American Missionary to Nicaragua Sentenced to Probation for Helping Ex-Lesbian Who Fled Country With Daughter

American Missionary to Nicaragua Sentenced to Probation for Helping Ex-Lesbian Who Fled Country With Daughter

BUFFALO, N.Y. — An American missionary to Nicaragua has been sentenced to time served plus one year of probation for helping an ex-lesbian flee the U.S. with her child seven years ago. Timothy Miller, also known as Timo, had entered a guilty plea in November on a charge of charge of conspiracy in international parental kidnapping for purchasing […]

U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch: ‘A Fetus Is Not a Person’ Under the Law

U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch: ‘A Fetus Is Not a Person’ Under the Law

WASHINGTON — During his second day of questioning for his Senate confirmation hearing, Trump U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch said that he accepts Roe v. Wade as the “law of the land” and its opinion that a “fetus is not a person.” On Wednesday, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., asked Gorsuch about a sentence in his […]

Virginia Man Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Helping Ex-Lesbian Flee Country With Daughter

Virginia Man Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Helping Ex-Lesbian Flee Country With Daughter

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A Virginia man who was found guilty last September of international parental kidnapping and conspiracy for helping an ex-lesbian flee the country with her daughter has been sentenced to three years in prison. “In truth, I was not at all motivated by Lisa Miller’s and Janet Jenkins’ lifestyle,” Philip Zodhiates told the court on […]

Atheist Activist Group Sues Texas Judge for Opening Court With Chaplain-Presented Prayer

Atheist Activist Group Sues Texas Judge for Opening Court With Chaplain-Presented Prayer

WILLIS, Texas — A prominent professing atheist group has filed a lawsuit against a Texas judge over his practice of opening court with a prayer from a local chaplain. As previously reported, the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) first sent a letter to Judge Wayne Mack of Willis in 2014, stating that it had received […]

Male Student Sues School District After Girl Allowed to Undress in Boys’ Locker Room

Male Student Sues School District After Girl Allowed to Undress in Boys’ Locker Room

READING, Penn. — A male student at a Pennsylvania high school and his parents have filed suit against their school district after a female student was allowed to undress in the boys’ locker room because she identifies as a boy. The student, whose name has not been disclosed, attends Boyertown High School, approximately a half an […]

New Mexico Senate Kills Bill That Would Have Legalized Physician-Assisted Suicide

New Mexico Senate Kills Bill That Would Have Legalized Physician-Assisted Suicide

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The New Mexico Senate has narrowly stopped the furtherance of a proposed bill that would have legalized physician-assisted suicide in the state. Senate Bill 252 was voted down 22-20 as seven Democrats joined the Republicans who opposed the measure. “A health care provider may provide medical aid in dying to an adult patient […]

Gambling Problems on the Rise Among British Young Adults

Gambling Problems on the Rise Among British Young Adults

(Evangelical Focus) — According to a research of The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) School for Primary Care Research (SPCR), published in the British Journal of General Practice, around one in 20 people waiting to see their GP at a group of surgeries in Bristol reported having a gambling problem. The research surveyed over […]

U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch: Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Decision ‘Absolutely Settled Law’

U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch: Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Decision ‘Absolutely Settled Law’

WASHINGTON (Daily Magazine) — Judge Neil Gorsuch referred to the Supreme Court’s recent same-sex “marriage” decision as “settled law” on Tuesday, using a stronger phrase than he has for other legal precedents. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., asked Gorsuch to explain how his views on “marriage equality” have changed since 2004, when the George W. Bush […]

U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch: Roe v. Wade Is ‘Precedent’ and Has Been ‘Repeatedly Reaffirmed’

U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch: Roe v. Wade Is ‘Precedent’ and Has Been ‘Repeatedly Reaffirmed’

WASHINGTON — During his first day of questioning for his Senate confirmation hearing, Trump U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch stated firmly that he believes Roe v. Wade is precedent and has been repeatedly reaffirmed, and that “a good judge” should treat it accordingly. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley asked Gorsuch about the matter […]

Appeals Court Unanimously Rules Prayers During Texas School Board’s Meetings Are Constitutional

Appeals Court Unanimously Rules Prayers During Texas School Board’s Meetings Are Constitutional

FORT WORTH, Texas — A federal appeals court has ruled unanimously that prayers presented at board meetings for a Texas school district are constitutional and do not violate the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans ruled 3-0 on Monday that the prayers offered by students during the meetings […]