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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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Trump’s Ban on ‘Transgenders’ in Military on Hold Until Trial

President Trump’s ban on “transgenders” serving in the Armed Forces has been put on hold again. Trump first talked about a ban last year through a tweet that had no legal authority. However, in August he directed the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security to conduct extensive research to uncover the effects of […]

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California Assembly Passes ‘Radical’ SOCE Law

California has taken a unique, and some say “extraordinarily radical” approach to laws prohibiting sexual orientation change efforts (SOCE). Increasingly, state Legislatures are considering bills to prohibit any type of therapy aimed at assisting individuals to overcome unwanted feelings of same-sex attraction. However, the California Assembly took it to the next level yesterday by passing […]

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American Citizen Refuses to Pay Taxes Over Planned Parenthood Funding

In light of tax week, here’s an interesting story. Michael Bowman of Columbia City, Oregon, opposes taxpayer funding of abortion so much that he has refused to pay taxes since 1999. He told CBN News recently, “First, I would love to pay taxes so as to have a normal life; however, our government is using […]

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National Day of Prayer May 3

The National Day of Prayer has been part of America’s history since 1952 when it was first signed into law by President Harry S. Truman, and it is slated again this year for May 3. The theme of the 2018 National Day of Prayer is unity, based on Ephesians 4:3, which says, “Making every effort […]

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Designer Babies From a Coffee Cup?

Can you imagine getting DNA off of a celebrity’s coffee cup and then using that to create your own designer baby? Sounds far-fetched, but this technology could be only about one generation away from reality if a scientific prediction proves to be correct. Henry Greely, a Stanford University law professor who works in bioethics, discusses […]

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TN Supreme Court Restrains Itself in Election Decision

The special election for Mayor of Nashville to replace Megan Barry will be held on May 24 instead of August 2, according to Tuesday’s ruling of the Tennessee Supreme Court overturning the decision of the Davidson County Election Commission and a subsequent Chancery Court ruling. What is positive about the ruling is that the Supreme […]

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Is Facebook Censoring Conservatives?

For those of us who use Facebook to share our political and conservative views, this week’s congressional hearing over Facebook’s possible censorship of those who lean to the Right should be of interest. Last week Facebook admitted to improperly sharing the personal information of up to 87 million users with data firm Cambridge Analytica. And […]

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Gov. Haslam Signs Bill That Defunds Planned Parenthood in Tennessee

Gov. Haslam signed into law two bills this week designed to make sure no state tax dollars or certain federal funds administered by the state go to Planned Parenthood and other clinics that perform elective abortions. The first of the two, HB 2251 by Rep. Jimmy Matlock (R-Lenoir City) and SB 2248 by Sen. Mike […]

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National School Walkout Honors the Unborn

After the school walkout to protest gun violence in the wake of the Parkland school shooting, Rocklin High School 17-year-old student Brandon Gillespie was inspired by discredited history teacher Julianne Benzel to test the school’s possible double standard on student protests. Gillespie decided to lead another school walkout, this time in protest of abortion. “Along […]

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No More Homecoming King and Queen at Penn State

Penn State University is doing away with the terms “Homecoming King” and “Homecoming Queen” because they aren’t “inclusive.” Instead, the school will crown two students of any gender persuasion with the more generic “Guide State Forward Award,” according to new rules from the Penn State Homecoming Executive Court and Royalty Committee. As for the new […]

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TN Rep Kills Own Bill Protecting Conservative Business Owners

An unusual thing happened Tuesday in the Tennessee Legislature when the sponsor of a bill failed to show up to present his bill to the committee to which it had been assigned. Rep. Jason Zachary (R-Knoxville) had sponsored House Bill 54, which would have protected all businesses from discrimination by city governments in the bidding […]

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TN Senate Committee Leaves School Systems, Student Privacy Vulnerable to Attack

The Tennessee Senate Judiciary Committee killed a bill that would have allowed the attorney general to defend a public school system if it got sued by groups like the ACLU because it had adopted and implemented a policy designating locker rooms and bathrooms for use based on biological sex (with an accommodation for those who […]