The Antichrist Unveiled

 

Ex-Roman Catholic Priest turned Calvinist, Richard Bennett, proves that the Papacy is the Antichrist. Standing with all the major Reformers, all the Reformed and Puritan confessions (& covenants), the King James Version translators and the best Reformation churches, this lecture upholds the classic Protestant view of prophecy (Historicism), adding insights gained over many years of training, study and practice inside the very belly of the beast. For example, the WCF 25:5 states, “There is no other head of the church but the Lord Jesus Christ: nor can the Pope of Rome in any sense be the head thereof; but is that antichrist, that man of sin, and son of perdition, that exalteth himself in the church against Christ, and all that is called God.” Includes an irrefutable refutation of Jesuit-inspired futurism.

Satan Alive and Well in July 2018

Woman in Peru Murdered in Satanic Ritual by Her Three Adult Daughters 

PJ Media _ A Peruvian woman has reportedly been brutally murdered by her three adult daughters in a satanic ritual.

The 75-year-old Teodora Quispe Ccayllahua’s body was found in her home by police. Ccayllahua’s head and intestines were missing. The police later arrested her daughters, 38-year-old Aurelia Quispe, 41-year-old Percy Quispe, and 46-year-old Marcelina Suane. The youngest sister claimed the trio murdered their mother on the orders of “the Master of Darkness.”

Aurelia told police: “The Master of Darkness ordered me, the king of demons is already with us, we are more and every day we will become bigger.”

The three sisters reportedly conspired to murder their mother, gouge out her eyes, cut off her head, and use a knife to remove some internal organs. They then reportedly bathed in her blood in what was supposed to be some kind of healing ritual.

Residents of the area claim Satanic cults are on the rise and often push their followers to conduct bizarre and harmful rituals. Whether this is true or merely a Peruvian version of the Satanic Panic of the 1980s remains to be seen. The idea that there may be more who buy into this and are willing to act on it is terrifying — but that’s why panics get started. Source: PJ Media

Tranny Ax Attacker uses excuse of Drugs and Demon Possession to Defend Himself in Court

PJ Media – An Australian man who identifies as a transgender woman defended himself in court on Thursday, claiming that he was either possessed by a demon or his mind was addled by drugs and therefore it was his body, not him, who attacked people at a 7-Eleven with an ax last year.

Evie Amati, the 26-year-old suspect, does not deny being bodily present at the time, but claims his* mind was somewhere else. Amati allegedly attacked two people with an ax at a 7-Eleven on January 7, 2017. The suspect then reportedly swung the ax twice at a man outside who managed to avoid the blows. Amati has pleaded not guilty to six charges, including two counts of wounding with intent to murder.

Amati said he smoked two joints of cannabis on the balcony, close to where the attack took place. He heard whispered voices after leaving a failed first date and wanted to sleep, but after smoking marijuana, the voices became louder. He took the second joint to “sedate” himself.

“They stopped being whispers. They started being actual words,” the suspect said. “I started seeing some of the violent visions I’d seen previously of me running at police with the axe and being shot dead.”

He recalled rocking back and forth, crying and listening to his favorite song, wanting the experiment to end.

His last memory before waking up in the hospital the day after the attack was sitting on the balcony, hearing a voice “that had been telling me to kill and maim and inflict pain on people and start the rise of hell on earth.”

“I recall everything going quiet and feeling that voice come inside me,” the suspect said. Then it gets really creepy. Read more at PJ Media

Man confesses to using 675 people for Satanic Sacrifice

YEN.com.gh has sighted a video of a young man telling a horrible story of how he has used 675 people for rituals and literally staying with Satan for 17 years.

In the video, the man who looks like someone in his 30s is heard saying that he has served in the dark world his entire life.

17 years of which, he added, was spent at the level where Satan himself was. According to the man who was wearing a mask to disguise his identity, he was born with the dark spirits because his family is a “fully spiritual family.”

To sustain his power, he had to offer sacrifices and he did so 675 times.

He explained that the 675 people he sacrificed were mostly children given to him by some doctors and nurses who were members of an occult group.

The young man also claimed that during his time in the spiritual world, he had 664 demonic spirits at his disposal.

He went on to mention some of the names of the demonic spirits. Speaking on the work of pastors in Ghana, he stated that there are many of them who have been using dark spirits to deceive their followers.

He revealed that a common trait among these ‘fake’ pastors was their use of water in healing and other deliverance sessions.

Also, he pointed out, a person’s ailment may go away after using the pastor’s water, it will return within three months.

Currently, ‘there are three pastors who are using water to do their work and they mention the water every time they speak. They are the ones’.

When asked if he was not just making the claims for monetary gains, he pointed out that his dad was a former Chief Justice who left him properties after he passed away.

Moreover, he would not have left the satanic kingdom if he wanted riches. See Video at Source

Woman bludgeons her Father to death thinking he was demon

WND – A 56-year-old woman in Granite City, Illinois, was found not guilty by reason of insanity for the beating death of her father who she believed was a demon or monster.

Kelly told the judge she had been treated unfairly because she had not received the results of a DNA test that would prove the deceased was not her father, Woodrow Dilday, but a demon or monster. The document submitted by the attorneys stated that Kelly called the police regarding the death.

She lived at her parents’ Granite City home, at which the death occurred. She claims she did not kill her father, but a demon or monster inside his body. Dilday was bludgeoned to death with a metal bar.

Kelly has been confined to Alton Mental Health Center in Alton, pending several psychological evaluations.Read it all at World Net Daily

Man Claims he was ‘Awoken by Demons’ before Killing his Girlfriend with a Bible

Faith Wire – A disturbed Florida man claims that he was “awoken by demons” before bludgeoning his girlfriend to death with a frying pan, a pipe and a Bible. Police discovered Lesley Satenay, 40, standing outside the Eatonville home of 30-year-old Krystal Phillips on July 14 with blood on his pants and feet. He immediately admitted his brutal crime to authorities and was taken into custody.

Court documents show that the deranged man told police that “the devil was inside his room” prior to the slaying. Police said that Phillips, a mother of one, was found lying dead in a bedroom after having been beaten to death with a pipe. A bloodied Bible and frying pan were found nearby.

The suspect claimed he thought Phillips had left the property when he woke up and was convinced a “demon” was in his room. He jumped up and attacked Phillips, noting that he thought he’d “struck a big person.” He further clarified that the demons were “big” but Phillips was “a little person.” Read more atFaith Wire

Man claims a Demon made him Molest his 4 daughters

And it is probably true! All sexual perversion is caused by demonic influence!

WND – An Idaho couple has been charged in connection with the father’s suspected molestation of his four daughters over 16 years with the mother’s complicity, both blaming a demon for the attacks.

Lester Kester, 48, of Caldwell, Idaho, is charged with felonies in the sexual assaults on his children, while Sarah Kester, 50, is charged with one count of injury to a child. They were both jailed and face hearings July 26.

Both parents insisted to Canyon County Sheriff’s Office detectives that a demon had entered Mr. Kester, causing him to repeatedly molest the girls through the age of 12, with the attacks beginning in 2000.

The investigation began after the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare’s Children and Family Services contacted the sheriff’s office June 21, informing detectives that one of the couple’s daughters had come forward, telling authorities she had been molested by her father as a child. Read more at World Net Daily

 

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“ISIS-like” Islamic teachings freely and widely shared in Toronto

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Activists at the Islamic booth at Toronto’s Dundas Square continue to distribute for free copies of the book The Quran – English meanings and notes by Saheeh International.

The sticker attached to the cover of the book reads the following:

Walk-In Islmaic InfoCenter

2535-1 Dundas Street West, Toronto ON M5G 1Z3, Canada

[Phone] (647) 994-6807 & (647) 78-2303[Email] info@collectfreequran.org

[Facebook] WalkInIslamicInfoCenterLearn Islam in 85 + languages: www.collectfreequran.org

The following are excerpts from the book which was distributed for free on July 13, 2018 at Dundas Square. The excerpts include Quranic verses followed by a modern commentary in the footnotes.

*Surah (chapter) Al-Baqarah [The Cow – 2]

Verse 62 (p. 9)

Indeed, those who believed and those who were Jews or Christians or Sabeans [before Prophet Muhammad] – those [among them] who believed in Allah and the Last Day and did righteousness – will have their reward with their Lord, and no fear will there be concerning them, nor will they grieve.29

Footnote 29

After the coming of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) no religion other than Islam is acceptable

to Allah, as stated in 3:85 [And whoever desires other than Islam as religion – never will it be accepted from him, and he, in the Hereafter, will be among the losers.].

Verse 79 [p. 11]

So woe 32 to those who write the “scripture” with their own hands, then say, “This is from Allah,” in order to exchange it for a small price. Woe to them for what their hands have written and woe to them for what they earn.

Footnote 32

i.e., death and destruction.

Verse 131 [p. 18]

When his Lord said to him, “Submit,” he said, “I have submitted [in Islam]45 to the Lord of the worlds.”

Footnote 45

The meaning of the word “Islam” is “submission to the will of Allah.” This is the way of life ordained by Allah and taught by all of the prophets from Adam to Muhammad (PBUH). A Muslim is one who submits himself to Allah.

Verse 191 [p. 27]

And kill them wherever you overtake them and expel them from wherever they have expelled you, and fitnah 69 is worse than killing. And do not fight them at al-Masjid al-Haram until they fight you there. But if they fight you, then kill them. Such is the recompense of the disbelievers.

Footnote 69

Among the meanings of fitnah are disbelief and its imposition on others, discord, dissension, civil strife, persecution, oppression, injustice, seduction, trial and torment.

*Surah (chapter) Al Imran [The House of Imran – 3]

Verse 28 [p. 48]

Let not believers take disbelievers as allies [i.e., supporters or protectors] rather than believers. And whoever [of you] does that has nothing [i.e., no association] with Allah, except when taking precaution against them in prudence.122 And Allah warns you of Himself, and to Allah is the [final] destination.

Footnote 122

When fearing harm from an enemy, the believer may pretend as long as his heart and intention are not affected.

Verse 75 [p. 53]

And among the People of the Scripture is he who, if you entrust him with a great amount [of wealth], he will return it to you. And among them is he who, if you entrust him with a [single] silver coin, he will not return it to you unless you are constantly standing over him [demanding it]. That is because they say, “There is no blame upon us concerning the unlearned.”133 And they speak untruth about Allah while they know [it].

Footnote 133

The Jews do not consider it a sin to cheat or lie to a gentile or a pagan.

Verse 112 [p. 58]

They have been put under humiliation [by Allah] wherever they are overtaken, except for a rope [i.e., covenant] from Allah and a rope [i.e., treaty] from the people [i.e., the Muslims].144 And they have drawn upon themselves anger from Allah and have been put under destitution. That is because they disbelieved in [i.e., rejected] the verses of Allah and killed the prophets without right. That is because they disobeyed and [habitually] transgressed.

Footnote 144

Once they have surrendered, the People of the Scripture retain their rights and honor (in spite of their refusal of Islam) through payment of the jizyah tax in place of zakah and military service due from Muslims. They are then under the protection of the Islamic state.

Verse 184 [p. 66]

Then if they deny you, [O Muhammad] – so were messengers denied before you, who brought clear proofs and written ordinances and the enlightening Scripture.151

Footnote 151

The unaltered, original Torah and Gospel, which were revealed by Allah.

*Surah (chapter) an-Nisa [Women – 4]

Verse 15 [p. 71-72]

Those who commit immorality [i.e., unlawful sexual intercourse] of your women – bring against them four [witnesses] from among you. And if they testify,169 confine them [i.e., the guilty women] to houses until death takes them or Allah ordains for them [another] way.170

Footnote 169

The witnesses must swear to actually having seen the act taking place

Footnote 170

The “other way” (i.e., penalty) was later revealed in 24:2, canceling the ruling in this verse. [24:2 reads the following “The [unmarried] woman or [unmarried] man found guilty of sexual intercourse – lash each one of them with a hundred lashes, and do not be taken by pity for them in the religion [i.e., law] of Allah,906 if you should believe in Allah and the Last Day. And let a group of the believers witness their punishment.]

Verse 16 [p. 72]

And the two171 who commit it [i.e., unlawful sexual intercourse] among you – punish [i.e., dishonor] them both. But if they repent and correct themselves, leave them alone. Indeed, Allah is ever Accepting of repentance and Merciful.

Footnote 171

Scholars differ over whether “the two” refers to two of the same sex (i.e., homosexuals) or those of opposite sexes. In either case, later rulings outlined in the sunnah have replaced this one.

Verse 24 [p. 73]

And [also prohibited to you are all] married women except those your right hands possess.177 [This is] the decree of Allah upon you. And lawful to you are [all others] beyond these, [provided] that you seek them [in marriage] with [gifts from] your property, desiring chastity, not unlawful sexual intercourse. So for whatever you enjoy [of marriage] from them, give them their due compensation178 as an obligation. And there is no blame upon you for what you mutually agree to beyond the obligation. Indeed, Allah is ever Knowing and Wise.

Footnote 177

i.e., slaves or war captives who had polytheist husbands

Footnote 178

The mahr, a specified gift to the bride required of the man upon marriage.

Verse 34 [p.75]

Men are in charge of women182 by [right of] what Allah has given one over the other and what they spend [for maintenance] from their wealth. So righteous women are devoutly obedient, guarding in [the husband’s] absence what Allah would have them guard.183 But those [wives] from whom you fear arrogance.184 – [first] advise them; [then if they persist], forsake them in bed; and [finally], strike them [lightly].185 But if they obey you [once more], seek no means against them. Indeed, Allah is ever Exalted and Grand.

Footnote 182

This applies primarily to the husband-wife relationship.

Footnote 183

i.e., their husbands’ property and their own chastity.

Footnote 184

i.e., major rebellion or refusal of basic religious obligations.

Footnote 185

This final disciplinary measure is more psychological than psychical. It may be resorted to only after failure of the first two measures and when it is expected to amend the situation and prevent family breakup; otherwise, it is not acceptable. The Prophet PBUH (who never struck a woman or a servant) additionally stipulated that it must not be severe or damaging and that the face be avoided.”

*Surah (chapter) Al-Maidah [The Table Spread – 5]

Verse 33 [p. 100]

Indeed, the penalty 262 for those who wage war 263 against Allah and His Messenger and strive upon earth [to cause] corruption is none but that they be killed or crucified or that their hands and feet be cut off from opposite sides or that they be exiled from the land. That is for them a disgrace in this world; and for them in the Hereafter is a great punishment,

Footnote 262

Legal retribution.

Footnote 263

i.e., commit acts of violence and terrorism against individuals or treason and aggression against the Islamic state.

Verse 60 [p. 104-105]

Say, “Shall I inform you of [what is] worse than that271 as penalty from Allah? [It is that of] those whom Allah has cursed and with whom He became angry and made of them apes and pigs and slaves of Taghut.272 Those are worse in position and further astray from the sound way.”

Footnote 271

Referring to the punishment the People of the Scripture (in their censure of the Muslims) claimed was deserved by them.

Footnote 272

See footnote to 2:256 [False objects of worship, such as idols, heavenly bodies, spirits, human

beings, etc.]

*Surah (chapter) Al- Anfal [Spoils of War – 8]

Verse 57 [p. 166]

So if you, [O Muhammad], gain dominance over them in war, disperse by [means of] them those behind them that perhaps they will be reminded.454

Footnote 454

i.e., kill them and make an example of them to discourage those who follow them.

*Surah (chapter) Al-Tawbah

*Surah at-Tawbah [Repentance – 9]

Verse 29 [p. 173]

Fight those who do not believe in Allah or in the Last Day and who do not consider unlawful what Allah and His Messenger have made unlawful and who do not adopt the religion of truth [i.e., Islam] from those who were given the Scripture – [fight] until they give the jizyah466 willingly while they are humbled.

Footnote 466

A tax required of non-Muslims exempting them from military service and entitling them to the protection of the Islamic state. Concurrently, Zakah is not taken from them, being an obligation only upon Muslims.

*Surah (chapter) Hud [Hud – 11]

Verse 78 [p. 209]

And his people came hastening to him, and before [this] they had been doing evil deeds.569 He said, “O my people, these are my daughters;570 they are purer for you. So fear Allah and do not disgrace me concerning my guests. Is there not among you a man of reason?”

Footnote 569

Referring to their practice of sodomy and homosexual rape of males.

Footnote 570

i.e., the women of his community who were available for marriage.

*Surah (chapter) An-Nahl [The Bee – 16]

Verse 106 [p. 206]

Whoever disbelieves in [i.e., denies] Allah after his belief…717 except for one who is forced [to renounce his religion] while his heart is secure in faith. But those who [willingly] open their breasts to disbelief, upon them is wrath from Allah, and for them is a great punishment;

Footnote 717

Based upon the conclusion of this verse, the omitted phrase concerning the apostate is understood to be “…has earned the wrath of Allah…”

*Surah (chapter) An-Nur [Light – 24]

Verse 2 [p. 336]

The [unmarried] woman or [unmarried] man found guilty of sexual intercourse 973 – lash each one of them with a hundred lashes,974 and do not be taken by pity for them in the religion [i.e., law] of Allah,975 if you should believe in Allah and the Last Day. And let a group of the believers witness their punishment.

Footnote 973

Either by voluntary confession of the offender or the testimony of four male witnesses to having actually seen the act take place. Otherwise, there can be no conviction.

Footnote 974

The ruling in this verse is applicable to unmarried fornicators. Execution by stoning is confirmed in the sunnah for convicted adulterers.

Footnote 975

i.e., Do not let sympathy for a guilty person move you to alter anything ordained by Allah, for in His law is protection of society as a whole.

*Surah (chapter) Ar-Rum [Byzantium – 30]

Verse 30 [p. 395-396]

So direct your face [i.e., self] toward the religion, inclining to truth. [Adhere to] the fitrah1146 of Allah upon which He has created [all] people. No change should there be in the creation of Allah.1147 That is the correct religion, but most of the people do not know.

Footnote 1146

The natural inborn inclination of man to worship his Creator prior to the corruption of his nature by external influences. Thus, Islamic monotheism is described as the religion of fitrah – that of the inherent nature of mankind.

Footnote 1147

i.e., let people remain true to their fitrah within the religion of Islam.

*Surah (chapter) al-Jathiya [Kneeling – 45]

Verse 14 [p. 500]

Tell [O Muhammad], to those who have believed to forgive those who expect not the days of Allah [i.e., of His retribution] so that He may recompense a people1471 for what they used to earn.

Footnote 1471

In the Hereafter, where those who forgive will be rewarded and those who earned evil will be punished. This was at the outset of dawah (invitation to Allah) before permission for jihad.

New Study Finding Lesbians Are ‘Just As Good’ As Married Biological Parents Is Fake News

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Do children living with same-sex adults do just as well as kids raised by their mother and father in all the important measures of healthy child well-being? Because it involves children, it’s a terribly important question. The answer is an unquestioned “Absolutely! No difference whatsoever” if you listen to the LGBT movement’s media partisans. But it is not that simple.

You will not find any articles by mainstream journalists taking the slightest critical look at the research they say establishes the “just as good as” fact. Your chances of finding a breezy sit-down interview with a Sasquatch are greater. Last week the Los Angeles Times reported that “Researchers find no difference between kids raised by two moms and kids raised by mom and dad.” The story cited a new article published in the esteemed New England Journal of Medicine.

But the real story, if actually examined by any journalist doing reporting beyond press releases, is that no such reliable conclusion can be reached based on this research itself. An honest inquisitor will easily find that 99.8 percent of the research the press fawns over on this topic is embarrassingly poor in its basic methodology.

These problems would be obvious to sophomore research methodology students, which makes one wonder what’s up with these journalists. Let’s examine the damning problems under the hood in this study that the LA Times reported on.

This inquiry is the National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study (NLLFS), which began in 1986 following 84 children of lesbian families (77 children currently) that were created via donor insemination. The study seeks to determine how these children fare in a number of developmental measures. Let’s examine the most blatant problems with this long-term project that are obvious under the slightest bit of due diligence.

This Is Clearly an Activist Study

This study is not a dispassionate, purely academic investigation, but an orchestrated persuasion tool conducted and funded by gay-rights activists. The front page of the study’s website even features a photograph of a cute infant lounging in a crib, sporting a onesie that proclaims, “I was hatched by a couple of chicks.”

The NLLFS primary investigators are not scholars in the general, larger field of child development and family formation. Their professional research has been solely in the field of lesbian research. Throughout the project’s many published articles, they offer their readers no survey of the vast literature on how various family forms, such as fatherlessness, affect child development and well-being. They nearly exclusively consult published studies that examine gay or lesbian issues. Such a limited view is profoundly limited and problematic.

The NLLFS is also funded primarily by well-known and powerful pro-gay organizations such as The Gill Foundation, the world’s largest and most influential funder of LGBT political and social causes; the Lesbian Health Fund of the Gay Lesbian Medical Association; and the Williams Institute, where its main investigator, Nanette Gartrell, is a visiting scholar. Gartrell has a long and award-winning history in lesbian-research activism. In 2001, she published “Everyday Mutinies: Funding Lesbian Activism,” a handbook showing how to grow and finance lesbian causes.

Gartrell is also a self-proclaimed polyamorist, coming out decades ago in an article published in the Journal of Lesbian Studies provocatively entitled, “If This Is Tuesday, It Must Be Dee… Confessions of a Closet Polyamorist.” Dee is her partner of 40 years. She admits, “[A]s surprising as it may seem, I do not consider honesty, integrity, and commitment the guiding principle of my intimate life.” Rather, her commitment is to “making each block of time I spend with each lover as glorious as it can be.”

She assures her reader that loving multiple adults should raise no concern. After all, she “would never think to challenge a parent’s capacity to love … multiple children at the same time.” Interesting reasoning to be sure. She concludes her article by hoping that through polys “outing” themselves, “polyamorism will become just as passé’ … as lesbianism is today.” Gartrell is clearly beyond the LGBT mainstream.

But the facts that NLLFS is initiated, conducted, and funded by staunch gay activists and that the principal investigator is beyond the mainstream of the lesbian community do not necessarily mean the study is not a reputable academic investigation. It only lets us know who’s behind it and their possible motivations.

It does raise concerns that a good journalist would inform her reader of as an important part of the story. Suppose this were a study reporting the strong effectiveness of a new drug, conducted and financed by folks with a deep interest and personal stake in the outcome. Would not mentioning that be journalistic malpractice? However, the real problem is found in the structure and execution of the study, which has its own devastating problems.

This Study Has Serious Sample Problems

The serious problems with the study’s sample are clear to even the casual reader. First, the data for the NLLFS was collected on a relatively small group of children being raised in lesbian homes: initially 84 children, now 77. The retention rate in this study is impressively high, which raises a question we will address in a moment.

The authors explain the scatter-shot manner in which they gathered their subjects. Lesbian couples, all in process of getting or already pregnant through donor insemination, were collected in 1986 through “informal networking and word of mouth referrals” and “solicited via announcements at lesbian events, in women’s bookstores, and at lesbian newspapers.” (The study was closed to new participants in January 1992.) The couples were recruited exclusively from three cities: Boston, Washington DC, and San Francisco.

These women were nearly all white (94 percent), middle- and upper-class (82 percent), and mostly college-educated (67 percent). Eighty-two percent were employed in professional or managerial positions. The majority were in their mid-thirties, and thus more mature and well-established in life, at the beginning of the study. They were also reported to be in extraordinarily good health.

These are not typical lesbians, much less average-population couples, but highly privileged and socially unique. Of course outcome findings would be elevated given this kind of a non-representative sample. Given challenge from some quarters, the authors of this study now admit in this latest article that, given the weaknesses of their sample, the study’s effect sizes and statistical power are both low and thus, “[t]he results should be interpreted with caution.” The Los Angeles Times story and all others in the mainstream press failed to employ such caution nor include this not-so-insignificant warning, however.

Highly Motivated Participants

Perhaps even more problematic, the study’s participants were no doubt highly motivated to participate in this study and likely very desirous of positive findings. As the authors confess, “Participants were strongly lesbian-identified, 89% had come out to families of origin, 55% were open about their lesbian identity at work, 38% were active in a lesbian/gay organization at work, and 80% said they would choose to be a lesbian, if it were a matter of a choice” (emphasis in original).

The mothers were asked to self-report their children’s well-being and development.

So these participants are actively participating in ideological lesbian thought and political culture and deeply committed to being lesbian. The study further explains, “Prospective participants [solicited through known lesbian networks as explained above] were asked to contact the researchers by telephone. The study was discussed with each caller, and all interested callers became participants” (emphasis added).

So these are highly motivated lesbian mothers, gathered through what researchers call snowball or convenience samples via the political lesbian culture. Each were told the nature of the study, allowing each respondent to easily ascertain the social, political, academic, and historical significance of the effort, and all callers joined the study. No caller chose not to participate. It begs considering whether these realities have any impact on the fact that the study has maintained a remarkable 93 percent retention rate over its history.

Given these facts, and even more concerning, the mothers were asked to self-report their children’s well-being and development. This can lead to a “social desirability bias” where respondents are inclined to give answers that align with their convictions, rather than their actual objective experiences or outcomes.

Who can suggest this is not happening here? This most likely explains how the study arrived at some very curious findings at odds with the larger body of data about family formation and child well-being.

These Curious Findings Contradict Most Studies

It is the extremely rare study in the larger body of general research (those not looking exclusively at kids from same-sex homes) that finds kids raised apart from their own biological mother or father do as well as children who grow up in their natural families. Nearly all of this mountain of research shows the opposite, and powerfully so.

This includes children raised in heterosexual fatherless, divorced, cohabiting, widowed, adoptive, and step-family homes. None of the kids raised in any of these homes mirror kids living with their married, biological parents. But NLLFS finds that lesbian-headed families are the first divergent family form that produces all the same benefits that natural mother/father families do.

The NLLFS has reported that kids in lesbian-headed homes actually do better than kids in heterosexual-parented homes.

If true, this is major news. In fact, to make all this even more stunning, the NLLFS has reported that kids in lesbian-headed homes actually do better than kids in heterosexual-parented homes. The NLLFS explains their “adolescents demonstrated higher levels of social, school/academic, and total competence than gender-matched normative samples of American teenagers.”

This could very well be true, but not because of lesbian families themselves. It’s due to the extremely favorable characteristics of the lesbian homes participating in this study, and the fact these moms are self-reporting how well their kids are doing for a study they know is laying the foundation for cultural, policy, and legal acceptance of their families. Yes, it really is that embarrassingly problematic.

On top of this, the NLLFS’s data tells us nothing about what the average lesbian-headed home raising children from birth are likely to produce. Nothing. No mainstream news source, including the Los Angeles Times last week, has ever noted this critical fact.

Given this “just-as-good-as” and the “better-than” conclusion, one would have to conclude fathers are simply superfluous as players in healthy child development. In fact, we are handicapping children by giving them a father, if this research is to be believed.

Of course, this is ridiculous, as it flies in the face of more than five decades and hundreds of published studies indicating that fathers play an irreplaceable role in fostering healthy child-development in ways that mothers do not. It has been demonstrated consistently that children who grow up apart from their fathers face serious difficulties and short-comings compared to children who do not. This data has been persuasive enough to compel the Clinton, Bush and Obama presidential administrations all to institute federal programs to encourage strong fatherhood involvement in the lives of children.

The Study Reports No Harm When Lesbians Break Up

Additionally, the NLLFS found that the “rate of parental relationship dissolution was significantly higher in lesbian families than the average mom/dad family,” a distinction of 56 percent versus 36 percent. Amazingly, the study did not find this was a negative in terms of child well-being, contrary to all other research on broken families. The investigators explain,

Although the offspring of divorced heterosexual parents have been shown to score lower on measures of emotional, academic, social, and behavioral adjustment, no differences in psychological adjustment were found when the 17-year-old NLLFS adolescents whose mothers had separated were compared with those whose mothers were still together. (emphasis added)

The NLLFS reports the same thing in another article published in Pediatrics: “adolescents whose mothers had separated since [the study’s beginning] fared as well in psychological adjustment as those whose mothers were still together.” If the NLLFS findings are to be believed, they indicate that lesbian-headed families are the new super-families. They show better results than mother/father-headed homes. The second mom is more positively consequential than a father, and when these couples do break up, there is no harm to the children.

Infamous studies like this are opening up a future for more children to be raised in experimental homes.

Again, this huge news, absolutely turning everything we know about family formation and child well-being totally upside down. It’s an absolute Copernican-like revolution.

Or might reason call us to question the NLLFS study altogether? To summarize, the particular lesbian mothers participating in the NLLFS study were a small sample drafted very selectively through their deep commitment to lesbian culture and political causes; very privileged socio-economically; knowing they are participating in a very politically important study, and deeply eager to do so; and allowed to self-report their child’s well-being.

What reasonable person cannot conclude these facts are not deadly to the integrity of this study and the public conclusions reported about it? This study has received unquestioned praise from the mainstream press, pro-LGBT politicians, and judges, and become a foundation for changing policy and law. It’s time these people be forced to answer for their deceptive work.

Infamous studies like this are opening up a future for more children to be raised in experimental homes, and for no other reason that certain adults desire them. No ethical standard allows for children to be guinea pigs in any experiment, however, regardless of the positive and emotional rhetoric used to justify it.

When you continue to read the bold and uncritical fawning over studies by the mainstream press offering “the kids are alright” claims—and you will—the honest reader with any level of discernment will have to take such reporting with great skepticism. It’s unfortunate our major newspapers and magazine journalists do not, given what’s at stake.

Glenn T. Stanton is a Federalist senior contributor who writes and speaks about family, gender, and art, is the director of family formation studies at Focus on the Family, and is the author of eight books including “The Ring Makes All the Difference” (Moody, 2011) and “Loving My LGBT Neighbor” (Moody, 2014). He blogs at glenntstanton.com.