Judge Strikes Down Texas Law Requiring Burial, Cremation of Aborted Babies as ‘Burden’ on ‘Right’ to Abortion

Judge Strikes Down Texas Law Requiring Burial, Cremation of Aborted Babies as ‘Burden’ on ‘Right’ to Abortion

AUSTIN, Texas — A Hawaiian federal judge that was asked in 2013 to assist with the caseload in Texas by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts has struck down a Texas law that would require preborn babies killed at abortion facilities to be buried or cremated instead of being discarded as medical waste. Referring to […]

Canadian Group to Indoctrinate Children on ‘Gender Identity’ With Videos Featuring Girl Puppet Who Identifies as Boy

Canadian Group to Indoctrinate Children on ‘Gender Identity’ With Videos Featuring Girl Puppet Who Identifies as Boy

A Canadian group has released several short videos for teachers and parents featuring a girl puppet who identifies as a boy, as well as “social and emotional guides,” in an effort to “help children with the process of identity affirmation.” The Jasmin Roy Sophie Desmarais Foundation, which focuses on providing resources to address bullying and […]

Judge Thwarts South Carolina Governor’s Order Ending Medicaid Funding to Planned Parenthood

Judge Thwarts South Carolina Governor’s Order Ending Medicaid Funding to Planned Parenthood

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A federal judge appointed to the bench by then-President Barack Obama has issued a preliminary injunction thwarting an order from the governor of South Carolina that directed the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DDHS) to deem abortion facilities as being “unqualified to provide family planning services” and to cancel […]

‘Drag Queen Story Hour’ Sparking Protests in Southern Cities

‘Drag Queen Story Hour’ Sparking Protests in Southern Cities

Residents in some Southern cities have pushed back against plans to bring “Drag Queen Story Hour” to their local library, an event that features men dressed as women reading stories about topics such as homosexuality and “gender fluidity” to young children in an effort to impart acceptance of those lifestyles. “DQSH captures the imagination and […]

Australian Christians Turning to Homeschooling Amid a Massive Rise in Bullying

Australian Christians Turning to Homeschooling Amid a Massive Rise in Bullying

(Daily Mail) — Families with deeply religious values are resorting to home schooling their children more frequently, as schools report an increase in religious bullying. Disgruntled parents cited incidents in which their children were taunted and targeted for opposing same-sex marriage. New figures reveal the number of pupils being educated by their parents has soared […]

Billboard by ‘Reproductive Justice’ Group Defends Abortion as ‘Self-Care’ as if Day at the Spa

Billboard by ‘Reproductive Justice’ Group Defends Abortion as ‘Self-Care’ as if Day at the Spa

DALLAS, Texas — A Texas-based group that identifies itself as a “reproductive justice” organization for African American women has purchased a billboard advertisement in Dallas that claims “abortion is self-care.” The advertisement has been characterized by some as downplaying the murder of the unborn as if a woman were taking a day to be pampered […]

Judge: Pa. House of Reps. Policy Prohibiting Atheists From Delivering Invocation ‘Discriminates’ on ‘Basis of Religion’

Judge: Pa. House of Reps. Policy Prohibiting Atheists From Delivering Invocation ‘Discriminates’ on ‘Basis of Religion’

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A federal judge appointed to the bench by then-President George W. Bush has ruled that the Pennsylvania House of Representatives may not continue to deny atheists the opportunity to present an invocation before the House, as doing so “intentionally discriminates” on the basis of religion in violation of the First Amendment. “We […]

‘She Had Been Praying to Be Adopted’: Girl’s Reaction to Note Inside Gift Box From Foster Parents Goes Viral

‘She Had Been Praying to Be Adopted’: Girl’s Reaction to Note Inside Gift Box From Foster Parents Goes Viral

ATHENS, Ga. — A video of a 10-year-old girl’s tearful yet joyous reaction to the news that she was going to be adopted, along with her siblings, has gone viral. Paige Zezulka of Athens, Georgia recently shared the video on social media as she and her husband Daniel had surprised little Ivey with a framed […]

California Lawmaker Pulls Bill Prohibiting Therapists From Advertising, Offering ‘Any Practices’ Seeking to Change ‘Sexual Orientation’

California Lawmaker Pulls Bill Prohibiting Therapists From Advertising, Offering ‘Any Practices’ Seeking to Change ‘Sexual Orientation’

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California lawmaker who had proposed a bill prohibiting professional therapists from advertising or selling “conversion therapy” services to those seeking to fight homosexual temptation, attaching the prohibition to existing consumer fraud law, has withdrawn the legislation—for now—after speaking with faith leaders in the state. “I authored Assembly Bill 2943 to ensure a […]