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Christian Florist Found Guilty of Discrimination for Declining ‘Gay Wedding’ Refuses Settlement

KENNEWICK, Wash. — A Christian florist from Washington who is in jeopardy of losing her business, home and life savings after a judge found her guilty of discrimination this week for declining to fulfill an order for a same-sex ceremony has rejected an offer to settle the matter if she promises to service homosexual “weddings” in […]

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Homeschool Children Seized By Authorities to Remain in State Custody for at Least Another Month

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — Seven homeschoolers in Arkansas who were seized by the Garland County Sheriff’s Department last month will remain in state custody for at least another month after a hearing over the matter was pushed back until March. As previously reported, the children of Hal Stanley and his wife Michelle were removed from their Hot Springs […]

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Christian Florist Found Guilty of Discrimination for Declining ‘Gay Wedding’ to Appeal

KENNEWICK, Wash. – A Christian florist from Washington who is in jeopardy of losing her business, home and life savings after a judge found her guilty of discrimination this week for declining to fulfill an order for a same-sex ceremony will appeal the decision. As previously reported, Baronelle Stutzman of Arlene’s Flowers in Richland was leveled with […]

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Detroit Police: Man Stabs Two at Bus Stop for Not Being Muslim

DETROIT – A Detroit-area man is behind bars after he allegedly stabbed two people waiting at the bus stop because they answered no when he asked if they were Muslim. According to police, Terrance Thomas, 39, joined others who were waiting at a bus stop near Detroit on Saturday as they were making small talk […]

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Christian Florist Found Guilty of Discrimination for Declining ‘Gay Wedding’ Could Lose Home, Life Savings

KENNEWICK, Wash. – A florist from Washington is in jeopardy of losing her business, home and life savings after a judge ruled against her on Wednesday for declining to fulfill an order for a same-sex ceremony, but rather provided a referral for the regular customer. As previously reported, Baronelle Stutzman of Arlene’s Flowers in Richland […]

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Atlanta Chief Fired Over Christian Book Calling Homosexuality ‘Perversion’ Files Federal Suit

ATLANTA – The Atlanta fire chief who was fired last month over his Bible study-inspired book that included one page that listed homosexuality with other sexual perversions has filed a federal lawsuit against the city and its mayor for wrongful termination. As previously reported, Chief Kelvin Cochran was suspended for one month beginning in late November and was placed […]

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Atheist Activists Seek to Stop Bible Distribution in Oklahoma Schools

A prominent atheist activist organization has sent letters to school districts throughout Oklahoma in an effort to stop Bible distributions in public schools. The Madison, Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) sent the letter to 26 school districts after it was made aware that Jamison Faught, son of Rep. George Faught (R-Muskogee), had distributed Bibles with […]

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Tennessee Lawmaker Proposes Bill to Make Bible State Book

NASHVILLE – A lawmaker in Tennessee has proposed a bill to make the Bible the state book. Rep. Jerry Sexton (R-Bean Station) recently introduced HB 615 to amend the Tennessee Code to make the acknowledgment. “The Holy Bible is hereby designated as the official state book,” it simply reads. Tennessee has a number of adopted […]

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Report: ISIS Burns 45 Iraqi Citizens to Death Near Recently-Captured Town

AL BAGHDADI, Iraq – Approximately 45 Iraqi citizens have reportedly been burned to death by the barbaric Islamic group ISIS, also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. Local Police Chief Qasim al-Obeidi told the BBC that some of the dozens that were killed may be with the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF), which […]

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Connecticut Board Recommends Homeschooled Special Needs Children Be Monitored

HARTFORD, Conn. – Homeschooling organizations continue to express opposition to plans by the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission to monitor certain homeschoolers to prevent future acts of violence such as occurred in 2012 during the notorious Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. As previously reported, lawmakers in Connecticut proposed a bill in 2013 that would have mandated mental health assessments […]

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