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-Supreme Court: WWI Memorial Cross Stays

Friday, June 21st, 2019

Yesterday (6/20/19) SCOTUS ruled that a WWI memorial cross on state land in Bladensburg, Maryland could stay where it was. From Christianity Today: On Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in favor of allowing a memorial cross to remain on a state-owned median in Bladensburg, Maryland, and declared that government efforts to maintain the landmark […]

-Supreme Court Throws Out Ruling Against Christian Bakers

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

The Supreme Court on Monday threw out a ruling against a Christian couple in Oregon who were fined for not baking a cake for a gay wedding. Here’s the story from the Christian Post: … the high court vacated an earlier ruling against Aaron and Melissa Klein, a Christian couple from Oregon who lost their […]

-Harvard Study: Religious Upbringing Better for Health and Well-Being of Children

Saturday, June 15th, 2019

Here’s a study from 2018 showing that raising children in a religion and attending weekly religious services produces young adults with greater overall happiness and well-being. From Charisma: The study, conducted by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and released last month (October 2018), shows a link between a religious upbringing and better […]

-Congress Passes Act That Could Criminalize Biblical Christianity

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Congress passed the so-called ‘Equality Act’ on Friday that many believe would criminalize Biblical Christianity if it were to become the law of the land. From Townhall: … It provides the state with the power to persecute anyone who won’t celebrate any aspect of the LGBTQ agenda. Far from merely expanding civil rights categories, it […]

-Chinese Officials Now Editing The Bible Out of Sermons

Thursday, May 9th, 2019

BIBLE “God made the Heaven and the Earth,” but that Biblical proclamation can no longer be preached or taught in a Chinese Christian church, according to Communist officials, since it is contrary to Chinese cultural traditions. From Christian Headlines: Chinese government officials…apparently editing the Bible out of sermons… A pastor in Shangqiu city in Henan […]

-New HHS Rules Protect Religious Freedom of Pro-Life Health Care Workers

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019

The Trump administration Department of Health and Human services has finalized a new comprehensive set of rules and policies to protect the religious freedom and the conscience rights of pro-life health care workers and organizations. From Christianity Today: …the Trump Administration has formalized protections for those who decline to participate in certain medical treatments like […]

-Church Sues Washington State Over Forced Abortion Coverage

Friday, March 15th, 2019

                                                                                    (Image Source: Wikipedia) The State of Washington is forcing churches to provide for abortions in their health care package if they offer coverage for maternity care. State officials are literally forcing churches to provide for abortions or pay fines and even go to jail. Cedar Park Assembly of God Church in Seattle is suing […]

-California Ordered to Pay Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers $399K

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

We were concerned when California passed a law that would force Pro-Life pregnancy centers in the state to provide referrals to abortion clinics. It was an obvious restriction on free speech. Not only that, the new law would force many to violate their own religious convictions and liberty in the process. But the real concern […]

-Federal Judge: University Can’t Single Out and Ban Christian Student Group

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Colleges and universities all across America have been banning Christian groups for demanding that there leaders be—wait for it—actual Christians. One group at the University of Iowa sued the university and won their case in a District Federal Court. From the Christian Post: A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the University of Iowa can’t selectively […]

-A Progressive War on Conservative Christians?

Friday, February 1st, 2019

(Reprinted from our Apologetica page) When Karen Pence announced that she was going to teach in a Christian school the major media went into an attack mode. One Washington Post editor even questioned how traditional Christian schools that were ‘anti-LGBT’ could still be in existence in today’s America. Forget the fact that the Christian schools […]