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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 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

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Which Tennessean Will Succeed Corker for U.S. Senate?

“I feel very at peace and know it was exactly the right thing to do,” said U.S. Sen. Bob Corker about his announcement Tuesday not to seek reelection. Now that Corker has announced he won’t run, who will fill the … Continue reading

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Senate Republicans Fail to Secure Votes to Repeal Obamacare and Defund Planned Parenthood

After much anticipation from pro-life Americans, the disappointing news came this week that Senate Republicans weren’t able to defund Planned Parenthood in the Obamacare legislation because they didn’t have enough Republicans who would support it with that provision. FACT was … Continue reading

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Sociologist Challenges Findings of Adult-Minor Sex Research

University of Texas at Austin sociology professor Mark Regnerus is challenging psychologist Bruce Rind’s recently published finding that there was no long-term regret, shame, or other negative reactions resulting from sexual relationships between adults and minors. Regnerus contends that Rind’s … Continue reading

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Roy Moore Wins Republican Nom for U.S. Senate Seat

On Tuesday, former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore won the GOP primary election against interim incumbent Sen. Luther Strange to fill the Alabama U.S. Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Moore will face Democratic nominee Doug … Continue reading

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California School Board OKs ‘Transgender’ Books for Kindergartners

After an impassioned debate Monday night, the charter school board that governs California’s Rocklin Academy concluded that it would affirm the district’s literature selection policy and allow “transgender” books like I Am Jazz to be read to kindergartners during story … Continue reading

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Yale Takes Terms ‘Man’ and ‘Men’ Out of Key Campus Grade Levels

Yale College officials have ruled out the use of the words “freshman” and “upperclassmen” in favor of the more gender-neutral terms “first-year” and “upper-level students.” The new terms appear on the school’s website, as well as in the Undergraduate Regulations … Continue reading

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After-School Satan Club Flops

An After-School Satan Club, which was started by the Satanic Temple in response to a Christian after-school program called Good News Clubs, isn’t fairing well. The atheist group behind the Satan Clubs approached nine school districts in 2016 that already … Continue reading