Concerns Over Mission Board’s Part in Legal Brief Supporting Mosque Prompt Policy Changes

Concerns Over Mission Board’s Part in Legal Brief Supporting Mosque Prompt Policy Changes

Concerns over the Southern Baptist Convention’s (SBC) International Mission Board’s part in an amicus brief supporting the construction of a New Jersey mosque have prompted the board, led by “Radical” author and former Alabama pastor David Platt, to change its policies about taking part in such legal briefs in the future. “As a result of discussions among […]

Former Planned Parenthood Manager Says Facilities Expected to Meet ‘Abortion Quotas,’ Rewarded With Pizza if Good

Former Planned Parenthood Manager Says Facilities Expected to Meet ‘Abortion Quotas,’ Rewarded With Pizza if Good

A former manager of two Planned Parenthood facilities in Iowa states that facilities were expected to reach “abortion quotas,” and if they succeeded, they were rewarded with pizza parties or other perks. Sue Thayer, a mother of six who has fostered over 100 children, worked at Planned Parenthood for 17 years. She first managed Planned Parenthood […]

New Mexico City Officials Consider Next Step to Defend Ten Commandments Monument

New Mexico City Officials Consider Next Step to Defend Ten Commandments Monument

BLOOMFIELD, N.M. — Officials in a New Mexico city are considering their next steps to defend a Ten Commandments monument placed on the grounds of city hall after the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals denied this week a request for a full court review of a three-judge panel’s ruling against the Decalogue display. “Americans shouldn’t be forced […]

Jeff Sessions, Who Vowed to ‘Respect’ and ‘Follow’ ‘Unconstitutional’ Roe Abortion Ruling, Confirmed as Trump AG

Jeff Sessions, Who Vowed to ‘Respect’ and ‘Follow’ ‘Unconstitutional’ Roe Abortion Ruling, Confirmed as Trump AG

WASHINGTON — Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, who had been nominated by President Donald Trump, was confirmed Wednesday night to serve as U.S. attorney general—making Sessions the leader of the U.S. Department of Justice, whose constitutional duty it is to protect and defend all Americans, including the unborn. He was approved 52-47 mostly along partly lines, with […]

U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Hear Appeal Over Ban on Helping Youth Struggling With Homosexuality

U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Hear Appeal Over Ban on Helping Youth Struggling With Homosexuality

WASHINGTON — A religious rights organization has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal regarding California’s ban on “conversion therapy” and counseling youth to resist romantic desires toward the same sex. “SB 1172 directly violates the fundamental constitutional right to privacy in that it prohibits minors from defining their own existence. The law […]

Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Provide Support for ISIS

Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Provide Support for ISIS

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania man has plead guilty to a charge of “conspiracy to provide material support and resources” to the barbaric Islamic group ISIS, as well as “transmitting a communication containing a threat to injure.” Jalil Ibn Ameer Aziz, 20, faces up to 20 years in prison and a $500,000 fine after he used […]

Former Law Clerk for Supreme Court Nominee Says Gorsuch Supported His ‘Gay Marriage’

Former Law Clerk for Supreme Court Nominee Says Gorsuch Supported His ‘Gay Marriage’

WASHINGTON — Discussion is stirring over how Trump Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch might rule on issues such as homosexuality and abortion should he be confirmed. His former law clerk told reporters last week that Gorsuch was supportive of his “gay marriage,” but reports also note that Gorsuch outlined over a decade ago that he […]

U.S. Senators Introduce Bill to Redirect Planned Parenthood Funding to Women’s Health Care Providers

U.S. Senators Introduce Bill to Redirect Planned Parenthood Funding to Women’s Health Care Providers

WASHINGTON — Two U.S. Senators have introduced a bill that would redirect more than $500 million in federal funding from the abortion and contraceptive giant Planned Parenthood to women’s health care providers that do not perform abortions. Sens. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, and James Lankford, R-Okla., recently introduced the “Protect Funding for Women’s Health Care Act” […]

Men’s Barbershop Settles With ‘Genderqueer’ Woman Who Sued for Being Denied Haircut

Men’s Barbershop Settles With ‘Genderqueer’ Woman Who Sued for Being Denied Haircut

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. — A men’s barbershop in California has agreed to a settlement with a woman who identifies as “gender neutral” who filed a lawsuit last year after being denied a haircut because she is not a man. Under the terms of the settlement, signed by both parties, Richard Hernandez, owner of The Barbershop, admits […]

Pence Comes Out in Support of Trump Decision to Retain Obama Order on Homosexual, Transgender Protections

Pence Comes Out in Support of Trump Decision to Retain Obama Order on Homosexual, Transgender Protections

WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence defended on Sunday President Donald Trump’s decision to retain an Obama-era order banning groups that contract with the federal government from “discriminating” against homosexuals and transgenders in their business or non-profit organization. “I think throughout the campaign, President Trump made it clear that discrimination would have no place in […]

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