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Iraqi Bill to Legalize Child ‘Marriage’ Sparks Outrage

A contentious draft law being considered in Iraq could open the door to girls as young as nine getting married and would require wives to submit to sex on their husband’s whim, provoking outrage from rights activists and many Iraqis who see it as a step backward for women’s rights. The measure, aimed at creating […]

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Christian Sports Ministry Under Attack After Denouncing Policies of U.S. Olympic Committee

MADISON, Wis. – The president of a Christian sports ministry says his organization has been under attack after he denounced the ‘pro-homosexual policies’ of the U.S. Olympic Committee during the recent Sochi Olympics. Steve McConkey is president of 4 WINDS Christian Athletics, a worldwide sports ministry based in Madison, Wisconsin. 4 WINDS has provided support […]

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Civil Trial Begins for UNC Professor Allegedly Denied Promotion Over Outspoken Christian Views

GREENVILLE, N.C. – A civil trial began this week for a University of North Carolina professor who was allegedly denied a promotion because of disagreement with his outspoken Christian views. Mike Adams works as a professor of criminology in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Adams, a former […]

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Federal Judge Rules Arkansas Can’t Ban Abortions When Heartbeat Detected

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A federal judge appointed by then-President George H.W. Bush has declared unconstitutional an Arkansas law that banned abortions after 12 weeks if a heartbeat is detected. U.S. District Judge Susan Webber Wright wrote in her opinion on Friday that the standard for abortion restrictions according to Roe v. Wade is whether […]

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‘You’re Terrorists!’ Angry Professor Steals, Destroys Pro-Life Sign Held By Christian Group

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – A professor of feminist studies at a California university was caught on video stealing a sign from members of a pro-life organization and then later allegedly destroyed the poster with scissors in her office. Mireille Miller-Young is an associate professor of feminist studies at the University of California—Santa Barbara (UCSB). Her […]

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South Carolina School Board Member Refuses to Stop Praying Out Loud at Public Meetings

FLORENCE, S.C. – A school board member in South Carolina is refusing to stop praying out loud at public meetings, noting that she is on a mission to put God back in the public schools. Secretary Pat Gibson Hye-Moore is a part of the “Put Prayer Back” initiative, and desires to see public invocations restored across […]

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U. S. Partially Suspends Aid to Uganda for Criminalizing Homosexual Behavior

WASHINGTON – U.S. officials have partially suspended aid to the East African country of Uganda for signing into law a bill that criminalized homosexual behavior in the country. “As a result of this review process, a portion of the U.S. Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) cooperative agreement with the [Ugandan] Ministry of Health has been […]

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North Dakota’s Sole Abortion Facility to Remain Open, Performing 2,000 Abortions a Year

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota’s last remaining abortion facility will be allowed to remain open, a location that reportedly conducts 2,000 abortions a year, due to an agreement reached this week with state officials. As previously reported, North Dakota legislators passed a bill in 2011 that required abortionists to obtain admitting privileges at an area […]

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Alabama Police Chief Under Fire from Atheist Activist Group for Using Prayer Walks to Fight Crime

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – An Alabama police chief is under fire from a prominent atheist activist organization for conducting prayer walks in his city as a way to fight crime. The Madison, Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) recently sent a letter to Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper to assert that his actions are unconstitutional and […]

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Air Force Cadets ‘Revolt’ Against Removal of Scripture from Academy Dorm White Board

COLORADO SPRINGS, Co. – A number of Air Force cadets stationed at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado have staged a ‘revolt’ against the recent erasure of Scripture from a white board outside of a cadet’s bedroom. “I have been crucified with Christ therefore I no longer live, but Christ lives in me,” the […]

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