This book is authored by Pat Robertson. Mr. Robertson is the founder and chairman of the Christian Broadcasting Network, Inc., founder of Regent University, The Center for Law and Justice and International Family Entertainment. He can best be described as a Christian Conservative, and has been very outspoken in what he feels that the role of Government should be. He is an attorney, evangelist, and a former Marine. He ran for President as a Republican candidate in 1988.
This book can be described as Mr. Robertson’s beliefs that a liberal, and at times tyrannical court is using her power to drive an agenda contrary to the Constitution. He believes that the actions of the judiciary are circumventing not only the rule of law, but the original intent of our Nation’s founders.
The author begins in Chapter one with references to the intent of the framers when forming the federal judiciary, and points out with a quote from Alexander Hamilton in the Federalist Papers noting that the judiciary was to be the weakest of the powers. It is also in Chapter One, that Mr. Robertson begins to lay out his case as to how the courts have strayed from their intended role as merely interpreters of the law. He lists cases such as Newdow V. Congress (The case the removed the phrase “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance), Lawrence V. Texas (A case involving the definition of sodomy), and Ashcroft V. Free Speech Coalition (A case involved computer generated child pornography) as his opening examples of proof that the courts are ignoring the existing laws, and pushing a liberal standard of living onto society through legal precedent.
Mr. Robertson has done extensive legal research for this book, and goes to great length to cover many angles of the effects of several court cases. He goes into great detail of the writings of the judges in most of the cases, and gives his own thoughts of the ramifications to Christian beliefs of each. He also covers many historical...