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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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UK Freezes Sperm and Eggs of Future ‘Transgender’ Teens

U.K.’s National Health Services (NHS) is freezing the sperm of males as young as 12 and preserving the eggs of girls as young as 16 who plan to transition to the other sex through surgery and drugs so that these … Continue reading

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Australian Senator Says No to Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ on Postal Survey

Despite pressures from her colleagues, Australian Labor Sen. Helen Polley of Tasmania has decided to vote against legalizing same-sex “marriage” in Australia’s nationwide postal survey. “This is a very personal, very much a conscience vote, and my Christian belief and … Continue reading

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Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ and the Tax Code

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that the IRS did not discriminate against Joseph Morrisey, a homosexual man, by denying his claimed deductions for expenses related to fathering a child through in vitro fertilization. The denied expenses included … Continue reading

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Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Heads to U.S. Senate

On Tuesday the U.S. House voted 237-189 on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, H.R. 36. The bill criminalizes abortions after 20-weeks when babies feel pain, except in cases of rape, incest, and the life of the mother. Now the … Continue reading

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ACLU Sues Federal Government to Sell Abortion Drugs Over the Counter

Hawaiian abortion activist Dr. Graham Chelius is suing the FDA and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services with the ACLU’s help to loosen current rules designed to protect women through restrictions in connection with the distribution of the … Continue reading

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Texas Cheerleaders Can Promote the Bible on Banners

High school cheerleaders in Kountze, Texas, are now allowed to paint Bible verses on pre-game run-through football banners, something they had been banned from doing since 2012 when Freedom From Religion Foundation filed a complaint. The Texas state Court of … Continue reading

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FACT Joins Friend-of-the-Court Brief Concerning Title IX and Schools

FACT was pleased to join 18 other family policy councils on an amicus (friend-of-the-court) brief in the Kenosha v. Whitaker “transgender” student bathroom case. The family policy councils are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the 7th Circuit’s terrible … Continue reading

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Michigan Faith-Based Adoption Placement Agencies Attacked by ACLU

The ACLU has filed a lawsuit in federal court against the state of Michigan challenging the state’s law that allows faith-based foster care and adoption placement agencies to operate according to their biblical convictions and not place children with same-sex … Continue reading

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Ohio Considers Ban on Down Syndrome Abortions

Stirred by CBS News’ report that Iceland was eradicting Down Syndrome through abortion, Ohio Republican lawmakers are considering a bill that would prevent abortions in women who test positive for Down syndrome. “A lot of people with Down syndrome go … Continue reading

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Tell the AMA to Do No Harm

While the American Medical Association (AMA) officially opposes physician-assisted suicide, the organization is being pressured to take a neutral stance, notes Michelle Cretella, the head of the American College of Pediatricians. A change to a neutral stance might sound innocent … Continue reading

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Sex Change Regret Study Denied for UK Grad Student

James Caspian, a practicing psychotherapist pursuing his master’s degree in counseling and psychotherapy at Bath Spa University in the U.K., had hoped to study those who regretted having sex reassignment surgery. But his proposal was summarily rejected by the University … Continue reading

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Challenge to TN Abortion Waiting Period Law Proceeds in Court

All nine abortion clinics in Tennessee, in addition to the ACLU, are moving forward with a challenge to the 2015 law requiring women seeking abortions to get in-person counseling from a doctor and then wait at least 48 hours before … Continue reading