Entries by US Pastor Council Staff

LGBT Groups: Conservative Christians ‘Have No Place in Government’

Samuel Smith, Christian Post LGBT activist groups are outraged that the Trump administration’s Department of Education invited speakers from two prominent conservative Christian family organizations to participate in a panel discussion on fatherhood held in advance of Father’s Day last week. Politico reports that experts from the Family Research Council and Focus on the Family […]

California Judge Hands Pro-Life Group a Major Victory Over Euthanasia Law

Bob Eschliman, Charisma News One year ago, Life Legal Defense Foundation went to court to stop implementation of California’s infamous End of Life Option Act, which it says “strips vital legal protections from patients who have been diagnosed with a terminal illness.” The pro-life legal defense organization stated in a press release that the law […]

2 Cases Threaten to Shut Down Public Prayer. Why the Supreme Court May Need to Act.

Ken Klukowski, The Daily Signal Ken Klukowski is senior counsel for First Liberty Institute, a nationwide law firm dedicated to protecting religious liberty for all Americans. He represents Jackson County in Bormuth v. County of Jackson. Two federal appeals courts are considering whether elected leaders throughout the Midwest and mid-Atlantic regions must abandon the 200-year-old […]

Texas Gov. Signs Bill Protecting Religious Freedom of Faith-Based Adoption Groups

MICHAEL GRYBOSKI , CHRISTIAN POST Texas Governor Greg Abbott has signed a bill into law that prevents the government from punishing faith-based adoption agencies that operate their organizations in accordance with their religious beliefs. Abbott signed House Bill 3859 into law on Thursday that seeks to protect religious child welfare agencies from being forced to […]

AFA Demands Target Stop ‘Insanity’ After Sexual Voyeur Records Screaming Woman in Dressing Room

STOYAN ZAIMOV, CHRISTIAN POST The American Family Association has urged Target CEO Brian Cornell to “stop the insanity” following the latest incident of sexual voyeurism at a Target store, in which employees failed to stop a man from recording a woman in a dressing room stall. “We have warned you over and over and over […]

Attorneys Return to Courtroom to Defend Prayer Before Government Meetings

BOB ESCHLIMAN, Charisma News First Liberty Institute is defending the right of public officials to open their meetings with voluntary prayer. Wednesday, attorneys representing the Jackson County, Michigan, commissioners argued to protect their right to pray before their meetings in front of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati, Ohio. The team of First […]