Samantha Gobba

Samantha reports on the pro-life movement for WORLD Digital.

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Oregon business fights half-baked discrimination complaint

Religious Liberty
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 8/15/13, 03:25 pm

Two lesbians have filed a discrimination complaint in Oregon against a bakery that refused in January to make their wedding cake. 

Aaron and Melissa Klein own Sweet Cakes by Melissa in Gresham, Ore., and say their Christian beliefs prevent them from baking wedding cakes for homosexual couples. WORLD reported in February that Laurel Bowman and Rachel Cryer requested a cake, but the Kleins said they would not participate in something they “strongly disagree” with.

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Throwing the first stone

Culture
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 8/10/13, 08:54 am

Last week, La Shawn Barber’s “Girls: Beware what you wear“ soared in popularity on Facebook and Twitter, and was the most-read article at WORLDmag.com. Her well-received observations of two teenage girls at Sea World got me thinking about my own views of modesty.

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Ball State backpedals on intelligent design

Intelligent Design
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 8/01/13, 04:38 pm

Students at Indiana's Ball State University will no longer hear intelligent design perspectives in honors science classes after the school president blasted it as a “theory” overwhelmingly rejected by the scientific community.

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