Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Filed by California Churches Over Directive Requiring All Insurance Plans to Cover Abortion

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Filed by California Churches Over Directive Requiring All Insurance Plans to Cover Abortion

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by several California churches over a state directive that they believe forces all faith-based employers to pay for abortion coverage regardless of their religious beliefs. “[P]laintiffs have not alleged sufficient facts to make it plausible that the director has selectively applied the law to target the plaintiffs’ religious […]

Utah Hospital Bans Police Contact With Nurses After ‘Appalling’ Arrest of Nurse Over Blood Draw Policy

Utah Hospital Bans Police Contact With Nurses After ‘Appalling’ Arrest of Nurse Over Blood Draw Policy

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — The University of Utah hospital where a burn unit nurse was dragged out screaming and placed in handcuffs for explaining to a police detective that he needed a warrant to withdraw blood from an unconscious crash victim has announced that it has made changes to its police policies, including barring officers from being in patient […]

Over 150 Evangelical Leaders Sign ‘Nashville Statement’ Affirming God’s Design for Sexuality, Marriage, Gender

Over 150 Evangelical Leaders Sign ‘Nashville Statement’ Affirming God’s Design for Sexuality, Marriage, Gender

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — More than 150 evangelical pastors, seminary and college professors, ministry leaders and others have signed a declaration known as the “Nashville Statement,” which affirms God’s design and intent regarding sexuality, marriage and gender identity. The Nashville Statement, which is an initiative of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood and the Southern Baptist Convention’s […]

‘Troubling’ Figures Reveal 700 Babies Were Born Drug-Dependent in Scotland in Five Years

‘Troubling’ Figures Reveal 700 Babies Were Born Drug-Dependent in Scotland in Five Years

(Christian Institute) — Over 700 babies were born addicted to drugs in Scotland over the past five years, new figures have shown. The number of babies born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS)—caused by exposure to addictive opiate drugs in the womb—varied across a number of different health boards. The Scottish government has described the results […]

Judge Orders David Daleiden, Attorneys to Pay Nearly $200K to Abortion Federation for Releasing Undercover Video Despite Court Order

Judge Orders David Daleiden, Attorneys to Pay Nearly $200K to Abortion Federation for Releasing Undercover Video Despite Court Order

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — A federal judge has ordered pro-life activist David Daleiden, who is known for his undercover investigation into Planned Parenthood’s provision of aborted baby body parts to biomedical companies, along with his attorneys to pay nearly $200,000 to the National Abortion Federation (NAF) for releasing video footage from the organization’s annual conventions despite a […]

Trump Proclaims Sunday as National Day of Prayer ‘of All Faiths’ for Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Trump Proclaims Sunday as National Day of Prayer ‘of All Faiths’ for Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey

WASHINGTON — President Trump has proclaimed Sunday as a National Day of Prayer for those affected by Hurricane Harvey, calling upon “Americans of all faiths and religious traditions and backgrounds” to pray individually and corporately in their houses of worship. “From the beginning of our nation, Americans have joined together in prayer during times of […]

Man Who Lost All in Hurricane Harvey Still Declares ‘God Is Good,’ Woman Sings Gospel Song for Evacuees

Man Who Lost All in Hurricane Harvey Still Declares ‘God Is Good,’ Woman Sings Gospel Song for Evacuees

HOUSTON, Texas — God was glorified in the midst of this week’s flooding in Houston with two stories coming out of the area showing men and women praising God despite the hardships. KTRK-TV aired live video coverage of those being rescued in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, which included a man named Jeremiah Richard who transported to […]

California Bill Would Criminalize Skilled Nursing Workers Who ‘Repeatedly, Willfully’ Fail to Use Preferred Pronouns

California Bill Would Criminalize Skilled Nursing Workers Who ‘Repeatedly, Willfully’ Fail to Use Preferred Pronouns

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A proposed bill in California is raising concern as it would criminalize skilled nursing workers who “repeatedly and willfully” fail to use the preferred to pronoun for patients who identify as transgender or don’t allow them to use their desired restroom “regardless of whether the resident is making a gender transition or […]

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