The Free Burma Rangers Christian aid organization is warning that the persecution of Christians in Myanmar has “grown exponentially” since the military coup of February 2021 ended the troubled country’s fragile democracy, the WNG.org news outlet reports.
The Department of Health and Human Service has proposed rescinding Trump-era protections for healthcare workers that barred funding to facilities that required them to perform services contrary to their conscientious objections.
A Christian non-profit healthcare organization in Michigan filed a federal lawsuit Monday to block new state regulations that would require its staff to violate their beliefs by providing “transition” treatment to patients identifying as transgender, the Washington Times reports.
The Refugees International non-profit organization reported last month that the Burmese Army (Tatmadaw) in Myanmar has been restricting humanitarian aid to civilians, notably in areas with large populations of Christians, International Christian Concern (ICC) reports.
U.S. President Joe Biden signed a new executive order on Wednesday that he said aims “to protect access to reproductive healthcare” after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the constitutional right to abortion.
Following the US Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v Wade, a group of Democratic senators has introduced a bill that would utilize financial penalties and lawsuits to “crackdown” on pro-life crisis pregnancy centers (CPCs) it claims “mislead women about reproductive healthcare,” Christian Headlines reports.
A group of healthcare providers filed a lawsuit on Wednesday to prevent Florida’s 15-week abortion ban from going into effect next month.
A federal district court has issued an order temporarily halting the enforcement of two Biden administration transgender mandates.
North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un has imposed a national lockdown, with state media saying his nation faces the “biggest emergency incident” after confirming its first COVID-19 outbreak.
Christians in Myanmar gathered for worship Sunday after troops raided churches and news that the junta did not include political prisoners to mark the Buddhist new year.
The Philippines experienced an Easter overshadowed by the aftermath of tropical storm Megi, which authorities said killed at least 167 people and left 110 missing.
The Buddhist military junta of Myanmar is continuing to attack Christian villages in Chin state among other regions of the country, Myanmar Now reports. After overthrowing the government in a coup on February 1, 2020, the Myanmar army (Tatmadaw) has sought to suppress non-Buddhist faith communities by carrying out attacks on civilian and religious targets.
A California bill introduced last month would require all doctors and healthcare providers to undergo training on how to provide “inclusive” care to transgender people – a move which Christians say would force them into sterilizing patients and telling them lies about their gender, Christian Headlines (CH) reports.
A Christian nurse in Illinois was awarded $374,000 in attorneys’ fees last week, after a trial court found that Winnebago County violated her religious freedoms by ordering her to refer women for abortion, the Christian Post (CP) reports.
The latest U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) terrorist advisory bulletin says Americans who express concerns about election fraud or COVID-19 restrictions could be potential threats to domestic security.
Pro-life advocates are criticizing the Biden administration’s move to establish a “reproductive healthcare access task force” after 2021 was record year for pro-life legislation at the state level.
England is set to revoke COVID-19 vaccine mandates for healthcare and home care workers on the condition of consultation and parliamentary approval.
The Biden administration has launched a “reproductive healthcare” task force with the goal of advancing abortion rights across the nation and is telling abortion doctors and abortion clinics, “We have your back.”
A 31-year-old man in need of a heart transplant in Boston has been taken off his transplant waiting list because he refused to take the COVID-19 vaccination on ideological and medical grounds, the NY Post reports.
Republicans are pushing for greater access to monoclonal antibody treatments for COVID-19 after the federal government took over the distribution of such drugs last year.