Sheriff ‘Won’t Bow’ After Freedom From Religion Foundation Asks Him to Stop Promoting Prayer Following Tragedies

Sheriff ‘Won’t Bow’ After Freedom From Religion Foundation Asks Him to Stop Promoting Prayer Following Tragedies

JASPER, Ala. — An Alabama sheriff’s office says that it “won’t bow” to the bidding of the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) after it received a letter requesting that Sheriff Nick Smith cease promoting prayer on social media as it favors religion over non-religion. FFRF contacted Sheriff Nick Smith of the Walker County Sheriff’s Office […]

Hindu Worshipers Sacrifice Thousands of Buffalo to ‘goddess of Power’ During Nepali Gadhimai Festival

Hindu Worshipers Sacrifice Thousands of Buffalo to ‘goddess of Power’ During Nepali Gadhimai Festival

KATHMANDU — A Hindu festival in which animals are sacrificed to the “goddess of power” in an effort to obtain good fortune concluded this week, with thousands of buffalo beheaded on temple grounds in Nepal. Pigeons, goats, chickens and other animals were also slaughtered during the mass gathering, which is known as one of the […]

Kanye West to Team Up With Joel Osteen for 2020 ‘America’s Night of Hope’ at Yankee Stadium

Kanye West to Team Up With Joel Osteen for 2020 ‘America’s Night of Hope’ at Yankee Stadium

NEW YORK  — Rapper-turned-gospel artist Kanye West will perform at Joel and Victoria Osteen’s “America’s Night of Hope” at Yankee Stadium in May 2020. TMZ reports that Osteen will deliver a message and West and his choir will provide the music at the 54,000-plus seat stadium. The event will be held on May 2, and […]

Utah Substitute Teacher Escorted Out of Building After Telling Students Homosexuality Is ‘Wrong,’ ‘a Sin’

Utah Substitute Teacher Escorted Out of Building After Telling Students Homosexuality Is ‘Wrong,’ ‘a Sin’

ALPINE, Utah — A school district in Utah says that it has taken “appropriate action” against a substitute teacher after she allegedly told students that homosexuality is wrong and sinful. According to reports, the situation occurred on Nov. 22 at Deerfield Elementary School in Cedar Hills, as a fifth grade substitute teacher asked students what they […]

Pastor Hounded Out of Job at UK Primary School Over Tweet Stating Christians Shouldn’t Support Pride Events

Pastor Hounded Out of Job at UK Primary School Over Tweet Stating Christians Shouldn’t Support Pride Events

ELY — A pastor in England says that he was hounded out of his caretaker job at a primary school over a tweet in which he stated that Christians shouldn’t support or participate in pride events and that such festivities are inappropriate for children. Keith Waters, 53, a pastor at New Connexions church in Ely, […]

ACLU Tweets for International Men’s Day: Transgenders ‘Who Get Pregnant and Give Birth Are Men’

ACLU Tweets for International Men’s Day: Transgenders ‘Who Get Pregnant and Give Birth Are Men’

NEW YORK — The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) recently posted a tweet supportive of women who identify as men in recognition of International Men’s Day. “There’s no one way to be a man,” it wrote. “Men who get their periods are men. Men who get pregnant and give birth are men. Trans and non-binary men belong. […]

Democratic Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg: ‘There Are So Many Things in Scripture That Are Inconsistent’

Democratic Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg: ‘There Are So Many Things in Scripture That Are Inconsistent’

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, who identifies as Episcopalian, asserted that “there’s so many things in Scripture that are inconsistent internally, and you’ve got to decide what sense to make of it.” Buttigieg had been asked what he feels about the contention that so-called “progressive Christians” are disregarding […]

Christian Printing Company Declines to Publish Pro-Homosexual Edition of University Magazine

Christian Printing Company Declines to Publish Pro-Homosexual Edition of University Magazine

MOBILE, Ala. — The editor of the student magazine for the University of South Alabama recently took to the media after a Christian printing company declined to publish a particular edition of the publication that was favorable toward homosexuality and drag queens. “Initially, I was shocked. It never crossed my mind that we’d have an […]

CDC Report Shows US Abortion Rates Fell by 2 Percent in 2016, But More Than 623,000 Babies Still Murdered

CDC Report Shows US Abortion Rates Fell by 2 Percent in 2016, But More Than 623,000 Babies Still Murdered

WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has released its annual “abortion surveillance” report, showing that abortion rates are continuing to fall in the United States, but still more than 623,000 babies were murdered in 2016. “A total of 623,471 abortions for 2016 were reported to CDC from 48 reporting areas,” the organization wrote, outlining the latest year on […]

NY School Board Votes to End Contract With Doctor Who Declined to Allow Girl to Wrestle Boys

NY School Board Votes to End Contract With Doctor Who Declined to Allow Girl to Wrestle Boys

LANCASTER, N.Y. — A school board in New York State has voted to terminate the contract of its district pediatrician after he declined to clear a female student to join the boys wrestling team, citing concerns about her physical maturity and that “girls don’t play boy sports.” Trista Blasz, 12, has already been competing on […]

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