A report has claimed that residents in Oregon are only now finding out that the state allows teenagers as young as 15-years-old to get state-subsidized sex-change operations without parental notification.
"It is trespassing on the hearts, the minds, the bodies of our children," Lori Porter of Parents' Rights in Education told Fox News on Thursday. "They're our children. And for a decision, a life-altering decision like that to be done unbeknownst to a parent or guardian, it's mindboggling."
The report says that the policy, the first of its kind in the nation, was enacted in January, and that residents are "stunned" that the state will pay for such procedures through the Oregon Health Plan, its Medicaid program. more >>
Two Baptist universities in Texas and a Pennsylvania-based seminary are taking their lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services' birth control mandate all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Houston Baptist University, East Texas Baptist University, and Westminster Theological Seminary filed an appeal on Wednesday with the Supreme Court seeking exemption from the HHS mandate.
"Petitioners are two religious colleges and a theological seminary that provide generous healthcare plans to their employees. Those plans include free access to fourteen different kinds of contraceptives," reads the petition for appeal. more >>
Bobby Brown has vowed to get justice for his sick daughter, Bobbi Kristina, amid reports that an alleged family member is shopping around a so called deathbed photo of her to media outlets.
Last month, the 22-year-old only biological daughter of the late Whitney Houston was moved to hospice care, five months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub at her Roswell, Georgia, home just outside of Atlanta. On Friday, gossip website TMZ.com reported that someone was attempting to sell a photo of Bobbi Kristina laying in her bed at the hospice center for $100,000. It was allegedly taken by an extended family member.
"I'm just looking to get justice," Brown told a TMZ in Los Angeles on Sunday when asked about the disturbing report. more >>
As the health of the-late singer Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina deteriorates, Christian actress Meagan Good is calling on people to pray for the 22-year-old who's being cared for at a Georgia hospice center.
Bobbi Kristina has been fighting for her life since she was found unconscious in a bathtub at the Georgia home she shared with her boyfriend Nick Gordon on Jan 31. Her aunt, Pat Houston, recently revealed that her health had taken a turn for the worse, which led to her family's decision to put her in hospice care.
Now, the 33-year-old actress is taking to Instagram to pray for the ailing child of Houston and singer Bobby Brown. more >>
Film and television mogul Tyler Perry visited Bobbi Kristina Brown at Peachtree Christian Hospice near Atlanta, Georgia, earlier this week amid reports that the daughter of the-late Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown has been taken off of life support.
Perry, the 45-year-old filmmaker, visited Bobbi Kristina's bedside on June 28 at the hospice center where she's being cared for, according to Us Weekly. Bobbi Kristina, 22, has been hospitalized since Jan. 31 after being found unconscious in a bathtub at the Georgia home she shared with her boyfriend Nick Gordon.
Her aunt, Pat Houston, recently released a statement about Bobbi Kristina's health deteriorating which caused the family to move her into hospice care. more >>
The U.S. Supreme Court has allowed for a group of Pennsylvania-based Roman Catholic religious charities to avoid being compelled to follow the federal government's birth control coverage mandate while their case is being litigated.
In an order issued Monday, the highest court in the land concluded that the plaintiffs in the case Zubik v. Burwell could seek exemption from providing birth control coverage while their suit against the Department of Health and Human Services continued.
"[The] respondents are enjoined from enforcing against the applicants the challenged provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and related regulations pending final disposition of their petition for certiorari," read the order. more >>