A law restricting the federal funding of abortion that Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton supports repealing is credited by a recent study with saving more than 2 million lives.
The Hyde Amendment, a federal law passed almost exactly 40 years ago in September 1976, prohibits the federal coverage of most abortion procedures.
Hyde is credited with preventing the abortion of approximately 2 million people over the past four decades, according to a report published by the pro-life research group the Charltte Lozier Institute. more >>
Republican Party nominee Donald Trump's campaign recently announced the creation of a Catholic advisory group that will assist the presidential hopeful to appeal to Catholics.
In an announcement posted to his campaign website last week, the Trump campaign provided a list of advisory group members, which include former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum, longtime conservative activist Richard Viguerie, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, veteran Republican strategist Mary Matalin, and Congressman Sean Duffy of Wisconsin.
In a statement released as part of the announcement, Congressman Duffy argued that if elected president Trump "will fight for Catholics." more >>
Four siblings murdered by their ex-convict father and stepfather who forced their mother to watch them die at their Michigan home on Sunday will be remembered at a funeral hosted by the Detroit First Church of the Nazarene in Northville where their family once worshiped.
The Detroit Free Press reported that Gregory Green, a 49-year-old who served 16 years in prison for fatally stabbing his pregnant first wife in Detroit 25 years ago, called 911 to report the killings of his own two children, Koi, 5, and Kaleigh, 4, and his stepchildren, Chadney Allen, 19, and Kara Allen, 17, at about 1:15 a.m. last Wednesday.
When police arrived and went into their home in Dearborn Heights they discovered Green's 39-year-old wife, Faith, in the basement bound with duct tape and zip ties, according to Press & Guide. Green allegedly cut her face with a box cutter and shot her foot before shooting the two older children in front of her. He also allegedly killed his biological children by asphyxiating them using exhaust from a car parked in the driveway of the family's home. more >>
The first openly transgender child actor is set to feature in an upcoming episode for ABC's "Modern Family," according to reports.
Variety said that 8-year-old transgender actor Jackson Millarker was cast to play a transgendered child in the "A Stereotypical Day" episode, which will air on Wednesday.
"In the upcoming episode — entitled 'A Stereotypical Day' — parents Cameron 'Cam' (Eric Stonestreet) and Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) permit their daughter Lily (Aubrey Anderson-Emmons) to have her transgender friend Tom over for a play-date," a description of the episode reads. more >>
Seventeen years after the deadly shooting at Columbine High School, contemporary Christian music artist Jeremy Camp wrote a Christian anthem in honor of the faith of Rachel Joy Scott, the first murder victim of the Columbine High School massacre.
"Hey Guys, I am excited to share this brand-new song and the world premiere of the music video we made for it. The song is also the title track to the new movie coming out on October 21st called 'I'm Not Ashamed,'" Camp wrote on Facebook along with his music video for the song, which features clips from the film.
Rachel Joy Scott was targeted because of her Christian faith. She was the first of 12 students and one teacher who were gunned down at Columbine on April 20, 1999, and the film, "I Am Not Ashamed" is based on her journals, which are said to be honest and heartfelt accounts of her life. more >>
Sixty-eight-year-old "Duck Dynasty" star Si Robertson says in his new book that ever since the A&E reality show became a household name in 2012, several women have asked to marry him even though he's been married to the same woman for over four decades.
Many "Duck Dynasty" fans wouldn't know just by watching the show that "Uncle Si" has been married to his wife, Christine, for over 45 years. While other members of the Robertson family have been featured on the show, Christine Robertson has chosen to stay off camera and out of the public spotlight.
In his new book, Si-Renity: How I Stay Calm and Keep the Faith, Robertson explains that many "Duck Dynasty" fans still don't realize that he's actually married because they never see his wife on the show. He wrote that as he regularly travels to many different towns and cities across the globe for speaking engagements and to meet fans, he has had a number of encounters with fans who have come up and proposed to him. more >>