A small-town Indiana pizzeria has been forced to close its doors and its owners’ lives have been threatened after they told a TV reporter they would refuse to cater a same-sex wedding.
Carafem, an organization that recently opened a new abortion clinic in Montgomery County, Maryland, that some have described as “spa-like,” is attempting to use slick ads and an unabashed approach to de-stigmatize abortion and portray the procedure as normal. Carafem provides a two-step abortion pill procedure (the first containing mifepristone and the second misoprostol) to women who are less than 10 weeks pregnant. It does not perform vacuum aspiration or surgical abortions.
A majority of the presbyteries of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) was reached on March 17, approving an amendment to the church’s constitution changing its definition of marriage from being between “a man and a woman” to “two people, traditionally a man and a woman.”
This year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Boston went on as "unusual" Sunday, with avowedly homosexual groups coming in, the state’s Knights of Columbus dropping out, city and state political figures celebrating the event’s new “inclusiveness,” and the leader of a conservative Catholic organization calling on parade organizers to remove Saint Patrick’s name from the event.