Today's American Minute

Religious Freedom! Who influenced Jefferson's views on Separation of Church & State - American Minute with Bill Federer

First Things First: Religious Freedom! Who influenced Jefferson's views on Separation of Church & State - American Minute with Bill Federer

Religious Freedom! Who influenced Jefferson's views on Separation of Church & State - American Minute with Bill Federer

Over time, brilliant legal minds have used Jefferson's words to prohibit Jefferson's beliefs.
Jefferson believed in a Creator, as he wrote in the Declaration: "All men are endowed by their CREATOR,"
yet in 2005, U.S. District Judge John E. Jones, in Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District, ruled students could not be taught of a CREATOR: "to preserve the separation of church and state."

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Smallpox during the Revolutionary War & Dr. Benjamin Rush "Smallpox is ten times more terrible!" - American Minute with Bill Federer

"Smallpox is ten times more terrible!" -Diseases during the Revolution Dr. Benjamin Rush - American Minute with Bill Federer

Smallpox during the Revolutionary War & Dr. Benjamin Rush "Smallpox is ten times more terrible!" - American Minute with Bill Federer

On December 15, 1775, Washington explained to Joseph Reed that:
"... smallpox is in every part of Boston ... a surety against any attempt of ours to attack.
If we escape the smallpox in this camp ... it will be miraculous. Every precaution that can be is taken to guard against this evil."

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Battle of Princeton "Washington advanced so near the enemy's lines that his horse refused to go further" - American Minute with Bill Federer

Battle of Princeton "Washington...advanced so near the enemy's lines that his horse refused to go further" - American Minute with Bill Federer

Battle of Princeton "Washington advanced so near the enemy's lines that his horse refused to go further" - American Minute with Bill Federer

At the statue's dedication in 1860, sculptor Clark Mills stated:
"... at the Battle of Princeton where Washington, after several ineffectual attempts to rally his troops, advanced so near the enemy's lines that his horse refused to go further, but stood and trembled while the brave rider sat undaunted with reins in hand.
But while his noble horse is represented thus terror stricken, the dauntless hero is calm and dignified, ever believing himself the instrument in the hand of Providence to work out the great problem of liberty."

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Courageous Women of the Revolution: "As there were Fathers in our Republic so there were Mothers"-Coolidge - American Minute with Bill Federer

Women of the Revolution: "As there were Fathers in our Republic so there were Mothers" -Coolidge - American Minute with Bill Federer

Courageous Women of the Revolution: "As there were Fathers in our Republic so there were Mothers"-Coolidge - American Minute with Bill Federer

Addressing the Daughters of the American Revolution, April 19, 1926, President Calvin Coolidge stated:
"The importance of women in the working out the destiny of mankind ... As there were fathers in our Republic so there were mothers ...
By their abiding faith they inspired and encouraged the men; by their sacrifice they performed their part in the struggle out of which came our country ..."

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Emancipation Proclamation --January 1, 1863 -- & the passage of 13th Amendment - American Minute with Bill Federer

1863 -- & the passage of 13th Amendment - American Minute with Bill Federer Emancipation Proclamation --January 1

Emancipation Proclamation --January 1, 1863 -- & the passage of 13th Amendment - American Minute with Bill Federer

Ronald Reagan wrote in "Abortion and the Conscience of the Nation," The Human Life Review, 1983:
"Lincoln recognized that we could not survive as a free land when some men could decide that others were not fit to be free and should be slaves ...
Likewise, we cannot survive as a free nation when some men decide that others are not fit to live and should be abandoned to abortion."

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