Trump Admin Steps Up Defense of Pro-Life Doctors, Nurses Who Don’t Want to be Involved in Abortion

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(LifeNews) The Trump administration is stepping up to address a growing number of complaints from medical workers who believe it is wrong to abort an unborn baby.

Last year, it created a new division under the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights to defend Americans’ religious and moral liberties. In its first year, the HHS division has received more than 300 complaints about religious and moral discrimination, Roll Call reports.  (Read More)

At School, a Test of Wills over Privacy

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(FRC) Biological boys may be walking into the bathroom, but in some states — teenage girls are walking out. From Nebraska to Alaska, students are tired of fighting school leaders to feel safe. And if local districts won’t listen to their concerns, and parents won’t stand up to school officials, then maybe they’ll pay attention to the student protests.  (Read More)

Texas House Passes Bill Stopping Infanticide, Requiring Medical Care for Babies Born Alive After Abortions

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(LifeNews) Texas House lawmakers gave their initial approval of a bill Tuesday to protect newborns who survive abortions from infanticide.

State House Bill 16 would penalize abortion doctors who fail to provide care to infants who are born alive after a failed abortion attempt. Anyone convicted of the crime could face hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines and prison time.  (Read More)

Colorado Sex Ed Bill Would Force Kids to Learn LGBT Ideology, Ban Talk of Abstinence

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(Daily Signal) Colorado’s wildly controversial, comprehensive sex ed legislation has ignited national discussions about how far Americans want to expose their children to a radical social agenda.

More than a few eyebrows were raised when Colorado passed its mandatory comprehensive sex education law in 2013, which required students undergo “culturally sensitive” lessons.  (Read More)

Black Women Blast Hollywood for Pushing Abortion Instead of Helping African-Americans

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(LifeNews) Several black pro-life women activists have released statements blasting Hollywood elites for pushing abortion and threatening to boycott Georgia for passing a bill to ban abortions when a baby’s heart begins beating. They say liberal Hollywood elites should be more concerned with helping the African-American community rather than promoting abortion.  (Read More)

Since “Unplanned” Movie Released, 94 Abortion Clinic Workers Have Said They May Quit Their Jobs

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(LifeNews) Chuck Konzelman, who is a co-writer/co-director of “Unplanned,” the new film detailing Johnson’s life, said nearly 100 abortion workers have reached out to them in the past few weeks because they are thinking about quitting, The Western Journal reports.

Johnson quit her job at Planned Parenthood a decade ago after watching an ultrasound-guided abortion and seeing the unborn baby fight for its life. Now, she runs a ministry called And Then There Were None…  (Read More)

Look to States for Preview of Havoc the ‘Equality Act’ Would Wreak

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(DailySignal) Sexual orientation and gender identity policies have been used at the state and local level to attack businesses and charities, allow males into women’s sports and spaces, and politicize medicine.

Even though the overwhelming majority of Americans oppose the effects of these policies, politicians are blindly pushing further forward to expand their reach.  (Read More)

White House Will Host Screening of “Gosnell” Movie Exposing the Horrors of Abortion

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(LifeNews) The White House is slated to host a screening of the pro-life film “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer” on Friday, Slate reported this week.

The film is based on the true story of Kermit Gosnell, a Philadelphia abortionist who murdered newborn babies and committed numerous other crimes inside his “house of horrors” abortion facility. It stars Dean Cain (“Lois & Clark”) and is directed by Nick Searcy (“The Shape of Water,” “Justified”).  (Read More)

At Foley Gala, the Media Invites Disunity

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(FRC) This country’s been through some tough times, but if there’s one thing we could always fall back on, it was that — no matter how fiercely we disagreed — we were always united where it counted: as Americans. But in a day and age when common ground is shrinking by the day, even our identity is being tested. We’ve watched consensus issues turn contentious almost overnight.  (Read More)

Christopher Yuan on Holy Sexuality

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(Breakpoint) There’s a line credited to C. S. Lewis that I often repeat: “The most dangerous ideas in a society are not the ones being argued but rather the ones that are assumed.” In our time, that saying perfectly describes the idea that our desires determine our identities.  (Read More)

California Wasn’t Forcing Churches to Pay for Abortions… Until Planned Parenthood Stepped In

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(Alliance Defending Freedom) In 2014, the California Department of Managed Healthcare (DMHC) issued a mandate forcing churches and other religious organizations to pay for elective abortions in their healthcare plans. And if they were to sidestep the abortion mandate by not providing health insurance, they face crippling fines and penalties under Obamacare.  (Read More)

Mormons Make Stunning 180° Turn on Marriage

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(Faith & Freedom) In a stunning move, the Church of Latter-day Saints has made a 180-degree turn of marriage, reversing its policy that defined same-sex marriage as a grave sin against the church worthy of excommunication.

The church has reversed its rules to support LGBTQ people, saying the “very positive” changes are “effective immediately.”  (Read More)

Trump Admin Sends Pro-Life Women’s Clinic $5 Million That Once Went to Planned Parenthood

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(LifeNews) The founder of an organization of community care clinics that cater to women praises the Trump administration for deciding to give her group $5.1 million over three years for use in California, a grant that once might have gone to Planned Parenthood. “With this grant, the administration has opened up a new avenue of health care choices for low-income and underserved women and their families in California…”  (Read More)

The Unplanned Censorship of the Abby Johnson Story

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(FRC) It had to stare down a media blackout, an R-rating, even a suspended Twitter account, but the pro-life movie Unplanned still defied all the odds. On opening weekend, the true story about former Planned Parenthood director Abby Johnson stunned Hollywood by climbing to number five on the box office charts and doubling projections with $6 million dollars in ticket sales.  (Read More)

The Equality Act vs. Religious Freedom

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(Breakpoint) In 2011, the Human Rights Campaign launched a video series that, according to HRC’s president, would “help drive the national conversation about same-sex marriage.” And it did just that. The series featured professional athletes, movie stars, politicians and civil rights leaders. And look where we are today.  (Read More)

Where Does Your Representative Stand on Infanticide?

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(Family Policy Alliance) It seems like an odd question to ask – surely anyone would be against infanticide, right??

Turns out, some in Congress have tried to vote on the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act nearly 30 times this year alone. Each time, Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has blocked the entire House of Representatives from voting on it.  (Read More)

Marijuana and Psychosis

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(Breakpoint) The pitfalls and perils of marijuana legalization are well-documented. But whenever we discuss that research here on BreakPoint, we’re accused of not having the right research. What that means is that we’ve used studies that contradict the very vocal advocates of weed.  (Read More)