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Archive for February, 2013

-Boy Scouts Back Away and Delay Gay Policy Change

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

                            (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America announced today that they were delaying their decision on changing their current policy which excludes Gay members and leaders. Now any proposed change will be voted on by the 1,400 members of the national council at their annual meeting in May. Last […]

-Responding to The New Obama HHS Contraceptive Compromise

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

                                                     (Photo credit: Wikipedia) So far most religious organizations including the Catholic Bishops in America are taking their time looking at the new so-called compromise to the HHS contraceptive mandate. It is supposed to offer a way for religious organization to avoid paying for insurance that provides free contraceptives and free abortion inducing medications to […]

-Obama Administration: New Proposal Would let Religious Groups ‘Opt-Out of Contraception Mandate?

Monday, February 4th, 2013

       (Photo credit: Wikipedia) This would seem to be good news but we will withhold our congrats until this new provision is fully vetted. Nevertheless it would seem that the Obama administration is now proposing to provide some kind of exemption for religious affiliated organizations when it comes to the HHS ‘contraceptive mandate.’ From CNN […]

-Oregon: Baker Under State Investigation for Refusing a Wedding Cake for Same-Sex Couple

Monday, February 4th, 2013

From Erica Nochlin, KATU News: A Gresham baker is the subject of a state investigation after he refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. Did Sweet Cakes owner Aaron Klein violate the law when he told the couple that he couldn’t sell them a cake because “they were abominations to the Lord?” […]

-Do Christian Schools Have a Right to Hire Only Christian Teachers?

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013

                                  (Calvary Chapel’s logo: Wikipedia) Do Christian schools have a right in America to hire only Christian teachers that adhere to a particular doctrinal standard? The Obama administration doesn’t think so as they demonstrated in an earlier court case against a Christian school but in that case the US Supreme Court unanimously supported that right. […]

-University of Michigan: Christian Club Kicked Off Campus

Friday, February 1st, 2013

                                      (Photo credit: Wikipedia) From Todd Starnes of Fox News: The University of Michigan is accused of kicking an InterVarsity Christian Fellowship chapter off campus because the group requires its leaders to be Christians – an apparent violation of the university’s non-discrimination policy. Greg Jao, InterVarsity’s national field director, told Fox News the Asian chapter […]