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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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New York Governor Hopes to Lift Ban on Commercial Surrogacy

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo—fresh from signing legislation allowing abortions even if the infant is born alive—said that he would ask the Legislature to repeal the law banning paid surrogacy contracts that his father, Gov. Mario Cuomo, put in place in 1992. If passed, the Child-Parent Security Act (CPSA) would allow New Yorkers to pay […]

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U.S Supreme Court Asked to Determine Personhood in Colorado Embryo Case

Are embryos people or property? This is the question before the U.S. Supreme Court in the Colorado embryo custody case Rooks v. Rooks. Mandy Rooks, the mother of six cryopreserved babies produced by in-vitro fertilization, wants custody of her children and wants the option to produce more full-term babies in the future, but her ex-husband, […]

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Iowa Christian Leaders Club Wins Religious Liberty Case

Christian student group Business Leaders in Christ (BLinC), which required its leaders to embrace Christian religious tenets, won its case against the University of Iowa, which had stripped the group of its registered student organization status for denying a leadership position to an openly gay student who expressly rejected the group’s religious tenets. While the […]

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Indian Man Plans to Sue in Strange Birth-Without-Consent Case

Mumbai businessman Raphael Samuel, 27, plans to bring a lawsuit against his parents, who are both lawyers, claiming that he never gave them consent to be born and asking to be paid for the rest of his life for the trouble of dealing with life’s “suffering.” Though he admits consent cannot be determined with an […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Louisiana Abortion Law From Going into Effect

Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court enjoined enforcement of a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit that had upheld a Louisiana statute regulating doctors who perform abortions. The striking thing about the 5th Circuit’s decision was that it flew directly in the face of a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court […]

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Jewish Psychotherapist Sues New York City Over First Amendment Violation

A New York City psychotherapist, Dr. Dovid Schwartz, cannot apply his Orthodox Jewish faith and beliefs while counseling patients who are struggling with unwanted homosexual attraction or gender confusion because a 2018 law adopted by the city council prohibits such treatment. Those who “seek to change a person’s sexual orientation or seek to change a […]

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Radical Colorado Sex Education Bill Advances

A bill filed in the Colorado House known as the Youth Wellness Act wants to teach children in Colorado public schools about the different relationship models they and their peers may engage in. The bill would allow explicit descriptions of sexual techniques used by the LGBT peers but prohibit teaching that there are two sexes, […]

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Sasse’s Anti-Infanticide Bill Fails to be Heard

After Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam showed his apparent approval for infanticide and other states began to give serious consideration to legislation that would allow killing babies at birth, Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) followed up with the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. His bill would require immediate transportation and admission to a hospital for any child […]

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Disneyland to Hold First ‘Pride’ Event in Paris

While Disney’s American theme parks in Florida and California have hosted “Gay Day” events since as early as 2007 and Disneyland Paris has held unofficial gay-friendly events since 2014, on June 1, Disneyland Paris will host Disney’s first official “Magical Pride” event to honor Gay Pride Month. The event encourages patrons to “dress like a […]

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Some House Committees Ban Legislators From Video Streaming During Meetings

Live video streaming of proceedings by legislators using their personal smartphones is being prohibited by some of the committee and subcommittee chairs in the Tennessee General Assembly. And this prohibition could also extend to the House floor. Said House Speaker Glen Casada’s Chief of Staff Cade Cothren, “The chairmen that are choosing to do this […]

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Heartbeat Bill Gains Support of Key Legislative Leaders

Gov. Bill Lee and two of Tennessee’s top lawmakers, House Speaker Glen Casada and Lt. Gov. Randy McNally, have announced their support for a bill introduced by Rep. Micah Van Huss that would ban an abortion as early as six weeks if a fetal heartbeat is found. This is the third year that Van Huss […]

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Planned Parenthood Adds AI Chatbot as Part of Radical Sex Ed

Planned Parenthood has paired with technology company Work & Co. to help teens age 13-17 find the “right” answers to questions about sex through its artificial intelligence chatbot called Roo. Information given to inquisitive teens is based on what information the young person types in or chooses from a list of FAQs as well as […]