Attempt to codify ‘right’ to abortion in federal law defeated in US Senate

Attempt to codify ‘right’ to abortion in federal law defeated in US Senate

WASHINGTON — A bill that sought to codify the so-called “right” to an abortion in federal law was defeated on Wednesday in the US Senate. S. 4132, also known as the “Women’s Health Protection Act,” aimed to “protect a person’s ability to determine whether to continue or end a pregnancy and to protect a health care […]

Trump Judge halts Alabama puberty blocker ban, but upholds child ‘sex-change’ surgery prohibition

Trump Judge halts Alabama puberty blocker ban, but upholds child ‘sex-change’ surgery prohibition

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — A federal judge nominated to the bench by then-President Donald Trump has issued a preliminary injunction against the parts of a new Alabama law that prohibit the use of puberty blockers and opposite-sex hormones on “transgender” youth. He left intact the state ban on “sex-altering” surgeries for minors, as well as sections […]

University to pay $400K to professor who declined to address male student with female pronouns

University to pay $400K to professor who declined to address male student with female pronouns

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — A university in Ohio has agreed to pay $400,000 in damages and attorney’s fees to a professor who was punished for declining to refer to a male student with feminine pronouns. Shawnee State University officials agreed to the settlement in light of last year’s ruling from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, […]

Tribunal rules UK school ‘indirectly’ discriminated against pastor over tweet opposing pride events

Tribunal rules UK school ‘indirectly’ discriminated against pastor over tweet opposing pride events

CAMBRIDGE — An employment tribunal in the U.K. has ruled that a primary school “indirectly” discriminated against a pastor who served as a caretaker at the institution when leaders sent a written warning following complaints over his personal tweet opining that homosexual pride events should not be attended by Christians and children. “It is one […]

Biden Justice Dept. challenges Alabama law banning puberty blockers for gender-confused youth

Biden Justice Dept. challenges Alabama law banning puberty blockers for gender-confused youth

WASHINGTON — Calling the procedures “medically necessary,” the U.S. Justice Department has filed an intervention to an existing lawsuit challenging an Alabama law that prohibits the use of puberty blockers and opposite-sex hormones on “transgender” youth, as well as operations removing healthy body parts. “This lawsuit challenges a state statute that denies necessary medical care […]

Unanimous Supreme Court: Boston violated free speech in denying Christian flag at city hall event

Unanimous Supreme Court: Boston violated free speech in denying Christian flag at city hall event

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the City of Boston violated the Constitution in declining a request to fly the Christian flag outside of city hall during an event organized by a private, not governmental, organization. “Because the flag-raising program did not express government speech, Boston’s refusal to let petitioners fly […]

China Develops AI ‘Prosecutor’ That Can Charge Citizens With Crimes

China Develops AI ‘Prosecutor’ That Can Charge Citizens With Crimes

(South China Morning Post via Yahoo! News) — China has developed an artificial intelligence capable of charging people with more than 97% accuracy, replacing prosecutors “to a certain extent,” according to its researchers. How it works: The machine, built and tested by the Shanghai Pudong People’s Procuratorate — China’s largest district prosecution office — can […]

Teacher Mocks Christians with Dr. Seuss Parody at School Board Meeting for Opposing Pornographic, CRT Books

Teacher Mocks Christians with Dr. Seuss Parody at School Board Meeting for Opposing Pornographic, CRT Books

(Fox News) — Parents in the Austin, Texas, area expressed outrage after a technology teacher read a Dr. Seuss-style poem mocking “evangelicals” and parents who have expressed concerns about books they call pornographic. Krista Tyler, instructional technology specialist at Grisham Middle School in the Round Rock Independent School District (ISD) read the poem at the […]

FDA Lets Patients Receive Abortion Pill By Mail After 21-Year Ban

FDA Lets Patients Receive Abortion Pill By Mail After 21-Year Ban

(Forbes) ⁠— The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday it will permanently end a ban on sending an abortion-inducing medication by mail, making it easier for patients to receive the drug without visiting a clinic. When mifepristone was approved by the FDA in 2000, the agency made the medication available only to patients who could pick it up […]

RNC Announces ‘Pride Coalition,’ Partnership With Log Cabin Republicans Ahead of Midterms

RNC Announces ‘Pride Coalition,’ Partnership With Log Cabin Republicans Ahead of Midterms

(Fox News) — The Republican National Committee announced its first ever “RNC Pride Coalition” over the weekend, partnering with the Log Cabin Republicans to invest and mobilize [so-called] LGBTQ communities ahead of the 2022 midterm elections. The announcement came during the Log Cabin Republicans’ “Spirit of Lincoln Gala,” which took place Saturday night at Mar-a-Lago in Palm […]

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