‘Equality Act’ Passed in US House Attempts to Use Federal Civil Rights Law to Eliminate Rights of Christians

‘Equality Act’ Passed in US House Attempts to Use Federal Civil Rights Law to Eliminate Rights of Christians

WASHINGTON — Under the guise of equality, a bill passed the United States House on Friday that would add “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to federal civil rights law, and would preclude entities — including Christian organizations and others who do not want to participate in affirming sinful behavior — from living out their convictions in […]

US Supreme Court to Decide Whether ‘Sex’ Discrimination in Workplace Includes Homosexuality, Gender Identity

US Supreme Court to Decide Whether ‘Sex’ Discrimination in Workplace Includes Homosexuality, Gender Identity

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear three cases that surround the question of whether or not employers, including Christian business owners, are prohibited under federal civil rights law from firing workers due to their “sexual orientation” or “gender identity.” The law has historically been interpreted as barring discrimination against women, but […]

Colorado Drops Action Against Christian Baker Who Declined ‘Gender Transition’ Cake Order

Colorado Drops Action Against Christian Baker Who Declined ‘Gender Transition’ Cake Order

DENVER, Co. — The Colorado attorney general’s office announced on Tuesday that it will drop its action against Christian bakery owner Jack Phillips, and Phillips has consequently agreed to dismiss his lawsuit against the entity. The State had initially concluded that a complainant had standing against Phillips after he declined to make a cake for […]

Christian Baker’s Lawsuit Against Colorado Commission Over Continued ‘Hostility’ Will Proceed

Christian Baker’s Lawsuit Against Colorado Commission Over Continued ‘Hostility’ Will Proceed

DENVER, Co. — A federal judge nominated to the bench by then-President Bill Clinton has rejected a motion by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the entity by a Christian baker who is seeking to fight a second discrimination complaint against him. Jack Phillips of the now-famed Masterpiece Cakeshop had […]

Arizona Supreme Court to Hear Wedding Invitation Artists’ Appeal Seeking Right to Decline Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Orders

Arizona Supreme Court to Hear Wedding Invitation Artists’ Appeal Seeking Right to Decline Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Orders

PHOENIX, Ariz. — The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of two women who run an art studio and fear that a Phoenix non-discrimination ordinance could be used against them to force them to accept orders for same-sex celebrations or else face penalties that could include fines and/or jail time. Joanna Duka […]

NY Gives Christian Adoption Agency Ultimatum: Change Policy Excluding Unwed or Same-Sex Homes, or Shut Down

NY Gives Christian Adoption Agency Ultimatum: Change Policy Excluding Unwed or Same-Sex Homes, or Shut Down

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A Christian adoption agency has filed a federal lawsuit after the New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) gave the entity an ultimatum to either change its policies in regard to only placing children in homes with both a mother and father or discontinue its foster and adoption program. New […]

Beijing to Judge Every Resident Based on Behavior by End of 2020

Beijing to Judge Every Resident Based on Behavior by End of 2020

(Bloomberg) — China’s plan to judge each of its 1.3 billion people based on their social behavior is moving a step closer to reality, with Beijing set to adopt a lifelong points program by 2021 that assigns personalized ratings for each resident. The capital city will pool data from several departments to reward and punish […]

City Council Votes to Pay $1.2 Million to Chief Fired Over Book’s Inclusion of Homosexuality as ‘Sexual Perversion’

City Council Votes to Pay $1.2 Million to Chief Fired Over Book’s Inclusion of Homosexuality as ‘Sexual Perversion’

ATLANTA, Ga. — The city council of Atlanta, Georgia has voted to pay $1.2 million to a fire chief who was fired nearly four years ago after some took offense at a book he published for men and fathers, which contained a page characterizing homosexual behavior and other forms of sexual activity proscribed by the Bible […]

UK Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Bakery Did Not Discriminate by Declining ‘Support Gay Marriage’ Cake

UK Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Bakery Did Not Discriminate by Declining ‘Support Gay Marriage’ Cake

LONDON — The U.K. Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that a Christian family that operates a bakery in Northern Ireland did not discriminate against a homosexual man in declining to create a “support gay marriage” cake, as they would have turned down the request of any customer who desired the message, no matter who they […]

‘We Can’t Cut Ladies’ Hair’: Irish Barbershop Fined After Declining to Cut Hair of Woman Who Identifies as Man

‘We Can’t Cut Ladies’ Hair’: Irish Barbershop Fined After Declining to Cut Hair of Woman Who Identifies as Man

DUBLIN — A barbershop in Ireland has been fined 5,000 Euro after an employee declined to cut the hair of a woman who identifies as a man, as he noted that the business has a lease agreement to only cut men’s hair. According to reports, the woman, who goes by the name Lee McLoughlin, arrived […]

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