Using government force to bring about liberal policies at any cost seems to be one of President Obama’s favorite past times. One of his latest moves has been to try to force schools, under the threat of losing vital government funding, to open their restrooms so that transgender students and school workers can use the bathroom, locker room, shower, or overnight facility of their choice. Read More
Washington, D.C. – The Supreme Court has put on hold a Fourth Circuit Court ruling requiring a Virginia school district to accommodate a transgender high school student’s request to use the boys’ bathroom. The justices split 5-3 on the issue to temporarily lift the obligation of the Gloucester County school system to allow one of their students to use the bathroom of her choice in accordance with Obama Administration guidance. CWA CEO and President Penny Nance has this to say:
“We commend the Supreme Court for voting to stay this case and encourage them to do the right thing when the time comes to rule on the merits.
“This case is a result of yet another Obama Administration overreach. To require schools to allow students into any bathroom of their choice is an overstep on legal boundaries by redefining the scope and reach of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and slapping the heavy hand of government on local schools.
“This would also impact the use of showers, locker rooms, school travel and more. This unwise and rash policy would favor the desires of a small group over young women with religious, cultural, and modesty concerns. The Court should not shove this unwise policy on the states.
“Schools all over this nation have rightly worked on a case-by-case basis to accommodate kids struggling with gender dysphoria. They should not be forced by big government to violate the privacy of other students and perhaps even create trauma for the very kids Obama pretends to protect. Local school districts, with the input of parents and health professionals, should be setting school policy on such a sensitive and controversial issue, not Washington.
“Finally, the left always uses children to accomplish its goals of social reengineering. The adults closest to these children should decide what’s best for all the children in the school. Safety and kindness should be the guiding principles, not threats from the bullies in Washington. We hope the Supreme Court agrees.”
Few topics elicit the sort of vitriol you get when you dare attack pornography.
Like Gollum guarding his “Precious,” in J.R.R. Tolkien’s masterpiece, porn apologists cannot help but curse you as those “Bagginses” when you try to point out the incredible harm porn causes them personally and society in general. Read More
Though millions will recognize Dr. Tim LaHaye as the author of the best-selling “Left Behind” series and the more than 60 other books he wrote, those who engage in the spiritual fight for truth and justice in our country will recognize him for what he was — a spiritual fighter. Read More
John got into porn fairly early in his life; he must have been 12 or 13. First with magazines, then VHS tapes (does anyone know what that is anymore?) and later online.
Easy access made it part of his daily routine. He was hooked on porn before he even realized it. Read More
The Stormans family owns a pharmacy in Olympia, Washington. As devout Christians, they were committed to run their business according to their convictions. Read More
Add the Supreme Court’s Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt to the long line of horrible, unlawful, abortion rulings. Read More
Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a (5-3) ruling in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, the case challenging a law requiring abortion clinics to meet the building standards of ambulatory surgery centers and that abortionists maintain admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles. Penny Nance, CEO & President of Concerned Women for America (CWA), had this to say:
This decision represents a great setback for woman’s health and safety. For that is what this case was about, not abortion. Women’s health and safety are a top priority for the thousands of women I represent at Concerned Women for America, and they fought hard to enact this basic commonsense legislation.
The Supreme Court dishonors that commitment today by imposing its policy preferences over the women of Texas.
It is simply a complete fabrication to say that the Constitution somehow demands that these laws be struck down.
Worse, the outcome of this case represents what we have known for a while now, that we have a deep problem of judicial activism. Eight unelected Justices sitting 1,500 miles away should not have the constitutional authority to second guess the policy choices of the women of Texas.
The justices created and self-defined this extra-constitutional “undue burden” to advance their political ideology and, in doing so, just five justices are able to halt the efforts of a whole state to protect its citizens.
This reminds us once again that the types of justices we appoint to the Supreme Court make the decisions that, unfortunately, affect every area of our lives, and we must fight for men and women who respect the law and the Constitution instead of liberals wanting to advance an agenda.
For an interview with Penny Nance contact Janae Stracke at firstname.lastname@example.org or 712-269-1724.