She was always smiling. She had such a heart for ministries.

We don't know why this happened or what will come of it, but we trust that God does.

Informing property owners whether a proposed use of their land is legal shouldn't be controversial, though this is abhorrent to elitists within the environmental community. For over thirty years they've used the ESA to destroy small landowners, largely at their whim. Meanwhile, their stated goal of recovering endangered species never materialized.

Whatever action the Senate takes on ESA reform should reflect the national, bipartisan outcry for strong property rights protections. Quite simply, when the government takes your property, the least it can do is pay for it.