New York City Schools Distributing Free Contraceptives to Kids Without Parental Consent

New York City Schools Distributing Free Contraceptives to Kids Without Parental Consent

The New York City Department of Education has announced that it has expanded a pilot program across thirteen area high schools, which will provide free contraceptives to students without parental consent. The program is called CATCH (Connecting Adolescents To Comprehensive Health) and was launched in an effort to prevent teenage pregnancy. While there are no […]

Illinois Appeals Court Upholds Pharmacists’ Right to Refuse Sale of Abortion-Inducing Drugs

Illinois Appeals Court Upholds Pharmacists’ Right to Refuse Sale of Abortion-Inducing Drugs

An appeals court in the state of Illinois has upheld a lower court ruling, which declared that pharmacists in the state have the right to refuse to sell abortion-inducing drugs to their clients. The opinion, released by a three-judge panel of Justices Knecht, Steigmann and Pope, is part of a seven-year battle fought by pharmacists […]

Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy: ‘We Made No Concessions’ on Homosexuality, Questions Remain

Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy: ‘We Made No Concessions’ on Homosexuality, Questions Remain

A popular talk show host and former presidential candidate is reporting that he had a personal conversation this week with the president of Chick-fil-A regarding alleged promises made to Chicago officials in order to distance the company from arguments over the issue of homosexuality. However, questions still remain surrounding Chick-fil-A’s recent statement and its repeated […]

Federal Judge Halts New Orleans’ Ban on After-Sunset Evangelism

Federal Judge Halts New Orleans’ Ban on After-Sunset Evangelism

A national legal organization has announced that it has obtained a temporary restraining order against New Orleans’ Aggressive Solicitation ordinance, which bans evangelistic activity and all free speech after sunset on Bourbon Street. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Louisiana states that it obtained the restraining order during a brief telephone hearing this afternoon. […]

Pastor Threatened With Arrest for Preaching on Bourbon Street After Sunset Files Federal Lawsuit

Pastor Threatened With Arrest for Preaching on Bourbon Street After Sunset Files Federal Lawsuit

A pastor that was threatened with arrest for preaching on New Orleans’ Bourbon Street after sunset has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the city’s Aggressive Solicitation ordinance, and is seeking a preliminary injunction against its enforcement. Attorneys with Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) filed a complaint in district court yesterday on behalf of Pastor Paul Gros, […]

Homosexual Actor: ‘I Can’t Think of Anything Worse Than Being Brought Up By Two Gay Dads’

Homosexual Actor: ‘I Can’t Think of Anything Worse Than Being Brought Up By Two Gay Dads’

Actor Rupert Everett has revealed he can think of nothing worse “than being brought up by two gay dads.” The 53-year-old, who previously said same-sex couples who have children are “egocentric and vain,” was recalling introducing his mother Sara to his boyfriend, despite her desire “I had a wife and kids”. He told The Sunday […]

Chick-fil-A Goes ‘Gay’? Vows to Withhold Donations to Pro-Marriage Groups, Adjusts Non-Discrimination Policy

Chick-fil-A Goes ‘Gay’? Vows to Withhold Donations to Pro-Marriage Groups, Adjusts Non-Discrimination Policy

A homosexual advocacy group is reporting that the popular fast food restaurant Chick-fil-A is backing down on the issue of homosexuality. The Civil Rights Agenda of Chicago, Illinois states that city officials were informed through correspondence with the company that adjustments were being made to certain corporate policies. The city had opposed Chick-fil-A’s desired expansion […]

Romney-Ryan Ticket Seduces Evangelicals at Ecumenical Values Voter Summit

Romney-Ryan Ticket Seduces Evangelicals at Ecumenical Values Voter Summit

Washington, D.C. — Presidential contender Mitt Romney and running mate Paul Ryan addressed attendees of the 2012 Values Voter Summit this past weekend, an ecumenical event hosted by the Family Research Council, led by Tony Perkins. The annual event featured dozens of prominent evangelicals, along with those from other faiths, such as former presidential candidate […]

Top Muslim Leader Calls for UN to Criminalize Criticism of Islam Worldwide

Top Muslim Leader Calls for UN to Criminalize Criticism of Islam Worldwide

Saudi Arabia — A  prominent Muslim leader has issued a statement that calls for the United Nations to criminalize criticism of Islam worldwide. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Bayya, vice chairman of the International Union of Muslim Scholars and member of numerous international organizations, released the statement late last week, entitled “Declaration Regarding the Offensive Video to […]

International Symposium Concludes Abortion Never Necessary to Save Mother’s Life

International Symposium Concludes Abortion Never Necessary to Save Mother’s Life

An international symposium on maternal healthcare in Dublin has concluded that abortion is never medically necessary to save the life of a mother. Eamon O’Dwyer, professor emeritus of obstetrics and gynaecology at NUI Galway and a conference organizer, said its outcome would provide “clarity and confirmation” to doctors and legislators dealing with these issues. The […]