Friday Five: SCOTUS, Religious Liberty, and more

Welcome to the Friday Five! Every Friday we share our top five articles, stories, and quotes for you to read and share with your friends and church families.

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1. President Trump nominates Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.

All North Carolinians should appreciate Judge Gorsuch’s immense respect for our founding documents and his support for the values of life, liberty and religious freedom. Like Justice Scalia, Judge Gorsuch is an exceptionally strong originalist constitutional jurist who strongly dislikes judicial activism. 

Will you join us by clicking to email, call, or tweet your Senators, and ask them to quickly confirm Gorsuch to the Supreme Court?

 

2. The Boy Scouts of America lost their way.

"On Monday, the Boy Scouts of America reversed a century-old stance when they announced that instead of accepting members based on sex, they would begin accepting members based on the gender they identified with." (Read here)

 

3. VIDEO: President Trump's speech at the National Prayer Breakfast.

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4. President Trump appears to be preparing major religious liberty executive order. 

"The first priority of my administration will be to preserve and protect our religious liberty" (Read more)

 

5. QUOTE: "Our republic was formed on the basis that freedom is not a gift from government, but that freedom is a gift from God." (President Donald J. Trump)

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