The American Family Association, the conservative group behind the 1.3 million-strong petition against Target's transgender bathroom policies, has said it will attend the chain store giant's annual shareholder meeting to share its concerns.
AFA President Tim Wildmon revealed on Wednesday that a representative of the organization will attend the scheduled meeting in Costa Mesa, California, and will seek to explain the dangers in allowing employees and customers to use the bathroom of their choosing, rather than the one of their birth gender.
A mother in Lahore, Pakistan, has reportedly burned to death her own teenage daughter for marrying without the family consent.
BBC News reported that the body of 18-year-old Zeenat Rafiq has already been buried in Lahore, while investigation into the case continues. The teenager's mother is in custody after confessing to the crime, the third such case in the space of a month in Pakistan.
Rafiq had married Hassan Khan, a man her family had forbid her from choosing, and had gone to live with his family. more >>
A 25-year-old man was reportedly thrashed by his family members after he shot his own father in the abdomen at his younger brother's funeral inside a Baltimore City church on Tuesday because his name was left off the obituary.
The man, Antonio Addison, 25, of the 1600 block of Walterswood Road, was charged with attempted first-degree murder, assault and related charges, for shooting his 47-year-old father, according to The Baltimore Sun.
Local news station WBAL-TV reports that police were called around 2:15 p.m. Tuesday to the New Song Worship and Arts Center in the 1600 block of North Calhoun Street, where the funeral was being held for Antonio Addison's 22-year-old brother, who also bears the same name. He was fatally shot May 25 on North Carey Street. more >>
A Florida pastor who said he accidentally shot his wife in the head while cleaning his gun Monday is being investigated by police as neighbors were left stunned by the tragedy.
Pastor Darrell Reid, 63, and his wife, Katie, 62, a retired special education teacher, co-founded Happy Hill Ministries which they ran out of their home in Zellwood, Florida, "to seek out the lost, lonely and hopeless."
Once in their church, according to their website, they would then "introduce them (lost, lonely and hopeless) to the Love of God, as His love is the only true Love and His Love is the only way we have real hope." more >>
Nationally syndicated radio show host and comedian Rickey Smiley speaks candidly about the struggles of single parenthood and raising five children, two of whom are daughters, in an interview with The Christian Post.
The 47-year-old star of TV One's reality show, "Rickey Smiley For Real," opens up about the challenges he's faced and is not ashamed to talk about the hardships that come with being a parent.
"One of the tough things about being a single father is trying to teach a woman how to be a woman. I have to teach my daughters how to sit at a table, how to cross their ankles. ... I'm trying to teach them etiquette and how to be a lady," Smiley told CP. more >>
When faced with the responsibility of caring for an elderly parent, family member or friend, here are five Bible verses that will help to inspire and guide you.
All verses are taken from the New International Version Bible.
1) Isaiah 46:4 more >>