A tale of targeting

Oct 22, 2014 by

By Robert O Lopez, First Things: Iam a professor of English and Classics at Cal State-Northridge, where I began teaching in 2008 after earning my doctorate in English and MA in Classics from SUNY. I specialize in American literature and published a scholarly study of American writers and conservatism in 2011. On August 6, 2012, I published an essay in Public Discourse, entitled “Growing Up with Two Moms.” It described my life growing up with a lesbian mother and her partner. Discussion of...

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City threatens to arrest ministers for refusing to marry gays

Oct 22, 2014 by

From AFA: The city of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, is threatening two ordained Christian ministers with arrest if they refuse to perform wedding ceremonies for same-sex couples. The Hitching Post Wedding Chapel is across the street from the Kootenai County Clerk’s office, which issues marriage licenses. Last week, Donald Knapp and his wife Evelyn, both ordained ministers who run the chapel, respectfully declined to perform a same-sex “marriage” ceremony. According to the Coeur d’Alene city attorney,...

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Certainly fathomless …

Oct 22, 2014 by

By Andrea Minichiello Williams, Christian Concern: ‘Fathomless Riches’, the autobiography of openly homosexual vicar and broadcaster, Richard Coles, was published this week and enjoyed widespread media coverage including an extensive interview by Patrick Strudwick in the Independent. Andrea Williams gives her reaction. Who is Patrick Strudwick? I find it interesting that Richard Coles should choose so-called independent journalist Patrick Strudwick to profile his book. Vicky...

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Govt tells Christian ministers: Perform same-sex weddings or face jail, fines

Oct 21, 2014 by

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed a federal lawsuit and a motion for a temporary restraining order Friday to stop officials in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, from forcing two ordained Christian ministers to perform wedding ceremonies for same-sex couples. City officials told Donald Knapp that he and his wife Evelyn, both ordained ministers who run Hitching Post Wedding Chapel, are required to perform such ceremonies or face months in jail and/or thousands of dollars in fines. The city claims...

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This Lesbian’s Daughter Has Had Enough

Oct 20, 2014 by

By Rivka Edelman, American Thinker: My name is Rivka Edelman, and I am the product of same-sex parenting. Recently I published an essay on Public Discourse about the ruthless misogyny that pervades LBGT culture.  I pointed out it that it can and will victimize women and children with impunity and then, in America’s narcissistic fugue, get hailed as brave and heroic. Since my essay was published, there have been hundreds, maybe thousands, of posts calling me a liar or trying to shame,...

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How can social conservatives vote for David Cameron?

Oct 20, 2014 by

By Laura Perrins, Conservative Woman: [...]  Cameron is a card-carrying member of the liberal elite, no more interested in socially conservative values than Clegg or Miliband. In fact, he told us this himself. Let’s take gay marriage. Cameron stated himself that he supported this ‘as a Conservative’ despite the fact it goes against all conservative values and logic (not that it featured in the Conservative manifesto, mind). It would be one thing if gay marriage was used as a bargaining chip...

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