Entries by US Pastor Council Staff

Texas Republican Party weighs in on protecting privacy of women and children!

Dear Fellow Texas Republican, Governor Abbott’s call for a special session included 10 items that pertain to our RPT Platform planks. One of those items is privacy, which is addressed in RPT Platform plank 87: “We urge the enactment of legislation addressing individuals’ use of bathrooms, showers and locker rooms that correspond with their biologically […]

Bill Affirms LGBTs Have No Special Rights

BOB ESCHLIMAN, Charisma News About 14 months ago, on May 13, 2016, the Obama administration’s departments of education and justice issued their now infamous joint Dear Colleague Letter on Transgender Students, declaring the agencies would “treat a student’s gender identity as the student’s sex for purposes of enforcing Title IX.” Title IX of the Education […]

Humanity of Abortion Victims Shown in ‘His Only Picture’ Baby Photos Campaign

MELISSA BARNHART , Christian Post A Chicago-based pro-life group has launched a new campaign that aims to show the human faces behind over 2,000 abortions performed on average in the United States every day. Because most people turn their heads and look away when they’re confronted with images of aborted babies, the Pro-Life Action League […]

Use wrong transgender pronoun in schools, get probed

Michael F. Haverluck, OneNewsNow.com Public school teachers, administrators and staff refusing to address ‘transgender” students by their preferred pronouns or names could be called under investigation, the United States Department of Education’s (DOE) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) recently declared. On June 6, DOE Acting Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Candice Jackson issued the DOE’s […]

Lawmakers file dozens of bills as Abbott officially calls special session

ANDY DUEHREN AND SHANNON NAJMABADI, The Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott issued a declaration for a special session of the Texas Legislature Monday, formally inviting lawmakers back to Austin to pass “sunset legislation” that will keep several key state agencies open. The long-awaited procedural move allows lawmakers to begin filing bills for the special session […]

Michigan Farmer Fights Back Against City Banning Traditional Marriage Supporters From Farmers Market

Kelsey Harkness, The Daily Signal A small-town farmer in St. Johns, Michigan, got creative in his fight against East Lansing city officials, who banned another farmer’s family from selling produce at the city’s farmers market because they refuse to host same-sex weddings on their farm. Watch the video to learn how one farmer, Kyle Barnhart, […]

U.K. baby sparks end-of-life discussion

David Roach, Baptist Press LONDON (BP) — The heart-wrenching case of a British infant with a genetic disease has triggered an international discussion about who should make end-of-life decisions for children. London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital announced today (July 7) it would reconsider its decision to turn off life support for 11-month-old Charlie Gard. Previously, […]

Texas Supreme Court says in Pidgeon and Hicks v. Turner that Obergefell is no defense for Houston Mayor’s same-sex benefits

By Rev. Dave Welch During the reign of Houston Mayor Annise Parker, one of the numerous acts of aggression against the rule of law and basic decency that she perpetrated was to arbitrarily recognize same sex marriages from others states in order to extend employee benefits to non-married and same sex partners of city employees.  […]