By Gene Policinski From The Freelance Star Is there a more "American" trait than a citizen's voice speaking freely, either in words or in print? Be it in the...January 16, 2006
By Rita Dunaway If you think that threats to religious freedom are a thing of the past in this country, consider the experiences of some of the youngest members of o...January 13, 2006
By Kent Willis From The Freelance Star In America's great dance to the music of time, the winningest couple in the constitutional-rights category is surely the ...January 09, 2006
By Judith Williams Jagdmann From The Freelance Star In 2007, Virginia and the nation will celebrate the 400th anniversary of the English landing at Jamestown. As we...November 28, 2005
Christmas, as it has traditionally been observed during our lifetime, is under siege. Across our nation, signs wishing people a "Merry Christmas" are being taken dow...November 08, 2005
By Dave Caddell On Wednesday, November 2, 2005, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in a unanimous decision ruled that parents do not have a constitutional right to b...October 20, 2005
By Dave Caddell The Bush Administration has petitioned the Supreme Court to consider whether a federal law that bans a medical procedure known as "partial-birth abor...October 06, 2005
The issue of prayer and/or invocations at City Council meetings has come into question since the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its decision in Wynne v. Town of...