California Orders Churches To Fund Abortions—Or Else

California Orders Churches To Fund Abortions—Or Else OCTOBER 22, 2014 By Casey Mattox For the past four years, the Obama administration and its friends on the Left were careful to claim that they still strongly support religious liberty while arguing that Hobby Lobby’s Green family, Conestoga Wood Specialties’ Hahn family, and others like them must lose. Principally, they contended, religious liberty protections could not be applied to Hobby Lobby because (1) It is a for-profit corporation, (2) It isn’t a church (and thus not a Continue reading →

HOUSTON’S LESBIAN MAYOR TURNS TYRANT

Don’t give power to a radical homosexual. Case in point: the city of Houston. In an unprecedented attack against religious freedom and free-speech rights, Houston Mayor Annise Parker, an open lesbian, recently issued subpoenas demanding pastors turn over sermons dealing with homosexuality and any remarks they’ve made in opposition to that city’s “non-discrimination” ordinance, which in part allows transgendered men to use ladies’ restrooms. Why would the mayor want to silence Christians? After all, aren’t LGBT people all about “tolerance”? Well, no. Mayor Parker and Continue reading →

Hultgren to Host Human Trafficking Forum in Geneva

*Media Advisory* Hultgren to Host Human Trafficking Forum in Geneva Washington, DC — U.S. Representative Randy Hultgren (IL-14) today announced he will host a forum on Thursday, October 23 to help educate the public and raise awareness about sex trafficking and exploitation and the dangers they pose to our community, region, and world. It is estimated that 21 million people worldwide are victims of this form of modern slavery. Of those, more than 100,000 children in the United States and, in greater Chicago, between 16,000 Continue reading →

ICE expands reach of smartphone app designed to locate child predators and rescue their victims

WASHINGTON — The first U.S. federal law enforcement app designed to seek the public’s help with fugitive and unknown suspected child predators is now available for Android smartphones, and in Spanish for both Apple and Android versions. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) launched the initial Operation Predator app for Apple products in September 2013. Within 36 hours of its launch, the app helped HSI special agents apprehend a suspect. The latest versions of the app are expected to significantly increase Continue reading →

N.Y. Times Shocker on ‘Assult Weapons’ Ban

WASHINGTON – On the anniversary of the so-called “federal assault weapons” ban of 1994, the New York Times published a column explaining the very term “assault weapon” is one the “Democrats created” in the 1990s to ban “a politically defined category of guns.” Lois Beckett, a reporter who covers gun violence for ProPublica, wrote, in the piece headlined “The Assault Weapon Myth,” that despite the popularity of the ban, “even gun control advocates acknowledge a larger truth: The law that barred the sale of assault Continue reading →