Pro-Lifers Challenge Addition of Abortive Mothers to St. Louis Nondiscrimination Ordinance

Pro-Lifers Challenge Addition of Abortive Mothers to St. Louis Nondiscrimination Ordinance

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Pro-life entities in St. Louis, Missouri have filed suit to challenge the recent addition of abortive mothers to the city’s nondiscrimination ordinance. As previously reported, Board Bill 203 was presented earlier this year by Alderman Megan Green, who said that the protections were necessary to keep employers and landlords from acting adversely […]

Nigerian-Born Pastor Murdered in Indianapolis

Nigerian-Born Pastor Murdered in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Fox 59) — A Nigerian-born church pastor was shot to death in Indianapolis and police are continuing to search for his killer. The murder took place over the weekend at an apartment complex near 10th Street and I-465 on the city’s west side. Friends and neighbors say the 66-year-old victim, Oluwadayomi Epenusi, had […]

Four Iowa Planned Parenthood Locations Closing After State Cuts Funding to Abortion Facilities

Four Iowa Planned Parenthood Locations Closing After State Cuts Funding to Abortion Facilities

DES MOINES, Iowa — Four Planned Parenthood locations in Iowa will close next month following a newly-passed budget bill that strips state and federal funding from abortion providers. The organization announced on Thursday that it would close its Sioux City, Bettendorf, Burlington and Keokuk offices, leaving eight Planned Parenthood locations in the state and five abortion […]

Legal Group Pushes Back After School District Stops Student Attendance of Off-Site Voluntary Bible Class

Legal Group Pushes Back After School District Stops Student Attendance of Off-Site Voluntary Bible Class

FREMONT, Mich. — A legal group representing a church in Michigan is pushing back after a school district recently decided to no longer allow students to leave school during lunchtime for off-site voluntary religious instruction. The law office of Rickard, Denney, Garno & Associates, which is allied with the religious liberties organization Alliance Defending Freedom, […]

Virginia Sheriff Instructed to Remove ‘Peacemaker’ Bible Decals From Patrol Vehicles

Virginia Sheriff Instructed to Remove ‘Peacemaker’ Bible Decals From Patrol Vehicles

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. — A sheriff in Virginia has been instructed to remove decals bearing the words of Christ from patrol cars in the midst of an inquiry and complaints from two church-state separation groups. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office had been gifted with the decals in March, which quote from Matthew 5:9, which reads, “Blessed are […]

Students Demand Apology Over Superintendent’s Christian Speech, Prayer at Graduation

Students Demand Apology Over Superintendent’s Christian Speech, Prayer at Graduation

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A small group of students from a public high school in Missouri are demanding an apology from their district superintendent for incorporating Christian themes into his graduation speech and leading those gathered in a prayer. According to reports, in addition to offering general encouragement, Superintendent Kent Medlin mentioned “the Savior” and referenced the […]

Illinois Eighth-Grader Prohibited From Delivering God-Centered Speech, Prayer at Graduation

Illinois Eighth-Grader Prohibited From Delivering God-Centered Speech, Prayer at Graduation

AKIN, Ill. — An eighth-grader in Illinois was recently prohibited from delivering a speech and a prayer during his graduation ceremony due to their religious content. Seth Clark, the salutatorian at Akin Grade School, instead presented his message and invocation across the street following the service. According to reports, Clark submitted his speech for prior approval […]

Australian Christian Group ‘Threatened, Harassed’ by Homosexual Activists

Australian Christian Group ‘Threatened, Harassed’ by Homosexual Activists

(Christian Institute) — An Australian Christian group has spoken out after an obstructive protest was held at one of its events by homosexual activists. The Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) held an event at a Melbourne hotel with speakers discussing transsexualism and Australia’s “Safe Schools” program. The group was recently targeted with what appeared to be […]