Tag Archives: James Madison

What the First Amendment Really Says about Religion


Many people incorrectly maintain that the First Amendment was designed to remove any and all religious precepts and considerations from civil affairs… Too many debates over the meaning and implementation of the First Amendment are confused by a failure to cite it accurately:

“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.”

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A picture of a painting the USA founding fathers signing the Declaration of Independence

Liberty, and The Purpose For The Second Amendment


This is why the founders of our nation added the second amendment to the U.S. Constitution.  It was never for hunting nor sport.  It was to make sure the citizens could prevent tyranny. In 1946, returned veterans from World War II found their local government of McMinn Tennessee was a corrupt and entrenched political machine.  […]

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Happy Birthday, James Madison. Thank You for Fighting So Hard for Our Constitution


By Christine Hall, FOXNews March 16, 2011 Wouldn’t it be quite the scandal if the president of the United States were to pimp out his wife and her sister to use their sexual favors to win the endorsement of his influential predecessor? It was a smear that James Madison had to endure in the year […]

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