Target to Spend $20 Million Adding Single-Stall Restrooms Over Opposition to Transgender Policy

Target to Spend $20 Million Adding Single-Stall Restrooms Over Opposition to Transgender Policy

The national retail chain Target has announced that it plans to spend $20 million in adding single-stall restrooms to stores without the option in an effort to quell opposition to its policy on transgender use of bathrooms and changing rooms. “Some of our guests clearly are uncomfortable with our policy, and some are really supportive,” […]

Humanist Drops Case Seeking Removal of Ten Commandments Outside Maryland Courthouse

Humanist Drops Case Seeking Removal of Ten Commandments Outside Maryland Courthouse

BALTIMORE, Md. — A Maryland humanist who had filed a federal lawsuit in seeking the removal of a Ten Commandments monument outside of a county courthouse has now dropped his legal challenge. As previously reported, Jeffrey Davis, an emergency room physician, had filed the suit in March over his offense with the display, which he also deemed […]

Atheist Activist Group Sues to Remove Cross From Pennsylvania County Seal

Atheist Activist Group Sues to Remove Cross From Pennsylvania County Seal

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — A prominent professing atheist group has filed a federal lawsuit in an effort to have a cross removed from the seal of a Pennsylvania county. The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) filed the legal challenge on Monday and is seeking a declaration that its inclusion on the county seal is unconstitutional. […]

Down Syndrome Test Concerns Being ‘Constantly Ignored’

Down Syndrome Test Concerns Being ‘Constantly Ignored’

(Christian Institute) — Campaigners against a new technique for screening unborn babies for Down syndrome say that their concerns have been “constantly ignored” by the U.K. government. Don’t Screen Us Out argue that Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) will lead to an increase in abortions. In England and Wales, recent figures show that 92 percent of […]

Marco Rubio Asserts Christians ‘Must Abandon Spirit of Judgment’ Toward Homosexuals

Marco Rubio Asserts Christians ‘Must Abandon Spirit of Judgment’ Toward Homosexuals

ORLANDO, Fla. — Former Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio, who is currently running for re-election in the Senate, told evangelicals on Friday that to love their homosexual neighbor, they “must abandon a spirit of judgment.” Rubio, a Roman Catholic, made his remarks on Friday during an event hosted by the Rediscovering God in America Renewal Project in Orlando. […]

Alaska Borough Allows Atheist to Open Meeting With Invocation Hailing Satan

Alaska Borough Allows Atheist to Open Meeting With Invocation Hailing Satan

KENAI, Alaska — Officials in an Alaskan borough recently allowed an atheist to open their public meeting with an invocation hailing Satan. According to reports, Iris Fontana, 27, and a member of the Satanic Temple, contacted the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly in April to request that she be permitted to present an invocation. In June, the Borough […]

‘Pope Francis’ Claims Mary Was ‘Assumed Into Heaven Body and Soul’ on Feast of Assumption

‘Pope Francis’ Claims Mary Was ‘Assumed Into Heaven Body and Soul’ on Feast of Assumption

ROME — Jorge Bergoglio, also known as “Pope Francis,” asked for Mary to intercede for the oppressed on Monday and claimed to the thousands gathered to observe what is known as the Roman Catholic “Feast of the Assumption” that she had been “assumed into Heaven body and soul.” “To the Queen of Peace, who we contemplate today in […]