Sheriff ‘Won’t Bow’ After Freedom From Religion Foundation Asks Him to Stop Promoting Prayer Following Tragedies

Sheriff ‘Won’t Bow’ After Freedom From Religion Foundation Asks Him to Stop Promoting Prayer Following Tragedies

JASPER, Ala. — An Alabama sheriff’s office says that it “won’t bow” to the bidding of the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) after it received a letter requesting that Sheriff Nick Smith cease promoting prayer on social media as it favors religion over non-religion. FFRF contacted Sheriff Nick Smith of the Walker County Sheriff’s Office […]

ACLU Tweets for International Men’s Day: Transgenders ‘Who Get Pregnant and Give Birth Are Men’

ACLU Tweets for International Men’s Day: Transgenders ‘Who Get Pregnant and Give Birth Are Men’

NEW YORK — The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) recently posted a tweet supportive of women who identify as men in recognition of International Men’s Day. “There’s no one way to be a man,” it wrote. “Men who get their periods are men. Men who get pregnant and give birth are men. Trans and non-binary men belong. […]

Democratic Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg: ‘There Are So Many Things in Scripture That Are Inconsistent’

Democratic Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg: ‘There Are So Many Things in Scripture That Are Inconsistent’

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, who identifies as Episcopalian, asserted that “there’s so many things in Scripture that are inconsistent internally, and you’ve got to decide what sense to make of it.” Buttigieg had been asked what he feels about the contention that so-called “progressive Christians” are disregarding […]

CDC Report Shows US Abortion Rates Fell by 2 Percent in 2016, But More Than 623,000 Babies Still Murdered

CDC Report Shows US Abortion Rates Fell by 2 Percent in 2016, But More Than 623,000 Babies Still Murdered

WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released its annual “abortion surveillance” report, showing that abortion rates are continuing to fall in the United States, but still more than 623,000 babies were murdered in 2016. “A total of 623,471 abortions for 2016 were reported to CDC from 48 reporting areas,” the organization wrote, outlining the latest year on […]

Lesbian Who ‘Married’ a Woman Sues After Being Expelled From Fuller Theological Seminary

Lesbian Who ‘Married’ a Woman Sues After Being Expelled From Fuller Theological Seminary

PASADENA, Calif. — A lesbian who was allegedly expelled from Fuller Theological Seminary after it was discovered that she was “married” to another woman has filed suit, accusing the educational institution of violating federal civil rights law prohibiting discrimination. Joanna Maxon, 53, of Fort Worth, Texas was reportedly working toward her Master of Arts in […]

Ohio Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Outlaw Abortion in State

Ohio Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Outlaw Abortion in State

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Two Republican lawmakers in Ohio have proposed a bill that would outlaw abortion in the state. Reps. Candice Keller, R-Middletown, and Ron Hood, R-Ashville, introduced House Bill 413 on Nov. 15, and it is currently pending before the House Criminal Justice Committee. “No person shall purposely, and with prior calculation and design, perform […]

Colorado Woman Who Tossed Newborn Over Fence Onto Neighbor’s Deck Sentenced to Life in Prison

Colorado Woman Who Tossed Newborn Over Fence Onto Neighbor’s Deck Sentenced to Life in Prison

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. — A Colorado woman who tossed her newborn daughter over the fence — who then landed on the neighbor’s back porch and was later discovered by the neighbor’s dog — has been sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of first-degree murder. “This tiny baby was smothered by her mother, […]

Judge Rules in Favor of Atheist Who Sued Kentucky DMV for Rejecting Specialty ‘I’m God’ License Plate

Judge Rules in Favor of Atheist Who Sued Kentucky DMV for Rejecting Specialty ‘I’m God’ License Plate

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A federal judge nominated to the bench by then-President George W. Bush has ruled in favor of a professing atheist who sued the Kentucky Department of Motor Vehicles for rejecting his application for a specialty license plate that reads “I’m God.” “[T]he law as applied to Mr. Hart is neither reasonable nor viewpoint […]

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