Posts tagged "focus on the family"
Adoption Reform, Right-to-Life Style

Adoption Reform, Right-to-Life Style

Kathryn Joyce reveals what's really going on with the adoption reform bill currently being debated in Ohio.

Did the Ex-Gay Movement Exodus the Building?

By Becky Garrison Despite recent efforts to mainstream its image, Exodus International, a network of ministries formed over 30 years ago to "mobilizing the body of Christ to minister grace and truth to a world impacted by homosexuality," appears to be on the decline. As reported by Truth Wins Out, a non-profit organization...

Searching Herman Cain’s Soul. In Iowa.

By Andy Kopsa  Standing before a crowd of reporters at the Friar’s Club in New York, Sharon Bialek told her story.  With her lawyer Gloria Allred at her side, Bialek painted a picture of an unwanted sexual encounter in a parked car in Washington DC: what she was wearing – pleated skirt, suit jacket; a pleasurable dinner and...

Taking Gaga Off the Lebanese Shelves

Ashley Baxstrom: Not even a celebrity shout-out is enough to satisfy some. The Los Angeles Times reported on Monday that Lady Gaga’s latest album Born This Way has been unofficially banned in Lebanon on the grounds that it may be “offensive to religion” in general and Christians in particular. The office of censorship said it had collected CDs...

Tolerance Makes Kids Gay

"Tolerance" is considered a general good, an aspirational goal that, when done right, ameliorates violence and promotes understanding.  But "tolerance" has a number of definitions in play on the current political stage.  The dispute over its meanings is at the heart of a new bill in California that would institute the education of school children...

Enter the Dragon: How Al Gore, the U.N., Earth First!, and an Episcopalian Bishop are All in Cahoots… with Satan

by Jack Downey In 1964, Richard Hofstadter published a rather enduring essay in Harper’s Magazine that succeeded, if nothing else, in accomplishing what most (egomaniacal) writers only fantasize about: he coined a new phrase that had legs, and has proved a valuable addition to our intellectual lexicon.1 “The Paranoid Style in American Politics” investigated the...

Green = Death

From Resisting the Green Dragon: Dominion, Not Death, a new book (with a 4 disc DVD companion; look for a review by Jack Downey at The Revealer this week) that professes to expose the culture of death that is the foundation of the green movement:
The strange compulsion to societal suicide is a dogma in the...

Sonogram Religion

Religious media: James Dobson’s evangelical Focus on the Family “has budgeted $4.2 million in the current fiscal year for [ultrasound] machines and on training on how to use them.” The premise being, apparently, that seeing is believing. Which leaves God where, exactly?

James Dobson, Meet John Wayne Gacy

Look, SpongeBob could be the queen of golden showers and he still wouldn’t hold a candle to this sad clown story of the redemptive power of McDonald’s, published by James Dobson’s Focus on the Family. Henry Darger would be jealous.