National

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... -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... -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... -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.”... -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... -Read More


Senate Breaks Gridlock, Passes Human Trafficking Bill

(WNS)–The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan human trafficking bill on April 22, scoring a significant victory for Republicans who fought to ensure taxpayer funding wouldn’t go to pay for abortions. “Help is finally on the way for the thousands of enslaved victims who suffer unspeakable abuse in the shadows,” said... -Read More


Coalition of Black Churches Rebukes PCUSA Over Marriage Redefinition

(WNS)–In a stern public rebuke, the National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) has condemned the recent decision by the Presbyterian Church (USA) to define marriage as a “commitment between two people.” NBCI’s president, Anthony Evans, chastised the denomination, saying that “by voting to redefine marriage [the] PCUSA automatically forfeits Christ’s saving grace.”... -Read More


It All Began in Indiana Anyway

Recently, we have seen many lies told in and about Indiana. First, there was a noble attempt to ensure that religious freedom continue there, using the same template for a law passed in many other states and even signed at the federal level by Bill Clinton. As a result of the... -Read More