Not a pretty picture for Mary and the unborn fetus of Jesus in her womb.
 
God operated in miracles and alerted Joseph to the actions he should take pertaining to Mary and unborn Jesus. That action was NOT abortion.
 
In every way an unborn fetus has a God-breathed life awaiting the time to choose between Life in God or eternal separation from God in choosing Satan’s dominion. Choosing Life is always a witting decision. Sadly choosing eternal separation from God in more cases than not an unwitting choice based on believing the deceptive system of this world age controlled by Satan.
 
The act of abortion is an act of murder. Sanitizing abortion as expelling a lifeless fetus body part of a female is a deception of Satan to destroy the seed of Fallen Man before birth and growth allows the choice to become one with the Seed of woman which is Christ Jesus the Lord, the Savior and the Son of God.
 
Abortion is just symptom of moral failure that leads to the demise of a civilization. You can throw in the lifestyle choices described in Romans 1:
 
16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ,[a] for it is the power of God to salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek. 17 For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, “The just shall live by faith.”[b]
 
18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness, 19 because what may be known of God is manifest in them, for God has shown it to them. 20 For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse, 21 because, although they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God, nor were thankful, but became futile in their thoughts, and their foolish hearts were darkened. 22 Professing to be wise, they became fools, 23 and changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like corruptible man—and birds and four-footed animals and creeping things.
 
24 Therefore God also gave them up to uncleanness, in the lusts of their hearts, to dishonor their bodies among themselves, 25 who exchanged the truth of God for the lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen.
 
26 For this reason God gave them up to vile passions. For even their women exchanged the natural use for what is against nature. 27 Likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust for one another, men with men committing what is shameful, and receiving in themselves the penalty of their error which was due.
 
28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do those things which are not fitting; 29 being filled with all unrighteousness, sexual immorality,[c] wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil-mindedness; they are whisperers, 30 backbiters, haters of God, violent, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, 31 undiscerning, untrustworthy, unloving, unforgiving,[d] unmerciful; 32 who, knowing the righteous judgment of God, that those who practice such things are deserving of death, not only do the same but also approve of those who practice them. (Romans 1: 16-32 NKJV)
 
Abortion and many of these vices have become sins that are separating humanity from God’s Deliverance via the Blood of Christ that transfers the unredeemed into the Redemption of the Kingdom of God’s dear Son. If you are one Delivered from the bondage of Satan’s grasp you have an opportunity to be active to share this Good News that Jesus has come to offer Salvation from Satan age of woe, sickness and depravity.
 
DO NOT CHOOSE an activism that operates in an un-Christ-like manner. It is un-Christ-like to use violence in the name of the Savior to force compliance through fear. For fear is a weapon of Satan incorporating an antichrist spirit using ungodly means to mistakenly think you are operating for the good of God.
 
AND YET rolling over to become a rug to be trampled upon is not a Godly choice either. As a people we can defend ourselves from ungodly people by using the instruments God makes available. In a nation of laws the Redeemed must use the law as the unredeemed will attempt to subvert the law. Only when a government becomes oppressively corrupt should armed violence be taken up. And prayer must be used to find Godly leaders to be anointed to dispense laws in a Godly manner not in an ungodly manner.
 
In America we still have the Liberty of laws to fight wicked agendas. There are many leaders that seek the wisdom of God. One such leader is Mat Staver utilizing the instruments of American laws to fight the people who endeavor to use American law to corrupt of the morals of American people. Below is an email from Mat Staver that uses the nonprofit organization of the Liberty Council to promote legislative lawmakers on the local, state and federal levels to work within the Constitution using the rule of law to keep America on a moral path rather than the moral depravity humanism unwittingly supports.
 
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Turning the tables on Roe v. Wade
 
By Mat Staver
Sent: Jan 22, 2014 at 11:27 AM
 
Psalm 139:9 says, “For You formed my inward parts; You wove me in my mother’s womb.” (NAS)

God, the creator of the universe, created each of us in the womb.

Liberty Counsel affirms that life begins at conception. Preborn children are in fact children, not merely fetuses, and their lives should be protected from the moment of conception.

Yet in America today, many babies are being murdered in the womb because on January 22, 1973, the United States Supreme Court held that the 14th Amendment somehow suggests a woman’s “right” to have an abortion.

My update today is a call to protect the right to life of all Americans, both those who have been born and those who have yet to be born – Mat.

 
 Without the right to life, no other right has any consequence.

Yet each day in America, with the legal covering of the body of law that is anchored in the infamous Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision of 1973, over a thousand women will choose to deny the right to life to their preborn children.
 

In our lamentably callous and morally deficient society, many will do so unceremoniously, without grief, or without even suffering a sense of loss.

According to LifeNews, in the 41 years since the Supreme Court ruled in favor of abortion in Roe v. Wade, over 55 million abortions have destroyed the lives of unborn children.

For far too many American women, abortion has simply become a type of “birth control.”  Planned Parenthood and other aggressive pro-abortion forces have successfully reengineered many Americans’ thoughts about the taking of pre-born human lives.
 

Further, liberal “progressives” and the morally void media have demonized pro-life people and organizations, claiming pro-moral Americans are somehow waging a “war on women.”

++Turning the tables on Roe v Wade.

On January 13, 1984, President Ronald Reagan declared January 22, 1984, as “National Human Life Day.” In doing so, he issued a proclamation which read, in part:
 

“The first of the ‘unalienable rights’ affirmed by our Declaration of Independence is the right to life itself, a right the Declaration states has been endowed by our Creator on all human beings—whether young or old, weak or strong, healthy or handicapped”

We strongly agree with President Reagan’s proclamation and its role in promoting the annual March for Life each January 22.  Advancing the sanctity of human life is one of Liberty Counsel’s core missions.

Every year on January 22, in the March for Life, opponents of abortion march up Constitution Avenue to the Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C.  Around 250,000 people have typically attended the march until 2010. Estimates put both the 2011 and 2012 attendances at about 400,000 each, and the 2013 March for Life drew an estimated 650,000 people.

As national polls show a steadily increasing majority of Americans opposing the Roe v. Wade decision and the so-called “right” to abortion it codified, the number marching in the annual event increases.  Even following Tuesday’s snow event in the nation’s capital, there will be a massive number of concerned Americans celebrating the right to life in the 2014 March for Life.

++Liberty Counsel is a deeply committed pro-life ministry.

Life has been devalued in many societies throughout history – including, lamentably, our own. The promotion of abortion as a personal “right” is one of our nation’s greatest failings.
 

Anita and I – and our entire Liberty Counsel team – are ardently pro-life. There is no wavering in our resolve to give every child a chance to live

Our hearts also go out to the women who have made the tragic decision to abort – and who are now living with heartfelt regret for that misguided decision. 

++We are actively engaged in pro-life activities and the defense of life every day of every year.

Here are just a few of Liberty Counsel’s initiatives that advanced the sanctity of human life last year…

 
o   After filing the nation’s first private lawsuit against ObamaCare in 2010, we challenged the individual and employer mandates, became the first legal group to argue the case at a federal court of appeals, and filed two briefs before the United States Supreme Court. We reargued the case at a court of appeals in May 2013, and filed a petition with the Supreme Court, challenging ObamaCare’s employer mandate and all mandates that force employers and individuals to fund abortions.
 
o   We entered into a strategic partnership with other pro-life organizations, including Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar of the TV reality show 19 Kids and Counting, to launch LifeUnited, a website that provides a wide range of resources in order to end abortion and help women and families.
 
o   We joined Personhood Mississippi in filing the Life at Conception Citizen’s Initiative, a proposed amendment to the Mississippi Constitution, which states, “The right to life begins at conception. All human beings, at every state of development, are unique, created in God’s image, and shall enjoy the inalienable right to life as persons under the law.”
 
o   We testified before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on “Mismanagement at the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice” (DOJ) regarding the DOJ’s politically motivated lawsuits against innocent pro-lifers.
 
o   We filed a lawsuit against the City of West Palm Beach, Florida, on behalf of two pro-life women who faced charges under a vague city ordinance for speaking to women outside an abortion facility.
 
o   We protected preborn children after an abortion clinic was closed in Orlando, Florida.  Liberty Counsel called on Orlando officials to investigate the clinic after representing a mother and deceased child who suffered brutal “care” at the facility.
 
o   We requested that the U.S. Senate pass the Unborn Child Protection Act, which prevents abortion twenty weeks after fertilization.
 
These examples of Liberty Counsel’s passionate commitment to advance life are just a few of the many pro-life efforts we undertook in 2013 – and are the kinds of initiatives we will aggressively undertake in our Silver Anniversary year of 2014.

John, when you stand with Liberty Counsel, you are standing for life and for the protection of the preborn! You are equipping us to fight for the restoration of those values that declare that every life has meaning and a purpose.
 

Life is NOT expendable. It is an unalienable God-given right, and Liberty Counsel will unfailingly fight for its protection!
Would you consider a special gift today that will help Liberty Counsel in our ongoing efforts to defend life and the rights of the preborn?  Every gift, no matter the size, will help us declare that life has inestimable value.

Go here now to support Liberty Counsel and advance life with a generous donation of any amount:   
 
http://www.libertyaction.org/7082/offer.asp

++ObamaCare is the biggest funding of abortion in history.

Tragically, President Obama and his signature legislation known as ObamaCare will do more to advance abortion services in our nation than any single act since Roe v Wade.

ObamaCare is an assault on human life, religious liberty, and freedom of conscience – and the federal government is requiring pro-life Americans to pay for it!

Most important, it is a vicious assault on the preborn and the taking of a life.  Please, help us in our multi-phased efforts to protect life and defeat ObamaCare with a special gift today:

 
http://www.libertyaction.org/7082/offer.asp


I am also calling for unified prayer this “Sanctity of Human Life” month and for the 2014 March for Life.  Please also pray that God will move on the hearts of our lawmakers to protect innocent human life.

God bless you,

Mathew Staver, Founder and Chairman
Liberty Counsel

P.S. Stand with Liberty Counsel today and stand for life! A donation of any amount will help fund our battles on behalf of life, liberty, and family in 2014.

Join us as we defend the defenseless!  Click here now to contribute to Liberty Counsel’s ongoing campaign to advance life:

 
 
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Fighting Moral Corruption
John R. Houk
© January 26, 2014
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Turning the tables on Roe v. Wade
 
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Liberty Counsel Action represents a rich heritage of more than three decades, dating back to the 1979 founding of The Moral Majority by Dr. Jerry Falwell. In 1986, Dr. Falwell launched The Liberty Alliance to expand the outreach and continue the impact of The Moral Majority. In 2004, The Liberty Alliance was renamed to Liberty Alliance Action, and in 2010 Liberty Alliance Action was renamed Liberty Counsel Action joining in partnership with Liberty Counsel, the nonprofit litigation, education and policy organization founded by Mat and Anita Staver in 1989.
 
As a 501(c)(4) nonprofit “grassroots” lobbying organization, Liberty Counsel Action advances religious and civil liberties, the sanctity of human life, the family, limited and responsible government, national security, and READ THE REST

Obama’s Disgust for Christianity Observed in NDAA


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John R. Houk

© July 9, 2013

 

Militant atheists and Americans that believe themselves to be Christians yet demand that Christianity be removed from the Public Realm are degrading American Culture. The Founding Fathers – even those devoted to Deism – acknowledged Christianity or at the very least Christian principles, to be the center of beneficial laws under a government.

 

I received an email from Mathew Staver of the Liberty Counsel pertaining to a militant atheist that is a Christian-Hater in particular. Stave informs that atheist Mikey Weinstein is a huge influence on President Barack Hussein Obama. What a surprise, right?

 

There is some bipartisan agreement to add an amendment to the next National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which will allow members of the Military the Religious Freedom of expression that all civilian Americans enjoy under the First Amendment (OR DO WE?).

 

Guess who is strongly opposing this Religious Freedom Amendment as part of the NDAA? If you read my posts you have probably made the correct guess that President Barack Hussein Obama is resisting the Religious Freedom Amendment to the NDAA. According Mat Staver it is Mikey Weinstein that is exerting advice on how to resist Religious Liberty in the United States Military. However, there is a history of Obama Administration extricating Religious Freedom out of our Military. Ted Starnes has an article in Townhall.com entitled, “Groups Say Religious Liberty in Military is in Danger”.

 

Starnes writes about the Religious Freedom Amendment, Obama’s opposition to it, lists a short list of Anti-Christian rules imposed on Servicemen and the twelve Groups (including Liberty Counsel) that are engaging with Congress to make sure Religious Freedom is available in the Military.

 

You can read Obama’s contempt for Christianity RedState.com:

 

The amendment was authored by Rep. John Fleming, R-La. It would have “required the Armed Forces to accommodate ‘actions and speech’ reflecting the conscience, moral, principles or religious beliefs of the member.”

 

The Obama Administration said the amendment would have a “significant adverse effect on good order, discipline, morale, and mission accomplishment.”

 

“With its statement, the White House is now endorsing military reprimands of members who keep a Bible on their desk or express a religious belief,” Fleming told Fox News. “This administration is aggressively hostile towards religious beliefs that it deems to be politically incorrect.” (Bold Emphasis Mine – Obama ‘Strongly Objects’ to Religious Liberty Amendment; by toddstarnes (Diary); Red State; 6/13/13 03:51 PM)

 

If Leftists, Democrats and Separation Church-State secularists don’t see this as a war on Christianity they either lying or are ignorant. Now that I think of it probably both lying and ignorant.

 

This is crazy and unconstitutional. Activist Living Constitution Judges and Justices have brought America to this point in which Christianity is slowly being stripped out of the fabric of America. Christian Morality is what has made America great and exceptional. Without Christianity ceases to be exceptional.

 

Atheists and Democrats believe they have hit the nail on the head when they propagandize that the majority of the Founding Fathers were not Christians because they were Deists – minions of the Enlightenment that did not regard the supernatural of any religion let alone Christianity.

 

The haters of Christianity fail to inform that Deists in America differed from Deists in Europe and France in particular. French Deists were as close to being atheists without denying the existence of religion completely. American Deists contrarily and in the majority had a high regard for the principle inherent in Christianity that contributed societal morality and civil order.

 

See what you can glean from some Founding Fathers involve the Declaration of Independence, the writing of the Constitution and the ratification of the Constitution. Consider some these quotes in no particular order from the Founding Fathers:

 

Thomas Jefferson

 

We commit our injuries to the even-handed justice of that Being, Who doth no wrong, earnestly beseeching Him to illuminate the councils, and prosper the endeavors of those to whom America hath confided her hopes, that through their wise direction we May again see reunited the blessings of liberty, property, and harmony with Great Britain. Thomas Jefferson, TITLE: Address Virginia House of Burgesses to Lord Dunmore. EDITION: Ford ed., i, 459. DATE: June. 1775

 

We devoutly implore assistance of Almighty God to conduct us happily through this great conflict. Thomas Jefferson, TITLE: Declaration on Taking up Arms. EDITION: Ford ed., i, 476. DATE: July. 1775

 

It hath pleased the Sovereign Disposer of all human events to give to this [Revolution] appeal an issue favorable to the rights of the States. Thomas Jefferson, TITLE: Proposed Constitution for Virginia. EDITION: Washington ed. viii, 441. EDITION: Ford ed., iii, 321. PLACE: [none given] DATE: 1783

 

May that Infinite Power which rules the destinies of the universe, lead our councils to what is best, and give them a favorable issue for your peace and prosperity. Thomas Jefferson, TITLE: First Inaugural Address. EDITION: Washington ed. viii, 5. EDITION: Ford ed., viii, 6. PLACE: [none given] DATE: 1801

 

When we assemble together to consider the state of our beloved country, our just attentions are first drawn to those pleasing circumstances which mark the goodness of that Being from whose favor they flow, and the large measure of thankfulness we owe for His bounty. Thomas Jefferson, TITLE: Second Annual Message. EDITION: Washington ed. viii, 15. EDITION: Ford ed., viii, 181. DATE: Dec. 1802

 

We are not in a world ungoverned by the laws and the power of a Superior Agent. Our efforts are in His hand, and directed by it; and He will give them their effect in His own time. Thomas Jefferson, TITLE: To David Barrow. EDITION: Washington ed. vi, 456. EDITION: Ford ed., ix, 516. PLACE: Monticello DATE: 1815

 

I offer my sincere prayers to the Supreme Ruler of the Universe, that He may long preserve our country in freedom and prosperity. Thomas Jefferson, TITLE: To Benjamin Waring. EDITION: Washington ed. iv, 379. PLACE: Washington DATE: March. 1801

 

I join in addressing Him whose Kingdom ruleth over all, to direct the administration of their affairs to their own greatest good. Thomas Jefferson, TITLE: Reply to Vermont Address. EDITION: Washington ed. iv, 419. PLACE: Washington DATE: 1801

That the Supreme Ruler of the universe may have our country under His special care, will be among the latest of my prayers. Thomas Jefferson, TITLE: R. to A. Virginia Assembly. EDITION: Washington ed. viii, 149. PLACE: [none given] DATE: 1809

 

Read More Jefferson Quotes

 

Benjamin Franklin

 

“Freedom is not a gift bestowed upon us by other men, but a right that belongs to us by the laws of God and nature.” (From Boycott Liberalism)

 

“[O]nly a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters.”

 

“Whereas true religion and good morals are the only solid foundations of public liberty and happiness . . . it is hereby earnestly recommended to the several States to take the most effectual measures for the encouragement thereof.” (From Quotes of the Founding Fathers)

 

“I have lived, Sir, a long time, and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth–that God Governs the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without His notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without His aid?

 

“We have been assured, Sir, in the Sacred Writings, that “except the Lord build the House, they labor in vain that build it.” I firmly believe this; and I also believe that without his concurring aid we shall succeed in this political building no better than the Builders of Babel: We shall be divided by our partial local interests; our projects will be confounded, and we ourselves shall become a reproach and bye word down to future ages. And what is worse, mankind may hereafter from this unfortunate instance, despair of establishing Governments by Human wisdom and leave it to chance, war and conquest.

 

“A Bible and a newspaper in every house, a good school in every district–all studied and appreciated as they merit–are the principal support of virtue, morality, and civil liberty.” (Read More at Quotes from the Founding Fathers – Benjamin Franklin)

 

James Madison (aka Father of the Constitution)

 

“Religion [is] the basis and Foundation of Government.”

 

“It is the duty of every man to render to the Creator such homage….Before any man can be considered as a member of Civil Society, he must be considered as a subject of the Governor of the Universe.”

 

“We have staked the whole future of American civilization, not upon the power of government, far from it. We have staked the future of all of our political institutions upon the capacity of each and all of us to govern ourselves, to control ourselves, to sustain ourselves according to the Ten Commandments of God.” (Read More at Quotes from the Founding Fathers – James Madison)

 

Alexander Hamilton (A Federalist Paper author)

 

“Whether the New Constitution, if adopted, will prove adequate to such desirable ends, time, the mother of events, will show.  For my own part, I sincerely esteem it a system, which, without the finger of God, never could have been suggested and agreed upon by such a diversity of interests.”

 

“The Sacred Rights of Mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records.  They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the Hand of the Divinity itself; and can never be erased or obscured by mortal power.”

 

“The results of your joint deliberations hitherto, will, I trust, be productive of solid and durable advantages to our constituents, and which, by conciliating more and more their approbation, may tend to strengthen their attachment to that constitution of government upon which depend, under Divine Providence, their union, safety, and prosperity.”

 

“The scruples of delicacy and propriety, as relative to a common course of things, ought to yield to the extraordinary nature of the crisis.  They ought not to hinder the taking of a legal and constitutional step to prevent an atheist in religion, and a fanatic in politics, from getting possession of the helm of state.”

 

“The attempt by the rulers of a nation to destroy all religious opinion, and to pervert a whole nation to atheism, is a phenomenon of profligacy reserved to consummate the infamy of the unprincipled reformers of France.  The proofs of this terrible design are numerous and convincing.

 

“The pious and moral weep over these scenes as a sepulchre destined to entomb all they revere and esteem.  The politician who loves liberty, sees them with regret as a gulf that may swallow up the liberty to which he is devoted.  He knows that morality overthrown (and morality must fall with religion), the terrors of despotism can alone curb the impetuous passions of man, and confine him within the bounds of social duty.” (Read More at Quotes from Alexander Hamilton)

 

John Jay (A Federalist Paper author)

 

“Providence has given our people the choice of their rulers,
and it is the duty, as well as privilege and interest,
of a Christian nation to select and prefer Christians for their rulers.” (
John Jay Quote)

 

“[It is] the duty of all wise, free, and virtuous governments to countenance and encourage virtue and religion.” – United States Founding Father, John Jay, “The Speeches of the Different Governors to the Legislature of the State of New York, Commencing with Those of George Clinton and Continued Down to the Present Time”, (Albany: J.B. Van Steenbergh, 1825), p. 66, Govenor John Jay, November 4, 1800

 

“Whether our religion permits Christians to vote for infidel rulers is a question which merits more consideration than it seems yet to have generally received either from the clergy or the laity. It appears to me that what the prophet said to Jehoshaphat about his attachment to Ahab [2 Chronicles 19:2] affords a salutary lesson.” – United States Founding Father, John Jay, “The Correspondence and Public Papers of John Jay, 1794-1826”, Henry P. Johnson, editor, (New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1893), Vol.IV, p. 365

 

2 Chronicles 19: 1-3 (NKJV):

 

1 Then Jehoshaphat the king of Judah returned safely to his house in Jerusalem. 2 And Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him, and said to King Jehoshaphat, “Should you help the wicked and love those who hate the Lord? Therefore the wrath of the Lord is upon you. 3 Nevertheless good things are found in you, in that you have removed the wooden images from the land, and have prepared your heart to seek God.” [SlantRight Editor: Bold Emphasis Mine – The Scripture quote is added by me]

 

“I … recommend a general and public return of praise and thanksgiving to Him from whose goodness these blessings descend. The most effectual means of securing the continuance of our civil and religious liberties is always to remember with reverence and gratitude the source from which they flow.” – United States Founding Father, John Jay, “The Life of John Jay: With Selections From His Correspondence and Miscellaneous Papers”, (New York: J.J. Harper, 1833), Vol. I, pp. 457-458, to the Committee of the Corporation of the City of New York, June 29, 1826 (Read more at United States Founding Fathers – John Jay Quotes)

 

I should include George Washington and the other signers of the Constitution sent to be ratified by the States that eventually created the United States of America; however Jefferson, Franklin, Madison, Hamilton and Jay were influential in the establishment and early interpretation of the Constitution. Jefferson was actually away representing the Articles of Confederation government as Ambassador to France and had no actual hand in what was in the Constitution other than his friendship with James Madison. The point though is this: The Constitutional Framers regardless of their affinity to Christianity either as a traditional Believer or as a Deist asserted that Christianity was essential to the formation of the USA and Christianity would be basis of virtuous and moral foundation for Society and government.

 

Below is Mat Staver’s email about Mikey Weinstein and Obama’s disdain for Religious Freedom in the Military. AND there is a link to sign a petition to use as leverage to get Congress to listen that Religious Freedom for all Americans – Civilian and Military.

 

JRH 7/9/13

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Anti-Christian extremist has Obama’s ear

 

By Mathew Staver

Sent: 7/5/13 3:45 PM

Sent by Liberty Counsel

 

Mathew D. Staver, Founder and Chairman Liberty Counsel

 

According to his own organization, the so-called Military Religious Freedom Foundation, “Mikey Weinstein is the undisputed leader of the national movement to restore the obliterated wall separating church and state in the most technologically lethal organization ever created by humankind: the United States armed forces.”

 

Mikey Weinstein is also responsible for publishing some of the most vile and abusive rhetoric used against American Christians, particularly those serving in the military. He has access to the Pentagon and is shaping President Obama’s anti-religion policy there.

 

Please carefully read my important update below – Mat.

 

 

John,

 

Don’t let the bogus name Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) fool you. What Mikey Weinstein wants is freedom FROM religion, particularly in the United States military. 

 

I don’t need to characterize Weinstein to you. Instead, his own words tell you everything you need to know about this dangerous anti-Christian activist.  

 

In response to the Religious Liberties Amendment being appended to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) – a measure Liberty Counsel is strongly supporting – Weinstein said this on his MRFF website… 

 

“This danger [to our troops] is not a “jihad” of exotic, international origin. Quite on the contrary, it is a homegrown Holy War emanating from belligerent fundamentalist Christian bigots in government who delight in fancying themselves as the prodigiously proselytizing foot-soldiers of a modern-day ‘Crusade.’ The latest vicious whirlwind imperiling our service members, and consequently our national security, comes in a two-pronged effort to implant “Religious Freedom” amendments in the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

 

Section 530 [of the NDAA Amendment] would allow every bigoted slimeball within the American armed forces – the homophobes, Islamophobes, anti-Semites, misogynists, anti-Constitutionalists, fundamentalist/dominionist Christians, and/or all of the above – to be given absolute free rein to slither out of their stinking closets of putrid prejudice and spout their twisted, Christian-jihad poison”(emphasis is as originally written).

 

++The MRFF’s attacks on Liberty University.

 

Weinstein is outspokenly against any Christian influence whatsoever on our military.  One recent MRFF headline reads, “‘Drones for Christ’: The Horrifying Prospects of Merging Church & State in the U.S. Military,” and the body of the article demonizes Liberty University’s cutting-edge aviation programs….

 

“Liberty bills itself as ‘one of America’s top military-friendly schools.’ It trains chaplains for the various branches of the military. And it trains pilots in its School of Aeronautics (SOA) – pilots who go up in planes and drone pilots who sit behind desks wearing pilot suits… Liberty has been turning out ‘Christ-centered aviators’ for a decade… [This] starkly illustrates the immense gravity of MRFF’s mission.”

 

The MRFF mission is clear:  To demean and belittle people of faith while promoting a religion-free military and destroying the First Amendment rights of our servicemen and women.

 

+Weinstein’s extraordinary Pentagon and White House access.

 

It’s clear he is a vicious anti-Christian blowhard, but just how influential is Mikey Weinstein? 

 

According to the Huffington post, in a recent demonstration of his personal power, Weinstein called the Pentagon and demanded that the Air Force remove a painting from one of their offices entitled “Blessed are the Peacemakers.”  He gave them one hour to comply and in 56 minutes the painting was gone.

 

In 2012, Weinstein was declared one of the “100 Most Influential People in U.S. Defense” by Defense News. Weinstein also won the “Person of the Year” award from Americans United for Separation of Church and State in 2011.

 

++Weinstein’s mission is now Barack Obama’s mission.

 

Mikey Weinsten’s influence in the administration’s military policy making is one of the major reasons why the Religious Liberties Amendment must be passed in the Senate! 

 

Service members turning to God and relying on their faith for personal strength in times of danger is a practice as old as mankind itself, yet our President has deemed that expressions of faith somehow undermine “good order” in the military!

 

We are calling for the Senate to pass the Religious Liberties Amendment as proposed by Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and Ted Cruz (R-TX), amending the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

 

We have drafted a petition which will be delivered to leaders in the United States Senate strongly declaring, “I Support the Religious Liberties Amendment” and we need your name to be included.

 

Click here to add your name to this important petition:

 

http://www.libertyaction.org/385/petition.asp 

 

++Our defenders need to be defended from the likes of Mikey Weinstein!

 

Our servicemen and women put their lives on the line every day in order to protect our constitutionally guaranteed rights, including the expression of our beliefs.  Congress must ensure that we are protecting them, as well!

 

I urge you to take a minute right now and support our military in this tangible way by defending their rights – even as they fight to defend ours.

 

Click here to stand against Mikey Weinstein’s anti-Christian counsel, his so-called Military Religious Freedom Foundation, and President Obama’s threat to veto the entire NDAA if it passes with the Religious Liberty Amendment attached…

 

http://www.libertyaction.org/385/petition.asp

Liberty Counsel wants the Religious Liberties Amendment overwhelmingly passed in the Senate as it did in the House!

 

We want to force President Obama to make good on his outrageous “veto” promise or make him back down when the opportunity arises! 

 

That’s why we are aggressively calling for a bipartisan passage of the Religious Liberties Amendment in the United States Senate.

 

If you are already one of the many thousands of signers of this petition to pass the Religious Liberties Amendment, please consider sharing this link on your social network pages: 

 

http://www.libertyaction.org/385/petition.asp 

 

God bless you for taking this important action with me! 

 

Mathew Staver, Founder and Chairman

Liberty Counsel

 

P.S. Mikey Weinstein and his organization are hell-bent on removing religion from the ranks of our military and demonizing people of faith. 

 

Weinstein’s malicious rhetoric and work in oppostion to the Religious Liberties Amendment is all the more reason why we MUST see that the RLA passes. Please do everything you can to help further this cause.

 

http://www.libertyaction.org/385/petition.asp 

 

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What’s really behind the Benghazi cover-up?


Demand Benghazi Truth

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John R. Houk

© May 31, 2013

 

I received an email from Liberty Counsel Action authored by Mat Staver asking that his readers demand greater scrutiny pertaining to the details of Benghazigate and who knew what about the before, during and after of the four deaths that occurred at the diplomatic mission in Benghazi Libya.

 

Staver points to the questions being asked by Frank Gaffney, Jr. of the Center for Security Policy (CSP). The questions are pointed and are simple to answer for a government that has nothing to hide.

 

There is more to this email than Staver providing the relevant questions that deserve an answer. Staver provides a link in which you can place your name to a Liberty Counsel Action fax which will cost you some bucks to send. Personally I don’t have the cash to do that but I would if I did so think about it.

 

If you are like me there is a petition you can participate in that is free at TheTeaParty.net. Without placing my name on there more than once like a Leftist would do I cannot remember if there is first a money option then a free option relating to the petition calling Congress to take action on Benghazigate. I do remember there is a free option though. To sign that petition can go this TheTeaParty.net petition link or you can click the banner I have at SlantRight 2.0.

 

Benghazigate Summary

 

In the mean time please take the time to read the Mat Staver email which I have below.

 

JRH 5/31/13

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What’s really behind the Benghazi cover-up?

 

By Mathew Staver

Sent: May 30, 2013 at 8:53 AM

Sent from Liberty Counsel Action

 

From the Desk of:

Mat Staver

 

While Congress is in a “constituency work period” away from Washington, there is an uprising of organizations calling for our congressional leaders to start asking the right questions on Benghazi. 

 

Congress must create a Select Committee to FULLY investigate the Benghazi attacks – moving beyond the already obtained evidence that the Obama administration lied to the American people and sought to cover up the truth about the attack that killed four Americans and injured many more.

 

The truth about the events leading up to, during, and following the attacks must also be exposed. Please see my very important message below – Mat.

 

John,

 

What were President Obama and his administration hiding while attempting to deceive the American people about the attacks on Benghazi?

 

It is unrealistic to believe that the edited talking points were contrived solely to protect the political careers of the President, Hillary Clinton, General Petraeus, or State Department bureaucrats. 

 

Now, over 8 months later, there are still far more questions than answers. This is an epic foreign policy and national security failure – masked with an obvious cover-up and unbridled deception.

 

Yet even more disturbing is the fact that those lies may have been created to conceal something much larger and far more sinister. 

 

++One highly respected policy expert’s view on Benghazi.

 

Frank J. Gaffney Jr., former Assistant Secretary of Defense under President Reagan and now President of the Center for Security Policy, is one of the foremost experts on foreign policy in the Middle East.

 

Frank Gaffney and his organization have been good friends of Liberty Counsel Action and have collaborated with us on several important issues over the last several years.  But we have never before been faced with anything in the troubling presidency of Barack Obama as massively significant as the Benghazi scandal.

 

Gaffney poses very disturbing questions about Benghazi-gate.  These questions could seem tainted by “conspiracy theory” thinking, but coming from a seasoned, credentialed defense expert of Frank Gaffney’s caliber, they add great credence to the probability that this is one of the most insidious cover-ups in American history.

 

Here are just a few of his questions and assessments…

 

o   “What role did the Obama administration’s assiduous cultivation of relations with Islamists play in the creation of the State Department’s so-called special mission facility in Benghazi?

 

o   What was the true purpose of that facility, and who was assigned to staff it, with what roles?

 

o   Why did it take so long for Benghazi survivors to be made available to congressional investigators of the Benghazi-gate affair?

 

o   What caused U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens to consider it necessary to be at that facility, which he had formally complained was dangerously insecure, especially on September 11, a day that al Qaeda has long sought to make open-season on Americans?

 

o   Specifically, what was the urgency of Stevens’ last official act, an evening meeting with the Turkish consul general?

 

o   Were the special mission facility and the nearby CIA annex involved in a covert operation to collect small arms, surface-to-air missiles, or other weapons?

 

o   Were any of those weapons being secretly made available — directly or indirectly — to the Syrian opposition, a group known to include al Qaeda elements?

 

o   If weapons secured in Libya for this purpose were transferred to the so-called Syrian rebels, was there a presidential finding authorizing such activities? In that case, had any congressional leaders been duly notified?

 

o   The public record suggests that Mr. Obama and then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton were inexplicably disengaged from the time they learned of the attack until their joint appearance the next morning in the Rose Garden. Where were they during that period and what were they doing?

 

The Center for Security Policy, like liberty Counsel Action, is calling for a Select Committee to be established by Congress – as are 153 House Republicans, Members of the Senate, the families of the Americans murdered, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association, Special OPS OPSEC, an association of retired Special Operations officials, along with a number of other patriotic organizations.  

 

We are demanding action from congressional leadership! A Select Committee must be empowered to ask all of the right questions – the events leading up to the attack – the actions taken during – and the post-event deception of the American people.

 

Please join with me today in putting additional pressure on Congress to FULLY investigate the Libya massacre!

 

We are faxing our Senators, Representatives, and other key officials today demanding that Members of Congress empower a Select Committee – as proposed by Representative Frank Wolf (R-VA) in H. Res 36 – and now endorsed by over 150 Members of the House.

 

I urge you to take a minute right now to further participate in this important campaign. Click here to send your immediate faxes to Congress:

 

www.lcaction.cc/1667/offer.asp

 

++This investigation must be consolidated, empowered, and formalized!

 

There are at least four House committees investigating the attacks – all operating within the scope of their limited authority. We are demanding a Select Committee with the needed authority!

 

I believe Benghazi-gate will blow wide open in spite of the Obama/Clinton wish that it would just go away – if Congress investigates it with the full empowerment of a Select Committee. 

 

Liberty Counsel Action’s Fax Barrage strategy has been extremely effective in “holding our elected leaders’ feet to the fire” and forcing Congress to see that the American people will not stand for an arrogant dismissal of public opinion!

 

Please, click here now to fax Congress and call for a complete bipartisan investigation into the Libya massacre and the cover-up crafted by the Obama administration:

 

www.lcaction.cc/1667/offer.asp

 

Even if you have already sent a round of faxes, we must relentlessly barrage our senators, representatives, and other key members of Congress demanding that they do the right thing – and ask the right questions.

 

Enemies of America’s best interests in these events must be exposed.  U.S. government officials, irrespective of the seniority of their positions, must be held accountable!

 

Please click here now to send your faxes to Congress:  

 

www.lcaction.cc/1667/offer.asp

 

Again, thank you for taking action with us on this critical issue!   

 

God bless you,

Mathew Staver, Chairman

Liberty Counsel Action

 

P.S. I believe we are just beginning to see the extent to which our President and senior government officials have united in a massive cover-up of the events in Benghazi.  PLEASE fax Congress right away, even if you have already done so. Together, let’s hold anyone responsible fully accountable!

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