News & Our Views:

Apr 2, 2018, 10:13 AM
Faculty at Philadelphia’s Temple University are looking for ways to be more “inclusive and thoughtful” of their charges’ gender identities, and this means … “unlearning” the gender binary.
Apr 2, 2018, 10:02 AM
For the 18th year in a row, Google has no doodle to celebrate Easter, and Christians are angry on this holy day.
Apr 2, 2018, 9:54 AM
A small California city has voted to remove the statue of US President William McKinley from a town plaza because it is offensive to the indigenous community.
Mar 30, 2018, 10:05 AM
The University of California-Davis LGBTQIA Resource Center has a new pronoun guide that adds “yo,” “xie,” “ey,” “en,” and “ve” to the list of gender-neutral pronouns.
Mar 30, 2018, 10:01 AM
​Convincing Sergio Lazarovich he’s the beneficiary of white-male privilege is going to be a tough sell. So tough, he has legally changed his gender, reported the Daily Mail. According to a relative identified as Enzo, reported Informate Salta, the 60-year-old Argentinian tax worker – now known as Sergia – didn’t make the change because of some long-simmering psychological turmoil about his identity, but instead switched so he could retire five years earlier, a move he has been contemplating for three years.
Mar 30, 2018, 9:54 AM
A picture is worth 1,000 words? That’s old. Nowadays a picture is worth a suspension from school. At least for a Connecticut high school student who posted an image of a toy gun on his social media. On his own time, and away from school.
Mar 29, 2018, 7:02 AM
A statue of Thomas Jefferson has raised the ire of student activists at Hofstra University, who are demanding that administrators remove his visage from campus.
Mar 28, 2018, 10:17 AM
Syracuse University’s chapter of the International Socialist Organization recently hosted an event that called for free abortions and labeled President Trump a “rapist.”
Mar 28, 2018, 10:15 AM
In a "common-sense" move Friday, Utah Governor Gary Herbert made his state the first to legalize a controversial practice known as "free-range parenting" that previously led to the arrest of a number of parents for negligence.
Mar 28, 2018, 10:12 AM
A Pennsylvania branch of Planned Parenthood says a tweet declaring the need for a Disney princess who's had an abortion was not appropriate and the organization has taken it down.
Mar 27, 2018, 7:21 AM
A cross that has been on Michigan-owned property for nearly seven decades is the subject of a recent complaint by a civil rights group.
Mar 27, 2018, 7:18 AM
President Trump’s order banning most transgender troops from serving in the military except under “limited circumstances” refocuses the military’s mission to emphasize “readiness and unit cohesion,” contends the head of a nonpartisan legal and policy organization.
Mar 27, 2018, 7:14 AM
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is being called out by the Archdiocese of Washington and Archbishop Cardinal Wuerl for allowing anti-religion advertisements on its vehicles – but refusing to let anything appear that may suggest faith.
Mar 26, 2018, 9:56 AM
Sundaes will never be the same, say Christian activists troubled by the invasion of the U.S. market by a Canadian ice-cream chain called “Sweet Jesus” that seems hell-bent on a marketing plan centered around soft-serve blasphemy.
Mar 26, 2018, 9:54 AM
If Alexander Hamilton wanted to visit the church where he’s buried today, he’d have to leave his pistol at home.
Mar 26, 2018, 9:53 AM
Parents of a Texas high school student who was reported missing in late January had abused their daughter after she refused an arranged marriage, leading her to run away from home until she was found in mid-March, police said.
Mar 23, 2018, 7:03 AM
A law firm is warning that a newly proposed ban on sexual orientation change efforts therapy making its way through the California legislature may threaten religious liberty.
Mar 23, 2018, 6:57 AM
Looking at a woman’s ring finger. Saying, “There is only one race, the human race.” Believing “the most qualified person should get the job.” And, of all horrors, being forced to check either “male” or “female” on ordinary forms. All behaviors that are just unacceptable, according to a posting on the Academic Affairs page of the University of California’s website for its Santa Cruz branch.
Mar 23, 2018, 6:55 AM
A university student who was expelled from a theology class for nearly three weeks for reciting biological facts to the professor has been reinstated, just as another university was offering the opportunity to finish his studies there.
Mar 21, 2018, 8:58 AM
St. Catherine University recently canceled a one-day conference designed to equip and empower women for leadership roles due to the fact that every speaker scheduled to appear was white.