Americans Rally Behind Christian Bakers, Donate More Than $250,000

The Klein family (from the Continue to Give website)

An Oregon couple forced to close their bakery after they refused to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding have become heroes in the culture wars. And now, supporters have raised more than $253,000 for Melissa and Aaron Klein, who wanted to operate their business according to Christian principles.A lesbian couple alleged that the Kleins' refusal had caused them physical, emotional and mental damages. Among the symptoms they'd experienced after the bakers refused their business, they listed “e … [Read more...]

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When You Wake Up in the Morning, God Will Still Be in Control

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June 26 was a hard day. The U.S. Supreme Court, disregarding longstanding tradition, religious belief, and the law, redefined the institution of marriage, which has throughout history been the bedrock institution upon which society is built.The 5-4 vote was hotly contested by Justice Antonin Scalia, who called the ruling a "threat to American democracy" and quipped that if he'd signed a statement like that, he'd have to wear a bag over his head.Chief Justice Roberts wrote a separate d … [Read more...]

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Is It Really “Shameful” to Follow Your Faith? The Free Press’ Contemptuous Sneer at Faith-Based Adoption

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"Another shameful moment for Michigan." That's what the Detroit Free Press Editorial Board said yesterday regarding House Bills 4188-4190, which were approved by the Michigan House and Senate and signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder.The legislation grants legal protections to faith-based child placement agencies, ensuring that they can continue to provide foster care and adoption services in concert with the agencies’ religious mission. That means that the bills guarantee that Catholic and … [Read more...]

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