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We believe that all humans are made in the image of God. This essential covers the sanctity of all human life, from conception to natural death. Our Biblical worldview also demands we tackle the issues of gender and sexuality—and their associated current cultural mandates that deteriorate society.

Arkansas legislature overrides governor’s veto and passes law banning transgender treatments on children

    The Arkansas legislature overrode Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s veto of a bill that prohibits providing hormone treatments, puberty blockers, or gender reassignment surgeries to minors.   Quick Facts   The Arkansas legislature recently passed HB 1570, known as the Save Adolescents From Experimentation Act. Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson vetoed the bill, claiming it...

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Equality: A Dream for Patriots, A Mask for Tyranny

  The Standing for Freedom Center is proud to announce the publication of our Spring 2021 journal, “Equality: A Dream for Patriots, A Mask for Tyranny.”   While leadership was discussing a topic for our next journal, we had the advantage of multiple options. Nothing time-sensitive was mustering — until the House of Representatives passed the...

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Canadian police barricade the church of Pastor James Coates, who was jailed for violating COVID-19 orders

    GraceLife Church in Alberta, Canada, which catapulted into the news earlier this year after its pastor, James Coates, was jailed for holding services during the pandemic, has been shut down and barricaded by police to prevent future worship services.   Quick Facts   Pastor James Coates was jailed for violating Alberta’s COVID-19 restrictions...

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No, Sen. Warnock, we cannot save ourselves — only Christ can

    Over the Easter holiday, Pastor Ralph Warnock, the recently elected Democratic senator from Georgia, made headlines for tweeting a message that is antithetical to everything the Bible says about Christ’s resurrection. He wrote:   “The meaning of Easter is more transcendent than the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Whether you are Christian or not,...

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Critical Race Theory: The New White Supremacy

    There was a time in our nation’s past when black people were described as lazy, ignorant, and child-like. Most would attribute descriptions like these to the dehumanizing epithets of slavery in the antebellum south. Some might connect the historical dots to the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) in 1915 and the...

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Clarence Thomas says the Supreme Court will soon have “no choice” but to take a look at Big Tech’s power over free speech

    Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas put Big Tech in his crosshairs on Monday, writing a 12-page opinion on the power of these monopolistic companies that now have the power to control and censor the constitutional right of free speech.   Quick Facts   The Supreme Court dismissed a case brought by Twitter users...

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Rapper’s Satan-themed sneakers show what the culture values but does not reflect who is really in control

    The Bible says that Satan disguises himself as an “angel of light” when he tries to deceive the world and ensnare us in his ways (2 Corinthians 11:14). This past week, he abandoned his old subtle playbook and made himself clearly known through one of his servants.   Rapper Lil Nas X recently...

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Majority of Americans say cancel culture is a threat to freedom and has made them afraid to share their political opinions

    In a harrowing poll, most Americans say cancel culture is a threat to their freedom and they fear that sharing their political opinions online will get them banned or fired from their jobs.   Quick Facts   64 percent of respondents in a recent poll said that a growing cancel culture is a...

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New Arkansas law provides freedom of conscience protections for healthcare providers

    Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has signed a law that provides conscience exceptions for healthcare providers who object to performing procedures such as abortions or transgender surgeries.   Quick Facts   On March 26, Gov. Hutchinson signed the Medical Ethics and Diversity Act, which provides conscience exceptions for healthcare providers. Hutchinson said he supports...

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Supreme Court will hear Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s case to defend Kentucky abortion law against the governor’s wishes

    The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case to determine whether Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron can argue in defense of the state’s law banning dismemberment abortions even though the current governor is unwilling to push forward with the federal appeals process.   Quick Facts   Kentucky’s law was signed by then-Gov....

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