Uruguay Senate Approves Bill Permitting Abortion Throughout First Trimester for All Women

Uruguay Senate Approves Bill Permitting Abortion Throughout First Trimester for All Women

The South American country of Uruguay has approved a bill permitting abortion throughout the first trimester, reports state. As previously reported, last month, the House of Representatives passed a measure permitting abortions up to 12 weeks by a single vote of 50-49. Women must be first  screened by a medical doctor, mental health professional and […]

Widow Ordered Not to Discuss God or Pray at Government-Funded Housing Complex

Widow Ordered Not to Discuss God or Pray at Government-Funded Housing Complex

A widow in Minnesota was recently informed that she could not engage in religious discussion in the commons area of the apartment complex at which she resides. Ruth Sweats, an elderly woman that lives at Osborne Apartments in Spring Lake Park near Minneapolis, says that she was engaged in a private discussion with another resident […]

Emergent ‘Pastor’ Compares Black Segregation to ‘Gay’ Discrimination in Speech at Council Meeting

Emergent ‘Pastor’ Compares Black Segregation to ‘Gay’ Discrimination in Speech at Council Meeting

An emergent leader from the Bible Belt recently shocked attendees of a city council meeting in Missouri as he rose to express his view regarding an ordinance before the council. Phil Snider of Brentwood Christian Church addressed the Springfield City Council regarding a proposed ordinance that sought to add sexual orientation and gender identity to […]

Hundreds Protest Opening of Ireland’s First Abortion Facility

Hundreds Protest Opening of Ireland’s First Abortion Facility

The first abortion facility in Ireland recently opened to the public, drawing opposition from hundreds of Christians and other religious groups. The Marie Stopes Center, which has locations around the world, including in Third World countries, is now offering medical abortions to Irish women. The abortion pill will be provided to women whose children are […]

Ten Commandments Judge Roy Moore Still Leading Polls as Alabama Supreme Court Race Tightens

Ten Commandments Judge Roy Moore Still Leading Polls as Alabama Supreme Court Race Tightens

Roy Moore, also known as the Ten Commandments judge, has been pressing toward Election Day, still leading in the polls in the race for Alabama Supreme Court Justice despite an ever-tightening run-off with his Democratic contender. Moore has been making a number of campaign stops in recent weeks, declaring a bold message regarding the state […]

Bush-Appointed Federal Judge Halts Arizona’s Defunding of Planned Parenthood

Bush-Appointed Federal Judge Halts Arizona’s Defunding of Planned Parenthood

A federal judge appointed by then President George W. Bush blocked an Arizona law Friday that prohibited taxpayer funds from being used for family planning groups such as Planned Parenthood. U.S. District Judge Neil Wake, appointed in 2004 under the recommendation of Senators John McCain and Jon Kyl, issued a temporary injunction against the state […]

University Diversity Official Put on Leave for Signing Petition to Reconsider Homosexual ‘Marriage’

University Diversity Official Put on Leave for Signing Petition to Reconsider Homosexual ‘Marriage’

Controversy is swirling over an official at a popular university in Washington, D.C., who was put on leave last week after it was discovered that she had signed a petition to help put the state’s current homosexual “marriage” law on the ballot to potentially be overturned. Angela McCaskill works as the Chief Diversity Officer at […]

Oregon Supreme Court Orders Release of Boy Scout ‘Perversion Files’

Oregon Supreme Court Orders Release of Boy Scout ‘Perversion Files’

Under orders from the Oregon Supreme Court, thousands of documents were released today outlining evidence of longstanding and widespread sexual abuse in the Boy Scouts of America. The documents, which the Boy Scouts had fought to keep secret, contained information collected since shortly after its inception in 1910, including letters from victims and their parents, […]

Law Defining Marriage Between a Man and Woman Ruled Unconstitutional by Federal Appeals Court

Law Defining Marriage Between a Man and Woman Ruled Unconstitutional by Federal Appeals Court

A federal appeals court ruled today that the Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as being between a man and a woman, is unconstitutional. The Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of 83-year old Edith Windsor, who challenged the law, claiming that it is discriminatory toward homosexuals. “This law violated the fundamental […]