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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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Michigan Township Bans Christian School

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit that effectively prevented the Livingston Christian School (LCS) from relocating to a nearby township. The issue arose when LCS, recognizing the need to relocate for the school’s long-term viability, determined the only reasonable possibility […]

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YouTube Censors Abortion Pill Reversal Videos

YouTube has suspended Heartbeat International’s Abortion Pill Reversal account that featured all of four life-saving videos for being “harmful” and “dangerous.” The YouTube channel instructed pregnant women on how to safely reverse chemical abortions to save the lives of the unborn. A new study released in the medical journal Issues in Law and Medicine shows […]

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Iowa Lawmakers Pass Heartbeat Bill for the Unborn

Following earlier approval by the Iowa Senate, the Iowa House, in a 51-46 vote earlier this week, sent to the governor a bill that prohibits abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected except in cases involving medical emergency, rape, incest, or fetal abnormalities deemed to be “incompatible” with life. If the bill becomes law, it […]

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Planned Parenthood Sues Trump Administration Over Title X Grant Application

Planned Parenthood is suing the Trump administration for revisions to the application for Title X grants that, according to Health and Human Services officials, emphasizes sexual risk avoidance strategies, which include abstinence and natural family planning. This means less taxpayer money going toward graphic “Get Real” sex education programs. Planned Parenthood, along with the ACLU […]

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Boy Scouts Drops ‘Boy’ From Its Name

The Boy Scouts of America announced steps this week that will extend its appeal to girls. Specifically, it announced that the Eagle Scouts level for older boys is changing its name to Scouts BSA in February 2019 to better reflect the club’s mission to include older girls. Additionally, girls are now being recruited into the […]

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Tennessee Supreme Court Rejects Petition to Change Disciplinary Rule

The Tennessee Supreme Court this week rejected without comment a petition from the Tennessee Bar Association and the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility to amend the Court’s rule governing professional conduct of attorneys. The proposed amendment added sexual orientation and gender identity to the list of things about which a lawyer could not comment, whether […]

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Tennessee Legislature Adjourns

This week the Tennessee General Assembly adjourned the second year of its two-year cycle, with about 30 of the 132 legislators now voluntarily leaving office for the final time. Unlike past years when Democrats did not challenge a number of Republicans, this year all but seven Republicans will have a Democratic challenger. A number of Republicans […]

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GQ Blasts Bible as ‘Foolish,’ ‘Ill-Intentioned’

GQ recently published the article “21 Books You Don’t Have to Read” that includes the Bible at number 12. In fact, the GQ reviewer, Jesse Ball, wrote, “It is repetitive, self-contradictory, sententious, foolish, and even at times ill-intentioned.” Fox News religion contributor Father Jonathan Morris responded with, “Even if you don’t believe this is an […]

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Google Ads Refuses to Serve Conservative Lutheran Publishing House

Google Ads is refusing to do business with Concordia Publishing House (CPH), the publishing arm of the conservative Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. CPH CEO Bruce Kintz said on Facebook he believes it is “because of the faith we express on our website.” It seems CPH’s Bible challenge and Vacation Bible School programs could have triggered Google’s […]

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Sex Ed Sit Out Protests Graphic Public School Programs

On Monday, many conservative parents across the country kept their children out of school for the day in protest of the sex education programs in today’s public schools through the Sex Ed Sit Out. Started by a group of mothers, including “Activist Mommy” Elizabeth Johnson, the protest was a means to speak out against the […]

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Reactions to Girls Joining Boy Scouts

Since Boy Scouts of America (BSA) opened its club to girls last October, 3,000 elementary school-aged girls have joined. Older girls will be able to earn the Eagle Scout rank beginning in 2019. Linda Migliazzo, a member of Boy Scouts of America Heart of America Council, deems this move positive and states, “We’ve got sports […]

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Baptist Army Chaplain Faces Punishment for Religious Beliefs

Army Chaplain Scott Squires, who has faithfully served the Army for 25 years, is facing a possible “career-ending punishment” for refusing to conduct a marriage retreat that included a lesbian couple. Squires refused because it would not only go against his religious beliefs, but also the rules of his sponsor, the Southern Baptist Convention’s North […]