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Fuller can expel students in same-sex marriages, judge rules

FacebookA judge has dismissed an LGBT discrimination case against Fuller Theological Seminary.  Former students Joanna Maxon and Nathan Brittsan sued the college after they were expelled for being in same-sex marriages - in breach of Fuller's sexual standards policy.  The expelled students claimed that the seminary's actions were a violation of federal Title IX anti-discrimination... Read more

Judge Sides with D.C. Church: City’s Ban on Outdoor Worship Violates Federal Law

Judge Sides with D.C. Church: City's Ban on Outdoor Worship Violates Federal Law A federal judge handed a Washington, D.C. church a major religious liberty victory Friday, ruling it could gather outdoors for worship services during the pandemic in spite of city restrictions.At issue were restrictions by the city and Mayor Muriel Bowser that ban... Read more

School Policy That Let Children Change Genders without Parents Permission Is Blocked by Judge

School Policy That Let Children Change Genders without Parents Permission Is Blocked by Judge A Wisconsin court on Monday blocked a local school district policy that allows students to transition to another gender identity at school without parental notice or consent. State Judge Frank D. Remington issued an injunction blocking a policy by the Madison Metropolitan... Read more

‘We are holding church,’ says John MacArthur after judge agrees to full trial

Conservative Christian pastor John MacArthurFacebookA California judge has ruled that Pastor John MacArthur and his church are entitled to a full trial in their longrunning legal battle with LA County over Covid-19 closure mandates.  Grace Community Church has continued to hold indoor worship services in defiance of restrictions on large gatherings inside.  The church was ordered... Read more

Judge Orders Church to Move Its Services from Outside of a Planned Parenthood Clinic

Judge Orders Church to Move Its Services from Outside of a Planned Parenthood Clinic The Church at Planned Parenthood, a church that meets right outside of Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North Idaho, was ordered by a judge to relocate its services.According to The Christian Post, after the church was sued by Planned Parenthood... Read more

Judge Orders School District to Halt Prayers, Bible Reading after ACLU Suit

Judge Orders School District to Halt Prayers, Bible Reading after ACLU Suit A federal judge this week ordered a Tennessee school district and its employees not to participate in or promote religion at school activities after the district acknowledged it had allowed certain religious expressions in violation of U.S. Supreme Court decisions.U.S. District Judge Waverly... Read more

John MacArthurs Church Defies Judge, Says Outdoor Restrictions Would Shut the Church Down

John MacArthurs Church Defies Judge, Says Outdoor Restrictions Would Shut the Church Down Grace Community Church on Sunday defied a judges order not to meet indoors during the pandemic, with pastor John MacArthur telling attendees that the states restrictions for legal outdoor services would make it impossible to follow and result in the congregation shutting... Read more

California Judge Bans John MacArthur, Church from Worshiping Indoors

California Judge Bans John MacArthur, Church from Worshiping Indoors A California judge on Thursday issued an injunction prohibiting John MacArthur and Grace Community Church from meeting indoors for worship services during the pandemic, thus handing Los Angeles County the ruling it has sought for several weeks.Judge Mitchell L. Beckloff, in an 18-page decision, ruled that... Read more

62 Percent of Americans Say Jesus Is Returning to ‘Judge’ Everyone, Poll Shows

62 Percent of Americans Say Jesus Is Returning to 'Judge' Everyone, Poll Shows Two-thirds of Americans say they believe the Bibles account about Jesus bodily resurrection, although most also deny Scriptures teaching that He was God, according to a new LifeWay Research survey that shows adults in the U.S. holding conflicting views on Christianity and... Read more

Judge Denies L.A. County’s 4th Attempt to Shut Down John MacArthur’s Church

Judge Denies L.A. County's 4th Attempt to Shut Down John MacArthur's Church A California judge declined on Tuesday to issue an order shutting down Grace Community Church, handing pastor John MacArthur his third recent victory in a much-followed legal battle against Los Angeles County.The county had hoped Judge Mitchell Beckloff would issue a temporary restraining order... Read more

Texas Judge Gives Mom Who Wants to Transition Her Son’s Gender Sole Rights

Texas Judge Gives Mom Who Wants to Transition Her Son's Gender Sole Rights A Dallas judge ruled last week that a mother of an 8-year-old boy may solely decide to allow her child to transition from a boy to a girl against the fathers wishes.According to the Save James Facebook page, Judge Mary Brown ruled... Read more

Judge Blocks Idaho Law that Prohibited Biological Boys from Playing on Girls Teams

Judge Blocks Idaho Law that Prohibited Biological Boys from Playing on Girls Teams A federal judge on Monday blocked a first-of-its-kind Idaho law that prevents biological males who identify as female from playing on girls or womens teams, saying the new law is likely unconstitutional.At issue is the Fairness in Womens Sports Act, which was... Read more

Judge: Louisville Cant Force Christian Photographer to Work Same-Sex Wedding

Judge: Louisville Cant Force Christian Photographer to Work Same-Sex Wedding Saying gay rights and freedom of speech can co-exist, a federal judge Friday sided with a Christian photographer in ruling the city of Louisville, Ky., cannot force her to work at same-sex weddings.The case involved a Christian photographer, Chelsey Nelson, who owns a... Read more

County Asks Judge to Hold Church in Contempt of Court for Worshiping Together

County Asks Judge to Hold Church in Contempt of Court for Worshiping Together A California county is asking a judge to hold a church and pastor in contempt of court after the congregation met in defiance of a court order during the pandemic. Godspeak Calvary Chapel in Newbury Park, Calif., met indoors Sunday despite... Read more

Doctor’s Visits No Longer Required for Women to Obtain Abortion Pill, Federal Judge Decides

Doctor's Visits No Longer Required for Women to Obtain Abortion Pill, Federal Judge Decides This week, a federal judge in Maryland ruled that women do not need an in-person doctors visit to obtain an abortion pill.According to U.S. District Judge Theodore Chuang, the current requirements for the abortion pill create a substantial obstacle... Read more

Judge: N.Y. Can’t Restrict Churches while Permitting Protests during Pandemic

Judge: N.Y. Can't Restrict Churches while Permitting Protests during Pandemic A U.S. federal judge sided with houses of worship Friday in an injunction against New York officials, saying its likely unconstitutional to restrict churches and synagogues to 25 percent capacity while allowing recent protests and not similarly restricting businesses.The lawsuit was filed by... Read more

Senate Confirms 200th Trump Judge: President Has ‘Delivered on His Promise,’ Author Says

Senate Confirms 200th Trump Judge: President Has 'Delivered on His Promise,' Author Says The U.S. Senate confirmed the 200th federal court nominee of President Trump on Wednesday, continuing a fast pace that exceeds any Republican chief executive in modern history.The Senate confirmed Cory T. Wilson to the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals... Read more

The Unborn Baby ‘Bleeds to Death’ Judge Criticizes Court for Upholding Abortion Procedure

The Unborn Baby 'Bleeds to Death' Judge Criticizes Court for Upholding Abortion Procedure The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday overturned Kentuckys ban on a common second-term abortion procedure, although the judges differed greatly in how they described it.The appeals court, in a 2-1 ruling, affirmed a lower court decision that found... Read more

Christian Rapper Flame Will Not Get $2.Eight Million From Katy Perry and Staff After Choose Overrules Copyright Verdict | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Again in July, a jury dominated that Katy Perry and her workforce ripped Christian rapper Flame off in her music Darkish Horse. Flame claimed {that a} signature a part of her hit single infringed on the copyright of a music he had beforehand launched referred to as Joyful Noise. Right here’s a... Read more

Do Not Decide (Not Even Your self) | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Don't choose, and you'll not be judged. Don't condemn, and you'll not be condemned. Forgive, and you can be forgiven. Give, and it will likely be given to you. An excellent measure, pressed down, shaken collectively and operating over, might be poured into your lap. For with the measure you employ, it will likely be... Read more

A Decide in Brazil Orders Netflix to Cease Exhibiting Controversial Jesus Film | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] The Brazilian YouTube comedy group Porta dos Fundos triggered a stir once they lately launched their movie The First Temptation of Christ on Netflix. Within the movie, Jesus is homosexual and brings his boyfriend residence to fulfill Mary, Joseph and the remainder of his household. The comedy was met with criticism from... Read more

Choose Not Isnt the Final Mic Drop

[ad_1] Steve Kerr is a fairly typical coach in how he approaches referees: the Golden State Warriors coach typically rides them after they make unjust calls. I'd by no means say issues that I do to referees to an individual in regular life, he informed Michael Lewis on a latest podcast. I really feel like... Read more

Decide Strikes Down Non secular Conscience Rule for Abortions | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] U.S. District Decide Paul A. Engelmayer of the Southern District of New York has formally dominated towards a Trump administration coverage that permits well being care professionals to refuse abortion procedures due to their private spiritual convictions. The conscience rule, as it's recognized, would additionally let well being suppliers refuse protection ofgender... Read more