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Posts for February 2016

A “Legalcy” of Conservatism

in Advocates in Action, Blog, U.S. Supreme Court 0 Comments

Last week America said goodbye to one of its most influential—and provocative—conservative legal voices with the sudden passing of Justice Antonin Scalia. He was 79 when he died of what authorities are calling natural causes while on a trip to Texas.

Appointed by President Ronald Reagan, Scalia was known as a staunch defender of the U.S. Constitution, earning him the label Read More

Victory for this 5th grader and her poem about Jesus!

in Blog, Cases, Free Speech, Public Schools 9 Comments

A public school teacher in Stanislaus County, California, gave a homework assignment to her fifth grade students to write two poems on any subject and turn them in the next day.  Since it was just before the Christmas break, Kali decided to write her two poems about the holiday season.  She wrote one poem about reindeer and another about Jesus. When Kali turned in her assignment the next day, her teacher rejected the poem about Jesus Read More