Ill. Governor Signs Bill Into Law Requiring Students to Be Taught About Historical Contributions of Homosexuals

Ill. Governor Signs Bill Into Law Requiring Students to Be Taught About Historical Contributions of Homosexuals

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Democratic governor of Illinois has signed a bill into law that requires curriculum for public school students to include information on the contributions of those throughout history who identified as homosexual or transgender. J.B. Pritzker signed House Bill 246, sponsored by Rep. Anna Moeller, D-Elgin, on Friday. It will go into effect […]

NJ Mayor Stands Against Homosexual, Transgender Curriculum in Schools as ‘an Affront to Almighty God’

NJ Mayor Stands Against Homosexual, Transgender Curriculum in Schools as ‘an Affront to Almighty God’

BARNEGAT TOWNSHIP, N.J. — A mayor in New Jersey took a stand on Tuesday against a new state law that requires public school curriculum in the state to include information on the contributions of homosexuals and transgenders in American history. According to the Asbury Press, during the regular meeting for Barnegat Township, Mayor Alfonso Cirulli […]

Accused Sex Trafficker Jeffrey Epstein Kills Himself Overnight at a Federal Lockup, Officials Say

Accused Sex Trafficker Jeffrey Epstein Kills Himself Overnight at a Federal Lockup, Officials Say

NEW YORK (ABC News) — Jeffrey Epstein, the disgraced millionaire who was facing federal sex trafficking charges, died by suicide early Saturday in his Lower Manhattan prison cell, three law enforcement officials told ABC News. Epstein hanged himself, law enforcement sources said. He was transported in cardiac arrest at 6:39 a.m. from Metropolitan Correctional Center […]

Former NC Deputy Says He Was Fired After Refusing to Be Alone With Woman for Religious Reasons

Former NC Deputy Says He Was Fired After Refusing to Be Alone With Woman for Religious Reasons

SANFORD, N.C. (WTVD) — A Sanford man is suing his former employer, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, the Town of Siler City, and the Town of Apex for religious discrimination. Manuel Torres said he is deeply religious and his beliefs prohibit him from being alone with a woman who is not his wife. Evangelicals sometimes […]

Nearly 800 Accuse Boy Scouts of Failing to Protect Them From Sex Abuse as New Lawsuit is Filed

Nearly 800 Accuse Boy Scouts of Failing to Protect Them From Sex Abuse as New Lawsuit is Filed

 PHILADELPHIA (USA Today) — A lawsuit filed on Monday against the Boy Scouts of America says hundreds of former Scouts have come forward in recent months with accounts of sexual abuse, allegations from across eight decades that reach nearly every state. Lawyers began collecting the accounts this spring as they prepared a suit, which […]

Appeals Court Unanimously Rules Christian Cross on Pa. County’s Official Seal Does Not Violate Constitution

Appeals Court Unanimously Rules Christian Cross on Pa. County’s Official Seal Does Not Violate Constitution

PHILADELPHIA — The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has unanimously ruled that a Christian cross included on a Pennsylvania county’s official seal does not violate the Establishment Clause of the U.S. Constitution, pointing to a recent ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court that allowed a cross veterans monument to remain on public property. “The Establishment […]

US Dept. of Education to Investigate Complaint of High School Runners Losing to Boys Who Identify as Girls

US Dept. of Education to Investigate Complaint of High School Runners Losing to Boys Who Identify as Girls

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights has agreed to investigate the complaint of three female high school track competitors who state that they are being unfairly discriminated against in that two boys who identify as girls have been allowed to compete against them. One student who has publicly come forward […]

Teen Strangles Sister to Death in Fight Over Wifi as He Wanted to Play Video Games Uninterrupted, Gets Life in Prison

Teen Strangles Sister to Death in Fight Over Wifi as He Wanted to Play Video Games Uninterrupted, Gets Life in Prison

 (PEOPLE) — A Georgia teen was sentenced to life in prison for murder after strangling his sister in a fight when he changed the wifi password to knock others at home off the internet. Kevon Watkins, then 16, wanted to block anyone else from logging on at his family’s Macon home so that it […]

NewSpring Church Volunteer Childcare Worker Faces Additional Charges of Child Sexual Abuse

NewSpring Church Volunteer Childcare Worker Faces Additional Charges of Child Sexual Abuse

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A former volunteer childcare worker at NewSpring Church in South Carolina, a megachurch that has multiple campuses, including in Anderson, Charleston, Columbia and Greenville, faces additional child sex abuse charges after initially being arrested and charged last November. According to reports, Jacop Hazlett was taken into custody last fall after being accused of […]