Entries by David Fowler

A Pro-Life Decision 17 Years in the Making

On Tuesday, the U.S Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit upheld the vote of the people in 2014 in favor of Amendment 1 to the Tennessee Constitution. The amendment essentially reversed a decision by the Tennessee Supreme Court in 2000, holding that abortion was a “right” under our Tennessee Constitution. The 6th Circuit’s opinion […]

A Political ‘Dual’ to the Death

In two types of situations over the last three months, I have had conversations with four different evangelicals, each with a strong Judeo-Christian moral compass. If their thoughts are close to being representative of how a majority of evangelicals think about politics and elections, then evangelicals will be largely to blame for the death of […]

Franklin Graham’s Decision America Tennessee Tour

An estimated 6,200 people were present for the kick-off of Franklin Graham’s Decision America Tennessee Tour in Chattanooga on Monday. Graham is calling on Christians to pray that God will heal our country. Responding to a small group of protesters from the LGBT community, Graham said, “We don’t exclude anyone” and pointed to Jesus Christ […]

Supreme Court Remands VA Bathroom Case

On Monday, the Supreme Court  vacated and remanded the 4th Circuit Court’s decision in Gloucester County School Board v. G.G. The Court had held that states must defer to the view expressed in Obama’s Department of Education (DOE) guidance letter last year that the word “sex” in Title IX includes “gender identity”. The justices sent […]

Religious Liberty As We’ve Experienced It Is Dead

Last week the Washington State Supreme Court ruled that a florist, Barronelle Stutzman, could be forced by her state to provide floral arrangements for a same-sex “wedding” ceremony in violation of her religious beliefs. What’s surprising to me is that her loss is surprising to so many Christians. At issue in Ms. Stutzman’s case was […]