The current opening on the Supreme Court represents perhaps the most consequential opportunity in memory. Retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy has been the “swing vote” on the court, alternating between the liberal and conservative voting blocs on the most controversial decisions. This has made him one of the most powerful people in America, with the ability to essentially dictate to the American people on issues like the legality of same-sex “marriage.” Justice Kennedy represents the outsized power held by the federal judiciary, and the abuse of that power in essentially rewriting the Constitution decision by decision to suit one judge’s whims. As the late Justice Antonin Scalia lamented, “Day by day, case by case, [the Supreme Court is] busy designing a Constitution for a country I do not recognize.” Can you even imagine what the founders would think if they saw the unbridled power of the Supreme Court today? They put safeguards in place for this very reason. They feared tyranny.
Yet, every year around this time, we wait for nine unelected justices to tell us whether our rights, guaranteed to us under the Constitution still apply. We literally wait to see if our freedom of speech, freedom of religion and freedom from coercion will be diminished—even nullified.
Now that Justice Kennedy is leaving the Supreme Court, there is the chance to replace him with a new justice who will interpret and apply the Constitution as written, rather than dictating his or her own preferences to America. These are serious times and we must understand what is at stake and what we can do to protect our freedoms. That is why we have produced a brand new Truth In Action Q & A booklet, What Is Judicial Tyranny? You’ll learn what happens when judges do not respect the law and what we can do to bring change. We will send you a three-pack of this short yet vital booklet as our thank you for your generous donation to this ministry. Keep one for yourself and give another to your pastor, friends, or family.
Also, for your generous donation of $40 or more, we will send you the three-pack of the judicial tyranny booklet plus the outstanding book, The Founders’ Key: The Divine and Natural Connection Between the Declaration and the Constitution and What We Risk by Losing it. Written by Dr. Larry Arnn, president of Hillsdale College, this powerful book is an excellent discussion of the Constitution and the Declaration. It is an inspiring and timely exposition of these two pillars upon which the liberties and rights of the American people stand, and it clearly explains how they are at risk today.
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