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Albert Mohler: Abortion, Brett Kavanaugh and the Pause Button


A group of liberal Christians is calling for a “pause” in the culture wars. This “Call to Pause” is really a demand for evangelical surrender on the issue of abortion—and that’s not going to happen.

Interestingly, it was the left in American politics that politicized the judiciary—going around the legislative process to force vast moral change through the courts. They understand exactly what is at stake as we look at the nomination of a strict constructionist justice to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy.

The nomination of Supreme Court justices who are committed to the actual words and text of the Constitution is vital to the survival of America’s grand experiment in constitutional self-government. The protection of human life is an even higher mandate.

This is no time to hit the pause button.

 

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American Foreign Policy After the Iran Deal


Townhall Review – July 28, 2018

Hugh Hewitt and New York Times columnist, Bret Stephens, talk about Iran’s latest threats to the United States following President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Iran Nuclear Deal. Hugh Hewitt and Rep. Mike Gallagher discuss President Trump’s recent speech on upgrading the U.S. military. Phil Cowan and Jonathan Keller of the California Family Counsel discuss the postponement of California AB2943. Dennis Prager and Kimberly Strassel of the Wall Street Journal look at the latest developments in the “Russian Collusion” investigation. Michael Medved looks at how the Democrats flirting with Democratic Socialism might affect Republican chances in the midterm election. Michael Medved examines the impact foolish social media posts or stupid comments from long ago might cause some good, talented people to not seek public office. Mike Gallagher invites former press secretary Sean Spicer to look back at his career in his new book, The Briefing.

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Michael Medved: Best Nominee is Blocked for the Worst Reason


One of President Trump’s best judicial nominees has been blocked by indignant Democrats because of columns he wrote while a Stanford student 25 years ago.

In one of these pieces, Ryan Bounds argued that ethnic identity groups promote campus divisions, and in another he demanded proof “beyond a reasonable doubt” before expelling young men accused of sexual assault.  Now these are arguable but mainstream teenage opinions have wrecked the hopes of a Yale Law graduate and a respected federal prosecutor.

If Republicans gain a few Senate seats in November, I hope President Trump will try again to win confirmation for the eminently deserving Ryan Bounds.

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Albert Mohler: The New York Times Returns to the Book of Leviticus


This past Sunday The New York Times—the most influential newspaper in the world and secular to its core—ran an opinion essay on Leviticus chapter 18.

No kidding! 

The title of the piece: “The Secret History of Leviticus.” In it, Idan Dershowitz argues that the prohibition of men having sex with men is all based on the fact that a later editor—or a “redactor”—changed the text of the Bible.

There’s really no question about the Bible’s teaching on these issues.

The whole thing is another example of how—even in this supposedly secular age—the conscience of Western civilization continues to be haunted and shaped by the Bible. It’s 2018. And the New York Times is running a piece on Leviticus 18.

That, in itself, is stunning.

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