Retired Minister Free to Hold Bible Study in Apartment Complex After Settlement Reached in Civil Rights Lawsuit

Retired Minister Free to Hold Bible Study in Apartment Complex After Settlement Reached in Civil Rights Lawsuit

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. — A retired Lutheran minister and his wife who sued the owners and management of a Virginia apartment complex for threatening them with eviction following complaints over his regular Bible study and other allegations is now free to conduct religious activities as a settlement has now been reached in the lawsuit. “An agreement […]

Christian Pharmacist in Germany Wins Case Against Selling Morning-After Pill

Christian Pharmacist in Germany Wins Case Against Selling Morning-After Pill

(Premier Christian News) — A Christian pharmacist in Germany who faced legal proceedings after refusing to sell the ‘morning after pill’ has had his freedom of conscience rights upheld. In a landmark case, the court recognized his fundamental right to act in accordance with his conscience in regards to the sale of certain products. The […]

Calif. Mall Backs Down After Initially Prohibiting Grandmother From Distributing Gospel Tracts Without Costly Permit

Calif. Mall Backs Down After Initially Prohibiting Grandmother From Distributing Gospel Tracts Without Costly Permit

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Officials at a shopping mall in California have agreed to allow a grandmother to offer gospel tracts to shoppers after initially prohibiting her from “soliciting” without first obtaining a costly permit. Attorneys with the Sacramento-based Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) had filed suit against the Valley Plaza Mall in Bakersfield in May after […]

Prosecution Appeals After Losing Case to ‘Religious Loonies’ Defending Pastor Arrested Outside Drag Queen Story Hour

Prosecution Appeals After Losing Case to ‘Religious Loonies’ Defending Pastor Arrested Outside Drag Queen Story Hour

SPOKANE, Wash. — Prosecutors in Washington State have decided to appeal to the Superior Court of Spokane after a lower court judge dismissed charges against a pastor who was arrested in June for refusing to move across the street from the South Hill Public Library in exercising his free speech against a “Drag Queen Story […]

Over 200 Members of Congress Ask Supreme Court to ‘Reconsider’ Roe v. Wade

Over 200 Members of Congress Ask Supreme Court to ‘Reconsider’ Roe v. Wade

(NBC News) — Over 200 members of Congress asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to consider overturning two landmark abortion “rights” cases ahead of oral arguments in a Louisiana abortion case scheduled for March. The lawmakers — 38 senators and 168 House members — filed an amicus brief urging the court to “reconsider” the landmark […]

Man Who Identifies as Woman Sues in Effort to Gain Entry Into Ladies’ Beauty Pageant

Man Who Identifies as Woman Sues in Effort to Gain Entry Into Ladies’ Beauty Pageant

PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon man who identifies as a woman, and who has been allowed to participate in other beauty competitions, has filed suit against United States of America Pageants for denying his application to the Miss Oregon United States of America pageant due to eligibility rules that limit contestants to biological women only. “I felt […]

Civil Suit of Farmer Banned From Market for Not Allowing Same-Sex Ceremonies on Property to Go to Trial

Civil Suit of Farmer Banned From Market for Not Allowing Same-Sex Ceremonies on Property to Go to Trial

 LANSING, Mich. — A civil lawsuit filed by a Michigan farmer who was banned from selling at a farmer’s market for operating his business in accordance with his beliefs about marriage will continue next year, according to a split ruling issued on Wednesday by a federal judge who found that the matter should head […]

UK Judge Rules Against Researcher Who Lost Her Job for Tweeting ‘Men Cannot Change Into Women’

UK Judge Rules Against Researcher Who Lost Her Job for Tweeting ‘Men Cannot Change Into Women’

LONDON — A researcher in England who lost her job over her tweets that men cannot become women has also lost her legal challenge after a judge ruled on Wednesday that her “absolutist view” is “not worthy of respect in a democratic society” and is not protected under British law. Maya Forstater, 45, found herself […]

NewSpring Church Volunteer Childcare Worker Sentenced to 75 Years After Being Found Guilty of Child Sexual Abuse

NewSpring Church Volunteer Childcare Worker Sentenced to 75 Years After Being Found Guilty of Child Sexual Abuse

 CHARLESTON, S.C. — A former volunteer childcare worker at NewSpring Church in South Carolina, a megachurch that has multiple campuses, including in Anderson, Charleston, Columbia and Greenville, has been sentenced to 75 years in prison after being found guilty of abusing preschool age boys while watching them during the service. As previously reported, Jacop Hazlett […]

Texas Judge Sues After Being Issued Warning for Declining to Officiate Same-Sex Ceremonies, Providing Referrals Instead

Texas Judge Sues After Being Issued Warning for Declining to Officiate Same-Sex Ceremonies, Providing Referrals Instead

WACO, Texas — A county judge in Texas has filed a legal challenge after being issued a public warning from the Texas Commission on Judicial Conduct, which recently concluded that she is “casting doubt on her capacity to act impartially” by declining to officiate same-sex ceremonies and rather providing referrals instead. “It is absurd to equate […]

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