Topic: beliefs

Hillary Clinton: ‘Religious beliefs’ against abortion ‘have to be changed’Not gonna happen. Critique transgenderism? Not allowed in OntarioIf you want free speech, you have to exercise free sp ... discuss

Sharing the faith with a German Benedictine in Rabinal del Camino. It seems self-evident that a pilgrimage is an act of faith and religious devotion. The Camino de Santiago de Compostela, in particula ... discuss

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$135,000.00 At least according to the State of Oregon. For that is the amount of the fine that has been levied against Aaron and Melissa Klein by an administrative law judge in that state in his Propo ... discuss

Monika Jezierski, a Grade 12 homeschooled student in Kingsville, Ont., won second prize in the Fr. Ted Colleton Scholarship, co-sponsored by Niagara Region Right to Life and The Interim.  Hans Christ ... discuss

Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt, PhD, Praying In Jesus Name: Fox Newsexposes more about the abuse sufffered by Navy Chaplain Wes Modder. "A Navy chaplain who faces the end of a stellar 19-year c ... discuss

by Bill Donohue, Catholics League: It was not surprising that Hillary Clinton, who strongly opposes a ban on partial-birth abortion, would tell her feminist audience (at the Women in the World Summit ... discuss

Hillary Clinton made it clear that, if she is elected president of the United States, she will push unlimited abortion on demand. In her first speech as a presidential candidate, Clinton said too many ... discuss

I am in the enjoyable position of receiving copies of most of the latest and greatest Christian books, and every few weeks I like to provide a round-up of what is new and particularly notable. ... discuss

The saint of the day for April 24 is St. Fidelis of Sigmarengen, model of faith and evangelization. Known as Mark Rey and the "Poor Man's Lawyer," Fidelis was born in 1577 at Sigmaringen, Prussia. His ... discuss

Jennifer PopikBy Jennifer Popik, JD, Robert Powell Center for Medical EthicsIn a record push, Compassion and Choices or C&C (formerly the Hemlock Society) has introduced bills in nearly half of U.S. s ... discuss

The 48th Session of the Commission on Population and Development (CPD), ended last Friday and was viewed as one of the last opportunities to send a strong message of support for the inclusion of sex ... discuss

by Phyllis Schlafly: Nineteen of the about two dozen people who may seek the Republican presidential nomination trooped to Nashua, N.H., last weekend hoping to impress that state’s primary voters an ... discuss

Newsweek magazine decided to greet the start of 2015 with a massive cover story on the Bible. For decades now, major news magazines have tended to feature cover articles timed for Christmas and Easter ... discuss

Barely five days after The New York Times ran a major news article on the firing of Atlanta’s fire chief for his views on homosexuality, a major Times opinion writer declared that religious libe ... discuss

The world around us is changing at a velocity unprecedented in human history. But we must realize that while the world seems to be changing almost regularly before our eyes, the task of the ministry r ... discuss

The vast high-velocity moral revolution that is reshaping modern cultures at warp speed is leaving almost no aspect of the culture untouched and untransformed. The advocates of same-sex marriage and t ... discuss

Health Care Right of Conscience Act - PASSEDThis bill has passed out of the Illinois Senate  with a vote of 34 to 19 and is now headed for the the Illinois House of Representatives.SB1564Spo ... discuss

And the Lord said, Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat: But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy ... discuss

By Joshua Tijerina, Vice President of Digital Marketing @JoshuaADF Religious freedom is neither a conservative nor a Christian cause. It is a cause that all Americans can and must support. Religious ... discuss

Any idea enjoyed by Catholics or non-Catholics around the world that Sinn Féin is committed to the Catholic religion or to the common good must be completely dispelled today. At a press event, report ... discuss

By Austin Nimocks, Senior Legal Counsel @animocks After the uproar over religious freedom laws in Indiana and Arkansas, some states may be wondering whether Religious Freedom Restoration Acts (RFRA) ... discuss

Health Care Right of Conscience Act - ACTION ALERT - UPDATESB1564Sponsor: Senator BissThis bill passed out of the Judiciary Committee with a third amendment and is on the ... discuss

On April 25, 2015, thousands of Americans will gather in Washington, DC for the March for Marriage. Some may ask, “Why now?” Though weakened by previous assaults, the institution of marriage is no ... discuss

After spending a month hijacking a bill to help sex trafficking victims to push its abortion-funding agenda, Senate Democrats finally caved and they will drop their filibuster against the bill. Their ... discuss

by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: Republicans! To the barricades, mes enfants!As The National Journal noted late last year, in an article entitled It’s Hard Out There For A Bay Area Conservative ... discuss

Christians love to quote the Scripture in defense of their beliefs, and rightly they should, for the Holy Scripture in the basis for the Christian faith.  Why would anyone expect them not to use ... discuss

Former Senator and Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum recently spoke at an event for the Women’s Help Center in Jacksonville, Florida and reiterated his pro-life beliefs. He said, “America will ne ... discuss

By Austin Nimocks, Senior Legal Counsel @animocks North Carolina’s Constitution seemingly provides strong protection for religion and faith. And, we have a Federal RFRA. Why is the Religious Freedo ... discuss

Public Aid for Abortions - ACTION ALERTHB4013Sponsor: Sara FeigenholtzThis bill amends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971 and the Illinois Public Aid Code and removes ... discuss

I have observed two kinds of tyranny in the media and public forum when it comes to moral, religious, or political conflict.  The first kind is a tyranny of bigotry which takes firm held beliefs abou ... discuss

If there was ever a time to take a stand for marriage—this is it. The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the issue of same-sex marriage on April 28. The Court’s decision will likely determ ... discuss

Alliance Defending Freedom/April 16, 2015-- Pro-life pregnancy centers provide compassionate medical care, material assistance, and emotional support to women experiencing unplanned pregnancies. But ... discuss

On Tuesday, officials at John Hopkins University (JHU) reversed their decision to ban a pro-life display that had appeared for decades at the school’s Spring Fair. FoxNews reports that the displ ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - April 16, 2015: The House reconvened today at 9 AM. They will be addressing more bills relative to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today. Yesterday House Republican ... discuss

Deafness and Child Development; a very interesting text by Kathy Meadows, Survey of Residential and Day Schools for Deaf Students in the United States That Identify Themselves as Bilingual-Bicultural ... discuss

In other words, a culture that doesn't care about religion won't defend freedom of religion.Another salient point:Our fellow citizens have absorbed and are committed to a particular view about the mea ... discuss

The top Republican int he Senate is challenging Democrats to stop filibustering a bill to help victims of sex trafficking over their desire to force Americans to pay for abortions. Senate Democrats ha ... discuss

Catholic colleges and law schools can proudly claim 66 alumni in the U.S. House of Representatives—which amounts to 15 percent of the House, about double the Catholic share of four-year colleges in ... discuss

by CitizenLink Team: A group of influential leaders sent a letter to Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson thanking him for standing up for religious freedom.After weeks of misleading news stories about Religi ... discuss

I’m inquisitive by nature and have to know the hows and whys and wherefores, and the background history and more besides. Which brings me to one of those questions I have that really doesn’ ... discuss

It would be ironic if it wasn’t tragic: A black man speaks out to protect the most crucial civil right Americans have – the right to life – and is sued by what is regarded as the nation’s larg ... discuss

In a recent opinion piece on Louisiana’s Marriage and Conscience Act (HB 707), state representative and speaker pro tempore Walter J. Leger III tries to dictate morals to his constituents, but o ... discuss

The people of Idaho, Wyoming, and North Dakota have spoken. And they have made it clear this legislative season that they do not need a sexual orientation, gender identity (SOGI) nondiscrimination or ... discuss

Disclaimer: The following is a guest commentary from a Paleoconservative website “Breaking All the rules.” The comments and opinions expressed in this piece are not necessarily those of t ... discuss

By Elissa Graves, Litigation Counsel @elissastarkey Pro-life pregnancy centers provide compassionate medical care, material assistance, and emotional support to women experiencing unplanned pregnanci ... discuss

WASHINGTON, DC – Ahead of Tax Day, Rep. Charles Boustany (R-LA) uses the Weekly Republican Address to highlight Republicans' efforts to fix our tax code for middle-class families and protect hardwor ... discuss

by Hans von Spakovsky: At almost the same time last week that the outgoing U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, Ronald Machen, gave Lois Lerner a get-out-of-jail free card over her contempt of ... discuss

by Joyce Cook, Letter to Editor: The pitchforks were out last week after an unsuspecting young woman whose family owned a pizza restaurant in Walkerton, Ind., was ambushed by a reporter who was on a m ... discuss

A brand new, first-of-its-kind Muslim college at Berkeley, California, received its accreditation March 15, 2015 from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.   Zaytuna College has ... discuss

While gay activists are attacking Christian bakeries and wedding planners and filing lawsuits to put them out of business because of their religious beliefs, a Catholic priest has come up with a simpl ... discuss

By James Gottry, Esq., Marketing Director Legal Services Two big stories emerged last week.  The first is that the Indiana Legislature announced a “fix” to the state’s Religious Freedom Restor ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review Recently, the news has been tough for Christians here at home and abroad. Some of what’s been taking place is simply horrific: Islamist ... discuss

The pro-abortion American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is suing the Obama administration for documents it says will show that the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is restricting ac ... discuss

Star Parkerby Star Parker: Columnist George Will points out that Apple’s openly gay CEO, Tim Cook, “thinks Indiana is a terrible place. (But) He opened marketing and retail operations in Saudi Ara ... discuss

Lt. Cmdr. Wes Modderby Kelsey Harkness: While the nation debates whether Christian business owners should be forced by the government to cater same-sex marriages, the military is embroiled in its own ... discuss

Ah spring book season, when the new growth of authors and publishers sprout at the mailbox, unexpectedly delighting book reviewers.I love it.I won't get a chance to read these as fast as you deserve t ... discuss

In Australia, a 28-year-old pregnant woman and her unborn baby died after she was diagnosed with leukemia but refused a blood transfusion that could have saved both their lives. According to the Daily ... discuss

A woman in Indianapolis was jailed last week for feticide. This is the story of a pro-choice redditor who looked into the details of the conviction and discovered that many media stories about this ca ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Saynsumthn’s Blog shows the unintentional hilarity of some pro-choicers who thought they’d mock pro-life beliefs by writing  ... discuss

A new poll released by WPA Opinion Research on behalf of the Family Research Councill shows that the vast majority of Americans support religious liberty in the workplace. According to the latest rese ... discuss

By Marissa Poulson, Sr. Web Writer One of the themes of the classic film The Godfather is: It’s business, not personal. But in the world of small business owners, business can be very personal. ... discuss

Monday in the Octave of Easter(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSMary Magdalene and the other Mary went away quickly from the tomb, fearful yet overjoyed, and ran to announce the news to ... discuss

by Kelli … [T]he ACLU wants to force religious organizations to pay for abortions for illegal immigrants who have been raped and become pregnant. rights group also wants religious groups which ... discuss

In a world in which someone who makes a politically incorrect utterance can be ruined, Peter Singer should be anathema, given his truly awful beliefs. Instead, he is looked to as a respected ethicist ... discuss

Jewels Green is a post-abortive mother of three who worked in an abortion clinic before becoming pro-life. She will share her powerful story this year at the 2015 National Right to Life Convention to ... discuss

Bigotry, the Bible and the Lessons of Indiana - NYTimes.com div> ... discuss

by Ron Paul: This week the Justice Department announced it would not charge former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official Lois Lerner with contempt of Congress. Some members of Congress requested t ... discuss

By: Molly Pitcher According to the discussion around the “Religious Freedom Restoration Act”, the bill is intended to reaffirm religious freedom guaranteed by the 1st Amendment to the US Constitut ... discuss

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Leading black pro-life activist are upset by the pro-abortion push to place Planned Parenthood founder Marget Sanger on the $20 bill. In Margaret Sanger’s book, “Pivot of Civilization” she descr ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenJustin Trudeau’s ghost-written memoir—Common Ground—is many things. It’s as excruciatingly slow as Hillary Clinton’s Living History, and contains passages as painfu ... discuss

We are at an interesting point in history. I guess there’s never really a boring point in history, but there are definitely times when things advance or unravel in a hurry. And today we are ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: Easter is the most important day of the year for Christians. On this day, Christians celebrate that Jesus Christ rose from the dead three days after his suffering and death by crucif ... discuss

It is that time of year when, once again, Churches of all denominations ramp up their hospitality.  One need not look far to find flier invitations for Easter egg hunts, local ads for sunrise service ... discuss

This is sickening, but, not really a shock. SACRAMENTO, Calif. –  A federal judge on Thursday ordered California’s corrections department to provide a transgender inmate with sex change surge ... discuss

There is little understanding of Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law. The First Amendment says, “Congress shall make no law . . . prohibiting the free exercise [of religion].” Does this ... discuss

An abortion advocacy group is running television commercials attacking Republican members of the U.S. Senate who put helping sex trafficking victims ahead of abortion funding. As LifeNews reported, De ... discuss

A woman in Indianapolis was jailed this week for feticide. This is the story of a pro-choice redditor who looked into the details of the conviction and discovered that many media stories about this ca ... discuss

On the eve of Good Friday, big business leaders jingled some silver in front of Indiana's elected leaders to entice them away from defending religious freedom and sadly they took the silver. After hud ... discuss

Gay couple enters bakery, ask the baker to make a cake for their gay wedding, baker tells them that he is a Christian, and in good conscious cannot make a cake for their gay wedding. Gay couple leaves ... discuss

When Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed a religious freedom bill into law much of the firestorm of controversy surrounding it related to other issues. But pro-life advocates support it because it woul ... discuss

By Emily Conley, Social Content Editor @Emily_ADF Earlier this week, we responded to three arguments from those who oppose state-level religious freedom laws. Today, we’ll answer more of your quest ... discuss

Faith is a central pillar of most religions. But what does it really mean? There are those who argue that faith is not a function of evidence or proof. For want of a better description, we could call ... discuss

Dear Dr. Tyson:I want to communicate to you my horror and displeasure at your response to a Daily Beast interview, which has been widely reported statement in which you compared the Catholic belief in ... discuss

Pope Francis washing feet  I've been stewing on this post for awhile, and I think it's particularly timely as we enter the celebration of the Easter Triduum. Let's look for a minute at the tradit ... discuss

When I first began university, I was not surprised to see that the in-class dialogue about the issue of abortion was disproportionately pro-abortion. I expected that. What I was surprised about was th ... discuss

You want to know why NO ONE TRUSTS OBAMA, ERIC HOLDER AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT THEN READ THIS ARTICLE ABOUT LOIS LERNER GOES FROM PRISON TO BE FREE AND NOT CHARGED WITH ANYTHING!……̷ ... discuss

Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt, PhD, Praying In Jesus Name: The U.S. Navy has denied a request from Chaplain Wes Modder for a "religious accommodation" that is required under federal law, violat ... discuss

By Joshua Tijerina, Vice President of Digital Communications @JoshuaADF Lots of responses on social media about RFRA. Some involve telling me that I’m a bigot whom they hate, and that my religion h ... discuss

Two major legal actions last week illustrate with startling clarity not only what’s at stake in the current struggle for religious freedom in America, but how much courage is required to put forwar ... discuss

If government can compel a Christian or Orthodox Jewish businessman to participate in a ceremony that attaches sinful homosexuality to "marriage," then the State can compel ANY American citizen or ins ... discuss

Liberals and abortion advocates nationwide are targeting Indiana for protests after pro-life Governor Mike Pence signed into law a bill helping the state protect the religious rights of pro-life peopl ... discuss

Last year I took a DNA test to find out my ancestry. I figured Irish would come out on top, but then I thought that Scottish would somehow come out second as my mother was from Scotland (though I susp ... discuss

Joshua Tijerina, Vice President of Digital Communications @JoshuaADF The first time something happens it is certainly OK to speculate about the outcome and the consequences. This is pretty normal, an ... discuss

By Patrick J. BuchananIn what has been called the “Catholic moment” in America, in the late 1940s and 1950s, Catholics were admonished from pulpits to “live the faith” and “set an example ... discuss

Alliance Defending Freedom asked the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit Monday to hear the case of Pennsylvania’s Geneva College, which is challenging a three-judge panel’s ruling that ... discuss

Vancouver Island MP James Lunney quits his Conservative caucus after 15 years in favour of his Christian faith. His statement:Leaders of the faith community were in Ottawa on March 25th to express the ... discuss

How did one of our three branches of governing come down against what was so engrained within our American fabric? This wasn’t a judicial ruling of any worth, let alone of any constitutional value. ... discuss

This research article was published by the Heritage Foundation on March 24, 2015.Ryan AndersonBy Ryan T Anderson PhDAbstractAllowing physician-assisted suicide would be a grave mistake for four reason ... discuss

Is it right for a physician to either refuse to perform or to refer a patient who requests a procedure that contravenes his or her conscience? According to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of On ... discuss

In what has been called the "Catholic moment" in America, in the late 1940s and 1950s, Catholics were admonished from pulpits to "live the faith" and "set an example" for others. Public lives were ... discuss

As secular controls increase and open hostility toward Christianity advances, our freedom to faithfully teach and practice our beliefs will continue to fall prey to greater obstructions and outright i ... discuss

By Adam Cassandra As we draw closer to the big U.S. Supreme Court decision this year on the legality of same-sex “marriage,” we can expect to see our Facebook timelines, Twitter feeds, email boxes ... discuss

Blessed Paul VI celebrating Mass in the vernacularCredit:  rorate-caeli.blogspot.comI recently did a post [HERE] in which I discussed Father Z's reaction to the "whoopdeedoo", as he referred to i ... discuss

Chris Christie is a potential 2016 presidential candidate on the Republican side and, like the others who are mentioned as possibly seeking the GOP nomination, he is pro-life. Now, Christie has endors ... discuss

There's all sort of hoopla over the new religious freedom law in Indiana. The usual suspects are out claiming it discriminates against homosexuals, and are calling for boycotts and protests.Apparently ... discuss

John Hawkins (Via Wiki)by John Hawkins: Given all the bad press Islam has gotten over the last few years, it might seem surprising at first glance that Islam is still such a vibrant, fast-growing reli ... discuss

Before anyone gets on my case about not having the statues covered, I would like to say that this is a picture of the roses I got for my book cave on St. Therese's feast day last year. ;)This year, Le ... discuss

by Dr. Ryan T Anderson & Sarah Torre, Heritage Foundation: In a victory for religious freedom, earlier today Gov. Mike Pence, R-Ind., signed into law the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act. ... discuss

 Why Disability Rights Groups Oppose Assisted Suicide The disability rights community is one of the most vocal opponents of assisted suici ... discuss

It is difficult to read today’s first reading and not think of the things going on in the world today. It seems Christians, especially Catholics, are persecuted more and more.  We are put to t ... discuss

Question: "Making the sign of the cross became a practice in the 4th century. The apostles, Christ and nobody in the ancient Church practiced it, so why should we?"This question is based on a false pr ... discuss

Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed a religious freedom bill into law today protecting the pro-life values of Hoosiers who don’t want to be forced to participate in abortions. Pence signed into l ... discuss

Click here to subscribe to the Social Conservative Review Wes Modder holds several noteworthy titles – Reverend, Doctor, husband, father. And two more: Chaplain and Lt. Commander, U.S. Navy. Ch ... discuss

Austin Farrer. (Image source: bbc.co.uk)Recently, my friend Devin Rose, who works for Fr. Joseph Barron’s WordOnFire.org and runs St. Joseph’s Vanguard, posted this lengthy comment on his Facebook ... discuss

We’ve often heard it said that those of us against abortion impose our beliefs on others. Our opposition to abortion is not based on a mere belief so much that life begins at conception, as it i ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. Some years ago, there were two companies that produced canned salmon. For one, the salmon was pink; for the other, it was white. Popular perception was that the pink was more na ... discuss

Continuing our series of reflections from the March for Life in D.C. in January, today’s post comes from Ron, a student leader at Loyola University Chicago. Ron, right, at the March for Life D.C ... discuss

Recently I've been re-reading the books that I read as a teenager and a young adult. Yes, I'm still technically a young adult at 29 but I'm talking about my early to mid 20s. If you're following me on ... discuss

TweetBy Adrienne VandenbergTwo weeks ago, I returned from sunny and not-so-warm Florida. It was there that I spent several days volunteering with the Canadian Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform, sharing th ... discuss

Another one for the Opposite Files:OK to fire someone for their moral beliefs.Not OK to fire someone for their moral beliefs.Well, I guess that makes sense, since Mozilla is all about morality and the ... discuss

“Having turned away from the knowledge given by God, the Christian influence on the whole of culture has been lost. In Europe, including England, it took many years ― in the United States only a f ... discuss

“My words shall utter the uprightness of my heart: and that which my lips know they shall speak sincerely.”  ERV (Read these scriptures and more at http://prayerpivot.com.)  Psalm 45: ... discuss

This is our third post in a series of March for Life Reflections from students across Illinois. Today’s story comes from Lily, a first year student at DePaul University. Here’s her story: ... discuss

In the wake of Canada's Supreme Court decision to strike down the nation's laws prohibiting physician assisted suicide, I write to Canada's Prime Minister asking that conscience legislation be put in ... discuss

The world around us is changing at a velocity unprecedented in human history. But we must realize that while the world seems to be changing almost regularly before our eyes, the task of the ministry r ... discuss

By Susan Yoshihara, Ph.D./February 19, 2015 (C-Fam) The Obama administration is getting ready to issue new rules requiring charities to provide abortions to child refugees entering the US without the ... discuss

This week a colleague left work as part of a "force reduction" at my company. In her parting email she wrote "Feels like destiny, but more of a happenstance, my atheist self won't let me get away with ... discuss

*The following is a duplication of a discussion I had after receiving a question through personal email/message. I thought it might be worth sharing and mildly edited it for posting. The dia ... discuss

I recently began working with the Johnson County Hospice. When first asked to apply, I considered some of the ethical and religious underpinnings of hospice care. I didn’t want to get into somethin ... discuss

by Rdr. Daniel Manzuk – We are bombarded with the message that we are to be tolerant of the beliefs and practices of others. “Tolerant,” however, has come to mean “accept and condone witho ... discuss

Brethren, we recently celebrate the centenary of the birth of Fr. Thomas Merton, OCSO, mystic, writer,and activist. In honor of his centenary I wish to republish this post I wrote back in 2005. Thank ... discuss

As a counterpunch to left-wing science fiction writer China Miéville’s list of Sci-Fi/Fantasy novels for socialists, Samuel Goldman of the American Conservative penned “10 Sci Fi and Fantasy Work ... discuss

The Supreme Court Ruling striking down Canada's laws against assisted suicide is an extreme example of judicial overreach. Major social change like this should always come from elected repre ... discuss

Dr. George Demacopoulos of Fordham University recently posted an article entitled "Orthodox Fundamentalists," on the Greek Archdiocese's website. There are a number of problems with it that I think ne ... discuss

from Jill Stanek.comby Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and KelliAt New Feminism, Marjorie Murphy Campbell shares her wonderful sign photos from the West Coast Walk for Life in San Franc ... discuss

America:  The National Catholic Review, January 19-26, 2015 Issue, by Serrin M. Foster Recovering the pro-life roots of the women’s movementON THE MOVE. A suffrage parade, New York City, M ... discuss

Barely five days after The New York Times ran a major news article on the firing of Atlanta’s fire chief for his views on homosexuality, a major Times opinion writer declared that religious libe ... discuss

 “Another attack in the name of religion,” I heard someone say after the vicious and vile Wednesday assault on the offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo. And there is a huge problem with “re ... discuss

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There is more to this story than a ghoul suicide facilitator losing his medical license. Lawrence G. Egbert is part of the suicide “counseling” organization, Final Exit Network. The group assists ... discuss

Each year seems to flash by quicker than the one preceding it, but still is packed full of events: horrible, hopeful, or just plain weird. 2014 was no exception, containing all of the above.The year t ... discuss

Last full day in Jersey. Of course, what he misses is that those millions would be captive Democrats. PC from the CP. Succinct. In that same vein. A suit that shouldn’t win. A question asked. O ... discuss

Newsweek magazine decided to greet the start of 2015 with a massive cover story on the Bible. For decades now, major newsmagazines have tended to feature cover articles timed for Christmas and Easter, ... discuss

Strange, isn't it? Each man's life touches so many other lives. When he isn't around he leaves an awful hole, doesn't he?"My thirteen year old son Anthony asked to watch "It's a Wonderful Life" the ot ... discuss

December 7, 2014 (73 years after the Day that will live in Infamy).   We are all incredulous spectators to the dismal theatrics playing year after year in Washington D.C. sowing more and more mis ... discuss

Science is the process of determining the behavior of matter (the universe) using observation, testing (controlled observation), and reason; with reason defined as the ability to observe, comprehend a ... discuss

20 December AD 1552 Financial and marital circumstances led Katharina von Bora's (b.1499) parents to place her in a convent when she was but a child of five. In 1515, she became a nun. Later, she and ... discuss

Over the past couple of weeks, I have been thinking a lot about the ideas surrounding “vocational ministry”. As I pointed out, I am not in a bad place at all, just one of public wondering. ... discuss

The first time I caught a glimpse of Verizon's "Inspire Her Mind" ad I thought to myself, good grief.   If this ad is to believed fathers are participants in a conspiracy to drive their dau ... discuss

The first time I caught a glimpse of Verizon's "Inspire Her Mind" ad I thought to myself, good grief.   If this ad is to believed fathers are participants in a conspiracy to drive their dau ... discuss

The following commentary written by a leader of the Ohio Liberty Movement and the Portage County Tea Party was emailed to me over the weekend. Tom Zawistowski is a fervent patriot who wants ... discuss

Fifty years ago doctors were prohibited by the Hippocratic Oath–and most laws–from assisted suicide and abortion.Now, we see the opening stanzas of forcing doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other ... discuss

 Making Sure Jahi Stays “Dead”? By Wesley J. Smith Jahi McMathI accept properly diagnosed brain death as dead. Hence, when three doctors found that Jahi McMath was tragically gone ... discuss

The American Catholic Almanac: Daily Reader of Patriots, Saints, Rogues, and Ordinary People Who Changed the United StatesImage Books, NYEmily Stimpson and Brian BurchBack when political correctness w ... discuss

Identity politics took a central place in the political discourse of our nation during the last presidential election.  It seemed to me that this did more to reinforce racial division in the coun ... discuss

Governor Jerry Brown has a controversial  bill on his desk awaiting his response. SB48, according to Equality California (a group which favors this legislation) will:... amend the Education Code ... discuss

The Pro Life movement is a cause that has a lot of support from young women on college (and even high school) campuses everywhere. Speaking their minds and supporting a Christian cause like this does ... discuss

My message to our state representative regarding today's vote on HF1054:On behalf of the four voters in our home, including me, I ask that you vote against this bill for a variety of reasons.First, an ... discuss

Will Our Passion Turn Back To Apathy After The Election? One of the most positive things I have seen from this election is passion. There seems to be something about this election, more than any ... discuss

"I think it's sickening that you can actually do something like this," Tyronica Tunstall, Jimella's cousin, told the Post-Dispatch. "I hope Jimella wasn't living when the baby was cut out." While Tun ... discuss

December 13, 2011 (LiveAction.org) - There are a lot of negative stereotypes about the pro-life movement. I could easily write a list of 20 or more. These five, though, are the ones I personally encou ... discuss

When pro-life candidates who support the Personhood of the unborn child are pressed by the media or their own constituents to defend their beliefs, there's a temptation to go deer-in-the-headlights an ... discuss

by Ed Hanks Time was, you couldn't get elected as a Republican in Colorado if you didn't have the "three exceptions." Candidates would be coached to say, "I'm opposed to abortion except in cases of ra ... discuss

People sometimes ask me, "How can you be a Creationist?" like it's a childhood belief people are born with, but they're supposed to grow out of it. Like believing in the tooth fairy, or Santa Claus.I ... discuss

Gary Gilley has provided a valuable service to all with his review of the bestselling novel "The Shack" by William P. Young. Analyzing the book's theological message, he demonstrates that while the t ... discuss

I just came upon an excellent and articulate essay titled, RELIGIOUS RIGHT R.I.P. by Cal Thomas that was posted November 5, 2008, just as President Barack Obama had been elected. Mr. Thomas argues th ... discuss

Isn't the whole point of religion to teach us morals and to love and care for each other no matter what age, gender, sexual preference, religion or race we are?The question was one among many comments ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Mars Hill Church began as a small gathering in Mark Driscoll’s home in 1996 and soon became one of the fastest-growing churches in the country. But the church that was praised just last year as one ... discuss

The public argument between Rep. Patrick Kennedy and Bishop Tobin in RI begs the question,… Why do so many Catholic politicians favor “abortion rights” when the Catholic church itself is clearly ... discuss

Pope John XXIII once observed that the world “must mature to the place that we will no longer tolerate war.” Surely many — if not yet all of us — would raise a loud “Here ... discuss

A panel of 15 religious, business, political and agricultural leaders urged President George W. Bush to push for comprehensive immigration legislation in a March 23 White House meeting.Denver Archbish ... discuss

The first time I caught a glimpse of Verizon's "Inspire Her Mind" ad I thought to myself, good grief.   If this ad is to believed fathers are participants in a conspiracy to drive their dau ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life notes the worldwide concern over premature birth, as it remains “the leading cause of all under ... discuss

  As expected, the lack of an indictment in the matter of the death of Michael Brown has sparked riots, violence, looting, and according to some reports at least one death. The purported reason, ... discuss

I have an opinion about whether the killing of Michael Brown was an act of self-defense or police brutality, but I consider it to be an ill-informed opinion. Most of my understandin ... discuss

What is happening at Marquette?As the end of the year approaches and it's time to get out the checkbook for that annual donation, we have good reason to pause.Political Science Professor John McA ... discuss

3-The Fire of Life (1910-1919)He (Teddy Roosevelt) could never live happily on the periphery of anything.  He had to be in the arena.  He left power too soon.--The RooseveltsTeddy Roosevelt: ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

WASHINGTON, D.C. (11-21-14) – Defending the First Amendment conscience rights of Americans, Americans United for Life filed two amicus curiae (friend-of-the-court) briefs today in the Fifth and ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Past articles have mentioned or referenced Sen. Mike Lee's Plan to reform Congress. The days of the 113th Congress are almost completed and the 114th Congress (January 3, 2015 to January 3, 2017) will ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Here are today’s Kindle deals: Christian Beliefs by Wayne Grudem ($2.99); Theology in the Context of World Christianity by Timothy Tennet ($4.99); The Unquenchable Flame by Michael Reeve ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Andre, I apologize for not clearing this with you first, because I don't want it to look like I'm calling you out. I'm not. I just think that you make some valid points in your comments, and I'd say t ... discuss

Readers of this blog will note that, of late, I have been focusing a lot in my thinking, writing and research on questions of the relationship between religion and morality. One particular frustration ... discuss




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