Ohio Supreme Court Hears Case of Science Teacher Fired for Questioning Evolution

Ohio Supreme Court Hears Case of Science Teacher Fired for Questioning Evolution

Columbus, Ohio — The Ohio Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday both for and against a former science teacher who was fired in 2011 for encouraging his students to challenge evolutionary theory. As previously reported, John Freshwater, a science teacher at Mount Vernon Middle School, had approached school officials in 2003 to request that he be […]

Arkansas Legislators Override Democratic Governor’s Veto of Late-Term Abortion Ban

Arkansas Legislators Override Democratic Governor’s Veto of Late-Term Abortion Ban

Little Rock, Arkansas — Legislators in Arkansas have voted to override the governor’s veto of a late-term abortion ban that was recently passed by both houses. As previously reported, the bill, which was introduced by Republican Senator Andy Mayberry, sought to ban abortions at 20 weeks of gestation. It passed the House 80-10 last Friday […]

Hundreds of Major Corporations Sign Supreme Court Briefs in Support of Homosexual ‘Marriage’

Hundreds of Major Corporations Sign Supreme Court Briefs in Support of Homosexual ‘Marriage’

Washington, D.C. — Hundreds of major corporations from across the country have collectively signed on to two Supreme Court briefs supporting homosexual marriage. According to reports, approximately 250 high-profile corporations and general business entities lent their name to an amicus brief that challenges the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Google Inc., Microsoft Corp., Amazon, […]

Alabama Senate Approves Constitutional Amendment Protecting Ten Commandments Displays

Alabama Senate Approves Constitutional Amendment Protecting Ten Commandments Displays

Montgomery, Alabama — Senators in Alabama overwhelmingly voted this week to approve a ballot initiative that seeks to enshrine in the state Constitution the right to publicly display the Ten Commandments, as well as other historical documents of a religious nature. The bill, which was sponsored by Republican Senator Gerald Dial, received nearly unanimous support, […]

Arkansas Governor Vetoes Late-Term Abortion Ban

Arkansas Governor Vetoes Late-Term Abortion Ban

Little Rock, Arkansas — The governor of Arkansas has vetoed a bill that would have prohibited most late-term abortions in the state. The bill, which was introduced by Republican Senator Andy Mayberry, sought to ban abortions at 20 weeks of gestation. It passed the House 80-10 last Friday and was sent to Governor Mike Beebe’s […]

Republicans to File Supreme Court Brief in Support of Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

Republicans to File Supreme Court Brief in Support of Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

Washington, D.C. — A number of recognized Republicans have signed their name to a Supreme Court brief expressing their support for same-sex marriage. The Proposition 8 amicus brief, which will be filed this week before the February 28th deadline, is said to be backed by several former Bush advisers, former governors, U.S. Congressmen and other […]

VA Passes Law to Bar Universities From Forcing Christian Clubs to Allow Non-Christian Leaders

VA Passes Law to Bar Universities From Forcing Christian Clubs to Allow Non-Christian Leaders

Richmond, Virginia — Legislators in Virginia have passed a law that seeks to protect the right of Christians and other religious groups on university and college campuses to create their own membership criteria and to elect as leaders only those of the same faith. The legislation, which was introduced by state Senator Mark Obenshain, a […]

Iceland Seeks to Ban ‘Violent or Degrading’ Pornography in Effort to Protect Children

Iceland Seeks to Ban ‘Violent or Degrading’ Pornography in Effort to Protect Children

In an effort to protect children from being exposed to inappropriate images, the government of Iceland is preparing to pass a law banning some forms of pornography in the nation. Interior Minister Ogmundur Jonasson, who introduced the bill, says that the legislation is necessary in order to shield children from violent sexual images. “When a […]

Texas Teacher Under Investigation For Dressing Students in Islamic Burqas

Texas Teacher Under Investigation For Dressing Students in Islamic Burqas

Lumberton, Texas –– A Texas high school teacher is under investigation after she had some of her students dress in Islamic clothing during a lesson about Islam. The unnamed geography teacher at Lumberton High School allegedly brought Islamic outfits to school and had some of the girls dress in burqas for all in the class […]