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Yet another drag queen reading to kids exposed for sexual crimes. This time it's prostitution
(LifeSiteNews) Yet another "Drag Queen" reading to children has been revealed to have been convicted of a disturbing sex-related crime. Read more.   // more >
Pope Francis mourns melted Iceland glacier: the nation which aborts almost 100% of babies with Down syndrome
(LifeSiteNews) Iceland, which aborts nearly 100 percent of babies diagnosed with Down syndrome, has held a funeral for a glacier. Read more.   // more >
Veggie Tales™ creator: I won't show gay wedding in kids shows, "not what is best" for them
(LifeSiteNews) The co-creator of “Veggie Tales” says that Christian filmmakers will need to start addressing LGBT issues in their work, but from a biblical perspective, since children are already being exposed to these narratives in secular programming. Read more.   // more >
Kansas guidelines would force foster parents to indulge kids' gender confusion
(LifeSiteNews) Kansas pro-family advocates are up in arms about a draft of guidelines that would require prospective foster parents to subscribe to LGBT orthodoxy in caring for children who may suffer from gender confusion. Read more.   // more >
Family of murdered El Paso couple gets death threats for meeting with Trump
(LifeSiteNews) The family of a couple killed protecting their baby in the deadly El Paso shooting says they’ve received death threats for taking a picture with President Donald Trump, but they refuse to wade into the political blame game. Read more.   // more >
Dad horrified as public school convinces daughter she's a 'boy': and he can't stop it
(LifeSiteNews) Over the past several years of writing on the subject of the transgender phenomenon, I’ve received many phone calls and emails from despairing parents. Read more.   // more >
Dance celebrating gay sexual behavior in church sanctuary shows what God sees in the hearts of many priests
(LifeSiteNews) A video now making the rounds on social media shows two scantily clad men performing a homoerotic dance in the magnificent sanctuary of Saint Peter Apostle Church in Montreal. Read more.   // more >
More Covington boys file new defamation suit against left-wing politicians, media figures
(LifeSiteNews) As pro-life Catholic teen Nick Sandmann presses on with his defamation suit against the Washington Post, attorneys for several of his classmates have filed another defamation suit naming multiple public figures for their misrepresentations of an infamous confrontation at the January March…   // more >
Three days before her due date, another Mississippi woman killed for refusing an abortion
(LifeSiteNews) A Mississippi District Attorney claims that a man charged with kidnapping and killing his pregnant girlfriend did so because she would neither abort nor give the child for adoption. Read more.   // more >
Soros spends over $5 million on new super PAC to fund liberals in 2020
(LifeSiteNews) Liberal mega-donor George Soros has launched a new super PAC ahead of next year’s elections, through which he hopes to help Democrats retake the United States. Read more.   // more >
Report: Mario Lopez may have lost hosting gig even after apologizing for trans toddlers remarks
(LifeSiteNews) TV personality Mario Lopez wasted no time in disavowing a mild critique of gender ideology that got him in hot water with pro-LGBT activists, but it may not be enough to save his latest hosting job. Read more.   // more >
Atlanta's NFL, NBA teams sponsor Drag Queen Story Hour at City Hall
(LifeSiteNews) Two of Atlanta’s professional sports teams – the Atlanta Hawks and the Atlanta Falcons – have been credited with co-sponsoring a Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) event at Atlanta’s City Hall to cap Pride Month. Read more.   // more >
Trump admin honors Muslim cleric who protected 262 Christians during terror attack
(LifeSiteNews) The Trump administration honored a Nigerian Muslim Imam last week among its first-ever International Religious Freedom Award winners for his efforts that saved hundreds of Christians during a 2018 terrorist attack. Read more.   // more >
Oregon mandates K-12 LGBT identity curricula in civics, geography
(LifeSiteNews) Oregon’s Democrat-controlled House passed legislation that will ensure that LGBTQ issues are included in public school curricula, including elementary grades. Read more.   // more >
Elon Musk announces ‘Neuralink’ to connect devices directly into human brain
(LifeSiteNews) Futurist Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, recently explained that the mission of his latest visionary endeavor, Neuralink, is to develop an implantable brain-computer interface (BCI) that will soon have revolutionary medical applications. More importantly, Musk said it will serve to…   // more >
Pediatricians warn surgeon general: Hormones, surgery harm gender-confused kids
(LifeSiteNews) Leaders of the American College of Pediatricians warned the surgeon general of the United States about the use of “hormonal and surgical interventions” for children who are confused about their sex. Read more.   // more >
Trump admin delays enforcement of rule slashing Planned Parenthood funding
(LifeSiteNews) The Trump administration revealed over the weekend it would delay enforcement of its new rules to ensure Title X dollars don’t go to abortionists, giving abortion-involved facilities more time to comply with the regulations. Read more.   // more >
VIDEO: Activists demonstrate abortion with watermelon onstage at major left-wing conference
(LifeSiteNews) This year’s Netroots Nation conference, an annual gathering of progressive activists, featured a pro-abortion panel that purported to demonstrate an early-term abortion onstage using a watermelon, for the purposes of arguing that non-physicians should be allowed to perform them. Read…   // more >
Franklin Graham: ‘Equality Act’ will lead to Christian persecution ‘as never before’
(LifeSiteNews) Evangelical leader Rev. Franklin Graham is speaking out against one of the LGBT lobby’s top congressional priorities, warning that the so-called Equality Act would have “catastrophic consequences” for both religious freedom and women’s rights if it became law. Read more.   // more >
Tucker Carlson: big business is now at war against your family
(LifeSiteNews) The first thing to note about Tucker Carlson is that when he’s on stage and riffing on his irritations, he is hilarious. He began his keynote speech at the National Conservatism conference in Washington, D.C. on Monday by rejecting Rusty Reno’s laudatory introduction of him and noting…   // more >
California mandates LGBT ‘sensitivity’ for teachers, even when they disagree
(LifeSiteNews) Apparently, it`s not enough that schools are indoctrinating students — they want to brainwash teachers too! In California`s public schools, where the districts have their hands full just raising test scores, it looks like the faculties will have to take time out from actual educating…   // more >
Top US teachers’ union endorses ‘fundamental right to abortion’
(LifeSiteNews) The largest union representing teachers in the United States formally adopted a statement at its annual representative assembly last week embracing a “fundamental right to abortion,” labeling pro-life Americans as “misogynistic” in the process. Read more.   // more >
Chick-fil-A rises to third biggest restaurant chain in the United States
(LifeSiteNews) Christian fast food chain Chick-fil-A may be open 52 days a year less than the competition, but it’s still managed to become the third largest restaurant chain in the United States, according to new numbers released by Nation’s Restaurant News (NRN). Read more.   // more >
Vincent Lambert’s impending death now ‘irreversible’ as hospital stops food, water
(LifeSiteNews) There is no longer any hope for Vincent Lambert, France’s Terri Schiavo. After six days without food and five without fluids — except for the sedatives and painkillers being administered to a man who is purported to have no consciousness of the world around him or of his own body — damage…   // more >
Fr. Martin at gay ‘pride’ Mass: Pope has appointed ‘many’ pro-LGBT cardinals, bishops
(LifeSiteNews) In advance of one of the world’s largest homosexual “Pride” parades, Fr. James Martin, SJ celebrated a pre-parade Mass during which he told “LGBT Catholics” to be hopeful because Pope Francis has “LGBT friends” and has “appointed many LGBT-supportive cardinals, archbishops, and bishops.”…   // more >
Shocking photos: Kids lie on man dressed as woman at ‘Drag Queen Story Time’
(LifeSiteNews) A west coast public library “Drag Queen Story Time” has evolved beyond drag queens reading pro-gay and pro-transgender books to kids to permitting children to frolic on the floor and lie on top of a man dressed as a woman. Read more.   // more >
Pope Francis to celebrate private Mass for migrants and human traffickers
(LifeSiteNews) Just a day after Italian authorities arrested the skipper of a ship taking illegal African migrants to Europe, the Vatican announced that Pope Francis will celebrate Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica in praise of activists involved in human trafficking. Read more.   // more >
Petition supports girls who don’t want to race boys who identify as ‘girls’
(LifeSiteNews) A petition supporting a female athlete who now must compete against biological males because of Connecticut`s law requiring that boys who identify as "girls" be admitted into girls` sports competitions has been launched by LifeSiteNews. The petition supports Selina Soule and her discrimination…   // more >
Trump admin delays rules preventing healthcare workers from being forced to commit abortions
(LifeSiteNews) President Donald Trump’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has agreed to put off implementing its conscience protection rule until November so the administration can contend with a lawsuit involving the policy. Read more.   // more >
SAVE THE DATE - "Let Parents Decide" Conference
California law requires public school students to learn a secular view of human sexuality. HOW SHOULD WE RESPOND?Get the facts, ideas, and solutions for addressing this critical issue. SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2019 - CALVARY CHAPEL CHINO HILLS Speakers include Pastor Jack Hibbs, Gina Gleason, and others.Free…   // more >
CNN host shocked on air that parents might not want to kill disabled children
(LifeSiteNews) A CNN host repeatedly questioned a guest in a recent on-air exchange on why families shouldn’t be allowed to abort their unborn children for being disabled. Read more.   // more >
GoFundMe axes Christian rugby star’s $500k fundraiser, showing need for alternative WonderWe
(LifeSiteNews) A popular fundraising website has cancelled a fundraiser for a Christian rugby player who was fired for his religious beliefs about sexual sin, making the Christian-friendly WonderWe site even more relevant to social conservatives. Read more.   // more >
Hospital tries to remove almost-drowned girl from life support against parents’ wishes
(LifeSiteNews) Texas parents are begging a hospital to give their young daughter more time to see if she may recover before they remove her off life support after she was found unresponsive in the family’s pool a week and a half ago. Read more.   // more >
‘My Little Pony’ introduces ‘LGBTQ couple’ in children’s cartoon
(LifeSiteNews) The “My Little Pony” franchise is selling more than plastic toys to little girls. Read more.   // more >
Top US library group colludes with local librarians to ‘sneak’ LGBT content to kids
(LifeSiteNews) The American Library Association (ALA) website has scrubbed the author’s name from an article in which a Maryland librarian describes ways children’s librarians can sneak LGBT content and activities into libraries located in conservative rural areas. Read more.   // more >
Taylor Swift rolls out ‘Pride anthem’ showing Christians as dumb rednecks
(LifeSiteNews) Pop superstar Taylor Swift is doubling down on her new social justice warrior persona with the release of her latest music video, a full-blown LGBT anthem that depicts those who hold a Christian view of homosexuality and a bilogical view of sex as angry, dim-witted rednecks. Read more.   // more >
Hundreds of Polish Catholics protect children’s pilgrimage from LGBT marchers
(LifeSiteNews) Hundreds of Polish Catholics blocked the street to their nation’s holiest shrine as an LGBT march approached a children’s rosary procession. Read more.   // more >
Clarence Thomas says Supreme Court shouldn’t follow ‘erroneous precedent,’ possibly upending Roe
(LifeSiteNews) During a concurring opinion released Monday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas took aim at the contemporary understanding of the legal doctrine stare decisis, which is also the chief theory sustaining Roe v. Wade. Read more.   // more >
D.C. ‘pride’ parade bans American and Jewish flags, but allows Palestinian banners
(LifeSiteNews) Organizers of an upcoming LGBT “pride” parade in the nation’s capital are taking heat from both sides for forbidding American and Israeli flags at the event while permitting flags that express solidarity with the Palestinian people. Read more.   // more >
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle showcase LGBT on social media for ‘Pride Month’
(LifeSiteNews) Prince Harry and wife Meghan have come under fire for a social media post supporting LGBT groups to `celebrate` Pride month. Read more.   // more >
Think wife, girlfriend could never show up on porn outlet? This terrifying tech could change that Deepfake, Deepfake Porn, Pornog
(LifeSiteNews) In a recent report on how pornography is turning high schools into a “battlefield,” I noticed one particularly disturbing testimonial from a male student named William, aged 17: Read more.   // more >
Biden supports tax-funded abortions day after catching heat for opposing them
(LifeSiteNews) Following a single day of indignation from pro-abortion activists and fellow Democrats, former Vice President and 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden formally renounced his past support for restricting taxpayer abortion funding via the Hyde Amendment. Read more.   // more >
Conservative civil war erupts after writer blasts ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’
(LifeSiteNews) Sohrab Ahmari’s apostasy from mainstream American conservatism (also known as “classical liberalism”) and embrace of what Human Events’ global editor in chief Raheem Kassam has called “a more muscular, conservative nationalism” has stirred up a hornet’s nest of activity. Read more.   // more >
‘Transgender’ student crowned prom ‘king’ at Massachusetts high school
(LifeSiteNews) A female student who has “transitioned” to identifying as a male has been crowned prom king at a Massachusetts High School in a vote made possible because teachers deemed her eligible. Read more.   // more >
Euthanasia expert invents death pod with ‘die button’ that kills victims ‘within minutes’
(LifeSiteNews) An internationally recognized euthanasia expert known as “Dr. Death” has invented an “elegant and stylish” death pod in the shape of a coffin that users can climb into, push the “die button”, and meet their demise “within minutes” as liquid nitrogen quickly lowers the oxygen level. Read…   // more >
Dems accuse Secret Service of ‘squashing’ trans rally. They were securing area of man in flames
(LifeSiteNews) The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) accused the Secret Service of “squashing” a transgender rally Wednesday for no good reason, when in fact the spot had been caught up in the aftermath of a grisly, suicidal protest by someone else. Read more.   // more >
2020 ‘Catholic’ Dem candidate: Church is wrong on abortion, LGBT, all-male priesthood
(LifeSiteNews) Democrat presidential hopeful Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) – who shocked the nation last week when she said that laws banning or limiting abortions are “against Christian faith” – has now gone further, declaring that the Catholic Church is wrong on abortion, homosexuality, and the priesthood.…   // more >
Gillette ad pushes trans agenda with girl who thinks she’s male shaving her face
(LifeSiteNews) A purveyor of razor blades has once again turned to social engineering as a form of self-advertisement. Read more.   // more >
Pope Francis promotes ‘native spirituality’, meets with Amazonian indigenous chief
(LifeSiteNews) In his latest effort to “shape a Church with an Amazonian face,” Pope Francis on Monday met with internationally renowned defender of the Amazon’s delicate ecosystem, indigenous chief Raoni Metukire. Read more.   // more >
BREAKING: Supreme Court won’t uphold ban on racist, sex-selective abortions
(LifeSiteNews) The U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling Tuesday morning with mixed results for a pro-life law signed in Indiana in 2016, upholding a provision requiring humane disposal of fetal remains while allowing to stand a lower court ruling that struck down its ban on abortions specifically motivated…   // more >
World Health Organization removes Gender Identity Disorder from list of mental illnesses
(LifeSiteNews) The World Health Organization (WHO) has removed Gender Identity Disorder from its list of mental illnesses. Read more.   // more >
Justice Clarence Thomas rips Planned Parenthood, abortion movement as racist
(LifeSiteNews) With the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Tuesday morning to save one part of Indiana’s 2016 abortion law while letting another be struck down, Justice Clarence Thomas took the opportunity to explain how the law highlights abortion-on-demand’s deep ties to the American eugenics movement,…   // more >
Dem Ilhan Omar rants on House floor: Pro-lifers ‘criminalize women for existing’
(LifeSiteNews) Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota took to the House floor this week to deliver a tirade about pro-life legislation sweeping the country, accusing pro-lifers of acting on ulterior motives and not truly caring about children’s lives. Read more.   // more >
Detective fired after exposing predator priest, says superiors wanted him to drop case
(LifeSiteNews) Despite his stellar record and more than 35 years of experience, the detective who led the investigation into Father Robert DeLand’s preying on a 17-year-old boy was abruptly fired after exposing the priest. Read more.   // more >
House conservatives push defense of Alabama law as pro-lifers urge GOP to drop abortion exceptions
(LifeSiteNews) With Alabama’s new pro-life law pushing the national abortion conversation further to the right, conservative lawmakers and pro-life activists are devoting part of their attention to shoring up support within the Republican Party for banning abortion even in the so-called “hard cases”…   // more >
Google tightens advertising regs for pregnancy centers amid furor over abortion laws
(LifeSiteNews) As pro-abortion unrest continues from the latest abortion bans enacted by Alabama and Georgia, Google is rolling out new, stricter rules for pro-life pregnancy centers advertising on its platforms. Read more.   // more >
Target stores donate $100K to LGBT nonprofit that promotes ‘inclusive’ K-12 schools
(LifeSiteNews) Target department stores are not only offering clothing and accessories celebrating the gay lifestyle to adults and children, but the company has also pledged to donate to a nonprofit that trains students and teachers in LGBT politics and advocacy. Read more.   // more >
California Supreme Court sides with Planned Parenthood in baby body parts case
(LifeSiteNews) The California Supreme Court has denied David Daleiden`s petition to halt criminal prosecution against him. Daleiden is the undercover journalist whose videos allegedly reveal the involvement of abortion industry workers in illegal baby body parts trafficking. Read more.   // more >
Help Stop the “Equality Act”
The “Equality Act” (H.R. 5) would amend The Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include sexual orientation and gender identity as federally protected classes but the bill would result in a risk to our civil rights and religious liberty. According to The Federalist, “The act would ban the following locations…   // more >
NBC’s ‘Law & Order’ reimagines Covington kids with fresh media bias
(LifeSiteNews) NBC`s Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is really stretching that "ripped from the headlines" mindset with its latest episode. Not only does SVU maintain the media lie about the Covington Catholic kids (this time with Jewish students), the show also manages to play defense for Rep. Ilhan…   // more >
Nabisco shockingly uses a drag queen to promote Chips Ahoy! cookies
(LifeSiteNews) For Mother’s Day, snack manufacturing giant Nabisco chose a drag queen to promote its popular Chips Ahoy! cookies via social media. Read more.   // more >
Federal judge strikes down Kentucky ban on gruesome dismemberment abortion procedures
(LifeSiteNews) Kentucky cannot ban the second-trimester abortion procedure infamous for dismembering babies in the womb, U.S. District Judge Joseph McKinley declared Friday in a ruling state leaders plan to appeal. Read more.   // more >
Texas town illuminates crosses in defiance of secular demands to remove them from courthouse
(LifeSiteNews) Officials in the small east Texas town of Coldspring are showing their support for crosses at the local courthouses by illuminating them at night, flaunting demands by a Wisconsin-based pressure group’s demands to tear them down. Read more.   // more >
Vatican would deny papal blessing to politician strongly against illegal immigration
(LifeSiteNews) The Vatican would deny a papal blessing to Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini because of his strong policies on illegal immigration, a close aide to Pope Francis said, putting the Catholic government official on the par with an abortion provider and Venezuelan dictators. Read more.   // more >
WATCH: Democrat lawmaker verbally assaults elderly woman praying outside Planned Parenthood
(LifeSiteNews) A homosexual pro-abortion member of Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives posted a self-incriminating video showing himself verbally assaulting an elderly Catholic woman praying in peaceful protest outside a Planned Parenthood abortion mill in his district, calling her an “old white…   // more >
700 California public school students stay home to protest LGBT curriculum
(LifeSiteNews) Hundreds of California parents protested a controversial proposed curriculum for young students that would incorporate the achievements of LGBT-identifying individuals by keeping their children out of class on Friday. Read more.   // more >
As socialism gets more popular, Americans may vote to give up their freedom in 2020
(LifeSiteNews) I had the opportunity to see the movie The Invisibles, a German-made film depicting the real life stories of four Holocaust-survivors who disguised their true Jewish identities in wartime Berlin and were able to escape deportation to concentration camps and certain death. Read more.   // more >
Public schools in America are imploding…and it’s getting worse
(LifeSiteNews) Education in the U.S. is imploding. The Horatio Alger ideals of education depicting the conditions for successful fulfillment of one`s ambitions have been superseded by the ideas and ideals of John Dewey. Read more.   // more >
‘Bottom surgery’: Merriam-Webster dictionary to include pro-transgender definitions
(LifeSiteNews) The U.S.-based Merriam-Webster dictionary company announced the addition of a number of new pro-transgender phrases to its dictionary, such as “bottom surgery,” that come directly from LGBT ideology. Read more.   // more >
Parents protest extreme pro-LGBT school curricula legislation at New Jersey state house
(LifeSiteNews) A rally this past weekend gave New Jersey parents an opportunity to oppose a new state law requiring public schools to teach children about the "political, economic, and social contributions" of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. Read more.   // more >
Second ‘Drag Queen Story Hour’ library reader exposed as convicted child sex offender
(LifeSiteNews) Last month we reported how Houston MassResistance activists exposed a Houston Public Library "Drag Queen" as a convicted child sex offender. Now, it turns out that a second Houston Public Read more.   // more >
LGBT activists threaten Texas with economic protests against conscience protection bill Big Business, Boycotts, Charles Perry, Dan
(LifeSiteNews) Pro-LGBT lobbying groups are continuing their efforts to pressure Texas lawmakers to abandon legislation aimed at protecting professionals’ right to conduct their businesses in accordance with their religious beliefs, but supporters of the measure are holding firm for the time being.…   // more >
Twitter suspends pro-life group criticizing Democrat’s 9/11 remarks for ‘hateful conduct’
(LifeSiteNews) Twitter has suspended the Radiance Foundation for a tweet criticizing Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), which the social media giant deemed “hateful,” the pro-life group revealed Tuesday. Read more.   // more >
Federal judge blocks Trump abortion rule cutting $60M of Planned Parenthood funding
(LifeSiteNews) A federal judge has announced he will block the Trump administration policy prohibiting federal funding to contraception providers that offer abortions or refer patients to abortion providers. Read more.   // more >
Trump admin gets pro-abortion language removed from UN anti-rape resolution
(LifeSiteNews) The Trump administration secured the removal of pro-abortion language from a United Nations resolution against rape in war zones Tuesday by threatening to veto the measure if the final version contained a notorious euphemism for abortion. Read more.   // more >
BREAKING: David Daleiden preliminary hearings delayed indefinitely
(LifeSiteNews) Pro-life activist David Daleiden won an unexpected victory last week. Late in the evening on Good Friday, California Superior Court Judge Christopher Hite vacated the preliminary hearings against Daleiden and his co-defendant Sandra Merritt that were scheduled to begin today in San Francisco.…   // more >
Parents drop transgender bathroom suit after judge denies girls’ right to ‘visual bodily privacy’
(LifeSiteNews) An Illinois parents’ group has dropped its legal battle to keep males out of a school districts’ female-only spaces. Read more.   // more >
VICTORY: Judge sides with James Dobson against Obamacare abortifacient mandate
(LifeSiteNews) Social conservative leader Dr. James Dobson will not be forced to insure abortion-inducing contraceptives through his nonprofit organization, a federal judge ruled this week. Read more.   // more >
41 states have introduced over 250 pro-life laws since January, Planned Parenthood complains
(LifeSiteNews) Planned Parenthood and its former research arm released a new report this week intended to warn their followers about rising threats to so-called “reproductive rights,” but the numbers will just as likely hearten pro-lifers by putting the scope of 2019’s pro-life legislative progress…   // more >
Texas launches discrimination investigation into San Antonio Chick-fil-A airport ban
(LifeSiteNews) The San Antonio City Council’s decision to ban Chick-fil-A from Texas’s San Antonio International Airport may cross the line from political bias to religious discrimination, according to Texas’s Attorney General Ken Paxton, who is pushing for both state and federal investigations into…   // more >
Hormonal contraceptives cause abortions, researchers find
(LifeSiteNews) In a review of available scientific literature, three physician-researchers have found evidence that women using hormonal birth control do conceive children, who are then destroyed by the chemicals in an early abortion. Read more.   // more >
LGBT groups file suit against Arizona law banning pro-gay messages in AIDS education
(LifeSiteNews) A pair of pro-LGBT organizations have filed a lawsuit against a decades-old Arizona law that forbids public-school lessons on HIV and AIDS from including messages that endorse or promote homosexuality. Read more.   // more >
Lesbian attorney general may have just ended Christian adoption services in Michigan
(LifeSiteNews) Michigan’s Attorney General Dana Nessel has announced that taxpayer-funded adoption agencies with religious objections to placing children in homes of homosexual “married” couples will no longer be able to cite their faith as a legitimate reason to opt out of providing that service. The…   // more >
House Democrats block vote on infanticide ban for the 20th time
(LifeSisteNews) The Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives rejected yet another Republican call to vote on legislation requiring medical care for babies who survive abortions on Monday, marking their 20th time having done so. Read more.   // more >
BREAKING: Trump admin cracks down on abortion ‘backdoor funding schemes,’ international lobbying with foreign aid
(LifeSiteNews) The Trump administration is strengthening the Mexico City Policy to bar taxpayer funds from organizations that support other pro-abortion groups in addition to backing abortion themselves, as well as enforcing an amendment that bars funding of international pro-abortion lobbying efforts,…   // more >
Legislator calls Illinois House mandate for LGBT school lessons ‘Indoctrination, not history’
(LifeSiteNews) The Illinois House has passed a controversial bill requiring public school history textbooks to include “the roles and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the history of this country and this state.” Read more.   // more >
Harry Potter characters had ‘intense’ homosexual relationship, JK Rowling insists
(LifeSiteNews) Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling has once again opined on the subject of her characters’ sexual attraction, in the process pleasing neither pro-family audiences nor pro-LGBT activists. Read more.   // more >
‘Beto’ O’Rourke endorses third-trimester abortions as a ‘decision that the woman makes’
(LifeSiteNews) Texas Rep. Robert “Beto” O’Rourke, one of the latest Democrats to enter the party’s 2020 presidential primary, confirmed he’s just as uncompromisingly pro-abortion as the rest of the field Monday when he expressed his support for legal elective abortions in the third trimester. Read more.   // more >
Drag Queen Storytime: Convicted pedophile, dressed as a woman, reads to kids at public library
(LifeSiteNews) A pro-family activist group has uncovered the truth about the pedophile past of a drag queen who reads to young children at a public library’s “Drag Queen Storytime.” Read more.   // more >
Facebook blocks pregnancy site articles on fetal development, abortion pill reversal
(LifeSiteNews) Facebook is now blocking purely-informational links from a neutral pregnancy website that detail subjects such as early fetal development and present a balanced view on topics such as abortion pill reversal, according to a tip from a concerned reader that LifeSiteNews has independently…   // more >
Mom whose 11-year-old dances in drag at gay night clubs cleared by Child Protective Services Activist Mommy, Child Protective Services, D
(LifeSiteNews) Drag kid “Desmond Is Amazing’s” mom has taken to social media to vindicate herself after state and local agencies determined that she has not committed child abuse by allowing her young son to perform in gay bars. Read more.   // more >
Iowa Supreme Court unanimously forces state to cover sex-change operations via Medicaid
(LifeSiteNews) Iowa must allow gender-confused residents to obtain “gender-reassignment” treatments at taxpayer expense, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday. Read more.   // more >
Ex-Facebook employee provides evidence that Facebook censors conservatives
(LifeSiteNews) In a troubling new video released by James O`Keefe`s Project Veritas, a former Facebook employee detailed the alleged suppression of conservative content on the social media platform. Facebook has denied the allegations. Read more.   // more >
Colorado pro-lifers rally to stop Planned Parenthood’s perverse sex ed curriculum
(LifeSiteNews) On Wednesday, February 27, hundreds of Colorado pro-lifers gather at the state capitol to oppose a plan to institute so-called "comprehensive sex ed", which is code for allowing groups like Planned Parenthood and Advocates for Youth to write sex ed curriculum for the whole state. The…   // more >
Nick Sandmann’s lawyers: Washington Post is trying to ‘whitewash its wrongdoing’
(LifeSiteNews) On Monday, attorneys representing Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann said that they will “double down” in their lawsuit against the Washington Post for its failure to apologize for erroneous coverage that led to mischaracterizations and death threats against their client.…   // more >
Pope seems to ‘overturn’ Gospel in statement with Grand Imam: Church historian
(LifeSiteNews) Pope Francis’s statement in Abu Dhabi on religious pluralism being “willed by God” — and his call to Christians and Muslims to enter the “ark of fraternity” — seem not only to “overturn the doctrine of the Gospel” but also to align with the ideas of Freemasonry, a respected Italian historian…   // more >
Debate judge disqualifies high school students for citing ‘racist’ Jordan Peterson and Ben Shapiro
(LifeSiteNews) Two Utah high school seniors lost a round in a debate when they argued against racism and classism by citing the works of two “racist” pundits, psychologist Jordan Peterson and conservative writer Ben Shapiro. Read more.   // more >
Trump blasts Democrats’ abortion extremism: Unborn children are ‘made in holy image of God’
(LifeSiteNews) President Donald Trump used his State of the Union address Tuesday evening to deliver an affirmation of the right to life and a forceful denunciation of recent extreme actions and statements by pro-abortion Democrats in New York and Virginia. Read more.   // more >
2020 Dem candidate Cory Booker asks Trump nominee: Do you think gay relationships are a ‘sin’?
(LifeSiteNews) In a confirmation hearing on Tuesday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, asked judicial nominee Neomi Rao whether she thinks homosexual relationships are a “sin.” Read more.   // more >
40 Days for Life CEO: If Cuomo’s abortion activism doesn’t merit excommunication, then what would?
(LifeSiteNews) The Catholic president and CEO of 40 Days for Life has joined a number of Catholics in supporting the call for Andrew Cuomo to be excommunicated from the Catholic Church over his push for and celebration of New York state’s radical abortion expansion. Read more.   // more >
Jewish therapist sues New York City for censoring treatment of unwanted gay attraction
(LifeSiteNews) An Orthodox Jewish psychotherapist in Brooklyn is suing New York City in federal court over its ban on counseling to treat unwanted homosexual attraction or gender confusion, arguing that the law violates the First Amendment’s guaranteed right to free speech. Read more.   // more >
Rhode Island’s Catholic Democratic Gov. backs abortion bill overturning all pro-life laws
(LifeSiteNews) Following the lead of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Rhode Island’s pro-abortion Catholic governor supports what amounts to unrestricted abortion written into her state’s law. Read more.   // more >
Planned Parenthood pushes radical sex ed on 13-year-olds with new chatbot app
(LifeSiteNews) America’s top abortion chain is rolling out a new product meant to cut out any middleman between themselves and children searching for information and guidance about sex, contraception, and abortion: a new automated chat program to directly answer whatever questions they may have. Read…   // more >
Hollywood actor: We need ‘national uproar’ on New York’s radical abortion law
(LifeSiteNews) Entertainment icon Robert Davi is no stranger to dissenting from Hollywood’s political orthodoxy, most recently speaking out against a newly-enacted New York law enshrining a “fundamental right” to virtually-unlimited abortion in the state. Read more.   // more >
‘Christian’ abortionist speaks at Georgetown, tells students he supports partial-birth abortion
(LifeSiteNews) Abortionist Willie Parker spoke on the campus of Georgetown University just days before the 46th annual March for Life. Read more.   // more >
Vatican to be exposed as ‘one of largest’ homosexual networks in world in new book
(LifeSiteNews) A press release that is to be published tomorrow in several different languages announces more disclosures about the content of the book In the Closet of the Vatican which itself aims at revealing that there now exists in the Vatican “one of the largest homosexual communities in the world”…   // more >
Pro-gay bishop who criticized Covington boys to lead ‘LGBTQ’ retreat at Notre Dame
(LifeSiteNews) A famously pro-gay Catholic bishop is slated to lead an “LGBTQ retreat” next weekend at the University of Notre Dame. Read more.   // more >
Leftist Congresswoman could be hit with libel suit over false claims about Covington teens
(LifeSiteNews) After facing the possibility of a libel lawsuit, U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minnesota, deleted a tweet last Wednesday that assailed the students of Covington Catholic High School. Read more.   // more >
March for Life apologizes for ‘rush to judgement’ on Covington boys
(LifeSiteNews) More than a week after condemning the Covington Catholic High School students after reports claimed a video showed them harassing a Native American man, the March for Life has apologized for its “rush to judgment and initial statement based on incomplete and misleading information.” Read…   // more >
New York governor justifies legalizing abortions up to birth: I’m not here to represent Catholicism
(LifeSiteNews) Governor Andrew Cuomo dug in his heels today, defending signing a law legalizing abortion up until birth while lashing out at Catholic bishops, some of whom increasingly speak of his future excommunication. Read more.   // more >
California state senator bans use of ‘he’ and ‘she’ during committee hearings
(LifeSiteNews) The California legislature is recognizing a “non-binary designation as a gender” and banning the use of “he” and “she” in hearings, state Senate Judiciary Chair Hannah-Beth Jackson said last Thursday. Read more.   // more >
Covington Catholic high school closes for ‘safety’ after students receive death threats
(LifeSiteNews) Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky closed its doors Tuesday over security concerns after students became the center of a mainstream media firestorm when they were accused — falsely, it turns out — of mocking last Friday Native Americans outside the Lincoln Memorial in Washington,…   // more >
U.S. Supreme Court allows Trump admin to enforce ban on transgender troops
(LifeSiteNews) The U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning that the Trump administration may temporarily enforce restrictions on transgender people serving in the military. Read more.   // more >
New York legislature votes to legalize abortion up to birth, let non-doctors commit abortions
(LifeSiteNews) Both chambers of the New York state legislature voted Tuesday on legislation to enshrine a “fundamental right” to abortion in state law and eliminate protections for preborn babies until birth, in votes set to mark the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Read more.   // more >
VICTORY: Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals rules against Planned Parenthood in Texas case
(LifeSiteNews) A three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court injunction that prevented the state of Texas from stripping Planned Parenthood`s abortion services from its Medicaid program. Read more.   // more >
Report: Google employees complained word ‘family’ was homophobic in company presentation
(LifeSiteNews) Some employees at internet giant Google find the mere mention of the word “family” to be a slight against homosexuals because they cannot procreate, according to private documents leaked this week to the Daily Caller. Read more.   // more >
California discriminated against pro-life pregnancy centers, Trump administration finds
(LifeSiteNews) California violated federal conscience law in enforcing its so-called Reproductive Freedom, Accountability, Comprehensive Care, and Transparency (FACT) Act against pro-life pregnancy centers, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced Friday.…   // more >
10-year-old boy poses in drag with nude man: How is this not child porn? Child Pornography, Drag Queens, Good Morning America, Huck Magazine, Lactatia, Ne
(LifeSiteNews) Controversy erupted after a 10-year-old boy – popularly known by the drag name “Queen Lactatia” – was shown having posed with a nude adult male during a photoshoot for Huck Magazine. Read more.   // more >
Facebook blocks ad for pro-life movie telling the true story about Roe v Wade
(LifeSiteNews) Facebook has blocked the promotion of a new movie chronicling the true story surrounding the 1973 Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, which imposed abortion on demand across the U.S. Read more.   // more >
911 records reveal dozens of ambulance calls from Missouri Planned Parenthood
(LifeSiteNews) In response to an open records request, Operation Rescue has obtained a list of EMS calls placed from the Reproductive Health Services Planned Parenthood abortion facility in St. Louis, Missouri, between November 5, 2016 and November 15, 2018. Read more.   // more >
Radical LGBT activist leaves civil rights post after GOP senator blocks her reappointment Chai Feldblum, Congress, Equal Employme
(LifeSiteNews) Pro-LGBT activist Chai Feldblum’s almost nine-year tenure at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) came to an end last week after Senate Republicans blocked her reappointment from coming up for a vote. Read more.   // more >
PragerU files second lawsuit against Google for restricting conservative YouTube videos
(LifeSiteNews) An educational project run by conservative commentator Dennis Prager returned to court this week to once again challenge the Google-owned YouTube for improperly blocking younger viewers’ access to its videos. Read more.   // more >
Planned Parenthood CEO Leana Wen declares abortion is her org’s ‘core mission’
(LifeSiteNews) Planned Parenthood’s new president took to Twitter on Tuesday to rebuff impressions that she’s less committed to abortion-on-demand than her predecessor, but in the process undermined one of the abortion giant’s most common talking points. Read more.   // more >
Jesuit-run Georgetown U prohibits ‘microaggressions’ against homosexuals and transsexuals
(LifeSiteNews) Jesuit-run Georgetown University has instituted a policy allowing people to make anonymous tips against anyone they regard as having said something insensitive to their minority status, an offense known as a “microaggression.” Read more.   // more >
David’s Bridal features same-sex brides for the first time in one of its TV ads
(LifeSiteNews) The largest wedding retailer in the United States is "rewriting the rules" with a new marketing campaign showing for the first time in company history a same-sex couple in a television ad. Read more.   // more >
Want to stop school shootings? Stop fatherlessness
(LifeSiteNews) The mass shootings in the US have dumbfounded its citizens. Americans have owned semi-automatic weapons for over a hundred years, but only in recent years have school shootings become a phenomenon. Read more.   // more >
New York governor vows massive abortion expansion by next month
(LifeSiteNews) Pro-life advocates in New York State have a big challenge before them in the new legislative session as pro-abortion Democrats are expected to leverage newly acquired power to advance legislation posing significant assaults on life. Read more.   // more >
Pro-aborts curse, flip off Ohio heartbeat bill sponsor as she pushes her twins in a stroller
(LifeSiteNews) Pro-abortion zealots cursed, jeered and screamed at former Ohio state Rep. Christina Hagan and her twin babies as they approached the Ohio House floor in late December for Hagan to cast her vote on the state’s Heartbeat bill veto override. Read more.   // more >
Here are the top 10 times liberals endorsed child abuse in 2018, and they’re horrifying
(LifeSiteNews) There’s a lengthy, sordid history of the damage children suffer because of “progressive” values and policies. In 2018, the harm went beyond passive side effects. Read more.   // more >
WATCH: Abortion activist tells kids: Abortion is ‘part of God’s plan,’ like visiting dentist
(LifeSiteNews) By any definition, the video featuring a young woman chatting with children has now gone viral, racking up 822,00 hits by January 2. Read more.   // more >
Facebook temporarily bans Franklin Graham over 2016 post on transgender bathrooms
(LifeSiteNews) Facebook apologized for temporarily banning evangelist Franklin Graham because of a 2016 post about a North Carolina bathroom privacy bill. Read more.   // more >
Over 41 million abortions estimated in 2018, making ‘choice’ world’s leading cause of death
(LifeSiteNews) Abortions dwarfed every other cause of death worldwide at more than 41 million in 2018, according to the statistics tracking service Worldometers. Read more.   // more >
New trade deal would make it harder to crack down on social media censorship
(LifeSiteNews) Donald Trump promised that “all of our countries will benefit greatly” from the newly-signed trade agreement between the United States, Canada, and Mexico, but another provision has been discovered that raises concerns about far-reaching consequences for some of the president’s most loyal…   // more >
‘Transgender’ beauty queen favored to win Miss Universe contest: ‘Trans women’ are women’
(LifeSiteNews) Spain’s contestant in this year’s Miss Universe pageant is not a woman but a man, a “transgender” who oddsmakers now favor to win the international beauty competition. Read more.   // more >
Facebook censors image of Santa kneeling before baby Jesus, calls it ‘violent content’
(LifeSiteNews) Facebook has covered over a posting of a picture of Santa Claus kneeling before the Baby Jesus, warning viewers that the photo "may show violent or graphic content.” Read more.   // more >
Apple CEO: It’s a ‘sin’ NOT to ban those who disagree with company’s ‘values’
(LifeSiteNews) Apple CEO Tim Cook revealedMonday that his company’s mission extends far beyond designing hardware to spreading Apple’s own interpretation of morality. Read more.   // more >
Facebook cracks down on pro-life viral video creator, says ad violates ‘discrimination’ policy
(LifeSiteNews) Facebook is cracking down on the Canadian pro-life group responsible for a series of viral hits, and placing onerous new restrictions on their ability to spread their pro-life content internationally. Read more.   // more >
Virginia middle school bans Christmas carols that mention Jesus
(LifeSiteNews) A middle school in Virginia is barring Christmas songs “of a sacred nature” that mention Jesus Christ for the sake of diversity, excluding the one after whom Christmas is named. Read more.   // more >
GOP gives up trying to defund Planned Parenthood in lame-duck session
(LifeSiteNews) With only four weeks left until Democrats assume control of the House of Representatives, pro-lifers had hoped for congressional Republicans to make one final push to defund Planned Parenthood before losing their majority. But GOP leaders have already thrown cold water on those hopes.…   // more >
Should Christians Be Involved in Politics?
"Morality: Should It Be Legislated?" by Dr. Frank Turek Frank Turek explores the question, “Should Christians be involved in politics?” “Politics affects your church, your family, your health, your money, your business, your property, your school, your home, your security, your safety, the poor, the…   // more >
Canadian man claiming to be ‘female’ sues 16 women for refusing to wax his genitals
(LifeSiteNews) Back in May, I wrote about the biological man claiming to be a woman who has sued a spa in Windsor after a female employee declined to service him following his request for a Brazilian wax. The “transgender woman” was furious, claiming that his genitals are irrelevant to his gender, and…   // more >
Man wanting courts to make him 20 years younger highlights absurdity of transgender claim
(LifeSiteNews) You knew it had to happen sooner or later. After all, if a biological, chromosomal male who identifies as "female" can have his birth certificate changed to female, why can’t a 69-year-old man who feels like he’s 49 have his age legally changed? Read more.   // more >
Tucker Carlson on being targeted by Antifa: Protecting wife my ‘deepest obligation’
(LifeSiteNews) Fox News host Tucker Carlson affirmed husbands’ moral obligation to defend their wives and families in remarks discussing an Antifa group’s attempt this week to terrorize his family in front of his house. Read more.   // more >
Female cyclist who lost to trans ‘woman’ blasts ‘definitely’ unfair competition
(LifeSiteNews) The bronze medalist in last weekend’s female cycling championship isn’t pleased she lost to a biological male who identifies as a woman, Jennifer Wagner revealed this week. Read more.   // more >
Facebook blocks ‘Gosnell’ ads, labels film about serial killer abortionist ‘political speech’
(LifeSiteNews) Gosnell: The Trial of America`s Biggest Serial Killer is currently playing in theaters nationwide, but one of the film’s producers says that Facebook is doing its part to keep Americans from knowing about it. Read more.   // more >
Twitter locks LifeSite out of account for ‘hate’: fact-based post on rise in gay STDs
(LifeSiteNews) Twitter has just locked LifeSiteNews out of our Twitter account over an article we posted four years ago that provided expert analysis on the rise in sexually-transmitted diseases among homosexuals. Read more.   // more >
Leading Islam scholar: Jihad will destroy Western civilization
(LifeSiteNews) Robert Spencer`s new book, The History of Jihad from Muhammad to ISIS, is a clarion call to Western civilization. We are under assault by Islam from all sides in a war that has raged since 632, the date of Muhammad`s death. In trying to raise the alarm, Spencer is clearly one of the Paul…   // more >
Pittsburgh Democrats oust official for posting ‘I stand for the flag, I kneel at the cross’
(LifeSiteNews) The Allegheny County Democrat Party in Pennsylvania has forced the resignation of its executive director after just one month on the job, for a pair of social media postings, including one expressing reverence for the American flag and Christian cross. Read more.   // more >
French President slams African women with large families, calls for them to be ‘properly educated’
(LifeSiteNews) French President Emmanuel Macron has condemned African women who have large families, saying that if they were “properly educated” by the West they would have fewer children. Read more.   // more >
VICTORY: Fire chief sacked by city after defending Biblical marriage wins $1.2 million in lawsuit
(LifeSiteNews) A former “Fire Chief of the Year” who lost his job after publishing a book about Christianity in which he upheld Biblical teachings on marriage and sexuality — perceived by some to be "anti-gay" — has won a $1.2 million settlement from the city of Atlanta, his former employer. Read more.   // more >
Director of latest ‘Harry Potter’ prequel says Dumbledore’s homosexuality will be ‘clear’ to viewers
(LifeSiteNews) November’s Harry Potter prequel Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will make “clear in what you see” that one of its main characters is homosexual, the director teased in a new interview. Read more.   // more >
Harvard Law students file complaints to keep Kavanaugh off campus as FBI finds no evidence
(LifeSiteNews) Several students at Harvard Law School have filed Title IX complaints against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, claiming the judge’s very presence on campus would constitute sexual harassment. Read more.   // more >
UN ‘human rights’ experts demand more legal abortion worldwide
(LifeSiteNews) Pro-life governments around the world must lift their protections of pre-born babies in the name of “fundamental rights,” “gender equality,” and even saving lives, according to so-called “human rights experts” from the United Nations. Read more.   // more >
Court upholds Louisiana’s admitting privileges requirement for abortion centers
(LifeSiteNews) Louisiana may continue to require basic health and safety standards for abortion facilities, a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday. Read more.   // more >
Pro-life women: Netflix’s Roe v. Wade documentary misrepresented us
(LifeSiteNews) The creators of the new Netflix documentary Reversing Roe left most of the pro-life women they interviewed out of the finished product and misrepresented at least one they left in, according to an EWTN host featured in the film without her consent. Read more.   // more >
Tim Hortons unblocks LifeSiteNews from wifi service after pressure
(LifeSiteNews) Canada`s iconic Tim Hortons coffee shop chain is now letting its patrons use its wifi service to read stories on LifeSiteNews after blocking the pro-life, pro-family website for months. Read more.   // more >
Tanzania, sick of contraception propaganda, suspends US family planning ads
(LifeSiteNews) Last week the Tanzanian government suspended family planning advertisements funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) while the program is reviewed for its population control motives. Read more.   // more >
Is the Trump administration serious about refusing to promote the LGBT agenda?
(LifeSiteNews) U.S. President Donald Trump`s message to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday started where he left off last year, insisting on sovereignty as the bedrock of U.S. foreign policy and the only legitimate foundation for international cooperation. Read more.   // more >
Is Pampers dropping Sesame Street from diapers for being ‘too masculine’?
(LifeSiteNews) Pampers is facing questions over whether it has decided Oscar the Grouch, Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Elmo, and the rest of the gang are too masculine to feature on its diapers. Read more.   // more >
Top Google leaders vowed to alter future elections to avoid Trump ‘hiccup’: leaked video 2016 Election, 2018 Midterm Elections, Big Tech, Cens
(LifeSiteNews) Google’s co-founders and other top executives reacted to the 2016 U.S. election of Donald Trump with anguish, contempt, and resolve to alter future elections, according to a newly-leaked video of an internal meeting. Read more.   // more >
Study: Teen gender confusion associated with ‘trans’ peer groups, prior mental health issues
(LifeSiteNews) Most teens who identify as “transgendered” do so after joining peer groups with other gender-confused teens and have been previously diagnosed with at least one mental disorder, according to a new study being derided by pro-LGBT activists. Read more.   // more >
Democrat touts fake stats on abortion deaths while grilling Supreme Court nominee
(LifeSiteNews) Even the mainstream media are calling foul on Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-CA, for dramatically inflating the number of maternal deaths from illegal, pre-Roe v. Wade abortions during her questioning of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Read more.   // more >
New York launches abuse probe into all 8 Catholic dioceses in state
(LifeSiteNews) New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood is launching an investigation into all eight of New York’s Roman Catholic dioceses for potential mishandling of sexual abuse claims, ABC-13 and the Associated Press report. Read more.   // more >
Senate fails to pass Paul amendment to defund Planned Parenthood
(LifeSiteNews) The U.S. Senate voted 45-48 Thursday on Sen. Rand Paul’s latest amendment to defund Planned Parenthood, coming up short of the 60 needed to overcome current filibuster rules and pass. Read more.   // more >
Boston sued for refusing to fly Christian flag at city hall despite flying LGBT flag
(LifeSiteNews) A 59-year-old Boston man is challenging the city’s refusal to fly a Christian flag over city hall to recognize Christianity’s historical contributions to both Boston and the state of Massachusetts, the Boston Globe reports. Read more.   // more >
Same-sex couple ‘married’ by Justice Ginsberg accused of drugging, raping student
(LifeSiteNews) Rising baritone singer Samuel Schultz has accused a prominent homosexual couple whose “marriage” was officiated by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of drugging and violently raping him in 2010, the New York Daily News reports. Read more.   // more >
Facebook, Twitter block GOP candidate’s ‘obscene’ ad about parents escaping Cambodia
(LifeSiteNews) Elizabeth Heng of California is the latest Republican candidate to find her attempts to advertise restricted by the world’s most powerful social media companies. Read more.   // more >
Mastercard pressures crowdfunding site to boot jihad critic Robert Spencer
(LifeSiteNews) Prominent Islam scholar and critic Robert Spencer is the latest right-of-center voice to be banned from ostensibly-neutral online services under ambiguous pretenses. Read more.   // more >
California Senate passes bill banning books, therapy to help unwanted gay attraction
(LifeSiteNews) The California Senate voted Thursday to approve the nation’s broadest proposed ban on treatment for overcoming unwanted same-sex attractions. Read more.   // more >
Medical website ‘Healthline’ jumps on transgender bandwagon with ‘gender-inclusive’ sex guide
(LifeSiteNews) Some days, it seems as if the transgender movement is actually trying to sound as unreasonable as humanly possible to ordinary people—that is, the sort of people who live their lives without once being offended at transphobic statements such as “only women can get pregnant.” Read more.   // more >
Abortionist who pointed loaded gun at pro-life protesters loses his abortion facility
The Women`s Center, an unlicensed abortion facility in Nashville, Tennessee, has closed its doors for good as of Saturday, August 11, 2018. Read more.   // more >
US archbishop appoints pro-gay priest as ‘spiritual guide’ for sex abuse victims: report
Atlanta’s Catholic archbishop has appointed a pro-gay priest who heads a gay-affirming parish to be diocesan spiritual director for victims of sexual abuse by clergy, LifeSiteNews has learned. Read more.   // more >
Pennsylvania grand jury report exposes decades of clerical sex abuse and Church cover-up
A Pennsylvania grand jury released its much-awaited report today, identifying more than 300 sex abuser priests and detailing how six different dioceses “systematically” covered up their crimes for decades. Read more.   // more >
Disney to feature first-ever openly gay character in upcoming ‘family’ film
Disney is reportedly pushing the homosexual envelope yet again with an upcoming film in which it will feature for the first time an openly gay character. The move is being hailed as a "turning point" for Disney. Read more.   // more >
Ad barred over image of Bible
Social media giants are not the only businesses discriminating against Christians, as one billboard company in Southern California is refusing to run an ad for an evangelist – simply because he is holding a Bible.Read more.   // more >
Victory: Outraged California parents block radical elementary sex ed
(LifeSiteNews) Concerned parents have successfully fought against the implementation of a controversial new sex education program for elementary school children. Read more.   // more >
George Soros wants to destroy good Catholic schools. Here’s the proof.
(LifeSiteNews) There is a coordinated attack happening right now aimed at the small number of faithful Catholic colleges and universities. The George Soros-funded attacks are being carried out by disgruntled and angry former students and at least one adjunct faculty member who was not allowed to continue…   // more >
Abortionist to be jailed after killing woman in botched late-term abortion
(LifeSiteNews) In a move that shocked the court, abortionist Robert Rho accepted a previously offered plea bargain and admitted his guilt to Felony Negligent Homicide immediately after the judge announced that the jury had reached a verdict in this three-week trial. Read more.   // more >
Judge lectures assault victim to use attacker’s fake pronoun
(LifeSiteNews) An English judge told an assault victim to use her attacker’s preferred gender pronoun, the latest development in the ongoing collision between feminist and transgender activists. Read more.   // more >
UN ‘human rights’ official: Time for ‘courage’ to demand abortion enshrinement
(LifeSiteNews) "Sexual and reproductive health and rights are integral to the dignity of women and girls," said Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kate Gilmore at a gathering of UN experts and bureaucrats in Geneva last month. Read more.   // more >
Liberal columnist: New Yorkers should boycott Chick-fil-A because it’s ‘creepy’ and Christian
(LifeSiteNews) In a piece that quickly went viral on social media for its blatant disdain of anything remotely Christian, a New Yorker columnist called on Manhattan residents to resist Chick-fil-A’s “creepy infiltration” of the city. Read more.   // more >
Twitter suspends right-wing commentator Mark Dice for saying transsexualism is a mental illness Mark Dice , Twitter
(LifeSiteNews) Right-wing commentator Mark Dice, famous for YouTube video interviews with random passers-by in public spaces, says that his Twitter account was suspended Thursday of last week after he implied that transgenderism is a mental illness. Read more.   // more >
Christian law firm makes last-ditch effort to stop hospital from pulling Alfie Evans’ life support
(LifeSiteNews) The London-based Christian Legal Centre has announced that it is stepping in on behalf of 23-month-old Alfie Evans. Read more.   // more >
HBO comedian attacks pro-life pregnancy centers as ‘predators’
(LifeSiteNews) Liberal comedian John Oliver used the most recent episode of his weekly HBO show to launch a wide-ranging attack on pro-life crisis pregnancy centers. Read more.   // more >
Pro-life students at 200 high schools to stage walk-out protesting abortion
(LifeSiteNews) Tomorrow, students from almost 200 high schools and more than 80 colleges across the United States will engage in a pro-life walkout to end abortion. Read more.   // more >
Facebook declares black, pro-Trump social media stars ‘unsafe for community’
(LifeSiteNews) Facebook is in the midst of yet another controversy after classifying a conservative social media duo’s videos as “unsafe to the community.” Read more.   // more >
If you have a smartphone, Facebook may be listening to you through its app
(LifeSiteNews) Facebook is able to monitor users in their homes and workplaces, a whistleblower in an ongoing data scandal told UK lawmakers Tuesday. Read more.   // more >
Philadelphia cuts ties with Catholic Charities over gay foster parenting refusal
(LifeSiteNews) The city of Philadelphia will no longer place foster children with parents through the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Catholic Social Services (CSS) because the archdiocese won’t place kids with same-sex couples. Read more.   // more >
The surprising and disturbing reason why LifeSite’s Spring campaign is struggling
(LifeSiteNews) There has been a disturbing trend on the Internet during especially the past several months that should be of deep concern to all conservatives. This trend has also been having a serious negative effect on readership and funding for all conservative websites, including LifeSite. Read…   // more >
Trump signs $1.3 trillion budget bill that still funds Planned Parenthood
(LifeSiteNews) Update 3/23/18 at 1:50 p.m.: President Trump has announced he signed the spending bill but said he will “never sign another bill like this again.” The pro-assisted suicide group Compassion & Choices immediately sent supporters an email celebrating the final bill’s exclusion of an amendment…   // more >
Christians boycott ice cream chain for blaspheming Jesus
(LifeSiteNews) A Canadian ice-cream chain is about to begin peddling its wares in the United States: soft-serve ice cream topped with loads of blasphemy. Read more.   // more >
Hillary Clinton honors biological male who says he’s a ‘woman’ on Women’s Day
(LifeSiteNews) Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton celebrated International Women`s Day last week by listing the women who inspire her. She included a biological male who now claims he`s a woman, praising him for cracking a "glass ceiling." Read more.   // more >
Christian booted from class on Christianity…for opposing transgenderism
(LifeSiteNews) If you’ve ever wondered why academics like Dr. Jordan B. Peterson are warning parents that universities are intellectually bankrupt postmodern playgrounds specializing in ideology rather than education, look no further than this story, at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Read more.   // more >
‘Hate wins’: Mike Huckabee forced off Country Music board for opposing gay ‘marriage’
(LifeSiteNews) Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee’s Christian views on marriage have cost him his new post on the board of the Country Music Association Foundation. Read more.   // more >
Oregon passes bill allowing mentally ill patients to be starved to death
(LifeSiteNews) The first U.S. state that legalized doctors killing sick patients has now passed a bill that critics say will allow healthcare givers to starve to death mentally ill patients. Read more.   // more >
Abortionist tells judge that pro-life counselors are like Taliban
(LifeSiteNews) The “millionaire abortionist” Merle Hoffman smeared pro-life sidewalk counselors in court, calling their convictions comparable to the Taliban’s “misogyny and fundamentalism.” Read more.   // more >
Appeals court blocks Kansas from defunding Planned Parenthood Abortion , Kansas , Planned Parenthood
(LifeSiteNews) The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that Kansas can’t ax Medicaid funds to abortion giant Planned Parenthood. Read more.   // more >
New ‘Passion of the Christ’ sequel will be ‘biggest film in history’: Jim Caviezel
(LifeSiteNews) Actor Jim Caviezel, world-famous for his portrayal of Jesus in the blockbuster 2004 movie The Passion of the Christ, has confirmed that he is joining forth director Mel Gibson to reprise his role in a sequel about the Resurrection, now on the drawing board. Read more.   // more >
Court orders university to reinstate Christian club booted for refusing to elect LGBT activist
(LifeSiteNews) A Christian group has prevailed in court and will be reinstated as a campus organization after being stripped of club status for disqualifying an active homosexual from running for its leadership position. Read more.   // more >
Trump: It’s ‘disappointing’ Senate ‘blocked’ pro-life bill banning late-term abortions
(LifeSiteNews) President Trump called on the U.S. Senate to “reconsider” its rejection of an “important” ban on painful late-term abortions, urging, “we must defend those who cannot defend themselves.” Read more.   // more >
Missouri Senate candidate: I don’t buy into ‘feminism’s crazed definition of modern womanhood’
(LifeSiteNews) A candidate for U.S. Senate is standing by comments he made last fall blasting modern feminism and the “gender-bending word games” of left-wing academics. Read more.   // more >
Trump congratulates Republican LGBT activist group on its 40th anniversary
(LifeSiteNews) President Trump congratulated a group of “LGBT conservatives” on forty years of existence but didn’t mention same-sex “marriage” or transgenderism. Read more.   // more >
Bishops ask US gov’t to ‘fully fund’ agency that gives millions to Planned Parenthood
(LifeSiteNews) The US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and Catholic Relief Services (CRS) have once again written to Congress requesting “robust funding” for two agencies deeply committed to the promotion and distribution of contraception, one of which provides millions of dollars to Planned Parenthood.…   // more >
Christian group sues university after being booted for refusing to elect LGBT activist as leader
(LifeSiteNews) A Christian student group has brought legal action against the University of Iowa (UI) for stripping them of club status after the group disqualified an active homosexual from running for leadership. The group disqualified the homosexual because he refused to agree to the group`s policy…   // more >
Abortionist on trial for leaving half of baby’s skull inside mom during botched late-term abortion
(LifeSiteNews) On this forty-fifth memorial of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that decriminalized abortion in the U.S., this abortion horror story illustrates the human price of that tragic decision. Read more.   // more >
The bizarre fight between feminists and trans activists shows we’re at war with reality
(LifeSiteNews) As identity culture proliferates and the discussion about “trans issues”—which didn’t exist merely a decade or so ago—grows louder, it seems nearly impossible to pick up a newspaper without being confronted with the issue. The soap opera Grey’s Anatomy is setting out to transform the…   // more >
Trump rescinds Obama warning to states that cut funds to Planned Parenthood
(LifeSiteNews) The Trump administration’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced today that it is rescinding a warning issued by the Obama administration to state governments stating that they cannot deny Medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood on the grounds that they are abortion providers.…   // more >
Pro-life social media has brought Planned Parenthood to the ‘brink’ of losing tax dollars
(LifeSiteNews) Undercover videos shared on major social media sites about the abortion industry’s dirty secret of illegally selling aborted baby body parts for profit are responsible for the current momentum to defund Planned Parenthood, Center for Medical Progress founder David Daleiden said at the…   // more >
The best signs we saw at the 2018 March for Life
(LIfeSiteNews) The photos below show some of the many signs LifeSiteNews saw at the 2018 March for Life. They range from funny to cute to inspirational to sobering and heartbreaking. Read more.   // more >
Facebook says group wanting to ‘burn…alive’ Christian mom meets ‘Community standards’
(LifeSiteNews) A Facebook group wanting to “burn...alive” a U.S. Christian pro-family activist who takes bold stances against feminism, political correctness, and the LGBT lobby "doesn`t go against...Community Standards,” according to Facebook. Read more.   // more >
BREAKING: President Trump proclaims January 16 ‘Religious Freedom Day’
(LifeSiteNews) President Donald Trump proclaimed January 16, 2018 "Religious Freedom Day." LifeSiteNews is pleased to provide Trump`s declaration. Read more.   // more >
Tidal wave of ‘out’ LGBT candidates run for political office in 2nd year of Trump presidency
(LifeSiteNews) Gay news sites are reporting that a tidal wave of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) candidates for various political offices will flood the United States in 2018. Read more.   // more >
International court orders 16 countries to ignore their laws and allow gay ‘marriage’
(LifeSiteNews) In what one expert called the “most bold exercise in judicial tyranny imaginable,” an international human rights court has ordered that 16 countries ignore their own laws and recognize same-sex “marriage” and transgenderism. Read more.   // more >
Georgetown approves LGBT-only campus housing
(LifeSiteNews) In a startling move for a university that claims to be Catholic, Jesuit-run Georgetown University announced this week that it will offer LGBT-only campus housing. Read more.   // more >
‘Resounding victory’: Tennessee pro-life amendment upheld by appeals court
(LifeSiteNews) A hard-fought pro-life battle spanning sixteen-years has resulted in a federal appeals court handing pro-life advocates a victory by upholding an amendment to Tennessee’s state Constitution allowing limitations on abortion. Read more.   // more >
‘Shadow banning’: How Twitter secretly censors conservatives without them even knowing it
(LifeSiteNews) Conservatives and Christians have long suspected that Twitter works aggressively behind the scenes to censor their material. That suspicion has now been confirmed in an undercover investigation involving numerous Twitter employees who let slip what really happens behind the scenes of…   // more >
Diocese threatens priest for sharing LifeSite article on diocese’s trans plan for school
(LifeSiteNews) The vicar general for the Diocese of Jefferson City, Missouri, threatened a diocesan priest with “canonical rebuke” last June if the priest did not remove articles from LifeSiteNewsand another outlet from his parish bulletin, saying they were inaccurate and slanderous. Read more.   // more >
Pro-lifers furious New Mexico attorney general won’t investigate baby parts sales
(LifeSiteNews) The New Mexico Attorney General won’t investigate his state’s flagship university and a late-term abortion facility for selling baby body parts, despite an ongoing FBI inquiry, the urging of a Congressional committee, and the suspension of a university researcher for her involvement in…   // more >
Chelsea Clinton, Church of Satan exchange Happy New Year wishes
(LifeSiteNews) Chelsea Clinton offered “Happy New Year!” greetings to the Church of Satan. Read more.   // more >
Pro-abortion college student argues for infanticide of 2-year-olds
(LifeSiteNews) A University of Tennessee student has argued that two-year-old children have no right to life because they cannot communicate. Read more.   // more >
President Trump nominates marriage champion to the federal bench
(LifeSiteNews) The Trump Administration has already established a sterling record of solid judicial nominees, and his nomination of Howard C. Nielson, Jr. to the federal bench continues that trajectory. Read more.   // more >
Congressman fights to ban sick ‘child sex dolls’
(LifeSiteNews) One member of Congress is shining a bright light on the issue of the manufacture and sale of child sex robots, seeking to prohibit their import into the United States. Read more.   // more >
A 10-year-old Brooklyn, NY, boy says he is founding an online drag club for kids
(LifeSiteNews) Haus of Amazing,” purportedly the “first ever drag house established exclusively for kids who are doing amazing drag,” will be a “positive, encouraging and safe on-line community for drag kids to connect with each other,” according to an on-line flyer for the club. Read more.   // more >
Fire chief was wrongly fired for supporting biblical marriage: court
(LifeSiteNews) This time last year A Charlie Brown Christmas was being censored in schools and former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran was still waiting for justice after being wrongly fired for expressing his religious beliefs about marriage. Read more.   // more >
Catholics shocked that Vatican Christmas tree has no Christian symbols
(LifeSiteNews) The decorations on the Vatican Christmas tree in St. Peter`s Square this year are devoid of Christian religious symbols, a veteran Vaticanist reports. Read more.   // more >
Same-Sex Custody Battles Test the Definition of Parenthood
(ChristianHeadlines.com) The Mississippi Supreme Court on Nov. 29 heard the case of a woman suing her former lesbian partner for parental rights. A steady stream of gay custody battles is working its way through the courts in the wake of the 2015 U.S. Supreme Court Obergefell decision legalizing same-sex…   // more >
`There`s Plenty of Place for Prayer`: Community Rallies Behind Football Coach Attacked for Praying with Athletes
(CBN News) Indiana`s Reitz High School football coach Andy Hape is under fire for praying with his players on the field. The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) called the prayer a "serious and flagrant violation of the First Amendment" and is urging the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp. (EVSC)…   // more >
California’s Universities are Training Teachers to Implement a Radical New View of Gender Identity
(California Family Council) This is the type of radical sexual ideology that could be forced upon teachers and your child (yes, even elementary-aged)—despite the fact that your culture and religion (and, not least of all, science) may teach something very different. In fact, it is already happening…   // more >
Four Promising Takeaways from the Masterpiece Cakeshop Oral Argument
(The Corner) Before I write anything else, understand this — basing case predictions on oral argument is an uncertain business. I’ve seen lawyers and clients leave a courtroom with confidence only to be crushed when they read the opinion. Still, arguments can offer clues as to a justice’s thinking,…   // more >
Bathroom cameras a dilemma for school, parents
(One News Now) Video surveillance in school bathrooms, while intended to provide security for students, are in fact intruding on their privacy – so says the president of the Pacific Justice Institute.   // more >
Sessions hints at crack down on recreational pot, affecting California, other states
(Sacramento Bee) Attorney General Jeff Sessions hinted Wednesday that the Justice Department may take a tougher stance on recreational marijuana in the near future, a change in policy that would have a significant impact on the five states that already allow the drug to be sold for more than medicinal…   // more >
Pro-Life Lawyer Finds Redemption and Hope
(Advocates for Faith and Freedom) At 16 years old, Nada found herself pregnant by her abuser after she had purchased a pregnancy test at the grocery store. She knew she could not keep the pregnancy a secret. Nada told her sister, who relayed the information to her parents. Without a second thought,…   // more >
Teaching LGBT history complicated by historical figures
(ED Source) California earlier this month became the first state in the country to adopt textbooks that highlight the contributions of people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender to the development of the state and country.   // more >
Bathroom cameras a dilemma for school, parents
(One News Now) Video surveillance in school bathrooms, while intended to provide security for students, are in fact intruding on their privacy – so says the president of the Pacific Justice Institute.   // more >
California will be the first state to use LGBT-inclusive history textbooks in schools
(Los Angeles Times) California has become the first state to approve LGBT-inclusive history textbooks for use in primary schools, the Advocate reports. The California State Board of Education on Thursday approved 10 textbooks for kindergarten through eighth-grade students that include coverage of the…   // more >
Abortion providers sue Texas for banning dismemberment abortion
(LifeSiteNews) A Texas law banning a gruesome and inhumane abortion procedure known as dilation and evacuation (D&E) is being challenged in federal court. This past Thursday, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division opened…   // more >
Supreme Court takes case on free speech rights of antiabortion counseling centers
(The Washington Post) The Supreme Court said Monday that it would decide whether it violates free speech guarantees for California to require “crisis pregnancy centers,” which counsel against abortion, to tell patients that the state offers contraception services and abortion assistance. (Read more)…   // more >
NY Times op-ed calls pro-life websites ‘fake news’, demands Facebook silence them

(LifeSiteNews) Facebook must start cracking down on “anti-abortion fake news,” according to an opinion piece in Friday’s online edition of the The New York Times. British journalist Rossalyn Warren raised a rallying cry to abortion advocates to lobby Facebook to black out sites like LifeNews and Live…   // more >
Liberal bill empowers gvmt to take kids from Ontario parents who don’t accept gender ideology: legal experts
(LifeSiteNews) An Ontario Liberal bill that legal experts warn gives the state greater power to seize children and can be used to enforce gender ideology in the home sailed unopposed through second reading last week. Read more.   // more >
New South Dakota law: adoption agencies can’t be forced to place kids with same-sex couples Adoption , Religious Freedom , Same-Sex Parents , Sou
(LifeSiteNews) South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed a law last week preventing faith-based adoption agencies from facing government discrimination for not placing children with same-sex couples. Read more.   // more >
WATCH: Planned Parenthood VP refuses to say if abortion kills a human
(LifeSiteNews) During an interview with FOX News` Tucker Carlson, the executive vice president of Planned Parenthood repeatedly refused to answer whether abortion ends a life. Read more.   // more >
In Iceland 100% of babies diagnosed with Down syndrome are aborted. Think about that.
(LifeSiteNews) In recent remarks to the Citizens Assembly in Ireland, Dr. Peter McParland, an ob-gyn at National Maternity Hospital, pointed to a sign of things to come. “In Iceland,” the doctor said, “every single baby—100 percent of all those diagnosed with Down syndrome—are aborted.” Read more.   // more >
Man conceived in rape to March for Life: Every life has purpose, Planned Parenthood steals it
(LifeSiteNews) This year’s theme for the March for Life, The Power of One, hit home for pro-life advocate Ryan Bomberger. Bomberger was conceived in rape, born to a single mother and then taken into an adoptive home. Read more.   // more >
INTERVIEW: How the left ‘brainwashes’ kids to accept its sexual ideology - and how parents can fight back
(LifeSiteNews) A conservative law professor`s new book details the ways in which the left attacks children`s minds and indoctrinates them to adopt secular, anti-family values. Read more.   // more >
STDs are at an all-time-high, but liberals are ignoring the only proven solution: marriage
(LifeSiteNews) Marriage rates in the United States are at an all-time low. Reported cases of sexually transmitted diseases are at an all-time high. These two statistics share a clear and direct relationship, although you would not know it from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) annual…   // more >
Pediatricians condemn National Geographic over 9-year-old ‘trans’ child on January cover
(LifeSiteNews) An association of pediatricians is condemning National Geographic over its decision to put a 9-year-old child who identifies as transgender on the cover of its January issue. Read more.   // more >
Pro-life Catholic mother Kellyanne Conway to serve as counselor to Trump in White House
(LifeSiteNews) President-elect Donald Trump named campaign manager Kellyanne Conway — the first woman from either major party to lead a presidential candidate to victory in the general election — as Counselor to the President. Read more.   // more >
U.S. Bishop rips Church teaching on homosexuality: ‘That was not Jesus’ approach’
(LifeSiteNews) A U.S. bishop first appointed last year by Pope Francis is defending his decision to speak at a gay activist conference in April 2017 put on by a “Catholic” group condemned by the Vatican. The bishop argues that he is following the pope’s example of being “merciful” while reaching out…   // more >
Dobson to California pro-life centers: ‘Do not comply’ with law forcing you to promote abortion
One of the nation`s most popular and respected family advocates is telling listeners to challenge an anti-life law. Read more.   // more >
BREAKING: Minnesota mom files lawsuit over parental rights in 17-year-old son’s gender change
(LifeSiteNews) A Minnesota mother sued St. Louis County and other agencies Wednesday for usurping her parental rights because her minor son has been receiving transgender “services” and given narcotic drugs without her consent. Read more.   // more >
America rejects Planned Parenthood and its party
(LifeSiteNews) We pro-lifers have been saying it for decades, and working to make it even truer: America is a fundamentally pro-life country. Its cultural and Constitutional DNA are coded with deep respect for the human person as the free image of God, no matter what lies the appointed judges on our…   // more >
TRUMPED: Donald Trump wins presidency: defeats pro-abort Clinton in massive upset
(LifeSiteNews) In a stunning victory, Donald Trump has won over 270 electoral votes, beating pro-abortion Hillary Clinton and becoming the 45th president of the United States. Trump`s victory became obvious as he won the key states of Ohio, Florida, and Iowa, and now Pennsylvania. He continues to lead…   // more >
The abortion movement just lost the war on the unborn
(LifeSiteNews) On the campaign trail, Donald Trump often said, “I’m going to make every dream you ever dreamed about your country come true.” The “dream” of pro-lifers has been an America where the scourge of abortion is no more. That’s why they voted for Trump in overwhelming numbers, returning a pro-life…   // more >
Fr. James Martin, SJ, tells gay activists: The Church should embrace homosexuality’s ‘special gifts’
(LifeSiteNews) On Sunday, one of the most well-known American Jesuit priests accepted an award from a pro-gay group that has been condemned by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith and the U.S. Catholic bishops. Read more.   // more >
Trojan horse’: Planned Parenthood entity poses as anti-toll group in recruiting
(LifeSiteNews) Planned Parenthood deleted deceptive job ads after a local media investigation found that "Community Outreach Group" was an entity of Planned Parenthood posing as an anti-toll campaign to recruit workers. Read more.   // more >
Greek Orthodox inexplicably give highest ‘humanitarian’ award to pro-abort Gov. Andrew Cuomo
(LifeSiteNews) Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew`s representatives, known as "Archons," bestowed the church`s highest lay honor on one of the country`s most notorious promoters of abortion, same-sex "marriage," and transgender bathrooms in schools. Read more.   // more >
BREAKING: Alberta NDP gvmt closes down Christian home-schooling association
(LifeSiteNews) Alberta’s largest Christian home-schooling association has been effectively shut down by the province’s NDP government after it found what Education Minister David Eggen called a “fail[ure] to demonstrate accountability of funding received from the government of Alberta.” But the association…   // more >
Christian university under fire for ‘deep ties’ with abortion industry, Planned Parenthood
(LifeSiteNews) "In all of its endeavors, Whitworth University seeks to advance its founder`s mission of equipping students to `honor God, follow Christ and serve humanity,`" the school`s website reads. And yet the Presbyterian-affiliated school is partnering with Planned Parenthood. Read more.   // more >
ESPN defends running nudes on its homepage: Today’s youth don’t ‘have the same hang-ups’
(LifeSiteNews) ESPN is loosening its editorial standards by featuring nude photos on it homepage because fewer and fewer people find it objectionable, its public editor wrote in an op-ed defending the sports network’s decision to show a fully nude man on its website’s homepage. Read more.   // more >
5 year-olds ‘in the wrong body’? New study questions irreversible treatment for confused kids
(LifeSiteNews) A report released this week examining the research on sexuality and gender from the biological, psychological, and social sciences has come to the conclusion that parents and doctors who treat gender-nonconforming kids by transitioning them into their preferred sex might be doing the…   // more >
Cardinal Newman Society: Vatican’s sex-ed program ‘compromises the innocence’ of children
(LifeSiteNews) n a report released today, The Cardinal Newman Society is warning Catholic parents and educators that a new sex education program being promoted by the Vatican’s Pontifical Council for the Family “compromises the innocence and integrity of young people” as it is currently written and…   // more >
Is Islamophilia binding Catholic doctrine?
(LifeSiteNews) Catholic writer Robert Spencer’s vigorous criticisms of Islam have recently earned him the ire of a cleric who has accused him of heterodoxy. Nothing surprising about that, or at least it wouldn’t be surprising if a Muslim cleric were accusing Spencer of contradicting Muslim doctrine.…   // more >
What the Supreme Court’s ruling means for transgender bathrooms in schools
(LifeSiteNews) The U.S. Supreme Court signaled an interest in taking on the transgender bathroom debate on Wednesday, granting a Virginia school system temporary permission to keep its bathrooms separated by biological sex. Read more.   // more >
A look inside 4 important goals of the LGBT movement
(LifeSiteNews) Despite being proud of advances they’ve made during eight years under President Barack Obama, leaders of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender movement say they still have work to do. Read more.   // more >
Vatican’s new sex-ed program conflicts with previous teaching
(LifeSiteNews) The new sex education program the Pontifical Council for the Family released at World Youth Day blatantly contradicts a 1995 document it promulgated that teaches parents should be their children’s sex educators and no erotic material should be presented to young people. Read more.   // more >
Supreme Court: High school may keep girls out of boys restrooms - for now
(LifeSiteNews) A rural Virginia school district will not have to allow members of one biological sex to use the showers and restrooms of the opposite sex – at least, for now. Read more.   // more >
Americans oppose Democrat plank forcing taxpayers to pay for abortion: poll
(LifeSiteNews) Americans remain strongly supportive of abortion restrictions, despite this summer`s Supreme Court decision overturning a Texas law that mandated that doctors have admitting privileges at a local hospital and that abortion clinics be held to the same standards as other outpatient surgery…   // more >
Catholic priest to Tim Kaine: ‘Don’t show up in my communion line’
(LifeSiteNews) A Catholic priest asked that pro-abortion Vice Presidential nominee Tim Kaine “do us both a favor” and not show up in his Communion line. Read more.   // more >
The tears of a mother: The tragedy of pro-gay Catholic ministries in the Archdiocese of LA
(LifeSiteNews) The real-life experiences of a Catholic mother with a “gay” daughter: Read more.   // more >
Iowa Planned Parenthood exposes over 2,500 private patient records
(LifeSiteNews) Planned Parenthood left thousands of patient records behind when it closed one of its Midwest abortion facilities this spring. Read more.   // more >
For first time, GOP platform proposes defunding Planned Parenthood
(LifeSiteNews) For the first time, the Republican Party has proposed a platform calling for Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers to lose federal funding. Read more.   // more >
Plea to the pope: Life and Family leaders call on Pope to ‘end the confusion’
(LifeSiteNews)In a spirit of love, humility, and faithfulness, 16 international life and family advocates are asking Pope Francis in a powerful new video to unambiguously speak the truth of the Catholic faith, to end doctrinal confusion, to restore clarity, and to be the Holy Father that Catholics need.…   // more >
‘Transgender’ male arrested for taking pictures of woman in Target changing room
(LifeSiteNews) A biological male who claims to be a woman has been arrested for taking pictures of a woman in the changing room of a Target store. Read more.   // more >
Priest ‘bewildered’ at Pope’s advice that pastors stay out of people’s moral lives
(LifeSiteNews) A prominent Washington D.C.-area monsignor was compelled to react to Pope Francis’ impromptu remarks made last month in which he warned that Catholic priests should not be “putting our noses into the moral life of other people.” Read more.   // more >
Hillary Clinton ‘proud’ of Obama’s transgender military decision
(LifeSiteNews) Hillary Clinton says she is “proud” of Barack Obama`s decision to allow transgender people to serve openly in the military and reiterated her support for a conscience-crushing bill that the LGBT lobby places as its highest legislative priority. Read more.   // more >
Iowa church sues over state order that could censor Christian sexual beliefs from sermons
(LifeSiteNews) The government has no right to require a church to allow biological men to use the women`s showers in its building, even if that takes place during one of its peripheral ministries, a Des Moines church says in a legal complaint filed on the Fourth of July. Read more.   // more >
#FlushTarget billboards take on retail giant’s bathroom policy in Oklahoma
(LifeSiteNews) Billboards exposing Target’s new policy allowing men to access women’s restrooms and changing rooms went up across Tulsa last week as part of LifeSiteNews’ #FlushTarget campaign. “Men don’t belong in women’s bathrooms,” read the billboards, which show a young girl frightened by a grown…   // more >
Bishop Lynch claims Catholics share blame for Orlando. What a disgrace.
(LifeSiteNews) It’s time to be blunt. Early morning, 49 of our fellow Americans were killed by a purportedly gay, radical Islamist, who pledged allegiance to ISIS. The killer scoped several locations for his heinous crime, including Disney World where tens of thousands of families visit every day. He…   // more >
Will Disney’s Finding Dory have a transgender character?
(LifeSiteNews) After the trailer for Finding Dory, the much-hyped sequel to Finding Nemo, led to speculation that Disney-Pixar was introducing its first openly homosexual characters, the lead voice actress on the film says it will feature a “transgender” character instead. However, it’s not clear in…   // more >
Pope’s rhetoric against ‘fundamentalist’ Catholics could help pave way for active persecution
(LifeSiteNews) It’s one of the most frequent talking points of Pope Francis. It’s definitely part of his appeal for the media and simultaneously one of the most hurtful things for those inside the Church for whom the faith means everything. I’m speaking of the Pope’s penchant for castigating faithful…   // more >
What goes on at a school ‘gay straight alliance’ club event? Here’s the horrific truth.
(LifeSiteNews) What goes on in the “gay straight alliance” clubs in high schools – and now in middle schools – across the country? What happens to kids that are persuaded to join them? We had a chance to see it up close – at one of their statewide events. And it’s worse than anyone realizes. Read more.…   // more >
State leader quits ACLU after daughters were ‘visibly frightened’ by men using women’s restroom
(LifeSiteNews) The African-American woman who leads a state chapter of the ACLU has resigned, citing her own daughters` “frightened” reaction to biological males using the women`s restroom. Read more.   // more >
Louisiana becomes the sixth state to ban dismemberment abortion
(LifeSiteNew) Louisiana has become the sixth state to ban dismemberment abortion, after Governor John Bel Edwards signed a bill that would outlaw the most common form of second-trimester abortion. Read more.   // more >
The most dangerous, and underreported, part of Obama’s transgender edict
(LifeSiteNews) For all the justifiable press coverage of Barack Obama`s federal guidance on transgender students in the public schools, its most dangerous provision has largely gone unnoticed – and it has nothing to do with bathrooms. Read more.   // more >
BREAKING: Chilling 911 call: Baby born alive at abortion clinic, ‘we can’t provide care’
(LifeSiteNews) Chilling new audio has been released from inside a Phoenix abortion facility indicating that a baby was, in fact, born alive during a botched abortion earlier this year. “The fetus is breathing,” an abortion facility worker tells 911. Read more.   // more >
Should I Attend My Gay Friends Wedding?
(BREAKPOINT) Now that homosexual ersatzimony has become the law of the land, people who were opposed to the social contrivance in principle, will have to decide whether they will continue to oppose it in practice. (Read More)   // more >
Gay pastor admits he made up claim Whole Foods gave him ‘homophobic’ cake
(LifeSiteNews) An openly homosexual man and self-described pastor of The Church of Open Doors has admitted his claim that Whole Foods baked him a cake decorated with an anti-homosexual slur was totally false. Read more.   // more >
Dead on arrival: 12 states reject Obama’s transgender bathroom policy
(LifeSiteNews) Despite the power of the bully pulpit, and the pull of billions of dollars in federal education funding, leaders in at least a dozen states have said Barack Obama`s guidance on transgender bathroom, shower, and locker room use is unconstitutional, with many saying the decree will not…   // more >
Vatican cardinal rebukes ‘demonic’ attacks on family at Washington breakfast
(LifeSiteNews) Cardinal Robert Sarah slammed gender ideology, same-sex “marriage,” and transgender bathroom policies at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast on Tuesday, describing them all as demonic attacks on humanity. Read more.   // more >
#FlushTarget campaign launches: truck to visit every Target store in Minnesota
(LifeSiteNews) A new campaign to encourage shoppers to ditch Target over their new “transgender” bathroom literally took to the streets today in Minnesota. Read more.   // more >
U.S. Bishops blast Obama’s ‘deeply disturbing’ transgender edict
(LifeSiteNews) The Obama Administrationedict that U.S. public schools must allow “transgender” students access to the bathrooms of their choice or risk losing federal funding is “deeply disturbing,” the heads of two U.S. Bishops’ Conference committees said Monday. Read more.   // more >
GOP chairman responds to Trump on abortion: ‘Our platform’s pretty clear’
(LifeSiteNews) Donald Trump is unlikely to change the Republican party’s platform on abortion to include exceptions for abortion in cases of rape, incest, and life of the mother, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus said on Sunday. Read more.   // more >
Alaskan GOP kills bill to keep Planned Parenthood from teaching sex ed in public schools
(LifeSiteNews) Pro-life legislation to ban Planned Parenthood and other abortionists from teaching sex ed to children in Alaska`s public schools was stopped April 12 by Republicans. Read more.   // more >
GOP braces for convention battle over gay ‘marriage’
(LifeSiteNews) A little more than six months before the nation elects its president, the Republican Party still has no leader. The coming convention is proving to be one of the most up-in-the-air, contested political events in recent memory. But behind the scenes, a battle of much greater import for…   // more >
John Kasich: I ‘probably’ wouldn’t sign bill keeping men out of women’s restrooms (video)
(LifeSiteNews) John Kasich said on Sunday that he would "probably not" sign a bill preventing biological males from using women`s restrooms, locker rooms, and showers - and those who are hung up on the issue should "take a deep breath," "chill out," and "get over it." Read more.   // more >
ACLU loses case to force Catholic hospital to perform abortions
(LifeSiteNews) A Michigan judge has thrown out the ACLU`s lawsuit attempting to force a nationwide chain of Catholic hospitals to perform abortions. Read more.   // more >
‘We won’t back down!’: Pro-life Planned Parenthood investigators respond to California raid
(LifeSiteNews) His home has been ransacked by state agents. Hours of undercover video that he had shot and painstakingly compiled has been seized. But pro-life investigator David Daleiden is not going to budge an inch. Read more.   // more >
California AG who raided Daleiden taking Planned Parenthood cash for US Senate race
(LifeSiteNews) The Attorney General of California, who is investigating David Daleiden for allegedly breaking state law, has received thousands of dollars from Planned Parenthood and hosts a petition on her campaign website asking voters to join her in “defending Planned Parenthood.” Read more.   // more >
Clinton doubles down: Unborn baby just hours from birth has no Constitutional rights (VIDEO)
(LifeSiteNews) Hillary Clinton has doubled down on her contentious position that “the unborn person does not have constitutional rights,” now stating that even the child just hours away from delivery is deprived of rights because “that is the way we structure it.” Read more.   // more >
California agents raid David Daleiden’s home, seize undercover Planned Parenthood footage
(LifeSiteNews) Officials with the California Attorney General`s office raided David Daleiden`s home Tuesday evening and confiscated all his undercover video footage of Planned Parenthood`s harvesting and sale of aborted babies` organs and tissue. Read more.   // more >
Obama admin threatens to withhold billions from North Carolina over bathroom privacy law
(LifeSiteNews) The Obama Administration is making noises about cutting North Carolina off from federal funding after last month’s legislative move by the governor and some state lawmakers to protect the state’s residents’ privacy and safety. Read more.   // more >
Disney threatens to stop filming in Georgia over religious freedom bill Disney , Georgia , Homosexuality
(LifeSiteNews) Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal’s high-profile veto of a commonsense religious freedom bill this week came after an overwhelming pressure campaign by some of the world’s biggest corporations. You could say it was unprecedented if the same scene hadn’t already played out in Indiana last year.…   // more >
Breast cancer-stricken Janice Dickinson had two abortions
(LifeSiteNews) Like all women, Janice Dickinson should have been told that abortion is linked to breast cancer. The former supermodel has revealed to the world she has breast cancer, and in her 2002 book No Lifeguard on Duty: The Accidental Life of the World’s First Supermodel, wrote numerous times…   // more >
FDA changes RU-486 protocol to fit abortion industry’s illegal practices
(LifeSiteNews) The Obama administration has changed the rules for administering a chemical abortion medication to endorse abortionists` longstanding practice of ignoring previous federal guidelines. Read more.   // more >
Pro-life leaders outraged: Trump says post-abortive women deserve ‘some form of punishment’
(LifeSiteNews) Once again, Donald Trump`s words have roiled the pro-life movement – this time for advocating that post-abortive women should face “some form of punishment” for having an abortion, a position far outside the mainstream of the pro-life movement. Read more.   // more >
South Dakota governor signs bill forcing abortionists to tell moms chemical abortion is reversible
(LifeSiteNews) Governor Dennis Daugaard signed an informed consent bill into law on Wednesday, making the fourth pro-life law passed and signed this legislative session. The newly signed informed consent law lets mothers know that their chemical abortion can be reversed if action is quickly taken. Read…   // more >
Michigan Catholic dioceses modify employee benefits to include same-sex partners
(LifeSiteNews) In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s same-sex “marriage” ruling, Catholic organizations in Michigan at every level will be extending their health plans to any adult who co-habits with an employee, whether a sibling, uncle, mother, best friend or same-sex partner. Read more.   // more >
Obama’s SCOTUS nominee sided against Priests for Life in ObamaCare religious liberty case
(LifeSiteNews) Judge Merrick Garland, Barack Obama`s choice to be the next justice on the Supreme Court, ruled against Priests for Life in a case involving the HHS mandate. Read more.   // more >
Gay ‘marriage’ leaders: ‘LGBT rights and abortion rights are inseparable’
(LifeSiteNews) While some in the pro-life movement do not see a connection between the right to life and the struggle to preserve traditional sexual morality, those on the other side see how the efforts coincide quite clearly. Read more.   // more >
Teachers unions back bill allowing adult males to shower with young girls in Massachusetts
(LifeSiteNews) A bill that would allow adult biological males to shower or change alongside young girls has earned the endorsement of two prominent teachers unions in Massachusetts. Read more.   // more >
Donald Trump celebrated Elton John’s gay ‘marriage’
(LifeSiteNews) Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump enjoys the consistent and strong support of evangelical Christian voters despite his flip-flopping on moral issues such as same-sex "marriage." Read more.   // more >
Momentum shift? Cruz surges to split Super Saturday primaries with Trump
(LifeSiteNews) The race for the 2016 presidential nomination seemed to shift over the weekend, as Ted Cruz posted big wins in two states on "Super Saturday" and only narrowly lost to Donald Trump in the two others. Read more.   // more >
Supreme Court blocks Louisiana’s admitting privileges law…for now
(LifeSiteNews) The U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily blocked Louisiana`s law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. Read more.   // more >
Kentucky sues second, ‘filthy’ abortion facility for performing illegal abortions
(LifeSiteNews) Gov. Matt Bevin has filed a lawsuit against another Kentucky abortion facility, with state documents saying the premises were "filthy," used prescriptions that were nearly two decades past their due date, performed abortions without any state license, and had no ambulance agreement to…   // more >
Ontario sex-ed architect convicted on child porn charges: courtroom hears graphic details
(LifeSiteNews) Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s former deputy minister of education, Benjamin Levin, was convicted March 3 in a Toronto courtroom to three charges involving child pornography: making written child pornography, counseling a person to commit a sexual assault, and possession of child pornography.…   // more >
Georgetown defends hosting Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards
(LifeSiteNews) The Cardinal Newman Society broke the news on Wednesday that the Lecture Fund at Georgetown University invited Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) President Cecile Richards to campus this April. The University defended its decision to allow Richards to speak on campus in a…   // more >
Donald Trump celebrated Elton John’s gay ‘marriage’
(LifeSiteNews) Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump enjoys the consistent and strong support of evangelical Christian voters despite his flip-flopping on moral issues such as same-sex "marriage." Read more.   // more >
South Dakota governor vetoes bill keeping boys out of girls’ bathrooms
(LifeSiteNews) South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard, a Republican, defied moral conservatives by vetoing a bill that would have protected students` privacy in school bathrooms. Read more.   // more >
Jesus would hold women’s hands to support them during abortion: abortionist
(LifeSiteNews) The abortionist who appealed to the Supreme Court in oral arguments this week says Jesus would supportively hold the hands of women as they abort their children. Read more.   // more >
UN chief dismisses countries critical of LGBT stamp
(LifeSiteNews) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon seemingly ignored and eventually dismissed concerns about the UN promoting homosexuality through explicit UN postage stamps, signaling that the stamps will not be withdrawn as some member states have demanded. Read more.   // more >
CDC: Half of gay black men will get HIV/AIDS
(LIfeSiteNews) In a first-of-its-kind analysis, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have concluded that one in two black men who are gay or bisexual will contract HIV. Read more.   // more >
West Virginia House passes dismemberment abortion ban: sends to governor’s desk
(LifeSiteNews) West Virginia legislators will send a bill banning dismemberment abortions to the governor`s desk. Read more.   // more >
Pro-life and Catholic leaders voice grave concern over Pope’s contraception remarks
(LifeSiteNews) Pope Francis’ remarks on contraception on the plane returning from Mexico, affirmed by Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi, have launched an unprecedented issuance of public concern from Catholic and pro-life lay leaders, some begging for a clarification from the pope. Excerpts from…   // more >
14-year-old Disney star: Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards is one of my ‘role models’
(LifeSiteNews) Girl Meets World" actress Rowan Blanchard is only 14, but she recently called Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards one of her "role models" in a lengthy Paper magazine conversationwith Richards about supporting abortion, contraception, and sexual morality. Read more.   // more >
Justice Scalia: the Constitution’s great defender against sex-crazed tyranny
(LifeSiteNews) “I shall tell the Creator of the Universe you were too busy to see him,” Justice Antonin Scalia once emailed a law clerk who didn’t want to attend church with him. But it is perhaps not unfair to suspect that Scalia himself would have felt the same way, had he known his departure was…   // more >
Is the Vatican planning to give its top family post to a cardinal open to homosexual unions?
(LifeSiteNews) Voice of the Family is aware of reports, from credible sources, that Vincent Cardinal Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, is being considered as a candidate to head a Vatican’s new dicastery, which will be responsible for Laity, Family and Life. Read more.   // more >
How do we stop Planned Parenthood? Target their incinerators, argues new pro-life campaign
(LifeSiteNews) An Ohio pro-life group has launched a campaign promoting a strategy to shut down Planned Parenthood that, they maintain, capitalizes on what abortionists themselves claim is the industry’s “weak link.” Read more.   // more >
Donald Trump says he will promote LGBT ‘equality’ as president
(LifeSiteNews) Does Donald Trump support the gay agenda or oppose it? On the eve of the New Hampshire primary, observers are still scratching their heads about where the GOP frontrunner actually stands. Read more.   // more >
Pro-life investigator hits back with new footage after judge blocks release of abortion sting videos
(LifeSiteNews) A new video from the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) shows two National Abortion Federation (NAF) employees saying that abortion clinics would be interested in kickbacks from profits on fetal tissue and body part sales. Read more.   // more >
Top pro-abort group blasts Doritos Super Bowl ad for ‘humanizing fetuses’
(LifeSiteNews) Doritos thought a commercial featuring an unborn child reaching out for a chip was a cute marketing technique. NARAL Pro-Choice America and one of its affiliates thought it was "sexist" and unconscionable. Read more.   // more >
USC asks students to disclose their sexual history before letting them register for classes
(LifeSiteNews) The University of Southern California has raised eyebrows by requiring all students to complete an online course in which they are asked to describe their recent history of sexual behavior, which the school claims is necessary for compliance with federal law requiring campus instruction…   // more >
Nikki Haley promises next GOP president will ‘respect’ gay ‘marriage’ in State of the Union response
(LifeSiteNews) The next Republican president will "respect" different forms of marriages, including same-sex "marriages," South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said in last night`s Republican response to the State of the Union address. Read more.   // more >
Embracing homosexuality is America’s future, Obama says in State of the Union
(LifeSiteNews) President Obama hailed gay "marriage" as one of his proudest accomplishments and looked forward to the day when Americans would shed traditional sexual morality to embrace homosexuals in his final State of the Union address last night. Read more.   // more >
Planned Parenthood doubles down on illegal teen sex advice: You don’t need to tell partners you have HIV
(LifeSiteNews) In the United States, it is illegal for someone with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) to keep that fact from his or her sexual partners. Planned Parenthood says that law is against the civil rights of people living with HIV. Read more.   // more >
Hillary Clinton tells Planned Parenthood: ‘I will always have your back’
(LifeSiteNews) As it is facing an ongoing investigation that its national leaders have violated multiple federal felonies, Hillary Clinton told Planned Parenthood on Sunday, "I will always have your back." Read more.   // more >
Obama refuses to investigate Planned Parenthood
(LifeSiteNews) The Obama Administration is refusing to investigate Planned Parenthood, despite the fact that the nation`s largest abortion business has been outed as the leading illegal trafficker of human baby parts for profit. Read more.   // more >
NYC will fine employers up to $250,000 for referring to ‘transsexuals’ by their natural gender
(LifeSiteNews) The New York City Commission on Human Rights has issued rules that fine employers for referring to transsexuals by their real gender. Read more.   // more >
US senator urges Pope Francis to stop cardinal’s fight against US ambassador’s homosexual agenda
(LifeSiteNews) The Dominican Republic’s Cardinal Archbishop Nicolás de Jesús López Rodríguez is raising eyebrows as he turns up the rhetorical heat against homosexual U.S. ambassador “Wally” Brewster and his “husband,” who are accused of meddling in the country’s internal politics and of using their…   // more >
Judge: Catholic schools must hire people in gay ‘marriages’ for non-teaching positions
(LifeSiteNews) A Massachusetts judge sided with a practicing homosexual who sued a Catholic school for acting to uphold its Catholic identity. Read more.   // more >
Fordham changes restroom signs as part of ‘gender inclusive’ campaign
(LifeSiteNews) Fordham University recently approved the removal of common restroom signage indicating use for either the male or female sex at one building on the Lincoln Center campus, embracing part of a student-led campaign to make the University more “gender inclusive.” Read More.   // more >
For Louisiana’s new Democrat governor, gay ‘marriage’ is a ‘settled issue’
(LifeSiteNews) An eight-year old prostitution scandal and an unpopular incumbent has given the Louisiana governor`s mansion to a Democrat over pro-life stalwart Senator David Vitter. Read more.   // more >
Dallas city council approves trangender bathroom ordinance
(LifeSiteNews) Dallas city council voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve an ordinance allowing transgender people to use the "facilities" of the opposite sex. Read more.   // more >
Democrats block resolution to honor pro-life pregnancy help centers: call it ‘political football’
(LifeSiteNews) A resolution introduced in U.S. Senate that would honor the work of community-supported pro-life pregnancy centers was blocked from receiving unanimous support Tuesday, as Democratic Senator Patty Murray (Washington) denounced it as a "political football." Read more.   // more >
Hillary Clinton tweets: Supporting Planned Parenthood is ‘pro-family’
(LifeSiteNews) Supporting Planned Parenthood is "pro-family," according to the front runner for the Democratic presidential nomination. Read more.   // more >
Bisexual prof. raised by lesbians who supports traditional marriage faces loss of tenure
(LifeSiteNews) Robert Oscar Lopez isn’t your typical social-conservative professor: he was raised by his mom and her lesbian partner, and he openly admits that he is bisexual. Read more.   // more >
Orthodox couple fought hospital to save their preemie’s life. Now he’s 3 years old and healthy.
(LifeSiteNews) When Miri Ruthford`s water broke at only 22 weeks, she and husband Eric knew their baby was in danger. Because he was so young, doctors doubted the child would live, and they advised Eric and Miri to let him die. The hospital, Seattle`s Swedish Medical Center, did not want to "aggressively…   // more >
Bishop intervenes after Buffalo parish sign appears to endorse gay ‘marriage’
(LifeSiteNews) The bishop of Buffalo has intervened after a furor over a message a local parish priest posted outside his church that appeared to endorse same-sex “marriage.” Ss. Columba-Brigid Roman Catholic Church’s sign read: “Jesus had 2 dads and he turned out just fine.” Read more.   // more >
Kentucky’s governor-elect just granted Kim Davis a major victory
(LifeSiteNews)On December 8, Kentucky will have a new governor, and Kim Davis will have a chance to do her job without denying her faith. Governor-elect Matt Bevin has promised that he will change the state`s marriage forms, removing the name of the county clerk entirely - the reform Davis had pleaded…   // more >
How the Catholic Church helped Canada elect its most pro-abortion prime minister in history
(LifeSiteNews) On a warm July night in 2001, a slender, 29-year-old, tousled-haired man paused to pray before taking the stage at Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square as thousands of young people wildly cheered. “I am Justin Trudeau,” he announced. “I am Catholic.” Read more.   // more >
Houston voters repeal transgender bathroom bill in a landslide
(LifeSiteNews) Their HERO turned out to be a zero. Voters in Houston - the nation`s fourth largest city - voted in a landslide last night to repeal an ordinance that gave people who identify as transgender the right to use the restrooms, showers, and changing facilities of the opposite biological sex.…   // more >
Boston Globe columnist: China’s One Child Policy was a good thing. No ‘right’ to more than 1 child.
(LifeSiteNews) China has officially gone from a forced abortion and sterilization one child policy to a forced abortion and sterilization two child policy. While most of the free world think this is an improvement, one Boston Globe columnist is lamenting the change and says no one should have the right…   // more >
Obama admin to schools: let boys use girls’ bathrooms, or we pull funding
(LifeSiteNews) The Obama administration is continuing its push for transgender teenagers to use facilities of the opposite sex – this time by explicitly threatening to pull federal funding from an Illinois school district and backing a transgender girl`s appeal to use boys` facilities in Virginia. Read…   // more >
Congressman hopes to ban Essure sterilization device with Democrat support
(LifeSiteNews) A Pennsylvania congressman says he expects Democrats to join him in attempting to ban the sterilization device Essure. Read more.   // more >
Feminist icon: Transgender ‘women’ like Bruce Jenner aren’t women. They’re delusional.
(LifeSiteNews) Author and `60s radical feminist Germaine Greer is coming under fire after telling the BBC that transgender "women," such as Bruce Jenner, are not women and that they don`t "look like, sound like, or behave like women.” Read more.   // more >
EXPOSED: The billionaire Planned Parenthood donor who wants his donations kept very, very secret
(LifeSiteNews) Three weeks after I left my job at the clinic, Planned Parenthood took me to court. I am always asked, “Why would they take you to court? Did they have something to hide?” Well, yes. They absolutely had something to hide. They didn’t want me sharing the information in this article. Let’s…   // more >
Oregon moves to seize property from couple who refused to bake cake for lesbian ‘wedding’
(LifeSiteNews) The State agency that ordered an Oregon Christian couple to pay two lesbians $135,000 for refusing to take part in their homosexual “wedding” has begun legal proceedings to seize the couple’s assets. Read more.   // more >
Vatican distances pope from Kim Davis: says she didn’t have ‘real’ audience with Francis
(LifeSiteNews) In an official statement this morning, Fr. Federico Lombardi, head of the Vatican press office downplayed Pope Francis’ meeting with Kim Davis. Meanwhile, English-language attaché of the Vatican press office, Fr. Thomas Rosica, described what he labeled the "negative impact" of the pope`s…   // more >
Abortionist with record for ‘most botched RU-486 abortions’ in Ohio opens new facility
(LifeSiteNews) After years of decreases, the number of abortion businesses is increasing, at least by one, in Ohio. Just south of Cleveland, Cuyahoga Falls is the location for a new abortion center, led by abortionist David Burkons. Chemical abortions began last year; this summer, Burkons began surgical…   // more >
Quebec begins mandatory sex ed teaching 5-year-olds about masturbation, genitalia, and homosexuality
(LifeSiteNews) Quebec’s Ministry of Education is rolling out a new pilot program for mandatory sex education this year that teaches 5-year-old children about male and female genitalia, how conception happens, and “different types of families.” Read more.   // more >
Professor will flunk students who refer to students as ‘male’ or ‘female’
(LifeSiteNews) Multiple professors at one college are using their positions of authority to regulate their students’ speech, threatening to flunk or even expel young people from class if they use certain offending phrases in class – like “referring to women/men as females or males.” Read more.   // more >
Sen. McConnell: GOP won’t push Obama on Planned Parenthood defunding
(LifeSiteNews) Planned Parenthood won`t lose its funding for at least 18 months, says America`s top senator. Read more.   // more >
World Meeting of Families president supported pro-abortion, gay ‘marriage’ candidates: report
(LifeSiteNews) The president of the upcoming papal event in Philadelphia backed political candidates who support homosexual “marriage” and abortion, including a former Planned Parenthood director, a new report says. Read more.   // more >
Wonder Woman officiates gay ‘marriage’ in new comic
(LifeSiteNews) Comic book superhero Wonder Woman will officiate a same-sex "wedding" in an upcoming issue. Read more.   // more >
BREAKING: StemExpress CEO: We ship ‘a lot’ of ‘intact’ aborted babies’ bodies, lab techs sometimes ‘freak out’
(LifeSiteNews) Planned Parenthood provides "a lot" of "intact" aborted babies` bodies to biological researchers for harvesting and experimentation, the CEO of StemExpress confirmed in a new undercover video released this morning. Read more.   // more >
Texas reports 4,500 fewer abortions after passing major pro-life laws
(LifeSiteNews) More than 4,000 fewer women chose abortion in Texas in 2013 than 2012 – and pro-life laws are getting credit for the change. Read more.   // more >
Presidential candidate John Kasich: Republicans ‘focus too much’ on abortion
(LifeSiteNews) Presidential candidate John Kasich is running on a "pro-life" platform, but many pro-lifers in Ohio believe that as governor, he has proven to be a pro-life "pretender." Read more.   // more >
First Catholic diocese rejects openly gay Boy Scout leader
(LifeSiteNews) The Archdiocese of Louisville has rejected a homosexual man’s application to be a Boy Scout leader, the first reported diocese to do so after the national organization opted to allow gay leaders, resulting in threats of public protests. Read more.   // more >
Court halts Baltimore city council’s harassing subpoena of pro-life pregnancy centers
(LifeSiteNews) A federal court upheld a district court’s decision Friday that three pro-life organizations, not located in Maryland, cannot be required to produce thousands of pages of files by the Baltimore City Council in a lawsuit in which they have no involvement. In December 2014, a judge ruled…   // more >
Obama admin to Congress: It’s perfectly legal for Planned Parenthood to harvest babies’ organs
(LifeSiteNews) President Obama`s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) told Congress late last week that Planned Parenthood has been following the law in its practice of attaining fetal tissue and body parts for sale. Read more.   // more >
The transgender suicide epidemic: is accepting their confusion really the answer?
(LifeSiteNews) People who suffer from gender confusion are encouraged by the current cultural climate to "be themselves," meaning reject the gender they were born with. Read more.   // more >
California grants tax dollars for inmate transgender surgery
(LifeSiteNews) Rodney James Quine was convicted of first-degree murder, kidnapping, and robbery. He is serving a life sentence for the murder in the California prison system. He sued the federal government to pay for transgender surgery, and the state of California has agreed to use tax dollars to do…   // more >
Homosexual activists find a ‘new friend’ in John Kasich after GOP debate
(LifeSiteNews) Homosexuals are responding positively to Ohio Gov. John Kasich`s responses to questions on LGBT issues at last Thursday night`s inaugural Republican presidential debate, with one even saying Kasich had won a lot of new friends among homosexuals. Some of Kasich`s statements reportedly…   // more >
Trump: Planned Parenthood is an ‘abortion factory’ - but I may keep funding it
(LifeSiteNews) Donald Trump has said that Planned Parenthood is "an abortion factory," but that he may continue funding the non-abortion aspect of their business if he is elected president. Read more.   // more >
Boycott United Way over Planned Parenthood funding, urge pro-life groups
(LifeSiteNews) Students for Life of America (SFLA) and leading pro-life news organization LifeSiteNews are urging United Way to stop funding Planned Parenthood, in light of Congress` investigation of the abortion giant. Read more.   // more >
Boycott polio vaccine over safety concerns, Kenya’s Catholic bishops urge faithful
(LifeSiteNews) Kenya’s Roman Catholic bishops have called for a boycott of a wide scale polio vaccination campaign, amid reservations over the vaccine’s safety. Read more.   // more >
Apple joins other corporate giants in supporting radical gay rights ‘Equality Act’
(LifeSiteNews) Last month Apple clambered aboard the newest corporate bandwagon, joining other Internet Age corporate giants such as Google and Facebook, older companies such as General Mills, American Airlines, Dow Chemicals and Levi Strauss and hundreds of lesser enterprises in throwing their support…   // more >
BREAKING: Senate fails to pass bill to defund Planned Parenthood
(LifeSiteNews) Although a majority of Senators voted yes, a minority of Democrats – joined by one Republican – managed to block an effort to defund Planned Parenthood this evening. Read more.   // more >
This one shot from the latest PP sting video might be the most disturbing thing you see all year
(LifeSiteNews) I’m about to show you something that, if you`re alive and have a heartbeat, will deeply disturb you, and then make you hopping mad. Read more.   // more >
Texas Supreme Court to lesbian mayor: repeal transgender ordinance, or put it to vote
(LifeSiteNews)The highest court in Texas has guaranteed that a controversial "equal rights" ordinance, imposed by lesbian Houston Mayor Annise Parker, will be subject to a referendum by the city`s residents, if not repealed entirely. Read more.   // more >
Planned Parenthood president responds: Pro-lifers are lying, support murdering doctors
(LifeSiteNews) Embattled Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards says that it`s pro-life activists, not her senior subordinates, who are the real killers who are lying about Planned Parenthood`s practice of harvesting and selling fetal body parts. Read more.   // more >
New York: Kindergarten teachers should call ‘transgender’ children by preferred gender
(LifeSiteNews) Boys or girls who suffer from gender dysphoria must be allowed to use the bathrooms and change rooms of the opposite sex if they wish to do so, according to new guidance from the New York State Department of Education (NYDE). Read more.   // more >
Assisted suicide and euthanasia: The Nazis tried that. It didn’t go well.
(LifeSiteNews) A few weeks ago, I told you that the Supreme Court’s decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which legalized same-sex marriage, had placed our culture on a well-greased slope. All that was lacking, I said, was for someone to give it a push. Read more.   // more >
Scott Walker signs fetal pain abortion ban: It sets a ‘reasonable standard’
(LifeSiteNews) Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a leading contender for the Republican presidential nomination, signed a bill today barring abortions on unborn babies capable of feeling pain. Read more.   // more >
New video: Planned Parenthood official haggles over baby body part prices, jokes ‘I want a Lamborghini’
(LifeSiteNews) A second video allegedly showing a senior Planned Parenthood official negotiating for fetal tissue and fetal parts for profit has been released. In the video, released by the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), Dr. Mary Gatter, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s for-profit…   // more >
The hidden agendas within the Sustainable Development Goals
(LifeSiteNews) We should all be concerned about the United Nation’sSustainable Development Goals (SDGs). What are they? A series of worldwide “development” goals and targets conceived and promoted by the UN for the period 2015-2030 as an expansion and follow-up to the UN’s Millennium Development Goals…   // more >
UN passes ‘unprecedented’ pro-family resolution, outraging sexual radicals
(LifeSiteNews) A pro-family resolution has been passed by the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva of “unprecedented” force and reach, thanks to a coalition of African and other developing countries, China and Russia and a support group of socially conservative NGOs. Read more.   // more >
Pro-gay activists react to gay ‘marriage’ resistance: ‘Too many Christians, not enough lions’
(LifeSiteNews) There has been no shortage of anti-Christian rhetoric from various media outlets in the fallout from the Supreme Court decision decreeing homosexual "marriage" across the country. Read more.   // more >
BREAKING: Undercover video catches Planned Parenthood selling aborted baby body parts
(LifeSiteNews) An undercover video released this morning shows a national leader of Planned Parenthood admitting that the abortion provider uses the illegal and highly controversial partial birth abortion procedure to sell intact fetal body parts. Read more.   // more >
Refuted: Study finds that conservative counties do better than liberal ones on family stability
(LifeSiteNews) A recent study shows that when it comes to family stability, "red" (conservative) counties tend to fare better than "blue" (liberal) ones. The findings , compiled by W. Bradford Wilcox of the University of Virginia, rebut the sort of conventional wisdom found in books like Naomi Cahn`s…   // more >
Parents say they’re now calling four-year-old son a girl
(LifeSiteNews) An Oakland, California, couple is giving their four-year old son the green light to identify as a girl. Jack Carter Christian, the son of Mary Carter and James Christian, will now be known as “Jackie” and be allowed to dress and act as a little girl. Read more.   // more >
Catholic Fordham U stands by theology chairman after he enters a gay ‘marriage’
(LifeSiteNews) Despite a ban in its conduct code for faculty, staff, and students, Fordham University will not sanction the head of its theology department for his recent homosexual “marriage” to an Anglican youth minister, but instead is wishing them well. Read more.   // more >
U.S. senator: Individuals don’t have religious freedom, just churches
(LifeSiteNews) The freedom of religion guaranteed by the First Amendment applies only to churches, not to individuals, a U.S. senator said on national television recently. Read more.   // more >
Catholic News Service gives platform to head of union that gave hundreds of millions to pro-abort politicians
(LifeSiteNews) The news service of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has published an article by the head of an organization that has given hundreds of millions of dollars to elect pro-abortion politicians. Read more.   // more >
Zombie charities push population control
(LifeSiteNews) As a conservative, I don’t have much use for foreign aid, preferring to support private charitable efforts overseas. But when Washington politicians began to dole out huge sums of money several decades ago, existing nonprofits lined up for their share of the take. Read more.   // more >
Facebook’s conformity campaign
(LifeSiteNews) Facebook has launched a new "Celebrate Pride" tool which lets users blend their Facebook profile photo with the rainbow flag. The tool came out soon after the U.S. Supreme Court`s ruling on same-sex marriage was announced last Friday, and it has become become a massive movement. Within…   // more >
I wished I had been born a boy
(LifeSiteNews) I am a 52 year-old woman and mother of four. A wife for almost twenty-six years but I wished I had been born a boy. Read more.   // more >
Priests for Life wins injunction, believes its case could overturn the HHS mandate
(LifeSiteNews) Father Frank Pavone, national director of Priests for Life, believes that his appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court "could in fact overturn this [HHS] mandate." Read more.   // more >
Public school LGBT programs don’t just trample parental rights. They also put kids at risk.
(LifeSiteNews) Through his executive appointments, President Obama has helped expose American schoolchildren to activism that places them at risk. Read more.   // more >
Boston tells religious believers: You’re not welcome here
(LifeSiteNews) As “Gay Pride Week” starts in Boston, the political establishment has a message for religious believers: You`re not welcome here. Read more.   // more >
France’s Terri Schiavo shocks the nation with video showing he’s alive
(LifeSiteNews) The friends of Vincent Lambert – France’s Terri Schiavo – are true to their promise. Since the European Court of Human Rights ruled on June 5 that there is nothing wrong with deciding to stop giving foods and fluids to a brain-damaged, poly-handicapped person on the strength of hearsay,…   // more >
Abortion industry sues Florida after governor signs 24-hour waiting period
(LifeSiteNews) No sooner had the ink dried on a bill that would give women in Florida time to consider their decision before having an abortion than the abortion industry sued to block the law. Read more.   // more >
Graham introduces pain-capable abortion ban in U.S. Senate
(LifeSiteNews) Sen. Lindsey Graham, who recently announced a bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, told reporters that "over time we will win," just hours after introducing a ban on most abortions after 20-week bans. Read more.   // more >
Eight GOP senators back failed bid to extend marriage benefits to LGBT veterans
(LifeSiteNews) A Democratic amendment to provide spousal benefits to same-sex veterans failed in the Senate yesterday -- even though eight GOP senators backed the proposed change. Read more.   // more >
Federal judge orders Guam to issue gay ‘marriage’ licenses starting Tuesday
(LifeSiteNews) Mere weeks before the Supreme Court rules on the issue, a federal judge has demanded that the island U.S. territory of Guam issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Guam is the first U.S. territory to be put in this situation, joining the majority of the 50 U.S. states. Read more.   // more >
Transgender? That’s so yesterday. Now, meet the ‘transabled.’
(LIfeSiteNews) Ideas have consequences. We used to understand this. Examples of the truth of this are everywhere. Once we accepted the premise that the pre-born child in the womb is of no value, then we saw wide-spread slaughter, regardless of whether those legislating this premise intended abortion…   // more >
Science magazine retracts pro-gay study over phony data
(LifeSiteNews) A discredited paper that alleges LGBT activists can change the minds of traditional marriage supporters in one conversation has been formally retracted -- against the wishes of one of its authors. Read more.   // more >
Wise up, Bill! O’Reilly insists preborn are ‘potential’ humans
(LifeSiteNews) Bill O’Reilly needs a reality check, stat. On several occasions over the years, the Fox News superstar has erroneously referred to embryos and fetuses as “potential” human beings/life. On Wednesday, he did so again in the context of discussing a new Gallup survey on Americans’ shifting…   // more >
Ninth Circuit: Idaho’s 20-week abortion ban is unconstitutional
(LifeSiteNews) The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling Friday that Idaho`s ban on abortions after 20 weeks is unconstitutional not only endangers unborn babies but puts women’s lives at risk, warn pro-life advocates. Read more.   // more >
The first pro-abortion Republican enters the 2016 presidential race
(LifeSiteNews) The large and expanding field of would-be Republican presidential candidates grew by one today, as George Pataki became the first GOP presidential hopeful this election season to openly support abortion-on-demand. The 69-year-old long-shot candidate also has a history of supporting homosexual…   // more >
Why moms and dads both matter in marriage
(LifeSiteNews) As the Supreme Court considers whether to redefine marriage in genderless terms, scholars supporting gender-diverse parenting filed an amicus brief urging the Court not to eviscerate this fundamental norm of marriage given its crucial benefits to the development of children. If same-sex…   // more >
White House to order faith-based grant recipients to accept LGBT applicants
(LifeSiteNews) A source within the federal government has informed the Friday Fax that the White House is quietly moving forward with a policy change that will require charitable humanitarian groups to accept LGBT applicants in order to qualify for government funding, even those religious groups that…   // more >
Federal court says NY allowed to ban ‘Choose Life’ plates as ‘patently offensive’
(LifeSiteNews) The pro-life message can be classified as “patently offensive,” a federal appeals court ruled last week. The new opinion came as a three-judge panel ruled that New York state was right to reject a “Choose Life” license plate on the grounds that it may grate on New Yorkers` political sensibilities.…   // more >
Strong winds blowing from the UN to change climate at the Vatican
(LifeSiteNews) On Tuesday last week, a symposium was held at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences called “Protect the Earth, Dignify Humanity. The Moral Dimensions of Climate Change and Sustainable Development.” This workshop featured two of the world’s leading population control advocates Ban Ki Moon,…   // more >
California House passes bill forcing pregnancy centers to refer for abortions
(LifeSiteNews) A California bill that pro-life opponents say would force locally funded pregnancy help organizations to surrender rights protected by the First Amendment gained the votes it required Tuesday to move from the Golden State’s Assembly to the Senate. Read more.   // more >
This world-renowned soccer star has decided to wait to have sex until he is married
(LifeSiteNews) Sports stars are known for tales of wild sexual escapades. But Paris Saint Germaint defender David Luiz, an internationally renowned soccer player, has said he will abstain from sex until after he is married. Read more.   // more >
Oregon becomes third state to ban reparative therapy; Illinois considering a similar ban
(LifeSiteNews) Oregon has become the third state to ban therapy to help minors struggling with unwanted homosexual feelings or gender confusion. Read more.   // more >
Boy Scouts president: We need to allow open homosexual leaders
(LifeSiteNews) Boy Scouts of America president Robert Gates says the youth organization must change with the times and allow open homosexual men to serve as Scout leaders. Read more.   // more >
Trailer for Disney’s Dan Savage-inspired sit-com is even more offensive and anti-Christian than you imagined
(LifeSiteNews) Well, anything remotely having to do with sex columnist and pro-gay bully Dan Savage would have to be bad, and the just-released trailer for The Real O’Neals confirms it. Read more.   // more >
HHS mandate crackdown: Obama admin warns insurance companies they must pay for abortion-inducing contraceptives, or else
(LifeSiteNews) The Obama administration has doubled down on its demand that insurance companies furnish women with all forms of contraception, including those that act as abortifacients, at no cost – cracking down on those who allegedly refuse to offer such drugs in their health insurance plans. Read…   // more >
Congresswoman demands FTC investigate therapists who practice ‘reparative therapy’
(LifeSiteNews) Rep. Jackie Speier, D-CA, is expanding her fight against reparative therapy, a form of therapy that seeks to help men and women with unwanted same-sex attraction. Read more.   // more >
Gates Foundation donates $5 million to develop ‘permanent contraception’
(LifeSiteNews) A new sterilization drug for women will likely be developed and promoted worldwide thanks to a large donation from Bill and Melinda Gates. Read more.   // more >
The new totalitarians: Change your religious beliefs or else
(LifeSiteNews) In the first century, Jesus was asked whether the Jewish people, who were under pagan, Roman occupation, should pay taxes to Caesar. The Lord, of course, said we are to render unto Caesar what is Caesar’s, and unto God what is God’s. But in 21st century America, Caesar is angling for…   // more >
Abortionist with ties to Hillary Clinton sends Planned Parenthood patient to the hospital
(LifeSiteNews) After halting abortions for five weeks due to the sudden retirement of a long-time local abortionist, the Planned Parenthood in Lincoln, Nebraska, resumed abortions on April 28, using Massachusetts abortionist Nicola Moore, who has ties to presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Read…   // more >
Feminist media hail Satanists for deeming abortion a ‘religious belief’
(LifeSiteNews) The pro-abortion media crowd is embracing new ally in their fight: Satanists. “Mary” from Missouri is hoping to bypass her state’s 72-hour abortion waiting period by citing “sincerely held religious beliefs” – as a Satanist. The Friendly Atheist blog broke the story of how the Satanic…   // more >
New York bill promotes involuntary euthanasia by dehydration
(LifeSiteNews) While the battle rages over assisted suicide, many forget that in 1990, the United States Supreme Court allowed involuntary euthanasia by dehydration and starvation. First, by declaring artificially-administered food and water (ANH) as a form of “life support” and then, granting third…   // more >
‘Too many end in suicide’: The dark history of gender ‘reassignment’
(LifeSiteNews) Bruce Jenner and Diane Sawyer could benefit from a history lesson. I know, because I suffered through “sex change” surgery and lived as a woman for eight years. The surgery fixed nothing—it only masked and exacerbated deeper psychological problems. Read more.   // more >
Colorado Democrats vote to allow more deaths like baby cut from her mother’s womb
(LifeSiteNews) Constituents and readers around the world were horrified when police reported that Dynel Lane cut a baby out of a pregnant woman`s womb, nearly killing the mother and causing the baby to die. But Colorado Democrats voted down a bill that would have classified the crime as a homicide for…   // more >
Nigerian bishop: Hillary must think she’s a ‘god’ if she wants us to abandon our pro-life values
(LifeSiteNews) An African Catholic bishop has said he thinks Hillary Clinton believes she is a god, someone who doesn’t value others’ morals, and he hopes Americans will wake up to what sort of people are running to be their president. Read more.   // more >
DC’s March for Marriage draws thousands, mostly black and Hispanic
(LifeSiteNews( It may not be as popular as the decades-old March for Life yet, but the energy at the third annual March for Marriage was undeniable. Read more.   // more >
Ten things you need to know about the Supreme Court’s gay ‘marriage’ case this week
(LifeSiteNews) On April 28 the US Supreme Court case will hear oral arguments for the case that will essentially decide whether “gay marriage” is a previously unknown “fundamental right” enshrined in the US Constitution, similar to the Court’s 1973 abortion ruling. Read more.   // more >
‘Persecution plain and simple’: Franklin Graham fundraises for Oregon bakers after GoFundMe shuts them down
(LifeSiteNews) First, they were fined $135,000 for refusing to bake a wedding cake for a homosexual “marriage” ceremony. Then, a rival business owner convinced GoFundMe.com to stop Christian bakers Aaron and Melissa Klein from raising money to pay the fine on the grounds that, since their religious…   // more >
Evangelical leader: Vote for Hillary Clinton, she’ll cut abortion rate in half
A national evangelical Christian leader has written that his fellow believers should vote for Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, because she will radically reduce the abortion rate. Read more.   // more >
Pediatricians group: Young women must be told of abortion-breast cancer link
The American College of Pediatricians has made a statement advising women to be informed about the link between abortion and breast cancer – at the same time recognizing the medical establishment has been reticent to admit the connection. Read more. \   // more >
Supreme Court allows judge’s ruling striking down Oregon’s marriage protection amendment to stand
(LifeSiteNews) Days before it will hear a pivotal case on whether states can preserve the historical definition of marriage in America, the Supreme Court allowed a judge`s ruling striking down the voters` will in Oregon to stand. Read more.   // more >
Catholic school reinstates teacher suspended for defending Catholic teaching on Facebook
(LifeSiteNews) A teacher suspended from a Catholic school for using Facebook to defend traditional marriage has been reinstated. Read more.   // more >
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal doubles down on religious liberty amid gay attacks on Indiana
(LifeSiteNews) Across America, Republican politicians are backing down on religious liberty after homosexual militants targeted Indiana for its religious liberty law. Economic and political pressure against the Midwest state led governors and legislatures in Georgia, Montana, Arkansas, and elsewhere…   // more >
Obama administration: Catholic school upholding marriage is ‘sex discrimination’
(LIfeSiteNews) The Obama administration`s Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has found "reasonable cause" to rule that a Catholic prep school has unlawfully discriminated against a homosexual band director formerly in the school`s employ. Read more.   // more >
California pols aim to replace state statue of Bl. Junipero Serra with one of lesbian astronaut
(LifeSiteNews) Two California state legislators are proposing that a statue of a priest who will be made a saint in the fall be removed from the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. and replaced with that of a homosexual astronaut. Read more.   // more >
‘A Bonhoeffer moment’: Evangelical leaders vow civil disobedience if Supreme Court redefines marriage
(LifeSiteNews) Dozens of Christian leaders have vowed they will not remain silent, as they did following the Supreme Court`s Roe v. Wade decision, promising to take nonviolent direct action if the High Court votes to redefine marriage. Read more.   // more >
Santorum defends religious freedom in front of hostile pro-gay crowd at George Washington U
(LifeSiteNews) Former Republican senator and presidential candidate Rick Santorum offered a vigorous defense of religious freedom amidst fierce challenges from pro-homosexual college students at a recent speaking event. Read more.   // more >
FDA mulls approving ‘three parent embryos’
(LifeSiteNews) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is quietly considering whether to follow the United Kingdom’s lead and allow the creation of “three-parent embryos” to address a rare but debilitating family of genetic diseases. Read more.   // more >
US military leaders quietly concerned about proposal to lift ban on transgender troops
(LifeSiteNews) They may not be saying so publicly, but behind the scenes, U.S. military officials are highly critical of the Obama administration’s push to allow people who identify as “transgender” to join the service, reports the Associated Press. Read more.   // more >
Surprise: High school students return after weekend to find male teacher now living as a woman
(LifeSiteNews) Southern California’s Chino High School is facing outrage from parents and students alike after school administrators decided to keep secret a teacher’s plan to undergo a sex change in the middle of the school year. Read more.   // more >
Sexual orientation and gender identity are not like race: Why ENDA is bad policy
(LifeSiteNews) As I explain in one of the two reports I have submitted to the Commission, all citizens should oppose unjust discrimination, but the Employment Non-Discrimination Act is not the way to achieve that goal. ENDA threatens fundamental First Amendment rights. It creates new, subjective protected…   // more >
New e-mails cast doubt on diocese’s story about firing Patricia Jannuzzi over Facebook flap
(LifeSiteNews) New e-mails released by Patricia Jannuzzi`s lawyer have raised questions about whether a Catholic bishop has been entirely truthful about the potential firing of a schoolteacher over a pro-traditional marriage Facebook post. Read more.   // more >
BREAKING: Pro-life leaders arrested as they protest ‘betrayal’ on 20-week abortion ban outside Speaker Boehner’s office
(LifeSiteNews) Eight pro-life activists were arrested this morning in an effort to put political pressure on House Speaker John Boehner, R-OH, to pass a 20-week ban that has stalled in the House. Read more.   // more >
Catholic school, with priest’s backing, suspends theology teacher for defending marriage on Facebook
(LifeSiteNews) A Catholic high school in New Jersey has suspended a 30-year veteran theology teacher for making comments on her personal Facebook page supporting the Catholic Church`s position on homosexual "marriage" and family. Read more.   // more >
NPR ignores woman killed by clinic that it showcased in abortion promo piece
This is truly shocking, either a new low in yellow journalism or an incredible display of shoddy research. The slant of the March 3 NPR article by Jennifer Ludden was in its title: “Abortion restrictions complicate access for Ohio women.” Ludden worried “a steady stream of abortion restrictions over…   // more >
NY Mets silence Christian baseball player for expressing acceptance but disagreement with homosexuality
(LIfeSiteNews) A Major League Baseball player has been told by his team, the New York Mets, to keep his religious views to himself and only talk about the sport in public after he expressed his Christian view of homosexuality. Read more.   // more >
Google reverses itself, won’t block porn on Blogger from public searches after all
(LifeSiteNews) Just days after tech giant Google announcedits plan to remove pornographic blogs from public search results on its Blogger platform, the company has reversed course, responding to cries of censorship from users who insist the change would negatively impact their ability to “express their…   // more >
Death gone wild: Oregon’s assisted suicide death toll spikes in latest report
(LifeSiteNews) The 2014 Oregon assisted suicide report indicates a 44% increase in assisted suicide deaths and a 28% increase in lethal prescriptions. In 2014, at least one person who died by assisted suicide obtained the lethal dose in 2012, (439 days before death) even though the law requires the…   // more >
NYC St. Patrick’s Parade rejects pro-life group as gay activists prepare to march
(LifeSiteNews) As if it wasn’t controversial enough that a homosexual activist group will be marching under its own banner in the New York St. Patrick’s Day parade led by New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the parade has refused a pro-life group’s request to participate. Read more.   // more >
‘Aid in dying’ IS assisted suicide
(LifeSiteNews) Sophistry, redefintion of terms, blurring vital distinctions, postmodern deconstruction of words–such are the weapons wielded by assisted suicide ideologues as they work unceasingly to undermine Hippocratic medical values and promote suicide as a “medical treatment.” Read more.   // more >
‘You can be Christian, or you can be successful’: how leftists are (successfully) working to squeeze us out
(LifeSiteNews) I always find it fascinating to travel in formerly Communist countries—the combination of decaying Soviet architecture and Western modernity, the resilience of the people, and above all, how in so many cases it was Christianity that helped the oppressed peoples hold onto their families,…   // more >
Surrogacy motherhood: the European Court of Human Rights ratifies the sale of children
(LifeSiteNews) This week, the European Court of Human Rights condemned Italy for moving a child from a couple who bought him for 49,000 Euros, and Italy was condemned to pay 30,000 Euros damages. Read more.   // more >
The politics of child corruption: Boston public schools and Planned Parenthood
(LifeSiteNews) Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts found a direct path into the Boston schools through the doors of the city council. Planned Parenthood-endorsed city councilor Ayanna Pressley is taking credit for requiring “comprehensive sex education” in Boston public schools. Pressley was…   // more >
U.S. senators urge funding for UN agency tied to abortion and prostitution
(LifeSiteNews) A group of U.S. senators is urging President Obama to fund the UN’s controversial population agency despite its ties to abortion and coercive population control programs, and its new push for countries to legalize prostitution. Read more.   // more >
Tens of thousands urge boycott of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’
(LifeSiteNews) February 9, 2015 -- Americans should boycott Fifty Shades of Grey on Valentine`s Day, say more than 60,000 signatories and a growing coalition of groups that accused NBC Universal of "using a romantic holiday to promote a movie about abuse and degradation." Read more.   // more >
Reality star Anna Duggar causes ‘controversy’ over Black History Month tweet
(LifeSiteNews) Anna Duggar has done it now. Online “entertainment” news sites are up in arms that a woman would actually express her…gasp…opinion via Twitter! The Duggars are known for being unapologetically pro-life, and they are absurdly hated by those who rabidly defend a choice their mothers never…   // more >
‘Quartet of Truth’: Adult children of gay parents testify against same-sex ‘marriage’ at 5th Circuit
(LifeSiteNews) As the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals considers whether to strike down laws in three states banning same-sex “marriage,” four adult children of homosexual parents have filed court briefings arguing that government-sanctioned homosexual unions could lead to disaster for thousands of kids.…   // more >
Lesbian mayor who subpoenaed Houston pastors’ sermons seeks to deny them a jury trial in referendum dispute
(LifeSiteNews) The lesbian mayor of Houston is fighting to keep a Texas judge from granting a jury trial to determine whether city officials’ decision to invalidate tens of thousands of signatures on a petition to give voters the chance to recall a controversial transgender rights law was legally permissible.…   // more >
Man wakes up after 12 years in ‘vegetative state’: reveals, ‘I was aware of everything’
(LifeSiteNews) Martin Pistorius hates Barney. And it`s no wonder why. For 12 years, while he was in a coma that doctors described as a "vegatative state," nurses, thinking that he couldn`t see or hear anything, played endless re-runs of Barney as he sat, strapped into his wheel chair. Read more.   // more >
Doctors decided this baby’s life wasn’t worth saving. Now a Missouri legislator wants to make sure it never happens again.
(LifeSiteNews) Imagine being in a hospital watching your recently born child gasp for air as his or her oxygen levels plummet. Imagine watching in horror as medical professionals stand by doing absolutely nothing, indicating to you through body language and inaction that your son or daughter is not…   // more >
Woman shot for refusing to take morning after pill: Las Vegas police
(LifeSiteNews) A Las Vegas woman is carrying bullet fragments inside her head after police say her boyfriend had another woman – his fiancee – try to murder her because she refused to take the morning-after pill. Read more.   // more >
Planned Parenthood performed 327,653 abortions and received more than $528 million in tax dollars in 2013: Annual report
(LifeSiteNews) Planned Parenthood performed 327,653 abortions and received more than $528 million in tax dollars, according to its annual report for the last fiscal year. Read more.   // more >
New Homophiles insistence on “gay” identifier is a serious problem
(LifeSiteNews) It was all but inevitable. The New Homophiles have finally made the big time, the front page of the Washington Post Style Section, above the fold no less. Read more.   // more >
U.S. pastor faces ‘crimes against humanity’ charges for opposing gay agenda as First Circuit refuses to toss
(LifeSiteNews) The First Circuit Court of Appeals has allowed a lawsuit to proceed against U.S. pastor Scott Lively accusing him of “crimes against humanity” for his overseas activism opposing the homosexual agenda. Read more.   // more >
Gay ex-church employee alleges
(The Washington Times) The longtime music director of a suburban Chicago Catholic parish has filed human rights complaints after he was fired earlier this year following his engagement to his same-sex partner. Read more.   // more >
Notre Dame conference on gender-bending and childhood leaves out Catholic teaching
(LifeSiteNews) A University of Notre Dame conference on “Gender and Childhood” currently taking place includes a broad range of topics in at least 20 panel discussions. The Cardinal Newman Society reached out to Notre Dame to learn how the large event would integrate Catholic teaching, but the conference…   // more >
Jesuit university hosts Planned Parenthood event on ‘all the types of sex that can be had’
(LIfeSiteNews) An event called “Let’s Talk Sex” was recently hosted at Fairfield University by the College Democrats and reportedly received funding from the Jesuit university’s politics department, according to The Fairfield Mirror. The event, featuring Planned Parenthood representatives and a discussion…   // more >
UK judges dismiss claims for injuries in the womb: claimants weren’t yet ‘persons’
(LifeSiteNews) British judges have disqualifying babies with fetal alcohol syndrome from compensation under a program for the innocent victims of crime, arguing that at the time of their injuries they were not considered “persons” under the law. The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children has…   // more >
Court awards ‘trans’ student $75,000, orders school to allow boys into girls’ bathroom
(LifeSiteNews) A court in Maine has ordered the Orono School District to pay $75,000 to a homosexual advocacy group and allow self-identified “transgender” students to use the bathrooms of the opposite sex, ending a nearly seven-year legal battle that began after school officials tried to safely accommodate…   // more >
Media hide teen abortion agenda in new UN report
(LifeSiteNews) In a new report, the UN focuses on the importance of the world’s youth – with one exception: the unborn. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) published its annual State of World Population report Nov. 18. In it, the UNFPA revealed an agenda: a removal of “barriers” like parents…   // more >
CBS affiliate presents explosive exposé on Oregon’s ‘Triple X’ sex education
(LifeSiteNews) “A KOIN 6 Investigation uncovered that there’s a good chance the parents who signed permission slips in order for their children to attend have no clue what is really being taught behind closed doors. Part of the lesson plan at a workshop at the Oregon Adolescent Sexuality Conference…   // more >
Writer: We need abortion-on-demand because ‘sometimes you just don’t want to be pregnant’
(LifeSiteNews) Jessica Valenti, the radical founder of Feministing and a NARAL board member, has taken to the U.K. Guardian’s U.S. news site to boast about the elective abortion she had when she was in her 20s, and called on other women to do the same. Read more.   // more >
‘Bullies’ cancel chastity advocate’s speech at public school
(LifeSiteNews) She was conceived in rape and dedicated her life to telling young people the hidden costs of being sexually active. But abstinence speaker Pam Stenzel has been bullied into silence, this time by a few outspoken parents, a handful of students, and what some say is a biased local media…   // more >
Benham Brothers, Steve Crowder urge support for The Duggars amidst media attack
(LifeSiteNews) A Change.org petition by gay activists has garnered nearly 100,000 signatures asking The Learning Channel to cancel the hugely popular “19 Kids and Counting” show. Bob and Michelle Duggar, an upstanding Christian family, have warmed the hearts of Americans for many years, allowing the…   // more >
You’re Christian? You need to get treated for that.
(LifeSiteNews) A year ago at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas in Australia, I watched with interest as Christian commentator Peter Hitchens debated with a panel of people dedicated to the Sexual Revolution—radical feminist Germaine Greer, journalist Hanna Rosin, and the popular and much-published pervert…   // more >
The dreaded rape exception: will you compromise?
(LifeSiteNews)Over the last six years, I have met many different kinds of people. I have met the radicals, the impartials, and the unsure. I have met people who range all across the spectrum between `choice` and life. A common trend I have seen, both in those who consider themselves pro-life and those…   // more >
Pastor: I’d go to jail before funding abortion
(Live Action) On a Sunday morning, congregants fill the campus of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills, a non-denominational evangelical church located in the heart of Southern California. Since the church’s inception, Senior Pastor Jack Hibbs – a strong pro-life proponent – has encouraged his congregation to…   // more >
NCAA to Launch ‘Think Tank’ to Promote LGBT Participation in College Athletics
(CNS News) The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) plans to launch a new “think tank” designed to “establish best practices and policies so college athletes and coaches can fully participate in their chosen sport regardless of religious beliefs, sexual orientation, and gender identity or…   // more >
Federal Court Upholds Bans Against `Gay Marriage` in 4 States
(CNS News) A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld anti-gay marriage laws in four states, breaking ranks with other courts that have considered the issue and setting up the prospect of Supreme Court review. Read more.   // more >
Pro-abort ‘women’s rights’ champ Wendy Davis lost female vote to pro-lifer Greg Abbott
(LifeSiteNews) On Tuesday, abortion cheerleader Wendy Davis lost her race for governor of Texas by 20 points, the worst loss for Democratic gubernatorial candidates since 1998. But to add insult to injury, the women-focused Davis campaign also lost the female vote to male Republican Greg Abbott, reports…   // more >
‘A mass sterilization exercise’: Kenyan doctors find anti-fertility agent in UN tetanus vaccine
(LifeSiteNews) Kenya’s Catholic bishops are charging two United Nations organizations with sterilizing millions of girls and women under cover of an anti-tetanus inoculation program sponsored by the Kenyan government. Read more.   // more >
Lasting worldwide damage from the Family Synod
(LifeSiteNews) My plea to those in Catholic media is, “Please don’t put a happy face on this tragedy.” We’ve had enough Catholic-spin on the homosexual drift within the Catholic Church. Read more.   // more >
Jian Ghomeshi admits he beats women up for pleasure: now he wants our pity
(LifeSiteNews) Canadians aren’t confronted with sex scandals among the ranks of our so-called elite very often—especially since we lack the type of celebrity culture so prevalent south of the border. Thus, the news this weekend that sort-of-famous radio interviewer and host of the Canadian Broadcasting…   // more >
Lesbian group wants UN to label sexual orientation counseling ‘torture’
(LifeSiteNews) Following their successful push to outlaw sexual orientation change therapy (sometimes called “conversion therapy”) for minors in their home state of California, the National Center for Lesbian Rights is looking to ban the treatment all over the world, and they want the United Nations’…   // more >
Former U. of Arizona prof: We must destroy modern civilization to save Earth from global warming
(LifeSiteNews) A former professor at the University of Arizona is so convinced that global warming is ruining Earth that he’s proposing a desperate plan to save the world: Destroy human civilization as we know it. Read more.   // more >
Rand Paul and Corey Gardner’s problem with chimps
(LifeSiteNews) As of the writing of this story, if you run a google news search on the word “personhood” two clusters of news appear. The first set of articles relate to Tommy the chimp and the case that is being argued on appeal in the State of New York to establish legal personhood for animals. The…   // more >
California churches fight back against law forcing them to cover abortion
(LifeSiteNews) Seven California churches have filed a civil rights complaint with the federal Department of Health & Human Services, saying that a new interpretation of California law would violate both federal and state law by requiring insurance coverage for all abortions. Read more.   // more >
Homosexuality has become the Church’s inescapable dividing line
(LifeSiteNews) The vote to declare that the New Heart Community Church of La Mirada, California “does not presently meet the definition of a cooperating church” came unanimously as the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention met this week in Nashville. It was a solemn moment and a moment…   // more >
Benham brothers: We’re happy to lose business to promote God’s kingdom
(LifeSiteNews) Months after the cancellation of their HGTV show because of their pro-life and pro-family views, Jason and David Benham aren`t worried -- even as their business suffers from the backlash. According to them, the greater opportunity to talk about God`s Kingdom is worth the trade-off. Read…   // more >
Obamacare advisor: We should die at 75
(LifeSiteNews) Ezekiel Emanuel is one of the nation’s premier Obamacarians. He has the president’s ear. He is for health care rationing. And now, he wants us to die at 75. He doesn’t put it quite like that, writing in the first person. But make no mistake: That is his essential message. From ”Why I…   // more >
Miss America’s internship with Planned Parenthood deserves criticism
(LifeSiteNews) I`d like to take a few moments to examine why criticisms that have been leveled at the new Miss America, Kira Kazantsev, for her 2013 internship for Planned Parenthood are both valid and reasonable. Read more.   // more >
Same-sex ‘marriage’ is worse for kids than divorce: Idaho’s attorney
(LifeSiteNews) As the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments over the constitutionality of three states’ marriage protection laws Monday, the attorney defending Idaho’s law argued that redefining marriage to include same-sex couples would lead to even worse outcomes than no-fault divorce. Read…   // more >
Here are the latest numbers on porn: you’d better sit down
(LifeSiteNews) In the spring of 2000, Zogby International asked more than a thousand U.S. adults whether they had ever visited a sexually-oriented web site. Only one in five had done so. Among born-again Christians, 18 percent had gone to such sites, just three percentage points less than the general…   // more >
Planned Parenthood receives $511,399 in tax dollars to act as ObamaCare navigators
(LifeSiteNews) Planned Parenthood will receive more than half-a-million dollars in U.S. taxpayer funds to help sign people up for ObamaCare health insurance plans during a three month period in 2014-15. For the second year in a row, the Department of Health and Human Services will award two Planned…   // more >
This 16-year-old girl may spend 25 years in prison thanks to the sexual liberation movement
(LifeSiteNews) The sexual revolution has presented itself as the great emancipator of women, freeing them from the shackles of outdated misogynistic double-standards that prevented the fairer sex from engaging in as much unbridled, shameless promiscuity as men. But insisting that all women, and sometimes…   // more >
Catholic couple fined $13,000 for refusing to host same-sex ‘wedding’ at their farm
(LifeSiteNews) The New York State Division of Human Rights (DHR) has ruled that the Roman Catholic owners of an Albany-area farm violated the civil rights of a lesbian couple when they declined to host the couple’s same-sex “marriage” ceremony in 2012. Read more.   // more >
Richard Dawkins: it’s ‘immoral’ NOT to abort babies with Down syndrome
(LifeSiteNews) In a bizarre rant on Twitter earlier today, atheist Richard Dawkins wrote that choosing not to abort a child with Down Syndrome would be "immoral." Read more.   // more >
Offer preteen girls sex ed and abortion while they are still ‘malleable’: Georgetown researchers
(LifeSiteNews) A new report from Georgetown University suggests that public school children should be exposed to sexually explicit sex education at age 10 – while their views are still “malleable” – and that schools could lower STD and abortion rates by providing all girls capable of reproduction with…   // more >
Retail chain Target joins legal battle against man-woman marriage
(LifeSiteNews) After several years of support for homosexual advocacy efforts, the retail chain Target has joined the legal fight to dismantle the definition of marriage as one and one woman. The company announced this week that they have filed an amicus brief with the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals…   // more >
To the Christians who think 50 Shades is all sorts of awesome: Please, stop and THINK
(LifeSiteNews) It’s pretty depressing when you realize that, in 2014, many people seem to think that destruction of human dignity is a small price to pay for an orgasm. I suppose when I write a column about a book that just sold its 100 millionth copy I shouldn’t be surprised when I get a bit of a kickback.…   // more >
African denounces Western elites pushing population control in his country
(LifeSiteNews) An op-ed in one of the leading publications in Uganda has denounced the promotion of IUD use and other long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs) in the nation as a colonialist form of population control. Read more.   // more >
Sudanese Christian woman who escaped execution arrives in US
(LifeSiteNews) The Sudanese Christian woman who refused to renounce her faith in the face of a sentence of death by hanging, has come to the end of a horrific ordeal as she, her husband, and two children were reunited with her husband`s extended family when they arrived in Manchester, New Hampshire…   // more >
This celebrity bought herself a baby. Now she wants to return it.
(LifeSiteNews) This celebrity gossip illustrates a profound wrong of our times. When a baby is created as a purchased product, we should not be surprised when the merchandise is returned. Well, you can’t actually return a baby. But you can reject it. Read more.   // more >
New study ‘disproves’ MMR-autism link? Not so fast: pro-life vaccine expert
(LifeSiteNews) A new study making the rounds claims to definitively disprove the long-rumored link between the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) shot and rising rates of autism. But according to a prominent pro-life vaccine researcher, the study only looked at one MMR vaccine – an ethically-sourced Japanese…   // more >
Tyranny: the inevitable result of our society’s descent into moral chaos
(LifeSiteNews) In my last essay I described how the elites of government, business, education, social services, and medicine promote the so-called “transgressive,” the willful breaching of boundaries. I also showed that the Bible describes God`s acts of creation as establishing boundaries: “Hitherto…   // more >
DC councilman lashes out at hearing: ex-gays suffer from ‘illness’ of ‘internalized hatred’
(LifeSiteNews) On Friday, June 27, it was my privilege to join a number of former homosexuals and other “everstraight” allies like me in testifying against a bill to ban sexual orientation change efforts (SOCE) for minors in the District of Columbia. Read more.   // more >
19-year-old college student commits suicide after shooting first porn scene
(LifeSiteNews) A 19-year-old college student committed suicide just two weeks after making her first pornographic video. Alyssa Funke, who starred in her first porn film earlier this year for a website called CastingCouch-X, used a shotgun to kill herself on April 16. Read more.   // more >
Facebook reinstates offensive ‘Virgin Mary Should’ve Aborted’ page; Christian activist plans protest
(LifeSiteNews) The head of a Christian ministry that succeeded in having an anti-Christian hate page removed from Facebook last year is taking action once again after discovering the page has been reinstated. Read more.   // more >
Pro-abortion congresswoman: Dobson ‘hijacked’ National Day of Prayer with pro-life comments
(LifeSite News) A pro-abortion congresswoman said she walked out of Dr. James Dobson`s speech at the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, accusing the beloved radio host of “hijacking” the event with his pro-life remarks. Rep. Janice Hahn, D-CA, said when Dobson called Obama “the abortion president”…   // more >
Catholic school proclaims 2013-14 the ‘Year of Lady Gaga’: Columnist
(LifeSite News) Conservative columnist Brent Bozell is reporting that a Catholic priest in his wife’s hometown of Amsterdam, New York, has declared this year the “Year of Lady Gaga” for students at his parish school. Read more.   // more >
Another Catholic school embroiled in battle over Church teaching on sexuality
(LifeSiteNews) Another controversy has erupted at a Roman Catholic school after students and parents reacted with outrage to Church teaching on sexuality as presented at a school assembly. Read more.   // more >
True marriage supporters ‘not welcome’ in New York: councilman
(LifeSiteNews) A New York City councilman has effectively told traditional marriage supporters they are “not welcome” in the Big Apple. In response to Chick-fil-A’s proposed plans to expand their business and set up restaurants in several locations, including New York City, Councilman Daniel Dromm told…   // more >
US and EU push Africans once more on abortion and homosexuality
(LifeSiteNews) Africans are crying foul after wealthy Western countries ambushed them with a draft resolution that re-opens the troublesome issues of abortion and homosexuality in UN negotiations. Read more.   // more >
Pelletiers look to lawmakers to free their daughter from children’s services
(LifeSiteNews) Now that a judge has granted Massachusetts social services permanent custody of 15-year-old Justina Pelletier, her parents are seeking help from elected officials to get their daughter back. Read more.   // more >
HHS secretary nominee Sylvia Mathews Burwell oversaw Gates Foundation’s population control efforts
(LifeSiteNews) The woman who will oversee the Obama administration`s implementation of the HHS mandate, requiring employers to give “free” contraception to all American women, spent a decade leading the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation`s population control efforts in the Third World. Read more.   // more >
Illinois bishop upholds priest’s decision to deny Communion to pro-abort Sen. Dick Durbin
(LifeSiteNews) Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois, known for his outspoken defense of the right to life and the natural family, has signaled his support for denying Communion to Catholic politicians who publicly endorse activities gravely contrary to the moral law. Read more.   // more >
Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich steps down after homosexual backlash over his support of marriage
LifeSiteNews) The embattled CEO of Mozilla, the company that produces the Firefox internet browser, has stepped down after homosexual activists created a national backlash over his support for marriage. Read more.   // more >
Taxpayers must pay for jailed transgendered man’s hormone treatments, judge orders
(LifeSiteNews) A man claiming to be a woman who is serving three years in state prison for theft and forgery must continue to receive hormone therapy while serving time, a judge has ordered. Read more.   // more >
Furor at Catholic high school after nun presents Church teaching on homosexuality
(LifeSiteNews) A North Carolina Roman Catholic school are holding a meeting today to address the concerns of parents and students who say they are outraged about remarks a visiting nun made criticizing homosexuality, divorce, and sex outside of marriage during a recent speech. Read more.   // more >
New Democratic National Committee CEO is former leader of pro-abortion EMILY’s List
(LifeSiteNews) The Democratic Party has tapped a stalwart of the abortion industry with ties to a powerful left-wing labor union to lead its party`s organizational structure. Amy Dacey, the new CEO of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), formerly served as executive director of EMILY`s List. Read…   // more >
Court rules university violated conservative professor`s First Amendment rights
(Campus Reform) The battle for his First Amendment rights is finally over for Mike Adams, a criminology professor who asserted the university denied him a promotion to full professor in 2006 because of his conversion to Christianity and subsequent vocal conservatism. Read more.   // more >
"Sexual integrity," family values, deemed hate speech by Stanford Graduate Student Council
(Campus Reform) The LGBT community at Stanford raised their voices loud enough at a recent graduate-level student government meeting at which the Stanford Anscombe Society (SAS) was requesting funding to host a conference centered around the organization’s mission—traditional marriage and family values.…   // more >
Parents outraged after Arizona school allows boys and girls to use whichever bathroom they choose
(LifeSiteNews) Parents with children attending a school in the Tucson Unified School District are outraged after school officials decided that transgender students could use whichever bathroom they "identify" with rather than be restricted by their biological sex. Read more.   // more >
BREAKING: Texas 20 week abortion ban upheld in its entirety by appeals court
(LifeSiteNews) Two key provisions of Texas` hotly debated pro-life law have been upheld by an all-female panel of judges from a U.S. Appeals Court today in a ruling that invoked the notorious case of abortionist Kermit Gosnell. Read more.   // more >
Is Planned Parenthood in your children’s schools?
(LifeSiteNews) We hear almost weekly from anxious parents who want to know whether Planned Parenthood is in their children’s school. Some have already started making phone calls and sending letters to the school district to find out when they contact us. Others are at a loss where to start. Here is…   // more >
Federalizing 4-Year-Olds
(CNSNews) Will America be a better and freer country three decades from now if the children who turn four in this decade spend most of their waking hours with members of a government teachers union rather than with their moms? Read more.   // more >
NYC ‘guidelines’ for transgender students could see boys and girls forced to share hotel rooms
(LifeSiteNews) In new guidelines to schools on transgendered students, the nation`s largest school district has said children among its more than one million students may end up sleeping in the same hotel rooms as members of the opposite sex, and use the same locker rooms and restrooms. Read more.   // more >
Kansas judge restores license to Tiller accomplice who referred 10 year olds for late-term abortions
(LifeSiteNews) Former abortionist Ann Kristin “Kris” Neuhaus, a collaborator with the late notorious late-term abortionist George Tiller, has had her medical license restored by a Kansas judge after it was revoked for incompetency because she was unable to prove she had given required mental health…   // more >
Planned Parenthood plans to spend at least $18 million in 2014 on elections
The nation`s largest abortion provider is on its way to being one of America`s most influential players in the 2014 midterm elections. Between $2.4 million spent in 2013 on the Virginia gubernatorial race and races in at least 14 states this year, Planned Parenthood is expected to spend over $18 million…   // more >
Planned Parenthood Prez Cecile Richards: When life begins not ‘really relevant’ to abortion (VIDEO)
(LifeSiteNews) Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards told an interviewer on Thursday that “I don`t know that it`s really relevant” to consider when life begins when discussing abortion. Read more.   // more >
Local Ariz. business owner, children receive death threat over SB 1062 support
(Alliance Defending Freedom) A Gilbert, Ariz. business owner who publicly expressed her support for SB 1062, a religious freedom bill the state legislature passed last week, has received numerous hate e-mails, including one that wishes her and her children dead. It is the latest report of intolerant…   // more >
Elementary school children exposed to sex-themed games during UC-Berkeley visit
(LifeSiteNews) An unsuspecting group of elementary and middle school children witnessed vulgar and sexually-explicit sights when they visited the campus of the University of California at Berkeley this week. Read more.   // more >
"Social Worker for Every Child" Bill Passes
(ParentalRights.Org) In Edinburgh yesterday, the Scottish Parliament passed the “Children and Young People (Scotland) Bill” by a vote of 103-0 with 15 abstentions. This legislation, which is specifically intended to fulfill Scotland’s perceived obligations under the United Nations’ Convention on the…   // more >
Concerns over crackdown on pro-life speech at Pennsylvania college alleviated after investigation
(LifeSiteNews) An investigation at a Pennsylvania college initially thought to be a crackdown on pro-life speech on campus has been resolved after campus security determined safety concerns “have been alleviated.” Read more.   // more >
U.S. Supreme Court Set to Review Romeike Case
(ChristianNewsWire) The United States Supreme Court has scheduled Romeike v. Holder for review conference February 21. The court is expected to rule on whether or not to take the case and announce the ruling in its February 24 orders. Read more.   // more >
Are Christians influenced more by the culture than the cross?
News You Can Preach Are Christians influenced more by the culture than the cross? Think about this: While you are preparing your sermon, churchgoers are watching gay marriage ceremonies performed at the Grammys. Now, with News You Can Preach from Summit Ministries, you can have immediately preachable…   // more >
Nigerian archbishop: Church will not compromise its moral teachings to placate Western elite
(LifeSiteNews) The president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria says the Catholic Church`s position on sexual ethics and the defense of life cannot be compromised to placate Western governments, and said critics of Catholic moral teaching are prejudiced and ignorant. Read more.   // more >
Experts warn Hillary Clinton’s government-run health care will trample conscience rights
(LifeSiteNews) Despite her decades-long denial, Hillary Clinton secretly favored transforming the nation`s health landscape into a government-run socialized medicine system similar to Canada or the UK, according to a longtime associate. Experts say that could force taxpayers to pay for abortion or other…   // more >
‘Progressivism’: the greatest source of death and terror in the twentieth century
LifeSiteNews) The English author George Orwell wrote that “political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” In the history of manipulative political language, the term “progressive” surely occupies a high place. Read…   // more >
(Alliance Defending Freedom) What comes to mind when you hear the words “cultural myths”? Do you think of Zeus, or Hercules from ancient Greece? Maybe you think of the fable of a young George Washington claiming, “I cannot tell a lie”? Whether it’s your quirky uncle’s survival tips or something you…   // more >
(Alliance Defending Freedom) This Valentine’s Day, we hope you’re celebrating the love of those closest to you: your friends and family. But Cecile Richard, President of Planned Parenthood, has a new idea for Valentine’s Day: Love yourself by having an abortion. Read more.   // more >
Breaking: Planned Parenthood to pay $2 million in ‘wrongful death’ of Tonya Reaves
(LifeSiteNews) Planned Parenthood has agreed to pay $2 million to the family of Tonya Reaves, a 24-year-old woman who died of a botched abortion in July 2012. Read more.   // more >
The UN’s attack on the Church: prelude to a persecution?
(LifeSiteNews) On Wednesday morning the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child published its Concluding Observations concerning the Catholic Church’s treatment of children. In this widely-denounced document (see HLI’s statement here), the Committee chastises the Church for supposedly ignoring…   // more >
Alabama chief justice calls on all 50 governors to enshrine true marriage in the US Constitution
(LifeSiteNews) In 2003, Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore was removed from office after refusing to remove the 10 Commandments from the front of the state`s highest court. Now, after winning back his old job, he is back in the spotlight after sending a letter to all 50 governors urging them to enshrine…   // more >
Psychiatrist Keith Ablow: I’ll keep speaking out against transgenderism despite death threats
(LifeSiteNews) Dr. Keith Ablow, M.D., has been the target of death threats for his view that so-called ‘transgenderism’ is unproven science that puts vulnerable children at risk of unnecessary surgical procedures and lifelong confusion. But the Massachusetts-based psychiatrist told LifeSiteNews in an…   // more >
Catholic Gonzaga University considers instituting transgender bathrooms
(LifeSiteNews) Gonzaga University is considering an official policy on transgendered students that could include gender-neutral bathrooms and the option to live with students of the gender of their choice, according to the Gonzaga Bulletin. Read more.   // more >
Virginia Attorney General faces growing impeachment calls over refusal to defend marriage amendment
(LifeSiteNews) New Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is facing increased calls for impeachment in light of his decision to not defend his state`s marriage amendment. Read more.   // more >
Nancy Pelosi to receive Margaret Sanger Award from Planned Parenthood
(LifeSiteNews) The highest-ranking Catholic Democrat in the House of Representatives will receive an award from the nation`s largest abortion provider. On Friday morning, Planned Parenthood announced it would be awarding House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi its Margaret Sanger Award, the group`s “highest…   // more >
Why are American students failing? Look at the elephant in the living room: sex
(LifeSiteNews) Over the last three decades, social scientists, educational researchers, and pundits have probed for the reason why educationally the US on the fringe of being a Third World country. In particular, why does the academic achievement of American students begin to fall off during junior…   // more >
Obama celebrates Roe v. Wade’s 41st anniversary: abortion allows women to ‘fulfill their dreams’
(LifeSiteNews) President Obama reaffirmed his support for the “right to reproductive freedom” in a statement celebrating the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, a ruling which has paved the way for over 56 million abortions. Read more.   // more >
Tens of thousands march for end of abortion in Washington on Roe anniversary (PHOTOS
(LifeSiteNews) Tens of thousands of pro-life activists endured frigid temperatures and a snow storm Wednesday as they gathered at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to mark the 41st anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling that has prepared the way for an estimated 56 million abortions. Read…   // more >
Church leaders must not perform same-sex ‘weddings,’ use facilities for ceremonies: Mormon statement
(LifeSiteNews) In a time when public figures from reality TV stars and fast food franchise presidents are increasingly facing backlash for casual comments about homosexuality, a new policy from the Mormon Church defends traditional marriage and the institution of the family without apology – and “insists”…   // more >
New study proves all emergency contraception can cause early abortion
(LifeSiteNews) A new paper released today by the Charlotte Lozier Institute (CLI) compiles new evidence showing that emergency contraceptives can operate as abortion-inducing drugs. Author Susan E. Wills, JD, LLM, examines the latest scientific studies and explains how IUDs and so-called “morning after…   // more >
Judge denies homeschoolers custody of their four children, so they can’t flee German schools
(LifeSiteNews) In a shocking verdict regarding a homeschool case in Germany, a family court judge has refused to return legal custody of four children to Christian parents to prevent the family from obtaining visas that would allow them to travel to a country where homeschooling is permitted. Read more.   // more >
Dozens of Congressmen speak out against Roe v. Wade as 41st anniversary nears
(LifeSiteNews) Nearly two dozen pro-life lawmakers took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to condemn the Supreme Court’s controversial decision in Roe v. Wade Wednesday, just one week before the 41st anniversary of the infamous ruling, which legalized abortion throughout America. Read…   // more >
Catholic high school keeps lesbian drama coach about to ‘marry’ after dismissing gay vice-principal
(LifeSiteNews) A Catholic school in Seattle is allowing a lesbian drama coach to keep her part-time job after taking international flak for successfully demanding the resignation of its vice principal after he violated his hiring contract by entering into “marriage” with another man. Read more.   // more >
Fmr. spokeswoman for pro-abortion foundation now works for…the Girl Scouts
(LifeSiteNews) The woman who now handles the Girl Scouts` communications used to have another employer: an abortion lobby think tank founded by Gloria Steinem. Read more.   // more >
Obama admin. announces it will recognize Utah gay ‘marriages’ after state says it won’t
(LifeSiteNews) U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has announced that the federal government will recognize same-sex “marriages” contracted during the brief period between December and January when such unions took place legally in Utah, before the U.S. Supreme Court put a halt to them. Read more.   // more >
Jahi McMath, declared ‘dead’ while on life support, released to her family Sunday night
(LifeSiteNews) Jahi McMath, the 13-year-old girl who was declared legally dead by hospital staff and county officials after suffering complications from a routine tonsillectomy, has been released to her family to seek treatment elsewhere. The move comes after asettlement was reached Friday in Alameda…   // more >
Republicans throw weight behind March for Life: RNC delays annual meeting so members can attend
(LifeSiteNews) In a move that boosts social conservatives in an election year, the Chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC) has announced that he is delaying the RNC`s annual winter meeting so he and others can attend the March for Life. Read more.   // more >
U.S. Supreme Court halts Utah gay ‘marriages’
(LifeSiteNews) In a shock to homosexual activists, the Supreme Court halted all same-sex “marriages” in Utah on Monday morning. The state began handing out marriage licenses to same-sex couples last month after Judge Robert Shelby`s ruling that Utah`s voter-approved constitutional amendment defining…   // more >
Pre-K Is for Bureaucrats, Not Kids
(Eagle Forum) In an attempt to shift public discussion from the Obamacare train wreck, as well as toady to the feminists, Barack Obama is again promoting universal tax-paid daycare for preschoolers. But spending $75 billion on free preschool for all won’t work any better than the numerous times it’s…   // more >
Against all the odds, abortion is losing at the UN
(LifeSiteNews) Pro-abortion forces have spent hundreds of millions of dollars and hundreds of thousands of man-hours in the past twenty years and they have not advanced their agenda even a single syllable past what they got at the Cairo Conference in 1994. Read more.   // more >
A&E reinstates Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson: GLAAD furious
(LifeSiteNews) The show will go on. In a statement released Friday, A&E announced that they have lifted their short-lived and wildly unpopular suspension of Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson, which was prompted by an interview Robertson gave to GQ Magazine in which he had criticized homosexuality. Read…   // more >
Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor issues injunction against HHS mandate for Catholic nuns
(LifeSiteNews) In what is being seen as another blow for the Affordable Care Act`s abortion and contraception mandate, this week the United States Supreme Court issued an injunction blocking enforcement of the mandate, this time to protect a group of Catholic nuns. Read more.   // more >
Has A&E awakened a sleeping giant?
(LifeSiteNews) While the Japanese were celebrating the bombing of Pearl Harbor in December of 1941, the mastermind of that attack, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, had a sobering message for his countrymen. "We have awakened a sleeping giant," he said. Read more.   // more >
Judge Cites Same-Sex Marriage in Declaring Polygamy Ban Unconstitutional
(Family Research Council) In a game-changer for the legal fight over same-sex marriage that gives credence to opponents` "slippery slope" arguments, a federal judge has now ruled that the legal reasoning for same-sex marriage means that laws against polygamy are likewise unconstitutional. In his 91-page…   // more >
Is It Important to Keep Christ in Christmas in Public?
(Nathan Cherry) The two words “in public?” at the end of the headline are critical. Certainly every Christian should endeavor to keep Christ in Christmas in their home privately, and in their church. But what about in public? Is it still important to keep Christ in Christmas in the public sector or…   // more >
I Don’t Get It. Why Hate On Home Schoolers?
(Nathan Cherry) It doesn’t make any sense. I’ve tried to figure out why there is a deliberate persecution of home school families and I cannot figure it out. This persecution is taking place worldwide as governments crack down on home schooling globally. And for other countries it might make perfect…   // more >
Government Demands Christians Violate Religious Convictions
(Nathan Cherry) In what can only be described as an appalling verdict, a federal judge has ordered a Colorado baker to violate his Christian convictions and serve cakes to homosexual couples. Read more.   // more >
Homosexual Tyranny Will Destroy Religious Liberty
(Nathan Cherry) Writing at LifeSiteNews.com, Steve Jalsevac has penned what I would call a wake-up call to people regarding the “growing…very real tyranny” of activist homosexuals in America. In particular he centers on how homosexuals are already influencing the Catholic Church while seemingly ignorant…   // more >
Why Are homosexuals Afraid of This Wedding?
(Nathan Cherry)I’m willing to bet that you know someone who is homosexual. That’s an easy wager to make considering the current landscape of our society. But I’m also willing to bet you don’t know an ex-gay person. Read more.   // more >
Pro-life leaders urge caution, while Pope, Cardinal Dolan praise controversial Nelson Mandela
(LifeSiteNews) The death of South African former President Nelson ‘Madiba’ Rolihlahla Mandela on Thursday has led to an outpouring of glowing praise for the man most known for ending apartheid – a system of racial segregation. However, pro-life leaders have warned that praise from Christian leaders…   // more >
Loving my daughter into death in the 19th week changed my view of abortion forever
(LifeSiteNews) My husband and I have been very blessed in our lives with a wonderful marriage and healthy, beautiful children. We are a Catholic family with four daughters and three sons. We found out we were expecting baby number eight in July of this year and were very happy and excited. Our youngest…   // more >
Real Parents Don’t Encourage Gender Confusion in Children
(Nathan Cherry) Either the number of people claiming to be “gender confused” has dramatically risen over the past few years, or scores of confused people from the past few decades have a secret. One thing is for sure, gender confusion is now front and center in our culture. Read more.   // more >
Lack of Common Sense Required for Abortion Advocates
(Nathan Cherry) Abortion advocates say some of the most outrageously absurd things. I don’t know how else to characterize the words that come out of their mouths. By any logical, rational standard the ideas and comments they put forth make absolutely no sense and would in any other context be considered…   // more >
The Founders, History, and Public Prayer
(Nathan Cherry) A case with incredible implications for the religious freedoms of Americans came to the Supreme Court recently. In Town of Greece v. Galloway the high court heard oral arguments as to whether or not a town council has the constitutional right to open with public prayer. This case has…   // more >
Pa. pastor facing church trial over gay marriage
(OneNewsNow) A Pennsylvania pastor charged under United Methodist law with officiating his son`s same-sex marriage is scheduled to go on trial. The Rev. Frank Schaefer, 51, could be defrocked if a jury comprised of fellow Methodist clergy convicts him of breaking his pastoral vows by officiating the…   // more >
New undercover video: Hotel gives special rate to mothers having late-term abortions in Albuquerque
(LifeSiteNews) Call them “room service abortions.” Live Action has released a new undercover video this morning revealing that the Plaza Inn hotel in Albuquerque gives special discount rates and provides transportation for women seeking late-term abortions. Read more.   // more >
Are We Entering “A Brave New World”?
(Nathan Cherry) If you’ve read Aldous Huxley’s near prophetic tale “A Brave New World” you are familiar with the term Bokanovsky’s Process. For those unfamiliar with this term let me explain. Bokanovsky’s Process refers to a process of creating children that does not involve humans. The process allows…   // more >
Do You Know if Your Insurance Plan Covers Abortion?
(Nathan Cherry) The Congressional Pro-Life Caucus: Wednesday, the D.C. HealthLink posted a new Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) clarifying which plans on the D.C. HealthLink will cover elective abortions and which ones will not. This information is consistent with information from other sources. The…   // more >
Take Action: Tell Senate to Reject ENDA
(Nathan Cherry) “The so-called Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) would force businesses and organizations with 15 or more employees to provide special privileges to workers based on ‘actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity.’ If passed into law, employers would not be able to…   // more >
Did Russell Moore Really Call for Christians to Pull Away from Politics?
(Nathan Cherry) The Wall Street Journal recently published an article in which it seeks to advance the notion that evangelicals should “pull back from politics and the culture wars.” Read more.   // more >
When Boys Can’t Decide What Gender to Be Today
(Nathan Cherry) On our most recent podcast, our guest, Denny Burk made the statement that transgender issues are the next wave if same-sex “marriage” is legalized for all fifty states. I mostly agree with his statement, other than the timing. It won’t be after same-sex “marriage” is legalized as evidence…   // more >
November: A Time to Pray for the Persecuted Church
(Nathan Cherry) What group of people is the most widely persecuted in the world? No, it’s not women or homosexuals. Christians are the most widely persecuted in the world. This fact won’t be talked about on the news or most radio programs, but Christian persecution is at all time highs in the world.…   // more >
Government Seeking Pastors to Help Enroll People in ObamaCare
(Nathan Cherry)Wait a minute, isn’t there some “separation of church and state” thing that Mikey Wienstein, Barry Lynn and other atheists groups are always yelling about? Where are those shrill voices opposing the government’s attempt to get people to sign up for ObamaCare? Read more.   // more >
From Mars Hill to the Holy See – Speaking Against Abortion
(Nathan Cherry) I’ve been encouraged lately by the number of prominent people and organizations speaking up in defense of life. In my home state of West Virginia several dozen pastors and churches recently celebrated Illuminate Sunday; a day of praying for those harmed by abortion. Read more.   // more >
Disease, pain, and heartbreak: Ex-porn star spoils fantasy with reality on ‘Date My Porn Star’
(LifeSiteNews) Jonathan, Kevin, and Danny loved porn. They loved it so much that when a British documentary project called “Date My Porn Star” offered them the opportunity of a lifetime to travel to Los Angeles to meet the women they’d been lusting after onscreen for years, they jumped at the chance.…   // more >
Georgetown Law class required to work for pro-abortion lobby
(LifeSiteNews) A class at Georgetown University’s law school scheduled for next semester will have students working with a pro-abortion rights advocacy organization, taught by that organization’s senior counsel, Kelli Garcia. Garcia, a radical pro-abortion rights lawyer, wrote the poem titled, “Planned…   // more >
Opposing California’s Co-Ed Bathroom Law
(National Review) The leftist supermajority in California’s legislature has been running the show in the Golden State for months now, but on one issue it may have stepped too far. After the legislature passed and Governor Jerry Brown signed a law that would allow male students access to girls’ restrooms…   // more >
The Science Behind Being Pro-Life
(Nathan Cherry) Are we actually close to seeing the day when abortion will be either heavily restricted or banned entirely? Despite the left-of-center movement in our country over the past few years the issue of life has been one in which people on both sides of the aisle have continued to find common…   // more >
Illuminate Sunday: Standing in Defense of Life Statewide
(Nathan Cherry) Sunday, October 6th was Illuminate Sunday. It was a day set aside to pray for those harmed by abortion and ask God to intervene in our state on behalf of unborn children. Dozens of churches across the state took part in Illuminate Sunday. Read more.   // more >
Study Shows Alternate Lifestyles Put Kids at Disadvantage
(Nathan Cherry) Let’s embark on a little exercise. Let’s see if we can make sense of the data being published on the role of parents in the lives of children. Now, for starters we have to understand that homosexuals and their advocates, as well as liberal lawmakers and talking heads are telling us that…   // more >
‘Transgender’ boy accused of harassing girls in the restroom at Colorado school: school denies
(LifeSiteNews) A high school in the Colorado Springs area has been plunged into controversy after a male student who says he is “transgender” was permitted to use the girls’ restroom facilities, and was subsequently accused of harassment – a claim that has been denied by the school. Read more.   // more >
Gay ‘marriages’ to begin in New Jersey as state Supreme Court refuses to grant stay
(LifeSiteNews) The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled on Friday afternoon that gay “marriages” would commence in the Garden State on October 21 – more than two months before the court decides whether the marriages are valid. When the State Supreme Court ruled in 2006 that the state must furnish homosexual…   // more >
Devastating’: Kansas Supreme Court suspends law license of pro-life former attorney general
(LifeSiteNews) Former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline, a pro-life Republican who used his post to prosecute the abortion industry, will appeal a decision from the Kansas Supreme Court today indefinitely suspending his law license, his attorney said today. Read more.   // more >
The Importance of Mediation Documents for Churches
(Nathan Cherry) A recent article states: “In Spivey v. Teen Challenge of Florida, Inc.…a Florida state appellate court upheld a trial court’s enforcement of a Christian-based arbitration/ mediation agreement, requiring a mother to resolve her wrongful death action against a residential substance abuse…   // more >
Atheists Attacking Program to Lower Crime
(Nathan Cherry) Leave it to atheists to attack a program aimed at lowering crime. Yet, that is exactly what they are doing in Alabama because of a program to bring clergy to crime scenes to counsel people. A recent article states: “Operation Good Shepherd aims to send Christian clergy to crime scenes…   // more >
Pastors Being Investigated by Local School
(Nathan Cherry) Three local pastors are being investigated by a school district for possible violations of school policy while they were volunteering as cafeteria supervisors. The pastors are accused of proselytizing and recruiting kids to go to their churches. Read more.   // more >
Is the American Pastor More Like a CEO Than a Shepherd?
(Nathan Cherry) I’ve done a lot of “preaching” on the fact that pastors have been deafeningly silent regarding the issues of life, marriage, and religious freedom in American politics. Thankfully, I think the tide is turning as I see evidence that more pastors are speaking up and sharing biblical truth…   // more >
What a Little Mouse Can Teach Us About God’s Image in Transgender People
(Nathan Cherry) I was watching a cartoon with my kids the other night that presented sound arguments against sex-change operations and the transgender lifestyle. Of course it wasn’t anything overt or obvious and my kids never made the connection. We watched three mice talking as two of them asked why…   // more >
Will Discrimination Cost Us Religious Freedom?
(Nathan Cherry) How exactly is discrimination defined, and what constitutes discrimination? These are questions that are not merely hypothetical or conjecture anymore, these are serious questions that every person must definitively answer. Read more.   // more >
Pedophilia is Already Accepted by Society
(Nathan Cherry) Sometimes I get weary of writing about certain topics because they conjure images that should never exist. Not tempting images but repulsive images that bring mental and emotional anguish at the fact of their existence. Pedophilia is one such topic that I would be happy to never consider…   // more >
A College Education: How to Find the G Spot and Nudity
(Nathan Cherry) What is one lesson from college you will never forget? How about a particular professor who inspired you and propelled you forward in your academic and professional life? Many of us can probably remember a rousing lecture, a class, or a professor that had significant impact on our young…   // more >
Woman legally euthanized in Belgium over depression after sex change
(LifeSiteNews) A 44-year-old Belgian woman struggling with gender confusion has been legally euthanized after her sex change procedure was botched, resulting in physical deformities she said made her look like “a monster.” Read more.   // more >
Late-term abortion defender Wendy Davis officially announces run for Texas Governor
(LifeSiteNews)In a move that came as absolutely no surprise to political watchers, who have been expecting the announcement for weeks, Texas Sen. Wendy Davis today made official her run for state governor. Davis, who rocketed to national prominence and became a darling of the left as a result of a dramatic…   // more >
Will Mountaineers Redefine Marriage?
(Nathan Cherry)The fight to redefine marriage has finally come to West Virginia. Remember back in 2010 when we held our petition drive to ask our lawmakers to defend traditional marriage with a sate constitutional marriage amendment? Read more.   // more >
When Churches Fall Asleep Rights Get Removed
(Nathan Cherry)It’s an honest admission coming from the mouth of more pastors. Many are beginning to recognize that they, and their churches, have been asleep at the wheel while culture runs amok. Read more.   // more >
The Top 3 Reasons Parents Choose to Home School
(Nathan Cherry)Have you ever wondered what it is about home schooling the government, whether American or otherwise, finds so objectionable. It seems to me that teachers who are often overwhelmed by large class sizes would welcome having a few less students in the classroom. And for states that don’t…   // more >
Event highlights discrimination against ex-gays
(OneNewsNow) Former homosexuals will hold their first annual event in Washington with an all-star Christian lineup. Voice of the Voiceless and P-FOX will be hosting a lobby day to visit with members of Congress on September 30 and demand a halt to discrimination against people who have left the homosexual…   // more >
Are You a “NALT” Christian?
(Nathan Cherry) The movement to normalize homosexuality is not just asking people to affirm this lifestyle, it’s demanding it. Your objections mean very little to homosexual advocates who believe their sexual preference should be more than tolerated-it should be celebrated. But this demand goes one…   // more >
San Antonio: Christians Will Be Fined for Disagreeing with Homosexuality
(Nathan Cherry) A new city ordinance passed in San Antonio almost assures that Christians will be fined, and even convicted of a misdemeanor for “bias” against homosexuality in any way. Here’s how a recent article reports on the controversial ordinance: “The ordinance criminalizes those with a biblical…   // more >
Can God Be an Idol? Not in a School Room
(Nathan Cherry) God told His people “You shall have no other gods before me.” (Ex. 20:3) For Christians this means guarding against having any other “idol” in our lives. An idol is anything that displaces God as the primary focus and passion of our lives. With this in mind imagine being a Christian…   // more >
Honors Program at Catholic university sponsors weekly sex `workshop`
(OneNewsNow) Despite complaints from alumni, students and faculty, a Catholic university is going ahead with a 12-week workshop for women discussing just about any unorthodox sex that can be imagined. The 12-week “FemSex Workshop” being presented by Marquette University contains explicitly sexual topics…   // more >
A gay icon falls?
(LifeSiteNews)UN and other foreign policy makers will have noticed that the parents of Matthew Shepard have become leading spokespeople for the rights of gay people around the world. They have appeared at the UN and also recently took a tour of European capitals under the auspices of the US State Department,…   // more >
Why Transgender People Remain Unhappy
Have you noticed all the conversations surrounding transgender people lately? It’s not surprising. After all, the “T” in LGBT does stand for transgender. It was only a matter of time before the issue came to the front of cultural discussions. Read more.   // more >
The Threat to Religious Freedom: No One Should Be Offended – Except Christians -
We are increasingly faced with pressure to adhere to certain societal “norms” so as to not offend anyone. The irony of that statement is that the “norms” we are pressured to accept are offensive to those of us claiming the name of Christ. Yet somehow those pushing for believers to accept offensive norms…   // more >
Prop. 8 Webinar
(FPP) On Thursday, August 15, 2013, Faith and Public Policy hosted a webinar titled "Protect your Church - Same-sex "Marriage" is "Legal" in California.CLICK here to watch the webinar. Participating in the webinar were Pastor Jack Hibbs, Senior Pastor at Calvary Chapel Chino Hills, Erik Stanley, Senior…   // more >
Education Voucher program benefiting minority students; Obama, Holder want it shut down
(OneNewsNow) The Department of Justice is being accused of blocking educational opportunities for minority students in Louisiana all for the sake of preserving the power of the “educational establishment.” Read more.   // more >
Walmart grants benefits to same-sex partners and unmarried straight couples
(LifeSiteNews) The world’s largest retailer has quietly notified its more than 1.2 million U.S. employees that beginning next year, full-time workers can share company benefits any domestic partner of their choosing, whether gay or straight, married or unmarried. Read more.   // more >
We are empty’: Police storm German homeschooling family’s house, seize children
(LifeSiteNews) At 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, a team of 20 social workers, police officers, and special agents stormed a homeschooling family’s residence near Darmstadt, Germany, forcibly removing all four of the family’s children (ages 7–14). The sole grounds for removal were that the parents, Dirk and…   // more >
NJ governor signs ban on gay conversion therapy
(OneNewsNow) Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill Monday barring licensed therapists from trying to turn gay teenagers straight, making New Jersey the second state to ban so-called conversion therapy, along with California. Read more.   // more >
UN conference pressures Latin America, Caribbean to legalize abortion
(LifeSiteNews) Radical extremists infiltrated yet another UN meeting to promote their agenda, of global abortion-on-demand, which is increasingly opposed at major UN meetings by a growing coalition of countries with pro-life laws and policies. Read more.   // more >
Air Force Sgt. Punished for Opposing Gay Marriage
(Fox News Insider) Senior Master Sgt. Phillip Monk has served 19 years in the U.S. Air Force with an impeccable record, but all that came to an end recently when he refused to agree with an openly gay commander about his views on gay marriage. Monk was relieved of his duties because of the clash and…   // more >
D.C. Mayor axes gospel singer from MLK memorial concert because he is an ‘ex-gay’
(LifeSiteNews) D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray admitted Monday that he made the final decision to remove gospel singer Donnie McClurkin from the lineup of performers at a city-sponsored concert held Saturday at the Martin Luther King memorial in response to complaints by gay activists. Read more.   // more >
ABC hires gay activist to write 8-hour miniseries about the history of the ‘gay rights’ movement
(LifeSiteNews) ABC plans to air an 8-hour miniseries about the history of homosexual activism, penned by a prominent homosexual political activist. Homosexual writer and director Dustin Lance Black will write the miniseries. Its timeline will reportedly begin with the 1969 Stonewall Riots, in which…   // more >
Bid to halt gay marriage in California denied
(Sacramento Bee) The California Supreme Court today declined to hear arguments in a suit brought by Proposition 8 proponents to halt gay marriage in California. The suit, filed July 12 by Folsom attorney Andrew Pugno, had also requested an emergency stay to keep the state`s clerk recorders from issuing…   // more >
California: Which Gender Would You Like to be Today?
(Nathan Cherry) A new bill has passed in California “that would require all public schools to allow youths to choose whatever restrooms, locker rooms, sports teams, and other gender-based portions of the school in which they would like to participate,” according to a recent article. The bill basically…   // more >
No! The Church is not “At Risk” of Persecution
(Nathan Cherry) Allow me to make a statement that might, at first, either sound right or sound ludicrous to you. The church is not “at risk” of being persecuted and attacked for its position on sexuality and marriage. At this point you’re either shaking your head in agreement or wondering if I’ve had…   // more >
Sexuality is Killing the Family and the Church
(Nathan Cherry) The more I read of Russell Moore the more I respect him and pray his ministry as the head of the SBC Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission is a long-tenured one. In light of remarks made by British PM David Cameron, Dr. Moore tackled the issue of pornography in the church. Read more.   // more >
Miracle’: Congresswoman rejects abortion, baby becomes first ever to survive Potter’s syndrome
(LifeSiteNews) Is it a miracle, modern science, or perhaps a little bit of both? One Republican Congresswoman is crediting both divine intervention and cutting edge medical care with the survival of her two-week old baby girl, something previously believed to be impossible. Read more.   // more >
UNICEF pushes confidential sex services for youngsters
(OneNewsNow) A pro-children’s group at the United Nations is apparently anti-parent. The newest report from UNICEF suggests that nations are bound by international law to provide sexually-related materials to children without their parents’ knowledge, explains Susan Yoshihara of C-FAM, the Catholic…   // more >
Pro-life attorneys raise alarm over STD vaccine
(OneNewsNow) A legal pro-life group says parents and the federal government are encouraging teens to have sex by promoting a dangerous vaccine linked to deaths among teenage girls. The U.S. government has handed a University of California researcher $550,000 for a campaign to increase the use of the…   // more >
BREAKING NEWS: FPCWV Announces “Illuminate Campaign” to Protect Women and Children
(Nathan Cherry) It is with great joy that we are announcing the Illuminate Campaign – a united effort to show our state the need to ensure that the abortion industry of West Virginia is operating safely. If you have been following the blog updates and press releases over the past month, you are probably…   // more >
Why the “Born Gay” Argument is Awful
(Nathan Cherry) In light of the Supreme Court rulings on DOMA and Prop 8, homosexual advocates cheer for their “civil rights” victories; some on the basis that people are “born gay.” But this argument is so far misplaced that anyone with an ounce of intellectual integrity has already buried it as absurd.…   // more >
HSLDA set on protection for homeschooling family
(OneNewsNow) The Home School Legal Defense Association is appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of a homeschooling family from Germany that has been denied asylum in the U.S. by the Department of Justice. The Romeikes fled to America to escape government persecution over homeschooling. Initially…   // more >
Will anti-discrimination laws affect pastors in future?
(OneNewsNow) Pastors are supposed to be protected from anti-discrimination laws if they preach against homosexuality or refuse to perform same-gender civil union or marriage ceremonies. That may become a thing of the past at some point in the future. Read more.   // more >
This is ‘civil rights’? Pro-family leaders react to California school’s transgender settlement
(LifeSiteNews) Pro-family leaders reacted with stunned disbelief this week to the news of a settlement in the case of a Southern California girl whose parents filed a federal civil rights complaint against their local school district after their daughter was not allowed to sleep in a hotel room full…   // more >
‘I feel very strongly about this issue’: Marco Rubio to introduce 20-week abortion ban in Senate
(LifeSiteNews) After several weeks of speculation, Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, confirmed this week that he wants to introduce a bill banning abortions nationwide after 20 weeks, when experts say unborn children can feel pain. “I feel very strongly about this issue,” Rubio said. “And I’d like to be the…   // more >
Students for Life: `Bro-choice` term means no consequences
(OneNewsNow) It`s called "bro-choice,” which is men supporting pro-abortion rights for sexual reasons. Kristan Hawkins of Students for Life of America calls it a hedonistic, selfish new trend that has spread across social media sites. Read more.   // more >
U.S. Bishops’ relief agency caught giving $2.7 million to top abortion-marketing firm
(LifeSiteNews) Catholic Relief Services is in the midst of distributing a projected $2.789 million grant to one of the leading voices in the international abortion movement. The U.S. Bishops’ foreign relief agency is distributing the funds to Population Services International, a $670 million organization…   // more >
ADF: Rule of law on marriage being ignored in Calif.
(OneNewsNow) A legal group defending California`s Proposition 8 is asking the state`s high court to uphold the voter-approved marriage law that remains in force. In the aftermath of last month’s Supreme Court rulings in two marriage cases, the California Supreme Court has refused to stop issuance of…   // more >
More pro-LGBT curriculum – coming to a school near you
(OneNewsNow) A Christian teacher is warning parents about some pro-LGBT curriculum that may soon make its way into their child’s public school classroom, compliments of the NEA. At their just-ended convention, the National Education Association adopted a business item that encourages members to incorporate…   // more >
Judge rules in favor of student thrown out of class for saying he doesn’t support gay lifestyle
(LifeSiteNews) A judge has ruled in favor of a student who sued after he was thrown out of class by a gay activist teacher for expressing his religious beliefs against the homosexual lifestyle. Read more.   // more >
90+ Girl Scouts march in San Francisco Gay Pride Parade: first time ever (VIDEO)
(LifeSiteNews) Weeks after their male counterparts stoked controversy by changing their rules to allow openly gay members, Girl Scouts USA made history in their own way after some 90+ of their members and their families marched in San Francisco’s recent Gay Pride Parade - the first time they have ever…   // more >
‘Gun-toting, chicken-eating’ conservative reinstated to Facebook
(OneNewsNow) A Fox News correspondent was blocked temporarily on Facebook for posting comments about how "politically incorrect" he is and how he supports groups like the National Rifle Association and Chick-fil-A. "I`m about as politically incorrect as you can get," Fox News columnist Todd Starnes…   // more >
Must Watch: How Can Homosexuality Be Wrong if it Doesn’t Harm Anyone?
(Nathan Cherry) In this short video Dr. Russell Moore and pastors Voddie Baucham and J.D. Grear discuss the often used argument that homosexuality isn’t wrong because it doesn’t harm anyone. They address the fact that the church has embraced cultural terms and practices for marriage to the detriment…   // more >
The Deception of Morality and Civil Rights in Abortion
(Nathan Cherry) How twisted is the logic of pro-abortion advocates? When science unilaterally agrees that unborn children can feel pain at 20 weeks, newer science suggesting as early as 12 weeks, pro-abortionists still don’t want to ban late-term abortions. Read more.   // more >
Is It Harder to Get a Gun or an Abortion?
Nathan Cherry) Should it be easier to get a gun or to get an abortion? That is a question HuffPo recently discussed and found they were upset that it’s easier to get a gun than it is an abortion in many states. Read more.   // more >
CBS execs meet with transgender activists to promote positive TV portrayals
(LifeSiteNews) Unhappy with “problematic” portrayals of transgender characters on fictional CBS television shows, homosexual activist group GLAAD recently descended on the network’s headquarters to air their complaints in a meeting attended by CBS Entertainment President Nina Tassler and at least a…   // more >
Video: Kenyan deputy president strongly rebuffs Obama on gay ‘marriage’: ‘We believe in God’
(LifeSiteNews) A second African president has rebuffed President Barack Obama`s promotion of homosexuality in foreign relations during his $100 million tour of the continent. Read more.   // more >
Ex-`gays` demand to be heard
(OneNewsNow) Christopher Doyle, co-founder of Voice of the Voiceless (VoV), explains how his group will cap off the month of July."What we`re going to be doing is former homosexuals, persons with unwanted same-sex attractions and their families and allies, are going to be convening on Washington, DC,…   // more >
Prop. 8 stay lifted, same-sex weddings can resume immediately
With a simple sentence, the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday afternoon lifted the stay on gay marriages in California, opening the way for same-sex weddings to resume. Read more.   // more >
Senate immigration bill: Security comes after amnesty, if at all
(OneNewsNow) An immigration enforcement think tank says the recent "enforcement" amendment added to the U.S. Senate immigration bill will do nothing to increase enforcement. Read more.   // more >
Nancy Pelosi: ‘Thank God’ for gay ‘marriage’ rulings
(LifeSiteNews) Among those celebrating the two Supreme Court`s rulings handed down yesterday that favor the homosexual political agenda is former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who told Politico her first reaction was, “Thank God.” Read more.   // more >
Remington Sticks to His Guns in School District Flap
(Family Research Council) The school may have turned off his microphone, but Remington Reimer still got the last word. Two weeks after Joshua High School made headlines for interrupting the Valedictorian`s speech, the superintendent is finally showing some remorse. The story spread like wildfire on…   // more >
Planned Parenthood sues to block Kansas law telling mothers baby is ‘separate, unique, living human’
(LifeSiteNews) An abortionist and his local Planned Parenthood affiliate sued in federal court Thursday to stop a law that would tell women considering abortion that an unborn child is not a part of her own body and that unborn children can feel pain by the third trimester of pregnancy. Read more.   // more >
New York Senate defeats Gov. Cuomo’s radical abortion expanding bill
(LifeSiteNews) Pro-life activists in New York are breathing a sigh of relief after the Senate successfully blocked Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s bill that would have radically expanded abortion in a state already plagued by the highest abortion rate in the union. Read more.   // more >
After court rules, California gay marriage fight may go on
(Reuters) The fight over legalizing gay marriage in the most populous U.S. state may go back to the ballot box in 2014 with California voters asked once again to settle the matter even after the Supreme Court`s expected ruling this month on the issue. Read more.   // more >
Murkowski becomes third GOP senator to endorse gay marriage
(OneNewsNow) Murkowski`s announcement comes with the Supreme Court days away from issuing a decision on two cases related to gay marriage. The high court is considering both California`s gay marriage ban and the federal Defense of Marriage Act. Read more.   // more >
New Komen for the Cure CEO headed group behind HHS birth control mandate
(LifeSiteNews) Embattled breast cancer awareness group Komen for the Cure has announced the selection of a new CEO, Judith A. Salerno. Salerno currently serves as executive director and chief operating officer of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), a chief adviser to the Obama Administration regarding…   // more >
Constitutional Amendment Introduced to Protect Children and Parents
(parentalrights.org) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE // June 18, 2013 // Washington, D.C. – Congressman Mark Meadows (R-NC) today introduced a resolution in the U.S. House to amend the United States Constitution to protect children and parents from governmental overreach. The proposed Parental Rights Amendment…   // more >
FRC’s Anna Higgins: Abortion and Murder Separated by Inches and Minutes
(Nathan Cherry) As America finally begins to look the abortion industry in the face and see the horror of what really happens, measures to protect women and children have begun. These efforts are based on solid scientific evidence that supports the conclusion that children in the womb at 20 weeks gestation…   // more >
Homosexuals Champion Sexual Perception Over Biology
(Nathan Cherry) One of the biggest problems facing our culture has nothing to do with the actual biology and sexual orientation of people. As we all know, biology is formed before we are born, and sexual orientation is intricately linked to it. Rather, a major problem is the perceived biology and sexual…   // more >
Breaking: WV AG Morrisey Seeks Answers from Abortion Clinics
(Nathan Cherry) Some good news happened on Monday when West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey released a statement that he has sent letters to two abortion clinics in the state seeking answers on abortions performed at the clinics. After the FPCWV broke news of their intention to sue the largest…   // more >
Is Islam now the ‘most-favored’ religion?
(OneNewsNow) A pro-family spokesman says the recent revelation that the FBI is no longer conducting surveillance of mosques is just another indication that the Obama administration has given Islam "most-favored status" among religions. Read more.   // more >
Reid Keeps up His ENDA the Bargain
(Family Research Council) In the midst of so many crises, it`s comforting to know that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is focused on what matters: genderless bathrooms. Unfortunately, that`s just one effect of a sweeping proposal that could destroy personal freedom in the American workplace.…   // more >
GOP leadership adds rape, incest exceptions to 20-week abortion ban; House votes tomorrow
(LifeSiteNews) Republican leadership in the House of Representatives has required a late-term abortion ban include a rape and incest exception following remarks by its chief sponsor last week that the media have misrepresented as dismissing the impact of rape. Read More.   // more >
Video: FPCWV Announces Lawsuit Against Largest Abortion Clinic in West Virginia
(Nathan Cherry) Below is the video from our News Conference in which we announced a medical malpractice suit against West Virginia’s largest abortion clinic and its abortionist Rodney Lee Stephens. The suit was filed on behalf of Itai Gravely and in partnership with Alliance Defending Freedom. Jeremy…   // more >
Join Us for Call 2 Fall
(Family Research Council) Will you help Tony Perkins and FRC radically expand participation in Call2Fall this year? There are just three Sundays before the 5th annual observance on Sunday, June 30th. We have only one way to get the word out beyond these emails and that is by you sharing the message…   // more >
High School Valedictorian Defies Prayer Ban in Speech (Video)
(Nathan Cherry) When the Freedom From Religion Foundation complained about a school district in South Carolina observing prayers at various time, the school district went against the desires of the community (and the Constitution) and banned prayers at all school functions and events. But that didn’t…   // more >
Two-Year-Old Emerges From “Vegetative State” After Adult Stem Cell Treatment
(LifeNews) Another Reason to End the Deliberate Inhumane Killing of the Brain Injured. The death crowd is certainly not going to like this story. It is being reported that a two-year old boy emerged from a persistent vegetative state (PVS) by treating him with umbilical cord stem cells. From the story:…   // more >
Churches moving to sever ties with Scouts
(OneNewsNow) In suburban Atlanta, northern Idaho and a number of other places, churches have moved swiftly to sever ties with the Boy Scouts of America in protest over the vote last month to let openly homosexual boys participate in Scouting. Read more.   // more >
Sebelius promotes Obamacare benefits targeted at high-risk homosexuals
(LifeSite News) As the Obama Administration gears up to celebrate “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month” throughout June, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced Monday that meeting the special needs of homosexuals will be a targeted goal of Obamacare because…   // more >
Marriage Supporters Win Major Victory In Illinois — Effort To Redefine Marriage Fails To Gather Support And Is Tabled Without A Vote
(National Organization for Marriage) The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) today celebrated the failure of legislation to come to a vote late this evening in Illinois seeking to redefine marriage, thus preserving marriage in the state as the union of one man and one woman. Read more.   // more >
Pulpit Freedom Sunday - June 9, 2013
On June 9, 2013, join thousands of your fellow pastors by preaching biblical Truth about God’s design for marriage. Visit Alliance Defending Freedom`s website, Speak Up Movenment, for details. Click here.   // more >
Supreme Court to hear prayer case
(Baptist Standard) The Supreme Court agreed May 20 to hear a case centering on whether sectarian prayers at the beginning of official government meetings violate the First Amendment—an issue that has roiled local governing and school boards for years. Read more.   // more >
Family groups on Boy Scouts’ vote: Expect a mass exodus
(OneNewsNow) OnMyHonor.net, which opposed the change, has announced that selected adults will hold a private meeting in Lexington, Kentucky, next month to form a new boys organization that will adhere to Judeo-Christian moral values. Read more. OnMyHonor.net, which opposed the change, has announced…   // more >
Mom in Labor Amid Okla. Tornado Names Son Immanuel, Credits God for Survival
(Christian Post) A pregnant woman and the nurses with her held hands and prayed in preparation for the worst as a powerful tornado bore down on Moore Medical Center in Oklahoma on Monday. Seconds later, the young woman, already experiencing contractions, opened her eyes and saw the highway — the tornado…   // more >
Toronto’s Catholic trustees reject ban on homosexual activist clubs
(LifeSiteNews) Toronto’s Catholic trustees rejected a motion to ban homosexual activist clubs in North America`s largest Catholic school system on Thursday after a marathon meeting featuring over two hours of speeches, mostly supporting the ban. Read more.   // more >
Gallup: 72% of Americans Think the Country’s Moral Values Are ‘Getting Worse’
(CNSNews) A large majority of Americans hold a bleak outlook on the state of morality in the United States, as 72% said the nation’s moral values are “getting worse,” and only 20% said that moral values are “getting better,” according to a recent Gallup survey. Read more.   // more >
The IRS scandal ... when an apology isn’t enough
(OneNewsNow) The Internal Revenue Service apologized Friday for targeting tea party groups and other conservative organizations for additional reviews during last year`s presidential election season to see if they were violating their tax-exempt status. It specifically targeted groups that included…   // more >
Calif. moves to comply with 2011 gay history law
(Mercury News) California education officials took the first step this week toward complying with a law that requires public schools to include prominent gay people and gay rights` milestones in the curriculum, adopting a set of classroom material guidelines that prohibit "pejorative descriptions" based…   // more >
Kermit Gosnell convicted on 3 of 4 counts of murdering babies, killing 41-year-old woman
(LifeSiteNews) A Philadelphia jury has found late-term abortionist Kermit Gosnell guilty of murdering three of four babies in his capital murder trial. He is also guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the 2009 abortion death of Karnamaya Mongar, a 41-year-old legal immigrant who died when his untrained…   // more >
The IRS scandal ... when an apology isn’t enough
(OneNewsNow) The Internal Revenue Service apologized Friday for targeting tea party groups and other conservative organizations for additional reviews during last year`s presidential election season to see if they were violating their tax-exempt status. It specifically targeted groups that included…   // more >
Greg Laurie to Gay Activists: `I Won`t Back Down`
(Christian Post) A California megachurch pastor involved in the National Day of Prayer who has recently come under fire for his views on homosexuality has declared that he will not be intimidated. Read more.   // more >
Pentagon Hires Anti-Conservative Activist Who Branded Fundamentalists as `Christian Monsters`
(Christian Post) The Pentagon has hired a Jewish activist who has been outspoken in his opposition to conservative Christianity to serve as a consultant and develop new policies on religious tolerance. Mikey Weinstein, founder of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, has spoken out against a number…   // more >
California Bill Would Allow Students to Use Bathrooms `Consistent with His or Her Gender Identity`
(CNSNews) A proposed law introduced in the California State legislature would allow public school children to use bathrooms designated for members of the opposite sex, if that students` "gender identity" differed from the students biological sex. Read more.   // more >
National Day of Prayer - May 2, 2013
(NDP) The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation. It exists to communicate with every individual the need for personal repentance and prayer, to create appropriate materials, and to mobilize the Christian…   // more >
Resurrect Easter in Your Public School
(Gateways for Better Education) Did you know that state departments of education WANT students to learn about Jesus? As Easter approaches, the holiday is a natural time to instruct students in the story that is so pivotal to understanding world history. Here are examples of current state academic standards…   // more >
Why Are "Adult Businesses" Protected More Than Churches?
(Advocates for Faith and Freedom) Local zoning laws are required by law to permit “adult businesses” without the same burdens hurled upon churches. The U.S. Supreme Court has determined that “adult businesses” are entitled to protection from discriminatory zoning laws because the businesses’ “speech”…   // more >
Google, Twitter, and Facebook Leaders Tell Christian Media to Embrace Tech Giants
(Christian Post) Top leaders from Google, Twitter, and Facebook made it clear that it`s best that traditional media embrace the three Internet tech giants, they said while speaking at the annual National Religious Broadcasters convention in Nashville on Monday. Guest speaker Claire Diaz-Ortiz, Twitter`s…   // more >
Yale hosts workshop teaching sensitivity to bestiality
(Campus Reform/Katherine Timpf) On Saturday afternoon, Yale hosted a “sensitivity training” in which students were asked to consider topics such as bestiality, incest, and accepting money for sex. Read more.   // more >
March for Marriage: March 26, 2013
March on Washington D.C. in support to one man, one woman marriage. On March 26 the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguement on DOMA and California`s Prop. 8 case. National Organization for Marriage, along with several supporters is organizing the march. For more information, visit www.marriagemarch.org   // more >
Supreme Court muzzles free speech in Canada
(LifeSiteNews) Canada’s top court has released an unanimous decision today that critics say has struck a monumental blow against freedom of speech, opinion, and religion across the country.   // more >
Congress shall make `no law`
(World Magazine) The writer ask: "How many people realize how simple the First Amendment to the Constitution is?" Get a breakdown to the simple 46 word amendment.Read more.   // more >
Pro-Life Med Tour Counters Schools` Abortion Policies
(Christian Newswire) Medical Students for Life of America (MedSFLA) is proud to announce the 2013 Spring Medical Students for Life Tour. The tour will travel to over 25 medical schools across the country with nine pro-life physicians who will provide medically accurate lectures on issues such as perinatal…   // more >
Should churches be off limits for public events?
(OneNewsNow) The Supreme Court is being asked to decide whether the government can be barred from using churches for public events. The case began in 2009, when two Wisconsin schools were sued by Americans United for Separation of Church and State for using a church, which was the best location, for…   // more >
Md. Business Owner Ends Wedding Services Over Same-Sex Marriage
(Christian Post) A well-known Maryland tour company famous for its old-fashioned trolley rides will no longer be offering wedding services come Jan. 2013 because the company`s owner opposes same-sex marriage and fears he might face discrimination claims for turning away gay couples. Read more at http://global.christianpost.com/news/christian-business-owner-quits-md-wedding-tours-over-same-sex-marriage-87265/#ZOqWATTPTBYlI1lV.99   // more >
The value of Christians’ political contributions
(Christian Post) A former Navy chaplain and pro-family activist believes it`s time for the church of Jesus Christ to get fully involved in the American political process. Last week, Democrats on the Conference committee insisted on stripping an amendment from the 2013 National Defense Authorization…   // more >
Family Reseach Council Conference: May 22-24 2012
Watchmen on the Wall Pastor`s Briefing Q. What is the purpose of the Briefing? A. “Watchmen on the Wall” is a powerful conference….Isa. 62:6: “I have posted watchmen on your walls, O Jerusalem; they will never be silent day or night. You who call on the Lord, give yourselves no rest.” Remind spiritual…   // more >
IRELAND: Children’s referendum grants the State power to seize children to serve new ideology
(LifeSiteNews) According to opponents, Ireland’s upcoming Children’s Rights Referendum is nothing more than a ploy by a power-mad State to grant itself the right to snatch children from parents and seize control over the most fundamental unit of society. Polls indicate the Irish public is about to pass…   // more >