Chaplains Concerned Over Pentagon Repeal of Ban on Open ‘Transgenders’ in Military

Chaplains Concerned Over Pentagon Repeal of Ban on Open ‘Transgenders’ in Military

WASHINGTON — A group of military chaplains are expressing their concern over the Pentagon’s recent announcement that it will end the military’s ban on open transgenders in the military. As previously reported, the Pentagon issued its announcement on Thursday, a year after officials outlined that a six-month study would be conducted to determine whether lifting the […]

Federal Judge Blocks Florida Law Defunding Abortion Giant Planned Parenthood

Federal Judge Blocks Florida Law Defunding Abortion Giant Planned Parenthood

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A federal judge has blocked key parts of a Florida law that, among other aspects, prohibits funds from going to abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood. As previously reported, House Bill 1411 reallocates funds that abortion providers had been receiving as Medicaid reimbursement, and prohibits the government from contracting with organizations that offer […]

Canada Considering Gender-Neutral Identity Cards as Prime Minister Marches in ‘Gay Pride’ Parade

Canada Considering Gender-Neutral Identity Cards as Prime Minister Marches in ‘Gay Pride’ Parade

(Reuters) — Canada is exploring the use of gender-neutral options on identity cards, Justin Trudeau told a television station on Sunday as he became the first Canadian prime minister to march in a gay pride parade. Trudeau, who participated in the downtown Toronto parade along with other politicians, did not give details, saying only the […]

Judge Grants Injunction Against Indiana Law Banning Abortion of Down Syndrome Children

Judge Grants Injunction Against Indiana Law Banning Abortion of Down Syndrome Children

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A federal judge has granted an injunction against an Indiana law that bans the murder of unborn children based on a Down Syndrome diagnosis or any other disability, but stops short of ending all abortion in the state. As previously reported, H.B. 1337 was signed into law in March to protect babies that would otherwise […]

Judge Dismisses Kentucky Governor’s Lawsuit Against Planned Parenthood for Aborting Without License

Judge Dismisses Kentucky Governor’s Lawsuit Against Planned Parenthood for Aborting Without License

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A circuit court judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the abortion giant Planned Parenthood filed by the governor of Kentucky over a location that was performing abortions without a license. Bevin, although identifying as pro-life, allows abortions as long as facilities are licensed according to state law. As previously reported, Bevin announced the lawsuit […]

Kansas Police Department Removes Bible Decal Following Complaint From Atheist Activists

Kansas Police Department Removes Bible Decal Following Complaint From Atheist Activists

HARPER, Kan. — A police department in Kansas recently removed a Scriptural decal from a patrol vehicle after receiving a complaint from a professing atheist group. The Harper Police Department had placed a decal on one its vehicles that simply read “Romans 13:4.” The verse, which speaks to the role of government as ordained by […]

Christian Mingle to Allow Homosexual Matching Following Discrimination Suit

Christian Mingle to Allow Homosexual Matching Following Discrimination Suit

LOS ANGELES — A dating site known as Christian Mingle has agreed to open its website for matching homosexuals following a class-action discrimination suit filed in federal court. Being a Christian-identifying site, Christian Mingle currently only offers the options of a “man seeking a woman” or a “woman seeking a man.” But two homosexual men […]

British Parliamentary Group: Stop Criminalizing Prostitutes, Legalize Brothels

British Parliamentary Group: Stop Criminalizing Prostitutes, Legalize Brothels

(Christian Institute) — Prostitutes in England and Wales should not be criminalized for soliciting and brothels should be legalized, a parliamentary group has said. On Friday, the Home Affairs Committee called on the Home Office to “immediately change” existing legislation. In England and Wales, the act of prostitution is not in itself against the law, […]

Canadian Appeals Court Rules Law School Can Be Denied Accreditation Due to Biblical Marriage Beliefs

Canadian Appeals Court Rules Law School Can Be Denied Accreditation Due to Biblical Marriage Beliefs

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — A Canadian appeals court has ruled that a Christian law school can be denied accreditation due to its biblical beliefs about the institution of marriage. As previously reported, Trinity Western University had filed suit in October 2014 after the Nova Scotia Barrister’s Society (NSBS) refused to recognize graduates as being attorneys until […]

Franklin Graham Claims Christians Should ‘Hold Your Nose’ and Vote for Either Clinton or Trump

Franklin Graham Claims Christians Should ‘Hold Your Nose’ and Vote for Either Clinton or Trump

Franklin Graham stated at a rally in Washington this past week that Christians need to vote in upcoming presidential election, even it means that they “hold their nose” in the process. “You’re just going to have to ask yourself: which of the two do you think we as Christians will at least have a voice […]

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