Author name: Steve Fitschen

Steven W. Fitschen is the President of the National Legal Foundation

Federal Impeachment: A Procedural History

The issue of impeachment—with regard to members of both the Executive and Judicial Branch—is of increasing interest to the American public and the United States Congress. Unfortunately, much of the history of federal impeachments remains shrouded in mystery. It is true that over the years several secondary sources have come to be considered “definitive” compilations […]

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Defending “In God We Trust”

On July 30, 1956, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a law declaring “In God We Trust” the official motto of the United States. Public Law 84-851 was based upon a 90 year tradition of inscribing “In God We Trust” upon American coins and a centuries old heritage of recognizing God’s sovereignty in our nation’s affairs.

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Issues Facing Christian Counselors

We have recently become aware of the issues facing Christian counselors and Christian counseling students. One of the biggest issues they face involves values conflicts when counseling homosexuals. Below are some resources from our friends at the American Association of Christian Counselors: Informed Consent Counseling Agreement revised Legal-Ethical Complaint Data Revised

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The Virginia Declaration of Rights

A DECLARATION OF RIGHTS made by the representatives of the good people of Virginia, assembled in full and free convention which rights do pertain to them and their posterity, as the basis and foundation of government. Section 1. That all men are by nature equally free and independent and have certain inherent rights, of which,

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Resolutions of the Stamp Act Congress

Declaration of Rights The members of this congress, sincerely devoted, with the warmest sentiments of affection and duty to his majesty’s person and government, inviolably attached to the present happy establishment of the protestant succession, and with minds deeply impressed by a sense of the present and impending misfortunes of the British colonies on this

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Northwest Ordinance

An Ordinance for the government of the Territory of the United States northwest of the River Ohio. Section 1. Be it ordained by the United States in Congress assembled, That the said territory, for the purposes of temporary government, be one district, subject, however, to be divided into two districts, as future circumstances may, in the

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The Monroe Doctrine

. . . At the proposal of the Russian Imperial Government, made through the minister of the Emperor residing here, a full power and instructions have been transmitted to the minister of the United States at St. Petersburg to arrange by amicable negotiation the respective rights and interests of the two nations on the northwest

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