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Obama Issues Statement for ‘International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia’

WASHINGTON — Barack Obama issued a statement over the weekend in observance of the “International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia,” declaring his intent to continue to push for acceptance of the lifestyles in the United States and beyond. “Michelle and I join our fellow Americans and others around the world in commemorating the International Day Against […]

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U.S. Government Drops Remaining Charges Against Evolutionary Foe Kent Hovind

PENSACOLA, Fla. — Federal prosecutors have filed a motion to dismiss the remaining criminal charges against an imprisoned creation science evangelist after a jury deadlocked on the matter and was not convinced of his guilt. As previously reported, Kent Hovind, the founder of Creation Science Evangelism out of Pensacola, Florida, has been fighting charges of mail fraud […]

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Concerns Raised Over Abortion Activist Group Serving Women Raped by Boko Haram

ABUJA, Nigeria — Concerns are being raised over a known abortion activist group that is present in Nigeria to offer services to the over 200 women and girls that were recently found to be pregnant after being rescued from the Islamic terror group Boko Haram. As previously reported, last month, the Nigerian army rescued nearly […]

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Alabama Legislators Advance Bill Allowing Homeschoolers to Play Public School Sports

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama House of Representatives has approved a bill allowing homeschool students to play public school sports, now sending the matter on to the Senate for a vote. H.B. 236, also known as the “Tim Tebow Act” passed 52-43 on May 7, named after the Heisman trophy winner who was able to work […]

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Islamic Jihadist Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Sentenced to Death for Boston Bombing

BOSTON (Boston Globe) — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death Friday for his role in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, the terror attack on the finish line of the storied race that killed three people and injured more than 260 others. Tsarnaev, 21, had been convicted last month in US District Court in Boston of 17 […]

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Texas Senate Approves Bill to Allow Homeschoolers to Play Public School Sports

AUSTIN — The Texas Senate has voted in approval of a bill that would allow homeschool students to play public school sports. S.B. 2046 is known as the “Tim Tebow bill,” named after the Heisman trophy winner who was able to work his way to the NFL after his home state of Florida passed a […]

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Texas Senate Approves Bill Protecting Pastors Who Refuse to Officiate Same-Sex ‘Weddings’

AUSTIN — The Texas Senate has approved a bill that would protect pastors from legal action if they refuse to officiate same-sex ceremonies. Sen. Craig Estes (R-Wichita Falls) presented S.B. 2065, entitled “Freedom of Religion with Respect to Recognizing or Performing Certain Marriages.” “A religious organization, an organization supervised or controlled by or in connection with a religious organization, […]

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U.S. Religious Freedom Panel Finds ‘Alarming’ Increase in Global Persecution Over Past Year

WASHINGTON — A federal religious freedom panel has released its annual report, finding an “alarming” increase in global persecution over the past year. The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) scrutinizes religious freedom in countries around the world each year and reports back to the White House on the state of affairs, as well […]

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U.S. Senate Urges Obama to Do More to Free American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate has voted unanimously to pass a resolution urging the Obama administration to do more to free an American pastor imprisoned in Iran, as well as all Americans incarcerated in the country. The resolution was presented by Sen. Jim Risch of Idaho, the home state of Saeed Abedini, who has been behind […]

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College President: Supreme Court Ruling on ‘Gay Marriage’ May Lead to Christian School Closings

PURCELLVILLE, Va. — The president of a nationally-recognized Christian college is warning that Christian schools may have to eventually close their doors due to tax exemption revocation for “discrimination” if the U.S. Supreme Court rules next month that states must recognize “gay marriage.” Michael Farris is the chancellor of Patrick Henry College in Virginia, as […]

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