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-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 […]

-The Angry Opposition to Free Speech in America

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

There was a time in America when a variety of differing views were tolerated. I went to college in the ’60s when the ‘free speech’ movement began in the San Francisco Bay area (UC Berkeley). Looking at the news today I see that Trump supporters were attacked in that same area (San Jose). I do […]

-US Virgin Islands: AG Racketeering Lawsuit Against Climate Change Skeptic Groups

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Forget the first Amendment, it no longer applies when it comes to global warming.  Silencing seems to be the prevailing method for dealing with ideological opponents. On College campuses this type of intimidation is happening all of the time. In this case it is a government Attorney General which is leading the way by suing […]

-Bill Nye ‘The Science Guy’ Supports Jailing Climate Change Skeptics?

Monday, April 18th, 2016

                  (Bill Nye: via Wikipedia) In a recent interview, TV’s famous Bill Nye ‘The Science Guy’ seemed to support the idea that ‘climate change skeptics’ should be convicted and jailed like war criminals. Here’s the story from the Christian Post: In a video interview with Climate Depot’s Marc Morano this week, Nye was asked how […]

-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 […]

-Russia: An Atheist Facing Prison for Denying God?

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

      (Logo: VK social Network) A Russian is facing a year in prison for denying the existence of God on social media. Here’s the story from NBC News: A Russian faces up to a year in prison for saying "there is no God" during an argument on social media, his lawyers said Wednesday.  … Krasnov, […]

-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 […]

-Federal Judge: CA Pro-Life Counseling Centers Must Provide Referrals for Abortions

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

A Federal judge refused to grant an injunction against a California law (effective Jan, 1) that would force all Pro-Life pregnancy counseling centers to provide referrals for abortions. Here’s the story from World Magazine: Under the law, pro-life pregnancy centers must give information about abortion even though they exist to offer abortion alternatives, Alliance Defending […]

-Iranian President Defends Charlie Hebdo Attacks?

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is making the rounds in Europe this week trying to drum up business for his country. Before going to Paris he made the following reference which seemed to justify the Charlie Hebdo attacks and killings last year in France. Here’s the story from Townhall: Before heading to Paris after a visit […]