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Homosexual Ban Unsustainable

(WNS)–The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court in 2000 to defend its right to prohibit homosexual leaders from its ranks. It spent a decade and millions of dollars on the case Boy Scouts of America v. Dale. In May, the BSA conceded those hard-won gains when... -Read More


When Chaplains Can’t Discuss the Bible

America is kept safe by the military, which has had a spiritual shield held over it from before we were even a country — by the chaplains. But today chaplains are under enormous pressure to fully embrace political correctness. Chaplains under fire Meet Lt. Commander Wes Modder, a chaplain in the U.S. Navy. About... -Read More


Emanuel AME Pastor Remembered for Loving Others

(WNS)–Clementa Pinckney, senior pastor of Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, S.C., was remembered by colleagues and friends as a godly man who cared deeply for others. Pinckney was murdered along with eight of his parishioners on June 17 as he led a prayer service. “What stood out more than his big frame and booming... -Read More


Constitutional Ideas Require Religious Beliefs

As the United States celebrates Independence Day, I think it is worth a second look at the declaration which marked the beginning of this nation nearly 240 years ago. I find it fascinating how many people want to argue, one way or the other about who the founding fathers were and whether to cast... -Read More


Graham Unveils 20-week Abortion Ban in Senate

(WNS)–Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., has a message for his U.S. Senate colleagues: Get ready for a debate on late-term abortions. Graham, on June 11, unveiled a Senate bill mirroring the 20-week abortion ban the House passed last month. The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act has 45 Republican co-sponsors, and Graham guaranteed it will receive... -Read More


Celebrate Our God-Given Rights on Independence Day

Here’s a trivia question for you. The Statue of Liberty holds a torch in one hand. What is she holding in the other? It looks like a book, in tablet form. The answer is the Declaration of Independence, since the tablet is engraved with July 4, 1776 in Roman numerals. The great British writer,... -Read More


Evangelicals Hold Steady Amid U.S. Faith Decline

(WNS)–Christianity is waning in the United States. That’s the primary finding of a major new survey of American religious belief published Tuesday by the Pew Research Center. The telephone survey of 35,071 adults from all 50 states found just 71 percent of Americans now identify themselves as some category of “Christian.” (The study included... -Read More


Oklahoma Bans Dismemberment Abortions

(WNS)–Oklahoma is set to become the second state to prohibit late-term, dismemberment abortions. In a 37-4 vote, the Oklahoma Senate passed a bill based on model legislation from the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC). The House already passed the bill in February by an 84-2 vote. Though Republican Gov. Mary Fallin hasn’t indicated... -Read More