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U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Enforcement of Law That Could Close Most Texas Abortion Facilities

WASHINGTON — Until it decides whether to hear the case in full, the U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily blocked enforcement of a law that some believe will result in the closure of most Texas abortion facilities. As previously reported, in 2013, following the passage of several safety regulations for abortion facilities, Planned Parenthood and other abortion advocacy […]

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Legal Group: ‘Gay Marriage’ Ruling Now Creates ‘Much Greater Threat’ to Religious Liberty

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — A nationally-recognized legal organization states that the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling declaring that those of the same sex have a “fundamental right to marry” has now created a serious threat to religious liberty nationwide. “Because the court has created a [newly-defined] fundamental right to marry that is on par with the First Amendment, there’s […]

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Mississippi Considering Getting Out of Marriage Business Altogether Following Supreme Court Ruling

JACKSON, Miss. — Officials in the state of Mississippi are pondering getting out of the marriage business altogether—among other options—following the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Friday declaring that all states must legalize same-sex “marriage.” “One of the options that other states have looked at is removing the state marriage license requirement,” State House Judiciary Chairman […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Affirms State’s Right to Issue ‘Choose Life’ License Plates

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has affirmed North Carolina’s right to issue “Choose Life” license plates, overturning two lower court rulings that declared the plates to be unconstitutional. As previously reported, in February of last year, a three-judge panel with the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously upheld a federal judge’s ruling that struck down the […]

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Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz Backs County Clerks Denying ‘Marriage’ Licenses to Homosexuals

AUSTIN, Texas (MSNBC) — Sen. Ted Cruz is ready to rain on the parade of Texas citizens celebrating the Supreme Court decision on Friday to legalize same-sex marriage throughout the country. On Saturday, the 2016 Republican presidential candidate said he “absolutely” believes that his state’s country clerks should deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples if they […]

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‘Feminist Drone’ Delivers Abortion Pills to Poland

Warsaw (AFP) — Feminist activists on Saturday sent a drone from Germany to Poland carrying abortion pills to highlight the staunchly Catholic country’s restrictive abortion laws. The pills are not available in Poland and Jula Gaweda of the feminist organisation Feminoteka said that two Polish women — who were not pregnant — swallowed them as part […]

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Proposed ‘Homage to Satan’ Near Ten Commandments Monument to Be Unveiled

DETROIT, Mich. — A New York-based Satanist group has announced the unveiling of its sculpted ‘homage to Satan,’ which it seeks to place next to a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the Oklahoma state capitol building. As previously reported, the Satanic Temple issued a news release about its intentions in 2013 following the filing […]

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Rubio Caves After Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Ruling: We ‘Must Abide by the Law’

(Breitbart.com) — While most of the other GOP 2016 contenders have urged resistance to the Supreme Court’s Friday ruling on same-sex marriage, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) said Americans “must abide by the law.” In a statement on his website, Rubio said he believes in traditional marriage as central to a strong family life, but then […]

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Judge Roy Moore Renews Call for Effort to Amend U.S. Constitution to Ban Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, also known as the “Ten Commandments Judge,” says that he plans to keep pressing for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution following Friday’s Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex “marriage.” “There is no such thing as same-sex marriage in the Constitution. The words are […]

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Obama Sings ‘Amazing Grace’ at Slain Pastor’s Funeral After Celebrating ‘Gay Marriage’ Ruling

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Hours after delivering a statement praising the U.S. Supreme Court for declaring that all states must legalize “gay marriage,” Barack Obama traveled to South Carolina where he spoke about God’s grace during the funeral for a nationally-recognized slain pastor and spontaneously led the room in singing “Amazing Grace.” Obama presented his speech from […]

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