A teacher in Oregon was fired over openly opposing the construction of a Planned Parenthood facility, alleges a California-based pro-life legal organization.
The Life Legal Defense Foundation of Napa has stated that Bill Diss was wrongfully fired from his teaching position by Portland Public Schools on Monday.
Rebekah Millard, staff counsel with the Foundation, told The Christian Post about how her organization became involved in the matter. more >>
A review panel for the Texas State Board of Education has approved a biology textbook that had been criticized by Creationists for alleged factual errors.
The approval of the Pearson biology textbook was delayed earlier this year over allegations of factual inaccuracy, and has been added to the approved list.
A preacher featured on the National Geographic reality television series 'Snake Salvation' will go before a Tenn. grand jury next month.
Pastor Andrew Hamblin of Tabernacle Church of God in LaFollette appeared for a preliminary hearing Tuesday over allegations of snake handling and owning dangerous wildlife.
Joel Osteen does not believe that churches should shy away from politics, states a source close to the best-selling author and pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas.
Donald Iloff Jr., senior executive for Joel Osteen Ministries and brother-in-law of pastor Osteen, told The Christian Post that Osteen "doesn't really believe" all churches should shun political matters.
"He'd never said that before and doesn't really believe it," said Iloff, adding that Osteen is friends with pastors like Rick Warren of Saddleback Church whose "gift [is] to be involved politically." more >>
A church in Wisconsin has filed a motion against an atheist group suing the Internal Revenue Service over its alleged refusal to enforce a ban on church politicking.
Holy Cross Anglican Church of Wauwatosa, headed by Benedictine Abbot Father Patrick Malone, filed the motion to intervene last week in U.S. District Court.
Holy Cross Anglican's motion was done in response to the Madison, Wis.-based Freedom From Religion Foundation's lawsuit against the IRS. more >>
Conservatives have called on the U.S. military to stop using Southern Poverty Law Center materials for certain classes due to their content, such as calling some Christian organizations "hate groups" for their stance on LGBT issues.
In a letter sent to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel earlier this month, groups including the Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty and the Family Research Council expressed their concern about the SPLC materials.
"As your Department considers a review of current DOD training resources, it is imperative that the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI) ensure future materials do not rely on information from organizations such as the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) or any others that engage in groundless and highly pejorative mischaracterizations of long-standing ministries and organizations for their own political purposes," reads the letter, in part. more >>