Saturday, December 21, 2013

Heroic News: “Duck out?” plus 10 more

Sources connected to the hit A&E show, and the Robertson clan, tell E! News that the family is "very serious" about leaving the reality series, after the network suspended patriarch Phil Robertson for his GQ interview, in which he grouped homosexuality in with bestiality as deviant behavior.

Evangelical pastor Rick Warren told CNN's Piers Morgan that he won't change his position against same-sex "marriage," because "I fear the disapproval of God more than I fear your disapproval or the disapproval of society."

Famed comedian Bob Newhart has canceled a headline show at a conference for Catholic business leaders after a homosexual activist group ran a campaign portraying the organizers as “anti-gay.”

A Houston grand jury has refused to indict late-term abortionist Douglas Karpen after a months-long investigation into allegations of illegal late-term abortions and the killing of babies born alive at his two abortion clinics.

Groups trying to overturn a new California law allowing transgender students to choose public school restrooms and sports teams that correspond with their expressed genders have filed a lawsuit claiming state officials are unfairly refusing to count signatures seeking a referendum.

A judge on Friday ordered a California hospital to keep a girl declared brain dead on life support following what was supposed to be a routine tonsillectomy.

TLC has announced it will air a full series about a progressive polygamous family from Utah that starred in a one-hour pilot earlier this year.

An artificial heart has been transplanted into a patient for the first time in medical history, it was announced today.

In the fallout over Wednesday’s suspension of “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson by A&E for 'anti-gay' remarks, GLAAD is experiencing record levels of backlash.

Merck is issuing a voluntary recall of one lot of Gardasil vaccines due to the risk that some vials of the vaccine may contain glass particles, according to a statement released today by the pharmaceutical company.

A federal judge struck down Utah's same-sex 'marriage' ban Friday in a decision that brings an increasing nationwide shift toward allowing gay 'marriage' to a conservative state where the Mormon church has long been against it.