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  • What role does faith play in the standoff between Russia and the West?

    06/27/2017 7:19:25 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 29 replies
    The Bridgehead ^ | 6-27-17 | Jonathon Van Maren
    It is perhaps somewhat ironic that the last time Americans were informed this incessantly of the threat Russia posed to the United States, it was called the Soviet Union and the Left was insisting that everything was being overblown. This time, in spite of a glaring lack of evidence, it is the Left that is announcing from its perch in the mainstream media that Donald Trump is Vladimir Putin’s puppet, and that Russia is the evil puppet-master pulling the strings of American democracy. The sinister Russian bear is growling in the East, we are told, and we should all be...
  • Jewish Elementary School Faces Closure for Not Teaching Kids About Gender Reassignment

    06/26/2017 7:59:19 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 69 replies
    HeatStreet ^ | 06/26/2017 | Staff
    A private school for Orthodox Jewish girls aged three to eight faces closure because pupils are not taught about homosexuality or gender reassignment. The Vishnitz Girls School, in north London, does not give pupils “a full understanding of fundamental British values” according to a report by the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Schools (Ofsted). The report claimed girls “are not taught explicitly about issues such as sexual orientation. This restricts pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and does not promote equality of opportunity in ways that take account of differing lifestyles.” {..snip..}
  • Stalin is named 'the most outstanding person' in history pushing Putin into second place...

    06/26/2017 4:17:23 PM PDT · by Fitzy_888 · 66 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 26 Jun 2017 | By Gareth Davies
    Soviet leader Josef Stalin has been named the most outstanding person in history in a Russian poll despite executing more than a million people in political purges. The survey by the Levada Center in Moscow released Monday showed 38 percent of those two took part chose Stalin. (...)
  • The idea of creating a new universe in the lab is no joke

    06/25/2017 9:53:55 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 33 replies
    Aeon ^ | 6/14/17 | Zeeya Merali
    Zeeya Merali is a freelance science writer and author of A Big Bang in a Little Room: The Quest to Create New Universes. Her work has appeared in Nature, Scientific American, Discover, Science, New Scientist, and on the BBC. She has also published two textbooks with National Geographic and has worked on NOVA's television series The Fabric of the Cosmos. She has a PhD in theoretical cosmology and lives in London. Artwork illustrating the concept of an alternate ‘bubble’ universe in which our universe (left) is not the only one. Some scientists think that bubble universes may pop into existence...
  • Three Men Get ‘Married’ in Colombia and There is No Slippery Slope

    06/25/2017 12:56:04 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 18 replies
    The Stream ^ | June 21, 2017 | Dr. Michael L. Brown
    In 2016, same-sex “marriage” was legalized in Colombia. One year later, the courts have now recognized a polyamorous “family” of three men. And there is no slippery slope. As reported by the Daily Mail: Actor Victor Hugo Prada and his two partners, sports instructor John Alejandro Rodriguez and journalist Manuel Jose Bermudez, have signed legal papers with a solicitor in the city of Medellin, establishing them as a family unit with inheritance rights. “We wanted to validate our household … and our rights, because we had no solid legal basis establishing us as a family,” said one of the men,...
  • Colombia's first THREE-man marriage between a 'polyamorous family' is legally recognised

    06/14/2017 2:50:28 AM PDT · by C19fan · 19 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | June 14, 2017 | Kelly Mclaughlin
    Three gay men say they have gained legal recognition as the first 'polyamorous family' in Colombia, where same-sex marriages were legalized last year. Actor Victor Hugo Prada and his two partners, sports instructor John Alejandro Rodriguez and journalist Manuel Jose Bermudez, have signed legal papers with a solicitor in the city of Medellin, establishing them as a family unit with inheritance rights.
  • A shocking new undercover video exposes the grisly reality of ripping apart fetuses.

    05/25/2017 12:53:47 PM PDT · by Morgana · 28 replies
    NATIONAL REVIEW ^ | May 25, 2017 | Alexandra DeSanctis
    A shocking new video has just been released by the Center for Medical Progress, the undercover investigative group that in 2015 released videos showing that Planned Parenthood affiliates have profited from selling the body parts of aborted babies. This latest video is a preview of footage that CMP investigators gathered at the 2014 and 2015 National Abortion Federation conventions, attended by hundreds of members of the abortion industry each year. (The NAF is a major trade group of North American abortion providers, and Planned Parenthood makes up about 50 percent of its members and leadership.) Here are some of the...
  • Parents Can Now Turn Unwanted Children Into Jewelry

    05/04/2017 7:54:30 AM PDT · by Morgana · 35 replies
    /theliberator.news ^ | May 4, 2017 | STAFF
    Parents who no longer wish to store their youngest children in freezers may now destroy them and have them made into jewelry thanks to Baby Bee Hummingbirds, an Australian keepsake company that recently began advertising its “Embryo Ashes” product. In an April 30 post on social media, the company declared, “We are absolute experts & true original leaders in Embryo Ashes • DNA Jewelry.” The company also creates jewelry keepsakes from breastmilk, hair from a baby’s first hair cut, first tooth, umbilical cord stump, and placenta. “I don’t believe there is any other business in the world that creates jewellery...
  • Seeing My Father Pray the Rosary Saved Me From Homosexuality [Catholic Caucus]

    04/30/2017 10:02:54 AM PDT · by BlessedBeGod · 11 replies
    OnePeterFive ^ | April 29, 2017 | Joseph Sciambra
    As a child, I revered my father and I didn’t understand him. I instinctively knew that my survival depended upon him. My father was a hard worker. He was industrious. He could create something out of nothing: a garden, a tree house, an addition to our home. He was a dispenser of my material happiness; a joyous day was when he occasionally brought home a cake or donuts. Then, I knew my father was pleased and I was happy. Sometimes, when I did something wrong, my father would get angry. At that point, I feared him as he was the...
  • Christian university must celebrate ‘panromantic’ gender identity, LGBTQ students demand

    04/27/2017 7:41:32 AM PDT · by C19fan · 52 replies
    College Fix ^ | April 27, 2017 | Grace Curtis
    Seattle Pacific University says it supports the right of its LGBTQ students to advocate against anti-gay actions and name-calling. Its LGBTQ students want the evangelical university to go a step further, and affirm non-heterosexual practices and various gender identities.
  • ‘Tolerance’ is just the cheap counterfeit of Christian love

    02/09/2017 8:02:25 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 6 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 2-9-17 | Jonathan Van Maren
    February 9, 2017 (TheBridgehead) -- Due to relentless influences from Hollywood and progressive activists, many people now believe that Christians are hateful people. Specifically, Christians are hateful because Christianity forbids a broad range of sexual behaviors, and secular progressives have decided that this makes Christians “homophobic.” This term can be applied willy-nilly and irrespective of whether or not Christians do, in fact, fear or hate gay people. If Christians cannot agree that the definition of marriage can be arbitrarily changed after thousands of years, for example, this is indicative that Christians are desperately in need of the one quality progressives...
  • Match: Half of Millennials View Sex As a Way To Test For a 'Connection'

    02/09/2017 7:15:37 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 26 replies
    MRC TV ^ | February 9, 2017 | Brittany M. Hughes
    Match.com just released their annual “Singles in America” survey, offering a chilling insight into the Millennial Generation -- those born between the early '80s and 2000 -- and what this demographic thinks about love, sex and relationships. It’s no secret that Millennials have a much looser – pun intended – view of sex and commitment than prior generations, following a change in social norms that now seem to place higher value on things like “strong, independent women” than on committed long-term relationships or the notion of waiting until marriage to become intimate. But Match’s study of 5,500 random Millennials pulls back...
  • White House Statement On LGBT Executive Order

    01/31/2017 1:25:47 PM PST · by Pinkbell · 25 replies
    White House via Twitter ^ | January 31, 2017
    This is the statement (which is an update to the NYT article I posted last night): http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/3519518/posts?page=72#72 President Donald J. Trump Will Continue To Enforce Executive Order Protecting The Rights Of The LGBTQ Community In The Workplace President Donald J. Trump is determined to protect the rights of all Americans, including the LGBTQ community. President Trump continues to be respectful and supportive of LGBTQ rights, just as he was throughout the election. The President is proud to have been the first ever GOP nominee to mention the LGBTQ community in his nomination acceptance speech, pledging then to protect the community...
  • Obama’s Protections for L.G.B.T. Workers Will Remain Under Trump

    01/30/2017 9:20:27 PM PST · by Pinkbell · 77 replies
    New York Times ^ | January 30, 2017 | Jeremy Peters
    WASHINGTON — The White House said on Monday that President Trump would leave in place a 2014 Obama administration order that created new workplace protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. In a statement issued in response to growing questions about whether Mr. Trump would reverse the Obama order, the White House said the president was proud to embrace gay rights. “President Trump continues to be respectful and supportive of L.G.B.T.Q. rights, just as he was throughout the election,” the statement said. “The president is proud to have been the first ever G.O.P. nominee to mention the L.G.B.T.Q. community...
  • Kasich signs 20-week abortion ban, vetoes ‘heartbeat’ bill

    12/13/2016 2:26:35 PM PST · by Pinkbell · 79 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 13, 2016 | Reid Wilson
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) on Tuesday signed into law a measure banning abortions 20 weeks after conception, but vetoed a measure that would have outlawed abortion after as few as six weeks.   The bill Kasich vetoed, known as a “heartbeat” bill, passed Ohio’s legislature along mostly partisan lines last week and would have made abortions illegal once a fetus's heartbeat is detected. But even groups that oppose abortion rights believed the measure would fail in the face of an expected court challenge; Ohio Right to Life asked Kasich on Monday to veto the bill. Lower courts have struck...
  • Sofía Vergara sued by her own embryos

    12/07/2016 6:23:34 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 6, 2016 | Emily Smith
    The battle over Sofia Vergara’s embryos took an extraordinary turn Tuesday — when a right-to-live lawsuit was filed on behalf of the fertilized eggs against their mom. The female embryos are listed as plaintiffs “Emma’’ and “Isabella” in the Louisiana court papers, which come amid her knock-down, drag-out legal battle with former fiancé Nick Loeb, sources told The Post.
  • Dutch euthanasia law is used to kill alcoholic, 41, who decided death was the only way to escape[]

    11/30/2016 5:55:57 AM PST · by GonzoII · 35 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 29 November 2016 | Steve Doughty
    A 41-year-old man has ended his life by fatal injection rather than carry on living as an alcoholic, in a radical new extension of Holland’s euthanasia regime. Mark Langedijk decided that death was the only way to escape from his addiction to drink, according to an account published by his brother. Mr Langedijk set the date for his own death and was joking, drinking beer and eating ham and cheese sandwiches in the hours before his GP arrived at his parents’ home to administer fatal injections, it said.
  • Witness testifies he saw leading gay activist minister sexually abusing boy

    11/14/2016 6:46:57 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 9 replies
    LifeSite ^ | 11-14-16 | Pete Baklinkski
    KENTVILLE, Nova Scotia, November 14, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) — Rev. Brent Hawkes, Canada’s most celebrated homosexual activist minister, is in court for allegedly sexually abusing a 16-year-old boy in the 1970s. The Court in Kentville heard the first witness testify that he saw Hawkes performing oral-genital actions on a teenage male at the pastor’s Nova Scotia home about 40 years ago. Witness Douglas Aylward said he was 16 years old when a group of friends returned to Hawkes’ home after drinking at a local tavern. At one point, the minister pulled the teenager inside a small bathroom, told him he had...
  • Trump says he's 'fine' with legalization of same-sex marriage

    11/13/2016 6:04:38 PM PST · by Pinkbell · 80 replies
    Politico ^ | November 13, 2016 | Eli Stokals
    Donald Trump said he is “fine with” same-sex marriage but offered few specifics about his plans for the first 100 days of his administration during his first television interview since becoming the president-elect. In an extensive interview with CBS’s Leslie Stahl broadcast Sunday night on "60 Minutes," Trump sought to ease the anxieties of LGBTQ Americans that a new conservative Supreme Court majority might overturn last year’s decision legalizing same-sex marriage. Ducking a question about his personal view on the issue, which he dismissed as “irrelevant,” Trump asserted, bluntly, “it’s done.” “These cases have gone to the Supreme Court. They’ve...
  • Love Your Neighbor Enough to Speak Truth

    11/02/2016 7:18:48 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    The Gospel Coalition ^ | 10/31/16 | Rosaria Butterfield
    If this were 1999—the year that I was converted and walked away from the woman and lesbian community I loved—instead of 2016, Jen Hatmaker’s words about the holiness of LGBT relationships would have flooded into my world like a balm of Gilead. How amazing it would have been to have someone as radiant, knowledgeable, humble, kind, and funny as Jen saying out loud what my heart was shouting: Yes, I can have Jesus and my girlfriend. Yes, I can flourish both in my tenured academic discipline (queer theory and English literature and culture) and in my church. My emotional vertigo...