Purdue Rejects Push to Prohibit Chick-fil-A From Opening on Campus: ‘We Would Not Be Practicing Inclusion’

Purdue Rejects Push to Prohibit Chick-fil-A From Opening on Campus: ‘We Would Not Be Practicing Inclusion’

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Officials at Purdue University have rejected a push by some students and staff to abandon plans to include Chick-fil-A in a new residence hall that will open next year, stating that it would not be “inclusive” for the university to exclude the popular fast food restaurant. “We would not be promoting […]

Virginia Realtor Sues Real Estate Board After Being Prohibited From Including Christian Messages on Website, Email

Virginia Realtor Sues Real Estate Board After Being Prohibited From Including Christian Messages on Website, Email

RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia realtor has sued her state real estate board for accusing her of violating Virginia’s Fair Housing Act for posting a Bible verse and other Christian messages on her website, as well as in her email signature. Hadassah Carter says that in 2017, after she sought to help a client that […]

UK Bus Driver Suspended After Allegedly Swapping Out Bus Promoting Pride

UK Bus Driver Suspended After Allegedly Swapping Out Bus Promoting Pride

NORWICH — A bus driver in the United Kingdom who reportedly switched out his vehicle because its electronic destination sign featured rainbow colors to celebrate pride has been suspended after a passenger lodged a complaint with the managing transportation company. According to The Sun, teenage passenger Becca Sears waited at the Norwich Bus Station earlier this […]

Dept. of Justice Tells Supreme Court: Federal Law Prohibiting Sex Discrimination Does Not Include ‘Gender Identity’

Dept. of Justice Tells Supreme Court: Federal Law Prohibiting Sex Discrimination Does Not Include ‘Gender Identity’

WASHINGTON — In a crucial Supreme Court case that could determine whether or not Christian organizations and businesses must accommodate the wishes of an employee who decides to begin identifying as the opposite sex, and whether or not the hiring and dismissal practices of religious organizations are protected in such situations, the U.S. Department of […]

Christian School Sues After Being Denied Inclusion in Voucher Program Over Marriage, Gender Views

Christian School Sues After Being Denied Inclusion in Voucher Program Over Marriage, Gender Views

DALLAS (Baptist Press) — A Southern Baptist church employee in Texas and a Maryland Christian school have been dropped from public programs, accused of discrimination for promoting Bible-based views of marriage and gender. In the most recent case David Roark, communications and resources director of the Plano, Texas campus of The Village Church, was dropped […]

Atlanta Mayor Hosts Drag Queen Story Hour at City Hall

Atlanta Mayor Hosts Drag Queen Story Hour at City Hall

ATLANTA — The mayor of Atlanta, Georgia recently hosted a Drag Queen Story Hour at City Hall. “We want to thank our friends at the @ATLHawks, @AtlantaFalcons, @WholeFoods, @GABeverage and @atlantapride for partnering with us for Drag Queen Story Hour,” the City of Atlanta’s Department of LGBTQ Affairs posted to social media on July 1. […]

Petition Launched After Amazon Pulls a Number of Books About Leaving Homosexuality

Petition Launched After Amazon Pulls a Number of Books About Leaving Homosexuality

A petition has been launched after the popular marketplace site Amazon pulled a number of books on leaving homosexuality — some that could be considered “conversion therapy” books and others that were simply writings from those who were delivered from homosexuality by the power of Jesus Christ. Among the books that no longer come up […]

200 Companies Join Brief Asking Supreme Court to Rule ‘Sex’ Discrimination Includes Homosexuality, Gender Identity

200 Companies Join Brief Asking Supreme Court to Rule ‘Sex’ Discrimination Includes Homosexuality, Gender Identity

WASHINGTON — More than 200 major U.S. corporations have signed on to an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to rule that employers are prohibited under federal civil rights law from firing workers due to their “sexual orientation” or “gender identity.” The ruling would affect Christian business owners nationwide, as one of the cases surrounds a […]

Oreo Partners With ‘Transgender’ Group to Give Away ‘Pronoun Pack’ Cookies at NYC Pride Event

Oreo Partners With ‘Transgender’ Group to Give Away ‘Pronoun Pack’ Cookies at NYC Pride Event

NEW YORK — The popular cookie brand Oreo announced on Sunday that it had partnered with the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) to give away “pronoun packs” in recognition of those who identify as “transgender” at PrideFest/WorldPride in New York City. “We’re proud to celebrate inclusivity for all gender identities and expressions. In partnership […]

US Supreme Court Throws Out Ruling Against Oregon Bakery, Sends Case Back to Lower Court for Review

US Supreme Court Throws Out Ruling Against Oregon Bakery, Sends Case Back to Lower Court for Review

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has vacated an adverse ruling against an Oregon couple who declined to create a cake for a same-sex “wedding,’ and has sent the case back to the Oregon Court of Appeals to review the matter in light of its decision in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, which found that hostility […]

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