14-year-olds could ‘self-declare’ legal sex under proposed German law

14-year-olds could ‘self-declare’ legal sex under proposed German law

GERMANY (The Christian Institute) — Children as young as 14 will be allowed to change their first name and legal sex through self-declaration in Germany. The German government’s proposed Self-Determination Act would remove the current requirements of two doctors’ reports and a court order. Minors between the ages of 14 and 18 will require approval […]

UK member of Parliament calls for end to ‘deeply inappropriate’ and ‘explicit’ sex ed materials

UK member of Parliament calls for end to ‘deeply inappropriate’ and ‘explicit’ sex ed materials

(The Christian Institute) — A conservative member of U.K. parliament has called on the government to produce stronger guidance to end the “plethora of deeply inappropriate” Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) materials being used in schools. Miriam Cates, a Christian, explained that when RSE was made compulsory in secondary schools from September 2020, it “opened […]

‘Censorship zones’ around abortion facilities to be trialed in Scotland

‘Censorship zones’ around abortion facilities to be trialed in Scotland

(The Christian Institute) — Nicola Sturgeon has announced that she intends to trial censorship zones around abortion clinics in Scotland. Speaking at a summit on abortion in Edinburgh, the First Minister backed MSP Gillian Mackay’s Bill seeking to create 150m buffer zones around hospitals and abortion centers. In similar zones in other countries, people have […]

US Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, sends murder of unborn children back to the states

US Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, sends murder of unborn children back to the states

WASHINGTON — After nearly 50 years of legalized bloodshed of unborn children in the name of women’s “rights,” the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the 1973 decision of Roe v. Wade and has sent the matter of abortion back to the states. “[T]he Constitution does not confer a right to abortion. Roe and Casey must be […]

Ex-lesbian turned Christian who fled country to protect daughter free after more than year behind bars

Ex-lesbian turned Christian who fled country to protect daughter free after more than year behind bars

LOCKPORT, N.Y. — An ex-lesbian who fled the United States over a decade ago to protect her daughter from having further unsupervised visitations with her former partner is now free after spending more than a year behind bars. She had surrendered herself to authorities in January 2021, months after her daughter turned 18. “Praise the […]

Atheist activist group urges Akron, Ohio to end prayer at city council meetings

Atheist activist group urges Akron, Ohio to end prayer at city council meetings

AKRON, Ohio — A well-known professing atheist group that seeks to separate God from government is asking city council in Akron, Ohio to cease presenting prayers at public meetings. The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) sent a letter to council President Margo Sommerville on Tuesday, advising that a “concerned resident” contacted the entity to […]

Judge halts Biden admin mandate that would require Christian doctors to perform, refer ‘transition’ services

Judge halts Biden admin mandate that would require Christian doctors to perform, refer ‘transition’ services

BISMARCK, N.D. — A federal judge nominated to the bench by then-President Donald Trump has preliminarily enjoined the Biden administration from interpreting federal law in a manner that would require religious employers to provide insurance coverage for “gender transition services” and mandate doctors of faith to perform or refer patients for such services. “The current […]

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 […]

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