‘Hate Crime’ Law Restricts Speech, Puts Police Under Pressure, Says UK Telegraph

‘Hate Crime’ Law Restricts Speech, Puts Police Under Pressure, Says UK Telegraph

(The Christian Institute) — A national newspaper has said police time and resources are being wasted by making officers in England and Wales “arbiters of acceptable opinion.” The Telegraph criticized the police for “the continued harassment of people, often Christians, for making perfectly lawful statements that are decreed ‘hate crimes.’” In October, the U.K. government […]

San Antonio City Council Discriminates Against Chick-fil-A for Christian Beliefs With 6-4 Vote to Ban From Airport

San Antonio City Council Discriminates Against Chick-fil-A for Christian Beliefs With 6-4 Vote to Ban From Airport

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The city council of San Antonio, Texas has voted to exclude the popular fast food chain Chick-fil-A from opening a restaurant at the San Antonio International Airport, stating that “we do not have room in our public facilities for a business with a legacy of anti-LGBTQ behavior.” According to reports, on […]

At Least Three UK Children Taken Last Year Because of Parents’ Objections to ‘Gender Transitioning’

At Least Three UK Children Taken Last Year Because of Parents’ Objections to ‘Gender Transitioning’

(The Sun) — At least three children were taken into care last year because their mothers and fathers objected to them changing gender. The cases raise fears that parents are powerless to act if they think their child is making a wrong decision. Social workers at one council, Hillingdon in west London, say they placed […]

Maryland Senate Committee Advances Bill Allowing Physician-Assisted Suicide for Terminally Ill

Maryland Senate Committee Advances Bill Allowing Physician-Assisted Suicide for Terminally Ill

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Maryland Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee voted on Friday to advance a bill that allows terminally ill patients to request a lethal prescription to hasten their death. Senate Bill 311, also known as the End of Life Options Act, had been presented this legislative season by Sen. Will Smith, D-Silver Spring, and has […]

Nevada Senate Committee Approves Physician-Assisted Suicide Bill

Nevada Senate Committee Approves Physician-Assisted Suicide Bill

CARSON CITY, Nev. — In a vote of 3-2 along party lines, a Senate committee in Nevada has approved a bill that would legalize physician-assisted suicide in the state, sending the legislation now on to the full Senate for consideration. Senate Bill 165, filed by Sen. David Parks, D-Las Vegas, would allow terminally ill patients to […]

Freedom From Religion Foundation Wants Circuit Attorney to Remove Bible Verse From Courthouse Wall

Freedom From Religion Foundation Wants Circuit Attorney to Remove Bible Verse From Courthouse Wall

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) has sent a letter to the circuit attorney of St. Louis, Missouri to request that a plaque displayed outside of her office at the Carnahan Courthouse be removed as it contains a quote from Deuteronomy 16:20. According to reports, a local resident alerted FFRF […]

Physician-Assisted Suicide Bill Again Introduced in Connecticut

Physician-Assisted Suicide Bill Again Introduced in Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. — For the fourth time, lawmakers in Connecticut have introduced a bill that would allow terminally ill patients to request a lethal prescription to hasten their death. House Bill 5898, presented by Rep. Jonathan Steinberg, D-Westport, is currently before the Assembly Public Health Committee. The bill would allow those who have a terminal […]

Houston ‘Drag Queen Story Time’ Program Halted Amid Outrage That Sex Offender Read to Children at Library

Houston ‘Drag Queen Story Time’ Program Halted Amid Outrage That Sex Offender Read to Children at Library

HOUSTON, Texas — Organizers of the Houston, Texas “Drag Queen Story Time” have decided to discontinue the offering for the “foreseeable future” in the midst of outrage over the revelation that a man who had read to children is a registered sex offender. The organizers state that the library’s failure to run a background check […]

Illinois House Advances Bill Requiring Public Schools to Teach About Historical Contributions of Homosexuals

Illinois House Advances Bill Requiring Public Schools to Teach About Historical Contributions of Homosexuals

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois House of Representatives has advanced a bill that would require public schools K-12 to include in history curriculum the contributions of those who identify as homosexual or transgender. The legislation has been opposed by Christian groups in the state. House Bill 246, presented by Rep. Anna Moeller, D-Elgin, was approved […]

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