Did you know that many are concerned (American Family Assoc. among them) about President Trump’s nomination of Chai Feldblum to run the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Originally nominated by Pres. Obama, controversy gave way to her recess appointment by him. The mission of the EEOC is to “enforc(e) federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or employee because of the person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation)...”
A year ago the Supreme Court of the British territory of Bermuda ruled to legalize same-sex marriages. Now, officials are rolling back that decision. According to the Washington Times, Gov. Rankin has signed the Domestic Partnership Act giving same-sex couples rights similar to traditional one man-one woman couples, but not recognizing same-sex relationships as “marriage.” Sixty-nine percent of the residents oppose same-sex marriage.
January is the month when our attention is drawn to the yearly March for Life in our nation’s capital. Thousands of defenders of life from conception to natural death faithfully participate. This year our local and national media chose to give much more attention to the following day’s Women’s March for miscellaneous issues.
Did you know that on Nov. 8 a White House Summit on mental illness was convened? In his opening remarks, Dr. Tim Clinton painted a grave picture of the serious issues and challenges we face today. “…the Opioid Crisis, the epidemic of suicide among the young, the scourge of pornography, random acts of violence, the myriad of issues facing our soldiers and military families, chronic alcohol and substance abuse, domestic violence, human sex trafficking, cohabitation, fatherlessness, the deterioration of the family, sexual abuse, and bullying.”
STATEWIDE / Did you know that one of many organizations promoting Christian core values exists here in NC - the NC Family Policy Council (NC Family). Their vision: “A state and nation where God is honored, religious freedom flourishes, families thrive and life is cherished.” Some examples of their work follow.