Why I'm an 'immediatist' on abortion

by Dave Welch -- One of the most significant internal struggles of a movement occurred over a century and a half ago as the anti-slavery movement evolved from a sleepy crawl to more…

Balancing justice and compassion

by Dave Welch -- The rising tensions surrounding the immigration crisis are once again placing front and center the issue of just how tenuous is the balance between the principles of justice more…

Razing Arizona

by Dave Welch -- If you will forgive a comparison between the passage of a law in Arizona giving local law enforcement better tools to address an epidemic problem and a comedy more…

Will the real hatemongers please stand up?

by Dave Welch -- Underlying the recent decision by the Wisconsin federal judge ruling the National Day of Prayer unconstitutional and the Pentagon's decision to throw Franklin Graham (one of the great more…

Not just about prayer

by Dave Welch -- The ruling by Carter-appointee federal district Judge Barbara Crabb declaring the National Day of Prayer unconstitutional is, at the end of the day, not just about prayer. The more…

My gay America

by Dave Welch -- While our attention is diverted by continuing assaults on our freedom through Obamacare, cap-and-tax, bowing to our enemies and systematic takeover of private institutions by this regime, the more…

The cheap grace of today's America

by Dave Welch -- Anyone who has survived military basic training is familiar with the phrase used with sadistic pleasure by drill instructors: "Pain is weakness leaving the body." While that may more…

We don't fear God

by Dave Welch -- For those of us who believe, as the old "deist" Benjamin Franklin did, that "God governs in the affairs of men," we face a real conundrum as we more…

Save the nation – kill the bill

by Dave Welch -- It may sound contradictory, but I am thankful that the Senate refused to include the Stupak language (prohibiting funding for abortion) in the health-care reform bill sent to more…

We Are O.P.M. Eaters

by Dave Welch -- The unbelievable escalation of government spending, debt and ultimately control over our lives through ungodly and unconstitutional actions such as takeover of health care by federal bureaucrats is more…