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North Carolina Satanist, Wife Arrested After Bodies of Missing Men Discovered Buried in Yard

CLEMMONS, N.C. – A North Carolina Satanist who changed his name over ten years ago to reflect that of a demon has been arrested after the bodies of two men who went missing in 2009 were discovered buried in his back yard. John Alexander Lawson, 35, who changed his name to Pazazu Illah Algarad in […]

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Coach-Led Prayers No Longer Allowed at South Dakota High School Following Complaint

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Coach-led prayers are no longer allowed at a high school in South Dakota after a prominent atheist activist organization sent a letter of complaint asking that the practice be discontinued. Officials with the Aberdeen School District recently received a letter from the Madison,Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) surrounding an anonymous complaint it […]

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Supreme Court Halts Ruling That Would Have Closed Most Texas Abortion Facilities

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has blocked Texas from enforcing key parts of a 2013 law that would close all but eight of the state’s abortion facilities. The justices largely granted the request of abortion providers Tuesday. With three dissenting votes, the court suspended a ruling by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals […]

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‘Offending’ Christian Article Removed From Ohio Air National Guard Newsletter

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A faith-based article that centered on a military personnel’s personal testimony about how his faith in Christ keeps him grounded was recently removed from an Ohio Air National Guard newsletter after a fellow serviceman lodged a complaint about its “offending” content. Col. Florencio Marquinez, the Commander of the Fighter Wing’s Medical Group, expressed […]

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Houston Seeks Review of Pastors’ Sermons After Lawsuit Filed Over ‘Bathroom Bill’ Initiative

HOUSTON – Officials in Houston, Texas are seeking to obtain copies of sermons delivered by several area pastors after a lawsuit was filed by unrelated Christian leaders whose initiative surrounding a recently passed “bathroom bill” was rejected by city officials. As previously reported, Houston Mayor Annise Parker, an open lesbian, had promoted an “Equal Rights Ordinance” earlier […]

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Members of Chinese ‘Church of Almighty God’ Cult Sentenced to Death Following Murder Conviction

HONG KONG – Two members of a Chinese cult called ‘Church of Almighty God’ have been sentenced to death for allegedly murdering a woman at a fast food restaurant when she refused to participate in their recruitment efforts. Zhang Fan and her father Zang Lidong learned of their punishment in Yantai Intermediate People’s Court in […]

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School District Issues Handouts Urging Teachers to Stop Calling Kids ‘Boys and Girls’

LINCOLN, Neb. – A school district in Nebraska is facing opposition over its teacher and administrative training, which urges faculty to stop using gender-specific terms such as “boys and girls,” but to rather utilize more inclusive language so as to accommodate transgender students or those who don’t think they fit into any gender. Parent Rachel Terry […]

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Notorious Abortionist Who Faced Murder Charges Stripped of New Jersey License

TRENTON – A notorious abortionist that has lost his license in several states across the country, and who once faced several murder charges surrounding his late-term abortion scheme, has now also been stripped of his medical license by New Jersey officials, which likely will lead to the closure of his eight facilities in the state. The […]

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California Churches Forced By State to Provide Abortion Coverage File Federal Complaint

A federal complaint has been filed on behalf of seven churches in California who object to a recent order by the state that would force all faith-based employers to offer abortion coverage regardless of their religious beliefs. As previously reported, the California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) issued a letter in August requiring all insurance […]

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Mike Huckabee: If Republicans ‘Surrender’ on Same-Sex ‘Marriage,’ ‘I’m Gone’

During an interview with the American Family Association (AFA) this week, former Arkansas governor and talk show host Mike Huckabee expressed his frustration with the Republican Party’s concession on the issue of same-sex “marriage,” and said that if Republicans continue to support homosexuality, he will leave the party and become an Independent. “I am utterly exasperated […]

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