Monday, December 23, 2013

Heroic News: “The genuine conflict being ignored in the duck dynasty debate” plus 6 more

The genuine conflict being ignored in the duck dynasty debate  
Missing in the controversy over A&E’s handling of its golden goose—or duck, rather—is the fact that the real conflict here is not between Robertson and A&E; it is between gay activists and a solid majority of Christians who believe homosexual acts are wrong.
Cardinal Kasper says Church will soon give Communion to divorced, remarried Catholics  
Despite a recent strongly worded clarification from Rome, confusion is continuing to be stirred up over the Catholic Church’s practice of refusing Communion to those who are divorced and remarried. A prominent curial cardinal, and favourite of Pope Francis, has defied the Vatican’s doctrinal office, saying that he expects a change.
ObamaCare deadline is a milestone and marker of uncertainty
Today is the deadline for most Americans to have ObamaCare insurance beginning Jan. 1, but a series of administration fixes and delays is turning the milestone into a day that for many Americans will underscore the uncertainty about the future of the law.
Italian parliamentarians push back against gvmt doc mandating journalists promote ‘LGBT’ agenda  
A set of instructions for journalists by a government department that threatens professional sanctions and possible jail time for writing unfavorably about homosexuality and “gay marriage,” has raised outrage among some sections of the Italian parliament. The document is a straightforward attempt to co-opt the entire profession into the homosexual agenda, a group of 21 Deputies has said.
Chile’s new socialist president Bachelet: Abortion is ‘essential’  
Last Sunday, Chileans elected pro-abortion and pro-homosexual candidate Michele Bachelet to the presidency, possibly reversing years of pro-life and pro-family course in the history of the country.
Report: 20 cases of child human trafficking investigated in Kentucky in four month period
A first-of-its-kind report by Kentucky’s state health agency has found authorities in the Bluegrass State investigated 20 allegations of human trafficking involving 25 children over only about a four month period in 2013.
ObamaCare brochers and condoms handed out in nightclubs
Washington’s new health insurance exchange dispatched a sign-up envoy to one of the city’s gay clubs one recent night to get out the word about Obamacare. It envisioned men mingling on the dance floor, a cocktail in one hand and enrollment information in the other.