Entries by Mara Joyce

US Border Crisis: Caring for Children Is Top Priority, Says Faith Leader Who Met With Obama, Perry in Dallas

One faith-based leader who met with President Barack Obama and Governor Rick Perry in Dallas Wednesday says the 10-person private meeting among local officials and faith leaders was productive in homing in on solutions that will meet the state’s most immediate needs in dealing with the border crisis. Despite appeals from members of his own […]

Birthright citizenship is flatly unconstitutional

Because the current policy is that any child who is born here, even to an illegal alien, is automatically a citizen of the United States, pregnant illegal aliens by the thousands commit criminal trespass in order to give birth on U.S. soil. There is also a bustling business in birth tourism, where pregnant foreigners on […]

Over 60 Nigerian Girls Escape Boko Haram Captors

More than 60 girls and women kidnapped by armed men from Nigeria’s Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram a fortnight ago have managed to escape, officials said. However, over 200 other girls who were abducted separately about two months ago are still captive. A local official from the Chibok area of the northeast state of Borno […]

Hillary Clinton Thinks Hobby Lobby Decision Was a Misogynist Plot Against Women

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton suggested that the Supreme Court’s Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby decision makes the United States akin to extremist authoritarian and theocratic nations that restrict women’s rights. When asked Monday about the Court’s decision, Clinton, who may run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, said, “it is a disturbing trend […]

Supreme Court Unanimously Rules Pro-Lifers Have Free Speech at Abortion Clinics

In a unanimous decision today, the Supreme Court struck down a Massachusetts buffer zone law prohibiting pro-life free speech outside abortion clinics. The decision is a huge victory for pro-life sidewalk counselors who provide women with abortion alternatives. The decision strikes down a Massachusetts law that created a 35-foot “buffer zone” restricting pro-life advocates from […]

Austin ruling favors pro-life pregnancy centers

Two legal groups in Texas are applauding a federal judge’s decision to throw out an ordinance in the state capital that unconstitutionally targeted pro-life pregnancy centers. In 2012 the Austin City Council unanimously passed an ordinance requiring pregnancy resource centers – which don’t offer abortions or refer women to abortion providers – to post signs […]

Effects of Legalized Pot in Colorado: Deaths, Infused Student Snacks and Out-of-State Customers

Only a half year away from the first day marijuana became legal to grow, possess, consume and sell in Colorado, groups such as Focus on the Family say the new law has facilitated grave consequences, including deaths, child endangerment, and interstate trafficking. “In just a few months since legalization, we’ve seen several deaths directly linked […]

You say I can’t pray? Well, just watch me

During a recent graduation ceremony, a principal in Missouri angered atheists and others who are anti-faith by deriding their demands that God be kept out of graduations. On May 23, Lebanon High School principal Kevin Lowery opened the ceremony with a brief history of God in public life – then asked for a moment of […]