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ADF Media: A New Hampshire court has ordered the state to release numerous documents related to the state’s funding of abortion facilities and its continuing failure to regulate them. State officials first denied the request of an Alliance Defending Freedom allied attorney to have access to the records.
The Stream: Abducted women and girls are escaping Boko Haram. Many are pregnant. Some are exploiting the situation to bring back federally funded abortions overseas.
Fox News: The president of the Southern Baptist Convention has a message regarding the looming Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage: We will not obey.
The Federalist: Transableism is defined as someone who desires to become physically disabled. They ostensibly believe they are “meant” to be that way, much in the way that someone like Jenner believes he was meant to be a woman.
Chicago Tribune: The survey, sponsored by Allstate, asked 900 adults a series of questions about their life goals and the perceived challenges in achieving them. The traditional pillars of success — home ownership, financial security and a partner to enjoy it all with — remain the ideal for most of the respondents.
CEI: By June 2015, the Supreme Court will rule on the issue of Obamacare insurance exchange subsidies in King v. Burwell, a case that could have significant ramifications for the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
The Daily Signal: The New York Times ran an article this weekend profiling and quoting many children of gay and lesbian parents under the headline “What Could Gay Marriage Mean for the Kids?”
Mirror of Justice: I would argue that, from a moral perspective, opposing decarbonization is not that different from supporting legalized abortion—you might not be the acting moral agent, but you are still complicit in the structures of sin. Putting it another way, it might not be formal cooperation with evil, but it is certainly material.
Denny Burk: Andrew Walker and I recently co-authored a resolution on marriage to be considered by our denomination’s annual meeting. I am happy to report that the messengers of the Southern Baptist Convention meeting in Columbus, Ohio just approved that resolution, and you can read the full text below.
Aleteia: Dr. Horatio Robinson Storer led the movement to enact pro-life legislation in the 19th century and in so doing saved millions, including your ancestors, explains Frederick Dyer in his interview with Aleteia.
Religion News Service: The largest Protestant denomination in the United States is meeting this week, but it’s not as large as it was last year, or the year before. Southern Baptists now number just under 15.5 million members, down from a peak of 16.3 million in 2003.
Church Law and Tax: After reviewing thousands of published and unpublished rulings by state appellate and federal courts in 2014 that pertain to churches, I am able to identify the top five reasons churches go to court.
National Right to Life: On Friday, Texas Governor Abbott signed House Bill 3074 into law. HB 3074 serves as the first step in reforming the thoroughly anti-life provisions of the Texas Advance Directives Act (TADA), which affects patients in hospitals and hospices across the state.
Dana Milbank is so dishonest, interviewees have to post their email correspondence to correct record
The Federalist: His latest piece attempts to argue that pro-lifers have a logic problem. He cites a study that shows abortion rates declining, notes that some states where they declined have more liberal abortion laws than states with some health protections for unborn children and their mothers.
Public Discourse: Whether or not Locke would approve of it, there is a fundamental marriage right. It is ancient, not recent, and it secures the integrity of the natural family. In fact, nothing is more fundamental to our legal edifice than the ancient liberty of the natural family.
The Gospel Coalition: We’re continuing our series through several of this year’s notable Commencement speeches. Last week, we looked at Stephen Colbert’s address to Wake Forest University. Today, we’re hearing from Ian McEwan, an acclaimed English novelist and screenwriter, who delivered a message to the graduates at Dickinson College.
Aciprensa (Translated via Google): In turn, Neydy Casillas, legal adviser to the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), told CNA that trust that the representatives of member countries “realize” the agenda of the authorities of the OAS, and that ” we disagree with what the administration intends. ”
The Gospel Herald: Regardless of how the Supreme Court rules on the issue of same-sex marriage, one Christian denomination has a plan to skirt around anti-discrimination laws, particularly in regards to the LGBT community. The Southern Baptists Convention have released their plan online.
West Texas Law: Steven Aden, senior counsel for the Alliance Defending Freedom, a conservative legal advocacy group that supports abortion restrictions stressed that anyone performing a risky surgery should fully inform the patient of what the procedure is and what it does, therefore, the abortionists should not be exempted from the standard.
The Washington Post: “We’re disappointed that the Supreme Court has decided not to review a decision that denies mothers this fully informed consent about human life in the womb and the methods abortionists use to end it,” said Steven H. Aden, senior counsel for the Alliance Defending Freedom.
Christian Today: “We’re disappointed that the Supreme Court has decided not to review a decision that denies mothers this fully informed consent about human life in the womb and the methods abortionists use to end it,” said Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) Senior Legal Counsel Steven Aden in a statement.
National Review: Christianity is in decline. The “Nones” are ascendant. And Millennials are the driving force for the entire demographic disruption. So says the prevailing coverage of the latest Pew Research Center survey released in May.