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Christian councillor was within rights to oppose funding for gay pride event

Cllr Mary DouglasA Christian councillor has successfully challenged code of conduct proceedings against her after she refused to back the use of public funds for a gay pride event.  Mary Douglas, a Conservative councillor in Salisbury for 15 years, was removed from her portfolio role for skills and mobility in November 2019 over her stance. ... Read more

Government Funding for Planned Parenthood Actually Went Up Under Trump | RELEVANT

Despite President Donald Trumps vow to defund the Planned Parenthood, federal funds to the womens healthcare and abortion provider actually grew to record levels in 2017 and 2018 the most recent years for which fiscal reports are available.When Trump took office in 2017, Planned Parenthood reported about $543.7 million in federal funds mostly from Medicaid... Read more

AMA, Planned Parenthood Petition SCOTUS to Overturn ‘Protect Life’ Rule for Title X Funding

AMA, Planned Parenthood Petition SCOTUS to Overturn 'Protect Life' Rule for Title X Funding Planned Parenthood, in conjunction with the American Medical Association and other healthcare providers, has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse the Trump administrations ban on Title X programs receiving federal funding for abortions.The petition emerged in light of conflicting decisions... Read more

Salvation Army warns of homelessness crisis without long-term funding plan

(Photo: Unsplash/Tom Parsons)The Salvation Army has warned of a homelessness crisis if the Government takes a "short-term approach" to spending on support services.  In its report, 'Future-Proof the Roof', The Salvation Army warns that homelessness levels will only increase if the Government does not invest in measures aimed at permanently reducing homelessness and rough sleeping. ... Read more

‘Boldly Defending Life: Trump Admin. Expands Ban on Int’l Funding of Abortion

'Boldly Defending Life: Trump Admin. Expands Ban on Int'l Funding of Abortion The Trump administration on Monday announced plans to expand a pro-life policy that prohibits U.S. government money from going to international organizations that perform or promote abortion.Under the so-called Mexico City Policy, implemented by President Trump in 2017, government money is prohibited from... Read more

Democrats Will Require Taxpayer Funding of Abortion if Biden Wins, Draft DNC Platform Says

Democrats Will Require Taxpayer Funding of Abortion if Biden Wins, Draft DNC Platform Says Democrats will require taxpayer funding of abortion, restore federal funding of Planned Parenthood, and work to overturn state-level pro-life laws under a Biden administration, according to a draft platform by the Democratic National Committee.Democrats will adopt a new platform... Read more

NARAL Endorses Biden, Says He’ll ‘Expand Access to Abortion,’ Allow Taxpayer Funding of it

NARAL Endorses Biden, Says He'll 'Expand Access to Abortion,' Allow Taxpayer Funding of it NARAL Pro-Choice America this week endorsed Joe Biden for president, saying he will expand access to abortion and stop the anti-choice agenda of the Trump administration.NARAL, a lobbying and advocacy organization for abortion rights, made the announcement on Monday,... Read more

If Schools Don’t Open, the Funding Should ‘Go to the Parents,’ Trump Says

If Schools Don't Open, the Funding Should 'Go to the Parents,' Trump Says Schools that dont meet in-person this school year should send the money budgeted for each student to the parents so they can use it for private schools or homeschooling, President Trump says.Trump made the comments Thursday during a press conference... Read more

ACLU: Biden Should Require Taxpayer Funding of Abortion in First 100 Days as President

ACLU: Biden Should Require Taxpayer Funding of Abortion in First 100 Days as President The American Civil Liberties Union is pressuring presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden to stick with his pledge to require taxpayer funding of abortion and to act in the first 100 days if elected president.The ACLU ran newspaper ads in... Read more

Funding the Mission

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Tony Merida: Welcome to “Churches Planting Churches,” a podcast on the theology and practice of church planting. I’m your host, Tony Merida. Our mission is a costly one. Global church planting requires significant... Read more

Trump Admin. Threatens States with Loss of Funding over Transgender Athletes

Trump Admin. Threatens States with Loss of Funding over Transgender Athletes High schools throughout Connecticut could lose federal funding if they allow biological boys who identify as girls to compete in girls-only sports, according to a new Department of Education letter that labels such athletic competitions a violation of Title IX.The May 15... Read more