Free excerpt #3 from my latest book release

“Cannabis Legalization and the Bible: Compatible or Not?” by Rev. Paul J. Bern Many cops favor legalization A Spring 2014 issue of Law Officer magazine provided a poll of its own showing an even more surprising finding: a majority of law enforcement officers also support marijuana policy reform. There is broad support for change among […]

The police and the courts turn misfortune into a crime

Criminalizing America’s Poor and People of Color by Rev. Paul J. Bern The number of laws criminalizing poverty and race are increasing as police shootings and homelessness worsens in America. From 2006 to 2012 there was a 12 percent increase in laws prohibiting camping out in public places, a 14 percent increase in laws prohibiting […]

America’s choice: stop the killing or have a revolution

Racism Has No Place in Law Enforcement or Anywhere Else by Rev. Paul J. Bern I once saw a one-hour documentary on cable TV that was all about neo-Nazi skinheads, their swastika tattoos, and how they are organized into gangs that operate outside the law. The extreme racial hatred of these people was chronicled by […]

Police misconduct has become a foul stench in God’s nostrils

Once Again, the Government Sins Against the People by Rev. Paul J. Bern There was a headline just a few days ago on the Internet mainstream media that was all over the national news on my old rabbit-eared TV and CNN’s website. The FBI, our nation’s top law enforcement agency (at least up to now), […]