Democratic Gov. of Missouri Jay Nixon said Thursday that he has not decided whether he's going to sign a bill that would require a 72-hour waiting period before an abortion could be induced in his state.
Lawmakers passed House Bill 1307 by a vote of 111-39 late Wednesday to extend the current 24-hour waiting period to 72 hours.
Democratic Rep. Linda Black added an amendment to the bill that also requires women to watch a video that informs them about all of the alternatives to abortion that are available, such as help from crisis pregnancy centers and maternity homes. more >>
A recently created organization described by its leadership as an "unapologetically biblical" alternative to the Boy Scouts of America, has reported major growth since its launch at the start of the year.
Trail Life USA, an Orlando, Florida-based group for young males, has seen large numbers of troops be chartered over the past few months and expects hundreds more by the end of the year.
WASHINGTON – A teenage girl whose family was murdered nearly three years ago by Boko Haram for being Christian has finally spoken about her experience.
Deborah Peters, a native of Northern Nigeria who is now 15, described the murder of her father and brother at the hands of Boko Haram at a Hudson Institute event on Tuesday afternoon.
Peters was from Chibok, the very same village that terrorists raided in April and abducted hundreds of school girls, forcing them into marriages with Boko Haram leadership. more >>
The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, a nonprofit founded nearly 40 years ago by John Piper and Wayne Grudem to promote the idea that husbands are God-appointed leader of their wives, among other complementarian views, has named Owen Strachan as its eighth, and youngest president.
The Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood made the announcement on Monday that the 32-year-old, who up to this time had served as its executive director since 2012, would be taking over for outgoing President Dr. Ligon Duncan.
"I am thrilled with the election of my dear friend and colleague Dr. Owen Strachan to the presidency of CBMW," stated Duncan in a press release. "Owen's leadership as Executive Director has breathed new life and energy into the organization." more >>
NASHVILLE — Trillia Newbell, who serves as a consultant for Women's Initiatives at the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, was one of two women at its leadership summit last month to address the dozens of Southern Baptist pastors and church leaders.
Newbell, who recently authored United: Captured by God's Heart for Diversity, caught up with The Christian Post afterwards and shared why she believes the church should talk more about female pornography addiction and how churches should handle sex abuse allegations.
CP: What do you think the church needs to talk about more with regards to women and sex? more >>
A Sharia court in Indonesia has ordered that a woman, accused of having an affair with a married man who was gang-raped by vigilantes last week, should be be caned.
The woman, who is from Aceh, the region in Indonesia where Islam first spread, is accused of having sexual relations with a 40-year-old married man and father of five.
Last Wednesday, the woman and her alleged lover were at her house when a group of at least seven men and a 13-year-old boy stormed into the home, tying and beating up the man, before gang-raping her. After they violated her, the men doused the couple in sewage, before marching them to the Sharia authorities. more >>