Huckabee Rallies Pastors to Support Akin, Rebukes GOP

Huckabee Rallies Pastors to Support Akin, Rebukes GOP

Tampa, Florida (CNN) – Mike Huckabee participated in a conference call Friday night with hundreds of Baptist pastors and Christian talk radio hosts in Missouri that was organized to coordinate a robust defense of Rep. Todd Akin as he faces pressure from Washington Republicans to drop his Senate bid against Democrat Claire McCaskill. Akin told […]

Missouri Conservatives Rally to Akin, Blast Republican ‘Establishment’

Missouri Conservatives Rally to Akin, Blast Republican ‘Establishment’

ST CHARLES, Missouri (Reuters) – Missouri conservatives say they are rallying around U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin despite his controversial comments about rape because they are outraged that “establishment” Republican Party leaders tried to railroad him out of the race. A backlash has set in here in Akin’s suburban St. Louis congressional district, where supporters […]

Pro-Lifers to Romney: Withdraw for Investing in Baby-Burning Business, Support for Aborting Rape Babies

Pro-Lifers to Romney: Withdraw for Investing in Baby-Burning Business, Support for Aborting Rape Babies

A pro-life group is calling upon Republican nominee Mitt Romney to withdraw from the presidential race over his investment in a medical waste company that reportedly burns aborted babies, and for his recent remarks in support of aborting rape babies. Campaign to Stop Stericycle (CSS), a project of the Philadelphia-based evangelistic organization Repent America, issued […]

Kentucky Supreme Court Allows State to Acknowledge ‘Reliance Upon Almighty God’

Kentucky Supreme Court Allows State to Acknowledge ‘Reliance Upon Almighty God’

The Kentucky Supreme Court has let stand a ruling from the state Court of Appeals upholding the state’s right to acknowledge God in Kentucky’s homeland security law. The organization American Atheists filed a lawsuit in 2008, claiming that the ordinance, written in part by Representative Tom Riner, a Baptist pastor in Louisville, violated the Constitution’s […]

Illinois Governor Signs Strip Club ‘Skin Tax’ Law to Collect Money for Rape Victims

Illinois Governor Signs Strip Club ‘Skin Tax’ Law to Collect Money for Rape Victims

CHICAGO — Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has signed a new tax into law that would collect money from strip clubs in the state in order to help raise funds for rape crisis centers. In signing the new “skin tax” bill, Quinn officially created the Sexual Assault Services and Prevention Fund. Beginning January 1, 2013, every […]

Romney-Ryan Campaign Vows Not to Oppose Abortion in Cases of Rape, Incest and Life of the Mother

Romney-Ryan Campaign Vows Not to Oppose Abortion in Cases of Rape, Incest and Life of the Mother

On the heels of comments made by United States Representative Todd Akin outlining his beliefs that in cases of rape, the perpetrator should be punished instead of the preborn baby, the Romney-Ryan campaign has swiftly released a statement denouncing Akin’s stance. “Governor Romney and Congressman Ryan disagree with Mr. Akin’s statement,” Romney campaign spokesperson Amanda Henneberg […]