GOP presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) spoke out Thursday on the growing debate over transgender policies for school facilities including restrooms and lockers, specifically the push for kids to use facilities consistent with their “gender identity.”
Cruz on ‘Lunacy’ of Transgender Policies: ‘My 5-Year-Old Knows There’s a Difference Between Boys and Girls’
November 23, 2015, 2:46 PM EST
November 20, 2015, 3:52 PM EST
Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) spoke out Thursday on his concerns for religious liberty in America, especially in light of the Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage and the recent case of a football coach placed on paid leave for praying publicly after games.
November 19, 2015, 2:30 PM EST
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) told reporters at her Thursday press briefing that “the president knows better than any of us” the threat that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) poses to the United States and the world.
November 18, 2015, 8:52 AM EST
Actress Geena Davis told CNSNews.com Tuesday that women face “gender inequality in every segment of society.” She blamed “unconscious gender bias” in television and movies, which have a “terrific gender imbalance.”
November 16, 2015, 2:43 PM EST
James Smith, widower of cop Moira Smith who died evacuating people from the World Trade Center on 9/11, returned his wife’s 2001 Woman of the Year award announcing on Thursday that Glamour magazine awarding Caitlyn (formerly Bruce) Jenner with the same title this year was “insulting” to his wife’s memory and “the memory of other heroic women who have earned this award.”
November 13, 2015, 3:15 PM EST
November 12, 2015, 3:28 PM EST
A new report released by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum finds that the Islamic State terror group “has been and is perpetrating genocide” against the Yezidi religious minority in Northern Iraq.
Sen. Lee Defends Resolution to Honor Crisis Pregnancy Centers: ‘If That’s Divisive, We’ve Got Significant Problems’
November 11, 2015, 3:43 PM EST
Senate Democrats blocked a resolution Tuesday that would have designated the second week of November as “National Pregnancy Center Week” to “recognize the vital role” community-supported pregnancy centers serve in helping women.
November 10, 2015, 2:57 PM EST
Catholic Cardinal John Tong Hon of Hong Kong spoke out last week in a pastoral letter against the recognition of homosexual marriages in Hong Kong and a proposed “Sexual Orientation Ordinance,” just days before an annual gay pride parade on Nov. 7.
November 9, 2015, 2:56 PM EST
Brewdog, a Scottish craft beer company, announced their launch of a “non-binary, postgender beer” last week, which they called “No Label.” While the label was created in partnership with an LGBT group, the beer has stirred up controversy with some in the LGBT community, who claim that it “undermines” the diversity of the trans community.
November 4, 2015, 6:29 PM EST
At a Capitol Hill briefing to announce the theme of March for Life 2016 “Pro-Life and Pro-Woman Go Hand in Hand,” Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.) cried as she related her experience as a teacher discovering that one of her students had been coerced into having an abortion.
November 2, 2015, 3:58 PM EST
Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.) defended a Washington state high school football coach who was recently suspended for refusing to stop praying on the field after games.
October 30, 2015, 3:21 PM EDT
The Department of Education’s Office of the General Council and the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division filed a brief Wednesday evening in support of Gavin Grimm, a biological female who “identifies” as a male. Grimm filed a lawsuit in June against the Gloucester County School Board in Virginia for access to the boys’ restroom.
October 28, 2015, 8:19 AM EDT
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres expressed concern Tuesday over the exodus of Christians in the Middle East because of the conflict in Syria and Iraq.
Pelosi Slams Planned Parenthood Defunding Attempts, Encourages Compromise: ‘That’s What Pope Francis Told Us to Do’
October 22, 2015, 4:02 PM EDT
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) criticized Republican attempts to defund Planned Parenthood and repeal the Affordable Care Act in the House’s upcoming vote on a reconciliation bill Friday.
October 22, 2015, 11:14 AM EDT
Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.) told CNSNews.com Wednesday that it is not moral for Congress to permit federal funding of Planned Parenthood, adding that he was saddened that for President Obama “everything is subordinated to the abortion agenda.”
October 19, 2015, 3:51 PM EDT
Three California churches filed a lawsuit Friday against California’s Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) as part of their fight against the DMHC’s classification last year of elective abortion as a “basic health service,” mandating abortion coverage in all state health care plans with no religious exemptions.
October 16, 2015, 10:44 AM EDT
Concerned parents in a Washington, D.C. suburb say the local school board acted hastily in making “gender identity” part of its non-discrimination policy, but those same public officials are in no rush to release behind-the-scenes information leading up to their controversial decision.
October 15, 2015, 4:53 PM EDT
John Carlin, the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) assistant attorney general for National Security, announced on Wednesday that the DOJ is creating a new position of domestic terrorism counsel to combat the “real and present threat” of domestic extremism. Carlin praised groups such as the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) “that dedicate themselves to examining what the threat is, observing it, and reporting on it,” adding that the work of the SPLC was “very important.”
October 15, 2015, 8:15 AM EDT
John Carlin, the assistant attorney general for national security, announced Wednesday that the Justice Department is creating the new position of domestic terrorism counsel to combat the “real and present threat” of domestic extremism.