Paul Ryan: Reinstating Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Would Be a ‘Step in the Wrong Direction’

Paul Ryan: Reinstating Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Would Be a ‘Step in the Wrong Direction’

In an interview last weekend with a local television station in West Palm Beach, Florida, Republican Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan outlined his belief that reinstating “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” would be a “step in the wrong direction.” “Now that it’s done, we should not reverse it. I think that would be a step in […]

Christians Voice Concern Over Delaware Child Abuse Law Said to Criminalize Spanking

Christians Voice Concern Over Delaware Child Abuse Law Said to Criminalize Spanking

Following the approval of a child abuse bill that was officially signed into law this month by Delaware Governor Jack Markell, many Christians are expressing concern regarding their rights as parents to spank their children. “This bill establishes the offense of child abuse,” a synopsis of the legislation outlines. “These new statutes combine current statutes […]

France Considering Legislation to Ban Use of Terms ‘Mother’ and ‘Father’

France Considering Legislation to Ban Use of Terms ‘Mother’ and ‘Father’

The nation of France is considering enacting legislation that would ban the use of the terms “mother” and “father” in government documents in order to accommodate homosexuals in the country. Instead of using gender-specific words, the French government would simply use the term “parents” in order to be neutral. The drafted legislation also defines marriage […]

Obama to UN General Assembly: ‘Intolerance Has No Place Among Our United Nations’

Obama to UN General Assembly: ‘Intolerance Has No Place Among Our United Nations’

As today marks the opening day of the UN General Assembly debate session, Barack Obama spoke to the nations about the violent Islamic protests that have erupted globally over an American-made YouTube video, his concerns with possible nuclear arms in Iran and his desire for tolerance from people of all faiths. “There are no words that […]

Todd Akin Reportedly Rebounding in Missouri Senate Race

Todd Akin Reportedly Rebounding in Missouri Senate Race

Republican senatorial candidate Todd Akin is reportedly rebounding in his election efforts following the controversy that arose last month when he expounded on his beliefs surrounding rape to a local television station. Akin, who held a fundraiser with former presidential candidate Newt Gingrich today, continues to hit the campaign trail, and is finding significant support. […]

Australian House of Representatives Rejects Homosexual ‘Marriage’ Bill

Australian House of Representatives Rejects Homosexual ‘Marriage’ Bill

The Australian House of Representatives has rejected a measure that sought to recognize homosexual “marriage” on the Aussie continent. By an overwhelming majority vote of 98 to 42, Australian legislators defeated the bill, which was introduced by Labor Party representative Stephen Jones. “I would like to thank the opposition for keeping its election promise and […]

Subway Ads Criticizing Islamic Jihad as ‘Savage’ Now Displayed in New York City

Subway Ads Criticizing Islamic Jihad as ‘Savage’ Now Displayed in New York City

Advertisements criticizing Islamic jihad will be displayed in subway stations throughout New York City starting this week. While the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority had originally refused to run the advertisements, stating that they were “demeaning” to Muslims, after losing a battle in federal court, the signs must now go up. Judge Paul Engelmayer of […]

New York City Schools Distributing Free Contraceptives to Kids Without Parental Consent

New York City Schools Distributing Free Contraceptives to Kids Without Parental Consent

The New York City Department of Education has announced that it has expanded a pilot program across thirteen area high schools, which will provide free contraceptives to students without parental consent. The program is called CATCH (Connecting Adolescents To Comprehensive Health) and was launched in an effort to prevent teenage pregnancy. While there are no […]

Illinois Appeals Court Upholds Pharmacists’ Right to Refuse Sale of Abortion-Inducing Drugs

Illinois Appeals Court Upholds Pharmacists’ Right to Refuse Sale of Abortion-Inducing Drugs

An appeals court in the state of Illinois has upheld a lower court ruling, which declared that pharmacists in the state have the right to refuse to sell abortion-inducing drugs to their clients. The opinion, released by a three-judge panel of Justices Knecht, Steigmann and Pope, is part of a seven-year battle fought by pharmacists […]

Federal Judge Halts New Orleans’ Ban on After-Sunset Evangelism

Federal Judge Halts New Orleans’ Ban on After-Sunset Evangelism

A national legal organization has announced that it has obtained a temporary restraining order against New Orleans’ Aggressive Solicitation ordinance, which bans evangelistic activity and all free speech after sunset on Bourbon Street. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Louisiana states that it obtained the restraining order during a brief telephone hearing this afternoon. […]