Over a dozen abortion clinics in Texas will be able to stay open and others will be able to reopen following the U.S. Supreme Court's October 14 ruling putting on hold key sections of a state law requiring clinics performing abortions to be certified as ambulatory surgical centers, and that abortionists have admitting privileges at a local hospital. The High Court ruling blocks the state from enforcing the ambulatory surgical requirement while a legal challenge by pro-abortion forces winds through lower courts.
In response to public condemnation over attempts to intimidate and silence Christian opponents of the city's pro-homosexual “Equal Rights” ordinance, Houston's lesbian mayor, Annise Parker, has backpedaled on demands by city attorneys that area pastors seeking a referendum on the ordinance turn over their sermons and other communications.
The city of Houston, led by openly lesbian mayor Annise Parker, haa subpoenaed the sermons and other communications of area pastors who opposed a pro-homosexual “non-discrimination” city ordinance passed this summer, and who have led a campaign for its repeal.
When you send your son overseas through an exchange program for cultural enrichment, you don’t expect him to be adopted by a homosexual couple and never return home. But that’s exactly what is happening in the case of one Russian boy.
When the organizers of New York’s St. Patrick’s Day parade agreed to allow an openly homosexual group to march in the annual Irish-American event next March, many faithful Catholics thought that Cardinal Timothy Dolan (the Archbishop of New York) should have withdrawn his agreement to be the parade’s grand marshal.