Same Sex Debate

NJ Bill Enforces LGBT Agenda in Public Schools

Same-Sex / Gender Identity7/21/2017 11:39:03 AM
Contact: Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Media@LC.org; Press Kit   TRENTON, N.J., July 21, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- A bill that directs the New Jersey Commissioner of Education to review and modify public school guidelines to accommodate and promote the rights of "transgender" students, in accordance with current State or federal laws and regulations, has passed the Senate and the Assembly and goes to the Governor for consideration. Liberty Counsel sent a letter to Governor C Source: Liberty Counsel

Anti-Christian Bigotry Surges in U.K.

Same-Sex / Gender Identity7/19/2017 11:53:01 AM
Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YORK, July 19, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new survey on anti-Christian bigotry in the United Kingdom: Premier Christian Communications has released the results of a survey of 12,000 Christians in the U.K. assessing prejudice and discrimination against them. The findings are disturbing. 93% say Christianity is bein Source: Catholic League

Catholic-Evangelical Alliance is Strong

Same-Sex / Gender Identity7/14/2017 8:12:00 AM
Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YORK, July 14, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Catholic-Evangelical alliance: Traditional Catholics and evangelical Christians have much in common, the latest example of which happened yesterday. Following an event on July 11th where U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions addressed the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), ABC News, Source: Catholic League

Media Smear Alliance Defending Freedom

Same-Sex / Gender Identity7/14/2017 6:09:01 AM
Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YORK, July 14, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how some in the mainstream media are smearing Alliance Defending Freedom: Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) does some of the best legal work in the United States defending religious liberty. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke at one of its meetings on July 11, and some in the media t Source: Catholic League

Betrayal: Trump Administration Threatens Schools on Transgender Issues

Same-Sex / Gender Identity7/12/2017 6:07:01 AM
Contact: Brad Dacus, Pacific Justice Institute, 916-616-4126WASHINGTON, July 12, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Trump Administration's Office for Civil Rights issued a memo on transgender students that threatens the religious rights and freedom of speech in schools across the country. The memo, written by Candice Jackson, Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, states that investigations will be made into noncompliance issues where an individual refuses to address a transgender stud Source: Pacific Justice Institute

Defense Department Delays Obama's 'Transgender' Policy

Same-Sex / Gender Identity7/6/2017 8:56:00 AM
Contact: Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Media@LC.org; Press Kit   WASHINGTON, July 6, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Defense Secretary James Mattis announced just hours before a July 1 deadline that he will defer implementation of the so-called transgender policy until January 1, 2018. The Obama-era policy would have allowed incoming service members identifying as "transgender" to enlist if they have been "stable" in their gender identity for 18 months. Such Source: Liberty Counsel

Church of England Urged to Reject Call to Ban Pastoral Care of Christians with Unwanted Same-Sex Attraction

Same-Sex / Gender Identity7/3/2017 6:53:05 AM
Contact: Andrea Williams, Chief Executive, Christian Concern, 07712 591 164   LONDON, July 3, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Members of the Church of England's General Synod have been urged to reject a call by a leading gay activist, to ban pastoral counselling for Christians with unwanted same sex attraction.   The Synod, the CofE's 'Parliament' is due to meet in York this coming weekend (7-11 JULY,) and will on Saturday debate a Private Member's Motion by Oxford-based lesbian Source: Christian Concern

Foundation for Moral Law Applauds Texas Supreme Court Decision in Gay Marriage Case

Same-Sex / Gender Identity6/30/2017 12:17:02 PM
Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245   MONTGOMERY, Ala., June 30, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Foundation for Moral Law applauded the Texas Supreme Court's decision today in Pidgeon v. Turner, which declined to extend benefits afforded to heterosexual married couples to same-sex pairings contrary to Texas law. The legal issue in Pidgeon was whether the United States Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges should be applied narrowlylimited to Source: Foundation for Moral Law

NC Magistrates Win Religious Liberty

Same-Sex / Gender Identity6/30/2017 4:56:02 AM
Contact: Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Media@LC.org; Press Kit   ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 30, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals handed North Carolina magistrates a huge victory by ruling that the plaintiffs who opposed their religious liberty opt out of same-sex "marriage" lacked standing to challenge the law.Liberty Counsel represented, among others, Magistrate Brenda Bumgarner, who has an excellent record during her 10 years of service as a Source: Liberty Counsel

Documented Incidents of Hostility to Religion in America Show 76 Percent Increase Within Past 3 Years According to New Report

Same-Sex / Gender Identity6/29/2017 7:21:00 AM
Contact: J.P. Duffy or Alice Chao, 866-FRC-NEWS or 866-372-6397 WASHINGTON, June 29, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Today, Family Research Council released Hostility to Religion: The Growing Threat to Religious Liberty in America, a report documenting dozens of new incidents of government hostility to religion in America in just the past three years. The updated report, with 69 cases added since 2014, finds a 76 percent increase in religious freedom violations since the first edition. Th Source: Family Research Council

Bishop Paprocki Unfairly Maligned

Same-Sex / Gender Identity6/29/2017 5:14:01 AM
Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org   NEW YORK, June 29, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Catholic League president Bill Donohue comes to the defense of Springfield, Illinois Bishop Thomas Paprocki: It's a sign of the collapse of civility in the culture that insult and invective have taken the place of reasoned discourse. Bishop Thomas Paprocki releases a decree on "manifest sinners" in the Catholic Church who are gi Source: Catholic League

3 Days of Prayer & Fasting: 1 - 3 July 2017 -- International Prayer Request for Australia's Government Leaders

Same-Sex / Gender Identity6/29/2017 4:32:00 AM
Contact: Ps Tim Edwards, +61-439-386-671; Rev Matt Ransom, +61-409-613-812; Jenny Hagger, +61-434-533-106; David Rowsome, +61-438-967-116; Warwick Marsh, +61 418 225 212 UNANDERRA, Australia, June 29, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- On Thursday 29 June, Australian Prayer Leaders, during a national teleconference, confirmed a proposal to call the Christian churches in Australia to pray and fast from 1-3 July 2017 for the nation of Australia, its leaders and government. It is also a call to pray t Source: Australian Heart Ministries

Foundation for Moral Law Applauds Supreme Court Decision to Hear Case About Right of Christian Baker Not to Violate His Conscience

Same-Sex / Gender Identity6/26/2017 11:07:01 AM
Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245   MONTGOMERY, Ala., June 26, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Foundation for Moral Law, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to the defense of religious liberty, applauded the Supreme Court's decision to grant certiorari to Masterpiece Cakeshop in its case against the Colorado Civil Rights Commission.    Foundation President Kayla Moore stated, "We are excited that the Court has agreed to hear this case, because t Source: Foundation for Moral Law

DOE Gets Failing Grade for So-called Transgender Student Memo

Same-Sex / Gender Identity6/21/2017 5:16:00 AM
Contact: Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Media@LC.org; Press Kit   WASHINGTON, June 21, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued a memo to public schools and teachers explaining that refusal to refer to so-called transgender students by their preferred pronoun or name could be grounds for an investigation.The OCR recently issued an internal memo "to explain the effects of developments on the enforcement of T Source: Liberty Counsel

Gay Community and Human Rights Campaign Vow to Disrupt Restored Hope Conference in San Diego

Same-Sex / Gender Identity6/16/2017 9:08:04 AM
As many as 1,000 protesters expected to converge on conference for protests Contact: Don Otis, 719-275-7775 SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 16, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Hope. Freedom. Redemption. Restored Hope Network has been on the frontlines of helping people overcome homosexuality. They now comprise 59 affiliated ministries dedicated to helping people find freedom from same sex attraction. Photo: Anne Paulk being interviewed by NBC7 News reporter Liberty Zabala The Restored Hope Netw Source: Veritas Communications