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Archive for November, 2013

-UK: Gay Rights Trump Christian B&B Owners in Supreme Court Appeal

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

(UK Supreme Court building: d-notice) A Christian couple who owned a bed and breakfast and refused to allow a homosexual couple to stay in their residence has lost their appeal to Britain’s Supreme Court. The couple protested that their religious conscience would not allow them to serve unmarried heterosexuals also so it wasn’t a case […]

-Obama Administration’s False Claim: Hobby Lobby Restricting Employee Access to Contraceptives

Friday, November 29th, 2013

   (Valerie Jarrett: Wikipedia) Obama administration’s Valerie Jarrett is claiming that the Hobby Lobby is trying to restrict their employees access to contraceptives? Another ridiculous Obamacare claim being made by this administration. In reality this is part of the administration’s PR barrage in their battle for the HHS Contraceptive Mandate against freedom of religion. Here’s […]

-Happy Thanksgiving 2013

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

              ("The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth": Wikipedia) Happy Thanksgiving 2013 to you and yours. Our traditional Thanksgiving message follows: Thanksgiving is a uniquely American celebration that began nearly four centuries ago with a deeply religious people, the Pilgrims, giving thanks to God for preserving them though a very hard year and bringing them their first […]

-Supreme Court Will Rule on Obama HHS Contraceptive Mandate and The Religious Rights of Businesses and Corporations

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

                         (US Supreme Court building: Wikipedia) The Supreme court of the US has announced that they will consider and rule on the Obama Administration’s HHS Contraceptive Mandate and the religious rights of businesses and corporations. Here’s the story from RNS: The Supreme Court announced on Tuesday (Nov. 26) that it will decide whether for-profit businesses […]

-Federal Judge Rules Against Housing Allowance for Ministers

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

                       (Photo credit: Wikipedia) A federal judge has ruled that the housing tax exemption for ministers is unconstitutional. Here’s the story from CitizenLink: A federal judge in Wisconsin issued an opinion Friday saying housing allowances for clergy members are unconstitutional. If carried out, the ruling would affect pastors and their families across the country. Passed […]

-Supreme Court Orders Obama Admin Response to Immigrant ‘Homeschool’ case

Monday, November 25th, 2013

                         ( U.S. Supreme Court Building: Wikipedia) The US Supreme Court has ordered for the Obama Justice Dept’s official response to a petition from a German immigrant family that wants to stay in the US. Originally the family was granted asylum in 2010 by an immigration judge in Tennessee but that decision was appealed by […]

-Atheists Sue IRS Over Preferential Treatment of Religious Organizations

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

             (IRS Logo: Wikipedia) Several atheist organizations are suing the IRS over what they say is preferential treatment of non-profit religious organizations and churches. Currently all tax-exempt organizations must file a Form 990 financial report listing their donors and details concerning their finances every year— except churches and religious organizations. Atheist organizations claim this is […]

-President Obama Chose to Omit ‘Under God’ When He Recited the Gettysburg Address

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

Yesterday was the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. In President Obama’s recitation of the address for that occasion he chose to omit the words “under God.” The words were not in the first drafts of the address but were contained in the final version signed by Lincoln. Also, reporters present on that occasion confirm […]

-150th Anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

                  (Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg:  Wikipedia) Today is the 150 year anniversary of Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address: Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, […]

-An International ‘War’ on Christians?- Part V

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

                 (World Distribution of Christianity: Wikipedia) Reportedly an average of 100,000 Christians a year have been killed for their faith in the last decade. Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, outgoing president of the U.S. Catholic bishops recently referred to the beginning of the 21st century as "a new age of martyrs."  Others dispute the use of […]