Judge Dismisses Planned Parenthood Lawsuit Against HHS for Shifting Title X Funding Criteria Toward Groups That Promote Abstinence

Judge Dismisses Planned Parenthood Lawsuit Against HHS for Shifting Title X Funding Criteria Toward Groups That Promote Abstinence

WASHINGTON — A federal judge appointed to the bench by President Donald Trump has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood challenging the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for altering its Title X funding criteria to prefer groups that promote abstinence and work with faith-based entities. The judge said that the lawsuit was premature […]

Maine Governor Vetoes Bill Banning ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors, Citing ‘Bad Policy,’ ‘Threat’ to Religious Liberty

Maine Governor Vetoes Bill Banning ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors, Citing ‘Bad Policy,’ ‘Threat’ to Religious Liberty

AUGUSTA, Maine — The Republican governor of Maine has vetoed a bill that would have banned what is often referred to as “conversion therapy” for minors who struggle with homosexual temptation, stating that the legislation was “overly broad,” “bad policy” and could be “interpreted as a threat to an individual’s religious beliefs.” Gov. Paul LePage […]

Chilean Evangelical Parliamentarians Ask to Remove Sexual Indoctrination From Schools

Chilean Evangelical Parliamentarians Ask to Remove Sexual Indoctrination From Schools

(Evangelical Focus) — According to the latest statistics, between 16% and 18% of Chile’s population is evangelical, that is about 3 million people. So far, there has occasionally been evangelical representation in the country’s politics. Only in recent years a common evangelical project has been created, which has led to the formation of a group […]

UK Mayor Resigns After Being Harassed Over Facebook Posts About Homosexuality, Gender Dysphoria

UK Mayor Resigns After Being Harassed Over Facebook Posts About Homosexuality, Gender Dysphoria

FERRYHILL, U.K. — The mayor of a town in the United Kingdom has resigned after being harassed with threatening and profane comments over his Facebook posts on the issues of homosexuality and transgenderism. Richard Smith was elected in May to serve as the mayor of Ferryhill in Northeast England. He has served as pastor of […]

Study: Hormone Therapy for ‘Transsexuals’ Has Major Health Risks

Study: Hormone Therapy for ‘Transsexuals’ Has Major Health Risks

(Christian Institute) — Hormone therapy for people attempting to “transition” from male to female carries major health risks, a new study suggests. Published by the American College of Physicians, it indicated that men who took female hormones for two years were over five times more likely to develop a potentially dangerous clot than men who […]

Rob Schenck, Former Anti-Abortion Activist, Now Says Criminalizing Abortion is ‘Dangerous,’ Writes of ‘Conversions’ and ‘Affirming’ Homosexuals in New Book

Rob Schenck, Former Anti-Abortion Activist, Now Says Criminalizing Abortion is ‘Dangerous,’ Writes of ‘Conversions’ and ‘Affirming’ Homosexuals in New Book

New York clergyman Rob Schenck, known for his activism against abortion with Operation Rescue in the 1990s, has released a new book in which he outlines what he calls his “three conversions” in his lifetime. While still identifying as “pro-life,” Schenck now believes that the government should stay out of the issue of abortion and […]

Over 6,000 Nigerians in Christian-Identified Communities Murdered or Maimed by Fulani Muslims in 2018

Over 6,000 Nigerians in Christian-Identified Communities Murdered or Maimed by Fulani Muslims in 2018

PLATEAU STATE  — Church leaders in Plateau State, Nigeria are calling on the government to intervene as a reported 6,000 people in Christian-identified communities have been either killed or maimed by Fulani Muslims in 2018 alone. “What is happening in Plateau state and other select states in Nigeria is pure genocide and must be stopped […]

Liberal NY Governor Blasts ‘Extreme Conservative’ Politicians for Imposing ‘Their View of What God Says Should Be Done’

Liberal NY Governor Blasts ‘Extreme Conservative’ Politicians for Imposing ‘Their View of What God Says Should Be Done’

NEW YORK — Fearing potential ramifications of the retirement of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, liberal New York governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order on Monday ensuring that contraceptives are free under all insurance plans in the state. He also decried in speeches what he called “extreme conservative” politicians, describing them as those who “have their […]

Drug Deaths Reach Record High in Scotland

Drug Deaths Reach Record High in Scotland

(The Christian Institute) — Drug-related deaths reached another record high in Scotland last year, according to new figures. There were 934 drug-related deaths in 2017, an eight percent rise from 2016. Scotland’s drug-death rate is two and a half times more per capita than England and Wales and higher than any other EU country. Continue […]

Trump Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh on Abortion: ‘I Would Follow Roe v. Wade Faithfully and Fully’ [Video]

Trump Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh on Abortion: ‘I Would Follow Roe v. Wade Faithfully and Fully’ [Video]

Trump U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who has served on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals for the past 12 years, once stated during his confirmation hearing that he would “follow Roe v. Wade faithfully and fully” as it is “binding precedent.” He had been asked by Sen. Chuck Schumer during the 2006 hearing […]

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