Bonnie Pritchett

Bonnie reports on First Amendment freedoms for WORLD Digital.

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.”

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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.

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Vimeo voids Christian videos

Religious Liberty | The sharing site is one of multiple web platforms to censor Biblical messages
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 3/31/17, 01:28 pm

Vimeo, a leading online film production and sharing outlet, pulled the entire 850-count video catalog of Pure Passion ministry this month after determining the video content “demeaned” homosexuals. David Foster, founder and executive director of Pure Passion, disputes the allegation and said Vimeo simply did not like his ministry’s message that Jesus saves and heals all sexual brokenness.

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