Woman Sues Tennessee Sheriff for $1.5 Million for Denying Abortion While Incarcerated

Woman Sues Tennessee Sheriff for $1.5 Million for Denying Abortion While Incarcerated

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee woman who had been arrested on robbery and murder conspiracy charges two years ago has sued her local sheriff for $1.5 million dollars for allegedly denying her an abortion while she was incarcerated. According to the lawsuit, Kei’Choura Cathey, 29, discovered she was with child weeks after the arrest and told Maury County […]

Woman Who Used Coat Hanger in Attempt to Kill Unborn Son Free After Accepting Plea Deal

Woman Who Used Coat Hanger in Attempt to Kill Unborn Son Free After Accepting Plea Deal

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — A Tennessee woman who is accused of attempting a coat hanger abortion to kill her unborn son accepted a plea deal this week and was released after receiving credit for the time served. Anna Yocca, 32, was released from the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center on Monday night after pleading guilty to one count […]

California Law Goes Into Effect Excluding Teen Prostitutes From Criminal Prosecution

California Law Goes Into Effect Excluding Teen Prostitutes From Criminal Prosecution

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A controversial California bill that was signed into law this past September went into effect last week, exempting youth under the age of 18 from facing arrest and criminal charges for being involved in prostitution. Senate Bill 1322 was introduced last year by Sen. Holly Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, and views teens and […]

ACLU Files Suit as Kentucky Governor Signs Bill Requiring Ultrasound Prior to Abortion

ACLU Files Suit as Kentucky Governor Signs Bill Requiring Ultrasound Prior to Abortion

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has signed a bill requiring that women obtain an ultrasound prior to proceeding with an abortion, prompting the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to file suit. Bevin signed H.B. 2 on Monday, which requires not only the abortionist or technician to conduct the ultrasound, but to also display the images […]

Canadian Judge Rules Pro-Life Group’s Bus Ad ‘Likely to Cause Psychological Harm’ to Abortive Mothers

Canadian Judge Rules Pro-Life Group’s Bus Ad ‘Likely to Cause Psychological Harm’ to Abortive Mothers

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alberta — A judge in Canada has upheld a city’s decision to reject a pro-life advertisement from being displayed on transit buses, stating that it is “likely to cause psychological harm” to mothers who have obtained an abortion. “I find the city’s decision to reject this particular ad was reasonable,” wrote Justice C.S. Anderson […]

Tennessee Congresswoman Introduces Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

Tennessee Congresswoman Introduces Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON — A Congresswoman in Tennessee has introduced a bill to federally defund the abortion and contraceptive giant Planned Parenthood. Rep. Diane Black announced the ‘‘Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2017″ on Friday, a bill that she also presented in 2015. It would reallocate funds to more than 13,500 women’s health community centers that do […]

Woman Who Identifies as Man Sues Catholic Hospital for Denying Hysterectomy for Sex Change Purposes

Woman Who Identifies as Man Sues Catholic Hospital for Denying Hysterectomy for Sex Change Purposes

PATERSON, N.J. — A woman who identifies as a man has sued a Catholic hospital for declining to perform a hysterectomy on her for sex change purposes because of the institution’s religious convictions, and is requesting that the courts force the hospital to provide such services. Jionni Conforti, 33, is suing St. Joseph’s Healthcare System, Inc. under […]

‘Heretic’ Prosperity Preacher Paula White Issues Defense After Selection for Trump Inauguration Criticized

‘Heretic’ Prosperity Preacher Paula White Issues Defense After Selection for Trump Inauguration Criticized

Prosperity preacher Paula White, who was invited by President-elect Donald Trump to deliver the invocation at his inauguration ceremony on Jan. 20, has released a statement in defense of herself as some Christians have expressed concern over Trump’s selection of the female preacher for the event. “I have been called a heretic, an apostate, an […]

Three Women Become First Female Marines to Serve Ground Combat Roles

Three Women Become First Female Marines to Serve Ground Combat Roles

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C — Three women have become the first female Marines to be permitted to serve ground combat roles—a move that some Christians have stated is contrary to God’s created order. The women, who reported on Thursday to the 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment at Camp LeJuene in North Carolina, will serve as rifleman, machine gunner and […]

Texas Lawmaker Introduces Bill Requiring Restroom Use to Correspond With Birth Gender

Texas Lawmaker Introduces Bill Requiring Restroom Use to Correspond With Birth Gender

AUSTIN, Texas — A Texas lawmaker has introduced a bill that would require those using restrooms and locker rooms in government buildings and public schools to use the facility that corresponds with the gender on their birth certificate. Senate Bill 6, also known as the Texas Privacy Act, was filed by Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, R–Brenham, […]