Foundations pouring millions into campaign to eradicate religious exemptions on gay ‘marriage’

Aug 1, 2015 by

By Steve Weatherbe, LifeSite: Revelations that a half dozen well-heeled liberal foundations are pouring millions of dollars into a concerted campaign to force religious organizations to accept same sex “marriage” have defenders of religious rights warning of a new “wave” of litigation. “Attacking religious exemptions is the next big wave,” Bill Donohue, head of the Catholic League, told LifeSiteNews. “Gay rights are only the pretext. These groups won’t be satisfied till every trace of religion...

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State forbids pastors calling homosexuality ‘sinful’

Jul 30, 2015 by

By Bob Unruh, World Net Daily: The state of Kentucky has begun imposing a religious test on volunteer pastor counselors in its youth division, insisting that they refrain from calling homosexuality “sinful” and dismissing those who cannot bend their religious faith to accommodate the state requirements. The policy was uncovered by Liberty Counsel, which has sent a letter to Bob Hayter, commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Juvenile Justice, demanding that the state religious test be...

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Toleration Is Postmodern-Speak For Bigotry

Jul 29, 2015 by

By Richard Samuelson, The Federalist: Religious liberty is not an indulgence a superior gives to his inferiors, toleration for practices and beliefs he regards as repugnant, as one tolerates one’s in-laws. Is “toleration” becoming a new word for “bigotry”? During oral argument in the recent gay-marriage litigation, Justice Alito asked the solicitor general if the precedent of the Bob Jones University case would apply to institutions that reject the new definition of marriage. In that case, the...

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Islamist “Justice”: Slow Painful Death for Christian Mother in Pakistan

Jul 27, 2015 by

by Raymond Ibrahim: Pakistan’s authorities appear to have found a solution to at least one of their problems in the international arena: Aasiya Noreen, or “Asia Bibi,” a 50-year-old Christian woman and mother of five who has been on death row for six years for allegedly insulting Muhammad. Instead of executing Asia Bibi and further advertising to the international community that theirs is a savage and backwards nation — and instead of releasing her and provoking millions of angry Muslims to...

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Lone Star Supremes Stand up for the People

Jul 25, 2015 by

By Tony Perkins, FRC: Good news from the Texas Supreme Court today. As you may recall, Houston Mayor, Annise Parker, and the Houston City Council passed a controversial pro-LGBT ordinance in late May 2014. Among other things, the law, the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance — dubbed “HERO” — allowed transgendered persons to sue businesses that prohibited their use of their preferred bathroom. There was overwhelming opposition to the law in Houston and that triggered an...

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Asia Bibi could walk free after execution stayed

Jul 22, 2015 by

by Carey Lodge, Christian Today: Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi has had her execution temporarily suspended by the Supreme Court of Pakistan, and could now be fully acquitted of her blasphemy charges. Officer for the British Pakistani Christian Association (BPCA), Naveed Aziz, said in an update from the courtroom in Islamabad: “The Supreme Court of Pakistan has stayed execution of Asia Bibi on blasphemy charges. The full bench of Supreme Court ordered in today’s hearing issued...

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