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Cardinal Philippe Ouédraogo of Burkina Faso called on Christian families this weekend to “rebel” against LGBT lobbies that wish to “impose same-sex marriage” on the world.

“While adopting the positive values ​​of modernity, as active agents of the future of the world, African Christian families should rebel against the imperialism of certain lobbies and associations that advocate and want to impose same-sex marriage,” said Cardinal Ouédraogo, Metropolitan Archbishop of Ouagadougou, in his Easter homily.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has ordered the shutdown of the office of Lesbians Gays Bisexuals Transgender Queer Intersex (LGBTQI) group at Tesano in Accra.

Followed the orders of the president, a combined team of heavily armed policemen and plain cloth National Security officials reportedly stormed the LGBTQ office and ordered all operations and activities ceased immediately.

President Joe Biden likes to present himself as an advocate for racial justice and a man of the people, especially those whose voices are often under-represented. Yet his actions routinely contradict his lofty rhetoric. A recent example is how he has ignored African people’s plea not to fund abortions on their continent.

The European Union has declared itself an “LGBT freedom zone,” prompting objections from the Polish government, which says it has a right to maintain traditional views on marriage and family.

MSPs have voted by 82 to 32 to pass the Scottish Government’s controversial hate crime bill.

While the vote in Holyrood on Thursday means one of the most contentious proposals in the parliament's 22-year history is now law, the debate is almost certainly far from over. 

An LGBT activist has called for Christians to be banned from praying for someone with unwanted same-sex attraction.

Writing in The Independent, Matthew Hyndman, who co-founded the lobby group Ban Conversion Therapy, denies that anyone willingly seeks out such help.

Convictions of six Nigerians, who were arrested and convicted of supporting terrorism last year, have been upheld in appeals court in the United Arab Emirates. The six were convicted of supplying Boko Haram with more than $750,000 in funds from 2015 to 2016.

It can feel like religious freedom is on the ropes with the attempted government bans on church services over COVID concerns and an aggressive homosexual agenda in the courts. 

But a new study shows that at the Supreme Court, religious liberty is winning.

The Arkansas General Assembly voted Tuesday to enact a ban on gender transition surgery for minors, overriding a veto by Governor Asa Hutchinson.

Arkansas is the first state to ban transition surgery for minors, although similar legislation is under consideration in other states. The bill also prohibits doctors in Arkansas from administering hormones or puberty blockers to residents under age 18. 

Indiana’s Republican-dominated Legislature on Tuesday voted to advance a bill that tightens state abortion laws despite objections that it would force doctors to provide dubious information to their patients.

The measure requires Indiana doctors to tell women undergoing drug-induced abortions about a disputed treatment that could stop the abortion process and bans chemical abortions ordered via telemedicine.

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