A Purdue University employee who threatened to rape a pro-life activist's family members is ending his employment with the institution after the controversial remarks brought negative attention to himself and the school.
Jamie Newman, a part-time piano accompanist with Purdue's Division of Dance, posted comments on the pro-life website Live Action News earlier this month threatening to rape another man's wife, daughter and great-grandmother.
Although the university announced Friday they would not fire Newman for his statements, the Purdue staffer told the Lafayette Journal & Courier that he opted to resign given the backlash. more >>
A pro-abortion staff member at Purdue University has allegedly threatened to rape pro-life women in an online comment to an article posted by the pro-life website Live Action News. Following reports of the staff member's comment, the Indiana school is now investigating the claims.
After members of the Purdue Students for Life organization posted flyers around campus last week to bring awareness to the extremely high number of abortions in the African-American community, the group faced backlash from the campus community for putting up the posters during Black History Month.
Jamie Newman, who works in Purdue's Visual and Performing Arts Department as a piano accompanist for the Division of Dance, took to Facebook to voice his outrage with the pro-life group's messaging around the West Lafayette campus. more >>
Editor's note: Court documents contain graphic details about the alleged crimes committed by suspects Larry Taylor and Jalen Watson.
Just days before he allegedly shot dead pregnant Indiana pastor's wife Amanda Blackburn on Nov. 10, 2015, prosecutors say Larry Jo Taylor Jr., 18, shot a Mexican in the head after robbing him of $10 and raped another woman at gunpoint.
In court documents filed in December and shared with The Christian Post on Monday, the Marion County Prosecutor's Office in Indianapolis charged Taylor and his accomplice Jalen Watson, 21, in a Nov. 3 burglary and rape. more >>
Pastor Davey Blackburn whose wife, Amanda, was murdered in November, returned for a Christmas service at Resonate Church in Indianapolis, telling congregants that his wife "loved Jesus" above everyone else.
Blackburn told 200 congregants that his wife, who was pregnant when she was killed, "loved Jesus more than she loved anybody else, but because she loved Jesus, she loved everybody."
He reflected that the real enemy is Satan himself, and not the people who killed his wife. more >>
A nativity display at an Indiana county courthouse has survived a second lawsuit brought against it by secularist groups after a settlement was reached.
Lawyers representing Franklin County settled earlier this month with the state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union regarding a nativity display at the Brookville courthouse.
The ACLU had filed the suit on behalf of the Madison, Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation and The Satanic Temple. more >>
Not everyone is happy with Indiana Pastor Davey Blackburn's sharing his murdered wife's private thoughts from her journal on social media, and they are letting him and the public know about it.
On Sunday, Blackburn, who leads Resonate Church in Indianapolis, Indiana, posted another page of his dead wife's private thoughts from her journal on Twitter, revealing how they were encouraging him.
"Amanda's journal entries are ministering to my heart so much. I hope they serve you in the same way," Blackburn noted with a photo of a journal page. more >>