Marine Corps’ Commandant Gen. James Conway recently discussed some of the logistical issues that would be presented if we allow homosexuals to serve openly in the U.S. Armed Forces. These logistical issues would incur additional costs to the taxpayers, as well as erode the esprit de corps that is so important to military effectiveness.
Attorneys with a Christian legal firm plan to appeal a recent ruling against a Christian counselor who was laid off after she referred a lesbian to another counselor. “A counselor who is a Christian shouldn’t lose her job for upholding the highest professional standards,” said Alliance Defense Fund Senior Counsel Brian Raum on Friday. U.S. District Judge Julie E. Carnes last week rejected the lawsuit filed by Marcia Walden of Atlanta, Ga., and ruled that she cannot establish a case of religious discrimination.
This time last week, Representative Bart Stupak (D – Michigan) was the hero of social conservatives who were anxious to secure binding language banning federal funding of abortion in the health care legislation. All that has changed. For the millions of pro-life Americans who pinned their hopes for the protection of unborn life on the principled leadership of Rep. Stupak, one thing is crystal clear: We’ve been had – and so have the unborn.