Michael Kessler

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Keeping the real threat in view

JUST LAW AND RELIGION Michael Kessler So Terry Jones won’t “today, not ever” burn a Quran. I guess the media … Continued

What would George Washington say about Islam in USA?

JUST LAW AND RELIGION MICHAEL KESSLER With all the loud clamoring about the proposed Islamic Center to be built near … Continued

Religious freedom to exclude

JUST LAW AND RELIGION Michael Kessler The Supreme Court handed down its long-awaited opinion in Christian Legal Society Chapter of … Continued

The dignity of pedestrians

JUST LAW AND RELIGION Michael Kessler Law is supposed to protect the life, liberty, and property of citizens. That’s part … Continued

An oil-driven Memorial Day

JUST LAW AND RELIGION By Michael Kessler Memorial Day 2010 will go down in history as all about oil. As … Continued

Cross purposes

JUST LAW AND RELIGION By Michael Kessler The cross in the desert can stay. Or, more precisely, the federal government … Continued

National day of prayer w/ caution

JUST LAW AND RELIGION By Michael Kessler Advocates of religious freedom should be skeptical of Judge Crabb’s ruling that the … Continued

National day of prayer confusion

JUST LAW AND RELIGION By Michael Kessler The 59th National Day of Prayer is scheduled for May 6. It is … Continued

The religious neutrality of Justice John Paul Stevens

JUST LAW AND RELIGION Michael Kessler Justice John Paul Stevens has announced his intention to retire this summer, ending the … Continued

No Sabbath rest for job weary?

JUST LAW AND RELIGION Michael Kessler With the economic downturn and massive job losses, it seems many Americans have no … Continued

Establishment Clause doesn’t limit foreign policy

JUST LAW AND RELIGION Michael Kessler Does the Establishment Clause prevent the President from using or aiding religion as part … Continued

The dignity of snow shovelers

JUST LAW AND RELIGION By Michael Kessler The Washington D.C.-area “Snowmaggeddon” of 2010–unplowed streets and undelivered goods–has probably revealed to … Continued

Holy wars and weapons

JUST LAW AND RELIGION Michael Kessler As ABC News first reported, Trijicon, a Michigan company, has been supplying rifle scopes … Continued

No room in health reform for Mary?

JUST LAW AND RELIGION By Michael Kessler Chuck Norris thinks Obamacare could morph into first-century “Herodcare.” Norris thinks a democratic … Continued

Jefferson’s Thanksgiving wish

JUST LAW AND RELIGION Michael Kessler Happy Thanksgiving. Simple words that conjure images of national traditions like pumpkin pie and … Continued

McDonnell’s reaction to Robertson’s hate

JUST LAW AND RELIGION Michael Kessler A friend’s Facebook link took me to a CNN article that I thought would … Continued

Marriage and discrimination

JUST LAW AND RELIGION Michael Kessler This week, Keith Bardwell quit his post as Justice of the Peace for the … Continued

John Brown’s disobedience

JUST LAW AND RELIGION Michael Kessler 150 years ago–in October 1859–John Brown led a raid on a U.S. armory in … Continued

Unveiling anonymous comments

JUST LAW AND RELIGION By Michael Kessler Columnists and bloggers toil to put words and thoughts in good order. We … Continued

Obama’s Noble Alternative

JUST LAW AND RELIGION Michael Kessler I wish this year’s Nobel Peace Prize had gone to the people of Iran … Continued