Scott Slayton

Scott Slayton

Confidence in American Institutions, including the Church, Drops to Historic Lows

A new Gallup poll found that confidence in 15 of 16 major American institutions has dropped since this time last year.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Resigns after String of Scandals

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced his resignation Thursday, bringing an end to an administration plagued by scandal and controversy.

Greek Orthodox Priest and Catholic Nun to Receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom

On Thursday, President Joe Biden will present the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award to Sister Simone Campbell, a progressive Catholic nun, and Father Alexander Karloutsos, who is the former Vicar General of the Greek Orthodox Diocese of America."

Texas Supreme Court Blocks Ruling That Allowed Some Abortions

The Texas Supreme Court issued a ruling Friday which blocks most abortions from taking place in the state. The ruling overturned an earlier order from a Harris County judge that allowed clinics to perform abortions up to six weeks of pregnancy, CBN News reports.

George Washington University Denies Petition to Fire Justice Clarence Thomas

George Washington University insisted Tuesday that they will continue to employ Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas as an adjunct professor. The letter came in response to a petition for the university to fire Thomas over “the recent Supreme Court decision that has stripped the right to bodily autonomy of people with wombs.”

Abortion Is Already Illegal in 10 States

Twenty-one states are on the verge of banning or severely restricting abortion in the wake of the Dobbs decision. Thirteen states had "trigger" laws – that would ban abortion in most cases if Roe v. Wade was overturned – 10 of which have gone into effect already.

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Violence against Christians in Mozambique

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for a recent spate of violence in Christian villages across Mozambique that claimed the lives of eight people in late May.

2 Killed, 1 Injured in Alabama Church Shooting

Two people are dead, and another is wounded after a gunman opened fire at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church in the Birmingham, Alabama suburb of Vestavia Hills Thursday night. Police apprehended the “lone suspect” after the shooting, according to Vestavia Hills police Captain Shane Ware.

Chris Evans Blasts Critics of Same-Sex Kiss in Disney's Lightyear

Chris Evans, who voices the title character in the Pixar movie Lightyear, fired off at critics of a same-sex couple sharing a kiss in the movie’s final cut. “The real truth is that those people are idiots,” Evans told Reuters Television.