Evangelical Colleges Sue Over Birth Control Mandate

Two more Christian universities have filed suit against the Obama administration over a policy that forces religious institutions to provide for free birth control. In their complaint, Indiana-based Grace College and Seminary and California-based Biola University argue that covering certain forms of birth control for employees without a co-pay amounts to participating in abortion. “The […]

Reagan and Bush-Appointed Judges Uphold Taxpayer-Funded Embryonic Stem Cell Research

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday refused to order the Obama administration to stop funding embryonic stem cell research, despite complaints the work relies on destroyed human embryos. The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia upheld a lower court decision throwing out a lawsuit that challenged federal funding […]

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 […]