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August 31, 2010

Christopher Hitchens’ last public debate: “Does Athiesm Poison Everything?” with David Berlinski

The Fixed Point foundation in Birminghan, AL is hosting a debate between Hitches and David Berlinski on the implications of atheism and secularism for society. This will likely be the last public debate for Hitchens, who has been one of the most outspoken proponents for atheism in the last decade. Hitchens was diagnosed with cancer a few months ago, and agreed to fulfill this commitment for the Fixed Point foundation, who has hosted numerous debates between atheistic and Christian thinkers over the last few years.

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August 23, 2010

House of Commons Passes Motion To Mark August 23rd As Black Ribbon Day

Liberal Foreign Affairs Critic, the Hon. Bob Rae, passed a unanimous Resolution in Parliament today to commemorate the victims of Europe’s totalitarian regimes.

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August 21, 2010

Chuck Colson, Timothy George, & Robert George Discuss Walker’s Prop 8 Ruling on Hugh Hewitt Show

Three intellectual men of faith spend the hour responding to the San Francisco judge's decision in the Proposition 8 case, overturning seven million voters in California.

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August 10, 2010

Six Abortion Clinics File Lawsuit in Louisiana, Challenge New Abortion Laws

Six abortion clinics filed a federal lawsuit Friday, challenging two laws which recently passed by overwhelming margins the Louisiana legislature. One law requires ultrasound exams be given to women considering abortion.

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August 10, 2010

Prop 8: Marriage on Trial in the Courts – and the Media

As the legal wrangling over California’s marriage amendment– and the definition of marriage for the nation – continues today in federal court, gay activists are moving to sway Americans in the court of public opinion.

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August 10, 2010

Same-Sex Marriage Judge Finds That a Child Has Neither a Need Nor a Right to a Mother

U.S. District Judge Vaughn R. Walker, who ruled last week that a voter-approved amendment to California’s constitution that limited marriage to the union of one man and one woman violated the Fourteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, based that ruling in part on his finding that a child does not need and has no right to a mother.

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August 10, 2010

The World According to Judge Walker

Neither traditional marriage nor even gender distinctions can survive the awesome finality of his pronouncements.

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August 06, 2010

Marriage on Trial: Reactions to the Prop 8 Decision

In a release Wednesday, the White House said, U.S. District Judge Vaughn R. Walker’s ruling Wednesday–which struck down California’s marriage amendment – is still being discussed and analyzed. Of all the reactions, the White House response appears to be drawing fire from supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage.

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August 05, 2010

Federal Judge Strikes Down Prop 8; One Man, One Women Marriage ‘Irrational’

U.S. District Judge Vaughn R. Walker today struck down California’s Proposition 8– a voter-driven referendum, which confirming that marriage should remain between one man and one woman. Walker wrote in his 136-page decision on Perry v. Schwarzenegger that Prop 8 was “unconstitutional under both the due process and equal protection clauses,? referring to the 14th Amendment.

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August 05, 2010

Judging Marriage: Proposition 8 Struck Down

Yesterday, federal district court Judge Vaughn Walker, a Reagan appointee, overturned California's Proposition 8, which defines marriage as the union of one man and one woman. While the immediate impact is limited to the state of California, the consequences of this egregious bit of judicial overreach threatens to be nationwide.

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August 04, 2010

Tebow’s Devotion to Faith Divides Broncos Fans

Michelle Olson calls herself the anti-Tebow. She is a diehard Broncos fan but has no love in her heart for its limelight-stealing sensation, rookie quarterback and evangelical everyman Tim Tebow. "He's a big distraction and has done nothing to prove he's NFL material," the 25-year-old Fort Collins woman said Tuesday morning at Broncos training camp in Dove Valley. It's Tebow's eagerness to share his Christian values and beliefs that really irks her.

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August 04, 2010

Panel Allows Mosque Close to Ground Zero

An Islamic cultural center that the Cordoba Initiative and the American Society for Muslim Advancement hope to build near ground zero has been trumpeted as an effort toward building bridges between Muslims and the families of Sept. 11 victims. But that wasn't in evidence Tuesday as a key vote by a New York City panel prompted cries of "shame on you" and charges of "disaster," countered by protestations of "How big is the Muslim-free zone around ground zero?"

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August 04, 2010

U.S. Appeals Court: Pa. Prison Can Ban Muslim Scarf

Prison officials can ban employees from wearing religious headscarves out of concerns they pose a safety risk, a U.S. appeals court in Philadelphia ruled Monday in a split 2-1 decision.

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August 04, 2010

Pelosi Won’t Say When Jesus Got the Right to Life

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), a Catholic, publicly stated earlier this year that she had a duty to pursue policies “in keeping with the values? of Jesus Christ, the “Word made Flesh.? But at a press briefing last week, when reminded of this statement, Pelosi declined to say when Jesus got the right to life.

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August 03, 2010

Love Divine, All Loves Excelling A Perspective on Same-Sex Desire

For whatever reason, all of us have different dispositions and face different temptations. And some, from an early age, experience same-sex attraction and desire. Put aside for a moment whether or not we're wired that way or whether it is simply the result of nurture, some perverse choice that we make, or some combination. Because we do know that God has created us, and we know from natural law and God's Word what His rules for living are.

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August 03, 2010

Gay Curriculum Aimed at Middle School Students

Under the pretext of developing “safe school? curriculum, a textbook publishing company is releasing middle school curriculum to address the needs of gay-, lesbian-, and transgender-identified students.

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August 03, 2010

President Obama’s Climate ‘Plan B’ in Hot Water

President Barack Obama’s ‘Plan B’ for tackling global warming is under attack in the courts and on Capitol Hill.

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August 03, 2010

Adult Stem Cell Research Far Ahead of Embryonic Stem Cell Research

A few months ago, Dr. Thomas Einhorn was treating a patient with a broken ankle that wouldn't heal, even with multiple surgeries. So he sought help from the man's own body.

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