Year in Review: 2013 Sees Battles for Biblical Beliefs Over DOMA, Discrimination Laws & Drugs

Year in Review: 2013 Sees Battles for Biblical Beliefs Over DOMA, Discrimination Laws & Drugs

As the year comes to a close, many like to reflect on the significant stories that shaped the past twelve months. A number of major events affected Christians throughout 2013, from the overturning of key parts of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and its impact on the nation, to the escalating number of businesses […]

Islamic Militant Leader Vows to Continue Attacks Against Nigerian Christians: ‘We Should Mutilate’

Islamic Militant Leader Vows to Continue Attacks Against Nigerian Christians: ‘We Should Mutilate’

NIGERIA – In a video released on Saturday, the leader of an Islamic terrorist group vowed to attack Christians and threatened to mutilate and decapitate victims. Abubakar Shekau is the leader of Nigeria’s Boko Haram, a group that seeks to force Sharia law upon Nigerians. For several years, Boko Haram jihadists have wreaked havoc in […]

New Planned Parenthood Report: 327,166 Abortions Performed in 2012

New Planned Parenthood Report: 327,166 Abortions Performed in 2012

WASHINGTON — A newly-released report by the Planned Parenthood Federation of America shows that the organization performed over 300,000 abortions in 2012–the latest figures on record. According to the report, 327,166 abortions were performed during the 2012-2013 fiscal year, down from 333,964 in 2011. The decrease of 6,800 abortions tallies to a two percent drop […]

Judge Rules California City Council Prayers Lawful

Judge Rules California City Council Prayers Lawful

EUREKA, Calif. — A judge in Humboldt County, California has issued a ruling declaring that invocations at city council meetings do not violate the state Constitution. County Superior Court Judge Bruce Watson struck down a challenge filed by Eureka resident Carole Beaton, who sought to have all prayers at local city council meetings discontinued. Beaton […]

Connecticut Requires Insurance Companies to Offer Sex Change Coverage

Connecticut Requires Insurance Companies to Offer Sex Change Coverage

HARTFORD, Conn. — The Connecticut Insurance Department has directed all insurance companies in the state to provide coverage for sex change operations, treatments and counseling, reports state. The Hartford Courant outlines that the department recently issued a bulletin to insurance companies throughout Connecticut, advising them to ensure that “individuals with gender dysphoria … are not denied […]

Biola University, Grace Seminary Granted Exemption From Obamacare Abortion Pill Mandate

Biola University, Grace Seminary Granted Exemption From Obamacare Abortion Pill Mandate

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — A federal judge appointed by Barack Obama has granted an injunction to Biola University in California and Grace College and Seminary in Indiana against he abortion pill mandate in Obamacare. The two Christian institutions had filed suit in August 2012 with the assistance of the Alliance Defending Freedom, a faith-based legal […]

Boy Scouts to Implement Policy Allowing Openly Homosexual Members on New Year’s Day

Boy Scouts to Implement Policy Allowing Openly Homosexual Members on New Year’s Day

WASHINGTON — The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has announced that it will implement its new policy allowing openly homosexual youth to serve as members beginning on January 1st. As previously reported, in May of this year, over 60 percent of the scout national council voted in favor of altering the organization’s current policy, which […]

Former CCM Singer Turned Secular Pop Star Katy Perry: ‘I Don’t Believe in Heaven or Hell’

Former CCM Singer Turned Secular Pop Star Katy Perry: ‘I Don’t Believe in Heaven or Hell’

In a recent interview with Marie Claire Magazine, pop star Katy Perry, a former contemporary Christian artist, announced that she no longer believes in Heaven or Hell nor professes to be a Christian. “I don’t believe in a Heaven or a Hell, or an old man sitting on a throne,” she advised the magazine. “I […]

Christian Universities, Seminary Granted Injunction Against Obamacare Abortion Pill Mandate

Christian Universities, Seminary Granted Injunction Against Obamacare Abortion Pill Mandate

HOUSTON, Texas — A federal judge appointed by George H.W. Bush has granted an injunction to two Christian universities and one seminary that sought relief from the abortion pill mandate in Obamacare. East Texas Baptist University, Houston Baptist University and Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania were granted the injunction on Friday, just days before […]

A&E Reverses Decision to Remove Robertson From ‘Duck Dynasty’ for Calling Homosexuality Sin

A&E Reverses Decision to Remove Robertson From ‘Duck Dynasty’ for Calling Homosexuality Sin

Officials at A&E have reversed their decision to remove Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson from the popular reality television show following a nationwide outcry from those who expressed support of his comments. As previously reported, the situation began following the online release of the January 2014 issue of GQ  Magazine, which features an interview with the famed duck […]

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