The First Amendment Protects Student Protest We Disagree With

Shane Vander Hart: We should not call for the disciplinary action of Ames High School Marching Band members who walked off the field for the National Anthem.

EPA Proposes Repeal of “Clean Power Plan”

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt proposed to repeal the Obama-era so-called “Clean Power Plan” (CPP).

If Trump Fires Sessions He Shouldn’t Expect Senate Cooperation

President Donald Trump has the power to fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions, but if he does he should not expect Senate cooperation to appoint a new one.

Caffeinated Thoughts Radio 7-1-17 (Guest: Chris Jacobs)

On Caffeinated Thoughts Radio, Shane Vander Hart discussed the Senate reform bill with Chris Jacobs, and then discussed a big decision in the Supreme Court.

SCOTUS Levels Playing Field for Religious Institutions Using Public Funds

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7 to 2 in favor of a Missouri church who was denied a state grant to improve the safety of their preschool’s playground.

Supreme Court Rules Unanimously In Favor of Free Speech

The Supreme Court, in a rare unanimous decision, ruled that the government’s definition of political correctness does not trump the freedom of speech.

What Does Trump Gain By Attacking His Own Justice Department on Twitter?

Shane Vander Hart: President Donald Trump is the first President to attack his own administration on Twitter and I’m not sure what he gains by it.

Justice Samuel Alito’s Somber Warning About Religious Liberty

Justice Samuel Alito: “The idea that speech can be banned if it expresses an idea that is offensive is spreading around the country.”

Liberty Counsel: Gorsuch Will Have an Immediate Impact

Liberty Counsel notes that Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch takes the bench just in time to vote on several high-profile cases.

Caffeinated Thoughts Radio 4-8-17 (Wayne Pedersen & Beth Lamb)

Shane Vander Hart, Brian Myers & Scott Owen host Wayne Pedersen of International Day for the Unreached and Beth Lamb of Child Evangelism Fellowship of Iowa.

Senate Republicans Use the Nuclear Option to Confirm Gorsuch

Senate Democrats let the first partisan filibuster against a nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, the nuclear option was used to allow a majority vote.

Prior to Senate Democrat Filibuster Grassley Defends Gorsuch

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) on the Senate floor before the Senate Democrats’ filibuster of Neil Gorsuch said: “nothing will stick.”

Caffeinated Thoughts Radio 3-25-17 (Jenna Ellis)

Shane Vander Hart and Brian Myers discuss Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Senate confirmation hearing with Dr. Jenna Ellis from Colorado Christian University.

Neil Gorsuch and Roe v. Wade

Shane Vander Hart: Conservatives & pro-life activists need to understand the tightrope that Judge Neil Gorsuch is walking when discussing cases like Roe v. Wade.

Sixty Pro-Life Leaders Call for Neil Gorsuch’s Confirmation to SCOTUS

Sixty national and state pro-life leaders signed a joint letter calling on the U.S. Senate to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.

Trump Fulfills Promise in Selection of Neal Gorsuch for Supreme Court

President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court earned praise from both supporters and conservative critics.