The Churches of Christ-associated Pepperdine University in California has quietly given up its longtime federal Title IX religious exemption that allowed the school to maintain its biblical convictions on marriage and gender identity, it has recently been discovered.
Over the last few years, many Christian schools have requested and been granted religious exemptions to the Obama administration's interpretation that the Title IX law of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Those exemptions allow colleges to enforce campus policies that prohibit their students from engaging in things like homosexual relationships and sexual relations outside the context of marriage. more >>
In July movie audiences were treated to the latest documentary film by conservative author and social commentator Dinesh D'Souza.
Titled "Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party," D'Souza used examples from American history to argue that the Democratic Party has been pervasively racist, corrupt, and sexist since its founding.
D'Souza's retelling of American history, sweeping as it is, omits various facts whose mention may have seriously complicated his central argument. more >>
President Barack Obama declared during his speech at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night that Donald Trump is neither a Republican nor a conservative and that America can never be aided by a "self-declared savior" like him.
Speaking about the GOP's convention last week, Obama commented, "what we heard in Cleveland wasn't particularly Republican — and it sure wasn't conservative."
"What we heard was a deeply pessimistic vision of a country where we turn against each other, and turn away from the rest of the world. There were no serious solutions to pressing problems — just the fanning of resentment, and blame, and anger, and hate." more >>
Democratic Party candidate for President, Hillary Clinton, will speak in front of the entire convention and to millions of people around the world, in a speech that has been expected to rival Republican National Convention candidate Donald Trump.
It is Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and people who support Hillary Clinton namely Senator Tim Kaine, Vice President Joe Biden and of course President Barack Obama have already endorsed their candidate. Each one contributed a resounding speech citing the Democratic Party's stand and their ideals and of course words of support for Hillary and loath for Donald Trump's nomination. People are now waiting for Hillary Clinton's DNC speech on Day 4.
What followers know so far more >>
President Barack Obama called upon Hillary Clinton on Wednesday to become a custodian of his administration's legacy. His speech tried to cast the Democratic nominee as a more-qualified candidate and rejected the message of hate and anger that Republicans have stated in their campaign.
Hillary Clinton a much better candidate that Obama or President Bill Clinton
Obama mentioned that Hillary Clinton was certainly better qualified that he was or even before former President Bill Clinton ran for office. The crowd roared in agreement after he commented. He also sounded optimistic even as a negative attitude loomed over the Democratic Party's campaign: "America is already great," - compared to Donald Trump's slogan, "Make America Great Again." more >>
Over 90,000 people are calling for the leadership of Travis Air Force Base in California to apologize to Air Force veteran Oscar Rodriguez after he was forcibly removed from a retirement ceremony for mentioning God during a flag-folding ceremony.
The Family Research Council and the American Family Association have delivered petitions addressed to Major Gen. John C. Flournoy and Col. Raymond A. Kozak urging them to apologize to Senior Master Sgt. (Ret.) Rodriguez and Master Sgt. Charles Roberson, who was celebrating his retirement from active duty in April when Rodriguez was ejected from the facility by multiple uniformed Airmen for mentioning God in a speech.