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SCOTUS Gives Indiana Pro-Life Laws A Second Chance

SCOTUS Gives Indiana Pro-Life Laws A Second Chance

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . The United States Supreme Court has given the state of Indiana a second chance to review pro-life legislation formerly blocked by a lower court. SCOTUS threw out the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling blocking two Republican backed, pro-life laws Thursday, Reuters reported. One of these laws […]

Senate Confirms 200th Trump Judicial Appointee To Federal Appeals Court

Senate Confirms 200th Trump Judicial Appointee To Federal Appeals Court

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter The United States Senate confirmed President Donald Trump’s 200th judicial appointee to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Wednesday. Judge Cory Wilson, a conservative judge who currently serves on the Mississippi Court of Appeals, is the 200th judge Trump has nominated and Senate has confirmed to fill court vacancies since he became […]

Police Arrest Woman In Arson Of Wendy’s Where Rayshard Brooks Was Shot

Police Arrest Woman In Arson Of Wendy’s Where Rayshard Brooks Was Shot

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Police arrested a woman who is suspected to have set fire to an Atlanta Wendy’s where Rayshard Brooks was shot, according to the Fulton County Sheriff’s office. The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit captured the suspected arsonist, Natalie White, on Tuesday, according to a tweet from the […]

‘Compared To Hitler’: St Junípero Serra Statue To Be Removed From Ventura

‘Compared To Hitler’: St Junípero Serra Statue To Be Removed From Ventura

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . The statue of a Roman Catholic saint, Junípero Serra, will be removed over accusations that statues of the missionary reflect oppression of indigenous peoples, California officials announced Thursday.  The statue currently stands with his back to the Ventura City Hall facing out out over Pacific Ocean. “We’re constantly fighting to correct […]

Social Distancing, Social Justice, Science, And More. Here’s How Experts Keep Getting It Wrong

Social Distancing, Social Justice, Science, And More. Here’s How Experts Keep Getting It Wrong

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Experts have reversed advice on multiple topics in just the past week, including social distancing and social justice, the science of coronavirus treatment, and unemployment. Public health officials urged Americans to social distance for months to slow the spread of COVID-19, but now some have said the public […]

Gun Stocks Skyrocket As Violent Riots Continue

Gun Stocks Skyrocket As Violent Riots Continue

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Gun stocks have skyrocketed as protests and riots continue throughout the United States following the death of George Floyd. The soaring stocks came while rioters set cars ablaze, smashed property and looted businesses across the country as activists protested the death of Floyd, a black man who died after a Minneapolis police […]

SCOTUS Rejects Request From California Church To Block Worship Restrictions

SCOTUS Rejects Request From California Church To Block Worship Restrictions

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . The Supreme Court rejected a request from a church to block California’s restrictions on religious services. South Bay United Pentecostal Church of Chula Vista, California, filed a petition over Memorial Day weekend saying that Gov. Gavin Newsom’s coronavirus restrictions “arbitrarily discriminate against places of worship in violation of […]

Pro-Life Activist, Planned Parenthood Trade Blows As Deposition Videos Reignite Fetal Organs Debate

Pro-Life Activist, Planned Parenthood Trade Blows As Deposition Videos Reignite Fetal Organs Debate

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter   Pro-life activist David Daleiden and Planned Parenthood sparred Wednesday over videos showing Planned Parenthood employees testifying in depositions about the sale of fetal organs. “Daleiden is once again launching baseless claims about Planned Parenthood,” Planned Parenthood tweeted Wednesday.  Daleiden said he will “make sure that law enforcement and the […]

California Gov Gavin Newsom Allows Churches To Open At 25% Capacity

California Gov Gavin Newsom Allows Churches To Open At 25% Capacity

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new set of coronavirus restrictions Monday allowing for the partial reopening of California churches. The new guidelines, released Monday in Newsom’s “Places of Worship and Providers of Religious Services and Cultural Ceremonies” guidance, will allow houses of worship to open if these […]

California’s Reopening Plan Discriminates Against Churches, DOJ Says

California’s Reopening Plan Discriminates Against Churches, DOJ Says

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . California’s plan for reopening the economy discriminates against religious believers, the Department of Justice warned Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom Tuesday. The DOJ told Newsom in a letter provided to the Daily Caller News Foundation that though the DOJ understands California’s responsibility to protect the health and safety […]

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