New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order banning non-essential state travel to Mississippi over the state's recently signed law offering legal protection to individuals and businesses opposed to gay marriage.
The executive order came in response of Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signing House Bill 1523 into law on Tuesday morning.
Candace Cameron Bure has been on full celebration mode for her 40th birthday, and in a live taping of "The View" was consumed with tears as her favorite band, for King & Country, brought her daughter on stage for a surprise concert.
Two-time Grammy Award winners for King & Country debuted their new song, "Priceless," from their forthcoming movie of the same name, live on the popular talk show Wednesday morning. The performance was in honor Bure, but also marked the first time the group performed the song on national television.
Midway through the song as the Australian duo sang about the value of women, Bure's 17-year-old daughter, Natasha, joined the band on stage to sing the second half of "Priceless." more >>
The Romanian Pentecostal parents of five children who were seized by Norwegian child services last November due to spanking allegations have finally regained custody of their infant son following a court ruling, the family's spokesman announced.
The five children of Ruth and Marius Bodnariu were removed from the family's home in Naustdal by the Barnevernet (Norwegian child services) on Nov. 16, 2015, and were placed in three separate foster homes after one of their daughters told her school principal about how her parents spank her and her siblings as a form of discipline, which is illegal under Norwegian law.
After months of limited visitation rights with their children, the family's spokesman, Pastor Cristian Ionescu, a Chicago-based pastor and vice president of the Romanian Pentecostal Union in the United States and Canada, announced this week that a Norwegian judge has ruled that the parents are to be reunited with their yongest son, Ezekiel. more >>
Democratic primary frontrunner Hillary Rodham Clinton recently stated in an interview that a fully developed baby can be aborted, even on their due date.
During a recent appearance on The View, Clinton was asked by Paula Faris if she believed that there should be any legal protections, even "just hours before delivery," offered for a baby in the womb.
Social conservative groups are applauding Mississippi's governor for signing into law a bill to protect opponents of gay marriage from being punished for their beliefs.
Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed House Bill 1523, also called the "Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act," into law on Tuesday.
Family Research Council President Tony Perkins said in a statement that the new law "gives fresh momentum to efforts on the federal and state level to stop government discrimination against people who believe that marriage is between a man and a woman." more >>
Although Christians struggle with many different internal conflicts in their life, they must look to the story of Moses to find that often times "the conflict is the resolution," Pastor Jonathan Josephs of Elevation Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, said during a sermon Sunday.
Josephs, who serves as a campus pastor at the church, which was listed as one of the largest evangelical churches in the United States by Outreach magazine, spoke on the topic of reconciling internal conflicts during his message titled "Conflict Resolution."
Every person struggles with their identity, Josephs says, because everyone plays different roles in their life: the role of a father, the role of a pastor, the role of an employee, the role of a husband, etc. more >>