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.

Photo by Abraham Engelmark

Will Swedish midwife’s case birth new pro-life protections in Europe?

Religious Liberty | A win at the continent’s top human rights court could benefit all Christian healthcare providers
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 4/18/17, 02:25 pm

A Swedish midwife denied a job because of her pro-life views is taking her case to the European Court of Human Rights. On three separate occasions, potential employers refused to hire Ellinor Grimmark, and last week the Swedish Labor Court upheld those decisions, declining to consider international conscience protections, her attorneys claim.

Read more

Associated Press/Lambda Legal

Federal court’s redefinition of ‘sex’ could have wide ripple effects

Courts | The 7th Circuit ruling adds sexual orientation to a list of classes protected under the Civil Rights Act
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 4/06/17, 03:49 pm

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a landmark ruling this week that redefines the term “sex” in the 1964 Civil Rights Act to include “sexual orientation.”

Read more

First Liberty

Airman faces censure over support for Biblical marriage

Religious Liberty | Decorated flight surgeon is accused of making discriminatory remarks about homosexuality
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 4/04/17, 03:21 pm

A 26-year U.S. Air Force veteran is battling an official admonishment from his commanding officer over allegedly disparaging remarks he made about homosexuality more than four years ago.

A letter of admonition detailing the accusation, filed with no warning or opportunity for Col. Michael Madrid to respond, is a stain on the decorated airman’s record and could cost him future promotions, his attorney said.

Read more