Posts Tagged ‘organization’

Christian leader encourages Santorum voters to back Ron Paul

by Peter Grady — With Rick Santorum’s announcement that he was suspending his campaign, conservative organizations have begun to swing into Romney’s camp; however one evangelical leader is calling on Christians to turn their support to Ron Paul instead. Pastor Stephen Andrew, president of USA Christian Ministries, has noted that many Christians were disappointed at […]

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Govt. official suggests double standard for “gay,” Christian printers

by Peter Grady — A Human rights commission in Kentucky is currently conducting an investigation over whether a Christian t-shirt company has the right to refuse to print a message that disagrees with its Christian values. The executive director of a local government’s Human Rights Commission in Kentucky has said that a “gay” printing company would […]

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AIM says conservatives need to avoid liberal trap

by Matt Lacy —   A spokesman for a media watchdog group said it was no surprise that a liberal pro-homosexual “faith group” has asked MSNBC to ban Tony Perkins, president of the family research Council from the network. The organization, “Faithful America” accuses the FRC of being a hate group because of its support […]

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AP head hints at type of campaign coverage to expect in local outlets

by Jack Minor– An analyst with a media watchdog group says the chairman of the Associated Press sent strong signals as to the type of coverage to expect by the majority of media outlets this campaign season. The Associated Press is the major source of news for tens of thousands of media outlets including the […]

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Students targeted for leftist activism

by Craig Masters Two days after activist Sandra Fluke testified to congress that she needed taxpayers to buy her birth control in order to be able to afford to keep up with the amount of sex she was having at Georgetown University, an organization named “eyesoncongress” scheduled a program its web site describes as “Teaching […]

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Colorado Online Education Leaders Chart Way Forward

Staff Reports — DENVER—Colorado online education leaders have charted a way forward to pursue policies that expand students’ digital learning opportunities. The new Independence Institute publication, “The Future of Colorado Digital Learning: Crafting a Policy Roadmap for Reform,” highlights recommended changes in the areas of K-12 funding, testing and accountability, and student access and eligibility. […]

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Arguments begin in case over NASA specialists firing

  by Matt Lacy — Opening arguments began Tuesday in the case of a NASA mission specialist who claimed he was terminated for simply expressing his views on intelligent design. David Coppedge had worked for 14 years as a NASA mission specialist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) on the Cassini project to Saturn. The […]

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American Civil Rights Union urges Supreme Court to adopt “coercion test”

by Jack Minor — The American Civil Rights Union argues in an amicus brief submitted to the US Supreme Court for a new constitutional standard protecting religious freedom in a case involving a war memorial that has existed since the 1950’s. The ACRU argues for a “Coercion Test” to be used which says that public […]

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School rejected faith-based student’s community service

by Peter Grady – The Alliance Defense Fund is helping an honor student in Alexandria, Virginia after she was denied community service credit because her volunteering was faith-based rather than secular in nature. Matt Sharp, litigation counsel with the ADF, says his client, 17-year-old Sarah Stites, is claiming discrimination because she was denied any credit […]

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Weld County employees honored by United Way

Staff Reports —   WELD COUNTY, CO – Two Weld County employees will be honored next Thursday, March 15, 2012, by the United Way of Weld County for their volunteer work with the organization.   Margie Martinez Perusek, of the Weld County Sheriff’s Office, will receive the 2011 Volunteer of the Year award for her […]

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Greeley Gazette reader 20 minutes ahead of CBS News release of Operation Ghost Click

By Craig Masters Monday afternoon February 20, the Greeley Gazette posted an informative article about the possibility that many computer users might lose their access to to the internet when, not if, the FBI shuts down servers it put into place last November to replace rogue computers operating malware called “DNS Changer.” Almost immediately readers […]

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Pro-life group aims to create “states of refuge”

by Matt Lacy – A pro-life organization has announced a new way to stop abortion using existing laws and creating “states of refuge.” Operation Save America states it “unabashedly takes up the cause of preborn children in the name of Jesus Chirst.” The group says it is embarking on a goal of having abortion free […]

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Group draws line in sand over San Diego cross

by Peter Grady – In asking the Supreme Court to intervene in a case over a war memorial, a legal group says if atheists prevail then no war memorial will be safe. The issue involves the Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial Cross in San Diego which was erected over 50 years ago to honor soldiers who […]

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UN officials admit they want global tax

by Peter Grady – Long dismissed as the stuff of conspiracy “nuts” the United Nations has admitted that it really does want to impose a global tax. Opponents of the United Nations have long said that the organization wanted the ability to fund itself rather than rely on member dues and to have its own […]

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Officials tell Catholic chaplains not to read letter criticizing policy on contraception

Archbishop Brogilo by Peter Grady – Following a decision by the Obama administration to force religious organizations to offer contraception drugs that could cause abortion, the Pentagon sent an e-mail to chaplains advising them not to read a letter critical of the policy. Health and Human Services Secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, a strong supporter of Planned Parenthood and […]

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Judge orders woman to provide unencrypted hard drive to prosecutors

by Matt Lacy– Civil-rights advocates have said a ruling by a Denver judge ordering a woman to unlock her computer for authorities chips away at constitutional protections in the digital age. Civil Liberty groups have been watching the case carefully saying it pits the rights against self-incrimination against technological advances in a digital world. Ramona […]

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Obama statement on compulsory attendance raise red flag among homeschoolers

by Matt Lacy – President Obama’s call to states to curb dropout rates by forcing students to remain in high school until they graduate has raised concerns among homeschoolers. In the President’s State of the Union message Tuesday evening, Obama told states he had a solution to raise high school dropout rates to 100 percent. […]

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Jihad in America – lessons must be learned

by Craig Masters This past Friday the non-partisan, non-sectarian organization, “Act! for America,” presented an informative lecture on the increase in successes of the multi-faceted Islamic jihad in America. The meeting was held at Johnson’s Corner restaurant and was presented by a team of speakers brought to the area by the Colorado Conservative Union. The […]

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Republican candidates commit to enforcing pornography laws

by Matt Lacy – While three of the Republican candidates have told an organization that fights against pornography they are committed to enforcing the current pornography laws, Obama has not yet made the same commitment. In October, Morality in Media began to contact the 2012 presidential candidates from both parties, which included Barack Obama, in […]

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Obama picks member of “racist organization” to head Domestic Policy Council

by Peter Grady – President Obama has chosen a woman who was a former senior vice president in what some have said is a racist organization to head his Domestic Policy Council. On Tuesday, the White House issued an announcement that President Obama had chosen Cecilia Muñoz to replace Melody Barnes as council head. Muñoz […]

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Pro-abortion group calls for donations for Tebow touchdowns

by Jack Minor – While many in the media have criticized Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow for not being ashamed of his Christian faith, a poster on a pro-abortion web site is calling for supporters to make a donation for killing babies every time Tebow scores a touchdown. Sophia Brugato, writing for The Abortion Gang, […]

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Colorado Christian University takes on Obamacare rule on abortion inducing contraception

by Jack Minor – Colorado Christian University has filed a lawsuit against a requirement in Obamacare that requires all healthcare plans to provide abortion inducing contraceptive services regardless of an organization’s religious beliefs. The lawsuit names the Department of Health and Human Services, saying they are engaging in “a deliberate attack by the government on […]

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Planned Parenthood 2010 death toll: 329,445 dead babies

by Peter Grady – Touting its success for the year, Planned Parenthood Federation of America announced it had killed over 300,000 babies last year and received almost $500 million in taxpayer money. Planned Parenthood was founded by eugenicist, Margaret Sanger. In honor of its founder, the organization issues its highest honor, the Margaret Sanger award to […]

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Records show how outside groups conspire against Personhood movement

by Jack Minor — Planned Parenthood’s attempt to stop Colorado from allowing a personhood amendment on the ballot in 2012 is part of a coordinated attack on similar initiatives across the country. Following the defeat of Amendment 26 in Mississippi, Planned Parenthood issued a statement crediting Mississippians for Healthy Families as being key to defeating the […]

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NAACP opposes bill banning abortions based on race

Jerome Hudson by Peter Grady – A group that promotes African-American conservative values has expressed concern over the NAACP’s opposition to a bill that would ban abortions based solely on the race of the child. During hearings on Dec. 20 on the proposed Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act of 2011, the National Association for the Advancement of […]

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“Moderate” Muslims call for “killing all Jews”

by Peter Grady –   A group defended as representing the “moderate” face of Islam has called for the killing of all Jews.   The Muslim brotherhood, which recently won a majority of seats in Egyptian elections, has often been called a “moderate” faction of Islam.   The website, Ikhwanophobia .com, states that the group wants to […]

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Greeley economy showing early signs of growth

By Craig Masters Tracking several economic indicators; including some growth indicators, Greeley has moved ahead of over 300 other U.S. metro areas to be ranked at number 62 out of the total of 379 in the study. That is up from position 101 last year. In the extensive study by the Milken Institute, Greeley was ranked as […]

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“Gay” parade attendance mandatory for teen program at Planned Parenthood

by Jack Minor – A Planned Parenthood program in New York that employs teenagers required them to attend a homosexual pride parade as a condition of employment, causing some to question the organization’s use of taxpayer dollars. The Planned Parenthood program, Seriously Talking About Responsible Sex (STARS) employs teenagers as “peer educators.” According to the organization’s […]

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Atheist group admits desire to ban “Christmas”

by Jack Minor Update: Since the publication of this article Barker has backed away from initial claims that they felt the holiday had a religous purpose. They still maintain they would like to force the federal government to stop using the name “Christmas” because they feel it violates the establishment clause. While liberal groups mock […]

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Salvation Army begs for help in Detroit amidst “gay” boycott

by Matt Lacy – The Salvation Army is facing a difficult season, first homosexuals are boycotting giving to the group and now donations in Detroit are so bad the organization is issuing an “urgent plea” for help. The Salvation Army in Detroit had set a goal of raising over $8.2 million this year to help […]

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Defense bill legalizes bestiality, sodomy

by Peter Grady – Tucked away in the current defense authorization bill is a provision that legalizes soldiers being able to have sex with animals. When Congress passed the law repealing the centuries old ban on homosexuals serving in the military, it meant in order to be fully implemented, the Uniform Code of Military Justice, […]

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Morality in Media calls for federal investigation into .xxx domain

Following last week’s announcement that the new .xxx domain name for web addresses was going live, Morality in Media has called for a federal investigation into the issue. While many are familiar with the suffixes for web addresses such as .com .org and .net, last year the International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) […]

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Judge upholds CAIR official’s conviction in terrorism funding case

by Jack Minor – A Federal court has upheld the conviction of multiple officials with the Council on American Islamic Relations and others for providing funding to a terrorist group. The Holy Land Foundation trial was the largest terrorism funding trial in American history. CAIR, the Islamic Society of North America and other Muslim organizations […]

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HHS non-committal on how agency defines rules affecting religious organizations

  by Peter Grady – The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has said it will not commit to saying how narrowly it intends to interpret a rule that would only exempt religious organizations that employ and serve those who share the same faith from being required to provide abortion-inducing contraceptives. One of Obamacare’s requirements […]

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District 6 board members attend lobbyist convention at the Broadmoor

by Jack Minor — Several school board members and Superintendent Ranelle Lang will be attending a four day convention at the five star Broadmoor resort. The Colorado Association of School Boards (CASB) holds its annual convention each year at the luxurious resort. The dates for this year’s convention are Dec. 8-11. The district is a member […]

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