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Monday, January 23, 2023

Daily Headlines on contemporary issues that run counter to a Biblical Christian worldview.

Pakistan makes blasphemy law more stringent, sparking alarm among Christians… Pakistan’s Parliament has amended one of its blasphemy laws to increase the punishment for insulting the Prophet Muhammad’s companions and other sacred personalities, sparking alarm among Christian leaders, who demanded quite the opposite — its repeal.  The Muslim-majority country’s National Assembly this week passed the Criminal Laws (Amendment) Bill, increasing the punishment for insulting the prophet’s companions, wives, and family members to 10 years in prison, along with a fine of 1 million rupees (approximately $4,424 USD). The law as it was previously written only punished violators by up to three years in prison. – Christian Post

3 Out of 4 Women Support Stronger Pro-Life Legislation, Poll Finds… A strong majority of Americans support stronger pro-life laws, according to a new poll released just days before the annual March for Life. More than two-thirds of Americans (69%) would support ending all abortion no later than the first trimester, including nearly three out of four women (72%) and nearly half (49%) of all surveyed Democrats. The poll found 44% of people want increased abortion restrictions, including not allowing abortion at all (8%), allowing abortion only to save the life of the mother (10%), or in the case of rape or incest (26%). Only one in five voters believe abortion should be available at any point in pregnancy, without restriction.” – Washington Stand

SCOOP: Missouri middle schools took students to drag show without parental consent… Every year since 2014, the City of Columbia, MO, hosts their Columbia Values Diversity Breakfast. At this year’s annual celebration, they topped off the celebration with a drag performance from Nclusion+, all with children in the audience. According to the city’s website, the event “typically features a breakfast, award presentation, artistic celebrations, and keynote addresses. The Celebration is coordinated by the City’s Office of Cultural Affairs and enjoys the support of many community volunteers and sponsors.” – Libs Of TikTok

90% of online content could be ‘generated by AI by 2025,’ expert says… Generative AI, like OpenAI’s ChatGPT, could completely revamp how digital content is developed, said Nina Schick, adviser, speaker, and A.I. thought leader told Yahoo Finance Live (video above). “I think we might reach 90% of online content generated by AI by 2025, so this technology is exponential,” she said. “I believe that the majority of digital content is going to start to be produced by AI. You see ChatGPT… but there are a whole plethora of other platforms and applications that are coming up.” – Yahoo Finance

Gavin Newsom’s wife’s films shown in schools contain explicit images, push gender ideology, boost his politics… Jennifer Siebel Newsom, the wife of Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom, founded The Representation Project nonprofit to fight “sexism through films education, research and activism.” Siebel Newsom writes and directs “gender identity” films produced through her for-profit operation, Girls Club Entertainment, that are then licensed by the nonprofit to public schools. The films, which include “Miss Representation,” “The Mask You Live In,” “The Great American Lie” and “Fair Play,” are licensed to taxpayer-funded schools across every state and sometimes contain sexually explicit imagery and push students to feel “shame and sorrow” about American society split by privilege and oppression. They are paired with curricula that include discussion on Gov. Newsom’s comments within the films, urging them to gather their friends and vote for aligned politicians that support a “care economy” that “embraces universal human values.” – Fox News 


AuthorJeff Hilles | BCWorldview.org

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