March 25, 2014
Every significant issue is now being defined and decided by the courts. Abortion, government-run healthcare, same-sex marriage, pornography, and the censorship of prayer and Christianity in schools have all been unleashed on our society by the courts. No issue today is untouched by rulings in the court system from the lower district courts up to the Supreme Court. (This is why control of the U.S. Senate is of the utmost importance.)
Since 1999, Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund has participated in more than 75 pivotal cases with amicus briefs, helping to win many upset victories. An amicus curiae is a “friend of the court” who enhances the arguments of one side, urging the court to reach a particular result. Most recently, Eagle Forum has submitted an amicus brief on behalf of Hobby Lobby, a private company whose owners (the Green family) are fighting for the right to run their business in accordance with their Christian beliefs. ...
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