U.S. Army Rejects Charge Against Chaplain Investigated Over Lesbian Who Wanted to Attend Marriage Retreat

U.S. Army Rejects Charge Against Chaplain Investigated Over Lesbian Who Wanted to Attend Marriage Retreat

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — An official with the U.S. Army has rejected the findings of an investigation into a chaplain who declined to lead a marriage retreat after learning that a lesbian had signed up to attend the event with her partner, and will not charge the chaplain with “dereliction of duty” as an investigator had […]

Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church Worker Who Volunteered With Youth Guilty of ‘Lewd Acts’ With Teen Boys

Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church Worker Who Volunteered With Youth Guilty of ‘Lewd Acts’ With Teen Boys

LAKE FOREST, Calif. — A now former volunteer youth mentor at Rick Warren’s Saddleback Church who reportedly also worked in the “technology, communication and marketing ministries” department has been convicted of committing lewd acts with two teenage boys. Ruven Meulenberg, 33, was convicted by a jury on Wednesday of engaging in inappropriate conduct with twin […]

‘Let’s Kill These Cops’: Convicted Rapper’s Video Not Protected Speech, Says Pennsylvania Supreme Court

‘Let’s Kill These Cops’: Convicted Rapper’s Video Not Protected Speech, Says Pennsylvania Supreme Court

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a rapper who had been found guilty of terrorist threats and intimidation after releasing a music video with lyrics that named particular Pittsburgh police officers and called for their death. Jamal Knox, 24, had been facing drug charges after being found with 15 […]

California Senate Advances Bill Prohibiting Therapists From Helping Those Seeking to Fight Homosexual Temptation

California Senate Advances Bill Prohibiting Therapists From Helping Those Seeking to Fight Homosexual Temptation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Senate has advanced a bill that prohibits professional therapists and counselors from advertising or selling services that would offer help to those seeking to fight homosexual temptation, attaching the prohibition to existing consumer fraud law. The controversial A.B. 2943 passed the Senate 25-11 on Thursday, a bill that prohibits “[a]dvertising, […]

City Removes Ten Commandments Plaque From Public Park Following Complaint

City Removes Ten Commandments Plaque From Public Park Following Complaint

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Officials in a city in Ohio have removed a Ten Commandments plaque from a public park following receipt of a complaint from one of the nation’s most conspicuous Church-State separation groups. According to reports, the Ten Commandments display in Steubenville’s Murphy Park had been placed after the Baptist church across the street […]

Muslim Immigrant Sentenced Over ‘Honor Killing’ of Christian Who Married His Converted Daughter

Muslim Immigrant Sentenced Over ‘Honor Killing’ of Christian Who Married His Converted Daughter

HOUSTON, Texas — A Muslim man who had immigrated to America from Jordan has been sentenced to death by a jury after engaging in two “honor killings” in allegedly being enraged that his daughter had shamed the family by converting to Christianity and marrying a Christian. Ali Mahwood-Awad Irsan, 60, had reportedly plotted to kill […]

Man Who Identifies as Woman Wins Democratic Gubernatorial Primary in Vermont

Man Who Identifies as Woman Wins Democratic Gubernatorial Primary in Vermont

BURLINGTON, Vt. — A man who identifies as a woman has won the Democratic gubernatorial primary in Vermont, becoming the first “transgender” person in the United States to be nominated for governor. David Hallquist, who goes by the name Christine, identifies as a progressive and is the former CEO of the Vermont Electric Cooperative. Born […]

Satanic Temple Trucks in Baphomet Statue for Event Calling for Equality After Ten Commandments Installed at Arkansas Capitol

Satanic Temple Trucks in Baphomet Statue for Event Calling for Equality After Ten Commandments Installed at Arkansas Capitol

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The group known as The Satanic Temple temporarily unveiled its goat-headed Baphomet statue during a rally outside of the Arkansas capitol building on Thursday in calling for equal representation in light of the installment of a Ten Commandments monument on the grounds. Supporters cheered as the covering was removed from the […]

Baker Back in Court After Colorado Claims He Discriminated by Declining to Make Cake Celebrating ‘Gender Transition’

Baker Back in Court After Colorado Claims He Discriminated by Declining to Make Cake Celebrating ‘Gender Transition’

LAKEWOOD, Co. — The baker in Colorado whose case involving his refusal to make a cake for a same-sex “wedding” celebration is back in court after the Colorado Civil Rights Division has approved another man’s discrimination complaint against him, this time for declining to create a pink and blue cake to celebrate a “gender transition.” […]

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