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Christians to Science: Leave Animals the Way God Designed Them—Except Mosquitoes

"A new survey released today by the Pew Research Center finds 7 in 10 Americans support genetically engineering mosquitoes to limit their reproduction, which would slow the spread of diseases . . . Evangelicals were equally supportive of the idea (69%), and Catholics even more so (75%)." - CToday

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A Response to “Talking Science as Christians”

"On June 5, 2018, a self-described Christian and professor of chemistry published a provocative blog post titled 'Talking Science as Christians.' The author, 'RJS,' under the guise of offering advice from a career in science, took young-earth creation (YEC) to task and sharply rebuked it." AiG

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California Bill Harms Civil Rights of LGBT Community, Legislates “Questionable” Science as Fraud

California Bill AB-2943 is a remarkable piece of legislation, in that it legislates “questionable” science as fraud. AB-2943 affirms LGBT identity as natural: “(a) Contemporary science recognizes that being lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender is part of the natural spectrum of human identity and is not a disease, disorder, or illness.”

The bill adds that an APA task force concluded “based on a systematic review of peer-reviewed journal literature on sexual orientation change efforts … can pose critical health risks” and that change, conversion, or repair therapies “are based on developmental theories whose scientific validity is questionable.”

Since the bill was brought forward, there has been controversy about whether or not AB-2943 bans the Bible, as assemblyman and gubernatorial candidate Travis Allen affirmed it would.

In light of the significance of this bill and the controversy it is generating, there are at least five concerns we should be considering:

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In the Transgender Debate, Conservatives Can’t Compromise the Truth

"I can acknowledge that gender dysphoria is a 'persistent aspect of humanity,' but I will not concede that gender dysphoria trumps biology, and I don’t think our culture should cease efforts towards 'ending' the dangerous notion that men or women should amputate healthy organs in the quest to sculpt their bodies to become something they’re not." National Review

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