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Thousands Sign Petitions Calling for Mayor to Reinstate Chief Fired Over Christian Book

ATLANTA – Thousands have signed petitions calling for the mayor of Atlanta to reinstate the city’s fire chief after he was terminated following a complaint over a Christian book that he published containing brief remarks decrying homosexual behavior and other forms of sexual perversion. To date, nearly 100,000 people have participated in efforts launched by […]

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North Carolina Residents Peacefully Rally Over Removal of ‘Religious’ Veterans Memorial

KING, N.C. – A number of residents from the city of King, North Carolina came together on Sunday to peacefully protest the removal of a veterans memorial in the city and to stand in solidarity in support of the display. As previously reported, in 2012, the group Americans United for Separation of Church and State […]

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High School Teacher Accused of Promoting Christianity, Giving ‘Bible Cookies’ to Students

STOCKTON, Calif. – A high school teacher in California is under investigation after a church-state separation group lodged a complaint that the teacher is promoting Christianity in the classroom and gives out “Bible cookies” to students. The organization Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AU), led by Barry Lynn, an attorney and licensed […]

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NYPD on High Alert After ISIS Issues Call for Muslims to ‘Strike Police’

NEW YORK – The New York Police Department is on high alert after ISIS, also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, issued a call on Saturday for Muslims to “strike police” and other civil authorities—a threat that the government is taking seriously following last week’s dual Islamic attacks in Paris. “Do not […]

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Alabama Officials Pass Resolution Declaring Winfield a ‘City Under God’

WINFIELD, Ala. – Officials in an Alabama city recently passed a resolution declaring the municipality of Winfield a “city under God.” The resolution was passed in late December at the prompting of Mayor Randy Price, who urged city council to make the statement and take a stand for Christ. “I feel like we need to […]

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Judge Rules Florist May Be Sued Personally for Declining to Provide Flowers for ‘Gay Wedding’

RICHLAND, Wash. – A judge in Washington has ruled that the state may hold a florist personally liable for declining to provide flowers for a regular customer’s same-sex “wedding,” thus authorizing authorities to go after her personal assets should she lose the legal battle. As previously reported, Baronelle Stutzman of Arlene’s Flowers in Richland was […]

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Pastor Exhorts Montana Lawmakers to Obey God Rather Than Men

HELENA, Montana – A Wisconsin pastor presented a sermon before the Montana legislature this past weekend, teaching on what is known as the Doctrine of Lesser Magistrates, a historic and biblical doctrine that dates back to the times of Moses and Daniel. Matt Trewhella, pastor of Mercy Seat Christian Church in Milwaukee, had been invited […]

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North Carolina City Agrees to Remove ‘Religious’ Veterans Memorial Due to Legal Costs

KING, N.C. – Officials in a North Carolina city have agreed to remove a veterans monument that includes a depiction of a praying soldier out of concerns over costs of continuing its legal fight over the matter. As previously reported, in 2012, the group Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AUSCS), led by […]

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Report: French Jihadist Shooting Suspects Dead After Standoff With Police

PARIS – The two Islamic shooting suspects involved in a massacre upon a Paris newspaper office that published cartoons mocked Mohammad have been killed following a standoff with police. As previously reported, Brothers Said and Cherif Kouachi, 32 and 34 respectively, and Hamyd Mourad, 18, were identified as the suspects in the attack that took twelve lives […]

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Proposed New Hampshire Bill Would Strip Taxpayer Funding from Abortion Providers

CONCORD, N.H. – A representative in New Hampshire has proposed a bill that would strip taxpayer funding from organizations that perform or actively advocate for abortion. Rep. Warren Groen (R-Rochester), who has long been outspoken about his opposition to abortion, recently introduced the legislation, which would bar any business that performs abortions, refers mothers to […]

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