Evangelical Pastor on Gay Marriage: If We Are on the Right Side of Jesus, We Will Be on the Right Side of History

Sam Allberry at ERLC

Sam Allberry, associate minister of St. Mary's church in Berkshire, urged leaders who are silent on marriage, or are teaching something contrary to one man and one woman, to stand on the side of Jesus. "We do very well to remember that if we are on the right side of (the Jesus of Revelations 1), we will not be on the wrong side of history, because He is the beginning and the end, the first and the last," Allberry said.

Jeb Bush Blasts Obama's 'Incompetent' Response to Ebola in the US

Jeb Bush

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has criticized President Barack Obama's "incompetent" response to Ebola virus cases in the U.S., arguing that the government's failure to provide clarity created fear among the public. During a speech on Tuesday about the Ebola response, however, the president pointed out that all seven Americans treated for the virus have survived.

State Dept. Claims It Has No Plans to Bring Ebola Victims to US, Despite Memo; Australia's Travel Ban on Ebola-Hit Countries Slammed as 'Discriminatory'

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The West African countries hardest hit by the Ebola virus outbreak have called Australia's recently imposed travel ban "discriminatory," arguing that it will not help in the fight against the epidemic. The U.S. meanwhile continues debating its own response, with the State Department denying that it's considering plans to bring over non-citizens for Ebola treatment.

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Rick Santorum on Why We May Be 'One Generation Away' From Christian Persecution in America

Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum recently stopped by CP Voice to discuss a new documentary he helped produce titled "One Generation Away" which deals with the perceived erosion of religious freedom in America.

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Could This US Supreme Court Decision Determine Outcome of Houston's 'Bathroom Bill' Petition Suit?

A 1999 U.S. Supreme Court decision could play a role in the outcome of a lawsuit over Houston Mayor Annise Parker's denial of a petition to revoke the city's new Equal Rights Ordinance.

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Final LGBT Anti-Discrimination Rule Issued Without Soliciting Public Comment; Religious Freedom Issues Still Unclear

A religious freedom advocacy organization has expressed concern over the U.S. Labor Department's forthcoming new rule against LGBT discrimination among federal contractors, which was submitted for review without public comment and contains little guidance for faith-based federal contractors.

IRS

Conservative Group Estimates Over $80K Loss Due to IRS Targeting; Judge Throws Out Lawsuit, Citing No Ongoing Controversy

In interviews with The Christian Post, leaders of organizations whose lawsuits against the Internal Revenue Service was dismissed claimed their fundraising and advocacy efforts were harmed by the IRS harassment, and other conservative groups were effectively abolished by the IRS targeting.

Robert P. George

Robert P. George: Gay Marriage and Religious Freedom Cannot Coexist

Gay marriage proponents will not allow for religious freedom of their political opponents because their belief system does not allow for the fact that dissenters can be reasonable people of goodwill, Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University, argued at the Institute on Religion and Democracy's 2014 Diane Knippers Memorial Lecture.

Chris Minnich

Common Core Supporter: Federal Gov't Should Have Never Been Involved

An advocate of the Common Core, who had influence in the development and state adoptions of the set of state standards in 2009, said that most supporters of Common Core today would agree that the standards would be better off if the federal government had never gotten involved in incentivizing states to adopt them.

Steve Riggle

Who Are the 5 Pastors in the Houston Sermon Subpoena Scandal?

Although much has been reported regarding the ethics and legality behind the city of Houston's subpoena of five Houston-area pastors that had asked them to turn over all of their sermons that address homosexuality, gender identity, and the city's first openly-lesbian mayor, little attention has been given to who those five pastors actually are and the ministries they operate.