Constitutional Free Speech in Public Schools

Posted Posted in Civil Rights, Commentary, Freedom of Speech and Press

Jonathan Arthur, a Civil Rights Attorney with Thomas H. Roberts & Associates, PC in Richmond Virginia, grew up in Montgomery County, Virginia.   For nearly 30 years the law firm has been defending the Constitutional rights of citizens.  Attorney Arthur is concerned with the violation of the free speech of students at Christiansburg High School – […]

Rights of parents to religious training of their children in intra-parental custody-visitation disputes.

Posted Posted in Civil Rights, Commentary, Due Process, Religious Freedom

How should courts deal with religious differences of parents and its impact upon the upbringing of children in the context of an intra-parental custody-visitation disputes? The constitutional rights of parents to raise their children includes the right to provide to them religious training.  This fundamental right becomes more difficult to apply when parents disagree. First, […]

First Amendment protects the free-exercise rights of owners of businesses.

Posted Posted in Civil Rights, Commentary, Freedom of Speech and Press, Religious Freedom

OWNERS OF CLOSELY HELD BUSINESSES DO NOT GIVE UP THEIR RIGHTS TO CONDUCT THEIR BUSINESSES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THEIR RELIGIOUS BELIEFS AND CONSCIENCE BY ENGAGING IN COMMERCE! In a recent 2014 attack on liberties protected by the U.S. Constitutional the New York State Division of Human Rights fined Cynthia and Robert Gifford’s Liberty Ridge Farm, a business […]

Governor of Virginia vetos clarifying legislation regarding religious freedom in schools.

Posted Posted in Civil Rights, Commentary, Religious Freedom

Your freedoms are at risk where people attempt to supplant “Freedom of Religion” with “Freedom from Religion” On March 7, 2014, Governor McAuliffe vetoed the Virginia legislature’s amendments to § 22.1-203.1 and 22.1-203.3 of the Virginia Code, claiming that such amendments are not necessary, however, his explanation demonstrates the very need for the legislation. The legislature […]

THE GROWING POLICE STATE – FREEDOM FADING

Posted Posted in Civil Rights, Commentary, Freedom of Speech and Press

THE GROWING POLICE STATE – FREEDOM FADING Editorial Opinion – Freedom Works Foundation 1-27-2013 Chris Hawkins is one of a number of protesters who charged with trespass on the Virginia capitol grounds in violation of 18.2-119 and unlawful assembly in violation of 18.2-406 on March 3, 2012 while protesting legislation.  His story did not end […]

Religious Intolerance and Violence in Afghanistan

Posted Posted in Civil Rights, Commentary, First Amendment, Freedom of Speech and Press, Religious Freedom

Religious Intolerance and Violence in Afghanistan Editorial Opinion 4-3-2011 Recent violence in Afghanistan has killed many innocent lives as Afghans protest the March 22, 2011 burning of a copy of the Koran by a preacher in Florida who has more in common with shocks jocks Howard Stern and Don Imus than with Jesus. Afghan President […]

Freedom Works

Posted Posted in Civil Rights, Commentary, Freedom of Speech and Press, General, Religious Freedom

Freedom Works Commentary by Thomas H. Roberts, Esq. Founder of Freedom Works Foundation The United States of America was founded upon the ideal of Freedom. What is the origin of Freedom?  Adopted unanimously by the thirteen colonies July 4, 1776, the founders of this country declared: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men […]

View Point Discrimination Violates the First Amendment

Posted Posted in Civil Rights, Commentary, Religious Freedom

Commentary – View Point Discrimination Violates the United States Constitution Viewpoint discrimination violates the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. In March 2007, Central Alabama Community College removed two signs displaying religious messages from the backfield of the school’s baseball field despite selling the sign space for a sponsor fee of $1,000 each. Central Alabama Community College […]

Truth Matters

Posted Posted in Commentary

Truth Really Matters I have a wonderful mother-in-law. I know she’s a genius because she raves about my art and tells me I’m her favorite son-in-law, and mentions that I am her only son-in-law.  I know that she’s a kind person because she loves me.       “Your truth is your truth and mine is mine” sums up my mother-in-law’s […]