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Archive for May, 2015

-Judge Has Dementia Patient Euthanized Despite Medical Staff Protest

Monday, May 18th, 2015

A judge in the Netherlands ordered a dementia patient to be killed over the objections of the medical staff caring for the woman. Here’s the story from Charisma News: A judge in the Netherlands has allowed an 80-year-old woman to be euthanized, …the woman was living in a dementia care home… Medical staff treating her […]

-Actually It’s ‘Cultural Christians’ That Are Really In Decline

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

      (Photo: courtesy of TripAdvisor) For years nearly every American (90%+) identified themselves as ‘Christian’ mostly because everyone they knew claimed it and besides as kids their parents took them to church at least at Christmas and Easter. In the mid 20th century after WWII everyone was considered to be a Christian unless they were […]

-Religious Affiliation in America: Overall Christian Decline but Evangelicals Still Strong

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

The latest comprehensive research from Pew on Religions in America shows Christianity in decline since 2007 ( –7.8%) with a dramatic rise in the unaffiliated (+ 22.8%). Nevertheless, Christians still account for 70.6% of the population with all other religions at only 5.9%. So Christianity is still the dominant religion in America. Note; while Catholics […]

-Catholic University an Offensive Environment for Muslim Students?

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

A Catholic University is supposedly being investigated because it has Christian crosses and icons in nearly every room. A complaint has been filed citing the school as an offensive environment for Muslim students seeking a place to pray. George Washington University Law School Professor John Banzhaf has filed a sixty page complaint against Catholic University […]

-Could ‘Net Neutrality’ Regulations Result in Feds Controlling Content?

Monday, May 11th, 2015

The two Republican members on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which recently passed new “net neutrality” regulations, are both concerned that this could ultimately lead to Federal bureaucrats or worse yet Federal political appointees controlling content on the Internet. The fear is that the new ‘regs’ might be used in ways that are somewhat comparable […]

-So It May Soon Be ‘Mx.’ For Transgender Folks Instead of ‘Mr.,’ ‘Mrs.,’ and ‘Miss.’?

Friday, May 8th, 2015

Publishers of English language dictionaries are reportedly grappling with the problem of finding a new honorific term to use for transgender folk instead of the traditional designations of "Mr.," "Mrs." and "Miss." According to this article in the Christian Post, ‘Mx.’ is on the way to becoming the a new official honorific designation: …Recently an […]

-City Ordered Church to Remove Pro-Life Signs

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

(Image: Valley Church of Christ, Harrisburg VA) Officials of the City of Harrisonburg, VA ordered the Valley Church of Christ to take down two pro-life signs displayed on church property within 10 days or receive ‘criminal charges’ and a fine. The charges could have resulted in as mush as a year in jail and a […]

-National Day of Prayer 2015

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Today (May 7, 2015) is the official U.S. National Day of prayer. Please remember to pray for our nation. Here’s a link to the official website with prayer suggestions. National Prayer 2015 : Heavenly Father, We come to You in the Name that is above every name—Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior. Our hearts cry […]

-Should Free Speech Be Limited Because of Muslim Sensibilities?

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

See the video above where Megyn Kelly continues to support free speech in America in spite of the recent onslaught of folks that would like to restrict any kind of media, speech, or action which is offensive to Muslims. In a recent interview Kelly even asked whether we “Should We Get Rid of All Jews?” […]

-Re: USCIRF 2015 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) released its 2015 Annual Report on April 30. The report documents religious freedom violations around the world noting those countries in the last 12 months which were the most problematic when it comes to abusing religious liberty. A statement from USCIRF Chair Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett: “Not […]