Category Archives: Featured

Will Hawaii make firing many nannies, babysitters illegal?

Court blocks abortion pill mandate against Pa. family business | Alliance Defending Freedom

“Sex After Christianity: Gay marriage is not just a social revolution but a cosmological one.” | Rod Dreher at The American Conservative

    Rod Dreher at The American Conservative: It seems that when people decide that historically normative Christianity is wrong about sex, they typically don’t find a church that endorses their liberal views. They quit going to church altogether. This raises a critically important question: is sex the linchpin of Christian cultural order? Is it really the case that to cast off Christian teaching on sex and sexuality is to remove the factor that gives—or gave—Christianity its power as a social force? . . . Our post-Christian culture, then, is an “anti-culture.” We are compelled by the logic of modernity and the myth of individual freedom to continue tearing away the last vestiges of the old order, convinced that true happiness and harmony will be ours once all limits have been nullified.


  • Posted: 04/19/2013
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  • Source: www.theamericanconservative.com

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“Pressure builds from both sides as Boy Scouts weigh gay policy”

Judge says he’ll rule 2011 N.D. abortion law unconstitutional

Back-Alley Abortion Never Ended: The Kermit Gosnell murder trial challenges a traditional defense of Roe v. Wade | James Taranto at WSJ

    James Taranto at WSJ: Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for Gosnell and have already obtained guilty pleas from eight of his former staffers. The grand jury’s report should also be seen as an indictment of America’s post-Roe abortion industry. Its indifference—at best—to legal limits made possible the deaths of untold numbers of babies, lending credence to the argument that legal abortion is a slippery slope to infanticide. Meanwhile, the claim that Roe v. Wade made America safe from back-alley abortion stands exposed as a cruel hoax, and a deadly one for women and children alike.


  • Posted: 04/19/2013
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Religious freedom restrictions thaw at Snow College | Alliance Defending Freedom

Unanimous Florida House passes born alive infant protection bill

72 Members of Congress Demand Media Coverage of Gosnell Trial

Southern Baptist Leader: Parents of In Vitro Babies Left Behind are Morally Responsible

Atheists hungry to end prayer breakfast tradition in Miss. | Alliance Defending Freedom

New Zealand’s Parliament approves marriage redefinition

“What Few Deny Gay Marriage Will Do” | Robert P. George at Public Discourse

Iowa college limits free speech to one table | Alliance Defending Freedom

The Banality of Bias: Journalists are awfully liberal, Arendt they? | James Taranto at WSJ

From Roe to Gosnell: The Case for Regime Change on Abortion | James Taranto at WSJ

    James Taranto at Wall Street Journal: What accounts for the media’s lack of interest in a trial that not only is sensational but implicates the most divisive social and political issue in America? PJMedia.com’s Roger L. Simon has the answer: “The trial of Dr. Gosnell is a potential time bomb exploding in the conventional liberal narrative on abortion itself.” . . . The reductio ad absurdum of the pro-abortion side is Kermit Gosnell. That is why the Gosnell case has crystallized our view that the current regime of abortion on demand in America is a grave evil that ought to be abolished.


  • Posted: 04/16/2013
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Hawaii Court: Conscience Refusal of B&B To Rent To Lesbian Couple Violates Law

Delaware Dems taking down traditional marriage?

Who Said That?: A Simple Question That May Change the Way Courts View Legislative Prayer | Brett Harvey and Joel Oster at Fed Soc

Syrian Christians under attack | Alliance Defending Freedom

Taxing the Third Space | Forbes

Same-Sex Marriage Fever: Prohibition Parallels | Doug Mainwaring at Public Discourse

    Doug Mainwaring at Public Discourse: Our recent juridical and legislative history is rife with assaults on the rights and needs of children, always trumped in favor of selfish adults. No more. I am confident that the naked overreach of the media and progressive activists on this issue will invite a voter backlash that will either meet or exceed the same-sex marriage movement’s achievements, leading to a thorough rethinking of Roe v. Wade, no-fault divorce, and our debilitating, anti-family, anti-father welfare state.


  • Posted: 04/15/2013
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Marriage redefinition, like abortion, is becoming litmus test issue for Dems

Catholic, evangelical colleges rally to reject abortion pill mandate | Alliance Defending Freedom

ACLU, AU attacks on NH school choice program rebutted | Alliance Defending Freedom

Va. closes loophole that allowed abortionists to escape safety standards | Alliance Defending Freedom

Shocking Photo Shows Empty Media Benches at Kermit Gosnell Trial

    LifeNews: Casey Mattox, an attorney with the pro-life legal group Alliance Defending Freedom, also noticed the empty benches and responded. “Like many, I’m both not surprised and disgusted by the fact that the bulk of the media continues to ignore the multiple murder trial of Kermit Gosnell, the Philadelphia abortionist accused of killing a Nepalese immigrant and at least seven infants, born alive and grotesquely murdered with scissors,” he said. “Gosnell’s employees have testified that the babies screamed and flinched when Gosnell and his team snipped their spines to brutally and painfully end their minutes-old lives. Yet, the media deems this not newsworthy. While the first, and perhaps more likely rationale, is that this is exhibit 108 in the ongoing public trial of the media’s integrity on the abortion issue, perhaps there’s another answer. Dog bites man.”


  • Posted: 04/12/2013
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Republican National Committee reaffirms opposition to marriage redefinition

French Senate passes marriage redefinition bill

Megachurch Denied Property Tax Exemption For Gym And Bookstore/Cafe | Forbes

    Peter J. Reilly at Forbes: The church was represented by the Alliance Defending Freedom. Erik Stanley of ADF had commented earlier in the litigation: “Tax exemptions for churches are vitally important because it doesn’t make sense to penalize organizations that help serve the community and don’t exist for profit–and that’s certainly true with this church,” Stanley explained. “The taxing authorities in this case determined that the facilities were not integral to a religious purpose of the church, but the government is ill-equipped to determine what is and what isn’t a legitimate religious use. That’s why it shouldn’t be delving into church affairs. Doing so violates the constitutionally protected rights of the church.”


  • Posted: 04/11/2013
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NV Senate Panel Narrowly Votes to Redefine Marriage on Party Line

Uruguay votes to redefine marriage

Bill to redefine marriage introduced in Delaware

The Pursuit of Happiness, the Pursuit of Virtue, and the Right of Conscience | Bradley Abramson at Townhall

Memo to Lady Gaga: “Born This Way” Doesn’t Mean “Act This Way” | Daniel Kuebler at Public Discourse

Campus political leaders sign statement for marriage redefinition

Report to Congress: Planned Parenthood continues abuses, potential fraud

Washington AG sues Christian florist for refusal to service same sex “wedding”

Oklahoma House votes 84-0 to approve marriage resolution after half of Dems walk out

Sebelius says Obama contraceptive mandate rules go into effect Aug. 1

“USAID launches partnership to promote LGBT rights”

10th Circuit: School Did Not Violate Constitution In Preventing Religious Group From Distributing Fetus Dolls

The Sound of Tyranny for German Home School Family | Robert Knight at Townhall

Johns Hopkins’s and Planned Parenthood’s troubling extremism | George F. Will at Washington Post

Should Calif. punish Boy Scouts with loss of tax-exempt status? | Alliance Defending Freedom

NM governor criticized for domestic partner veto

Should Okla. require RU-486 users to follow FDA recommendations? | Alliance Defending Freedom

Same-sex marriage: A mother-daughter talk | MSNBC (video included)

Court order on abortion pills puts young girls at risk | Alliance Defending Freedom

NY Judge Rules ‘Morning-After’ Pill Available To Girls Any Age, Over the Counter

MN: Federal court halts Obamacare contraception mandate as applied to American Manufacturing Company

Indiana Congressman: “Washington cannot redefine marriage any more than it can govern gravity”

    Indian Congressman Marlin Stutzman has issued this press release that includes this: “Regardless of any ruling, referendum, or law, marriage is the union of one man and one woman,” said Stutzman. “Washington cannot redefine marriage any more than it can govern gravity. As the cornerstone of society throughout history, marriage is a unique institution and the safest environment for raising children. My commitment to marriage is matched by my abiding commitment to the civil rights of all individuals—every American must be treated with dignity and respect. However, marriage is neither a civil right nor a political platform . . . ”


  • Posted: 04/04/2013
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  • Source: stutzman.house.gov

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FCC mulls relaxing rules on indecency, obscenity

Marriage, Procreation and Historical Amnesia | Ross Douthat at NY Times

Can The Supreme Court Alter Reality? | Chris Adamo

VA: Cuccinelli Fights To Keep Sodomy Law On The Books in Prosecution for Soliciting a Minor

A ‘gray divorce’ boom | Susan L. Brown at LA Times

    Susan L. Brown at LA Times: The Beatles sang ‘Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I’m 64?’ When it comes to marriage, many baby boomers are saying ‘no.’ . . . Until recently, it would have been fair to say that older people simply did not get divorced. Fewer than 10% of those who got divorced in 1990 were ages 50 or older. Today, 1 in 4 people getting divorced is in this age group.


  • Posted: 04/03/2013
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  • Category: Featured
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  • Source: www.latimes.com

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5th Circuit: Peer-to-Peer Child Porn Storage Supports Distribution Conviction

Doc Delivers Baby Still in Amniotic Sac, Would Abortion be OK? | Includes Photo

Obama seeks to shift conservative tilt of key court

Indianans shouldn’t be forced to fund abortionists | Alliance Defending Freedom

Marginalizing the moral argument against same-sex ‘marriage’ | Albert Mohler at LifeSiteNews

Washington: Bill Blocked That Forces Insurance Coverage of Abortion

Kansas Legislature approves bill defining life as beginning at fertilization

Is America still a good country? | Patrick Buchanan at Human Events

Federal judge rules that Dallas’ homeless feeding ordinance violates ministries’ religious freedoms

Will Va. abortionists escape safety, sanitation rules? | Alliance Defending Freedom

Video: Planned Parenthood Official Argues for Right to Post-Birth Abortion