Atheist Group Demands That City in Kansas Shut Down Police Chaplaincy Program

Atheist Group Demands That City in Kansas Shut Down Police Chaplaincy Program

A nationally-known atheist activist group is demanding that a central Kansas city shut down its police chaplaincy program after it received a complaint from an area resident. The Freedom From Religion Foundation, based in Madison, Wisconsin, recently sent a letter to city officials in McPherson, Kansas, claiming that the existing chaplaincy program violates the U.S. […]

Pennsylvania School District Battling Atheist Group Over Ten Commandments Monument

Pennsylvania School District Battling Atheist Group Over Ten Commandments Monument

A school district in Pennsylvania is continuing its battle against a well-known atheist group over a Ten Commandments monument that has been on display at a local middle school for over 50 years. Officials with the Connellsville Area School District in Southwest Pennsylvania filed paperwork in court this week to defend the monument, despite accusations […]

Minnesota Christians Barred From Evangelizing in Public Park Regain Right to Share Gospel

Minnesota Christians Barred From Evangelizing in Public Park Regain Right to Share Gospel

Four Christians in Minnesota that were recently barred from evangelizing during an annual event in Duluth known as the Tour of Lights have regained their right to share the Gospel in the public park. As previously reported, last month, Steve Jankowski and three other friends were forced to move to a “free speech zone” outside […]

Christian-Owned Manufacturing Company Challenges Obamacare’s Abortion Pill Mandate

Christian-Owned Manufacturing Company Challenges Obamacare’s Abortion Pill Mandate

A Christian-owned business in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has filed suit against the Obama administration in an effort to challenge a provision in the new healthcare law that requires employers to cover the contraceptive costs of their staff. Conestoga Wood Specialties Corporation in East Earl is being represented in the case of Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. […]

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Cases That Will Determine Destiny of Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Across America

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Cases That Will Determine Destiny of Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Across America

The United States Supreme Court announced this afternoon that it has agreed to hear two cases that will determine the destiny of same-sex marriage across America. After a week of waiting on a decision from the court, the nine justices on the bench accepted California’s Proposition 8 case, as well as a challenge to the […]

Oklahoma Supreme Court Strikes Down State Law Requiring Ultrasound Prior to Abortion

Oklahoma Supreme Court Strikes Down State Law Requiring Ultrasound Prior to Abortion

The Oklahoma Supreme Court has struck down a state law that required women to obtain an ultrasound prior to proceeding with an abortion. In the short 3-page decision issued this week, the court ruled that the law, which mandated that abortionists perform an ultrasound while describing the view of the unborn baby in detail an […]

Federal Court Rejects Atheist Group’s Challenge Against Indiana Marriage Law

Federal Court Rejects Atheist Group’s Challenge Against Indiana Marriage Law

A federal court has rejected a lawsuit that was filed this year against the state of Indiana, which claimed that it is unconstitutional for current marriage laws to prohibit atheists from performing wedding ceremonies. As previously reported, the Center for Inquiry (CFI), headquartered in New York, challenged the state’s marriage law on behalf of John […]

U.S. Senate Unanimously Approves Abortion Amendment in Military Defense Spending Bill

U.S. Senate Unanimously Approves Abortion Amendment in Military Defense Spending Bill

The United States Senate has unanimously approved an amendment to its annual military defense spending bill that provides insurance coverage for abortions to women in the Armed Forces that have been raped. The amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which was proposed by Democratic Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire, passed last night […]

Uzbekistan Pastor Released From Prison, Granted Asylum in Europe

Uzbekistan Pastor Released From Prison, Granted Asylum in Europe

A pastor from the central Asian country of Uzbekistan has been released from prison and granted asylum in Europe after being held for three months on charges that he practiced religion outside of state regulations. Pastor Makset Djabbarbergenov, 32, was first detained by police in Kazakhstan in September of this year after he fled to the […]