First Amendment Victory in California

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A Kern County judge has ruled that the State cannot force a baker to design and bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

The State cannot succeed on the facts presented as a matter of law. The right to freedom of speech under the First Amendment outweighs the State’s interest in ensuring a freely accessible market place.

The right of freedom of thought guaranteed by the First Amendment includes the right to speak, and the right to refrain from speaking. Sometimes the most profound protest is silence.

No public commentator in the marketplace of ideas may be forced by law to publish any opinion with which he disagrees in the name of equal access. No person may be forced by the State to stand and recite the Pledge of Allegiance against her will. The law cannot compel anyone to stand for the National Anthem. No person may be forced…

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First Amendment Victory in California

Two Days to Nativity, 7 January 2018

God gives us infirmities and illnesses not as punishment for our sins, but as a way to become sin-free. Not only for ourselves, but for others as well. Not only through our suffering but also through the acts of those not afflicted in caring and praying for those who are afflicted.
God is not a harsh and vengeful God, rather He is loving.
He took on humanity as a loving gesture, so He could be one with us and at the same time, through Himself, provide a path to eternity with Him. Christ is almost here . Rejoice! O Come Emmanuel!

Two Days to Nativity, 7 January 2018

Prayer Request

Tomorrow morning I travel to Ann Arbor, Michigan, to the University of Michigan Medical Center, to be qualified for and enrolled in, their transplant program, to hopefully be approved for a multi-organ transplant (Kidney and Pancreas).
As such, I am asking my friends to pray for me … TO CLARIFY I am not getting a transplant yet … this is the first stage, getting qualified …

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Prayer Request