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  • The Tsunami-like Impact of the Equality Act - BreakPoint This Week February 26, 2021
    The Equality Act promises to impact nearly every aspect of life for men, women, and children. John Stonestreet, Shane Morris, and Maria Baer explore the impact the Equality Act will have on society. The trio also explores cancel culture and how it is causing big tech responses to ideas that aren't celebrated in progressive advances. […]
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  • Britney Spears Is Not a Thing (She’s a Person) February 26, 2021
    Last summer, outside a California courtroom, a group of protestors gathered, marched, chanted, took lots of selfies, and held signs that read, “Free Britney.” Footage from that day now comprises the opening scene of a newly released New York Times documentary about Britney Spears, the pop music star who rose to fame as barely a […]
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  • Harriet Tubman, a Woman of Faith and Courage February 25, 2021
    The Biden administration recently announced it will accelerate the process of replacing President Andrew Jackson image on the $20 bill with Harriet Tubman, at least on the front. Jackson would still appear on the reverse side. This plan was first announced under the Obama Administration but was halted by President Trump’s Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. […]
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  • Is the Church Really A Representative of God Right Now? February 24, 2021
    John and Shane walk through a challenging question related to perceived impressions that the church is slipping into moral deism. A Colson Fellow asked about John's Bene-Kuyper option, blending the Benedict Option and Kuyper's view of culture engagement.  Another Colson Fellow asked John and Shane to explain how to engage a pastor and encourage a […]
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  • The Equality Act February 24, 2021
    Late last week, Democratic lawmakers in the House of Representatives introduced the Equality Act, a grave threat to religious liberty and conscience rights that would, in effect, erase all legal distinctions between male and female in public life. The Equality Act would make gender identity and sexual orientation protected classes under the Civil Rights Act […]
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  • Amazon Blocks Sale of Book Exposing Transgender Ideology February 23, 2021
    Several months ago, Amazon began blocking the sale of books they deemed “dangerous” to LGBTQ people. Some of these books, to be frank, were hateful and demeaning. Others were deemed hateful for simply questioning the dominant narratives about homosexuality, gay marriage, or gender dysphoria. The most recent book banned by Amazon is among the most […]
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  • French Postmodern Chickens Come Home to Roost February 22, 2021
    Recently, a New York Times article quoted a French government official: “There’s a battle to wage against an intellectual matrix from American universities.’’ As the article went on to explain, “prominent [French] intellectuals have banded together against what they regard as contamination by the out-of-control woke leftism of American campuses and its attendant cancel culture.” […]
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  • Give Jack Some Slack: The Ongoing Harassment of Masterpiece Cakeshop Owner Jack Phillips February 19, 2021
    For more than a decade, LGBTQ advocates have sought to force Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips to decorate cakes with messages that violate his Christian faith. This despite his victory at the Supreme Court, this despite the Colorado Civil Rights Commission being forced to end the persecution. Jack is back in court again, this time […]
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  • Give Jack Some Slack: The Ongoing Harassment of Masterpiece Cakeshop Owner Jack Phillips February 19, 2021
    For more than a decade, LGBTQ advocates have sought to force Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips to decorate cakes with messages that violate his Christian faith. This despite his victory at the Supreme Court, this despite the Colorado Civil Rights Commission being forced to end the persecution. Jack is back in court again, this time […]
    Colson Center
  • Redeeming Gender in an Increasingly Gender-Hostile World February 19, 2021
    In 2015, Drag Queen Story Hour launched in San Francisco. Exactly what it sounds like - men dressed as women (often provocatively) reading stories (often provocatively) to young kids in schools or public libraries - the organization now operates across the country. “Dressing in drag” almost always involves exaggerated makeup, exaggerated hair, and gaudy, sexually […]
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