The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to block a lower court ruling requiring a Virginia school disctrict to base bathroom use upon gender identity highlights the "brazen lawlessness" of a North Carolina school district that seeks to do the same, says a Christian activist.
In a 5-3 decision, the highest court in the nation granted a stay on behalf of Gloucester County Public Schools of Virginia on Wednesday after a three judge panel of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a lower court decision on behalf of the school district.
The Reverend Mark Creech of the North Carolina based Christian Action League released a statement about the Supreme Court's decision focusing on how the decision may influence the Charlotte Mecklenberg School District. more >>
Christian NFL player Benjamin Watson has opened up about his views on abortion and how it factors into race relations in America today.
In an hour-long interview for the San Diego-based Turning Point Pregnancy Resource Center's blog interview series, Watson, a devout Christian who often speaks out publicly on a wide range of racial and political issues, answered questions on whether race plays into the abortion debate, whether men should have any say over whether women get an abortion, and why he is pro-life.
The Islamic State terror group has reportedly executed a pregnant woman and taken away her four children, punishing the family for trying to flee the village of al-Marir in Iraq.
MailOnline reported on Wednesday that witnesses saw the mother taken away and executed by the Islamic extremists after she was caught trying to guide her children out of the village, which is located nearby the city of Mosul, one of IS' main bases.
The mother was trying to reach an Iraqi military base, but was spotted and stopped by the jihadists before she could escape with her children. more >>
A transgender former employee at Abercrombie & Fitch is suing the retailer for $35 million over its "look policy," which required him to wear a girl's uniform even though he identifies as a man, despite being born female.
Maha Shalaby used to work at the clothing store's flagship location in Manhattan on Fifth Avenue and, according to the New York Post, was originally told that he could wear men's attire only to find out later that he was not allowed to do so under the company's dress code, which also forbids facial hair and tattoos.
At issue is a store manager who informed Shalaby that he was required to "wear a girl's uniform because that's what customers want to see," the lawsuit alleges. more >>
Pope Francis has said that he's firmly opposed to the teaching of gender theory to children in schools, arguing that the idea that "everyone can choose their own sex" is the "exact opposite" of God's creation.
"Today, children are taught this at school: That everyone can choose their own sex. And why do they teach this? Because the books come from those people and institutions who give money," Francis told Polish bishops last week, according to Catholic Herald.
"God created man and woman; God created the world like this and we are doing the exact opposite." more >>
The American Family Association, the group behind the large-scale boycott against Target for its transgender bathroom policies, has warned parents to keep their children away from the retail giant for back-to-school shopping.
"For months, the American Family Association has worked hard to remind families that Target's policy means that a man can simply say he 'feels like a woman today' and enter the women's restroom, even if young girls or women are already present," said AFA President Tim Wildmon in a statement.
"Target's policy is exactly how sexual predators get access to their victims. And headlines this summer have proven this is the case. Target's lack of action on this issue has proven that its main concern is not the safety of customers, but rather, political correctness." more >>