Bucking over a century of tradition, the Boy Scouts of America’s scouting board of directors voted unanimously to allow girls to join the organization. The decision followed years of requests from both girls who wanted to join and families who wanted their daughters to join the Boy Scouts. Part of the reasoning for the decision…

Bring guns to church? Pastor Ken Pagano provoked a firestorm when he invited members of Louisville, Kentucky’s New Bethel Church to celebrate the 4th of July and their 2nd Amendment rights by bringing their firearms to church. The national news media opened fire at the very idea. After all, why should nice church folks need guns…

Do Americans have less faith in God? Or is their crisis of faith in the professional bureaucracies claiming to represent Him — particularly in the old, historic “mainline” denominations — the Presbyterians, Episcopalians, Lutherans, Disciples of Christ, Methodists and what remains of the Congregationalists?  The New York Times’ Ross Douthat a few days ago observed that the Episcopalians’…

Girls today are growing up in a “moral abyss,” says Dr. Helen Wright, telling an annual conference in Britain that she is greatly concerned by the “erosion of the innocence of childhood in the 21st Century.” Indeed, society must wake up “to the profound damage we have inflicted” on today’s girls “due to creating a society that…

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