America’s Communist Lawyers’ Union

America’s Communist Lawyers’ Union
Vol: 38 Issue: 26 Friday, November 26, 2004

The ACLU’s holy war against the Boy Scouts, the LA County Official Seal (containing a tiny Cross), holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas — and even the Constitution itself — has unmasked the ACLU as a tyrant less interested in civil rights than imposing judicial restraints that amount to suppression of majority rights by a tiny minority.

The ACLU claims to be an unbiased, neither conservative or liberal organization devoted exclusively to protecting the civil liberties of all Americans. But their record proves just the opposite.

ACLU Founder Roger Baldwin admitted as much, saying for the record that; Civil liberties, like democracy, are useful only as tools for social change.

Although they claim to defend constitutional rights, they don t even believe in the document as written. They say that, The Constitution as originally conceived was deeply flawed. They even go so far as to brag, The ACLU was the missing ingredient that made our constitutional system finally work.

Roger Baldwin was a student of communist Emma Goldman who tutored him in subversive ideology of Lenin, together with secular humanism. He claimed Emma as one of the chief inspirations of his life .

During World War 1 Baldwin worked in the Bureau of Conscientious Objectors, a division of AUAM, to help draft dodgers with resistance and provide legal and financial aid.

This resulted in controversy and Baldwin renamed the organization The Civil Liberties Bureau to avoid some of the flack. Roger refused to tone down his liberal talk and the AUAM sought a split, which resulted in the bureau renaming again; The National Civil Liberties Bureau.

One paper Baldwin wrote for the Bureau was called unmailable by the Post Office because of radical and subversive views which resulted in a FBI raid on their offices. Shortly thereafter he was drafted and upon resisting and openly spouting social reform propaganda, was imprisoned for a year.

In 1920 he moved his offices in with the Communist Party s paper, New Masses and renamed the group a final time to the ACLU. He developed many ties with the communist movement and even wrote a book, “Liberty Under the Soviets”, which bragged about the liberty won for anti-religion .

Baldwin admitted in his book; “I joined. I don t regret being a part of the Communist tactic, which increased the effectiveness of a good cause. I knew what I was doing. I was not an innocent liberal. I wanted what the Communists wanted

The ACLU was founded at a party attended by Socialist Party notable Norman Thomas, future Communist Party chairman Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, and Soviet agent Agnes Smedley.

In 1920, Rev. Harry Ward, the ‘Red Dean’ of the Union Theological Seminary was Chairman, Baldwin was director, and Communist publisher Louis Budenz, who would later go on to testify against Communism, director of publicity.

Other Communist and radical founders included William Z. Foster, author of Toward Soviet America, Harold J. Laski, Morris Hilquit, A.J.Muste, Scott Nearing, Eugene V. Debs, and John Dewey.

The 1930 s membership would include such radicals and change agents as Vito Marcantonio, Haywood Broun, Corliss Lamont, and Bishop G. Bromley Oxnan.

The 1940 s roll would include George S. Counts, Norman Cousins, Melvyn Douglas, Robert M. Hutchins, and Freda Kirchwey.

Most prominent American luminaries of the left were, and are, members of the ACLU.

On January 16, 1981, President Jimmy Carter awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to ACLU founder Roger Nash Baldwin, calling him ‘a champion of human and civil rights.’

Under the guise of ‘protecting American civil rights’, Baldwin’s ACLU has sued to;

– Halt the singing of Christmas Carols in public facilities.

– Deny tax -exempt status for Churches.

– Remove all military chaplains.

– Remove all Christian symbols from public property.

– Prohibit Bible reading in classrooms even during free time.

– Remove In God We Trust from our coins.

– Remove God from the Pledge of Allegiance

– Deny federal funding for Boy Scouts until they admit gays and atheists

The ACLU championed the gay rights movement and Roe v. Wade. In 1977, the ACLU created its “Reproductive Freedom Project” that, over the next 16 years, utilized 17 full-time employees and a budget of $2 million.

In 1986 the ACLU created its “Lesbian and Gay Rights” project.

Some other causes adopted by the ACLU include the rights of AIDS patients to keep their diseases confidential and denying freedom of worship in public places.

In 1986, 5th grade teacher Kenneth Roberts was ordered, following an ACLU suit, to remove his Bible from his classroom. (In 2001, it sued the Anahein public school system for refusing to put pro-homosexual propaganda in the district’s high school libraries.)

In 1988, it barred a doctor from telling a Kansas man’s former wife that her ex-husband had tested positive for AIDS. In the words of the director of the ACLU’s Privacy and Technology Project, “The benefits of confidentiality outweigh the possibility that somebody may be injured.”

In 1997, the ACLU convinced the Supreme Court to protect the rights of pornographers on the Internet – including the right to show their images to children.

In May 2000, Arizona Governor Jane Hull issued a proclamation celebrating the birth of Buddha. An ACLU spokesperson said, “Although we may think proclamations are inappropriate, they may not violate the Constitution.”

(But two years earlier, when Governor Hull issued a proclamation declaring a “Bible Week,” the ACLU sued, claiming a violation of the so-called “separation of church and state.”)


Among the ACLU’s repertoire of victories are cases involving the defense of Communists, anarchists, Ku Klux Klansmen, and those who sought to overthrow American government.

In order for the ACLU to tear down constitutional barriers to governmental power, they must extinguish America’s fundamental belief in God, since such a belief is an essential denial of the supreme power of government.

According to the Declaration of Independence, rights come from God, not government. When God’s presence in the American mindset ceases, however, people no longer look to God as the grantor of rights but to government.

Thus, the ACLU argues that the more power the government has, the better off the people under it are. If one looks at the history of the Soviet Union and any other Communist country, one will be apt to find Communist leaders who predicated their form of government on atheism and a secular state religion.

The ACLU has been so successful that even the Declaration of Independence can be interpreted as unconstitutional, if the argument is framed properly.

A San Franscisco suburban teacher was forbidden to give out copies of the Declaration of Independence to his students by the school’s principal, Patricia Vidmar, because it refers to God. Principal Vidmar has also required that Mr. Williams clear all his lessons first with her.

This has led to other materials that refer to God or Christianity being rejected, such as George Washington’s journal, John Adams’ diary, Samuel Adams’ “The Rights of the Colonists,” and William Penn’s “The Frame of Government of Pennsylvania.”

The Barna Research Group found in a recent poll that 40% of all Americans claimed to have read the Bible in the week preceding the poll. Fully 80% admitted to praying to God in the previous week, while 83% said that religion had ‘changed their behavior’.

Two-thirds of Americans claimed they attend church at least once a month. Interestingly, more Americans believe in God than Israelis do. The National Opinion Research Center found that 62.8% of Americans believe in God, as compared with only 43% of Israelis.

Given these numbers, how can it be that the ACLU can impose such a ‘through the looking-glass’ worldview on the majority of Americans?

In the natural, there are plenty of reasons; the careful installation of anti-Christian activists judges, ninety years of brainwashing, the imposition of secular humanism as America’s state religion, and the domination of professions like the law and teaching by secularists and homosexual activists.

But the Bible says that it is more than that.

Romans 1:28 says, “And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient.”

2nd Timothy 3:5,8,13 say that, “Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof”, “evil men and seducers will wax worse and worse” eventually resulting in their becoming “men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the faith.”

Note that Paul begins this passage by warning, “This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.” (2nd Timothy 3:1)

The word ‘reprobate’ means ‘without moral scruples’ and carries with it the sense of being morally blinded to the degree that one is unable to think clearly, even when it is in one’s own best interests.

Clearly, espousing the idea that the Declaration of Independence is unconstitutional because it mentions God, particularly in the context of PROTECTING religious liberties, cannot logically be squared with the concept that religious liberty is guaranteed by God.

Webster’s 1913 Dictionary defines ‘reprobate’ theologically as “Abandoned to punishment; hence, morally abandoned and lost; given up to vice; depraved.”

Romans 1:28 says God ‘gave them over’ to a reprobate mind.

2nd Thessalonians says that the antichrist (that ‘Wicked’ v.2:8) would be revealed after the restraining influence of the Holy Spirit is ‘taken out of the way’ (v.7) after which, Paul writes, “God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie,” with the ultimate result that, “they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.” (v. 12)

The ACLU exists, openly and it all its glory, for the express purpose of propagating the lie that God does not exist, and therefore the worship of God is a crime, even though, apart from God, there is no guarantor of the civil liberties the ACLU claims to protect.

Do you follow? The ‘reprobate mind’ suffering from the ‘strong delusion’.

It is here, it is now and it is in your face. And it will continue to get worse.

Until He comes.

“But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth . . . Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the traditions which ye have been taught, whether by word, or our epistle.” (2nd Thessalonians 2:13,15)

How is it that so many Americans can be deceived into allowing themselves to by tyrannized by the minority? A reprobate mind.

Why hasn’t it affected the True Church?

“For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a SOUND MIND.” (2nd Timothy 1:7)

Which is why the Red States earned the nickname, “JesusLand.”

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About Pete Garcia

Christian, father, husband, veteran, pilot, and sinner saved by grace. I am a firm believer in, and follower of Jesus Christ. I am Pre-Trib, Dispensational, and Non-Denominational (but I lean Southern Baptist).

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