Author Archives: Jim Harden

The Supreme Court Has Gone Rogue: What Can We Do?

(This is part 5 of a 5 part series on The Supreme Court, Abortion, and American Morality. Check out part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4) If the recent abortion case (Whole Woman’s Health v Hellerstedt) at the Supreme Court has clarified anything, it is that the Court’s majority has gone ‘off the rails’

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Four Ways the Supreme Court Got Abortion Wrong and Why

(This is part 4 of a 5 part series on The Supreme Court, Abortion, and American Morality. Check out part 1, part 2, and part 3) The Supreme Court’s majority has been consistently ignoring all notions of traditional Constitutional law in several recent cases. As Chief Justice Roberts notes, “The Court today not only overlooks our

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Remembering Independence

(This is part 3 of a 5 part series on The Supreme Court, Abortion, and American Morality. Check out part 1 and part 2) I have been wrestling with the Court’s latest abortion ruling all last week (Whole Woman’s Health v Hellerstedt) lamenting the knowledge that the ruling carries with it the very real danger

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5 Things We Can Learn from the Supreme Court’s Decision

Five important conclusions can be drawn from the recent abortion ruling, Whole Woman’s Health v Hellerstedt, released Monday June 27, 2016. First, contrary to Justice Thomas’ dissent, the Supreme Court’s majority is highly predictable. They decide cases based upon a new ‘bedrock’ principle of the shifting sands of individual autonomy. Whatever will be seen by the

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The Handicap of America’s Electorate

I am a Christian conservative in NY, daily grappling with a Hamiltonian (aka Machiavellian) centralization of power. This means that I must medicate, move, or meditate on God more. My journey toward meditating on God more intensified after the election of Obama the first time. It was then I began to awaken to the elongation

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Planned Parenthood Attacked By One of Their Own

What should we think of the mass shooting at the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood office killing three injuring nine? After praying for the families of the victims we can’t help but reflect on the tragedy. Upon his arrest the shooter, Robert Dear, was reported to have said, “No more baby parts” likely referring to the

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“Same-Sex Marriage” and Abortion

The Supreme Court reflected back America’s cultural malaise in law on June 26, in the Obergefell v. Hodges decision, wherein they decreed a new right to “same-sex marriage.” The court held that the purpose of marriage was the emotional well-being of individuals. Yet across all nations, religions, and cultures marriage has always been understood as

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