There’s not a lot to celebrate this July 4th. Our founding institutions have been corrupted and subverted, and it didn’t begin when the Supreme Court ruled that states must sanction the perversion of something called “same-sex marriage.” When Supreme Court Justice Charles Evan Hughes declared, “We are under a Constitution, but the Constitution is what the judges say it is,” the spaghetti noodle view of law was declared. If Hughes’ claim is true, then judges get to say what everything is.
The courts have become a law unto themselves. They create law out of thin air. There’s the case where a Christian business owner has been fined $135,000 for not baking a cake for a same-sex wedding. In addition, Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian’s order denies the owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa their First Amendment rights, not only their freedom of religion rights but their freedom of speech rights:
“The Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries hereby orders [Aaron and Melissa Klein] to cease and desist from publishing, circulating, issuing or displaying, or causing to be published … any communication to the effect that any of the accommodations … will be refused, withheld from or denied to, or that any discrimination be made against, any person on account of their sexual orientation.”
Our founders would be aghast at what has happened to the nation they shed blood to established…
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