Police Shut Down Outreach Outside of Open Planned Parenthood in Show of Force After Gov’s Coronavirus Order

Police Shut Down Outreach Outside of Open Planned Parenthood in Show of Force After Gov’s Coronavirus Order

MILWAUKEE — At least four police cruisers with the Milwaukee Police Department showed up on Wednesday to tell six people gathered outside of the local Planned Parenthood to reach abortive mothers — which was reportedly still open in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic — to disperse under threat of arrest due to a “Safer at […]

Licking Toilets, Store Goods: Young Adults Record Selves Engaging in Reckless Behavior to Mock Coronavirus Crisis

Licking Toilets, Store Goods: Young Adults Record Selves Engaging in Reckless Behavior to Mock Coronavirus Crisis

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Several stories of those engaging in reckless behavior amid the coronavirus crisis have been reported this week, including a California man who posted footage of himself participating in a “coronavirus challenge” by licking a toilet at a public facility, and a Missouri man who recorded himself licking deodorant containers on the shelf at […]

New Zealand Passes Law Decriminalizing Abortion

New Zealand Passes Law Decriminalizing Abortion

(BBC) — New Zealand’s parliament has passed a bill decriminalizing abortion and allowing women to choose a termination up to 20 weeks into a pregnancy. Voting to remove the procedure from the country’s Crimes Act changes a law that has been in force since 1977. Previously, two doctors were required to approve an abortion – […]

Planned Parenthood and Others Sue Texas for Ordering Temporary Halt to Abortion During Coronavirus Pandemic

Planned Parenthood and Others Sue Texas for Ordering Temporary Halt to Abortion During Coronavirus Pandemic

AUSTIN, Texas — Planned Parenthood and a number of other abortion providers have filed suit against the State of Texas to challenge the interpretation of an order postponing “all surgeries and procedures that are not immediately medically necessary.” The abortion groups complain that they have been “forced to turn away patients” and that the coronavirus […]

US Dept. of Justice Agrees It Is Not Fair for Males Who Identify as Female to Compete in Girls’ Sports

US Dept. of Justice Agrees It Is Not Fair for Males Who Identify as Female to Compete in Girls’ Sports

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) has filed a Statement of Interest in a case involving three female high school track athletes who sued the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) and other entities over a policy allowing students to compete in sports in accordance with their stated “gender identity.” “Title IX and its […]

Arkansas Pastor and Wife Contract Coronavirus Along With Over Two Dozen Members: ‘Take It Very Seriously’

Arkansas Pastor and Wife Contract Coronavirus Along With Over Two Dozen Members: ‘Take It Very Seriously’

GREERS FERRY, Ark. — An Arkansas pastor and his wife have been both fighting the novel coronavirus, as well as more than two dozen church members. The pastor says he wants people to take the virus seriously but also stressed disseminating the hope of Christ during this time. Mark Palenske of First Assembly of God […]

Student Complains About Professor’s ‘Abhorrent Beliefs’ in Stating Biological Fact About Female Health

Student Complains About Professor’s ‘Abhorrent Beliefs’ in Stating Biological Fact About Female Health

(The Christian Institute) — A university academic has been accused of “abhorrent bigotry” after she posted on social media that only women can have periods. Dr. Eva Poen was commenting on a post on Twitter which called for a fitness app to change its wording from “female health” to “menstrual health.” It claimed, “Not everyone […]

Spanish Prosecutors Launch Investigation After Bodies Found Inside Senior Homes

Spanish Prosecutors Launch Investigation After Bodies Found Inside Senior Homes

(El Pais) — The situation inside Spain’s senior homes, which have been hard hit by the coronavirus epidemic, is even more dramatic than previously thought. On Monday, Defense Minister Margarita Robles revealed that the army’s Emergency Military Unit (UME), which is providing these centers with medical and cleanup assistance, has found “seniors in a state […]

HBO Reality Show to Feature Drag Queens Training ‘Small-Town’ Americans for Drag Performance

HBO Reality Show to Feature Drag Queens Training ‘Small-Town’ Americans for Drag Performance

A new reality show set to premiere on HBO next month features three drag queens who travel throughout small towns in America looking for contestants who they can train to perform in drag for a one-night show. “We’re Here” features Darius Pierce, who goes by the stage name Shangela; Christopher Caldwell, who goes by the […]

Pa. Rep. Introduces Resolution Calling for Day of Prayer, Repentance in Midst of Coronavirus Outbreak

Pa. Rep. Introduces Resolution Calling for Day of Prayer, Repentance in Midst of Coronavirus Outbreak

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A pastor’s wife and lawmaker in Pennsylvania has introduced a resolution calling for “A State Day of Humiliation, Fasting and Prayer” in the midst of the novel coronavirus crisis. Two Democratic legislators have expressed opposition, calling her proposal “the stupidest resolution I’ve ever seen” and “forcing her belief system on others.” Those who have […]

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