Transgender activists believe that feelings define people. And if our feelings are out-of-sync with our bodies, then our bodies must change--through any chemical or surgical means necessary, even if that person is a young child.
Social media platforms now have the power to shape the form of current political and cultural discourse by deciding who will speak and what they will say.
Watching Pence's address, I could not help but recall the very different actions of the last vice president who visited Israel.
Justin Trudeau has put Pro-Lifers on notice that their views won't be tolerated in public.
In the Islamic world, the fall of dictatorial regimes rarely seems to alleviate the sufferings of Christians. On the contrary, when secular dictators fall -- Saddam in Iraq, Qaddafi in Libya, and attempts against Assad in Syria -- persecution of Christian seems to rise as a grassroots byproduct.
To foreign Christians, China portrays itself as a free country. But Chinese Christians know better.
While the Trump administration believes the Middle East is "at the dawn of a new era" marked by progress towards "a peaceful resolution" to the Arab-Israeli conflict, the Palestinians are singing a different tune.
In the tradition of giving a special blessing to foreigners who come to Jerusalem and acknowledge the Jewish roots of the city, Vice President Mike Pence has certainly earned such a benediction.