ACL compiles a daily media monitoring service of stories of interest to the Christian constituency relating to children, family, drugs and alcohol, marriage, human rights, religious freedom etc. Visit the ACL’s website each day to see what’s of interest in the news. Please note that selection of the articles does not represent ACL endorsement of the content.
Facing persecution, Swedish homeschoolers seek American help
Swedish homeschoolers are seeking help from their American counterparts as they face persecution including harassment, fines and separation of families for not sending their children to government-sanctioned schools.
Pokies foes want a chat
Daniel Flitton - Brisbane Times
ANTI-poker machine campaigners want to speak to Kevin Rudd over claims he would kill off bet limits on winning back the top job.
State by state same-sex marriage marches across America
With supporters of same-sex marriage racking up victories in state legislatures and federal courts, the long battle over the contentious issue may settle in their favour. However, opponents of gay marriage vow to take the matter directly to voters wherever they can - an arena in which they have never lost.
We prefer defeat to Rudd: MPs
Melissa Schubert, Stephanie Peatling - The Age
Cabinet splits as supporters of Kevin Rudd and Julia Gillard
Ben Packham - The Australian
CABINET Minister Peter Garrett today declared he would not serve as a minister under Kevin Rudd if he took the Labor leadership tomorrow.
Michael Youssef: Christians More Persecuted Today Than at Any Time
Luiza Oleszczuk - Christian Post
The bad economy should not stop evangelical Christians from sharing the Gospel and also humanitarian aid in nations with high Christian persecution.
Back to First Principles on Religious Freedom
Dorothy Samuels - New York Times
But the real departure from the Constitution is their specious claim to a right to impose their religious views on millions of Americans who do not share them.