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Archive for February, 2009

-Beheadings and Honor Killings just Domestic Violence?

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

Are beheadings and ‘honor killings’ related to Islam or just plain old domestic violence? There are all sorts of folks that have come out of the woodwork since the ‘beheading in Buffalo’ apologizing for Islam and contending that it is just a form of ‘cultural’ domestic violence and not related to the Muslim religion at […]

-India: Numerous Incidents of Christians Being Persecuted

Friday, February 27th, 2009

(-India via Wikipedia) Here is a link to a Compass Direct report of numerous incidents where Christians have recently been persecuted by Hindu activists in India. Although the Supreme court of India recently declared that there is ‘freedom of religion’ in India, many of the Indian states have provisions against converting from Hindu religion. In […]

-Calif: Judicial Committee Seeks to Overturn Prop 8

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

(Image via Wikipedia) The Prop 8 saga continues! Now the state Assembly Judiciary Committee has filed a friend-of-the-court brief this last week asking the California Supreme Court to overturn the Prop 8 vote. They are contending that voters should not have a say at all in the issue–that voters cannot be trusted to make the […]

-‘God’ the New 4-Letter Word in American Schools?

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

(Run time- 6:54) A great Video commentary by John Whitehead on religion in American public schools–well worth 6 minutes and 54 seconds of your time. Found this on OneNewsNow. John Whitehead, founder of The Rutherford Institute, is quoted in an interview: “God has become THE four-letter word in most public schools in the United States, […]

-Counselor Suspended for "Exposing" Teens to Christian Music

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

(-Huntington Beach Pier via Wikipedia) A veteran counselor at Orangewood Children’s Home was suspended for six weeks without pay for “exposing” four teens to Christian music. The Home is an emergency shelter in Orange County California for “neglected and sexually, physically or emotionally abused children.” Maureen Loya, a counselor at the home for more than […]

-Should Penn Thank Prop 8 for His Oscar?

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

(Image via Wikipedia) Am I the only one that thinks that the passage of Prop 8 (California’s Traditional Marriage Amendment) might have had something to do with Sean Penn winning an Oscar? Hardly! For a couple of months now we have heard from movie reviewers nothing but raves and superlatives about Mickey Rourke’s acting performance […]

-Obama More Popular Than Jesus?

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

d (-Picture by Getty Images via Daylife) Years ago in the ’60’s the Beatles were quoted as saying that they were more popular than Jesus. The statement at the time caused a considerable controversy. The results of a recent Harris Poll was released on Thursday which named President Obama as the person they admire enough […]

-Student Silenced over Traditional Marriage Speech

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

Student Jonathan Lopez says that he was discriminated against when his professor refused to let him finish his pro-‘traditional marriage’ speech in a Los Angles City College class. According a LA Times article: “…his professor called him a “fascist bastard” and refused to let him finish his speech against same-sex marriage during a public speaking […]

-Arkansas: Atheist Provision Needs to be Dropped

Friday, February 20th, 2009

(-Image via Wikipedia) There is a provision within the Arkansas state constitution that prohibits atheists from holding office and testifying in court.   there is now a bill before the Arkansas legislature to amend Article 19, Section 1, of the Arkansas Constitution which states: “No person who denies the being of a God shall hold any […]

-Pope Reprimands Pelosi on Abortion

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

(-Picture by Getty Images via Daylife) On Wednesday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi had a private audience with Pope Benedict. According to reports, the meeting was less than cordial with the Pope taking the opportunity to instruct Rep. Pelosi on the church’s position on abortion and on the “dignity of human life”. Here is the official Vatican […]