Brief Filed in Defense of Mississippi’s Conscience Act: No One Has ‘Right’ to Force Participation in Same-Sex ‘Weddings’

Brief Filed in Defense of Mississippi’s Conscience Act: No One Has ‘Right’ to Force Participation in Same-Sex ‘Weddings’

JACKSON, Miss. — Attorneys representing the governor of Mississippi defended the state’s “Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act” in appeals court on Friday, declaring that “[n]o one has a ‘fundamental right’ to force an unwilling participant to attend or provide services at his or her wedding.” “[T]here is nothing wrong with a statute that […]

Virginia Governor Signs Order Only Allowing Govt Contracts With Pro-Homosexual Entities

Virginia Governor Signs Order Only Allowing Govt Contracts With Pro-Homosexual Entities

RICHMOND, Va. — The Democratic governor of Virginia has signed an executive order requiring the state to only enter into government contracts with businesses and organizations that have anti-discrimination policies in place protecting homosexual and transgenders in “its employment practices, subcontracting practices, and delivery of goods or services.” Some believe the order effectively bans Christian entities and […]

Some Upset After Indiana Pizza Delivery Man Gives Customers Gospel Tracts

Some Upset After Indiana Pizza Delivery Man Gives Customers Gospel Tracts

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Dozens have expressed outrage after an Indiana employee of Domino’s Pizza reportedly gave customers gospel tracts along with their pizza orders. According to WTHR, the local NBC affiliate in Indianapolis, a delivery person working for a Domino’s Pizza restaurant in east Indianapolis gave several customers tracts along with their orders. The issue […]

North Ireland Bakers Fined for Declining ‘Support Gay Marriage’ Cake to Appeal to UK Supreme Court

North Ireland Bakers Fined for Declining ‘Support Gay Marriage’ Cake to Appeal to UK Supreme Court

BELFAST, Northern Ireland — The Christian owners of a bakery in Northern Ireland state that they plan to appeal to the U.K. Supreme Court a lower court ruling declaring them guilty of discrimination for declining to print the phrase “Support Gay Marriage” on a cake. “The Ashers Baking Company has confirmed that it plans to launch […]

Report: Macy’s No Longer Donating to Planned Parenthood Through Matching Gift Program

Report: Macy’s No Longer Donating to Planned Parenthood Through Matching Gift Program

A watchdog group that monitors the social stances of major corporations, as well as those who donate to the abortion and contraceptive giant Planned Parenthood, has announced that the retail store Macy’s has discontinued donations to the organization through its matching program. “Macy’s confirmed with 2ndVote … that the company no longer gives and no […]

Minnesota Filmmakers File Preemptive Suit to Protect Right Not to Promote Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

Minnesota Filmmakers File Preemptive Suit to Protect Right Not to Promote Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A Minnesota couple who operates a video production company have filed a pre-enforcement challenge over concerns that state law mandates them to create films in support of same-sex “marriage” if they also produce videos that reflect their Christian beliefs about marriage. Carl and Angel Larsen run the Telescope Media Group, which has […]

Appeals Panel Made Up of ‘Gay Rights’ Activists Allow Fine to Stand Against B&B That Declined Same-Sex Ceremony

Appeals Panel Made Up of ‘Gay Rights’ Activists Allow Fine to Stand Against B&B That Declined Same-Sex Ceremony

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — A bed and breakfast owner in Illinois says that the unsuccessful appeal of his discrimination ruling and fine was “fixed” and “corrupt” as he has learned that two of the three commissioners appointed to the case are homosexual activists. “The fix was in from the get-go,” TimberCreek Bed and Breakfast owner Jim […]

‘Glorifying Sin’? Popular Jewelry Chain Spotlights Lesbian ‘Wedding’ in New Ad

‘Glorifying Sin’? Popular Jewelry Chain Spotlights Lesbian ‘Wedding’ in New Ad

IRVING, Tex. – Proponents of biblical marriage are sharply criticizing the nation’s largest jewelry store chain for creating a video advertisement that prominently features two lesbians on their “wedding” day. Zales is a popular jewelry company headquartered in Texas. According to a 2012 report from “National Jeweler,” Zales’s parent company Zale Corp is the largest […]

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito: Religious Freedom in ‘Greater Danger’ Than Free Speech

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito: Religious Freedom in ‘Greater Danger’ Than Free Speech

WASHINGTON — During a recent speech in Washington for the national lawyer’s convention of the Federalist Society, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito opined that religious freedom might be “in greater danger” than the right to free speech. “I am reminded of a song by the latest recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature: It’s […]

Washington State Supreme Court Hears Appeal of Florist Accused of Discrimination for Declining ‘Gay Wedding’

Washington State Supreme Court Hears Appeal of Florist Accused of Discrimination for Declining ‘Gay Wedding’

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Justices with the Washington State Supreme Court heard on Tuesday the appeal of a florist accused of discrimination by providing a referral for a regular customer’s request for the creation of floral arrangements for his same-sex ceremony rather than fulfilling the order herself. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson told the court that Baronelle Stutzman […]

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