Political & Religious Controversy - Page 9 of 53

September 20th, 2019
The Arizona Supreme Court narrowly ruled that a pair of Phoenix artists can refuse to create custom wedding invitations for gay weddings. The pair say they just want to conduct their business according to their religious beliefs. But the court's minority opinion says that the ruling is tantamount to legalizing discrimination. Continue Reading »
September 6th, 2019
Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson sparked a fierce online debate earlier this week when she posted on Twitter urging her fellow Americans to pray and visualize Hurricane Dorian changing direction. “Millions of us seeing Dorian turn away from land is not a wacky idea; it is a creative use of the power of the mind,” she wrote. Continue Reading »
September 5th, 2019
Two African-American victims of Catholic Clergy abuse allege that the church is taking advantage of them yet again. Victims La Jarvis Love and Joshua Love say that the church offered them a laughably low settlement- $15,000- because they're poor and black. Then the church said that if they wanted more they'd need to lawyer up. Continue Reading »
September 4th, 2019
After learning that her brother and his fiancée had been turned down by a wedding venue in their small Mississippi hometown, Lakambria Welch thought there must have been a mistake. She drove down to Boone's Camp Event Hall in Booneville, MS to sort things out with the owner. But Welch couldn’t have been prepared for the conversation that followed. Continue Reading »
August 27th, 2019
On August 26, 2019, the Universal Life Church Ministries (ULCM) filed a lawsuit against the Register of Deeds for Cleveland County, North Carolina. The suit alleges that this official has unconstitutionally utilized her position to block ordained ministers of ULCM from exercising their religious right to legally solemnize a wedding ceremony. Continue Reading »