‘Not Protected Under the First Amendment’: Judge Rules Against Professor Who Declined to Address Male as Female

‘Not Protected Under the First Amendment’: Judge Rules Against Professor Who Declined to Address Male as Female

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio — A federal judge nominated to the bench by then-President Bill Clinton has dismissed a legal challenge filed by a Christian professor at Shawnee State University who was reprimanded for declining to refer to a male student with female pronouns. The school had accused the professor of creating a “hostile environment” despite his […]

13-Year-Old UK Girl Launches Legal Challenge Over Transgender Guidance for Schools

13-Year-Old UK Girl Launches Legal Challenge Over Transgender Guidance for Schools

(The Christian Institute) — A 13-year-old girl has launched a legal challenge against Oxfordshire County Council over its controversial guidance for schools concerning transgender pupils. The “Trans Inclusion Toolkit for Schools 2019” was implemented by Oxfordshire County Council last year. It says boys who claim to be girls should be allowed to share female toilets, […]

UK Members of Parliament: Stay-at-Home Parents Deserve More Support From Gov’t

UK Members of Parliament: Stay-at-Home Parents Deserve More Support From Gov’t

(The Christian Institute) — The government should appoint a Minister for Families to support stay-at-home parents, MPs have said. A group of 44 Conservative MPs has written to the Prime Minister urging him to champion the rights of single-earner families, which they say help to meet his manifesto promise to “strengthen families.” They say that […]

Presidential Candidate Elizabeth Warren Objects to State Programs Funding Private Schools With ‘Anti-LGBTQ Policies’

Presidential Candidate Elizabeth Warren Objects to State Programs Funding Private Schools With ‘Anti-LGBTQ Policies’

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren tweeted on Sunday that she believes states should focus their funding on public, not private schools, and “especially not ones that maintain anti-LGBTQ+ policies.” Warren was commenting on an article published by the Huffington Post with the headline “An Under-The-Radar SCOTUS Case Could Obliterate The Line Between Church And State.” […]

Spaniard Evangelicals Push Back After Education Minister Says it Is ‘Mistake’ to Think ‘Children Belong to Their Parents’

Spaniard Evangelicals Push Back After Education Minister Says it Is ‘Mistake’ to Think ‘Children Belong to Their Parents’

(Evangelical Focus) — The issue of sex education in state schools was at the center of a week-long political storm that started after Education Minister Isabel Celáa said in a press conference that “no one should commit the mistake of thinking that children belong to their parents.” In the first public appearance after the conformation […]

UK Midwife Student Blocked From Work Placement Over Pro-Life Views

UK Midwife Student Blocked From Work Placement Over Pro-Life Views

(The Christian Institute) — A midwifery student is threatening legal action against her university after it cancelled her hospital placement over her pro-life views. Julia Rynkiewicz was suspended from her placement after a lecturer at the University of Nottingham reported her involvement with the university’s Students for Life society. Despite the allegations against her being […]

Planned Parenthood Opening ‘Well-Being Centers’ at Los Angeles High Schools, Will Offer Birth Control, Condoms

Planned Parenthood Opening ‘Well-Being Centers’ at Los Angeles High Schools, Will Offer Birth Control, Condoms

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Departments of Public Health and Mental Health, along with Planned Parenthood Los Angeles, plan to open 50 so-called “well-being centers” at high schools throughout the City of Angels, making birth control, condoms and other “sexual health needs” available to youth. “A high school senior decided recently that she wants […]

Montana High School Revokes Official Status of Christian Club, Says Sponsorship Would Violate State Constitution

Montana High School Revokes Official Status of Christian Club, Says Sponsorship Would Violate State Constitution

BOZEMAN, Mont. — A high school in Montana recently revoked the official status of a Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) student group because it viewed the sponsorship as being a violation of the state Constitution. Attorneys representing the group argue that it is wrong to deny FCA equal privileges simply because of its religious nature. […]

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, […]

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