U.S. Senate Unanimously Approves Abortion Amendment in Military Defense Spending Bill

U.S. Senate Unanimously Approves Abortion Amendment in Military Defense Spending Bill

The United States Senate has unanimously approved an amendment to its annual military defense spending bill that provides insurance coverage for abortions to women in the Armed Forces that have been raped. The amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which was proposed by Democratic Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire, passed last night […]

Uzbekistan Pastor Released From Prison, Granted Asylum in Europe

Uzbekistan Pastor Released From Prison, Granted Asylum in Europe

A pastor from the central Asian country of Uzbekistan has been released from prison and granted asylum in Europe after being held for three months on charges that he practiced religion outside of state regulations. Pastor Makset Djabbarbergenov, 32, was first detained by police in Kazakhstan in September of this year after he fled to the […]

First Grader Forced to Remove ‘God’ From Poem by North Carolina Elementary School

First Grader Forced to Remove ‘God’ From Poem by North Carolina Elementary School

A first grade girl was recently forced by the elementary school she attends to remove a line from a poem that she had written because it referenced God. The unnamed girl attends West Marion Elementary School in Marion, North Carolina, and is six years old. The student was scheduled to have been a part of an […]

San Francisco Outlaws Walking the Streets Naked, Prompting Nudists to Strip to Socks in Protest

San Francisco Outlaws Walking the Streets Naked, Prompting Nudists to Strip to Socks in Protest

City officials in San Francisco approved a measure Tuesday that bans nudity in most public areas, prompting nudists present to strip down to their socks in protest. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors met at city hall to cast their final vote in the matter, rejecting arguments from pro-nudity proponents that passing the ban would […]

Federal Judge Partly Blocks California From Enforcing Homosexual Conversion Ban

(AP) — A federal judge has temporarily blocked California from enforcing a first-of-its-kind law that bars licensed psychotherapists from working to change the sexual orientation of homosexual minors, but he limited the scope of his order to just the three providers who have appealed to him to overturn the measure. U.S. District Court Judge William […]

Mississippi May Become First Abortion-Free State as Hospitals Refuse Last Abortion Facility

Mississippi May Become First Abortion-Free State as Hospitals Refuse Last Abortion Facility

Mississippi is poised to become the first abortion-free state in the nation as the last remaining abortion facility within its borders reports that it is having difficulty complying with the law. Earlier this year, lawmakers in Mississippi passed a regulation that requires abortion facilities in the state to have board certification and obtain admitting privileges. The […]

Republican Pennsylvania State Representative Comes Out as ‘Gay Christian’

Republican Pennsylvania State Representative Comes Out as ‘Gay Christian’

A Republican representative in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has decided to come out as a homosexual, reports state. Mike Fleck, 39, a professing Christian, told the Huntingdon Daily News yesterday that he has struggled with his sexuality for some time, and has decided not to fight it anymore. “Coming out is hard enough, but doing […]

Historic West Point Military Chapel Hosts First-Ever Homosexual ‘Wedding’

Historic West Point Military Chapel Hosts First-Ever Homosexual ‘Wedding’

A historic military chapel in New York State hosted its first-ever homosexual wedding yesterday. West Point, the nation’s oldest military academy, facilitated two lesbians Saturday who sought to get married at the stately Cadet Chapel, which first opened in 1836. Penelope Gnesin and Brenda Sue Fulton, the latter of whom graduated from the academy, exchanged […]