A second healthcare worker who had direct contact with Liberian national Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas has contracted the Ebola virus, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Dallas Nurse Who Cared for Thomas Eric Duncan Has Contracted Ebola, First Known Transmission in the US
A nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas who cared for a Liberian man with Ebola is the first known person to contract the fatal virus in the United States.
Pastor Greg Laurie shared his powerful Gospel message on God's grace and salvation through Jesus Christ with an overflow crowd of 19,000 at Dallas' American Airlines Center and Victory Park Sunday for his first Harvest America in the Lone Star State. Along with the overcapacity crowd, a total of 3,900 host venues throughout the country (1,200 of them churches), watched the livestream event.
Iraqi born pastor Jalil Dawood of the Arabic Church of Dallas, who, along with other Christian leaders will be holding a rally on Sept. 14 in support of Iraqis who are being persecuted by the Islamic State, says there are five things Americans can do today to help their brothers and sisters in Christ.
Judge Blocks Texas' Abortion Regs Before Deadline; Says Only 7 Clinics Meet Basic Health, Safety Standards Required by New Law
For the second time a federal judge has ruled against Texas' abortion regulations, citing that a majority of abortion clinics would close because owners refuse to upgrade their facilities to meet basic health and safety standards that were set to go into effect Monday.
A 5-year-old boy, who's the son of a founding member of St. George's Anglican Church in Baghdad, was slaughtered by Islamic State terrorists, better known as ISIS, who cut the boy in half during an attack on the Christian town of Qaraqosh.
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest announced Friday that while the U.S. military might be conducting additional airstrikes Friday and over the weekend, he reiterated President Obama's statement on the humanitarian crisis in Iraq that the U.S. "will not be dragged into fighting another war in Iraq."
Obama Authorizes Targeted Airstrikes in Iraq as Islamic State Continues to Kill Christians, Religious Minorities
President Barack Obama announced Thursday night at the White House that the U.S. military will engage in targeted airstrikes against Islamic State terrorist convoys in Iraq if they advance toward to the U.S. embassy in Baghdad or the consulate in Arbil.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a border security package late Friday night by a vote of 223 to 189, with one Democrat, Rep. Henry Cuellar of Texas, voting for the measure. The Senate, however, recessed Thursday without passing their own border supplemental bill to allocate funds to aid the border crisis.
Ralph Reed Says North Carolina's Atty General Is Standing Against 61 Percent of Voters Who Support Ban on Gay Marriage
Faith & Freedom Coalition Chairman Ralph Reed said Tuesday that North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper's decision to not defend the state's law banning same-sex marriage violates his fiduciary responsibilities to the state's residents.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has distributed over 1,200 Spanish language Bibles to illegal immigrant children and adults who are being detained by U.S. Border Patrol near Nogales, Arizona.
Planned Parenthood Sued for Not Reporting Child Rape; Sends Victim Back to Abuser After Performing Abortion
Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, which received $2,302,026 in government grants in 2011-2012, is facing a legal challenge from the mother of a 13-year-old girl who was taken to the facility by her abuser to have an abortion.
In the latest installment of "SexEd: Planned Parenthood's Dangerous Sex Advice for Kids," an Oregon Planned Parenthood counselor is shown telling a 15-year-old girl, who's under the legal age of consent, to watch porn, go to a sex shop, and experiment with bondage and hitting with her boyfriend. Lila Rose, president of Live Action, says the undercover videos should motivate parents to call their school board and demand they ban the organization and its sex education materials from public schools.
The Obama administration is devising a plan that will allow religious nonprofits that object to paying for contraceptives and abortifacients in their healthcare plans and also object to filling out a form that allows a third-party to cover these products and services, to opt out.
Illegal Immigrant Children Are 'Created in the Image of God,' Issue Is Not Just Political, Says Russell Moore After Touring Texas Facilites
Members of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention toured two Texas facilities Tuesday that are providing temporary shelter to illegal immigrant children from Central America. During their tour, members met with U.S. Border Patrol agents, spoke to children with the help of translators, and learned more about the work of pastors who are facilitating humanitarian efforts to meet the needs of the large number of immigrants who are flocking to the U.S.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Says He Will Go It Alone to Secure the Border, Won't Wait for Federal Government
Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry announced Monday that he has directed Texas Adjutant General John Nichols to deploy up to 1,000 troops to the border to support the Texas Department of Public Safety's ongoing law enforcement surge, called Operation Strong Safety.
Gosnell's Final 2 'House of Horrors' Abortion Clinic Employees Are Sentenced as Making of 'Gosnell Movie' Is Underway
The final two "house of horrors" abortion clinic employees who testified against Kermit Gosnell in the deaths of one patient and three babies killed at his West Philadelphia facility have been sentenced.
Planned Parenthood Tells Underage Girl to Experiment With Whips, Asphyxiation; Go to Sex Shop (Video)
Pro-life group Live Action released its second undercover video Tuesday, titled, "Sexed: Planned Parenthood's Dangerous Advice for Kids," which shows a counselor advising an underage girl to go to a sex shop as she describes how to start experimenting with bondage and the various fetishes people have.
Illegal Immigrant Deported 4 Times Sexually Assaults 9-Y-O Girl; Mom Blames Feds' Lax Border Security for Crime
A Texas family blames the federal government's inability to secure the U.S. border for the alleged assault of their 9-year-old daughter by an illegal immigrant from Mexico.
Christian Charities Take on Border Crisis' Humanitarian Needs, Serve Refugees With 'the Heart of Christ'
Despite the heated political debate about whether or not to deport the tens of thousands of immigrants who've entered the U.S. illegally through Texas, Christian charities operating in border states say they're serving those in need with a heart of Christ.
US Border Crisis: Caring for Children Is Top Priority, Says Faith Leader Who Met With Obama, Perry in Dallas
One faith-based leader who met with President Barack Obama and Governor Rick Perry in Dallas Wednesday says the private meeting with local officials and faith leaders was productive in homing in on solutions that will meet the state's most immediate needs in dealing with the border crisis.
Author and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza believes Costco's decision to pull his book, America: Imagine the World Without Her, from store shelves on July 1 was a political reaction carried out on the eve of the opening of his latest film.
When a child first comes out as either being gay or having same-sex attraction their parents' initial responses are usually the wrong ones, says Chris Doyle, a psychotherapist who specializes in SSA.
Texas Republican Gov. Rick Perry told members of the U.S. Homeland Security Committee Thursday afternoon that the illegal immigrants who've flooded the border since October must be sent back home.
The United States Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a Christian college in Illinois is not required to cover emergency contraceptives it believes lead to the early termination of a pregnancy.