In our effort to equip citizens with the principles for restoring our Constitutional Republic, Institute on the Constitution sponsors speakers and events. Our First Fridays series, held on the first Friday evening of the month at Severn Christian Church, features dedicated experts in their respective fields. See the articles below, which also include our participation in events sponsored by others.
Institute on the Constitution took part in the MD CAN (Conservative Action Network) “2011 Turning the Tides” Conference on Saturday, October 29, 2011 in Annapolis. I spoke in the afternoon on the importance of knowing the Maryland Constitution. The conference was held at The DoubleTree Hotel in Annapolis, MD. See mdconservatives.com for more information.
The American View of Law and Government is taught around the country through our Institute on the Constitution courses hosted and presented by others. We are grateful for the work of The Sons of Liberty in Minnesota who will be graduating yet another class.
In his October “First Friday” talk to another one of our largest audiences to date, Robert Spencer, Director of “Jihad Watch,” outlined in some detail the Islamic/Sharia law threat to America. In his remarks, titled “Stealth Jihad — How The Jihad Is Advancing In America Without Guns And Bombs,” he noted, among other things, that the goal of those who practice Koranic Islam is to weaken and destroy the American government and substitute for it Sharia, Islamic law. To help bring this about, he said, many Muslims in the U.S. are seeking special rights and privileges which have been granted by some courts.
By Matthew Heimbach, President
Youth For Western Civilization
The Towson Youth for Western Civilization chapter hosted Ms. Bay Buchanan on October 6th to speak to a crowd of students and community members on a series of topics. The event was set to discuss the huge impacts on the American culture of illegal immigration, what American identity is, and how to become a more effective conservative activist.
September 2, 2011. Derek J. Howell, Esq., talked about the 14th Amendment’s so called “incorporation doctrine,” the Blaine Amendment and whether the 14th Amendment was properly ratified. The title of his talk was, “The Incorporation Indoctrination: How the 14th Amendment Is Used to Subvert the Constitutional Powers of the States.” He told about how he made his transition from state trooper to attorney and how IOTC was significant during his time in law school.
In his June “First Friday” talk to our largest audience to date at our new location, former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy S. Moore spoke about the necessity for civil government to acknowledge God. He also spoke in documented detail about the U.S. Constitution.
In the video above, Dr. Titus explains the idea of natural born Citizen, as listed in the U.S. Constitution’s qualifications for President.
Herbert W. Titus is of counsel to the law firm of William J. Olson, P.C. Prior to his association with this firm, Mr. Titus taught constitutional law, common law, and other subjects for nearly 30 years at five different American Bar Association approved law schools. From 1986 to 1993, he served as the founding Dean of the College of Law and Government in Regent University, Virginia Beach, Virginia. Prior to his academic career,
On May 6, 2011, the “Institute on the Constitution” hosted Dr. Herb Titus who spoke at our monthly “First Friday” event. Herb’s topic was “The First Amendment: It’s Original Text And Meaning….Which Have NOT Changed.”
A natural born American citizen, by the grace and law of God, Herb Titus is of counsel to the McLean, Virginia law firm of William J. Olson, P.C. His law practice concentrates on promoting limited civil government and protecting individual and family liberties. Representative clients of the firm are the Michael New Action Fund, the Christian Liberty Society, Gun Owners Foundation, and DownsizeDC.
Author of the widely used text, “God, Man & Law: The Biblical Principles,” Titus has taught Constitutional law for 30 years. Converted to Christ in 1975 at a church picked out of a newspaper and delivered from 1960′s radical liberalism, Herb and his wife, Marilyn, have four children and 15 grandchildren. They live in Chesapeake, Virginia on 15 acres where they raise geese and turkeys.