Obama’s Spying On The Press Was Far More Extensive Than Previously Thought

“When not harassing reporters, Obama officials refused to cooperate with them, racking up the worse record for fulfilling FOIA of any previous administration. Obama even routinely banned news photographers from official events so he could keep an iron grip on his image. Michelle Obama banned the press from her taxpayer-paid China visit.” 

(John Merline – Issues & Insights)  President Trump might be openly hostile to the mainstream media, but it was the Obama administration that was engaged in a widespread effort to thwart the media. Which do you think is more harmful to a free press? Continue reading

Former Homosexuals, Transgenders to March in Washington in Celebration of Freedom in Christ

One speaker also exhorted those gathered with the words of Scripture, stating, “I believe some of you here today are still battling thoughts and temptations. God wants to deliver you from every yoke of bondage. He wants you to take every thought captive and lay aside every weight and that sin that does so easily entangle you.”

(Heather Clark – Christian News Network)  The second annual Freedom March will be held on Saturday in the nation’s capital, featuring messages from those who formerly lived as homosexuals or transgender but broke free from the power of sin through Jesus Christ. Continue reading

‘LGBT Explosion’: Pa. High School’s ‘Gay-Straight Alliance’ Presents Drag Show in Auditorium During School Hours

The informant advised that there are “many religious people” in Lansdowne, and that “[m]ost of them have pulled their kids out of Penn Wood High School and sent them to parochial or Christian schools, but they still pay taxes to the school district. There are also many African Christians, who would be alarmed [at this program].”

(Heather Clark – Christian News Network)  Unbeknownst to local residents, a “Gay-Straight Alliance” at a high school in Pennsylvania presented a drag show on Wednesday during school hours as part of a day-long event entitled “Coming Home: A Place for Everyone to Feel Safe.” Continue reading

Trump gives AG Barr authority to declassify documents related to 2016 campaign surveillance

“I think spying did occur. The question is whether it was adequately predicated,” Barr testified last month, adding that he believed it is his “obligation” to review whether there was misconduct in the original investigation. “Congress is usually very concerned with intelligence agencies and law enforcement agencies staying in their proper lane.”

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Alabama Public Television Will Not Run Same-Sex ‘Wedding’ Episode of Children’s Cartoon ‘Arthur’

In 2017, an episode of the preschooler-geared Disney Junior cartoon “Doc McStuffins” featured an animated depiction of the lesbian mothers of two children. Disney also raised concerns the same year when it aired its first-ever same-sex kissing scene during a broadcast of its cartoon “Star vs. the Forces of Evil.”

(Heather Clark – Christian News Network)  Alabama Public Television has decided that it will not run the same-sex “wedding” episode of the longtime children’s cartoon “Arthur” as it does not want to breach its trust with parents in the state. Continue reading

Trump Tweets Support for Aborting Babies in Certain Cases Amid National Outcry to Outlaw Abortion

Rebecca Kiessling of Save the 1, who was conceived in rape and now is a voice against killing children for the crimes of their fathers, lamented the president’s post, writing on social media, “There’s nothing quite like getting singled out for death by your president.”

(Heather Clark – Christian News Network)  Amid a number of states considering bills this legislative season surrounding concerns over the ongoing murder of unborn children, President Trump posted a series of tweets on Saturday evening in which he reiterated that he identifies as pro-life, but believes in the exceptions of rape, incest and the life of the mother. Continue reading

Televangelist Jim Bakker sells $45 Trump coin, calls it ‘point of contact’ with God

Wallnau used the classic “us against them” selling tactic, saying “That’s why we’ve got to pray, because they think we’re crazy. But we’re actually the sane ones so we’re praying.”

(Blake Alsup – New York Daily News) For only $45 you can establish a “point of contact” with God via a gold-plated coin engraved with President Trump and King Cyrus’ faces — according to the “Jim Bakker Show” at least.

The coin is being peddled by Lance Wallnau, who claims God told him people need it to pray for Trump. Continue reading

4 Things Christians Should Know about the Equality Act

“According to Greg Baylor of Alliance Defending Freedom, the Equality Act is also set to repeal the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993, a bill that was signed into law by Democratic President Bill Clinton. This means that people will no longer be able to use religious free exercise as a defense for their actions. For example, if a church declines to allow a gay couple from holding their wedding in their church because it goes against your religious beliefs, the church could be subjected to legal action.”

(Kayla Koslosky – Christian Headlines)  The ill-named Equality Act is making its way back through Congress this year. The act, which is being painted as a pro-LGBT law, is coming across to many people of faith as an anti-religious freedom law. Continue reading

Ocasio-Cortez Says Alabama’s Abortion Ban Is About ‘Owning Women’

“When women are in control of their sexuality, it threatens a core element underpinning right-wing ideology: patriarchy. It’s a brutal form of oppression to seize control of the one essential thing a person should command: their own body.”

(Wayne Dupree – LifeZette)  Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) ran to Twitter to deliver her response to the signing by Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey — a Republican — of the most restrictive reproductive legislation since 1973.

The Supreme Court decision permitting abortion nationwide was issued that year in Roe v. Wade. Continue reading

IG Probe Into FISA Abuse Against Trump Campaign ‘Done’ And ‘Devastating,’ Sources Say

Hannity noted that former U.S. Attorney Joe diGenova told Fox Business last week that Horowitz “has concluded that the final three FISA extensions were illegally obtained” and that new disclosures from an open-records request indicate that “all four FISAs will have been obtained illegally.”

(James Barrett – Daily Wire)  Conservative commentator Sean Hannity said on his Fox News program Wednesday night that his sources say the Justice Department inspector general’s investigation into abuse by the FBI of FISA warrants to surveil the Trump campaign is “done” — and “it’s devastating.”…. Continue reading

Policy analyst on falling birth rates: Rhetoric from the left contributing to ‘change in norms’

“What I do think we need to be talking about as a society though is how do we ensure that young women and young families are thinking a career doesn’t mean that I shouldn’t be able to have a family.”

(Anna Hopkins – Fox News)   In response to new statistics revealing the United States has hit its lowest birth rate in 32 years, Independent Women’s Forum senior policy analyst Patrice Onwuka argued that rhetoric from the political left is contributing to women rethinking the decision to have children. Continue reading

Alabama Senate passes bill banning nearly all abortions

“Although the Alabama State House voted to pass the bill last month, 74-3, Democratic lawmakers pressed Tuesday, unsuccessfully, for amendments that would create exceptions in instances of rape and incest.”

(Vandana Rambaran – Fox News)  Alabama’s state Senate passed a controversial bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions in the state and make performing one a felony unless the mother’s health is at risk.

The bill will make the punishment for performing abortions up to 99 years or life in prison, although the woman who received one will not be subject to a felony charge. Continue reading

Transgender Weightlifter Stripped of Four World Records Because ‘Correct Physiological Classification Is Male’

Transgender weightlifter Mary Gregory

“On the basis of all information presented to the Board of Directors for this particular case, the conclusion made, is that the correct physiological classification is male.”

(Craig Banister – CNSNews)  A biological male competing as a female weightlifter has been stripped of four world records, the 100% Raw Powerlifting Federation (100% RAW) has announced.

Transgender athlete Mary Gregory had not sufficiently transitioned into a biological female, 100% RAW declared in a post on its website: Continue reading

Homosexual State Rep. Who Recorded Self Harassing ‘Old White Lady’ to Defend ‘Right’ to Murder Unborn Called to Resign

Two days prior to the video, in response to Live Action sharing the footage of his harassment of an elderly woman, Sims wrote, “Bring it, Bible Bullies! You are bigots, sexists, and misogynists and I see right through your fake morals and your broken values.”

(Heather Clark – Christian News Network)  Democratic Pennsylvania Rep. Brian Sims, who was the first openly homosexual elected legislator in the commonwealth, is being called to resign after he posted footage of himself on Thursday harassing an elderly woman outside of the Philadelphia Planned Parenthood in defense of mothers’ “rights” to have their unborn children murdered. Continue reading

Jerry Falwell Jr. denies report of Michael Cohen’s help sought in alleged ‘racy photo’ matter

Reuters had reported that it obtained a taped conversation between Cohen and comedian Tom Arnold, in which Cohen reportedly says Falwell asked him to intervene in a situation where someone possessed the type of photos that would typically be kept “between husband and wife.”

(Joseph A. Wulfsohn – Fox News)  Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. has denied asking former Trump attorney Michael Cohen to intervene in a case where someone reportedly claimed to possess racy “personal” photos that were potentially embarrassing to Falwell and his wife, as a news outlet reported Tuesday. Continue reading

Bolton Announces U.S. Military Movement to Combat Iranian Aggression

Aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln. Photo credit Flickr

“Two weeks ago, the Trump administration officially labeled the Iranian Revolutionary  Guard a terrorist organization.” 

(Katie Pavlich – Townhall)  White House National Security Advisor John Bolton announced in a statement late Sunday night the United States is moving military assets to combat aggression by Iran.

“In response to a number of troubling and escalatory indications and warnings, the United States is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the U.S. Central Command region to send a clear and unmistakable message to the Iranian regime that any attack on United States interests or on those of our allies will be met with unrelenting force,” Bolton said. Continue reading

Rachel Held Evans, Author, Blogger Has Died

“The death of someone who lived the life of an apostate is sobering, never joyful to anyone who knows the truth of judgment for those outside the Lord. Though there are many who teach falsely in the world, some who anger me, some who puzzle me, there are some, like Rachel, that the Lord inexplicably put on my heart as if she was a close family member wandering from the fold. I cried real tears when I wrote my Open Letter to her 6 years ago, I cried real tears in Mid-April when I learned she was in dire medical condition, and I cried sorrowful grief-ridden tears over her death when I learned of it this morning.”

(Elizabeth Prata)  Columnist, author, mother of two, Evans had been in a medically induced coma since April 19, 2019. According to updates provided by her husband of 16 years, Dan, during treatment for an infection Rachel began exhibiting unexpected symptoms. Doctors found that her brain was experiencing constant seizures. Continue reading

White House rips Mueller in letter to DOJ, says team ‘failed in their duty to act as prosecutors’

“Flood took issue with the analysis that Mueller intentionally didn’t issue a conclusion on obstruction, but rather decided to provide information about his investigation so Congress could decide whether to take action, like impeachment.”

(Judson Berger & Gregg Re – Fox News)  The White House tore into Robert Mueller and his investigators in a recent letter to Attorney General Bill Barr that argued the special counsel’s team included “political statements” in their Russia report and “failed” to act as traditional prosecutors — while stating President Trump reserves his right to invoke executive privilege on matters related to the report. Continue reading

End to Aids in sight as huge study finds drugs stop HIV transmission

“The Partner study has given us the confidence to say, without doubt, that people living with HIV who are on effective treatment cannot pass the virus on to their sexual partners. This has incredible impact on the lives of people living with HIV and is a powerful message to address HIV-related stigma.”

(The Guardian)  An end to the Aids epidemic could be in sight after a landmark study found men whose HIV infection was fully suppressed by antiretroviral drugs had no chance of infecting their partner. Continue reading

Transgender ‘Equality Act’ Threatens Women’s Sports

Rachel McKinnon, transgender cyclist

“The Democrats’ pro-transgender law would prevent women from excluding men who say they are women from women’s showers, homeless shelters, prisons, and civic groups. The law also would prevent women from excluding men from women’s civic competitions for athletic awards, education scholarships, professional accomplishments or style status.”

(Neil Munro – Breitbart)  The Democratic Party’s pro-transgender “Equality Act” would wreck women’s sports, says a Washington Post article by three liberal women, including former tennis champ Martina Navratilova. Continue reading

New York Times issues correction for op-ed calling Jesus ‘Palestinian,’ not Jewish

“Rabbi Abraham Cooper, associate and director of Global Social Action Agenda at the Simon Wiesenthal Center, accused the NYT of “fake news” and said they are trying to “rewrite” history.”

(Caleb Parke – Fox News)  The New York Times, which apologized yesterday for running “anti-Semitic propaganda” against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Trump, issued a correction about an article alleging Jesus was Palestinian and not Jewish. Continue reading

The universe is younger and expanding faster than we thought, a new study found — and we may need new physics as a result

Reiss downplayed the idea that the results could be the result of human error. He said that the “mismatch” between the two rates “has been growing and has now reached a point that is really impossible to dismiss as a fluke. This is not what we expected.”

(Sinéad Baker – Business Insider)  The universe is younger and expanding faster than we thought, a new study found, scientists think we may have to work on new physics as a result.

A new study lead by Nobel Prize-winning scientist, Adam Riess, found that the universe is expanding 9% faster than previous calculations that were based on studying the aftermath of the Big Bang. Continue reading