Concerns Raised Wisconsin City Might Be Caving to Atheists Who Object to ‘Jesus Lunch’ Adjacent to School

Concerns Raised Wisconsin City Might Be Caving to Atheists Who Object to ‘Jesus Lunch’ Adjacent to School

MIDDLETON, Wisc. — Concerns are being raised over the possibility that a proposal to eliminate reservations for a pavilion in a public park in Wisconsin is actually a means of caving in to a prominent atheist activist group that has taken issue with a weekly “Jesus Lunch” gathering at a local high school. As previously […]

Medical Groups Sue Over Vermont Requirement to Counsel Patients on Assisted Suicide

Medical Groups Sue Over Vermont Requirement to Counsel Patients on Assisted Suicide

BURLINGTON, Vt. — Two medical groups have filed a federal lawsuit to challenge language in the Vermont’s assisted suicide law that they believe requires physicians to counsel patients about ending their lives. The Vermont Alliance for Ethical Healthcare and Tennessee-based Christian Medical and Dental Association were represented in the suit on Tuesday, along with several doctors […]

Jerry Falwell Jr. Asserts at Republican National Convention: Not Voting Trump Is Voting Clinton

Jerry Falwell Jr. Asserts at Republican National Convention: Not Voting Trump Is Voting Clinton

CINCINNATI, Ohio — Jerry Falwell, Jr., the president of Liberty University, who has repeatedly sought to convince the public that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is a Christian, asserted at the Republican National Convention last night that not voting Trump is a vote for Clinton. “We are at a crossroads, where our first priority must be […]

PayPal Co-Founder Declares at Republican National Convention: ‘I Am Proud to Be Gay’

PayPal Co-Founder Declares at Republican National Convention: ‘I Am Proud to Be Gay’

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The co-founder of PayPal spoke at the Republican National Convention on Thursday, declaring to those gathered that he is “proud to be gay” and Republican, which drew applause from some in the crowd. Billionaire Peter Thiel, who also sits on the board of Facebook, referenced during his speech a variety of issues that he […]

Sikh Woman Presents Prayer to Waheguru at Republican National Convention

Sikh Woman Presents Prayer to Waheguru at Republican National Convention

CLEVELAND, Ohio — On the same day that the founder of “Muslims for Trump” delivered a benediction at the Republican National Convention, a Sikh woman from California also took the stage to present a prayer on behalf of Sikhism. Harmeet Dhillon, an attorney and soon-to-be national RNC member, took to the podium on Tuesday shortly before […]

California Board of Education Votes to Include Homosexuality in Lessons Second Grade and Up

California Board of Education Votes to Include Homosexuality in Lessons Second Grade and Up

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Board of Education has voted unanimously to comply with a state law requiring homosexuality to be incorporated into history and social studies lessons from the second grade and up. In 2012, California lawmakers passed the Fair, Accurate, Inclusive and Respectful (FAIR) Education Act, which requires the inclusion of “lesbian, gay, bisexual, and […]

Founder of ‘Muslims for Trump’ Delivers Prayer at Republican National Convention

Founder of ‘Muslims for Trump’ Delivers Prayer at Republican National Convention

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The founder of “Muslims for Trump” delivered a prayer at the conclusion of the second day of the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, an inclusion that drew opposition from at least one member of the audience. Sajid Tarar, a Baltimore-area resident who immigrated to the United States from Pakistan in the 1980’s, […]

SUNY Albany Cancels Basketball Game in North Carolina Due to Govt. Travel Ban Over ‘Bathroom Bill’

SUNY Albany Cancels Basketball Game in North Carolina Due to Govt. Travel Ban Over ‘Bathroom Bill’

ALBANY, N.Y. — Officials at SUNY Albany cancelled the university’s basketball game with Duke University this past week in light of the New York governor’s ban on non-essential government travel to North Carolina. As previously reported, in late March, following controversy over North Carolina’s Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, which requires those who identify as transgender […]

Atheist Activist Group Seeks Removal of Christian Flag From Georgia Courthouse

Atheist Activist Group Seeks Removal of Christian Flag From Georgia Courthouse

PEMBROKE, Ga. — A prominent professing atheist organization is seeking the removal of a Christian flag from a county courthouse in Georgia out of its assertion that its presence is unconstitutional. The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) sent a letter on July 6 to the clerk of courts at the Bryan County Courthouse to […]

Satanist Invocation Interrupted With Lord’s Prayer During Florida City Council Meeting

Satanist Invocation Interrupted With Lord’s Prayer During Florida City Council Meeting

PENSACOLA, Fla. — A Satanic invocation was interrupted with a recitation of the Lord’s Prayer on Thursday night during a city hall meeting in Pensacola, Florida. Hundreds had gathered both inside and outside of the city hall building in expectation of the invocation, which was delivered by David Suhor of the Satanic Temple. Some believe […]