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  • U.S. Women's Soccer Team Accused Of Snubbing Star Player For Christian Views

    07/11/2019 8:08:32 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 65 replies
    https://www.dailywire.com ^ | July 11, 2019 | Hank Berrien
    The absence of one of the best women’s soccer players in the nation from the national squad that just won the World Cup has prompted questions as to whether she didn’t make the team because of her openly professed Christian faith. Jaelene Hinkle, 26, “has been called the top left defender in the U.S. game,” according to The Washington Times. Fox News noted Hinkle “helped her team win the NWSL championship and previously helped it win a title in 2016 when it was known as the Western New York Flash.” But none of that apparently mattered to the women’s team....
  • BreakPoint: The U. S. Women’s Soccer Team and Jaelene Hinkle - Ideology First, Winning Second

    06/29/2019 9:35:31 PM PDT · by DeweyCA · 52 replies
    BreakPoint ^ | 6-27-19 | John Stonestreet
    Recently, the U. S. women’s soccer team thumped Thailand 13-0 in the Women’s World Cup. It got ugly, and led to criticism: some felt the American ladies wrongly ran up the score and that their goal celebrations were a bit over the top. Well, whether that criticism is just or unjust, you can’t blame the best left back in U. S. women’s soccer. That’s because Jaelene Hinkle wasn’t on the pitch during the multiple celebrations. In fact, she’s not even on the team. Hinkle’s saga began back in 2015 after the Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex “marriage.” Hinkle posted the...
  • Christian Charter School Kicked Out of Voucher Program for Biblical Views on Sexuality

    06/27/2019 2:55:50 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 39 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | June 27, 2019 | Tony Perkins and FRC Senior Writers
    Don’t say America wasn’t warned. During the oral arguments for same-sex marriage in 2015, a question came up about the fallout for Christian education. Asked if religious schools could be punished for holding a natural view of marriage, U.S. Solicitor Donald Verrilli was surprisingly honest. ” … [I]t’s certainly going to be an issue. I don’t deny that, Justice Alito. It is going to be an issue.” Four years later, that prophecy is coming to pass. Out in Maryland, a Christian charter school was told by state officials that it can’t participate in the voucher program anymore because of its...
  • CA Legislators Blame Religious People For High LGBT Suicide Rates

    06/27/2019 10:04:59 AM PDT · by detective · 44 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 27, 2019 | Glenn T. Stanton
    Legislators in California have discovered yet another way to make it clear that mainstream religions holding to the sexual teachings of their sacred texts have no business doing so in the Golden State. Why? Because these faiths, which billions of good people worldwide happily hold, do not embrace homosexuality. This includes the three largest: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. In a resolution that recently passed the state assembly, “the Legislature calls upon all Californians to embrace the individual and social benefits of family and community acceptance” of LGBT people. It singles out especially faith-motivated individuals and organizations. These legislators make a...
  • LGBTQ BIGOTRY - Tyranny masquerading as tolerance.

    06/14/2019 3:05:36 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 27 replies
    Frontpagemag ^ | 14th June 2019 | David Horowitz
    To anyone focused on real world events and relationships, America is obviously the most tolerant and inclusive society that has ever existed. If you are looking for irrefutable evidence, watch an hour of TV commercials created by major U.S. companies. Racially integrated couples, gay couples and families, multi-racial professionals and creators are featured on virtually every one. This would hardly be the case if anti-Black and anti-gay sentiments were perceived by corporate advertisers to pose a significant threat to their sales. The same is true of television programming generally, where series featuring little people, obese people, and every mix of...
  • Until The Supreme Court Acts, Christians Will Be Punished For Thought Crimes

    06/10/2019 1:54:57 PM PDT · by detective · 15 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 10, 2019 | David Harsanyi
    Courts can't stop the corrosion of liberalism, but they can stop state-sponsored attacks on individuals. If a long Struggle Session couldn’t break Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cake Shop, I doubt another frivolous lawsuit will do the trick. Then again, the campaign to destroy Phillips’s business was never merely about punishing a single man for refusing to submit to prevailing leftist orthodoxy. It was also a warning to all would-be apostates that thought crimes could lead to fiscal ruin, public denunciation, and endless harassment. In that sense, the prosecution has probably already paid off. Courts won’t put to rest the...
  • Priest Faces Backlash for Asking Women to Dress Modestly at Mass: ‘You Can’t Be Serious’

    06/05/2019 6:29:54 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 132 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 6/4/19 | Paulina Cachero
    A Catholic priest took to Twitter to ask women to dress modestly for church services to “protect the purity of the men”— and people online are not having it. Father Kevin M. Cusick, an ordained Catholic priest and veteran, wrote a tweet addressed to “ladies,” writing that a fellow priest was “forced” to ask a woman at a Catholic mass to cover her shoulders. Cusick went on ask women to “please help the priest to protect the purity of men at holy Mass by choosing to dress modestly.” Cusick added, “The alternative is awkward for all involved. Thank you.” Ladies,...
  • Campus Crusade Against Christianity

    05/31/2019 5:41:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 31, 2019 | Brent Bozell and Tim Graham
    A new survey of college students by the liberal-leaning Knight Foundation shows the future of the First Amendment doesn't look so bright in America. It found 41 percent said "hate speech" should not be protected by the Constitution. Only 58 percent thought it should. In fact, a 2017 survey out of UCLA found that out of 1,500 college students who were asked whether "hate speech" is protected by the First Amendment, only 39 percent correctly said yes. On campus today, it can be defined as "unsafe" to hear an opinion you don't like. Unwelcome speech is compared to a physical...
  • The Media Won’t Say It, but Christians Are the No. 1 Persecuted Group Worldwide

    05/28/2019 11:29:04 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 7 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | May 15, 2019 | Paul Coleman
    Sri Lanka. April 21. Five hundred wounded, over 300 dead in terrorist attacks. According to mainstream media and many in the international community, these attacks were another senseless assault on “humanity.” But the destruction of Christian churches on Easter morning was not motivated by generic hatred. We know exactly why these men, women, and children died. They died for their Christian faith. On the holiest day in the Christian calendar, three bombs ripped through Christian churches, killing hundreds who had gathered peacefully to celebrate Christ’s resurrection from the dead. But international leaders have studiously avoided calling this what it is:...
  • Planned Parenthood CEO Declares Her Happiest Moment Was Forcing Christians To Pay For Abortion Drugs

    05/11/2019 6:52:11 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 38 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 5/9/19 | Andrew Bieszad
    In February 2018, Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards said that Christians should be forced to perform abortions because morality is a form of ‘discrimination.’ In a recent statement, Richards said that her ‘happiest moment’ was forcing Christians to pay for abortions: Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards seems to jump at every chance she gets to do an interview with a journalist who will flatter her abortion work. In her latest interview, Richards revealed her proudest moment on the job – forcing Christians to pay for contraception, including methods that many say can cause early abortions.
  • Nancy Pelosi’s Equality Act Would Undo Trump’s Most Significant Achievements

    05/08/2019 9:15:01 AM PDT · by yoe · 13 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | May 8, 2019 | Ryan T. Anderson
    Back in October, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi told an audience at Harvard University that if the Democrats retook the House, one of her (Pelosi’s Top Legislative Priority Would Punish Dissenters on LGBT Issues) would be to pass the misnamed Equality Act, a bill that would impose radical sexual ideology on the nation. Democrats took the House, and Pelosi wasn’t bluffing. She’s now pushing a bill that would undo some of the most significant achievements of the Trump administration. Here’s how.[snip] 1. The Equality Act would force employers to cover abortion, and medical professionals to perform or assist in performing...
  • CNN: 23 stories on Covington Kids, none on Philly Muslim kids celebrating head chopping for Allah

    05/06/2019 7:43:34 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/06/2019 | Thomas Lifson
    CNN has a narrative, and it’s gonna stick to it: white kids, especially Christian religious kids, are scary threats to the welfare of America’s many victim classes. Hence, massive attention paid to the Covington kids who were falsely portrayed as harassing a poor Native American “Vietnam Vet” (a stolen valor case). But when it comes to actual video tape of Muslim kids singing and reading texts about fighting for Allah and cutting off heads, not even a “Republicans pounce” notice. CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO Ryan Saavedra tweeted about this over the weekend:   CNN wrote 23 articles...
  • Democrats preparing ultimatum for people of faith

    05/05/2019 6:13:07 AM PDT · by grimalkin · 47 replies
    WND ^ | 5/4/2018 | WND
    The Alliance Defending Freedom, a powerhouse of civil and religious rights advocacy, has joined other groups in denouncing the Equality Act proposed in the Democratic-majority House as a threat to faith. “Essentially, the Equality Act gives people of faith an ultimatum: Change your faith-based practices or face government punishment,” wrote ADF’s Sarah Kramer. WND reported it would amend the Civil Rights Act to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity in employment, housing, public accommodations, public education, federal funding, credit and the jury system. And it would specifically prevent Christians from relying on the Religious Freedom...
  • Massachusetts Democrats want to remove 'God' from oath of office

    05/01/2019 6:44:23 PM PDT · by massmike · 17 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 05/01/2019 | Caleb Parke
    Democratic lawmakers in Massachusetts want to take "God" out of the oath of office for every elected official in the Bay State. The bill, proposed by State Representative Mindy Domb, D-Amherst, would amend the state Constitution -- the oldest in the country -- from "so help me, God," to a longer, secular version: "This I do under the pains and penalties of perjury." The measure was approved by the Joint Legislative Committee and is supported by atheists who believe invoking God violates the establishment clause and goes against America's pluralistic history. "It's yet another cynical attempt to erase the rich...
  • Annihilation of Christian Life and People: Where is the Outrage in the West?

    04/28/2019 3:29:43 PM PDT · by robowombat · 14 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | April 28, 2019 at 5:00 am | Giulio Meotti
    Annihilation of Christian Life and People: Where is the Outrage in the West? Meeting Catastrophe with Indifference by Giulio Meotti April 28, 2019 at 5:00 am Islamic extremists have seen that the West has not mobilized to prevent them from repressing Christians, as if unconsciously there were a strange convergence between our silence and the ethnic cleansing project of the Islamic State, aimed at erasing Christians. "Religious liberty, the core value of western civilisation, is being destroyed across large parts of the world. Yet the West, myopically denying this religious war, is averting its gaze..." — Melanie Phillips, British journalist,...
  • Why Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama Tweeted About ‘Easter Worshippers’

    04/23/2019 8:13:04 AM PDT · by DeweyCA · 45 replies
    DennisPrager.com ^ | 4-23-19 | Dennis Prager
    Sometimes, a few sentences tell you more about a person — and, more importantly, an ideology — than a learned thesis. That is the case with tweets from Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama two days ago in response to the mass murder of more than 300 Christians and others in Sri Lanka. Their tweets are worth serious analysis because they reveal a great deal about the left. Of course, they reveal a great deal about Clinton and Obama, too, but that doesn’t interest me. And that, too, is important. Many Americans — especially conservatives and “independents” — are more interested...
  • European Churches: Vandalized, Defecated On, and Torched "Every Day"

    04/14/2019 11:30:48 AM PDT · by detective · 41 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | April 14, 2019 | Raymond Ibrahim
    In Germany, four separate churches were vandalized and/or torched in March alone. "In this country," PI-News, a German news site, explained, "there is a creeping war against everything that symbolizes Christianity: attacks on mountain-summit crosses, on sacred statues by the wayside, on churches... and recently also on cemeteries." In virtually every instance of church attacks, authorities and media obfuscate the identity of the vandals. In those rare instances when the Muslim (or "migrant") identity of the destroyers is leaked, the desecraters are then presented as suffering from mental health issues. "Hardly anyone writes and speaks about the increasing attacks on...
  • Yale Law School Yanks Stipends From Students Who Work For Christian Firms

    04/01/2019 5:00:30 PM PDT · by detective · 37 replies
    The Federalist ^ | April 1, 2019 | Aaron Haviland
    Several weeks ago, I wrote about the challenges of being a Christian and a conservative at Yale Law School. A few days ago, the law school decided to double down and prove my point. After the Yale Federalist Society invited an attorney from Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), a prominent Christian legal group, to speak about the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, conservative students faced backlash. Outlaws, the law school’s LGBTQ group, demanded that Yale Law School “clarify” its admissions policies for students who support ADF’s positions. Additionally, Outlaws insisted that students who work for religious or conservative public interest organizations such as...
  • Jewish Author: Christians Face Danger in America

    03/20/2019 5:34:07 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 28 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 3/18/19 | Bill Hoffmann
    A New York Times bestselling author is warning that Christians are in real danger of persecution — in America. And this warning comes from a surprising source, a prominent secular Jew. David Horowitz argues in his new book "Dark Agenda: The War to Destroy Christian America," that secularists and leftists want to turn the nation into a godless, heathen society where religion has absolutely no role. Horowitz, who heads the David Horowitz Freedom Center in Los Angeles, is used to taking controversial positions. He is the New York Times best-selling author of "Radical Son and Big Agenda: President Trump’s Plan...
  • David Horowitz Exposes the Left's Dark Agenda

    03/10/2019 10:49:09 AM PDT · by rktman · 33 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 3/10/2019 | R Kirk
    David Horowitz has always been a writer whose work I've appreciated since his compelling political biography, Radical Son, which related the author's break from his communist upbringing after Black Panther associates murdered his bookkeeper friend Betty Van Patter. But brevity and crisp linkage of multiple intellectual threads were never characteristic of Horowitz's brilliant, often voluminous, exposés of leftist thought and practice. By contrast, Dark Agenda is a concise, chilling book brimming with evidence that links numerous cultural depredations to one overriding theme: The left's attack on Christian America's founding in the name of "cultural Marxism." "Christian America" is the novel...