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-Canada: Appeals Court Rules Against Christian Law School

Friday, July 8th, 2016

                                   (Illustration from Trinity Western University website) A Canadian Christian law school was denied accreditation because of their Biblical stand on homosexuality and marriage. Now their lawsuit against the accreditation body has been rejected by a Canadian Appeals Court. Here’s the story from the Baptist Press: The Ontario Court of Appeal on June 29 ruled […]

-California Bill: Title IX Religious Exemption Under attack

Friday, June 10th, 2016

TITLE IX RELIGIOUS EXEMPTION We predicted last month that Christian schools would soon come under attack after President Obama demanded that public schools accommodate transgender students. Now there is a bill before the California legislature that will directly attack Christian colleges in the state by eliminating the Title IX religious exemption. Here’s the story from Charisma News: A […]

-Obama Administration: Hospitals Must Do ‘Sex Changes’ and Abortions or Lose Federal Funding

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

          (President Obama: Wikipedia) This story was completely lost in the news over Obama’s transgender bathroom demands for public schools. The same day the Obama administration also announced that all hospitals who receive federal funds of any kind (including Medicare) must accommodate transgender folks and provide sex change operations and abortions or face legal action […]

-Department of Education ‘Shame List’: The Beginning of Government Persecution of Christian Colleges?

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

The Obama administration’s Department of Education recently published a ‘shame list’ of Christian colleges seeking a religious exemption to federal Title IX ‘anti-discrimination’ laws.  Here’s the story from the Blaze: According to the list, more than 230 schools have received exemption from Title IX as of April 1, with more than 30 requests still pending. […]

-God’s Not Dead 2: Farfetched or Reality?

Monday, April 4th, 2016

There are a number of different reactions to the recent release of the film “God’s Not Dead 2.” Religious liberty in America is front and center in the plot of the movie. Some atheists are complaining that the scenario presented in the film is farfetched while many Christians groups are noting how the script follows […]

-Gay Activists Try to Get Religious Schools Kicked Out of NCAA Sports?

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Eighty different gay activist groups have attempted to get religious schools (Christian) that maintain traditional Biblical values and standards kicked out of NCAA sports. Here’s the story from the Blaze: …  Protections under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prevent discrimination based on sex in education and sports programs that receive federal money, […]

-USC: Student Leader Faces Impeachment for Being Too Conservative?

Friday, March 11th, 2016

In the 60’s there was a ‘free speech’ movement on college and university campuses all across America. The whole point at that time was to allow the students to be exposed to and express diverse opinions and speeches. Even for causes that were unpopular or in downright opposition prevailing thinking among the powers that be […]

-UK: Christian Postgraduate Student Expelled for Opposing Gay Marriage

Monday, February 29th, 2016

A Christian postgraduate student in the UK has been expelled from a university for expressing his opposition to gay marriage in a Facebook post. Here’s the story from The UK Telegraph: A Christian postgraduate student has been expelled from his course, effectively ending his chances of a career as a social worker, for voicing opposition […]

-School: Biblical Content Cut from ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ Play

Friday, December 18th, 2015

The whole point of the famous ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ is to answer the question  ‘what is the true meaning of Christmas?’ In the TV production and the play the answer and the punch line is provided by Luke 2:8-14- it is all about the birth of Jesus Christ. So how exactly can the ‘Biblical […]

-It’s Not Unconstitutional to Call It a ‘Christmas Tree’

Saturday, December 12th, 2015

It is becoming more and more common around America to call a Christmas tree in the public square a ‘Holiday Tree’ under the mistaken impression that it is now ‘unconstitutional’ to use the word ‘Christmas.’ However that is really not the case. In reality references to Christmas and even displays on public property are legal […]