Many of us know that the well-known phrase "pursuit of happiness" is one of the "inalienable rights" cited by Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence, alongside "life" and "liberty." But how many know where the phrase came from (Jefferson was not the originator) or have reflected on the full meaning of this important right?
Bishop Joseph Strickland, the leader of the Catholic Diocese of Tyler, Texas, has written a statement condemning the Supreme Court’s June 26 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, mandating recognition of same-sex marriage in all 50 states. Strickland’s letter will be read to parishioners attending at Mass at all churches throughout the diocese this July 4 weekend.
Education Post has issued a letter to Congress suggesting they protect the right of children by taking away power from the states.
The Common Core English standards have replaced classic literature with government reports and UN declarations.