Free Speech for Me, But Not for Thee: No Pro-Life License Plates in NY

If you are pro-life in New York, you'd better keep it to yourself.That's because the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has just overturned a lower court's decision which permitted the adoption advocacy group Children First Foundation to include the words "Choose Life" on its license plates.It appears that the plates may, in the court's opinion, encourage road rage. John Burger writes, over at Aleteia: According to Judge Rosemary Pooler, who wrote the majority opinion in The Children … [Read more...]

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The Dictatorship of Relativism: Catholicism in the Crosshairs

The State of Illinois has been in the forefront of the culture wars recently because of a new law passed by the Illinois Legislature which threatens to force the Catholic Church out of the adoption business.When Illinois’ new civil union law took effect on June 1, 2010, religious adoption and foster care agencies were faced with a dilemma:  whether to follow their religious beliefs, or follow the new state law.  The Lutheran and Evangelical child welfare agencies chose to follow the law.  Ca … [Read more...]

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Help Needed! Flood Closes Pregnancy Center

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord.  Plans to prosper you and not to harm you,  Plans to give you a hope and a future.  --Jeremiah 29:11 Why do women who find themselves in an unplanned pregnancy choose abortion?They feel they have no alternative, because they need to work. Their boyfriends/husbands will not support them if they continue their pregnancy. Their parents will be angry. They fear the disapproval of people at their church. They don’t understand that what is … [Read more...]

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