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July 16, 2010

Gay Marriage Group Begins National Tour

Gay-marriage opponents who put hundreds of thousands of dollars into the successful effort to ban such marriages in Maine are taking their show on the road.

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July 16, 2010

Family’s Wish, Doctors’ Dilemma

Doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital delivered the dire prognosis to her family, who chose to disconnect the breathing machine that kept her alive. But a few hours later, they changed their mind.

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July 16, 2010

Helena School Board, Blasted Over Sex Ed Proposal for Young Children, May Reconsider

A proposed sex education program that teaches fifth-graders the different ways people have intercourse and first-graders about gay love has infuriated parents and forced the school board to take a closer look at the issue.

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July 14, 2010

Atheist Group Files Federal Suit Against City for Opening Meetings in Prayer

The Atheists of Florida filed a federal lawsuit Monday against the City of Lakeland for opening commission meetings in prayer.

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July 14, 2010

Missouri Governor Allows Expanded 24-Hour Abortion-Consent Law

Gov. Jay Nixon announced today that a bill, which expands the requirements made on abortion clinics, would go into effect without his signature.

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July 14, 2010

President Obama Misled Americans on Using Federal Funds for Abortions

In spite of President Obama's executive order – that he said would assure that no federal funds would be pay for abortions under the new health care law – the federal government is now paying for abortions.

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July 14, 2010

Nearly 70 Members of Congress Go to Court to Defend The National Day of Prayer

Sixty-three (63) members of the House and four senators, Republicans and Democrats, have weighed in on the legal case to defend the constitutionality of the National Day of Prayer.

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July 14, 2010

Montana Parents Weigh In on Proposed Kindergarten Sex Ed

HELENA, MONTANA -- An overflow crowd jammed the Helena school board meeting Tuesday night to voice their concerns -- and support -- about a proposal to extend sex education to children as young as kindergarten age.

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July 13, 2010

Log Cabin Republicans Challenge U.S. Policy on Homosexuals in the Military

A Republican gay rights group frustrated with the Obama administration's failure to repeal the "don't ask, don't tell" law is challenging the policy's constitutionality in federal court.

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July 13, 2010

French Parliament Set to Approve Ban on Muslim Veils

France's lower house of parliament appeared ready Tuesday to approve a ban on burqa-like Islamic veils, a move that is popular among French voters despite concerns from Muslim groups and human rights advocates.

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July 13, 2010

Experts to Obama: You Can’t Ignore the Islamic Ideology Behind Terrorism

The Obama administration’s reluctance to acknowledge and confront the religious motivation behind Islamist terrorism is not helping the counter-terror effort, leading experts warn in a new report.

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July 12, 2010

Religion Professor Fired after Explaining Catholic Church’s Stance on Homosexuality

Kenneth Howell, adjunct professor and lecturer for nine years with the University of Illinois' Department of Religion, was fired recently after explaining – in an introductory class on Catholicism — that the Catholic Church believes that homosexual acts are immoral.

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July 12, 2010

Black Friday at the Breakfast Table: DOMA on the Ropes

There it was, a front-page headline on the New York Times: "Judge Topples U. S. Rejection of Gay Unions." In Boston, Federal Judge Joseph Tauro had ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, "plainly encroaches" on the right of the state like Massachusetts to define marriage and ensure its benefits.

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July 12, 2010

Obama at Odds with Petraeus Doctrine on ‘Islam’

The White House's official policy of banning the word "Islam" in describing America's terrorist enemies is in direct conflict with the U.S. military's war-fighting doctrine now guiding commanders in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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July 07, 2010

White House Backs Kenyan Constitution Allowing Abortion

The Obama administration is offering incentives to Kenya to approve a controversial new constitution that would legalize abortion for the first time, promising that passage will "allow money to flow" into the nation's coffers, including U.S. aid.

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July 07, 2010

Pakistan Sect Endures Persecution

No Pakistani minority is as victimized as the country's 4 million Ahmadis, who believe in Islam but are viewed by the rest of the country as heretics. Because they revere another prophet as well as the prophet Muhammad, the Pakistani government has declared Ahmadis "non-Muslims," made it a crime for members to refer to their places of worship as mosques and even barred them from extending the common Muslim greeting, salaam aleykum.

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July 07, 2010

Transgender Woman Wins Ruling against Legislature

A federal judge in Atlanta has handed a legal victory to Vandy Beth Glenn, a transgender woman who was fired from her job as legislative editor for the Georgia General Assembly after announcing she would transition from male to female.

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July 07, 2010

Hawaii Governor Vetoes Same-Sex Civil Unions Bill

Hawaii's governor ended months of speculation by vetoing contentious civil unions legislation that would have granted gay, lesbian and opposite-sex couples the same rights and benefits that the state provides to married couples.

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July 07, 2010

White House Authorizes Implementation of Gay Agenda in HUD, Fed Agencies

With the blessing of the Obama administration – and as a signal to other federal agencies – the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced a policy that “provides lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals and families with further assistance when facing housing discrimination.? The announcement was the fulfillment of several proposals outlined on Oct. 21, 2009, by HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan.

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July 04, 2010

We’re Doomed

Despite the happy talk coming out of the White House, there is overwhelming and terrifying evidence that we’re heading for an economic cliff next year. It’s going to happen. Make your plans accordingly.

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