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New York’s Highest Court Unanimously Rules in Favor of Incest ‘Marriage’ Between Uncle and Niece

NEW YORK – New York’s highest court, the Court of Appeals, has ruled that a marriage between a half-uncle and a half-niece is legal in a unanimous court decision. According to the ruling, while “parent-child and brother-sister marriages . . . are grounded in the almost universal horror with which such marriages are viewed . . . there is […]

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North Dakota Court Bans Use of Drug in Abortions

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a state law that limits the use of drugs to perform abortions, a move abortion-rights supporters say will end the use of medications to perform the procedure. The state’s high court, in a 103-page ruling, reversed a ruling by a district judge last […]

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Mississippi Court Rejects Request for Injunction Against Police Harassment of Christians

JACKSON, Miss. – A federal judge in Mississippi has denied a request for a preliminary injunction against a local police department accused of harassing and intimidating Christians who conduct pro-life outreach outside of the state’s last remaining abortion facility. “[Our] request that pro-life advocates receive injunctive relief from harassment by the City of Jackson, Mississippi […]

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New York Man Who Attacked Police With Hatchet Was Muslim Convert

NEW YORK – A New York man who attacked a group of police officers with a hatchet this week has been found to have been a convert to Islam who studied beheadings and had a disdain for America and Christians. Zale Thompson, 32, charged a group of four New York City police officers with a hatchet […]

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Texas Man Charged With Raping Two Children, Infecting Them With HIV

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A Houston man has been arrested on charges of sexually assaulting two girls, ages 14 and 2, and infecting them with sexually transmitted diseases including HIV, police said on Friday. The man admitted to sexually assaulting the teenage victim multiple times, police said in a statement. Continue reading this story >> […]

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Televangelist Accused of Pushing Abortion Admits to Encouraging, Inspecting Men’s Vasectomies

AKRON, Ohio – A controversial ‘pastor’ and televangelist, who has been accused by former members of counseling women to obtain abortions, has admitted to urging male members to have vasectomies and then inspecting their private parts after the surgery. Ernest Angley, 93, has been leading Grace Cathedral since the 1950’s and was a prominent televangelist in […]

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Barack Obama, Vatican Issue Ecumenical Statements Wishing Hindus a ‘Happy Diwali’

WASHINGTON – Barack Obama and the Vatican’s Council for Interreligious Dialogue issued greetings this week to Hindus worldwide in observance of the religion’s annual festival of lights known as Diwali. “I want to wish a Happy Diwali to all those who are celebrating the festival of lights here in the United States and around the world,” Obama […]

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Iranian Pastor Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Spreading Christianity

TEHRAN, Iran – An Iranian pastor has been sentenced to six years in prison for spreading Christianity in the nation, an act that is believed to be seen by the government as a threat to the Iranian regime. As previously reported, Behnam Irani, who leads the 300-member Church of Iran in Karaj, was initially detained […]

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Chinese Government Continues Demolition of Church Crosses

(China Aid) – Churches in Wenzhou and Hangzhou, the capital of the Chinese coastal Zhejiang province, reported cross demolitions on Friday; some Christians told China Aid that only one cross is still standing in the heavily persecuted Wenzhou area. “On [Friday], the cross of [Kaiyang Church] of Wuniu pastoral region in Yongjia County, Wenzhou was […]

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Recent Convert to Islam Guns Down Soldier Before Opening Fire at Canada’s Parliament Building

OTTAWA, Canada – A Canadian man who had recently converted to Islam killed a soldier at the National War Memorial Wednesday before opening fire in the parliament building, where he was shot dead by authorities. Michael Zehaf-Bibeau was born as Michael Joseph Hall, but recently changed his name after becoming a Muslim. He was the son […]

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