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BELOW ARE BRIEFS FILED WITH US SUPREME COURT

A suggestion to teachers and home school parents: Download and print a copy of this brief, together with the respondents' brief and the two original briefs in the case (links) and assign a reading of them as a class project. The students can then individually or as a group deliberate the arguments and render a judicial opinion.

KEN L. SALAZAR, Secretary of the Interior,et al., Petitioners
v.
FRANK BUONO,
Respondent,

On Writ of Certiorari to the
United States Court of Appeals
For the Ninth Circuit

INTEREST OF AMICI CURIAE IN THIS CASE Faith and Action, Institute in Basic Life Principles, International Reapers Foundation, and a Committee of Concerned American Citizens ask why the Declaration of Independence has not been cited as controlling Law in cases involving the galimatias and unconstitutional "doctrine" of "separation of church and state," and specifically why is not the Declaration controlling law?
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PLEASANT GROVE CITY, UTAH. et al.,
v.
SUMMUM

BRIEF AMICI CURIAE FAITH AND ACTION AND BASIC LIFE PRINCIPLES IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS

INTEREST OF AMICI CURIAE
Faith and Action, Institute in Basic Life Principles and International Reapers Foundation join together once again to advocate that the "Philosophy of Government" of the United States of America, as established in the Declaration of Independence, is the legal foundation
and fabric of the Constitution and mandates its interpretation. click here for more

 

TEN COMMANDMENTS BRIEF FILED WITH
US SUPREME COURT

To read the amicus curiae brief filed by the National Clergy Council at the US Supreme Court, click here for more

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE FILED WITH
US SUPREME COURT

Institute in Basic Life Principles, Faith and Action, and International Reapers Foundation Inc. are nonprofit organizations representing thousands of constituents across the United States and Canada and, in fact, internationally. They appeal to this court to recognize this subtle and insidious attack under the guise of religious freedom upon the very citadel of American freedom, the PHILOSOPHY OF GOVERNMENT of the United States. The success of the respondent would result in a death blow to the moral stability of this nation and would have a tragic ripple effect around the world. We urge this court to reverse the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals based on the issues raised in this brief. click here for more
McCReary V. ACLU OF KENTUCKY AMICUS BRIEF FILED WITH
US SUPREME COURT (12/17/04)
Friend to Faith and Action and attorney of more than 50 years Bernie Reese has authored a groundbreaking legal brief defending the public display of the Ten Commandments. Click here fro more to read this historic argument clearly setting forth the spiritual, moral and social crisis in our country and its remedy outlined by the Founding Fathers
ANALYSIS OF THE SUPREME COURT PLEDGE VERDICT 6/14/04
BY Mr. BERNARD REESE.
Esq Mr.Bernie Reese, Esq. speaks during a Faith and Action press conference on religious expression in front of the Senate
Dirksen office building.
Praise the Lord! In answer to prayer, the ruling in the Pledge of Allegiance case leaves the phrase "under God" intact. The majority opinion, however, prophesies further assaults yet to come. They avoid the responsibility to reaffirm the philosophy of our government established by the founding fathers that we are a nation under God and rely upon His protection and direction. Justice O'Connor on a "close question," upheld the Pledge finding that saying the word God was simply "ceremonial deism." On the other hand, Chief Justice Rehnquist sustained the term "under God," affirming the historical recognition of God by its leaders. Justice Thomas stated: ".religious liberty rights are not in question and the Pledge policy fully comports with the Constitution." The reality of God as the foundation of this nation is at stake here. Stepping back into the twilight of the birth of this nation, the Declaration of Independence lay on the table before the Founders, which stated that we were endowed by our "Creator" with certain inalienable rights. The last needed signature had just been added. Some men wept openly; many fell to their knees in prayer. Those delegates endorsed their convictions attesting: "With a firm reliance on the Protection of Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor." Reasserting that conviction, Congress added the words "under God" in 1954 stating: ".The human person is important because he was created by God and endowed by Him with certain inalienable rights.this is not an act of establishing a religion.a distinction must be made between the existence of a religion as an institution and the belief in the Sovereignty of God.America cannot be defended by guns, planes, or ships alone.We should at all times recognize God's Providence over the lives of our people and over this great nation." Surely, but certainly, our courts are legislating for us the Satanic religion of ATHEISM. The resulting moral collapse and chaos is evident in every quarter of our society. We must recognize the disastrous consequences of removing God and His laws as our foundation. The godless governments of the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany with their destruction of human life and liberty are within our recent memory. The Nuremberg trial record discloses the German government stating: "More and more the people must be separated from the churches. never again must any influence on leadership of the people be yielded to the churches." In response, United States Supreme Court Justice Robert Jackson stated: "The terror of Torquemada pales before the Nazi Inquisition. If we cannot eliminate the causes and prevent the repetition of these barbaric events, it is not an irresponsible prophecy to say that this 20th century may yet succeed in bringing the doom of civilization." We must not permit the removal of God as this nation's absolute foundation. The consequences of misery and destruction of human life are inevitable. The battle that confronts us is the defense of the very foundation of this nation.
 
 
 
 
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