A group that advocates for the separation of church and state is claiming a victory after it was announced that the Department of Defense is removing military edition Bibles from its exchange stores. A chaplain alliance group is asking Congress to investigate whether the action taken was religious discrimination.
The Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) said that the Holman Christian Standard Bibles editions "prominently emblazoned with exact replicas of the trademarked emblems of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force" could be seen as the official religious text of the four branches. more >>
Country music star Carrie Underwood has spoken up about her support of same-sex marriage in a recent interview.
As June marks Gay Pride month, several celebrities are voicing their beliefs. Traditionally conservative, Underwood surprised many with her support for same-sex unions. The singer explained that her standpoint on the controversial issue came about following her own marriage.
"As a married person myself, I don't know what it's like to be told I can't marry somebody I love, and want to marry," the 28-year-old Oklahoma native told The Independent. "I can't imagine how that must feel. I definitely think we should all have the right to love, and love publicly, the people that we want to love." more >>
The pro-life Live Action group continued its campaign against sex-selective abortions performed in U.S. abortion clinics by releasing a third undercover video Wednesday showing staffers in Arizona suggesting that a woman should avoid revealing her reason for the abortion.
The video shows two National Abortion Federation (NAF) clinics in Arizona pointing out that there is a state law against performing sex-selective abortion, but offered to proceed by suggesting the undercover woman should never mention again that she wants to abort because she does not want a girl.
The video is part of Live Action's "Gendercide" project, documenting Planned Parenthood and NAF's support for sex-selective abortion in America. more >>
A Christian-based legal defense alliance is warning Americans who already believe that President Barack Obama's health care plan is a bad idea that the "ObamaCare mandate is worse than you think."
"Everyone likes a good surprise, but no one likes a bad surprise. So, you're really not going to like the surprises buried in the 2,700 pages of this document," says the narrator of a short video produced by the Alliance Defense Fund.
"Did you know that with ObamaCare you will have to pay for life-saving drugs, but life-ending drugs are free. One hundred percent free. If this plan were really about health care wouldn't it be the other way around?" more >>
Dr. Nicholas Cummings, who was once president of the American Psychological Association, says the organization that he once ran is being controlled by "ultra-liberals" who are working tirelessly to promote and advance the gay advocacy agenda.
During an interview with the National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH), Cummings explained that he saw the mentality of the organization change following the adoption of the Leona Tyler Principle 1973, which required that all positions made public by the APA be supported with scientific evidence. He noticed the organization venturing further away from the positions laid forth by the Leona Tyler Principle.
Cummings, who was president of the APA from 1979 to 1980, explained that the organization "started changing pretty drastically by the late 1980s." more >>
J.C. Penney has released a Father's Day advertisement that features a same-sex couple consisting of two fathers playing with two children, which has outraged the American Family Association's One Million Moms who feel the company is "promoting sin."
In the advertisement that appears in J.C Penney's June catalog, two children are showed hugging their two fathers next to a headline that reads, "First Pals -- What makes Dad so cool? He's the swim coach, tent maker, best friend, bike fixer and hug giver -- all rolled into one. Or two. Real-life dads Todd Koch and Cooper Smith with their children Claire and Mason."
One Million Moms is calling for people to stand against the advertisement. more >>