While America holds its breath on the results of the Kavanaugh nomination process, let’s look at other important stories that you might have missed. ADF scored a victory in Hawaii on behalf of pro-life pregnancy centers, and a children’s hospital in Colorado is trying to promote “unique gender identity” by removing designations indicating patients’ sex on their wrist bands. All this and more from the Alliance Alert Team!
ADF in the News
PJ Media: Following SCOTUS Ruling, Court Strikes Down Hawaii Law That Would Force a Church to Promote Abortion
Thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in NIFLA v. Becerra, pro-life pregnancy centers—including one run directly by a church—in Hawaii are now also protected from being forced to advertise for the abortion industry. That’s the ongoing effect of a good decision from the Supreme Court, says Alliance Defending Freedom attorney Kevin Theriot.
The Daily Signal: Colorado Baker Talks About New Religious Freedom Struggle With State
Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips recently spoke at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., where he opened up about the latest chapter in the state of Colorado’s battle against him. While he won his original case at the Supreme Court, Jack says the state of Colorado is at it again with the "same thing, just different cake."
Marriage and the Family
Fox News: Children's hospital drops gender markers from patient wristbands
Children's Hospital Colorado decided to drop sex designation from patient wristbands after it created a "gender diversity task force." While still treating patients in relation to their birth sex as it relates to medicine, the hospital says it made the change in order to recognize "unique gender identity."
Sanctity of Life
The Federalist: How Overturning Roe v. Wade Would Empower Women Beyond Their Wildest Dreams
When the U.S. Supreme Court decided Planned Parenthood v. Casey, it said that Roe had granted women societal freedom through legalized abortion. Catherine Glenn Foster argues at The Federalist that Roe actually increases pressure on women to choose work over a family, while liberating men of all the responsibility that childbearing brings.
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