No More Right To Refuse Service (NM Christian Photographer)

New Mexico Supreme Court has ruled that a business no longer has a right to refuse service, a Photographer violated the law when refusing to photograph a lesbian wedding in New Mexico. The company, Elane Photography, said that they had no problem photographing the couple outside the act of marriage, which their beliefs do not support.

You Now Have Lost Control Of Your Business.

You Now Have Lost Control Of Your Business.

The ruling has a far more grievous and deep reaching effect on society now. Here is the quote from Justice Richard Bosson said that Elane Photography must be forced to violate their religious beliefs because of “the tolerance that lubricates the varied moving parts of us as a people. … it is the price of citizenship.”

Another important quote is from Jordan Lorence, senior counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom “The idea that free people can be ‘compelled by law to compromise the very religious beliefs that inspire their lives’ as the ‘price of citizenship’ is a chilling and unprecedented attack on freedom.” This is where I will focus on. Continue Reading →

Messiah to Martin Name Change by US Judge…Good or Bad?

I’m sure by now we all have heard this story play out on the news and internet, but the question is:  Is this a good thing or a bad thing?  Does a US Judge even have the authority to tell parents how to names their child?

As always, we are interested in your opinion on this subject and invite you to comment both on the article and on our position regarding this strange decision.  First here is an excerpt from the Telegraph’s version of the article:

US judge changes infant’s name from Messiah to Martin insisting only Jesus Christ has earned the title

A judge in Tennessee changed a 7-month-old boy’s name to Martin from Messiah, saying the religious name was earned by one person and “that one person is Jesus Christ.”

US judge changes infant's name from Messiah to Martin insisting only Jesus Christ has earned the title Martin DeShawn McCullough

Martin DeShawn McCullough Photo: AP
By Raf Sanchez, Washington  12:40AM BST 12 Aug 2013


 The boy’s parents ended up in court because they could not agree on a last name for their baby son.

But when the appalled local judge heard the boy’s first name she ordered it changed too.

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