Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Stop the ACLU Blogburst

Below you will find an amazing article written by John from Stop the ACLU. I hope you enjoy it.

The video above is from ADF and is practically a commercial for them, but I don't see anything wrong with that at all. I urge you to go join and donate!

By the way, Kender inspired this post. He wanted to write the blogburst, but his rant inspired me and I wanted to add more. So, I'm gonna use Kender's quotes throughout.
It seems a German citizen claimed that the CIA abducted him, drugged him and sent him to a prison in a third world country where he was tortured and finally released on a hilltop in another country in a case of mistaken identity.

The Supreme Court yesterday dismissed the case without comment after the Bush Administration said that if the case were not dismissed it would threaten state secrets.

What I want to know is WHY a group that calls itself the AMERICAN Civil Liberties Union is so concerned with the civil liberties of a German citizen? The last time I checked, our civil liberties did not apply to the citizens of other countries, and the ACLU is not the arbiter of international law.
Last March, the ACLU went crying to the U.N. about how 'evil' the U.S. is.
The American Civil Liberties Union and the U.S. Human Rights Network today urged the U.N. Human Rights Committee to hold the U.S. government accountable for flagrant and repeated violations of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).

"Locally, nationally and globally, the United States has repeatedly failed in its responsibility to uphold basic human rights," said Ann Beeson, Associate Legal Director of the ACLU. "We are appealing to the international arbiters to hold the U.S. accountable to basic human rights standards."
As sickening as this is, it is only one step in the ACLU's agenda to undermine America's sovereignty and freedom that so many soldiers have sacrificed and died to preserve.

The ACLU is obviously frustrated by their inability to advance their radical agenda more quickly under the U.S. Constitution and are now determined not only to convince the American judiciary to look to international law, but also to use it as a means to their ends. They hold it as a higher authority than our own Constitution and are more than willing to sacrifice our sovereignty in their pursuit to radically force change on America to fit their own radical views.

The sad thing is that they don't have to try very hard to convince our judiciary. While they lost ground in the case above, they win enough cases to make it scary. Last year, former ACLU lawyer and current Supreme Court Justice, Ruth "Snoozer" Ginsburg, gave a speech that argued explicitly for the relevance of foreign law and court decisions for the interpretation of the American Constitution. She isn't the only Justice that buys into this philosophy. FIVE Justices believe that international law should bear weight in interpreting our constitution.

The ACLU don't hide this agenda, they are proud of it.
The ACLU sponsored a conference at the Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia, October 9-11, 2003, to promote the use of international law in U.S. courts. The conference was titled "Human Rights at Home: International Law in U.S. Courts." Publicit for the event stated, "The emphasis throughout the conference will be on using international law and human rights norms to advance justice in U.S. courts or on behalf of U.S. clients." Some of the alleged human rights "injustices" cited were in the areas of "environmental justice," "homosexual, lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights," and "children's rights."

The ACLU publicity included comments from ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero and conference organizer Ann Beeson. Romero said, "Our goal is no less than to forge a new era of social justice where the principles of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights are recognized and enforced in the United States."


Beeson added, "From the grassroots level all the way to the Supreme Court, international human rights law is beginning to emerge as a tool for the victims of discrimination here at home."
Editors Note: What? Do you mean the Civil War never happened? Do you mean the laws passed in the 60's and 70's never occurred? You ignorant idiots!

The ACLU's rhetoric and efforts to use international law to rewrite, undermine, and bypass the Constitution has already gone beyond academic debate into the realm of actual use. As stated earlier, there are plenty of judges that have already adopted the philosophy and the ACLU are already participating in court cases where the judge uses international law in their decisions. It isn't only at the federal level, but has penetrated even into the state level.

All through the confirmation process of Justice Alito, the ACLU and leftards were screaming that Alito was a racist bigot that would undermine judicial precedent. However, this judicial philosophy has more potential to undermine judicial precedent than any current philosophy being espoused, and it has already proven to do so.

The purpose of the judicial branch is to interpret the law and determine if laws are constitutional or not. There are several major flaws in the use of international law in our courts. Not only does it undermine the very authority of the Constitution deeming it impotent of any power, but it also gives the judicial branch a power that was never intended to be granted to it; the power to write law.

Followers of this philosophy view the Constitution merely as a persuasive authority, equated with foreign law, to be relied upon if they are in line with her predetermined beliefs. It doesn't really matter if their beliefs are inconsistent with the Constitution itself, they can simply find a foreign law that is consistent with their beliefs.

New rights, such as homosexual rights or abortion, should not be stretched from our Constitution that never granted them. If new rights like these are to be given, then the people should have some say in that. There is a process set in place by the founders to do just this. They should be granted through law or a constitutional amendment. They should not be granted via judicial fiat.

Editor's Note: These justices better be careful, or they will have a hard time explaining why Shari'a Law is unconstitutional! Remember, it will be Hollyweird and the judicial system that will be the first to go...

Besides the issues within our own judicial system and its decay, the ACLU is also turning to international sources to undermine our nation's sovereignty and national security.
For [example], the ACLU filed a formal complaint with the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention against the United States, stating that the United States violated international law when it detained 765 Arab Americans and Muslims for security reasons after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack on our nation. Eventually, 478 were deported.

ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero said, "With today's action, we are sending a strong message of solidarity to advocates in other countries who have decried the impact of U.S. policies on the human rights of their citizens. We are filing this complaint before the United Nations to ensure that U.S. policies and practices reflect not just domestic constitutional standards, but accepted international human rights principles regarding liberty and its deprivations." Source.
Editor's Note: How in the world am I responsible for what Bashir is doing to the Darfurians or Ahmadinejad's actions towards the Persians?

Romero, of course, makes the United States sound like some rogue nation with no regard for human rights, not the beacon of liberty that so many have come to - escaping from tyranny and the bonds of oppression.

Right now, Britain is practically banning freedom of speech and the Bible in the name of homosexual rights and tolerance.
"Inciting homophobic hatred will become illegal, the justice secretary, Jack Straw, announced last night following a campaign by homosexual rights groups. The introduction of an offence of rallying hatred against homosexuals follows similar measures to tackle religious hate crime[s], which were passed earlier this year after lengthy rows over freedom of speech.

"It is a measure of how far we have come as a society in the last 10 years that we are now appalled by hatred and invective directed at people on the basis of their sexuality. It is time for the law to recognise this," said Mr Straw, introducing the second reading of the criminal justice and immigration bill.
Editor's Note: So. Mr. Straw. Do you mean to try to convince me that bigomy, pedaphilia, insect, and ALL types of SEX are acceptable are you? After all, it's only sex. You cannot blame someone for the sexual orientation, and you certainly cannot hate them. So please answer me this. What would you do if one of these men raped your 4 year daughter, you lying hypocrite!

If you can't imagine the ACLU helping make the same thing happen here, you need to wake up. All of this should concern you. You may think that it doesn't directly affect you in your everyday life, but it will eventually. The ACLU's embrace of international law seeks to hypocritically do the opposite of what the ACLU claims to protect, and the Constitution forbids; nor prohibit the free exercise of religion.
In spring 2003, a group from the United Nations Human Rights Commission, of which former ACLU officials Paul Hoffman and John Shattuck are a part, met and discussed a resolution to add "sexual orientation" to the UNHRC's discrimination list. Homosexual activists at the meeting called for a "showdown with religion," clearly intending to use international law to silence religious speech that does not affirm homosexual behavior. Source.
After the first amendment, the next thing you can kiss goodbye with international law is the second amendment.

Editor's Note: You can have my guns, out of my cold, dead hands!

It is a direct threat to our very freedom of speech and religious exercise. In some countries, laws are being pushed and, in some cases enacted, that essentially criminalize forms of religious speech and activity if they do not affirm homosexual behavior.

Another rant from Kender:
The ACLU, the NYT and other groups and organizations that fight against our government on the GWOT, are basically attacking freedom and the safety and security of this nation, putting Americans in harms way in their misguided attacks on our governments attempt[ing] to track [down] and deal with [these] terrorists.

What I want to know is this;

When the islamists get control and impose sharia law, will the ACLU have the balls to stand up and say, "no way achmed", or do you think it more likely that they will realize that speaking against the caliphate is a death sentence?

I am betting they will shut up and become good little dhimmis.
If we are going to turn the interpretation of our laws to international jurisprudence and decisions of foreign courts, judges, and legislatures, the question begs...why did we fight a war of independence? If the ACLU are successful in their agenda for international law, the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution will eventually become irrelevant documents. More and more of America's freedoms, and our very sovereignty will be sacrificed for international law. Our freedoms will vanish. The ACLU's vision of freedom that includes the public sale of child pornography, the silencing of Churches and ministries, and unlimited abortion and euthanasia will replace them.

Get involved. Donate and support organizations like the Alliance Defense Fund and the ACLJ that are out there fighting the ACLU's agenda. Contact your representatives and Senators and tell them to support the Constitution Restoration Act that would put an end to the use of foreign law in our courts. Tell them to support the The Public Expression of Religion Act which would put a stop to taxpayer funding of the ACLU against the establishment clause case. Sign Our Petition To Stop Taxpayer Funding Of The ACLU. Pray that America wakes up before its too late.

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