Religious Leaders Protest Obama Drone Policy

Religious Leaders Protest Obama Drone Policy

Washington (CNN) – A group of rabbis, pastors and priests has a message for President Barack Obama: stop the drone war. In a video produced by the Brave New Foundation, a group that uses video and social media to protest against drones, Jewish and Christian leaders describe the practice as “assassination by remote control,” which violates […]

Kentucky Lawmakers Override Democratic Governor’s Veto of Religious Freedom Bill

Kentucky Lawmakers Override Democratic Governor’s Veto of Religious Freedom Bill

Frankfort, Kentucky — Lawmakers in the state of Kentucky have voted to override Democratic Governor Steve Beshear’s veto of a religious freedom bill that passed in the legislature last week. As previously reported, Beshear rejected The Religious Freedom Act last Friday, releasing a statement to explain his decision. “I value and cherish our rights to […]

Former Presidential Candidate Blasts Franklin Graham, Richard Land for Endorsing Gun Control Measure

Former Presidential Candidate Blasts Franklin Graham, Richard Land for Endorsing Gun Control Measure

A former presidential candidate is blasting Franklin Graham and Richard Land for expressing their endorsement of universal background checks as a form of gun control, stating that they are “on the wrong side of the Bible and history.” In a recent Time Magazine article, Graham, the president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, explained that […]

Pennsylvania Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Identify Those ‘Who Use Courts As Weapon’ to Attack Religion

Pennsylvania Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Identify Those ‘Who Use Courts As Weapon’ to Attack Religion

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania — A Pennsylvania lawmaker has unveiled legislation that would require the naming of plaintiffs who file lawsuits to remove religious symbols from public places. Rep. Tim Krieger (R-Delmont) said he introduced House Bill 922 in response to two lawsuits filed on behalf of anonymous plaintiffs by the Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation. The […]

Kagan Decries ‘Moral Disapproval of Homosexuality’ as Justices Mull ‘Federalism’ in DOMA Case

Kagan Decries ‘Moral Disapproval of Homosexuality’ as Justices Mull ‘Federalism’ in DOMA Case

Washington, D.C. — The nine justices of the Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case of United States v. Windsor today, insinuating that the court might leave the argument over homosexual “marriage” up to the states. The debate follows Tuesday’s hearing over the validity of California’s Proposition 8, which barred same-sex “marriage” in the […]

Family Groups Warn of ‘Explosive’ Consequences if High Court Affirms Homosexual ‘Marriage’

Family Groups Warn of ‘Explosive’ Consequences if High Court Affirms Homosexual ‘Marriage’

As the Supreme Court heard oral argument yesterday in the case of Hollingsworth v. Perry, otherwise known as the California’s Proposition 8 challenge, and will hear argument today in United States v. Windsor, otherwise known as the effort to overturn the federal Defense of Marriage Act, pro-family groups across the nation are expressing concern over the […]

No Mention of God During Oral Argument Before U.S. Supreme Court in Prop 8 Case

No Mention of God During Oral Argument Before U.S. Supreme Court in Prop 8 Case

WASHINGTON — The United States Supreme Court heard oral argument yesterday in the case of Proposition 8, the ballot initiative that banned homosexual ‘marriage’ in the state. There was, however, no mention of God, the author of marriage, during the scope of the oral argument before the high court. Instead, the argument in support of […]

Virginia Governor Introduces Amendment to Bar Abortion Coverage From State Health Insurance Plans

Virginia Governor Introduces Amendment to Bar Abortion Coverage From State Health Insurance Plans

Richmond, Virginia — The governor of Virginia has introduced an amendment that seeks to bar abortion coverage from being included in health insurance plans in the Commonwealth. “No qualified health insurance plan that is sold or offered for sale through an exchange established or operating in the Commonwealth shall provide coverage for abortions, regardless of […]

Atheist Activist Group Demands That City Remove Cross From Vietnam War Monument

Atheist Activist Group Demands That City Remove Cross From Vietnam War Monument

Coos Bay, Oregon — A nationally-known atheist activist organization is demanding that a city in Oregon immediately remove a cross from a publicly-displayed  monument that honors those who died in the Vietnam War. The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) recently sent a letter to officials in Coos Bay, Oregon, stating that the monument displayed in […]

University of Tennessee Cuts State Taxpayer Money From ‘Sex Week’ Funding

University of Tennessee Cuts State Taxpayer Money From ‘Sex Week’ Funding

Knoxville, Tennessee — The University of Tennessee has announced that it is cutting state taxpayer money from its allotment to the school’s upcoming student-organized “Sex Week.” As previously reported, “Sex Week,” which begins on April 7th, was organized by the university’s Sexual Empowerment and Awareness at Tennessee student group. It features a number of daily seminars, […]