Category: Faith & Culture

Anti-Christian bullies target Gov. Kay Ivey, demand she stop ‘preaching’ on social media

(Opinion) A seriously annoying anti-Christian activist organization has signaled out Alabama’s governor because of what they call “preaching” on social media, demanding she remove the offending statements or face lawsuits and fines. Like most of America’s leaders, Gov. Kay Ivey sent Christmas-themed messages over the holiday season, but the aggressively litigious…

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If the left thinks ‘gay married’ Santa Claus is forward thinking, then thank God they call Alabama backward

[caption id="attachment_54988" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Santa's Husband (Harper Collins/Amazon)[/caption]   Just in time for Christmas, folks. The holiday story we’ve all been waiting for. Destined to become a fireside classic that you’ll read to your children and your children’s children. Santa's Husband, a children’s book from renowned publisher Harper Collins, tells…

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WATCH: Alabama little person’s rare condition lets him SEE music as numbers … listen to the stunning results

  Jon Michael Ogletree of Hoover, Alabama, couldn't reach the piano pedals when he began playing at 3 years old and he can't reach them now, three decades later. Ogletree calls himself a "little person" and says his dwarfism has come with its share of challenges ... and unique blessings.…

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Alabama schools move closer to banning paddling

[caption id="attachment_54260" align="aligncenter" width="800"] The Simpsons (YouTube)[/caption]     Alabama teachers are one step closer to sparing the rod after the state’s local school board members recently voted to encourage policies that prohibit corporal punishment, also known as paddling. But does that mean they’re one step closer to spoiling the…

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J. Pepper Bryars: Washington Post asks ‘What’s the matter with Alabama,’ and Roy Moore’s new ad answers

A conservative writer for the Washington Post asked this week what many in our movement nationally have been pondering while watching Alabama creep ever closer to sending Roy Moore to the U.S. Senate: “What’s the matter with Alabama?” Examining a recent poll, columnist Jennifer Rubin bemoaned that Moore received nearly…

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J. Pepper Bryars: Have pro-life Democrat candidates become an endangered species in Alabama?

[caption id="attachment_20691" align="aligncenter" width="840"] (Christine Szeto/Flickr)[/caption] Pro-life candidates in the Alabama Democratic Party have long been on the political equivalent of the threatened species list. Abortion rights extremists have hunted them mercilessly, their numbers have dropped precipitously, and their once vast territory has shrunk to a few measly electoral acres…

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J. Pepper Bryars: The anti-abortion movement must recapture some of the Democratic Party (or accept the GOP as a single point of failure)

  Remember that adage about not putting all of your eggs in one basket? That has happened to the anti-abortion movement. All of our votes are in the Republican Party’s basket. So too are the lives of millions of unborn babies, all depending upon the unpredictable success of a single…

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J. Pepper Bryars: Roy Moore would lose by 20-points if his Democratic opponent were pro-life (or at least not so pro-abortion)

[caption id="attachment_49761" align="aligncenter" width="800"] (MSNBC/YouTube)[/caption]     Doug Jones would likely swamp Roy Moore in next month’s special election if the Democrat didn’t hold such extreme pro-abortion views. Consider this: -- Nearly 60 percent of adults in Alabama believe that abortion should be illegal in all or most cases, according…

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J. Pepper Bryars: The president’s Thanksgiving Day proclamation keeps the focus where it ought to be – God.

[caption id="attachment_51309" align="aligncenter" width="800"] (White House/Facebook)[/caption]   As Alabamians gather today to watch football and feast on fried turkey, we should also remember the words written by President George Washington in his proclamation establishing “a day of public thanksgiving and prayer” in 1789 that eventually became known as Thanksgiving Day.…

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