Attorney General William Barr has announced that he is resigning, effective December 23rd.
He will go down in history as both the 77th and the 85th Attorney General of the United States.
He was a very loyal attorney general—but it’s also clear that he got crosswise with President Trump.
Attorney General Barr is going to be known in history for his defense of religious liberty in the face of an in increasingly hostile secular culture.
In October of 2019, the Attorney General delivered an address at the University of Notre Dame. “The framers’ view,” he said, “was that free government was only suitable and sustainable for a religious people, a people who recognize that there was a transcendent moral order antecedent to both the state and man-made law.”
He’s referring to an enduring moral law that exists even before the US Constitution.
Those were fighting words from a sitting Attorney General.
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