Theology vs. Philosophy

UN Calls Vatican's Pro-Life Stance 'Psychological Torture'

UN Calls Vatican’s Pro-Life Stance ‘Psychological Torture’

Taking a break from its lopsided assault on Israel, the United Nations has trained its cross-hairs on the Catholic Church by saying the Vatican’s anti-abortion stance “psychological torture” against women should be repealed at once, reports The Washington Examiner. The suggestion came at a meeting Monday in Geneva where the United Nations Committee Against Torture charged the church of forcing women into having… Read more →

Presbyterian Church (USA) to Vote on Anti-Israel Initiatives in June

Presbyterian Church (USA) to Vote on Anti-Israel Initiatives in June

The Presbyterian Church is set to host their biannual meeting in June and plans to vote on several anti-Israel/pro-Palestinian initiatives. The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church told TruthRevolt that they are expecting between 2,500 and 3,000 people to be in attendance. Among the issues up for vote at June’s meeting is, “On Engaging Presbyterian to Witness for Palestinian Human Rights and for Ending the… Read more →

SHAPIRO: 'Mind Your Own Business' Impossible in Leftist America

SHAPIRO: ‘Mind Your Own Business’ Impossible in Leftist America

When I was a kid — which wasn’t that long ago, given that I just turned 30 in January — I recall hearing a popular phrase on the playground: “Mind your own business.” MYOB reared its head whenever somebody threatened to rat out a fellow student for anything from harmless roughhousing to juvenile delinquency. The phrase is sometimes attributed to… Read more →

Conservatives Blame Manipulation, Fear for Jan Brewer Veto of SB1062

Conservatives Blame Manipulation, Fear for Jan Brewer Veto of SB1062

Late Wednesday afternoon, Governor Jan Brewer vetoed the controversial Arizona bill that would have allowed small business owners to refuse service to certain customers under a claim of religious freedom. Brewer said, “Senate bill 1062 does not address a specific or present concern related to religious liberty in Arizona. I’ve not heard of one example in Arizona where business owner’s religious liberty… Read more →

Synthetic gametes could enable homosexuals to have children

Synthetic gametes could enable homosexuals to have children

With stem cell technology constantly advancing, the dream of artificial (or synthetic) gametes comes ever closer. Last September Maastricht University, in the Netherlands, hosted a conference on “Artificial Gametes: Science and Ethics” (no papers available at the moment). The creation of artificial gametes would represent the triumph of technology over the limitations of natural reproduction. Now that it seems feasible… Read more →

TRANSHUMANISM 101: DEFYING HUMAN NATURE ONE CYBORG LIMB AT A TIME

TRANSHUMANISM 101: DEFYING HUMAN NATURE ONE CYBORG LIMB AT A TIME

The past few years have seen a surging interest in the international scientific movement to “help end human death.” It fears no mechanics and abhors the imperfections of the human body. Transhumanism is snowballing into an international movement aggressively defying human nature and embracing machines. The current wave of debate surrounding the concept began with The Transhumanist Wager, a novel about the possibilities of… Read more →

Catholic Common Core draws the line on first-grade textbooks promoting gay parents

Catholic Common Core draws the line on first-grade textbooks promoting gay parents

ARLINGTON, Va. – An initiative to promote the controversial Common Core State Standards in Catholic schools, led by the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA), has amended a first-grade unit plan to remove three books celebrating families headed by same-sex or divorced couples. The Common Core Catholic Identity Initiative (CCCII) removedThe Family Book by Todd Parr and Who’s in a Family? by Robert Skutch from a… Read more →

FOR DUCK DYNASTY, MANY OPTIONS EXIST OUTSIDE ANTI-CHRISTIAN HOLLYWOOD

FOR DUCK DYNASTY, MANY OPTIONS EXIST OUTSIDE ANTI-CHRISTIAN HOLLYWOOD

Make no mistake about the anti-Christian leftists in Hollywood, the mainstream media, and GLAAD; the goal here is to put on a bitter Show Trial until A&E caves even further and yanks “Duck Dynasty” off the air. The problem for A&E and the political left, though, is that in today’s world, the boys of “Duck Dynasty” hold all the cards. What the… Read more →

The Senate took a bipartisan step toward approving the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, a law that would ban discrimination against gay workers. To examine the divide within the GOP on gay rights issues, Jeffrey Brown speaks with Gregory Angelo of the Log Cabin Republicans and Peter Sprigg of the Family Research Council.

NYT: No Religious Exemption for LGBT Employment Bill

NYT: No Religious Exemption for LGBT Employment Bill

On Tuesday, The New York Times editorial board revealed its true agenda in supporting the Employment Non-Discrimination Act: the desire to compel religious believers to abandon their traditional ethical tenets in favor of the Times’ superior moral universe. After declaring their support for the ENDA, which supposedly fights discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in the workplace by giving goodies to trial… Read more →