In one of the most moving parts of the president’s State of the Union address, President Donald Trump honored Ryan Holet—a police officer who decided to adopt the baby of a heroin addict. Holet encountered the baby’s parents while on duty and asked the mother, “Why do you have to be shooting
While the Department of Defense defends our nation against threats to national security, two groups are hoping Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will take his attention off the enemy and turn it against the spiritual needs of our servicemembers.
Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights announced the creation of a new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division. Among its first acts was to propose a rule protecting the conscience rights of religious health care workers within the medical profession. While many conservatives, particularly
With Super Bowl Sunday only a few days away, millions of Americans are focused on getting ready for the Big Game. Among those, are members of Sports Fan Outreach International (SFOI), a Christian ministry that facilitates short-term mission trips to major sporting events, including the Super Bowl, World Series, NBA
Can praying get you sacked from your job? That’s exactly what happened to high school football coach Joe Kennedy after a school district just outside Seattle, WA fired him for a 15-second silent prayer. Even more outrageous is a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
America’s tradition of public invocations is being challenged by the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) – a radical group desperately trying to erase the heritage of opening government meetings with invocations. This time they have even attacked invocations offered by volunteer, multi-faith chaplains who comfort the grieving in their community.