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Newt Gingrich: Houston pastor subpoenas part of a ‘radical agenda’

By Sandy Fitzgerald From Newsmax Houston Mayor Annise Parker’s decision to issue subpoenas for sermons from the city’s Christian pastors was for “much larger political and constitutional stakes” than just to coerce disclosure from the ministers, says Newt Gingrich in…

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How to buy a politician: What today’s supreme court ruling means for consumers

By Kate Cox From Consumerist Everyone knows that money talks. But today, the Supreme Court made it official: political donations are speech. Therefore, they ruled, the right to free speech guaranteed by the First Amendment applies to them too. And…

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Google must take down Anti-Islam film ‘Innocence of Muslims,’ says court

By Morgan Lee, From Christian Post A federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday that Google must remove an anti-Islam film that generated riots across the Middle East and Asia in September 2012. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in…