• Court allows ‘Jesus prayers’ to be banned

    January 18 2012 by Todd Starnes, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    The Supreme Court will not intervene in a controversy over Christian prayers delivered before commission meetings in Forsyth County, N.C. The North Carolina chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union and Americans United for Separation of Church and State praised the decision as a victory for the First Amendment.

  • Miss. Personhood amendment defeated

    November 10 2011 by Michael Foust, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    JACKSON, Miss. – On Nov. 8 Mississippi voters rejected a constitutional amendment that would have defined human life as beginning at conception, capping a campaign that had divided the pro-life community and delivering a blow to the nationwide personhood movement.