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Archive for November, 2013

-A New Israeli-Saudi-French Front Against Iran?

Monday, November 18th, 2013

        (Saudi King Abdullah:  Wikipedia) Strange bedfellows indeed? Since President Obama and Secretary of  State Kerry seem convinced that Iran is serious about a detente with America a new trio of allies are forming to continue on as serious opposition to the Iranian nuclear program- Israel, Saudi Arabia, and France. Here’s the story from FrontPageMag: […]

-US Catholic Bishops Reaffirm Their Opposition to the HHS Contraceptive Mandate

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

The Conference of US Catholic Bishops reaffirmed their opposition to the Obama administration’s HHS Contraceptive Mandate. Here’s the story from the National Catholic Reporter: The U.S. bishops on Wednesday reaffirmed their opposition to a federal mandate requiring coverage of contraceptive services in healthcare plans, alleging that “the government is refusing to uphold its obligation to […]

-7th Circuit Blocks HHS Contraception Mandate for Catholic Business Owners

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

This is another case where a Court of Appeals has blocked the Obama administration’s HHS Contraceptive Mandate. This time the suit was brought by two Catholic business owners. Here’s the story from LifeSite News: The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has blocked enforcement of ObamaCare’s controversial contraception mandate in the case of two Catholic business […]

-Chaplains Sue VA Over Harassment and Attacks on Their Faith

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

                         (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Two military chaplains are suing the VA over harassment and attacks on their Christian faith that they were forced to endure from a VA training supervisor. From the Christian News Service: A lawsuit filed Friday alleges that the leader of a San Diego-based Department of Veterans Affairs chaplain training program severely […]

-Poll: Anti-Semitism on the Rise in Europe

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

                                          (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Anti-Semitism is on the rise once more in Europe according to a poll taken by the European Union’s Agency for Fundamental Rights. Three-quarters of the 5,847 Jews who participated in the survey claimed that anti-Semitism was definitely on the rise in the country where they lived and close to one-third have […]

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

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Previous posts in this series:                    (Photo credit: rogiro) -An International ‘War’ on Christians? -Part I -An International ‘War’ on Christians?- Part II -An International ‘War’ on Christians?- Part III An average of 100,000 Christians a year have been killed for their faith during the last 10 years. Most of the persecution has happened in […]

-Senate to Consider UN Treaty That Overrides Parental Rights and American Law

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

                                (United Nations logo: Wikipedia) The US Senate will soon vote again on a UN treaty that could override American law and parental rights. Last year it failed to receive the necessary 2/3 vote. Hopefully that will be the case once more. Here’s the story from Citizen Link: The U.S. Senate will consider, again, a […]

-Supreme Court to Consider Case on Public Prayer

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

                         (U.S. Supreme Court building: Wikipedia) On Wednesday the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case of  Town of Greece (NY) v. Galloway which is all about whether prayers should be allowed in public governmental meetings. From The Blaze: Town of Greece v. Galloway involves a dispute over invocations at town board meetings […]

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

Monday, November 4th, 2013

        (R. Khomeini: Wikipedia) Previous posts in this series: -An International ‘War’ on Christians?  -An International ‘War’ on Christians?- Part II In the previous two posts we presented the problem which is the persecution of Christians around the world resulting in an average of 100,000 death a year over the last decade.  We are attempting […]

-DC Circuit Strikes Down The HHS Contraceptive Mandate

Friday, November 1st, 2013

Today the DC Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the Obamacare HHS Contraceptive Mandate over the issue of religious freedom and conscience. Here’s the story from Breitbart’s Big Government: On Friday, the DC Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the birth control mandate in Kathleen Sebelius’ Department of Health and Human Services regulations under Obamacare. […]