Isreal's former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon passed away last week after being comatose for eight years. Sharon had commanded the Israeli army in various conflicts with the Muslim Nations that sought to destroy Israel. Sharon has defended his country well, and is sorely missed as a World Leader.
Religious Persecution: 2014
Open Doors International has released a list of the 50 worst countries for Religious Liberty.
Marriage Update: UTah
Utah has announced that they will not recognize homosexual marriage performed before the Supreme Court granted Utah's request for a emergancy injunction. Late last year a District Court ruled Utah's homosexual marriage ban unconstitutional. The State of Utah quickly appealed and asked for an emergancy injunction, which was granted. The Appeal is pending.