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Do Pastors Know God’s Will on Medicaid Expansion? Seriously?

May 8, 2015

Recently a group of mostly liberal Protestant clergy (but including a Catholic bishop) signed a Nashville Tennessean op-ed denouncing conservative Tennessee legislators who oppose Obamacare-facilitated Medicaid expansion in their state. The headline was: “Elected leaders show…


IRD: Bizarre Christianity Today Article Whitewashes Planned Parenthood’s Sanger

March 12, 2015

A new blogging series from Christianity Today is raising eyebrows for praising Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger and for minimizing objections to birth control provisions in Obamacare.

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GAO Abortion Findings a Wake-Up Call for Lethargic Christians

September 18, 2014

Are we really shocked? Christian citizens cannot expect honesty, morality and courage from our elected leaders and their policies if we refuse to elect honest, moral and courageous leaders at the polls.


Alignment with the Principalities: Troubling Trends

July 12, 2014

Pride Month has wrapped up for 2014, but not without two significant events hosted by the White House in the last week of June.

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Supreme Court Rules for Hobby Lobby in Religious Liberty Case

June 30, 2014

Today the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against Obamacare’s HHS mandate compelling religious employers to subsidize insurance for contraceptives and abortifacients.


Hobby Lobby Supreme Court Case: Kudos to Church Officials Defending Liberty

March 25, 2014

Today the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Hobby Lobby case against Obamacare’s HHS mandate compelling religious employers to subsidize insurance for contraceptives and abortifacients. The owners of Hobby Lobby are Evangelical and object to abortifacients.


The Little Sisters of the Poor, the Bogeyman & His Evangelical Henchmen

November 13, 2013

It is embarrassing that of all the countries that Little Sisters of the Poor operates, it is the United States of America that is demanding either obedience or expulsion.

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Millions are Suffering and Sojourners Doesn’t Care

November 8, 2013

Edie Sundby has cancer. She has the kind of cancer where the five year survival rate is only 2%.  She’s among those 2%.  Her health insurance company has spent over a million dollars to…


Church officials marched against Republicans ‘taking the nation hostage’

October 27, 2013

As the government shutdown/debt ceiling crisis neared its conclusion last week, the chief Presbyterian Church (USA) lobbyist joined a left-leaning religious coalition in blaming Republicans.


The Religious Left’s One-Sided Shutdown Anger

October 8, 2013

If ever there was a fight in Washington that could fairly be described as a purely political, it would have to be the recent failure of Congress to pass a continuing resolution to fund the government. The Republican-controlled House of Representatives and the Democrat-controlled Senate each passed their own versions of the bill, refusing to compromise even as the government shut down. At the heart of the debate was a provision to defund Obamacare that was present in the House bill, but absent from the Senate bill.


Yes, Christians Can Oppose Obamacare

August 20, 2013

Are you a Christian? Do you oppose Obamacare? Well, according to MSNBC’s Ed Schultz, those two are mutually exclusive. Schultz claimed on the “The Ed Show” this Saturday that only “phony Christians” oppose the Affordable Care Act. “They’re phony Christians.” Schultz claimed, “Phony Christians when they say that they are Christian but then they want to take away from their next door neighbor. They don’t want to be their brother’s keeper.” Obamacare, Schultz believes, was “the most moral thing this country has ever done… If ObamaCare is repealed, Americans will die. Children of God will die.”


IRD Press Release: Oldline Churches Seek Protection from Obamacare Legislation their Agencies Advocated For

August 7, 2013

Washington, DC—Pension boards of some oldline Protestant denominations are now seeking protection from the very health care law their own denominational lobby offices worked to pass. The move comes following revelations that some church employees may lose health care coverage due to provisions in Obamacare passed amidst “confusion and political drama.”