Thursday

The Briefing 04-28-16

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  • In this presidential race we are witnessing an unprecedented redefinition of both political parties
  • Ted Cruz announces VP running mate Carly Fiorina hoping to alter Republican race
  • Campus collision: NCAA urged to divest from all religious schools with anti-LGBT policies
  • A tragic moral lesson: Former Speaker of the House now a convicted felon in sexual abuse case
Tuesday

The Briefing 04-26-16

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  • Pro-abortion vs. more pro-abortion: Democratic candidates vie for funds in race to the left
  • GOP front-runner Donald Trump breaks from Republican orthodoxy on LGBT issues
  • Boycott Target? What does it mean to be a Christian in the marketplace?
  • Obituary recounts amazing life of a teenager who escaped Germany then returned to spy on the Nazis
Thursday

The Briefing 04-21-16

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  • Court rules that schools cannot provide separate bathrooms based on biology, citing Title IX
  • Official statement from US Civil Rights Commission identifies religious liberty as problem
  • Norwegian court says mass-murderer's rights violated by solitary confinement in 3-room suite
  • Justice served? Accomplice in Manson murders could be released on parole in California
  • Fidel Castro nears the end of his life, reminding of the futility of atheistic communism
Friday

The Briefing 04-15-16

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  • "Dismemberment" deemed too descriptive by pro-abortion activists fighting pro-life bill
  • Doctors train to kill in medical school, look to spread abortion access to underserved areas
  • Studies show sex-selective abortions taking place in Canada, thousands of missing girls
  • Attempt to raise cats "gender-neutral" fails at the vet where they must be sexed
Wednesday

The Briefing 04-06-16

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  • Both 2016 presidential frontrunners handed significant setbacks in Wisconsin primaries
  • Mississippi joins states standing for religious liberty, backlash sure to follow
  • Invasive government lawmakers propose sexual orientation appear on national census
  • Authority of Scripture, not social issues, root of Church of Scotland's decline
Wednesday

The Briefing 03-30-16

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  • Unity at the expense of integrity: British Baptists send mixed signals on SSM
  • Easter-less Easter eggs spark controversy in UK, but Christ-less secularism the bigger issue
  • Even as Britain is post-Christian, its secular society still benefits from Christian ideals
  • North Carolina Attorney General states he will refuse to defend recently passed bathroom law
  • In possible tip of the hand, SCOTUS requests additional briefs filed in contraceptive case
Tuesday

The Briefing 03-29-16

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  • Theology matters: Georgia gov. who vetoed religious liberty bill member of liberal church
  • North Carolina passes bill banning biological men from the ladies' room, backlash ensues
  • Tragic irony: Cosmo mocks Indiana bill banning Down syndrome abortion while promoting model with Downs
Tuesday

The Briefing 03-15-16

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  • LGBTQ groups pressure NCAA to sever ties with Christian colleges requesting Title IX waivers
  • Some secular observers see problems with open marriages, but fail to make moral argument
  • China's Communist Party attempts to regulate reincarnation to control its Buddhist citizens
Thursday

The Briefing 03-10-16

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  • Moral opportunists seek to seize on Zika virus crisis to push pro-abortion position
  • California law that would ban travel to "anti-LGBT" states an attempt at moral posturing
  • Redefinition of marriage led SCOTUS to rule unanimously for gay adoption across state lines
  • "Bachelor gap" created by sex-selective abortion sociologically and morally objectionable
Wednesday

The Briefing 03-02-16

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  • Christians may face tough decision November as Trump and Clinton gained momentum on Tuesday
  • Arguments for a woman's right to abortion neglect rights of unborn in case before SCOTUS
  • South Dakota Governor under LGBT pressure vetoed bill that bars opposite-sex bathroom access
Tuesday

The Briefing 02-23-16

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  • Pope's recent advice to follow "conscience" in contraception and LGBT issues deeply flawed
  • Younger Americans more accepting of LGBT lifestyles, but Christians bound by the Word of God
  • Same-sex ex-couple's custody case a tragic picture of the insanity of the sexual revolution
Friday

The Briefing 01-22-16

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  • Britain charges Putin with assassination crime, seeks justice by airing truth
  • Children's lives unacceptably endangered in Flint, Michigan as city sought to save money
  • Government promises to "out" schools seeking Title IX waivers in response to LGBT lobby
  • As higher ed institutions move further left, the free exchange of ideas is threatened
  • U of L Law School's diversity initiatives tend to produce monolithic, liberal results
Wednesday

The Briefing 01-20-16

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  • US-Iranian hostage swap prime example of moral dilemmas often faced in a fallen world
  • Hawking makes end-of-world predictions, illustrates hopelessness of secular naturalism
  • Custody battles over frozen embryos underscore personhood of unborn from conception
  • Rising trend to abort babies with Down's Syndrome an affront to the image of God
  • New government guidelines for Canadian schools reveal the reaches of the LGBT revolution
Tuesday

The Briefing 01-19-16

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  • Increase in mortality rate due to drug abuse correlates moral behavior and wellbeing
  • Nonsensical amicus brief before SCOTUS argues for abortion rights for "pregnant men"
  • Legal and societal issues arising from breakup of the family show marriage is irreplaceable
Thursday

The Briefing 01-07-16

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  • Religious liberty and LGBT rights are on a collision course in 2016
  • Court ruling portends restrictions on religious organizations hiring according to beliefs
  • Federal court's appropriation of Title IX signals legal revolution larger than SSM ruling
  • Christian schools seek Title IX exemptions, prove importance of confessional accountability
Wednesday

The Briefing 12-16-15

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  • TIME person of the year shortlist and final selection summarize cultural moments in 2015
  • LGBT magazines choose SCOTUS, Obama as persons of the year, signaling massive cultural shift
  • Evangelical professor says Christians and Muslims worship same God, contrary to Scripture
Tuesday

The Briefing 12-15-15

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  • Reactions to Paris climate accord betray dissatisfaction from both left and right
  • Support for economic "de-growth" reveals dark, anti-humanist worldview
  • Academics arguing for one-child policies in America deny humanity its dignity
  • College sexual orientation questionnaire inevitable in current moral revolution