Conservative Texas court to decide if homeschoolers can wait for the Rapture instead of teaching their kids

Conservative Texas court to decide if homeschoolers can wait for the Rapture instead of teaching their kids

Travis Gettys The all-Republican Texas Supreme Court will decide whether homeschooling families must teach educational basics to their children or be allowed to wait for the second coming of Jesus Christ. An appeals court ruled against Michael and Laura McIntyre last year, saying the Christian couple was not exempt from state education regulations. The McIntyres

Conservative Christians freak out over false report that Chick-fil-a sponsored LGBT film festival

Conservative Christians freak out over false report that Chick-fil-a sponsored LGBT film festival

David Ferguson Conservative Christians have launched a Change.org petition demanding that fast food chain Chick-fil-a account for its support of a “Christian LGBT film festival.” David Badash at The New Civil Rights Movement wrote Monday that a Chick-fil-a patron named Steven Policastro created the petition in the mistaken belief that the corporation has donated money

Virginia Republican panics over anti-faith conspiracy so huge he can’t even prove it

Virginia Republican panics over anti-faith conspiracy so huge he can’t even prove it

Travis Gettys A Virginia Republican lawmaker said he would need at least two overhead screens to illustrate the links between well-funded organizations he claims are trying to destroy American religious faith. Rep. Randy Forbes (R-Chesapeake) outlined the conspiracy during a sermon last month at Great Bridge Baptist Church in his hometown, but he told congregants

US construction spending at 7-year high in September

US construction spending at 7-year high in September

Agence France-Presse US construction spending hit a seven-year high in September after a modest rise in the previous month, the Commerce Department reported Monday. Despite some signs of slowdown elsewhere in the economy in the month, September spending on building new homes, highways, offices and other facilities held up at an annual pace of $1.09