How a Christian Should Respond to Crude Attacks

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, White House Press Secretary

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee could not have been happy when he heard about the vulgar criticism his daughter, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, received from comedian Chelsea Handler. But the way this Christian minister and father responded was one of the most effective take-downs I’ve ever heard.

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Justices Appear Torn on Colorado Baker’s Case

Oral arguments took place yesterday at the U.S. Supreme Court concerning the right of a baker to refuse to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding. Court watchers found it difficult to discern which way the court might rule on what could be a landmark case for either LGBT rights or religious freedom.
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Teen Sucker Punched at Abortion Clinic

The Planned Parenthood clinic in Roanoke where the altercation occurred. (Google Street View)

Even after being sucker punched by an irate woman outside of an abortion clinic this past weekend, a heroic 15 year-old teen got back on her feet and told her attacker “I love you.”

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New Messenger Kids App Stirs Debate

In an effort to tap into the lucrative children’s market while still complying with existing child safety laws, Facebook introduced a new messaging app for kids under the age of 13 that has fueled the debate about the impact of social media on children.

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How to Stop Sexual Harassment? R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

If it wasn’t such a serious a matter, I would laugh every time another breathless reporter reveals the fall of another so-called “icon” of Congress, or the press, or Hollywood, after he was accused of sexual harassment. How could the media – or anyone for that matter – be so surprised by a phenomenon that women have been experiencing for centuries? Has it taken this long for them to realize that the sexual harassment of women is a systemic problem throughout the world?

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GirlGuides UK Opens Facilities to Male Guides

Girlguiding UK, which is the country’s equivalent of the Girl Scouts, recently decided to allow males who identify as females to not become Guides, but has now extended that decision to allow boys to use the same bathrooms, showers, and tents as the girls.

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Irish Catholics Flock to Rosary Crusade

Map showing hundreds of locations in Ireland where the Rosary was prayed on Sunday

In what is being hailed as one of the largest prayer initiatives in Ireland in 40 years, tens of thousands of Catholics flocked to over 270 locations along the coast of Ireland on Sunday to pray the Rosary in order to prevent the legalization of abortion and to restore the faith to what was once the most Catholic nation on earth.

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“Impeached” Pro-Life Student Refuses to Back Down

Katie Ascough (YouTube)

A 20 year-old student at the University College Dublin (UCD) who was impeached from her position as student union president because of her pro-life views says she’ll never lose her passion for defending life.

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