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On December 28, 2014, a 17-year-old high school student apparently committed suicide after a difficult journey with confusion over gender identity. In his suicide note, Josh Alcorn said that since he was four years old he felt like “a girl trapped inside a... Continue...

National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Xavier Becerra, Attorney General of California is a case before the Supreme Court about a California law threatening to shut down pregnancy resource centers serving women and children in need. What is... Continue...

On December 6, 2017, President Trump formally recognized that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. The move was expected, as the White House had telegraphed the decision for several days before the event. It is an important decision; here’s what... Continue...

Redlining was first imposed upon the passing of the National Housing Act of 1934. The act created the government-sponsored Home Owners’ Loan Corporation, which was commissioned by the federal government to create “residential security maps” of 239 major cities across... Continue...

Next week, the House of Representatives will consider two bills that could determine the future of immigration policy and its key issues, including border security and the citizenship status of Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who were brought to America as children.... Continue...

The limits of religious liberty are currently being tested around the world, including the U.S. Some are seeking to restrict this freedom and move religious discourse from the public square. At the same time, as many of us get ready... Continue...

Authorization for the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) is about to expire. Below are five basic things you need to know about USCIRF and why it matters: 1. USCIRF (pronounced ‘you-surf’ by policy wonks) is an independent, bipartisan... Continue...

By now, you have heard that the Supreme Court issued its long-anticipated decision, which imposed a 50-state same-sex marriage mandate. Pastors and churches have exhibited a great degree of uncertainty preceding the decision, wondering what the impact of the decision will be... Continue...

Pressured by an impending lawsuit, President Trump is considering ending the Obama administration’s protections for young undocumented immigrants known as “Dreamers” known as DACA. Here is what you should know about this complicated immigration issue: Who are “Dreamers?” The term... Continue...

In late 2017, an embryo that had been frozen for 24 years was born via a procedure termed frozen embryo transfer.[1] The procedure was facilitated and performed at the National Embryo Donation Center in Knoxville, Tenn., a faith-based organization that... Continue...