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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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Religious Liberty Takes the Cake

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court sent a ruling against Oregon cake bakers Aaron and Melissa Klein back down to the state court system, asking that its rulings be reconsidered in light of the Supreme Court’s ruling last year in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case. In that case, the Court ruled that the Colorado Civil Rights […]

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Maine Legalizes Assisted Suicide for the Terminally Ill

Terminally ill patients living in Maine who want to end their lives through life-ending medication administered by a doctor can now do so thanks to Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signing the Maine Death with Dignity Act. The act passed the state House by one vote and a slim margin in the state Senate. The new […]

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American Medical Association’s Official Position on Assisted Suicide Is Good News

The American Medical Association (AMA), upon recommendation by its Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs, voted by a nearly two-thirds margin to maintain its opposition to physician-assisted suicide. The current AMA-affirmed language states, “Physician-assisted suicide is fundamentally incompatible with the physician’s role as healer, would be difficult or impossible to control, and would pose serious […]

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Georgia Passes Pro-LGBT Bill Allowing Non-Biological Same-Sex ‘Parent’ Custody Rights

Georgia’s House Bill 543, the last bill to win legislative approval during the Peach State’s legislative session, might have flown under the radar largely unnoticed by the majority of Georgians but not the LGBT community. Ryan Lee of Georgia Voice, a pro-LGBT news outlet, said, “When Gov. Kemp signed the bill into law May 6, […]

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Science Teacher Comes Out as ‘Transgender’ Via Video to Elementary Students

Science teacher Mark “Vince” Busenbark of Frank Allis Elementary School in Madison, Wis., was given permission by school administrators to show his “transgender coming out” video to all the K-5th grade students in the school on May 16. The video was shown without prior parental consent and without the option to exempt chidren from watching […]

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Illinois Abortion Law Even Worse Than New York’s

If you thought New York’s abortion laws that legalized infanticide were bad, you need to take a look at the Illinois Reproductive Health Act, SB 25. This bill establishes abortion as a “fundamental right” and gives unlimited access to abortion through all nine months of gestation and up to birth for any reason. Moreover, the […]

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Washington State Supreme Court Nips Christian Florist’s Rights in the Bud

Washington State Supreme Court yesterday refused to reconsider its ruling against floral artist Barronelle Stutzman, a Christian who runs a popular flower shop in Richland, Wash., that has been in her family for decades. Six years ago, Washington State’s attorney general took it upon himself to bring charges against Barronelle after she prayerfully declined to […]

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Film Execs Call for Boycott Over Georgia’s ‘Heartbeat Bill’

Executives at CBS, Disney, NBCUniversal, Netflix, Sony, and Warner Media have been threatening to boycott Georgia and pull their filmmaking efforts out of the Peach State contingent on whether Georgia’s “heartbeat bill” goes into effect. They claim that the bill would impinge the so-called “right to abortion ” because the “heartbeat bill” would prohibit abortions […]

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World Health Organization Redefines ‘Transgender’ Condition

The World Health Organization is no longer labeling “transgenderism” as a mental illness in its latest International Classification of Diseases, ICD-11, which was approved at the end of May. What used to be termed “gender identity disorder” will now be referred to as “gender incongruence” and will now be found in the sexual health chapter […]

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HHS Seeks to Roll Back Obama Interpretation of Civil Rights Laws

Around the same time that the latest International Classification of Diseases, ICD-11, was approved by the World Health Organization, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) submitted proposed regulations to roll back an Obama administration interpretation of section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act, which would have revised the understanding of discrimination on […]

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TN Attorney General Unable to Derail Pro-Life Law

This week the Judiciary Committee in the Tennessee Senate moved to the Senate floor a bill that would ban post-viability abortions except where necessary to save the life or physical health of the mother. Though multiple laws exactly like this one now exist and none have been ruled unconstitutional, Tennessee’s attorney general issued an opinion […]

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Alabama’s Pro-Life Law Challenges Roe Head-on

Late last week, Alabama’s Republican Gov. Kay Ivey signed the most pro-life bill into law thus far. The Alabama Human Life Protection Act makes all abortions illegal except when it is necessary to protect the life of the mother. An abortionist could be sentenced up to 99 years in prison for violating the law, which […]