Silencing the Silencers
By Robert Knight   |   07.14.17
Frustrated by its inability to win elections, the left is attempting to silence opponents through intimidation, either in the streets or in the courts. The latest example is the hijacking of Guidestar USA by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). Guidestar is a database of more than 2 million nonprofit and non-governmental (NGO) organizations. It's considered the foremost authority on nonprofits, and had a self-avowed reputation for "remaining neutral."
Trump Admin Pressures Schools to Reinforce Transgenderism
By Joshua Denton   |   07.12.17
The Trump administration's Department for Civil Rights at the Department of Education has issued a memo to schools stating that civil rights investigations will be launched against individuals at schools who refuse to address transgender students by their preferred gender pronouns.
When Transparency Really Means Tyranny
By Joel Erickson   |   07.08.17
In his recent video for PragerU, National Review senior fellow David French illuminates the political buzzword of “transparency” and the Left’s illicit application of the concept to the private citizen. While the government possesses an obligation to be transparent in...
Charity-Rating Website Removes 46 Conservative Groups From ‘Hate List’
By John Biver   |   06.29.17
The nation’s leading source of information on U.S. charities announced it will modify its use of a controversial “hate group” designation in listings for some well-known and broadly supported conservative nonprofits. Thankfully, more and more Americans -- even those on the political left -- are learning the truth about the discredited Southern Poverty Law Center.
The U.S. Supreme Court and Religious Liberty
By David E. Smith   |   06.26.17
Great news! On June 26th, U.S. Supreme Court handed down a 7-2 ruling in favor of religious liberty! The High Court ruled in favor of a church in Missouri that sued the state after being denied taxpayer funds for a playground safety project because of a restriction that prohibited state taxpayer funding for religious institutions.
Christian Leaders Call on Congressional Leaders to Support the ‘Free Speech Fairness Act’
By John Biver   |   06.23.17
Last October the Illinois Family Institute brought attention to the “Free Speech Fairness Act.” Now faith leaders from around the country, including IFI's executive director David E. Smith, are signing a letter addressed U.S. Congressional leaders calling for the passage of the bill. This letter was delivered earlier this week...
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Pastors Free to Counsel Youth with Same-Sex Attraction Despite IL Counseling Law
By Monte Larrick   |   06.05.17
A recent federal court ruling gives pastors in Illinois the go-ahead to counsel children about their unwanted same-sex attraction, but the state's ban on counseling youths regarding their same-sex attraction is still a roadblock to licensed mental health professionals.
Religious Freedom for the Long-Term
By Charlie Butts   |   06.03.17
The Trump administration is apparently trying to right the wrongs imposed by the Affordable Care Act on faith-based organizations, but there's another needed protection the administration cannot provide.
Leftists Ban Catholic Vendor from Farmers’ Market
By Laurie Higgins   |   06.02.17
The Left, drifting further and further into unreality, insists on denying that conservative Christians are being persecuted in America despite unequivocal evidence to the contrary. But I guess if they’re able to deny that persons with congenital penises are male, anything is possibl
Why is it so hard to understand?
By Aaron Baer   |   05.24.17
Remember learning about the Pavlovian experiment where every time he rung a bell, he gave a dog a treat, resulting in the dog connecting the sound of bell with food? (If you don’t know what I’m talking about, just watch...
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