Home » Archives by category » Life & Society (Page 2)
Christian Florist Ordered to Service ‘Gay Weddings,’ Pay $1,000 Fine to State Attorney General

KENNEWICK, Wash. — A Christian florist from Washington who is in jeopardy of losing her business, home and life savings after a judge found her guilty of discrimination has been ordered to pay a $1,000 fine to the state attorney general, an order that is stated to be “only the first punch” financially against the business […]

Continue reading …
Woman Who Cut Baby from Mother’s Womb Won’t Face Murder Charge for Infant’s Death

LONGMONT, Colo. – Pro-lifers are expressing disappointment after a Colorado district attorney announced that he would not pursue murder charges on behalf of a baby who died when she was cut from her mother’s womb because he could not prove that the baby was alive when she was separated from her mother. Dynel Lane, 34, […]

Continue reading …
Atlanta Officials Ask Court to Dismiss Lawsuit Filed by Chief Fired Over Christian Book

ATLANTA – Attorneys for the City of Atlanta and Mayor Kasim Reed have asked a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a fire chief who was terminated this year over his Bible study-inspired book that included one page that listed homosexuality with other sexual perversions. As previously reported, Chief Kelvin Cochran was suspended for one month […]

Continue reading …
Arkansas Lawmakers Ban State Grants to Abortion Providers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Lawmakers in Arkansas have voted to ban state grants to abortion providers, as well as their affiliates. SB 569 was introduced by Sen. Gary Stubblefield (R-Blanch), and while it doesn’t mention Planned Parenthood specifically, is stated to have been proposed out of an effort to block funds the organization has been […]

Continue reading …
Illinois Islamists Who Planned Attack on U.S. Military Base Charged with Conspiring to Aid ISIS

AURORA, Ill. – Two Illinois Islamists, one of which serves in the Illinois National Guard, have been charged with conspiring to aid the barbaric terror group ISIS as one plotted to travel overseas for jihad training while the other planned to carry out an attack on a U.S. military base. Hasan Edmonds, 22, and his cousin Jonas, […]

Continue reading …
Indiana Governor Signs State Religious Freedom Restoration Act

INDIANAPOLIS – The governor of Indiana signed the state “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” into law on Thursday, resisting critics who asserted that the legislation would allow people of faith to “discriminate” against homosexuals. Gov. Mike Pence signed SB 101 into law in a closed ceremony, with an estimated 70 t0 80 invited guests attending the event. “Today […]

Continue reading …
Controversy Stirs as ‘Prophet’ Chuck Pierce Bestows ‘Mantle’ on Mormon Glenn Beck

CORINTH, Texas – Controversy is stirring over reports that “prophet” and speaker Chuck Pierce of Glory of Zion International Ministries ceremonially gave a “mantle” to popular radio host, author and speaker Glenn Beck, who identifies as a Mormon. Beck appeared at Pierce’s Global Spheres Center in Corinth, Texas this past Sunday, as Falma Rufus, a black civil rights […]

Continue reading …
New York Senate Republicans Expected to Block Bill Declaring State Commitment to Abortion

ALBANY, New York – Republicans in the New York Senate are expected to block the advancement of a bill that declares the state’s commitment to allowing abortion within its borders, and formally removes abortion from the state’s penal code. AB 6221 had been presented by Assembly Member Deborah Glick (D-Manhattan), and was approved by the Assembly […]

Continue reading …
Christian Book Chain Pulls ‘Heaven Visitation Resources’ Over Sufficiency of Scripture Resolution

NASHVILLE – One of the nation’s largest Christian bookstore chains has announced that it has pulled all of its “Heaven visitation resources” following the passage of a Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) resolution surrounding the “sufficiency of Scripture regarding the afterlife.” LifeWay Christian Resources told the Baptist Press this week that it will no longer sell items pertaining to […]

Continue reading …
Texas Woman Arrested After Throwing Molotov Bomb at Pro-Lifers Outside Planned Parenthood

AUSTIN, Texas – A Texas woman was arrested Monday night after she allegedly threw a homemade Molotov bomb at a group of pro-lifers praying outside of a Planned Parenthood facility in Austin. Melanie Toney, 52, was taken into custody after witnesses to the incident were able to write down part of her license plate number […]

Continue reading …