November last year I attended a rally for Jack Phillips, whose case was going to come before the U.S. Supreme Court. We all were expecting Jack’s case to be decided in December of last year.
Last November, the atmosphere was electric in the packed auditorium at Colorado Christian University (CCU). We heard speaker after speaker talking in defense of our Constitutional rights to freedom of religion/conscience/thought/and speech.
A man from Alliance Defending Freedom spoke. Alliance Defending Freedom is the group that has been providing necessary legal support for Jack (pro bono — without cost to Jack). On their website they say, “… the ensuing lawsuit became the first time the government ever tried to force him to violate his conscience.” Continue reading →
WHAT HAPPENED ON JUNE 8, 2018 AT
During the morning and through the afternoon on June 8th, there were from 75 to 200 people at a time at Masterpiece Cakeshop, supporting Jack. Everyone was very pleasant.
A man was there all day from the legal group that had supported Jack (at no cost). I asked if they needed any more financial support, and he told me that people had been very generous over the 6 years. Now it was the time give full support to Jack.
Present was the attorney who defended Jack’s case before the U.S. Supreme Court. Other people who came to support Jack were: people from several organizations, individuals from his church and other churches, and friends and people who had heard about the potential flash mob. They all came to support Jack with their presence in the face of threats.
All morning and afternoon, there was a continuous line of people purchasing baked goods and other things that were for sale in the cakeshop. Jack said with a smile that people were purchasing anything that was not nailed down. Continue reading →
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On September 27, 2017, Citizens across the United States are going to wage an aggressive grassroots effort to stop The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Our nationwide campaign, Child Abuse in the Classroom, A Legal Challenge to ESSA, is prepared to oppose this federal legislation. Parents and citizens across the United States are requesting an immediate injunction to stop the implementation of social, emotional, and behavioral standards and interventions that have been codified in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) passed and signed into law in December of 2015. Continue reading →