Planned Parenthood Attorney Admits Daleiden Prosecutor Bypassed Directives Not to Share Evidence

Planned Parenthood Attorney Admits Daleiden Prosecutor Bypassed Directives Not to Share Evidence

HOUSTON — An attorney for the abortion giant Planned Parenthood admitted in court documents last week that the Harris County district attorney’s office purposefully bypassed a directive from the Texas attorney general not to share evidence in the investigation that resulted in the indictment of pro-life activist David Daleiden. Attorney Josh Schaffer wrote in an affidavit filed in federal […]

Judge Orders Portland Police to Stop Using Maine Civil Rights Act to Target Pro-Life Speech

Judge Orders Portland Police to Stop Using Maine Civil Rights Act to Target Pro-Life Speech

PORTLAND, Maine — A federal judge has granted a preliminary injunction to a Portland pastor who asserted that he was being unlawfully targeted by police outside of a Planned Parenthood facility for his pro-life preaching. U.S. District Judge Nancy Torresen, appointed to the bench by Barack Obama, ruled on Monday that police may not use […]

New York Assisted Suicide Bill Narrowly Advanced by Assembly Committee

New York Assisted Suicide Bill Narrowly Advanced by Assembly Committee

ALBANY, N.Y. — An Assembly Committee in New York has approved the advancement of a bill that would allow terminally ill patients to request from their doctors a lethal prescription to hasten their death. As previously reported, the Medical Aid in Dying Act was introduced during a press conference on May 10 in the state’s capital. It […]

Canadian Bill Would Extend Nation’s Ban on ‘Hate Propaganda’ to Pertain to ‘Gender Identity’

Canadian Bill Would Extend Nation’s Ban on ‘Hate Propaganda’ to Pertain to ‘Gender Identity’

OTTAWA — A bill has been introduced in the Canadian Parliament that would extend the country’s ban on “hate propaganda” to pertain to “gender identity.” Bill C-16 was introduced on the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia by Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould. “This enactment amends the Canadian Human Rights Act to add gender identity and gender […]

Texas City Sells Land Surrounding Cross Monument to Church After Atheist Activists Demand Removal

Texas City Sells Land Surrounding Cross Monument to Church After Atheist Activists Demand Removal

PORT NECHES, Texas — Officials in a Texas city have sold a plot of land surrounding a controversial cross to a local church to avoid a lawsuit from a professing atheist organization. As previously reported, the cross at issue, a 10-foot cement monument, sits in Riverfront Park in Port Neches, and has done so for […]

Lesbian Lawmaker Says Churches, Schools Threat to Children, Not Transgenders in Restrooms

Lesbian Lawmaker Says Churches, Schools Threat to Children, Not Transgenders in Restrooms

MONTGOMERY, Al. — A lesbian lawmaker in Alabama suggested this week that the real safety threat for children is not men who identify as female using women’s restrooms, but faith leaders in churches and teachers in schools. “Just read [the news] every morning and look at the child predators in our state. They are not transgender people. […]

House Republicans Defeat Democratic ‘Gay Discrimination’ Amendment, Uphold Religious Protections

House Republicans Defeat Democratic ‘Gay Discrimination’ Amendment, Uphold Religious Protections

WASHINGTON — House Republicans engaged in a heated debate on Thursday in voting down a discrimination amendment to the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act while allowing a similar bill providing protections for religious entities to remain intact. The Act, which is renewed afresh each year, outlines the allotted spending for the U.S. military for the coming year. […]

UK Leader of Royal College of Midwives Calls for Legalization of Abortion Up to Birth

UK Leader of Royal College of Midwives Calls for Legalization of Abortion Up to Birth

LONDON — The leader of the Royal College of Midwives in the U.K. has joined an effort by the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) to call for the legalization of abortion up to birth. It is currently illegal to perform abortions after 24 weeks in the nation, unless for the life and health of the mother. […]