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Archive for February, 2012

-Afghanistan Erupts in Protest over Quran Burnings at Bagram Airbase

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

                   (Quran -Photo credit: manitoon) Allegations that NATO troops at Bagram airbase had set fire to dozens of copies of the Quran sent thousands of Afghans into a frenzied protest against the foreign troops but particularly against America. The base guards shot rubber bullets into the crowd to control the situation as the mob shouted […]

-2,500 Pastors, Evangelical Leaders and Every U.S. Catholic Bishop Oppose Obama Mandate

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

                                    (Image via Wikipedia) This is a story that just will not go away because President Obama refuses to budge from his stated mandate and so-called compromise on contraceptives and abortives. Meanwhile, over thousands of religious leaders including pastors, evangelical leaders, and every Catholic Bishop in America oppose the mandate and recognize it for what […]

-50 Years Ago Today: “Gods Speed, John Glenn”

Monday, February 20th, 2012

                                            (Image via Wikipedia) 50 years ago today (February 20, 1962), as the US Friendship 7 spacecraft rose from the launch pad and headed for space, Scott Carpenter at mission control reflected what every American was thinking at the time when he proclaimed: "God speed, John Glenn!" John Glenn became the first American to orbit […]

-12 States So Far Oppose Obama’s ‘Abortives’ Mandate

Monday, February 20th, 2012

                     (Emergency Contraception via Wikipedia) I am tired of seeing this referred to as a ‘contraceptives’ mandate when the most objectionable part involves abortives like RU486 the so-called ‘morning after pill’. Meanwhile, I have found this article that lists attorney Generals from 12 different states that are ready to challenge the Obama administration over this […]

-UPDATE: 2nd Circuit Rules that the Stay only Applies to One NYC Church

Sunday, February 19th, 2012

                                         (Image via Wikipedia) We reported on Friday that the 60 churches meeting in NY City public schools had received a stay from U.S. District Court and could temporarily continue where they were. later in the day, the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the stay issued by the District court would only apply […]

-Baptists on Obama’s Mandate: We’d Rather Go to Jail and Pay Fines

Sunday, February 19th, 2012

            (Image via Wikipedia) Obama’s contraceptive and abortive mandate is not just a Catholic issue, the Baptists are also ready to combat the issue on the grounds of religious liberty and even go to jail for the cause. Two Southern Baptist ethicists and one university president testified against the mandate before a congressional panel on […]