For the past six years a Texas school district has been waging legal warfare against a group of high school cheerleaders who wrote Bible verses on football run-through banners. In October the Texas Ninth Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the Kountze Independent School District cheerleaders – declaring the “cheerleaders’ speech expressed on the run-through banners is best characterized as the pure private speech of the students.”
During of a cross-border operation by Turkish troops against ethnic Kurds in Syria, all 90,000 mosques in the country over the weekend invoked a prayer from the Quran that promises reward for jihad and commands that Muslim warriors be “ruthless against unbelievers.”
Sean Andrew Duncan is a 21-year-old convert to Islam living in Virginia, and is under investigation for ties to the Islamic State (ISIS). In the course of the investigation, agents found that Duncan was in possession of child pornography, and was seeking a second wife while still being married to his first -- a 36-year-old physician named Zakiya Sadeq whom he had met at Islamic gatherings.
A 19-year-old former student at St. Catherine University allegedly set several fires across campus Wednesday in retaliation for U.S. military intervention in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to charges filed Friday.
Rep. Steve King introduced House Resolution 490, also known as the “Heartbeat Protection Act” or the Heartbeat Bill on the House floor early last year. The bill requires abortionists to check for the baby’s heartbeat before proceeding with abortion and restores legal protection to unborn children once it is detected.
Georgetown University recently approved the creation of a new “gender and sexuality” living community. It is an odd thing: a Catholic university should, as a matter of course, already be a “gender and sexuality” living community, one that’s in line with the clear and unambiguous centuries-old Catholic teachings on sexual morality and ontology.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations filed the lawsuit Wednesday in federal court in Dallas on behalf of five Muslim American citizens. In a statement, the group says the five face consequences because they're on the watch list, "including the inability to fly on airplanes, intrusive screenings at airports, and the denial of applications for credit cards and bank loans."
Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece is speaking out against Facebook's decision to ban paid ads for a fundraising effort connected to her upcoming documentary that highlights the "real untold story" of abortion in the United States and the history of eugenics associated with Planned Parenthood.
A socially conservative family group is warning parents that leading children's publishing company Scholastic is "not safe for your child" and is calling on supporters to pressure the corporation to stop producing materials that promote homosexuality and transgender identity.
Rising oceans. Flooded shorelines. Horrific storms. Cold winters. Hot summers. An Arctic without ice or snow. Water flooding into the 9/11 memorial in New York. You’ve heard all the dire warnings about what global warming is doing.
Biological women who legally define themselves as men will not be routinely scanned for breast and cervical cancer, even if they retain these organs and remain at risk, the National Health Service (NHS) has said.
A Christian speaker and blogger behind a viral Facebook video, detailing how she left behind homosexuality, is expecting a baby with her husband. The ministry behind the video has, meanwhile, been responding to death threats as well as media accusations that the churchgoer has been "brainwashed."