Man Banned From Releasing Undercover Videos From Abortion Convention Appeals to US Supreme Court

Man Banned From Releasing Undercover Videos From Abortion Convention Appeals to US Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — A pro-life activist who has been banned from releasing any further footage of undercover recordings from the 2014 and 2015 National Abortion Federation Conventions has taken his case to the U.S. Supreme Court. David Daleiden is appealing his case from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, which upheld a lower court ruling in March […]

Over 20 Members of Pakistani Village Council Arrested After Ordering ‘Revenge Rape’

Over 20 Members of Pakistani Village Council Arrested After Ordering ‘Revenge Rape’

ISLAMABAD — Over 20 members of a Pakistani village council have been arrested after ordering the “revenge rape” of a 16-year-old girl whose brother allegedly sexually assaulted another girl. According to reports, a 12-year-old girl was cutting fodder for the cattle in the village of Muzaffarabad near Multan last month when she was raped by a […]

FBI Investigating as Improvised Explosive Device Detonated at Minnesota Islamic Center

FBI Investigating as Improvised Explosive Device Detonated at Minnesota Islamic Center

(Minneapolis Star Tribune) — A blast caused by what the FBI called “an improvised explosive device” rocked a Bloomington Islamic center before dawn Saturday, just as a small group of Muslim worshipers had gathered for the day’s first round of prayers. No one was hurt in the explosion, which heavily damaged an imam’s office at […]

Court Rejects Lesbian’s Request to Have Christian Judge Removed From Divorce Proceedings Against Husband

Court Rejects Lesbian’s Request to Have Christian Judge Removed From Divorce Proceedings Against Husband

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — An appeals court in Alabama has rejected a lesbian’s request to have a judge who also serves as a pastor removed from her divorce proceedings against her husband. Tiara Lycans desires to divorce her husband, Zachary Lycans, and wants the court to grant her custody of their child. However, she is […]

Photographer Who Won’t Shoot ‘Gay Weddings’ Not Subject to Law Because She Doesn’t Own Storefront

Photographer Who Won’t Shoot ‘Gay Weddings’ Not Subject to Law Because She Doesn’t Own Storefront

MADISON, Wisc. — A Christian photographer who had a statement on her website advising that she will not shoot same-sex “weddings” is not subject to local public accommodations laws because she doesn’t operate out of a physical storefront, a Wisconsin court said it would rule in a forthcoming opinion. Amy Lawson of Amy Lynn Photography Studio had filed […]

Judge Censured for Telling Media She Couldn’t Do ‘Gay Weddings’ Appeals to US Supreme Court

Judge Censured for Telling Media She Couldn’t Do ‘Gay Weddings’ Appeals to US Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — A judge in Wyoming who was censured earlier this year for making a comment to the media three years ago that she couldn’t officiate same-sex unions as a Christian, and who consequently lost her position as magistrate, has appealed her case to the U.S. Supreme Court. “This case presents an important free-exercise question,” the petition, […]

Residents Banned From ‘Commentary Regarding Islam or Muslims’ During Town’s Mosque Hearing

Residents Banned From ‘Commentary Regarding Islam or Muslims’ During Town’s Mosque Hearing

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, N.J. — A lawsuit has been filed challenging a settlement agreement that bans residents in a New Jersey town from making remarks about Islam or Muslims during an upcoming public hearing centering on the forthcoming construction of a mosque. The Thomas More Law Center has filed suit on behalf of a family that […]

UK Prison Worker Barred from Chapel Services for Quoting Bible on Homosexuality Loses Appeal

UK Prison Worker Barred from Chapel Services for Quoting Bible on Homosexuality Loses Appeal

CAMBRIDGESHIRE, U.K. — A Christian prison worker in the U.K. who was barred from participating in chapel services after quoting a Scripture that references homosexuality has lost his appeal, as an Employment Appeals Tribunal was not convinced that he had suffered discrimination. The tribunal concluded that the policies at HMP Littlehey, a prison for sex offenders, were […]

Appeals Court Sends ‘Transgender’ Restroom Case Back to Lower Court to Determine if Matter Moot

Appeals Court Sends ‘Transgender’ Restroom Case Back to Lower Court to Determine if Matter Moot

RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court has returned a case involving a Virginia girl who identifies as a boy and wanted to use the boys’ restroom at school back to the district court to determine whether the matter is moot since the student has now graduated from high school. “[A] crucial threshold question arises in […]

Ohio Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Soliciting Murder of U.S. Soldiers

Ohio Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Soliciting Murder of U.S. Soldiers

AKRON, Ohio — An Ohio man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for seeking to recruit other Muslims to murder members of the U.S. military. “With this sentence, McNeil is being held accountable for disseminating ISIS’s violent rhetoric, circulating U.S. military personnel information and explicitly calling for the killing of American service members […]