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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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Artificial Wombs Could Complicate the Legality of Abortion

With the invention of an artificial womb that successfully brought several premature sheep to viability (the ability to survive outside the womb) recently, the implications for human babies within the next five years has many abortion activists trembling. Unborn human … Continue reading

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FACT Files Brief With SCOTUS Supporting Christian Baker

FACT was proud to join with 32 other pro-family policy organizations in an amicus or “friend-of-the-court” brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the First Amendment rights of baker Jack Phillips. Phillips is challenging the lower court’s … Continue reading

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No ‘Hallelujah Chorus’ for One TN Elementary School

Aleta Ledendecker, president of the East Tennessee chapter of Freedom From Religion Foundation, recently wrote an email to the principal of Linden Elementary School in Oak Ridge, Tenn., on behalf of two disgruntled parents who were upset that one of … Continue reading

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National Science Foundation Funds Gender Identity Study for 4-Year-Olds

The National Science Foundation awarded a grant of $138,000 to the University of Washington for a two-year study of 250 children age 4-6, along with their parents, about gender identity. The study will look at what NSF considers early gender … Continue reading

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CA Board of Registered Nursing Prohibits Pro-Life Group From Teaching Abortion Pill Reversal Course

California’s Board of Registered Nursing, reversing an earlier decision, recently sent a letter to pro-life nonprofit Heartbeat International asking it to cease and desist from educating nurses about the abortion pill reversal procedure that has been shown to save a … Continue reading

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FEMA Rejects Supporting Houston Churches After Harvey

Three Houston churches that provided humanitarian aid to victims of Hurricane Harvey have sued the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) after the agency denied them relief funding because they spent more than half of their space on “religious programming.” President … Continue reading

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Sixth Circuit Upholds Right of County Commission to Pray Before Meetings

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion this week in Bormuth v. County of Jackson in which it upheld the right of the Jackson County (Michigan) Board of Commissioners to open its meetings with a prayer. The … Continue reading

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California Churches Still Forced to Pay for Abortions

It is ironic that California state law lets churches that provide healthcare insurance for their employees opt out of providing contraceptives but doesn’t allow churches to opt out of elective abortions. In fact, the California Department of Managed Health Care … Continue reading

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Roasting, a New Cyberbullying Trend Among Middle Schoolers

Parents and grandparents should know that some middle schoolers are engaging in a new cyberbullying social media game called roasting. Roasting involves young teens posting videos or photos of themselves on Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, or Reddit with hashtag #roastme and … Continue reading

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Canada Comes Up With Third Identifying Category for Passports

Don’t want to be considered male or female on your Canadian passport? No problem. Now you can simply choose “X” as an unspecified sex. At least eight other countries, including Australia and Germany, offer a third option on passports or … Continue reading

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Australia and the Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Survey

Instead of putting it up for an official vote in Parliament or holding a referendum, the government of Australia is going to the public on the issue of same-sex “marriage” through a nonbinding, non-compulsory postal mail survey. The “vote” done … Continue reading

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FACT President to Join Lineup of Speakers at October’s TN Eagle Forum Event

FACT President David Fowler will be one of the 16 speakers featured at the Tennessee Eagle Forum’s 2017 On Eagle’s Wings Biennial Conference on October 7th at Embassy Suites in Cool Springs in Franklin, Tenn. The conference runs from 8:30 … Continue reading