Culture

Courts, Culture January 18th, 2023

Judge dismisses LGBT students’ case against Christian colleges

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against Christian colleges by LGBT students whose arguments were “confusing and contradictory,” according to the court’s opinion. Forty students who currently or previously attended religious institutions alleged the schools discriminated against them because of sexual orientation or gender identity. Although Title IX prohibits federally funded organizations from practicing sex-based discrimination,…
Culture, Public Education January 18th, 2023

North Carolina teacher sues school that fired him for teaching ‘viewpoint diversity’

A high school teacher is suing the school that fired him after he opposed radical ideologies such as Critical Race Theory. David Phillips spent eight years teaching at North Carolina’s Governor’s School, a summer program for gifted high school seniors. But in 2021, he was unceremoniously fired for teaching the “principles of free inquiry and viewpoint…
Culture, Faith in the Public Square January 17th, 2023

God may not pick the winners, but a ‘spiritual awakening’ is taking place in an NFL locker room

In the wake of Bills’ safety Damar Hamlin’s on-field resuscitation Jan. 2, it seems a spiritual revival is taking place in the Buffalo locker room. Bills’ quarterback Josh Allen calls it “a spiritual awakening.” “I said this in my press conference the other day – just kind of a spiritual awakening for really me, and I…
Culture, Current Events January 17th, 2023

California girl tearfully recounts encounter with naked biological male in YMCA locker room

A California girl encountered a naked biological male who identifies as transgender in her local YMCA locker room, an experience she tearfully recounted before her city council last week. Rebecca Phillips, 17, had finished showering after a workout at the YMCA in Santee, California when she saw biological male naked in the locker room. Not knowing…
Culture, Parents January 16th, 2023

Family-friendly, faith-based story hour for children is taking place in libraries across the country

In direct opposition to “drag queen story hours” for children, Christians have begun holding their own faith-based story hours in libraries all over America. “Our culture now privileges drag queens over biblical kings. Tragically, children have been placed in the middle of this confusion,” Owen Strachan, provost of Grace Bible Theological Seminary in Conway, Arkansas, told…
Culture, Parents January 16th, 2023

Report: Children under 14 dying from fentanyl poisoning at faster rate than any other age group

(The Center Square) – Children under age 14 are dying from fentanyl poisoning at a faster rate than any other age group in the U.S., according to a new analysis from Families Against Fentanyl. In the past two years, synthetic opioid (fentanyl) deaths among children surged. Fentanyl-related deaths among infants (children under age one) quadrupled from…
Culture, Public Education January 16th, 2023

The country’s largest school districts are hiding kids’ gender transitions from parents

(Daily Caller) – The nation’s largest school districts are implementing policies that require educators to keep students’ gender transitions a secret from their parents. Los Angeles Unified School District, Chicago Public Schools and New York Public Schools are promoting practices and policies that hide a student’s transgender status from their parents. The policies have become a cultural flashpoint amid a battle over the role parents should play…
Culture, Higher Education January 13th, 2023

Female athletes demand NCAA protect women’s sports outside annual convention

(Daily Caller) – Female athletes, alumni and supporters delivered a petition to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Thursday demanding that the governing body take deliberate action to prohibit men from competing in women’s sports. The petition was delivered after the “Our Body, Our Sports” rally Thursday morning in San Antonio, Texas, during the NCAA’s annual convention.…
Culture, Parents January 12th, 2023

Kirk Cameron plans national library tour to promote family values and freedom

After successfully promoting his new children’s book at previously unwelcoming public libraries, actor and writer Kirk Cameron is planning a national library tour. Cameron’s new book, As You Grow, tells the story of a seed that grows through “trials and triumphs” into a mature oak tree. The story highlights virtues such as love, joy and gentleness…
Culture January 12th, 2023

Sex change patients reported serious health problems after surgeries, study finds

(Daily Caller) – A new study examining transgender patients’ stressors and coping mechanisms revealed widespread unhappiness with the outcomes of various cross-sex medical procedures, along with serious complications and negative side effects from surgeries and medications. Researchers at the Amsterdam University Medical Center and Amsterdam Public Health Institute interviewed 19 Dutch transgender patients, all of whom…