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 […]

Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission Wants Chief Justice Roy Moore Removed From Office

Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission Wants Chief Justice Roy Moore Removed From Office

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — In response to a motion to have the charges against Chief Justice Roy Moore dismissed, the Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC) rather asserted on Friday that Moore should be removed from office over contested assertions that he illegally prohibited probate judges from issuing marriage licenses to homosexuals. “This court (COJ) can conclude […]

Legal Group Seeks Dismissal of Homosexual Activists’ ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ Suit Against Pastor

Legal Group Seeks Dismissal of Homosexual Activists’ ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ Suit Against Pastor

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A nationally-recognized religious liberties organization is seeking the dismissal of an international lawsuit filed by an African homosexual activist group, which accuses an American pastor of committing ‘crimes against humanity’ for speaking out against homosexual behavior in the country. As previously reported, Massachusetts Pastor Scott Lively, author of “The Pink Swastika,” had visited […]

Federal Judge Temporarily Halts Alabama Law Banning Dismemberment Abortions

Federal Judge Temporarily Halts Alabama Law Banning Dismemberment Abortions

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A federal judge appointed to the bench by then-President Jimmy Carter has temporarily halted the enforcement of an Alabama law that bans dilation and evacuation (D&E) abortions, and prohibits abortion facilities from operating within 2,000 feet of an elementary or middle school. As previously reported, S.B. 363 was signed into law in May by Gov. Robert Bentley, outlawing […]

Virginia School Board Appeals Order to Allow Girl to Use Boys’ Restroom to U.S. Supreme Court

Virginia School Board Appeals Order to Allow Girl to Use Boys’ Restroom to U.S. Supreme Court

RICHMOND, Va. — A school board in Virginia has filed an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court after being ordered to allow a female student to use the boys’ restroom since she identifies as a male. “Depriving parents of any say over whether their children should be exposed to members of the opposite biological sex, […]

Trump Announces Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, Who Backed Down on Religious Freedom Act, as Running Mate

Trump Announces Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, Who Backed Down on Religious Freedom Act, as Running Mate

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has announced that he has selected Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate, and is set to formally introduce Pence during a news conference on Saturday. “I am pleased to announce that I have chosen Governor Mike Pence as my vice presidential running mate,” Trump posted to social media […]

Man Who Identifies as Woman Arrested for Voyeurism at Idaho Target

Man Who Identifies as Woman Arrested for Voyeurism at Idaho Target

AMMON, Idaho — An Idaho man who identifies as a woman was arrested on Tuesday after he allegedly recorded video footage of a teenager trying on a swimsuit in a Target fitting room. Sean Patrick Smith, 46, who goes by Shauna Patricia Smith, was taken into custody and charged with one felony count of voyeurism following […]