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Learn, teach the Constitution’s message of freedom

By Corey Friedman A senseless act of terror that killed three people and injured more than 250 others could lead to limits on individual rights that make the “land of the free” less so. A survey gauging Americans’ awareness of … Continue reading

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Two Rosaries confiscated from one student in three weeks

By William R. Toler Another American student has been deprived of religious liberty in a public school under the guise of safety. Manuel Vigil has had Rosary beads confiscated not once, but twice  in the past three weeks by Thompson … Continue reading

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Survey says: Americans ignorant of redress of grievances

By Corey Friedman Just one in every 20 Americans knows why we have the right to speak at county commissioners’ meetings and write letters to our congressman. An abysmal 4 percent of adults named the right to petition government for … Continue reading

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School clothing hang-ups

By William R. Toler Three girls. Two schools. One problem. They all got in trouble for their clothing decisions… and it’s not like they were dressed like whores. Texanna Edwards, a senior at Gibson County High School, showed up at … Continue reading

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Hudson says ‘Let the Students Speak’

By William R. Toler Over the past year I’ve added a number of books to my personal library that compose what I’ve dubbed my “Liberty Shelf.” Included on the shelf are four books each by Judge Andrew Napolitano and Congressman … Continue reading

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Budget crunch crushing Wake schools

By Ryan Graczkowski Wake County schools are facing a crisis in the budget. The budget deficit has doubled from $20 to $40 million. The doubling has occurred as a result of a 3 percent cut from the state government; coupled … Continue reading

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Sent home for silence

By William R. Toler An Onlsow County middle school student was sent home today. His offense: refusing to take tape off his mouth. Thirteen-year-old Patrick Richmond was participating in “Silence for Christ Day” by wearing duct tape over his mouth, … Continue reading

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1877 is not Year 1

By Nina Kilbride The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is in the process of overhauling the curriculum for North Carolina public schools.  The DPI has asked for feedback on the proposed curriculum through Feb. 15.  I reviewed the proposed … Continue reading

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School uniforms force conformity

By William R. Toler School uniforms are one topic that is really wearing on my nerves and liberty-focused mind. The indoctrination centers known as public schools are rapidly subscribing to the draconian practice of incorporating school uniforms as an enforceable … Continue reading

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