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-Christian Venue’s Creative Response to Forced Hosting of Same-Sex Weddings

Saturday, March 24th, 2018

A wedding venue in New York, Liberty Ridge Farm, lost a 3 1/2 year legal battle after they declined to host a same-sex wedding. The Christian owners, who support traditional marriage, have found a creative way to discourage potential same-sex customers. They make it very clear that part of their fees and profits will be […]

-Media Mistranslations of “Allahu Akbar”

Monday, November 6th, 2017

You have heard it on TV broadcasts and read it in your daily fish wrap. Over and over again the media tries to explain to us that “Allahu akbar” is nothing more than a pious statement that ‘God is great.’ Something that should be understood and respected by Christians, Jews, and Muslims alike. Again last […]

-The Rebuilding of St. Nicholas Church at Ground Zero

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

A cross was placed a week ago upon the top of a new dome rising up at Ground Zero in NY City. It is about time. When the World Trade Center buildings went down on September 11, 2001, a tiny Greek Orthodox church- St. Nicholas was destroyed in their wake. After a lengthy battle with […]

-London’s Muslim Mayor: Terrorism is the New Normal- Get Use to It?

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

      (Mayor Sadig Khan: Wikipedia Terrorism is the new ‘normal’ so get use to it? That’s basically what Sadiq Khan, London’s Muslim mayor, suggested while attending an event in New York City with Mayor Bill de Blasio, just hours after the latest terrorist attacks. Khan is not alone in this view, a number of European […]

-Question: “Did Islam Play a Role in Orlando Terror Attack?” -Some Interesting Responses

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Considering that the terrorist himself named Allah, Islam’s prophet, and ISIS in his tirade while he killed 49 people one would naturally expect folks to understand that Islam had some kind of role to play in the Orlando attack. However, when Filmmaker Ami Horowitz interviewed folks on the streets of a New York City neighborhood […]

-New York City: Mayor Will Allow Churches to Continue Using Schools

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio will allow Churches to continue to rent school buildings for now in spite of a recent ruling the Supreme Court than allows a ban by the city’s Board of Education to continue. The current mayor says he intends to allow churches to have access on the same basis as any […]

-Appeals Court: ‘Ground Zero Cross’ Can Stay at 9/11 Museum

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

English: A cross at Ground Zero. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a lawsuit by an theist group to have the ‘Ground Zero’ Cross’ removed from the 9/11 museum. Here’s the story from the Huffington Post: A cross-shaped beam from the wreckage of the World Trade Center can remain on […]

-NYC: Redemptive Reversal- Churches Can Use Public Schools After All

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

     (Mayor Bill De Blasio: Wikipedia) In a redemptive reversal just in time for Resurrection Day (Easter), New York City officials have decided to allow churches to rent public school buildings after all. Here’s the story from Citizen Link: Churches across New York City were celebrating last weekend. Not only because it was Palm Sunday, […]

-NY City Going to Recognize Muslim Holidays? Where’s the ACLU and FFRF?

Saturday, February 8th, 2014

                                     (New York City:  Johannes Valkama) One of the very first things that Bill de Blasio proposed as the new mayor of New York City was to recognize a couple of Muslim holidays. So under his plan city workers and the New York school teachers and students will have the Muslim holy days of Eid-ul-Fitr […]

-Pro-Lifers Not Welcome in New York? A Bishop’s Response to Gov. Cuomo’s Statement

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

       (Gov. Cuomo: Wikipedia) Recently New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo made a controversial statement in which he contended that pro-lifers were ‘extremists’ who were not welcome and had no place in his state. I don’t think he really understands how many millions of New Yorkers he actually alienated with that contentious observation. Also since then […]