Entries by US Pastor Council Staff

400,000-Membered American Bar Association Backs LGBT Rights in US, Globally

400,000-Membered American Bar Association Backs LGBT Rights in US, Globally The American Bar Association, which has more than 400,000 members, has adopted a new resolution calling for an end to “discrimination” against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the Unites States and around the world. LGBT people have “a human right to be free […]

Courts in Arizona, California Recognize Transgender Marriages

Courts in Arizona, California Recognize Transgender Marriages Courts in Arizona and California have delivered rulings in two separate divorce cases, legally recognizing transgender marriages, including that of the world’s “first pregnant man.” The Arizona Court of Appeals has allowed “Pregnant Man” Thomas Beatie, who was born female, to dissolve his Hawaiian marriage with another woman, […]

Common Core Curriculum Sparks Homeschooling Surge in North Carolina

Common Core Curriculum Sparks Homeschooling Surge in North Carolina North Carolina has seen a substantial increase in the number of parents that are choosing to homeschool their children; many parents say that the national Common Core curriculum is the cause of the homeschooling surge. According to EAGNews.org, the number of households that are opting to […]

Another No UNequal Rights Victory: ERO suspended until January!

Trial date set, our legal options still remain to seek court action on putting referendum on Fall ’14 ballot by HAPC Staff Report Since the Houston Chronicle has a difficult time both understanding and reporting facts or truth, the good news from today’s hearing is as follows: The City of Houston paraded fifteen attorneys from […]

Another No UNequal Rights Victory: ERO suspended until January!

Trial date set, our legal options still remain to seek court action on putting referendum on Fall ’14 ballot by HAPC Staff Report Baptist Ministers Association of Houston * Houston Area Pastor Council * Houston Ministers Against Crime * AME Ministers Alliance of Houston/Gulf Coast * Northeast Ministers Alliance * South Texas Full Gospel Baptist […]

Chaplain Alliance Urges Navy to Reverse Decision on Removing Bibles From Rooms Following Atheist Group’s Complaint

Chaplain Alliance Urges Navy to Reverse Decision on Removing Bibles From Rooms Following Atheist Group’s Complaint The Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty has spoken out against the Navy’s recent decision to remove Bibles from Navy lodges and guest quarters, following a complaint from atheist group Freedom From Religion Foundation. “A Bible in a hotel room […]

600 Illegal Immigrant Convicts Wrongly Released From Jail Due to Mismanagement, Budget Shortfall, Homeland Security IG Report Reveals

600 Illegal Immigrant Convicts Wrongly Released From Jail Due to Mismanagement, Budget Shortfall, Homeland Security IG Report Reveals U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement mistakenly released over 2,000 undocumented immigrants during a 2013 budget crisis, and over 600 of them had criminal convictions, according to a Homeland Security Inspector General report made publicly available this week. […]

Bibles in Public Schools: Do Students Benefit When the Holy Book Is Taught in Classrooms?

Bibles in Public Schools: Do Students Benefit When the Holy Book Is Taught in Classrooms? WASHINGTON — An education expert has argued that United States public schools can benefit immensely from reading the Bible in literature classes and having prayer in schools. William Jeynes, senior fellow at the Witherspoon Institute and an education professor at […]

IRS Would Lose in Court Battle Against Churches Over ‘Pulpit Freedom,’ Says NRB Head

IRS Would Lose in Court Battle Against Churches Over ‘Pulpit Freedom,’ Says NRB Head Churches would win a case against the Internal Revenue Service if the government agency revokes their tax-exempt statuses for political speech, National Religious Broadcasters President Jerry Johnson predicted amid news that the IRS has agreed to investigate churches that engage in […]

California Parents Object to New Health Book That Includes Oral Sex, Bondage, Drug Use

California Parents Object to New Health Book That Includes Oral Sex, Bondage, Drug Use Parents in Fremont, California, are pushing their school district to remove a health book with sections about oral sex, bondage and drug use from local high schools, saying there is no way the publishers can adapt the adult content featured in […]