CONCORD, Massachusetts, October 21, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A local district attorney has decided not to pursue trespassing charges against David Parker as a result of an incident at his son’s school. Parker spent a night in jail in April for refusing to leave a meeting because his 6-year-old son’s teacher and director of education refused to assure the father that he would be notified when issues of homosexuality and transgenderism were to be discussed.
Middlesex County District Attorney Martha Coakley informed the court this morning that her office has decided not to pursue the criminal trespassing charge against the Lexington […]
Archbishop Publicly Tells Pro-Abortion Kansas Governor Not to Receive Communion
By John-Henry Westen
TOPEKA, Kansas, May 10, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann has directed Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius to refrain from presenting herself for Holy Communion until she takes “the necessary steps for amendment of her life which would include a public repudiation of her previous efforts and actions in support of laws and policies sanctioning abortion.”
The Archbishop made the directive public by writing about his actions in his archdiocesan newspaper The Leaven. “Having made every effort to inform and to persuade Governor Sebelius […]
Wednesday October 13, 2010
Obama Justice Department Appeals DOMA Rulings
By Peter J. Smith
BOSTON, October 13, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Obama Justice Department on Tuesday filed a terse notice to a federal appeals court in Boston that it is appealing a U.S. district judge’s ruling striking down the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act.
The appeal notice submitted by Assistant Attorney General Tony West does not mention any reasons for the United States’ defense of the 1996 federal statute, which defines marriage as a union of a man and a woman under federal law. It also protects states from having to recognize marriages performed […]