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Texas jury indicts Netflix over 'lewd' depiction of children in 'Cuties'

Judge Tosses Lawsuit Against Fuller Theological Seminary for Expelling Homosexual Students

Oct 16, 2020

A federal judge in California dismissed a lawsuit against a Christian seminary, affirming its right to hold a biblical understanding of sexuality and not be denied federal funding because of it.

SCOTUS Temporarily Allows Women To Obtain Abortion Pill Without In-Person Doctor Visit

SCOTUS Temporarily Allows Women To Obtain Abortion Pill Without In-Person Doctor Visit

Oct 15, 2020

Last Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to rule on a request from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reinstate a law banning the distribution of abortion drugs by mail during the Coronavirus pandemic, allowing providers to continue to dispense medication in this manner.

Texas Blocks Law Banning Second Trimester Dismemberment Abortions

Texas Blocks Law Banning Second Trimester Dismemberment Abortions

Oct 14, 2020

On Tuesday, a federal appeals court blocked a Texas abortion law that bans second-trimester “dismemberment abortions” unless doctors first perform a procedure to ensure fetal demise.

Christian Adoption Agency Can't Be Shut Down for Refusing to Place Children with Homosexual or Unwed Couples, Court Rules

Christian Adoption Agency Can't Be Shut Down for Refusing to Place Children with Homosexual or Unwed Couples, Court Rules

Oct 8, 2020

A U.S. federal judge ruled in favor of a Christian adoption agency on Monday when it blocked the state of New York from closing the agency over its policy on same-sex adoption.

Planned Parenthood Seeks Supreme Court Overturn of HHS Rule Barring Abortion Facilities, Referral Sites From Title X Funding

Planned Parenthood Seeks Supreme Court Overturn of HHS Rule Barring Abortion Facilities, Referral Sites From Title X Funding

Oct 7, 2020

Planned Parenthood Federation of America and other pro-abortion organizations joined a petition filed by the American Medical Association that asks the U.S. Supreme Court to review the Trump administration’s “Protect Life” rule change to Title X’s family planning provisions.

Texas jury indicts Netflix over 'lewd' depiction of children in 'Cuties'

Texas jury indicts Netflix over 'lewd' depiction of children in 'Cuties'

Oct 6, 2020

A Texas grand jury has indicted streaming giant Netflix for promoting French film “Cuties,” which the court says depicts lewd visuals of children.

On Monday, a court of appeals for the state of Minnesota ruled that public schools must now allow students to use locker rooms that are consistent with their gender identity, rather than their biological sex.

Minn. Court hold that students can use locker room based on self-identified gender

Oct 2, 2020

On Monday, a court of appeals for the state of Minnesota ruled that public schools must now allow students to use locker rooms that are consistent with their gender identity, rather than their biological sex.

Federal Government Required to Arrange Abortions for Minor Illegal Immigrants

Federal Government Required to Arrange Abortions for Minor Illegal Immigrants

Oct 1, 2020

After a three-year legal battle, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday it would permit pregnant undocumented minors in federal custody to have access to abortions. The new policy makes clear that the Office of Refugee Resettlement (“ORR”), the branch of the Department of Health and Human Services that oversees undocumented minors and those seeking asylum in the US, must allow teenagers in its custody to obtain abortions.

US Senators Introduce Bill to Prohibit Males Who Identify as Female From Competing in Girls’ School Sports

US Senators Introduce Bill to Prohibit Males Who Identify as Female From Competing in Girls’ School Sports

Sep 30, 2020

Five U.S. senators have introduced a bill that would bar biologically male, transgender athletes from competing in girls' sports at a high school level.

Trump Signing ‘Born Alive’ Executive Order To Protect Babies Who Survive Abortion

Trump Signing ‘Born Alive’ Executive Order To Protect Babies Who Survive Abortion

Sep 25, 2020

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump announced that he would sign an executive order to ensure all babies born alive, including those born prematurely or that survive “botched” abortions, receive medical care.

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