Religious Freedom Not Protected in Obama’s LGBT Employment Order, Conservatives Say

President Barack Obama

(Photo: REUTERS/KEVIN LAMARQUE) U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement on the border crisis after his meeting with Texas Governor Rick Perry (not seen) in Dallas July 9, 2014.

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MERS virus detected in air samples from Saudi camel barn

The Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronavirus is seen in an undated transmission electron micrograph from the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).  REUTERS/National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases/Handout via Reuters

The Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronavirus is seen in an undated transmission electron micrograph from the National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). REUTERS/National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases/Handout via Reuters

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Female reservists called up in unprecedented numbers

Soldiers of the Karakal battalion, which is made up of male and female combat soldiers fighting side by side, November 2007. (Photo by Yoni Markovitzki/IDF Spokesperson/Flash90)

Soldiers of the Karakal battalion, which is made up of male and female combat soldiers fighting side by side, November 2007. (Photo by Yoni Markovitzki/IDF Spokesperson/Flash90)

Operation Protective Edge poses unique challenges to the thousands of female reservists, among them pregnant women and mothers

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US carriers suspend flights to Israel over rocket fears

Illustrative photo of a Delta flight (photo credit: AP/Michael Simon)

Illustrative photo of a Delta flight (photo credit: AP/Michael Simon)

Israeli officials trying to convince American counterparts to lift ban put in place after shrapnel damages home near airport

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