BBC’s ‘Songs of Praise’ Decried After Featuring Same-Sex Ceremony in Program

BBC’s ‘Songs of Praise’ Decried After Featuring Same-Sex Ceremony in Program

(The Christian Institute) — BBC’s “Songs of Praise” has alienated its viewers after it featured a same-sex “wedding” in this week’s program. Jamie Wallace and Ian McDowell married at Rutherglen United Reformed Church near Glasgow – one of the few denominations to have accepted the redefinition of marriage. While presenter Kate Bottley described the URC […]

UK Bus Driver Suspended After Allegedly Swapping Out Bus Promoting Pride

UK Bus Driver Suspended After Allegedly Swapping Out Bus Promoting Pride

NORWICH — A bus driver in the United Kingdom who reportedly switched out his vehicle because its electronic destination sign featured rainbow colors to celebrate pride has been suspended after a passenger lodged a complaint with the managing transportation company. According to The Sun, teenage passenger Becca Sears waited at the Norwich Bus Station earlier this […]

Group to Work With Abortion Facilities to Provide Pre-Paid Gas Cards to Mothers Traveling to Kill Unborn

Group to Work With Abortion Facilities to Provide Pre-Paid Gas Cards to Mothers Traveling to Kill Unborn

WASHINGTON — A national abortion organization that is currently led by an Episcopal priest has announced that it has launched a program to work with member abortion facilities to make pre-paid gas cards available to mothers who must travel a distance to have their unborn child murdered. “The cost of the actual abortion procedure is […]

Dept. of Justice Tells Supreme Court: Federal Law Prohibiting Sex Discrimination Does Not Include ‘Gender Identity’

Dept. of Justice Tells Supreme Court: Federal Law Prohibiting Sex Discrimination Does Not Include ‘Gender Identity’

WASHINGTON — In a crucial Supreme Court case that could determine whether or not Christian organizations and businesses must accommodate the wishes of an employee who decides to begin identifying as the opposite sex, and whether or not the hiring and dismissal practices of religious organizations are protected in such situations, the U.S. Department of […]

Jury Votes Against Church Elder Sued by State Over ‘Loud’ Preaching Outside Maine Planned Parenthood

Jury Votes Against Church Elder Sued by State Over ‘Loud’ Preaching Outside Maine Planned Parenthood

PORTLAND, Maine — A jury deciding a civil case in Maine has ruled that a church elder broke the law in 2015 when, after a police warning, his voice could still be heard inside of a Planned Parenthood facility as he pleaded with mothers not to have their unborn children murdered. According to the Portland […]

Teacher Issues ‘Gender Unicorn’ Handout to Students on First Day of School to Explain Why He Goes By ‘Mx’

Teacher Issues ‘Gender Unicorn’ Handout to Students on First Day of School to Explain Why He Goes By ‘Mx’

DENAIR, Calif. — Some parents have expressed objection after a middle school teacher in California issued a “gender unicorn” handout to students on the first day of school to explain why he goes by the prefix “Mx.” rather than “Mr.” Luis Davila Alvarado teaches science at Denair Middle School. Last week, he gave students a […]

US Dept. of Labor Proposes Rule to Protect Rights of Religious Entities That Contract With Federal Govt.

US Dept. of Labor Proposes Rule to Protect Rights of Religious Entities That Contract With Federal Govt.

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor has proposed a new rule surrounding federal contractors that would clarify the rights of religious organizations and businesses to make hiring decisions in accordance with their mission and faith. “Today’s proposed rule helps to ensure the civil rights of religious employers are protected,” Acting U.S. Secretary of Labor […]

Philadelphia Police Taunted by Bystanders, Pelted With Objects During Harrowing Shootout, Standoff

Philadelphia Police Taunted by Bystanders, Pelted With Objects During Harrowing Shootout, Standoff

 PHILADELPHIA (Fox News) — Onlookers were seen taunting and throwing things at Philadelphia police Wednesday night amid a wild shootout and subsequent standoff that saw six cops wounded, and video posted online shows one woman shoving a police officer making his way to the scene. Philadelphia’s KYW-TV reporter Alexandria Hoff described on Twitter Wednesday night […]

Female Student Who Identifies as Male Suspended by Christian College After Obtaining Breast Reduction Surgery

Female Student Who Identifies as Male Suspended by Christian College After Obtaining Breast Reduction Surgery

GALLATIN, Tenn. — A female student at a Christian college in Tennessee was recently suspended after school officials learned that she underwent breast reduction surgery for “sex change” purposes. The college says that “attempting to alter one’s bodily identity constitutes a rejection of God’s design for humanity” and that students are aware of this stance. […]

Nearly 25 Percent of Babies Aborted in England, Wales in 2018

Nearly 25 Percent of Babies Aborted in England, Wales in 2018

(The Christian Institute) — Nearly a quarter of babies are aborted in England and Wales, shocking new statistics reveal. Excluding stillbirths and miscarriages, 23.8 percent of pregnancies were cut short by abortions in 2018. While there were 657,076 live births last year, 205,295 unborn babies were killed – meaning that for every three babies born, […]