Ben Carson campaign: Politico story on fake West Point scholarship is an ‘outright lie’

Ben Carson campaign: Politico story on fake West Point scholarship is an ‘outright lie’

Reuters Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson’s campaign said on Friday he never applied nor was accepted to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, apparently contradicting an account in Carson’s autobiography that he had been offered a full scholarship by the prestigious school. The admission, following doubts over some of Carson’s other recollections of his

Mormon church reacts to marriage equality ruling by punishing children of same-sex couples

Mormon church reacts to marriage equality ruling by punishing children of same-sex couples

Travis Gettys Mormons will not baptize the children of same-sex couples — who are considered apostates by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The church released a major policy announcement Thursday that addresses the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that effectively legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states. “A natural or adopted child of

Court rejects latest appeal from Kentucky clerk Kim Davis

Court rejects latest appeal from Kentucky clerk Kim Davis

International Business Times

An appeals court dismissed Kentucky clerk Kim Davis’s request Thursday to delay marriage license issuance to gay couples. Davis made headlines across U.S. earlier this year for refusing marriage licenses to same-sex couples citing religious beliefs. The Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals rejected Davis’ plea for a reprieve after her attorney argued that a district…