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John Wesley Reid

John Wesley Reid is the Editor-in-Chief at the Falkirk Center. John has worked in Washington D.C. for several years covering politics, the Supreme Court, and church relations within the political sphere. During his tenure in DC, he was a producer with CBN News, digital media director for the Family Research Council, and is a contributing author for various networks. John is published in the Christian Post, CBN News, Disrn, Family Research Council, and other publications. After serving in the Marine Corps, John studied political science at Biola University before beginning his career in journalism.

Equality: A Dream for Patriots, A Mask for Tyranny

  The Standing for Freedom Center is proud to announce the publication of our Spring 2021 journal, “Equality: A Dream for Patriots, A Mask for Tyranny.”   While leadership was discussing a topic for our next journal, we had the advantage of multiple options. Nothing time-sensitive was mustering — until the House of Representatives passed the...

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Democrats’ Complicated Past with Religious Freedom

  John Wesley Reid is the Editor-in-Chief at the Standing for Freedom Center. John has worked in Washington D.C. for several years covering politics, the Supreme Court, and church relations within the political sphere. John is published in the Christian Post, CBN News, Disrn, Family Research Council, and other publications. Follow John on Twitter at @johnwesleyreid. ____________________   Thirty...

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The Filibuster and Its Imperative Role in Representation

John Wesley Reid is the Editor-in-Chief at the Standing for Freedom Center. John has worked in Washington D.C. for several years covering politics, the Supreme Court, and church relations within the political sphere. John is published in the Christian Post, CBN News, Disrn, Family Research Council, and other publications. Follow John on Twitter at @johnwesleyreid. ____________________   As Democrats...

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VIDEO: Polish pastor boots police from his church calling them ‘Nazis, Gestapo’ for enforcing COVID restrictions

  A Polish pastor from Calgary held nothing back when police tried to disrupt his Passover service. Pastor Artur Pawlowski of Street Church went viral over the Easter/Passover weekend after posting a video of him chasing six police and health officials from his sanctuary after they tried shutting down the hallowed Passover ceremony.   “Get...

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Gov. Kristi Noem to sign bill ensuring men play men’s sports and women play women’s sports

  Women’s sports are under fire across America as more men are deciding they would rather be a woman, but don’t want to give up their passion for sports.   Thankfully some people aren’t buying into it.    Gov. Kristi Noem of South Dakota is putting her foot (and pen) down hard in defense of...

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‘Pro-life’ supporters of pro-abortion president disappointed to see him be pro-abortion

  There’s a reason the founders of the Babylon Bee started the “Not the Bee” offshoot. Some of the Bee’s titles, though satirical, started becoming realistic — not because the Bee was losing their comedic touch, but because news is becoming that ridiculous.    So, to borrow a phrase, this story is real — not...

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Southwest Flight Crew Finds Navy Sailor’s Wallet, Adds $100 Before Mailing Back

  Kindness is not dead. This reminder is becoming more imperative as stories of conflict and hate saturate the media cycle.   So, I’m going to borrow a page from John Krasinski’s book and shine some good news into what has become a dark realm of anger and misinformation.   “Excuse me, I don’t mean...

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Joe Manchin, and Why His Newfound Power Could Make Him the Justice Kennedy of the Senate

  Joe Manchin may have effectively become the Justice Kennedy of the Senate. When all others have spoken and a tie is imminent, his decision could be the deciding factor. With Democrat control of the White House and an evenly split Senate, all eyes turn to the moderate senator.    Points covered in this article:  ...

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Tennessee bill gives fathers a voice in abortion

  A new Tennessee bill would give fathers the right to prevent the mother of their child from having an abortion. As to be expected, critics are claiming the bill gives men power over women’s bodies. As to the reason behind the bill, co-sponsor State Sen. Mark Pody said,   “I believe a father should...

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A Church is Outraged that a Pastor Believes Church Teachings

  The headline reads like a Babylon Bee article, but this is real. Congregants of the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. are upset because Pastor Max Lucado spoke at their cathedral — and that Lucado affirms biblical marriage.    This is yet another example of how cancel culture has become so poisonous that even non-extreme traditional...

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