Few people take moral stands today that could land them in prison, but Kim Davis is an exception. The Rowan, Kentucky, county clerk is still refusing to issue marriage licenses to anyone — homosexual or straight — even though the Supreme Court’s has refused to back up her position.
The 2015-2016 school year is now in session and with it comes stories of indoctrination at the hands of college professors. Campus Reform reports that multiple professors at Washington State University have threatened students that their grades would be negatively impacted if they failed to utilize gender-ambiguous language and failed to “defer” to non-white students.
Rhode Island health bureaucrats are facing an uprising among parents, lawmakers, and even some doctors after issuing a deeply controversial vaccine mandate last month. Unless it is reversed, the decree purports to require that all seventh-grade students, generally about 11 years old, be vaccinated against a sexually transmitted disease (STD) prior to starting school in September. Despite making headlines nationwide amid growing protests and public outrage about what critics say is an attack on parental rights, state officials reportedly have no plans to back down on the HPV shot. Neither do activists, though, and state lawmakers are already vowing to take action.
The latest figures made available by the Texas Department of State Health Services indicate that 63,849 abortions were performed in the Lone Star State during 2013. These figures represent a decrease of 4,449 since the 2012 report, which showed that 68,298 abortions were performed in Texas that year.
In the wake of the Rachel Dolezal affair, another "black" activist — this time with the Black Lives Matter movement — is being accused of lying about his race.
Before Hurricane Katrina damaged or destroyed more than 100 of New Orleans’ 128 public schools in August 2005, Cohen College Prep was one of the worst-performing schools in the city, with very few students graduating and fewer still being accepted into college. In the aftermath CCP was turned into a charter school, and now almost 100 percent of its students not only graduate but are accepted into college.
The Denver, Colorado, city council is delaying approval of a Chick-fil-A franchise at Denver International Airport because Chick-fil-A's owner opposes same-sex "marriage."
Tens of thousands of pro-life supporters engaged in prayerful protests at Planned Parenthood abortion clinics across the country on Saturday. During the nationwide prayer events, which took place from 9 to 11 a.m. local time, an estimated 50,000 to 75,000 people gathered in front of more than 350 Planned Parenthood facilities located in 47 states.
In a move critics called “Orwellian,” a Boston hospital fired a well-respected urologist — merely for citing health concerns relating to homosexuality. And now those critics have taken up the cudgels for the doctor, protesting outside the hospital, which they say cares more about politics than health.
August 19, 2015 marked the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the German U-boat U-27 by the British Q-ship HMS Baralong — an infamous and barbaric act in which the British completely disregarded the Cruiser Rules of warfare.
The Colorado Court of Appeals ruled that Colorado baker Jack Phillips illegally discriminated in refusing to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding.