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Archive for March, 2015

-Chaplain Could Lose Job Over Christian Beliefs

Friday, March 13th, 2015

A highly decorated 19-year veteran Chaplain is in danger of losing his job because of his Christian beliefs. It is claimed by his commanding officer, who gave him outstanding written evaluation and recommendations in the past, that he is now unable to properly function in his position because of intolerant Christian views toward sexuality and […]

-Kentucky: Government Overriding First Amendment and Forcing Christian Printer into ‘Reeducation’ Program

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Here is another case where a government agency is overriding the First Amendment in favor of gay rights and same-sex marriage. Lexington-Fayette County officials in Kentucky are trying to force a Christian printer to print messages that are against his Christian faith and in the process are violating his Constitutional rights to free speech and […]

-American Religion: Attendance and Affiliation Declines while Prayer Rises?

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

According to a 2014 General Social Survey conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago, formal American religious practice is continuing to decline while personal prayer in on the rise. From an article in the Washington Post: A record-low share of Americans attend church regularly, affiliate with a religious faith and see themselves as religious, […]

-San Francisco: Legislators Trying to Force Catholic Schools to Drop Standards for Teachers

Monday, March 9th, 2015

The Catholic Archbishop of San Francisco recently released a new teacher’s handbook for four Catholic highs schools in the San Francisco area with a ‘code of conduct’ that reflected the Catholic faith. Eight California legislators from the San Francisco area are up in arms trying to force the Catholic schools to drop the teacher standards […]

-UC Irvine: Students Ban Offensive American Flag

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

UPDATE: UC Irvine student executive cabinet vetoed this legislation. So the flag is still flying. The associated student government at University of California, Irvine has voted to ban the American flag from the student union area citing the need for it to be ’inclusive.’ According to the legislation, while the flag may be a positive […]

-Florida: City Trying to Force Churches to Get a Business License

Friday, March 6th, 2015

(Common Ground Church/Facebook) A city in Florida is trying to force churches to get a business license. In one case the city government even sent a worker to spy on the church and has threatened to impose fines of $500 a day. Here’s the story from Charisma: Liberty Counsel sent a letter to the City […]

-SCOTUS: Should Two Justices Recuse Themselves From the Same-Sex Marriage Case?

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Two Supreme Court Justices have gone out of their way to demonstrate their opinions on same-sex marriage by actually officiating at gay weddings. Should they recuse themselves from the upcoming same-sex marriage case? Here’s an article about this situation from the Christian Post: …In April, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in an appeal from […]

-Obama Foreign Policies Leading to Christian Persecution?

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Franklin Graham of Samaritan’s Purse (a Christian relief organization0 and BGEA believes that  President Barack Obama’s sympathy towards Islam is bringing on a ‘Storm of Islam’ that will result in Christian persecution in this country and around the world. From the Blaze: “We’re going to see persecution, I believe, in this country, because our president […]

-Costco Lawsuit: Is this Really Religious Discrimination?

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

A former employee is suing Costco for religious discrimination after he complained about some of the requirements of his job which went against his faith. Then he was reassigned to a different position that he obviously did not like. As a Muslim he didn’t want to touch pork or liquor which was required in his […]