U.S. Supreme Court Lets Ruling Stand Requiring Christian Pharmacy to Stock Morning-After Pill

U.S. Supreme Court Lets Ruling Stand Requiring Christian Pharmacy to Stock Morning-After Pill

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has allowed a ruling to stand that requires the owner of a Washington pharmacy, along with two of his pharmacists, to stock the morning-after pill despite their religious convictions regarding abortifacients. As previously reported, in 2006, Ralph’s Thriftway owner, Kevin Stormans, received a call inquiring whether the location sold the […]

NYC Requires Businesses to Replace ‘Men,’ ‘Women’ Single-Stall Restroom Signs With Unisex Wording

NYC Requires Businesses to Replace ‘Men,’ ‘Women’ Single-Stall Restroom Signs With Unisex Wording

NEW YORK — City council members in New York City voted on Tuesday to require businesses to remove signs reading “men” and “women” outside single-stall restrooms to further the city’s policies on transgender restroom use. The move was passed 47-2 and is expected to be signed by Mayor Bill De Blasio, who signed an executive order in […]

Grocery Chain Apologizes After Atheist Activist Group Demands Store Decorate Ex-Muslim Cake

Grocery Chain Apologizes After Atheist Activist Group Demands Store Decorate Ex-Muslim Cake

FAIRFAX, Va. — A national grocery chain has issued an apology after a prominent professing atheist group submitted a complaint over a local store that declined to decorate a cake celebrating the third anniversary of an ex-Muslim group, stating that the requested wording might be offensive to employees. According to reports, on May 31, a […]

Colgate Joins ‘Gay Pride’ Push With New Ad, ‘Smile With Pride’ Hashtag

Colgate Joins ‘Gay Pride’ Push With New Ad, ‘Smile With Pride’ Hashtag

NEW YORK — The toothpaste manufacturer Colgate-Palmolive has joined the push to promote “gay pride” in the month of June by releasing an advertisement featuring two homosexual men. The commercial, which generated over 21,000 likes on social media, features two men who are moving into an apartment together. As they stand next to the moving […]

Islamic Group Files Federal Complaint to Force Company to Accommodate Muslim Prayer in Break Policy

Islamic Group Files Federal Complaint to Force Company to Accommodate Muslim Prayer in Break Policy

BRILLION, Wisc. — A prominent Islamic group has filed a federal religious discrimination complaint against a Wisconsin-based lawn mower and snow blower manufacturing company in alleging that it does not provide “reasonable accommodation” for Muslim employees in its break policy. Under the Islamic religion, Muslims are required to pray five times a day at specific times. […]

Hersheypark Announces Commitment to Allowing Men Who Identify as Women to Use Women’s Restrooms

Hersheypark Announces Commitment to Allowing Men Who Identify as Women to Use Women’s Restrooms

HERSHEY, Pa. — A Pennsylvania amusement park that is a popular attraction for families with children has announced that its internal policies allow visitors and employees to use the restroom that correlates with their “gender identity.” Hersheypark officials released a statement on Friday outlining that its restroom accommodations have already been in place and will […]

Atheist Ads Mocking Answers in Genesis Ark Encounter Rejected by Billboard Companies

Atheist Ads Mocking Answers in Genesis Ark Encounter Rejected by Billboard Companies

CINCINNATI – Two billboard companies have rejected proposed advertisements from an atheist group that mock the Answers in Genesis Ark Encounter project and describe the ark replica as a “genocide and incest park.” Tri-State Freethinkers is an organization based in Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio that is committed to countering what they describe as the “nonsense” of […]

Target CEO Defends Restroom, Fitting Room Policy in Face of National Boycott

Target CEO Defends Restroom, Fitting Room Policy in Face of National Boycott

During an interview on Wednesday, the CEO of the national retail chain Target defended the company’s restroom and fitting room policy—allowing men who identify as women to use female facilities and vice versa—in the face of a national boycott and falling stock prices. “We took a stance and we’re going to continue to embrace our […]

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