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Get a quick snapshot of some of the stories about life, family, marriage, and religious liberty covered from a conservative perspective.

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Privacy Wins in North Carolina

A recent North Carolina primary race and a new national business report show it’s not political or economic suicide to support privacy rights by requiring men and women to use locker rooms and bathrooms based on their biological sex, not subjective states of mind. Doing so will not result in the dire economic consequences claimed […]

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Nursing Student Can Quote Bible in Graduation Speech

Nursing student Karissa Erickson’s graduation speech almost got censored by a Colorado Mesa University faculty member because of fears that her mention of God and a Bible verse might offend someone. Fortunately, Erickson took steps to protect her First Amendment freedom by contacting Alliance Defending Freedom, and ADF schooled CMU about this important constitutional protection. […]

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Planned Parenthood Sues Iowa Over Heartbeat Bill

It didn’t take Planned Parenthood and the ACLU long to challenge Iowa’s most recent ban on abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which is typically at about six weeks. The bill was just signed into law earlier this month and is slated to go into effect July 1. And now this lawsuit. “We’re not […]

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Maryland Bans Homosexual ‘Reparative Therapy’

Maryland has now joined ten other states and the District of Columbia in banning therapy that would help minors overcome their same-sex attraction. On Tuesday, Republican Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan signed the Youth Mental Health Protection Act banning this type of therapy. Several medical associations, including the American Psychiatric Association and the American Medical Association, […]

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Michigan Court Considers Whether Frozen Embryos Are Persons

A district court judge in Michigan is being prompted by a state Supreme Court justice to decide when life begins to help solve a custody dispute over frozen embryos. If the answer is at conception, then the embryos produced by in vitro fertilization might also be considered persons for which a guardian ad litem would […]

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California Judge Overturns Assisted Suicide

Assisted suicide was signed into law in California in 2015 by Gov. Jerry Brown, but now a judge has overturned the law. Superior Court Judge Daniel A. Ottolia ruled that the California Legislature acted unconstitutionally by passing the law during a special session intended for Medicare funding. California’s attorney general has five days to file […]

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Kansas and Oklahoma Protect Faith-Based Adoption Providers

The Oklahoma and Kansas legislatures recently passed legislation to protect faith-based adoption agencies that choose to only place children in homes with a mother and father. Oklahoma will be the eighth state to protect the right of these adoption agencies if it is signed by the governor as expected. While it is not clear if […]

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Episcopal Church in America Opts for Gender-Neutral Wording in Marriage Ceremonies

The Episcopal Church in America (TEC), which approves of same-sex marriage, is now dropping the words “husband,” “wife” and “procreation” from its marriage ceremonies to be even more LGBT friendly. “The union of husband and wife”will be replaced with “the union of two people” and “for the procreation of children” will be changed to “for […]

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Oregon School Districts Cancel School Reading Competition Over ‘Transgender’ Book

Both the Hermiston School District and the Cascade School District of Oregon have pulled their third-fifth-grade students from participating in this years’ Oregon Battle of the Books reading competition because both districts deem the pro-“transgender” book George age-inappropriate. Though the Oregon Battle of the Books administrative chair explains that the competition doesn’t force students to […]

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Conservatives Put Pressure on Social Media Platforms Over Bias

Brent Bozell of Media Research Center, Tony Perkins of Family Research Council, Jerry A. Johnson of the NRB’s Internet Freedom Watch, Tim Wildmon of American Family Association, and more than 60 other key conservative leaders signed a joint statement May 1st asking social media companies like Facebook, Twitter, Google, and YouTube to adopt four principles […]

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Summit Ministries Forced to Cancel L.A. Conference After Bill Bans Biblical View of Sexuality

Colorado-based Summit Ministries recently announced the cancellation of its summer biblical worldview conference at Biola University outside of Los Angeles due to the passage of AB 2943 by the California House of Assembly and its anticipated passage by the state’s Senate. As we have previously reported, the bill would subject those offering goods or services […]

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IAAF Corrects Unfair Sports Participation Rule, Acknowledges Biological Differences

Track and field’s world governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), recently ruled that only athletes with testosterone levels that are capable of being produced solely by ovaries could compete in women’s sports. This ruling keeps “transgenders” and intersex people who produce more testosterone than women from having an unfair advantage in athletics. […]