Petitions Call Canadian Ice Cream Chain ‘Sweet Jesus’ Blasphemous, Request Name Change

Petitions Call Canadian Ice Cream Chain ‘Sweet Jesus’ Blasphemous, Request Name Change

At least two online petitions are expressing concern over a Canadian ice cream chain, which some Christians consider to be blasphemous in the way it uses the Lord’s name and distorts the cross of Christ. The chain “Sweet Jesus” was founded in 2015 by Andrew Richmond and Amin Todai, and is stated to have been named after an employee’s […]

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging Trump Admin’s Expanded Religious Exemptions to Contraceptive Mandate

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging Trump Admin’s Expanded Religious Exemptions to Contraceptive Mandate

BOSTON — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the Trump administration that challenged its recent expansion of protections for religious employers who are opposed to the contraceptive mandate in Obamacare, also known as the “abortion pill mandate.” U.S. District Judge Nathaniel Gorton, appointed to the bench by then-President George H.W. Bush, found that the […]

Appeals Court Rules Funeral Home ‘Illegally’ Fired Male Director Who Wanted to Dress as Woman

Appeals Court Rules Funeral Home ‘Illegally’ Fired Male Director Who Wanted to Dress as Woman

DETROIT, Mich. — The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a Christian funeral home owner engaged in illegal discrimination for firing a male director who announced that he wanted to begin dressing as female. “Discrimination against employees, either because of their failure to conform to sex stereotypes or their transgender and transitioning status, is […]

Bridal Shop Threatened for Declining to Assist With Lesbian ‘Wedding’ Closing Its Doors

Bridal Shop Threatened for Declining to Assist With Lesbian ‘Wedding’ Closing Its Doors

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. — The Christian owners of a bridal shop in Pennsylvania who have been receiving threats since declining to assist a lesbian with her wedding last July have decided to close their business due to fears of an impending ordinance that would require them to violate their faith, as well as the inability to market […]

Religious Liberty Bill Advanced by Iowa Senate Panel, Opponents Claim Law Would Hurt Economy

Religious Liberty Bill Advanced by Iowa Senate Panel, Opponents Claim Law Would Hurt Economy

DES MOINES, Iowa — An Iowa Senate panel has advanced a bill that seeks to protect the religious liberty of its residents, while opponents claim that if the proposal becomes law, it could hurt the state economy. According to the Des Moines Register, Senate Study Bill 3171, also known as the Religious Freedom Restoration Act […]

10 Attorneys General, 16 Scholars File Legal Briefs in Support of Screen Printer Who Declined Order for ‘Gay Pride’ T-Shirts

10 Attorneys General, 16 Scholars File Legal Briefs in Support of Screen Printer Who Declined Order for ‘Gay Pride’ T-Shirts

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A number of friend-of-the-court briefs have been filed with the Kentucky Supreme Court as it is set to decide an appeal surrounding an expressly Christian screen printing business accused of discrimination for declining to print shirts for a “gay pride” parade. Among the amicus briefs include those filed by 10 states, the governor […]

Pro-Lifers Applaud Gerber’s Selection of Down Syndrome Child as ‘Spokesbaby of the Year’

Pro-Lifers Applaud Gerber’s Selection of Down Syndrome Child as ‘Spokesbaby of the Year’

Pro-life Americans are applauding Gerber’s selection of a Down syndrome child for its 2018 “Spokesbaby of the Year” in a time when many unborn babies are aborted after being diagnosed with the condition. Lucas Warren, 18 months, was selected out of 140,000 photographs that were submitted to the popular baby food company’s annual cute baby contest. […]

California Pregnancy Center Challenges San Francisco False Advertising Law in Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court

California Pregnancy Center Challenges San Francisco False Advertising Law in Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — A pro-life pregnancy center in California has submitted a writ of certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court in asking that it take up a case involving a San Francisco rule aimed at pregnancy centers that bans so-called “false advertising” about their services. The Pregnancy Information Disclosure and Protection Ordinance was introduced in the […]

Walgreens Adopts Policy Allowing Males Who Identify as Females to Use Women’s Restrooms

Walgreens Adopts Policy Allowing Males Who Identify as Females to Use Women’s Restrooms

The nationwide drugstore chain Walgreens has adopted a policy allowing males who identify as females to use the women’s restroom, and vice versa. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California shed light on the policy on Monday, which had been rolled out in November after a man who identifies as a woman lodged a […]

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