Bonnie Pritchett

Bonnie is a correspondent for WORLD. She is a graduate of World Journalism Institute and the University of Texas School of Journalism. Bonnie resides with her family in League City, Texas.

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Georgia demands pastor’s sermons in discrimination fight

Religious Liberty | Doctor and part-time pastor sued state officials after they revoked his job offer over his religious beliefs
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 10/26/16, 06:04 pm

The state of Georgia has demanded sermon notes and transcripts from a part-time pastor and public health expert who sued for discrimination after losing his job with the state Department of Public Health (DPH). Eric Walsh contends the state revoked his job offer because of his religious beliefs, and he’s refused to turn over religiously related materials.

“I really don’t want that precedent set in this country,” Walsh told reporters during a Wednesday press conference at the Georgia Capitol. “I do this for the purpose of, hopefully, protecting someone who comes after me.”

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InterVarsity Press faces book conference ban

Sexuality | The Society of Biblical Literature temporarily revoked the publisher’s invitation amid furor over InterVarsity’s orthodox stand on human sexuality
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 10/19/16, 02:37 pm

UPDATE (10/20/16, 10:50 a.m.): InterVarsity Press and the Society for Biblical Literature issued a joint statement late Wednesday acknowledging that during its meeting next week the society’s council will discuss the publisher’s right to exhibit at next year’s joint annual meeting of SBL and the American Academy of Religion. John F. Kutsko, SBL’s executive director, said no decision has been made yet.

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Doctors, lawmakers embrace gender dysphoria treatments

Sexuality | Pressure from LGBT groups forces policy changes
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 10/15/16, 08:13 am

New York legislators and Johns Hopkins University doctors are reversing course and advocating for unproven hormone treatments and surgery for patients with gender dysphoria (GD). And in New York, lawmakers want taxpayers to foot the bill.

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