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Let’s remember how #JamesFoley lived, but also how he was brutally murdered

Posted by: ST on August 23, 2014 at 12:58 pm » 6 Comments

For those of you who were under the radar and missed this horrifying news from earlier this week: In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley – and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say. Even […]

 

Justice Ginsburg: An all-female SCOTUS would’ve ruled differently on #HobbyLobby

Posted by: ST on August 1, 2014 at 6:03 pm » 6 Comments

The shameful judicial advocacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg continues: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been making the media rounds and the Internet is eating it up. After telling Yahoo News the five men on the court have a “blind spot” when it comes to discrimination against women, she turned […]

 

Meriam Ibrahim and family flown to Italy – plus, fate of other Christians?

Posted by: ST on July 24, 2014 at 2:02 pm » 2 Comments

Via Fox News: Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman who faced a death sentence for refusing to renounce her faith, has been flown to Italy on an Italian government jet, accompanied by that country’s vice-minister for foreign affairs. Reuters reported that Italian television broadcast images of Ibrahim, 27, arriving at Rome’s Ciampino airport accompanied by […]

 

Senate Dems, including @KayHagan, set to try & “reverse” #HobbyLobby ruling

Posted by: ST on July 15, 2014 at 9:50 am » Comments Off

Because religious freedom sucks and stuff – and so do the “five white guys” on the Supreme Court. Via The Hill: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) set up the first procedural vote on a bill that would reverse the recent Supreme Court ruling that allows some employers to deny birth control coverage for women. […]

 

Senator Mark Begich (D-AK) apparently has trouble with the Constitution

Posted by: Phineas on July 13, 2014 at 1:52 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas So, I’m enjoying a quiet morning and reading an article on the reactions of the various candidates for the US Senate from Alaska to the Hobby Lobby decision, when I come across this howler from the incumbent, Mark Begich: “I believe people, not corporations, have a right to practice their constitutional right to […]

 

Liberal freak-out commences in the aftermath of #SCOTUS Hobby Lobby ruling

Posted by: ST on June 30, 2014 at 8:08 pm » 4 Comments

I had a million things going on today so I wasn’t around much in the immediate aftermath of today’s Supreme Court ruling on the Hobby Lobby case, but it was pretty predictable how the left would react if the court didn’t rule in favor of the Obama administration’s position on the so-called “birth control mandate.” […]

 

Open Thread: #SCOTUS Hobby Lobby ruling

Posted by: ST on June 30, 2014 at 9:45 am » 1 Comment

As I noted yesterday, the Supreme Court is expected to announce today their verdict in the Hobby Lobby religious freedom case, which pits the family-owned company against the Obama administration’s Obamacare “birth control mandate.” The Hill provides a preview of what’s ahead: The boundaries of religious freedom hang in the balance as the Supreme Court […]

 

#SCOTUS verdicts in Hobby Lobby, union fees cases to be announced Monday

Posted by: ST on June 29, 2014 at 1:32 pm » 1 Comment

The Associated Press reports that Supreme Court is preparing to release verdicts tomorrow in two more key cases, most notably the one involving Hobby Lobby versus Obamacare: WASHINGTON –  The Supreme Court is poised to deliver its verdict in a case that weighs the religious rights of employers and the right of women to the […]

 

Egyptian court sentences Christian to 6 years “for contempt of religion”

Posted by: ST on June 25, 2014 at 11:41 am » 1 Comment

The Associated Press reports that an Egyptian Christian has been sentenced to six years prison time by an Egyptian court because he “insulted Islam” on Facebook: LUXOR, Egypt –  A court convicted an Egyptian Christian to six years imprisonment for blasphemy and contempt of religion on Tuesday. The Luxor court issued its verdict against Kerolos […]

 

Report: Meriam Ibrahim freed from Sudanese prison

Posted by: ST on June 23, 2014 at 2:31 pm » 2 Comments

Wonderful news: Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman who gave birth in a Khartoum prison after being sentenced to death in May for allegedly converting from Islam to Christianity, has been freed, FoxNews.com has confirmed. Ibrahim, 27, refused to renounce her Christian faith in court in May, prompting a judge to sentence her to hang for […]