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New York Couple Fined $13,000 for Refusing to Host ‘Gay Wedding’ Shuts Down Venue

ALBANY, N.Y. – A couple in New York state who was fined $13,000 and ordered to re-educate their staff to accommodate same-sex ‘weddings’ has decided to close their wedding venue rather than violate their religious beliefs. As previously reported, Robert and Cynthia Gifford own Liberty Ridge Farms in Schaghticoke, a 50-acre facility that hosts a […]

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Pizza Parlor to Continue Church Bulletin Discount Despite Atheist Pressure, Bomb Threat

SEARCY, Ark. – The Christian owner of an Arkansas pizza parlor is not backing down after a prominent atheist activist organization sent a warning letter claiming that its church bulletin discount promotion was unlawful as atheists could not qualify. As previously reported, Bailey’s Pizza, owned by Steven Rose, opened in Searcy last month, and is […]

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Obama Administration Shifts Abortion Pill Payment Onto Insurance Companies

WASHINGTON – Faith-based organizations across the country continue to express objection to the abortion pill mandate in Obamacare after the Obama administration rolled out a new rule on Friday that shifts the burden of paying for abortion-inducing contraceptives onto insurance companies. As previously reported, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision in June […]

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Obama Attempts to Shift Birth-Control Mandate to Insurers

The Obama administration on Friday announced new measures meant to accommodate religious nonprofits and some private employers who don’t want to pay for birth control under ObamaCare, on the heels of Supreme Court rulings that weakened the law’s so-called contraceptive mandate. The changes had been expected, particularly after the Supreme Court ruled in June that […]

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Atheists Urge Pizza Parlor to End Discounts for Churchgoing Patrons

SEARCY, Ark. – The Christian owner of an Arkansas pizza parlor received a warning letter from atheists for offering discounts to customers who bring church bulletins to the restaurant. Steven Rose is owner of Bailey’s Pizza—a small, down-home restaurant in Searcy, Arkansas. The pizza parlor offers customers an old-fashioned ambiance, something Rose describes as an “old school […]

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NY Farm Fined $13,000 for Declining Lesbian ‘Wedding,’ Ordered to Prove Staff Training

ALBANY, NY – A New York farm has been fined $13,000 by the state Division of Human Rights for declining to host a same-sex ‘wedding’ on their property two years ago, and has been ordered to train their employees to accommodate homosexual ceremonies despite their Christian beliefs. Administrative Law Judge Migdalia Peres fined Liberty Ridge […]

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Christian-Owned Bridal Shop Under Fire for Declining to Schedule Lesbian Gown Fitting

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. – A Christian-owned bridal shop in Pennsylvania is under fire for declining to schedule a gown fitting for two lesbian women. According to reports, an unidentified woman called W.W. Bridal Boutique in Bloomsburg recently to schedule a gown fitting for herself and her lesbian partner. When the owner, Victoria Miller, declined by stating […]

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North Carolina Diner Ends Prayer Discount Following Atheist Complaint

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A restaurant in North Carolina has discontinued issuing random discounts for patrons who pray over their meals after a prominent atheist organization threatened to file a lawsuit over the matter. Mary’s Gourmet Diner has been randomly issuing customers a 15 percent discount for “praying in public,” that is, praying over one’s meal, […]

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Israeli Wedding Hall Remains Closed After Christians Ordered to Host ‘Gay’ Ceremonies

JERUSALEM – A wedding site inside a kibbutz for Messianic Jews remains closed after an Israeli appeals court upheld a lower court’s order that the Christian owners at the facility must host same-sex ceremonies despite their biblical beliefs. The owners of Yad Hashmona, a kibbutz or moshav near Jerusalem, believe that their wedding hall was forced into […]

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City Rescinds Decision to Cancel Chick-fil-A Sponsored Event Following Outcry

NANAIMO, British Columbia – Two months after a small Canadian town canceled a Chick-fil-A sponsored event due to concerns over the owners’ ‘criminal’ Christian beliefs, the town’s city council has officially rescinded their initial decision and reaffirmed the rights of men and women of all faiths to use their city’s facilities. As previously reported, the […]

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