Sexual Abuse
Gabriele Holtermann-Gorden/Sipa via AP

Calm Sunday, busy Monday

New York | The hyped-up Sunday ICE raids in New York did not materialize; meanwhile, the Epstein case is getting more dramatic
by Emily Belz
Posted 7/17/19, 04:07 pm

A New York moment: 

At my church on Sunday, a deacon prayed for immigrants who might be feeling fear about the sweeping immigration raids that President Donald Trump had announced would begin that day. We do have immigrants in our church, so it was a simple sentence-long prayer for anyone feeling anxious. 

Read more

Associated Press/Photo by Rich Pedroncelli (file)

‘A stunning attack on incarcerated women’

Sexuality | California is on track to allow males who identify as females into women’s prisons
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 7/12/19, 05:04 pm

A bill working its way through the California state legislature this summer would allow incarcerated biological males who identify as transgender women to stay with female inmates in prison facilities.

Read more

PureFlix

Telling the world

Media | Unplanned opens in Canada amid backlash
by Mary Jackson
Posted 7/12/19, 03:31 pm

The pro-life movie Unplanned opened in dozens of theaters in Canada Friday after a long battle to persuade movie theaters to show it.

Unplanned, a story about how former Planned Parenthood facility manager Abby Johnson became a pro-life advocate, has grossed more than $18 million since its March 29 release in the United States. It comes out on DVD in August.

Read more