Prominent NAACP Leader Resigns Over Organization’s Stance on Homosexual ‘Marriage’

Prominent NAACP Leader Resigns Over Organization’s Stance on Homosexual ‘Marriage’

A prominent leader of the NAACP has resigned over the organization’s recent vote in favor of homosexual marriage. Pastor Keith Ratliff of the Maple Street Baptist Church in Des Moines, Iowa and president of the Iowa/Nebraska NAACP conference, recently issued a statement outlining that he was stepping down due to his disagreement on the issue. […]

Atheist Eagle Scout Sues School District Over Graduation Prayer

Atheist Eagle Scout Sues School District Over Graduation Prayer

A self-proclaimed atheist Eagle Scout has sued his local school district for allowing prayer at his graduation ceremony last month. Matthew “Max” Neilson, 18, says that his First and Fourteenth Amendment rights were violated when school officials at Irmo High School in Columbia, South Carolina allowed a student to proceed with the benediction when he […]

‘Pastor’ Who Voted for Homosexual ‘Marriage’ Loses Congregation, Faces Foreclosure

‘Pastor’ Who Voted for Homosexual ‘Marriage’ Loses Congregation, Faces Foreclosure

A pastor in St. Paul, Minnesota is facing foreclosure due a mass exodus of his congregation following his vote in support of homosexual “marriage.” Oliver White of the Grace Community United Church of Christ first began losing members when he voted in favor of homosexual “marriage” at a national UCC meeting in 2005. The once […]

Proposition 8 Headed to U.S. Supreme Court

Proposition 8 Headed to U.S. Supreme Court

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has refused to review a ruling from earlier this year that overturned California’s Proposition 8, which banned homosexual “marriage.” The case now heads to the Supreme Court. The decision on Tuesday was divided, with three judges dissenting. Those that disagreed with the majority stated that the federal court’s ruling […]

California Senate Unanimously Passes Bill to Increase Penalties for Human Trafficking

California Senate Unanimously Passes Bill to Increase Penalties for Human Trafficking

The California Senate has unanimously passed a bill that would stiffen penalties for those that are involved in human trafficking. In a vote of 36-0, the Senate approved of legislation that would forfeit $1.5 million from every individual that was convicted of the crime, half of which would be used for programs to fight human […]