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Marvel Looks to Cast Openly Homosexual as a Lead Superhero

Rumors suggest that Marvel Studios is hoping to cast an openly homosexual actor to play a lead “LGBT superhero” in the upcoming movie The Eternals slated for 2020. Knowing that many children and teens enjoy superhero films, it is distressing how media moguls are trying to force the LGBT agenda on young, impressionable minds.

At the March 7 Los Angeles premiere of Captain Marvel, Marvel production chief Victoria Alonso told Variety, “Our entire success is based on people that are incredibly different. Why wouldn’t we? Why would we only want to be recognized by only one type of person? Our audience is global, is diverse, is inclusive.”

Parents and concerned citizens, now is the time to tell Marvel what you think by signing a LifeSiteNews petition.

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Mt. Juliet Mayor Proposes Rezoning of Abortion Clinic

The Mt. Juliet City Commission held a special meeting on Sunday to begin the process of amending the city’s zoning ordinance so that surgical abortion clinics would be allowed only in the city’s industrial-zoned areas.

The action is being taken in response to Atlanta-based Carafem opening an abortion facility in an area currently zoned for commercial use. According to Carafem COO Melissa Grant, the facility was opened in response to the influx of women in the Nashville area visiting their Atlanta branch for abortion procedures.

Carafem currently only offers the abortion pill for medical abortions for babies up to 10 weeks old, which would not be impacted by the proposed change. However, Carafem officials have indicated an intention to expand the Mt. Juliet facility to also provide surgical abortions.

The city zoning ordinance will go to the planning commission, which is scheduled to meet March 21. The ordinance could then go back to the city commission for a second reading on March 25.

There is also a question as to whether Carafem has filed the proper paperwork to do business in the city. If the city finds that the Carafem clinic is operating without the necessary paperwork, the clinic could be slapped with a stop work order at its current location.

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Fairbanks Mayor Says No to Homosexuality Being a Civil Right

Fairbanks, Alaska, Mayor Jim Matherly vetoed a Fairbanks City Council ordinance that would have put homosexuality and gender dysphoria on an equal plane with race and sex (male and female) under the city’s civil rights law. The mayor wants the matter decided by voters on an October ballot measure.

The city council can override the mayor’s veto with five affirmative votes within 14 days of the veto.

Hayden Nevil of the LGBT advocacy organization Gender Pioneers said, “It’s disheartening that Mr. Matherly has chosen to legitimize fear instead of legitimizing people.”

However, Mayor Matherly’s veto letter clearly states his goal isn’t to discriminate: “By vetoing I am not saying it is okay to discriminate or treat others poorly. I believe in treating others with compassion and fairness. What I am saying is that, while the Council and myself do our best to work out important issues for the community, this ordinance is bigger than a Mayor and six Council members, and the decision needs to be in the hands of the voters of Fairbanks.”

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Good News for Colorado Baker Jack Phillips

The Colorado Civil Rights Commission announced that it will dismiss its most recent charges against cake baker Jack Phillips in the wake of newly discovered evidence of the state’s continued hostility toward Phillips and his beliefs.

Just weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court sided with Phillips’ religious conviction to refuse to create a same-sex “wedding” cake, the commission went after Phillips again, accusing him this time of discrimination for declining to create a gender transition cake.

Said Phillips’ lawyer, ADF’s Kristen Waggoner, “This is the second time the state has launched a failed effort to prosecute him. While it finally appears to be getting the message that its anti-religious hostility has no place in our country, the state’s decision to target Jack has cost him more than six-and-a-half years of his life.”

Despite the setbacks, Phillips is focusing on the bright side. “I’m very grateful and looking forward to serving my customers as I always have: with love and respect,” he said.

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Colorado High School Student Forfeits Wrestling Matches Over Girl

What would you do as a young man if you had to compete against a girl in a state wrestling match? For Brendan Johnston, a senior at the Classical Academy in Colorado Springs, the simple answer was to forfeit the state tournament and end his wrestling career.

After forfeiting to Jaslyn Gallegos in the first round, he then forfeited to Angel Rios in the third-round consolation match. Gallegos and Rios made history as the first females to place at the tournament.

Citing personal and religious reasons, Johnston said, “It’s so physical . . .physically close. I don’t think that’s really appropriate with a young lady. It’s also very aggressive and I’m not really, I guess, comfortable with that.”

Johnston told the Denver Post, “Wrestling is something we do. It’s not who we are. There are more important things to me than my wrestling, and I’m willing to have those priorities.”

While Johnston might have lost the tournament, he won in terms of standing up for his beliefs. In the end, that’s what matters most.

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