Hersheypark Announces Commitment to Allowing Men Who Identify as Women to Use Women’s Restrooms

Hersheypark Announces Commitment to Allowing Men Who Identify as Women to Use Women’s Restrooms

HERSHEY, Pa. — A Pennsylvania amusement park that is a popular attraction for families with children has announced that its internal policies allow visitors and employees to use the restroom that correlates with their “gender identity.” Hersheypark officials released a statement on Friday outlining that its restroom accommodations have already been in place and will […]

‘A Reason to Have Labels of Male, Female?’ Seattle Students Say It’s Just a ‘Social Construct’ [Video]

‘A Reason to Have Labels of Male, Female?’ Seattle Students Say It’s Just a ‘Social Construct’ [Video]

SEATTLE, Wash. — A number of students at Seattle University recently stated that they believe that the concept of male and female is only a “societal construct” when interviewed about whether they believe differences exist between male and female, and if persons should even be distinguished as a man or woman. Joseph Backholm with the […]

Texas City Sells Land Surrounding Cross Monument to Church After Atheist Activists Demand Removal

Texas City Sells Land Surrounding Cross Monument to Church After Atheist Activists Demand Removal

PORT NECHES, Texas — Officials in a Texas city have sold a plot of land surrounding a controversial cross to a local church to avoid a lawsuit from a professing atheist organization. As previously reported, the cross at issue, a 10-foot cement monument, sits in Riverfront Park in Port Neches, and has done so for […]

Lesbian Lawmaker Says Churches, Schools Threat to Children, Not Transgenders in Restrooms

Lesbian Lawmaker Says Churches, Schools Threat to Children, Not Transgenders in Restrooms

MONTGOMERY, Al. — A lesbian lawmaker in Alabama suggested this week that the real safety threat for children is not men who identify as female using women’s restrooms, but faith leaders in churches and teachers in schools. “Just read [the news] every morning and look at the child predators in our state. They are not transgender people. […]

House Republicans Defeat Democratic ‘Gay Discrimination’ Amendment, Uphold Religious Protections

House Republicans Defeat Democratic ‘Gay Discrimination’ Amendment, Uphold Religious Protections

WASHINGTON — House Republicans engaged in a heated debate on Thursday in voting down a discrimination amendment to the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act while allowing a similar bill providing protections for religious entities to remain intact. The Act, which is renewed afresh each year, outlines the allotted spending for the U.S. military for the coming year. […]

UK Leader of Royal College of Midwives Calls for Legalization of Abortion Up to Birth

UK Leader of Royal College of Midwives Calls for Legalization of Abortion Up to Birth

LONDON — The leader of the Royal College of Midwives in the U.K. has joined an effort by the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) to call for the legalization of abortion up to birth. It is currently illegal to perform abortions after 24 weeks in the nation, unless for the life and health of the mother. […]

Obama Admin Demands Hospitals Accommodate Transgenders Or Lose Funding

Obama Admin Demands Hospitals Accommodate Transgenders Or Lose Funding

WASHINGTON — On the same day that the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education threatened to revoke funding for public schools that do not allow students to use the restroom and locker room that correlates with their “gender identity,” the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) also released guidelines requiring […]

Trump Lists Judge Calling Abortion a ‘Right,’ Prosecutor of ‘Ten Commandments’ Judge for SCOTUS

Trump Lists Judge Calling Abortion a ‘Right,’ Prosecutor of ‘Ten Commandments’ Judge for SCOTUS

NEW YORK — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has released his complete list of potential nominees for the United States Supreme Court should he win the presidency, which includes an appeals judge who has referred to abortion as a woman’s “right,” and a judge who once prosecuted Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore while serving as […]

New York Religious Groups Sue Over Requirement to Provide Employee Abortion Coverage

New York Religious Groups Sue Over Requirement to Provide Employee Abortion Coverage

ALBANY, N.Y. — Several religious entities have filed suit against the New York Department of Financial Services and seven insurance companies in the state over requirements that employee health care plans include abortion coverage. First Bible Baptist Church in Rochester, Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Albany, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, the Roman Catholic Diocese […]