Two states that had previously rejected bans on a controversial therapy practice that aims to change sexual orientation are again considering measures to prohibit the practice on minors.
Legislators from Illinois and Virginia are reintroducing bills to ban conversion therapy for minors, hoping to follow in the footsteps of California, New Jersey, and the District of Columbia.
In Virginia, State Delegate Patrick Hope and State Senator Louise Lucas introduced a bill meant to ban therapy for minors. more >>
Actors from several big Hollywood productions and TV shows, including "Star Wars," "Lord of the Rings," "The Chronicles of Narnia," and "Downton Abbey" have come together in a children audio theater series looking to examine the Christian beliefs of 14th century Scottish hero William Wallace, made famous by Mel Gibson's 1995 "Braveheart" film.
"Everything in our world is sort of sterilized and secularized, and the faith of the men has been taken out of textbooks in America and around the world," said executive producer Bill Heid in a press release. "These projects are all about putting Christ back into history."
"[Wallace's] faith was profound — so much so that when King Edwards' men had him executed, his last request was to have the book of Psalm put in front of him so he could read it as he was being pulled apart. That's faith," he added. more >>
A bill meant to ban abortions after 20 weeks after fertilization will likely be voted on in the Republican-dominated House of Representatives on Thursday, which is the anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade and also the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C.
Known as the "Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act," the bill was introduced not long after the new session of Congress opened with Republicans controlling both houses.
Rep. Ted Franks, R-Ariz., and Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., sponsored the bill, which is similar to a bill passed by the House last year that stalled in the then Democrat controlled Senate. more >>
Although God made this girl a little different, she still delivers a powerful message. Not everyone is made perfectly. We must accept what we are given, and never envy others. Most of all, wake up every day and just say to yourself that you are "beautiful."
Waking up to tell yourself this, will make you feel so much better about yourself. The point is to love yourself and that will help you love others around you.
A powerful message like this can really touch someone's heart and give them hope. Especially when it is coming from a girl that is missing an arm. Being put in a situation like that can be very stressful, but Sarah just lives her life and doesn't let anything get in the way. more >>
A petition posted on the White House website "We the People" calls for help in banning the practice of conversion therapy, also called reparative therapy, for homosexuals and transgendered individuals.
Posted Jan. 3, as of Tuesday morning the petition has garnered over 62,000 signatures in support of a national ban on therapies focused on changing an individual's sexual orientation or reversing transgender identity.
The petition is titled "Enact Leelah's Law to ban all LGBTQ+ conversion therapy," after a transgendered teen who called himself Leelah committed suicide in December after undergoing therapy. more >>
Imagine having lunch with your family and a young boy comes over to your table and makes loud noises and grabs your food. Would you react in a negative way, or realize that something is wrong with him based on his actions?
According to a survey, 1 in every 88 children is diagnosed with autism. So it may be possible to run into a person with autism once a week. This hit TV show "What Would You Do" recreated the struggle parents of children with autism face each and every day. When you see how a majority of these heroic strangers reacted to a boy acting up in a restaurant, it will bring joy to your heart.
Aside from one guy who acting inappropriately to the situation, every other person showed compassion and love for this one boy.This video will restore your faith in humanity! more >>