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Archive for March, 2012

-Catholic Student Group at Vanderbilt U. Forced Off Campus

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

A Catholic student group has been forced to leave Vanderbilt U. after refusing to comply with the school’s so-called ‘Non-Discrimination Policy. The policy mandates that all may attend student groups and no specific religious qualifications can be maintained when it comes to group leadership. Therefore under the new rule, non-Catholics could be voted in to […]

-Christian Owned T-shirt Company Accused of ‘Discrimination’

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

From the Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader: Popular Lexington T-shirt printer Hands On Originals has triggered a wave of criticism after telling organizers of Lexington’s annual gay pride festival that it would not produce apparel for the event because Hands On is a Christian company. On Monday, the Gay and Lesbian Services Organization of Lexington, which organizes […]

-Religious Charities Concerned About New USAID Policy on Hiring

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

                               (USAID logo -Photo credit: Wikipedia) From Christianity Today: Evangelical organizations that partner with Uncle Sam to deliver humanitarian aid overseas are voicing concern and outrage over a new federal policy that "strongly encourages" all contractors to develop anti-discrimination policies covering employees’ sexual orientation. Response: Another situation where the Obama Administration is touching on a […]

-UK: Case of Street Preacher Persecuted by ‘Offended’ Homosexuals

Monday, March 26th, 2012

          (Photo credit: Wikipedia) From Citizen Link: In 2010, Michael Overd of Great Britain was taking part in a street outreach with friends when two gay men spat at and cursed him for reading verses saying homosexuality is a sin. In 2011, the same two men accosted him while he was preaching alone — threatening […]

-Offended Atheists Scrub Away Highway Blessing

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Atheists in Polk County Florida recently scrubbed away a ‘blessing’ placed on a major highway a year ago by a group of area religious leaders. A group of Christians leaders called Polk Under Prayer (PUP) had prayed over the major highway coming into their county and had anointed it with consecrated oil. The Christian prayer […]

-France: Muslim Terrorist Who Murdered Jewish School Children and Rabbi is Dead

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

                                   (France  -Photo credit: Wikipedia) From DEBKAfile Special Report March 22, 2012: French-born al Qaeda killer, Mohammed Merah – who shocked the world by murdering three Jewish schoolchildren and their teacher in Toulouse by shots to the head, after killing three French paratroopers – was found dead after jumping out of a window still shooting […]

-Syria: Christians Have Much to Lose

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Bashar and Asma al-Assad, President and first-wife of Syria. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Last year with the coming of the ‘Arab Spring,’ the popular notion projected and supported by the Western media was that oppressed people in the Middle East were rising up against their long-time ruthless dictators seeking Western-style democracy. Since that time, in every […]

-Obama Proposes an Expanded ‘Religious Exemption’ for Birth-Control Mandate?

Saturday, March 17th, 2012

                                             (Image via Wikipedia) A new proposal by the Obama administration for an expanded religious exemption was reportedly contained within Friday’s 32-page document dump on the birth-control mandate. The first reports on the administration document emphasized that the HHS contraceptive mandate was now going to be expanded to include coverage for all students including those […]

-Obama Doubles Down on Contraceptive Mandate to Include Students

Friday, March 16th, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 16, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com): In a move that is likely to reignite the ire of religious leaders, late Friday afternoon the Obama administration announced a proposal that would require universities, including religious universities, to provide contraception, sterilization, and abortion-inducing drugs to their students, as well as their employees, without a co-pay. This appears […]

-Grand Mufti Calls for Destruction of All Churches in Region

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

                                            (Image via Wikipedia) The Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia, Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah, recently called for the destruction of all Christian churches in the region. This declaration came in response to an inquiry by a delegation from Kuwait. Raymond Ibrahim reports: According to several Arabic news sources, last Monday, Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin […]