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School sacks Christian teacher over pronoun use

Religious Liberty | Board refuses to accommodate high school instructor’s Biblical views on sex
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 12/11/18, 04:23 pm

A Virginia teacher was fired Thursday after he refused to use male pronouns for a female student who identifies as a boy.

The West Point School Board in West Point, Va., voted unanimously to dismiss French teacher Peter Vlaming, 47, after a four-hour hearing. The school said in a statement that Vlaming’s refusal constituted “a willful violation of school board policy.”

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Court protects Christian groups from Obamacare mandate

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 12/11/18, 01:30 pm

A U.S. district court on Tuesday ordered the federal government not to enforce the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive and abortifacient mandate against six Christian organizations represented by Alliance Defending Freedom. The order also declares that the mandate violates the organizations’ rights protected by the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

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Sticks and stones

Abortion | Is aggression against pro-lifers on the rise?
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 11/12/18, 05:51 pm

Pro-life activists worry that two recent assaults on peaceful demonstrators, combined with ongoing vandalism of pro-life displays, indicate a growing trend of pro-abortion violence.

Authorities charged Gabriela Skwarko, a 23-year old student at Ryerson University in Toronto, with assault after she attacked pro-life demonstrators at a rally in Toronto on Oct. 1.

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