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Archive for the 'Civil Rights' Category

-Gary Johnson: "Religious Freedom…a Black Hole"

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

            (Gary Johnson: Wikipedia) Some of my conservative friends have suggested that Gary Johnson (Libertarian) might be a worthy alternative for those of us who are not exactly happy with either of the major candidates for president. But some recent comments demonstrate that his views on religious freedom are probably the worst among those […]

-UN: Tax Meat Until Only The Rich Can Eat It?

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Another great idea from the United Nations. Tax meat until no one can afford to eat it except the rich. Why? To save the planet from global warming. Here’s the story from the UK Guardian: Governments should tax meat production in order to stem the global rise in consumption and the environmental damage that goes […]

-Russia: New Law Calls Talking About Jesus to Non-Believers ‘Terrorism’ and Illegal

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

    (Vladimir Putin: Wikipedia) A new law in Russia calls Christians who share their faith with non-believers ‘terrorists’ and subjects them to arrest and punishment. Not only that, Putin borrowed a page from the old Communist USSR regime and has outlawed missionary work, house churches, talking about God in public, and has demanded that neighbors […]

-Iowa Civil Rights Commission Backs Down and Supports Religious Freedom

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Earlier this month, the Iowa Civil Rights Commission seemed to be saying that any church that opened its doors to the public was subject to the state’s discrimination laws and transgender bathroom regulations. It was tantamount to legally requiring pastors and churches to refrain from preaching or teaching traditional Christian doctrine and, in particular, Biblical […]

-Iowa: Churches Must Comply with Transgender Bathroom Laws?

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

The Civil Rights Commission of at least one state (Iowa) seems to be declaring that churches must comply with the state’s transgender bathroom laws regardless of the first amendment since they are ‘open to the public.’ Here’s the story from Todd Starnes of  Fox News: Is a church a place of public accommodation and if […]

-New York City: $250K Fine For Using ‘Wrong’ Pronoun For Transgender Folk?

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

(New York City panorama: Wikipedia)  New York City is planning to give out fines up to $250,000 for willfully using the ‘wrong’ pronoun for transgender folk. Here’s the story from LifeSiteNews: New York City’s human rights commission says it will fine New York employers and landlords up to $250,000 for using the wrong pronoun to […]