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Honoring Our Veterans: 6 Acts of Valor by American Heroes

By ACLJ.org1605117810528

To honor our veterans this Veterans Day, we’re presenting stories of incredible acts of valor that earned these American heroes the Medal of Honor. Thomas “Patrick” Payne was Sgt. 1st Class in October 2015 when he was part of a joint task force assigned to a massive hostage rescue from an ISIS...

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Veterans Day: It Was An Honor To Serve

By Wesley Smith1605100305869

Today is Veterans Day. Formerly known as Armistice Day, this holiday was originally created to commemorate the end of World War I, which officially took place on November 11, 1918. That war was referred to as the “war to end all wars.” That was a thoughtful and hopeful wish—albeit unrealistic.

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Protecting Religious Liberty in the Military

By Wesley Smith1602088957682

Religious liberty is a constitutional principle that is at the heart of who we are as American people. Nowhere is it more important than in the Armed Forces of the United States. The free exercise of religion is critical for those in uniform. Today’s military is an all-volunteer force made up of...

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Radio Recap – Fake News: Media Publishes Lies About President Trump & the Military

By Jordan Sekulow1599252512596

Fake news is ramping up leading into the election, as the Fake News Media publishes lies about President Trump and our U.S. military. On today’s Jay Sekulow Live , we discussed the Fake News Media publishing a disgusting attack against President Trump, lying about his stance on the military and our...

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The Attack on Religion in the Military Continues

By Wesley Smith1597247458931

There are several litigious organizations whose declared purpose is to eliminate any expression of religion from the cultural landscape of America. Their attack on religion is relentless; they grasp every opportunity to silence free speech if that speech does not align with their agendas. However,

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Air Force Court Under Attack for Hearing at Liberty University

By Skip Ash1583183080793

It is not uncommon that federal and state courts of all descriptions periodically hold actual proceedings at law schools throughout the United States. One such instance recently took place at Liberty University, where the Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals, a component of the military justice...

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ACLJ Seeks Answers on Army Rule Aimed at Christian Troops

By Marshall Goldman1582925609827

We recently told you about the reported United States Marine Corps (“USMC”) decision to pull the license of Shields of Strength (“SoS”) in response to one organization’s erroneous complaint. The anti-Christian organization demanded that the USMC “immediately revoke and cancel the current approval...

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ACLJ Supports Bible Verses on Military Dog Tags

By Marshall Goldman1582818862041

This country is blessed to have numerous businesses that proudly support the United States military and its service members. Shields of Strength (SOS) is one such business. It is worth briefly sharing about SOS . It was December 1998 that the first Shields of Strength were placed in a store. They...

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Anti-Christian Antagonists Move to Ban Dog Tag Bible Verses

By Jordan Sekulow1579191030687

Once again, the ACLJ is taking action to defend the faith of countless soldiers as an extreme, anti-Christian organization that constantly attacks faith in our military wants to bar them from displaying their faith on their dog tags alongside their respective Service insignias. Countless men and...

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Don’t Ban Bible Verses in the Military

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Christian faith in the military is once again under fire. For years, our brave men and women in the military have been able to choose to select dog tags from a faith-based company that inscribes...

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A Constitutional Crisis Over . . . Candy Canes? Apparently So!

By Skip Ash1578609792399

Just when you thought that the anti-Christian crowd could not become more unhinged, they become more unhinged. What’s the issue this time? The sale of candy canes (which they refer to derisively as “Jesus Candy”) at military post and base exchanges. To the unhinged, the mere presence in military...

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ACLJ Defends Nativity Scene at Military Installation

By Marshall Goldman1576784920874

For Christians around the world, Christmas is a time to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. It is a festive time filled with Christmas lights, Nativity scenes, candy canes, Santa Claus and reindeer, and the like. Unfortunately, not all feel the joy of Christmas… In fact, certain organizations seem...

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Afghanistan: Prosecuting the United States at the ICC?

By ACLJ.org1576514875388

By John Laughland , PhD (Oxford), associate research fellow of the ECLJ, author of several books on international law. An attempt by the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to open an investigation into the situation in Afghanistan, and thereby potentially to prosecute not only Taliban...

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Debriefing: Our Work at the International Criminal Court

By Jay Sekulow1575930939648

Working through our affiliate, the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ), last week I led a team of attorneys before the International Criminal Court (ICC). On today’s Jay Sekulow Live, we discussed my team’s work before the ICC defending the rights of U.S. soldiers. I was dealing with an...

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Why I’m Presenting at the International Criminal Court Today

By Jay Sekulow1575478502329

America’s bravest heroes are under fire, but the attackers aren’t threatening them with weapons, but with legal action. As we recently told you , the International Criminal Court (ICC) Office of the Prosecutor is seeking to open up jurisdiction for potential international criminal investigations...

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Veterans Day – We Salute You Who Serve and Have Served

By Wesley Smith1573489949752

Veterans Day is Monday, November 11th, a Federal Holiday. Formerly known as Armistice Day, this holiday was originally created to commemorate the end of World War I, which officially took place on November 11, 1918. That war was referred to as the “war to end all wars.” That was a naïve and hopeful...

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ACLJ Fights for US Soldiers Under Attack at the ICC

By Jordan Sekulow1572903989780

Breaking news: We’ve taken on the biggest international case in the ACLJ’s history as we fight for the rights of American soldiers at the International Criminal Court. On today’s Jay Sekulow Live we discussed the ACLJ’s upcoming arguments before the International Criminal Court, advocating for the...

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Is the Mission Accomplished in Afghanistan?

By Wesley Smith1565193092097

You’ve got to know when to hold ‘em, Know when to fold ‘em. Know when to walk away; know when to run. ---Don Schlitz, 1976, The Gambler In a recent poll by Concerned Veterans of America ( CVA) , veterans and military families overwhelmingly support a full withdrawal of all U.S. forces from...

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Remembering Those Who Have Died

By Wesley Smith1558709324340

“We sleep soundly in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.” —Winston Churchill Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States to remember all those who have died in military service to the nation. The holiday originated in the...

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Honoring Fallen Heroes this Memorial Day

By Skip Ash1558639407390

As many gather with friends and family this weekend in what has become the unofficial kickoff of summer, we must all remember what Memorial Day really stands for. We must honor those who have gone before us and paid the price of our freedom. On this Memorial Day weekend, I’ll be attending a...

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