Home / News / Culture Watch

Culture Watch

Opponents of bill restricting library ‘drag queen story hours’ to march on Missouri Capitol

story hour

Drag queens and others in the LGBT community plan to protest a Missouri bill that would restrict so-called drag queen story hours in Missouri libraries. Their rally is scheduled for early March. ...

Read More »

Today is Sanctity of Human Life Day

sancity of life

Pro-life organizations and individuals are commemorating Jan. 22 as National Sanctity of Human Life Day.  President Donald J. Trump made the official designation on Tuesday. READ: Here is the President’s proclamation “On ...

Read More »

Satanist argues in court that Missouri abortion rules violate her rights

satanist

A Satanist is upset with a Missouri law that requires doctors to give women a pro-life booklet and an ultrasound before performing an abortion. A lawyer for the Satanist argued before the ...

Read More »

Dr. Martin Luther King’s niece challenges Christians to pursue his dream

amarosa, martin

As the nation pauses to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., his dream is alive and well. “Even though widespread conflict and mutual distrust abound; we still have a dream,” said his ...

Read More »

Students talk to President about religious discrimination

students

While it was virtually ignored in the news this week, students, teachers, coaches and religious freedom activists with diverse faith backgrounds visited the White House to talk about religious discrimination and intimidation. ...

Read More »

Missouri bill to reduce exposure to sexual materials draws fire from libraries

A Missouri lawmaker has introduced a bill to help keep sexual materials out of the hands of children, but library organizations are lining up against it. State Rep. Ben Baker, a Republican ...

Read More »

Poll: Young liberals OK with America losing its top dog status

Are young liberals digging a grave for the future of America? That’s what some are asking after a new poll shockingly found that a majority of Democrats under the age of 30 ...

Read More »

Study on pets finds Evangelical Christians and Catholics more likely to own a dog

pets

By their pets ye shall know them. That is one of the takeaway messages from a recent study about the relationship between pet ownership and religion, first published in the “Journal for ...

Read More »

United Methodist leaders propose split over LGBT issue

methodist denomination

Bishops and leaders of a number of United Methodist groups have announced a proposal that would result in a split of the United Methodist Church.  The news draws varying opinions on how a split would impact the Church’s future.  The proposal, ...

Read More »

Rep. Ilhan Omar voted ‘Antisemite of the Year’

tweets congresswoman backlash

And the award goes to…Democrat Rep.Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. The Freshman congresswoman has been just been crowned 2019 “Antisemite of the Year,” according to a poll hosted by StopAntisemitism.org The organization invited the ...

Read More »

Former NFL star Bosworth uses Twitter to right a wrong from three decades ago

bosworth

It’s never too late to right an old wrong. Brian Bosworth, who was a talented but controversial NFL linebacker in the 1980s, last weekend took care of unfinished business off the field. ...

Read More »

Former NFL player predicts a “black awakening” will reelect Trump

black awakening

A black “awakening” will help President Trump win reelection in 2020, according to a former NFL player. “For me, once I saw the policies that President Obama pushed in the back half ...

Read More »

Trump signs act aimed at ending annoying robocalls

robocalls

Are the days of annoying robocalls numbered? They may be after President Donald Trump signed an act on Dec. 30 aimed at deterring the spam calls and setting penalties for those that ...

Read More »

U.S. Senate confirms record number of conservative judges in 2019

judges

The most lasting legacy of any president is the opportunity to reshape the nation’s courts. Federal judges are appointed for life and their impact lives on for generations. As the media reviews ...

Read More »

The strong and faithful females of ‘Little Women’

little women

A classic book published in the 1860s by Louisa May Alcott continues to be relevant to today’s moviegoers. Both critics and audiences have embraced the latest film version of “Little Women”. The ...

Read More »

Average sermon length determined by type of church

sermon length

Many people heard a sermon for the first time in a long during the Christmas season. How long the service lasted depends upon the type of church, according to a new survey ...

Read More »

Do atheists attend church on Christmas?

The country seems more and more divided between people of faith and those who consider themselves agnostics and atheists. Many people who are nominally religious and even agnostic may still celebrate the ...

Read More »

Lawmaker faces backlash over tweet accusing Army, Navy cadets of racism

army navy

A Democratic state lawmaker from South Carolina was facing backlash Saturday from critics who accused her of going silent after previously accusing Army and Navy personnel of being “cruel and disrespectful” at last weekend’s Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia. In a ...

Read More »

The profound loneliness of Christmas

Christmas loneliness

If you are blessed with a generally happy Christmas, treasure it enough to share it with someone who might not be. Consider this my public-service announcement, one for all the grinches, the ...

Read More »

Post Office bans customized religious stamps

post office

The post office doesn’t want your religious stamps. A graphic designer has filed a lawsuit against the United States Postal Service (USPS) alleging that the federal agency had violated the First Amendment when it barred ...

Read More »

Psychologists resign citing over-diagnosis of childhood gender issues

gender

Thirty-five leading British psychologists have resigned from government “gender” clinics in the last three years it has been revealed, with many expressing concern over gender transitioning of children. They claim children are ...

Read More »

Hallmark Channel decisions on ads have now angered all sides in culture wars

hallmark ad

Another large company has given conflicting messages in the culture wars. Chick-fil-A was accused of changing its giving practices in response to criticism, and now the Hallmark Channel has reversed course and ...

Read More »

Worship singer Kari Jobe in tears after visiting the White House

After several Pastors and worship leaders prayed for President Trump in the oval office, Kari Jobe, who was among them, couldn’t help but share the remarkable experience. It left her in “tears all day” ...

Read More »

Kanye West debuts new opera, ‘Mary’ for Christmas

west Mary

The new opera Mary, produced by Kanye West, debuted this weekend in Miami to rave reviews. The production is a follow-up to “Nebuchadnezzar,” his first opera production that played in Los Angeles. West’s ...

Read More »

Judge removed in case of 7-year-old boy and gender transition custody battle

The Texas judge who weighed in on the side of the father in the case of James Younger, the seven-year-old boy caught in a transgender transition custody fight, has been removed from ...

Read More »
X
X