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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Our first guest on the show today is Christopher Scalia, eighth son of the late Justice Scalia’s nine children. He joins us to discuss the book, Scalia Speaks: Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived.

In the second hour, we hear from Robert Knight, senior fellow for the American Civil Rights Union. He discusses Wikipedia Censorship.

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Guests
Christopher Scalia
Son of Judge Scalia | Editor of Scalia Speaks
Christopher J. Scalia, the eighth of Justice Scalia’s nine children and a former professor of English, works at a public relations firm near Washington, D.C. His book reviews and political commentary have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Weekly Standard, and elsewhere. He lives in Virginia with his wife and three children.
Scalia Speaks: Reflections on Law, Faith, and Life Well Lived
This definitive collection of beloved Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's finest speeches covers topics as varied as the law, faith, virtue, pastimes, and his heroes and friends. Featuring a foreword by longtime friend Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and an intimate introduction by his youngest son, this volume includes dozens of speeches, some deeply personal, that have never before been published. Christopher J. Scalia and the Justice's former law clerk Edward Whelan selected the speeches.

Americans have long been inspired by Justice Scalia’s ideas, delighted by his wit, and instructed by his intelligence. He was a sought-after speaker at commencements, convocations, and events across the country. Scalia Speaks will give readers the opportunity to encounter the legendary man more fully, helping them better understand the jurisprudence that made him one of the most important justices in the Court's history and introducing them to his broader insights on faith and life.
Robert Knight
Robert Knight
Senior Fellow - American Civil Rights Union
Robert Knight is a Senior Fellow for the American Civil Rights Union and a regular weekly columnist for The Washington Times, Townhall.com, OneNewsNow.com and Barbwire.com, and is frequently published by AmericanThinker.com, DailyCaller.com and others.

He was a journalist for 15 years, including seven as an editor and writer at the Los Angeles Times. He has B.S. and M.S. degrees in Political Science from American University, and was a Media Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University.

He has held senior positions at the Culture & Family Institute at Concerned Women for America, the Family Research Council, the Heritage Foundation, Coral Ridge Ministries, and the Media Research Center. He wrote and directed the documentary videos Hidden Truth: What You Deserve to Know about Abortion, and The Children of Table 34, about sex researcher Alfred Kinsey.
‘Whackapedia’ and its Error Fest
As a Wikipedia editor, I’ve made many edits and updates over the years to the American Civil Rights Union’s Wikipedia page without interference.

So, imagine my shock when I was alerted this past Monday that someone had made the page revert to a very old version with content deleted and outright errors inserted. I went online and corrected a couple of things, but my corrections were instantly undone. Then, it got worse.

On Wednesday, another editor removed a lion’s share of the content describing the ACRU’s activities and issues. Gone were entire sections on election law, environmental regulation, gun laws and religious freedom.

Some of the worst damage was done to the personnel section. Judge Robert Bork, who died in December 2012, was updated as a current ACRU Policy Board member. So was James Q. Wilson, the celebrated political scientist who died in March 2012.
Roy Moore and Due Process
I’m seeing this argument everywhere, including from people who know better. “I thought you conservatives believe in due process,” they say. “Roy Moore deserves due process before you ask him to step aside.” Never mind that this same claim comes from folks who’ve willingly believed any number of political scandals without the benefit of a trial or legal adjudication of any kind. Let’s assume, for the moment, that the objection is lodged in good faith. Does it have merit?

No. It does not. Constitutional protections for due process apply when the state is attempting to deprive a person of “life, liberty, or property.” That’s why we have trials before we render civil or criminal judgments. That’s why due process is mandatory before state-mandated punishment in campus sexual assault tribunals. As a general rule, when the state is attempting to deprive you of rights you’d otherwise enjoy, due process attaches. Here, there is no state action. Roy Moore will not lose his life, liberty, or property if voters reject his bid for high office.
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