Six words that stopped Roman gladiator battles

by Bill Federer -- There were ten major persecutions of Christians in the first three centuries, and Emperor Diocletian's was the worst. When Diocletian had lost battles in Persia, his generals told more…

'Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!'

by Bill Federer -- "Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!" yelled Admiral David Farragut, who had lashed himself atop the mainsail to see above the smoke. His fleet of wooden ships with more…

Circumstances under which tyranny is impossible

by Bill Federer -- Leading the charge at the Battle of Trenton, a musket ball struck his shoulder, hitting an artery. He recovered and continued to fight for General Washington, becoming friends more…

A time when Senate affirmed faith in God

by Bill Federer -- U.S. Senate chaplain Barry C. Black was elected in 2003. Posted on the official U.S. Senate website is: "Chaplain's Office – Throughout the years, the United States Senate more…

What happens when the devil quotes Scripture?

by Bill Federer -- The U.S. District Court decision Crockett v. Sorenson (W.D. Va. 1983) stated: "The First Amendment was never intended to insulate our public institutions from any mention of God, more…