Saturday’s New York Times featured a front-page story heralding the growing influence of pregnancy centers across America. Such centers serve as the practical and life-affirming alternative to Planned Parenthood clinics, offering counseling, parenting classes and ultrasound exams, among other helpful service and caring support.
- January 08, 2013 |
Concerns are growing over at least 50 cases of religious freedom violations against Christians in Indonesia last year, as not only extremists but ordinary Muslims were responsible for many of the acts of intolerance and violence, according to a recent study.
- January 08, 2013 |
Young people's unprecedented level of self-infatuation was revealed in a new analysis of the American Freshman Survey, which has been asking students to rate themselves compared to their peers since 1966.
During fiscal year 2012, the U.S. government spent a record $80.4 billion on food stamps, or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), a $2.7 billion increase from fiscal year 2011.
Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi appointed Islamists to key cabinet posts over the weekend, bringing new parts of the government under Muslim Brotherhood control.
President Barack Obama plans to put his "full weight" behind the push for new gun control legislation in the aftermath of the shooting in Newtown, Conn.
The idea of culture "keepers" is significant. There are aspects of culture – a nation’s culture, a church’s culture, a family’s culture – that must be "kept."
Christian Solidarity Worldwide has learned that Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani, who was re-imprisoned on Christmas Day, was released today.
State lawmakers passed the second-highest number of abortion restrictions ever in 2012, with 19 states enacting 43 measures limiting access to abortion services.
- January 06, 2013 |
The Pan-Arab news channel Al Jazeera -- known for its anti-Israel, pro-Islamist propaganda and its long record as the chosen news outlet for al Qaeda and other terrorist cells -- will soon infiltrate the homes of almost 40 million Americans following its Jan. 2 purchase of Al Gore's left-leaning cable channel Current TV.
A federal appeals court shortly before Christmas blocked a California ban on "reparative therapy," giving concerned parents the right -- for now -- to seek counsel for a child with homosexual tendencies.
The "fiscal cliff" bill signed by President Obama didn't fully please either political party, but it did contain good news for the adoption community by maintaining a tax credit that makes adoption more affordable for low- and middle-income families.
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
Hobby Lobby, the popular arts and crafts retailer, is being threatened with a $1.3 million daily fine for refusing to provide insurance coverage that pays for contraception that induces abortion.
This week’s TIME magazinecover story announces that, forty years after Roe, the pro-life side is winning the abortion debate. I say, “Not so fast.”
A new court ruling in Britain says Christians have no right to refuse to work on Sundays because it is not a "core component" of their beliefs.
Yoga: It's said to be the fastest-growing sport in America, with 20 million people practicing. But the latest trend among yogis is that an increasing number of practitioners are pint sized.
Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, who was elected to the House of Representatives in November by voters in Arizona's 9th Congressional District and sworn into office Jan. 3, is being touted as the first openly bisexual member of Congress.