Pro-abortion advocates’ mantra has long been, framed from a woman’s point of view, “My body, my choice.” But the sincerity of this argument is again being called into question, this time by a phenomenon on college campuses whereby increasing numbers of students accept “post-birth abortion.”
Following a firestorm of backlash from across the political and cultural spectrum, Houston Mayor Annise Parker has dropped her legal efforts to force a group of area pastors to hand over their sermons and other private communications.
A U.S. group that monitors the church in China has reported that, according to Christians in the country, the communist government continues its aggressive crusade to stifle Christian worship and culture.
A federal judge appointed by President Jimmy Carter has ruled against a lawsuit filed by a group of homosexuals trying to overturn laws in Puerto Rico that ban same-sex marriage.
A longtime North Carolina judge has resigned his position rather than be forced to perform same-sex marriages against his Christian convictions.
David P. Barash, a professor of evolutionary biology at the University of Washington, makes it a point at the beginning of each academic year to lecture his students on what he considers to be the basic premise underlying his biology course: that science and religion are totally incompatible.
There are, of course, many who insist that conferring legitimacy on same-sex marriage is perfectly proper, even overdue. Permit this writer to label the idea absurd, even an attack on civilization itself.
It happens more than the pro-abortion community would like to admit: Doctors advise parents that the baby the mother is carrying will be born with tragic abnormalities and should be aborted — but then, miraculously, the baby is born completely whole and healthy.
While President Barack Obama said, during his first presidential campaign in 2008, that he thought marriage was strictly between one man and one woman, he now has confidently stated that same-sex marriage is guaranteed under the "equal protection" clause of the Fourteenth Amendment.
Another school district has caved in to the intimidation of atheists demanding that religious sentiment be obliterated from the sight of students.