Month: March 2006

Dutch Immigrants Must Watch Racy Film

By BRUCE MUTSVAIRO, Associated Press Writer Wed Mar 15, 2:35 PM ET AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – The camera focuses on two gay men kissing in a park. Later, a topless woman emerges from the sea and walks onto a crowded beach. For would-be immigrants to the Netherlands, this film is a test of their readiness to

Board Ignores Parents and Their Concerns Over Campus GSA Clubs

By Jim BrownMarch 16, 2006 (AgapePress) – A Virginia school board has thumbed its nose at parents in Richmond who are pushing for a ban on “Gay Straight Alliances” and other student clubs that promote teen sexual activity. Parents and citizens collected more than 700 petitions of registered voters in Chesterfield County, asking that GSAs

Homosexual Activists in Europe, Canada Using Gov’t to Silence Opposition

Will It Eventually Happen in the U.S.?Ed VitaglianoMarch 15, 2006 (AgapePress) – For decades homosexual activists claimed that they were oppressed by societies that wanted them to remain silent and in the closet. Now that homosexuals are experiencing cultural acceptance unheard of in Western Civilization since the time of ancient Greece, they are no longer

Gay Straight Clubs About Promotion, Not Protection

By Jim BrownMarch 13, 2006 (AgapePress) – A pro-family advocate says leaders of Gay Straight Alliance clubs in schools falsely claim their main focus is fighting discrimination. She contends those clubs are more concerned about getting young people involved in homosexuality. Last week a private high school in Santa Monica, California, held a “Free Queer

Krekar claims Islam will win Norway’s most controversial refugee, Mullah Krekar, told an Oslo newspaper on Monday that there’s a war going on between “the West” and Islam. He said he’s sure that Islam will win, and he also had praise for suspected terrorist leader Osama bin Laden. “We’re the ones who will change you,” Krekar told Norwegian newspaper

Origins 101: Worldviews Begin With Beginnings

Feature by Rusty BensonMarch 8, 2006 (AgapePress) – Nearly a century-and-a-half after Darwin’s Origins of the Species was published, and 75 years after the Scopes trial, the argument over life’s origins still inflames contentious debate. Today three distinct theories of origins compete for public affirmation. Darwinian Evolution remains entrenched as the orthodox position of the

World Watch List Rankings

Agape Press Open Doors USA has released its annual “World Watch List” of 50 nations where Christians face the most intense hostility and harsh treatment because of their faith. The list ranks countries according to the intensity of persecution Christians face for actively pursuing their faith; and for the fourth straight year, the communist nation

Families Sue to Opt Their Kids Out of School-Mandated Pro-Homosexual Seminar

By Jim BrownFebruary 28, 2006 (AgapePress) – A federal judge has prohibited students from opting out of mandatory pro-homosexual diversity training in one Kentucky school system. District Judge David Bunning says students in Boyd County Schools have no religious or free-speech right to opt out of a yearly seminar aimed at preventing anti-homosexual harassment. The

Porn Industry Stoops to New Low

By James L. LambertFebruary 28, 2006 (AgapePress) – In what is further evidence of the porn industry’s disdain of Christianity, an Internet-based sex toy company has begun selling items modeled after religious icons. Web-based Divine Productions goes out of its way to promote products that clearly offend and mock Christianity and the Catholic Church. Through

Medical Records Link Abortion With Death

By AFA JournalFebruary 28, 2006 (AgapePress) – Several new studies reveal an unprecedented accuracy in linking women’s medical records to their death certificates when comparing abortion and childbirth mortality rates. Such findings could possibly change the application of the 33-year-old Roe v. Wade ruling — which legalized abortion — while alerting medical professionals to common