• Supreme Court Agrees to Hear One of the Biggest Abortion Cases Since Roe v. Wade

    This week, the U.S. Supreme Court gave the pro-life movement a reason to hope. The court announced on Monday that it would hear a case involving a Mississippi law to decide whether states can pass laws that protect life from abortion before an unborn baby is viable (when he or she can survive outside the […]

  • As New York Tries to Control Photographer’s Speech, She Takes a Stand

    In 2019, Emilee Carpenter decided to turn her photography side hustle into a full-time career. She launched Emilee Carpenter Photography—a photography studio and blog—and became her own boss. Or so she thought. As a Christian, Emilee strives to run her business in a way that is consistent with her beliefs. Because of that, there are […]

  • Why One Mom Dug Deeper into a School District Policy… And Eventually Sued

    When Jennifer Booth got a call from her daughter’s principal, she knew it couldn’t be good news. “We’re going to have to replace Lydia’s mask,” the principal said. “You can’t have religious or political things on masks at school.” Jennifer was confused. This was the second time that Lydia had been told she couldn’t wear […]

  • She Took an Abortion Pill, But Then Regretted It. Here’s How She Saved Her Son.

    Rebekah Hagan was desperate to get an abortion. At 18 years old, Rebekah was pregnant with her second child. She was recently separated from her children’s father—who was physically and verbally abusive—and living with her parents. She didn’t know what else to do. Rebekah had the first several weeks of pregnancy to get a chemical […]

  • Federal Court Has New Chance to Clarify That March for Life Can’t Be Forced to Pay for Abortions

    You probably know the March for Life from its demonstration each January in Washington, D.C. Maybe you’ve even participated. What you might not know, though, is that the March for Life Education and Defense Fund is busy all year long, doing education and legislative work to help protect life. The past several years, it has […]

  • A Prayer of Thanksgiving for Us All in 2020

    I have always been very strict about giving the Thanksgiving holiday its due space and time. In my house, that means no Christmas music, movies, or decorations until after we have all feasted on turkey, sweet potato casserole, and pumpkin pie… and recovered from that feast by lounging on the couch and watching some football. […]

  • Young People Who Identify as Transgender Are Making Irreversible Decisions

    When you’re 18, you think you know everything. You’re often wrong. Thankfully, many of the reckless decisions someone might make at this age are reversible. Except when it comes to the uncharted territory of gender identity. Over the past decade, the number of children uncomfortable with their biological sex has skyrocketed—especially among girls. According to […]

  • A Big Win: Wedding Officiant Won’t Be Forced to Perform Ceremonies Against Beliefs

    It’s common for ministers and religious leaders to carefully consider which services they perform.  That’s no different for Kristi Stokes, who owns and operates Covenant Weddings. Through her business, Kristi officiates wedding ceremonies and writes custom vows, prayers, and homilies for those celebrations. And she seeks to do that consistently with her faith.  As she […]

  • Churches, Christian Schools, and a Pro-Life Ministry Standing Up to Virginia’s Alarming New Law

    It seems that some government officials in Virginia have decided that their preferred political ideology trumps free speech and religious freedom. But two churches, three Christian schools, and a pro-life ministry were not content to stand by and watch their rights disappear.  Today, Alliance Defending Freedom filed a lawsuit challenging a new Virginia law on […]

  • Female Athletes Sign NCAA Letter: ‘Not Fair We Run Against Boys’

    When I look back on my time in college, my participation in NCAA Division II athletics was by far one of the highlights. Being a college athlete taught me about time management, goal setting, and physical and mental toughness. It brought me lifelong friendships. It paid for my college education. When we were in the […]