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Christian Automotive Dealership Seeks Exemption from Obamacare Abortion Pill Mandate

HASTINGS, Minn. – Attorneys with a nationally-recognized Christian legal group have filed a lawsuit on behalf of a car dealership in Minnesota that is seeking an exemption from what has become known as the abortion pill mandate in Obamacare. The Liberty Institute of Plano, Texas filed the suit on Wednesday on behalf of Hastings Automotive, Inc. […]

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South Dakota Bill Protecting Pastors from Performing Same-Sex ‘Weddings’ Fails in Committee

PIERRE, S.D. – Lawmakers in South Dakota have defeated a bill that sought to protect pastors from performing same-sex “weddings,” as the bill failed approval by a Senate committee by a single vote. Senate Bill 66 was deemed to be unnecessary by opponents of the legislation, as they asserted that the state constitution already protects […]

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Report: Super Bowl Weekend Considered Largest for Sex Trafficking

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – As Sunday marks Super Bowl XLVIII in East Rutherford, New Jersey, one of the largest sports weekends of the year, some are warning that the event will also ring in the largest weekend for sex trafficking. “This industry preys on the vulnerable and booms when hundreds of thousands of tourists flock […]

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Mississippi Senate Unanimously Passes Religious Freedom Restoration Act

JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Senate voted unanimously on Friday in favor of SB 2681, also known as the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, sending the bill to the House for consideration. Like legislation introduced in other states, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act prohibits the government from burdening the free exercise of religion without a compelling […]

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North Carolina Governor Opposes Appealing Abortion Ruling that Struck Down Ultrasound Law

RALEIGH – The governor of North Carolina has expressed his opposition to appealing a recent ruling that struck down the state’s requirement that women obtain an ultrasound prior to having an abortion. Governor Pat McCrory’s office said in a press release that continuing the fight would be costly. McCrory also stated that he was satisfied that […]

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Virginia Bill to Ban Therapists from Helping Homosexual Youth Fails in House Committee

RICHMOND – A bill that would ban licensed therapists in Virginia from helping youth that struggle with homosexual temptations failed in a House committee on Thursday. As previously reported, Delegate Patrick Hope (D-Arlington County) introduced the legislation last week, which would prohibit any type of counseling or reparative therapy for those under 18. While the legislation […]

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‘Glimmer of Hope’ for Clemency Arises for American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran

There may be a ‘glimmer of hope’ for the release of an American pastor imprisoned in Iran, according to a Christian legal organization that has been fighting on behalf of the Christian minister. The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) notes that Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was recently asked about the plight of […]

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Pastor Sentenced to 27 Months for Helping Ex-Lesbian Flee Country with Daughter Appeals Ruling

BURLINGTON, Vt. – Appeal proceedings have begun in the case of a Mennonite pastor who was sentenced to 27 months in prison last year for allegedly helping an ex-lesbian flee the country with her daughter. As previously reported, Kenneth Miller of Stuarts Draft, Virginia was convicted in August 2012 for helping Lisa Miller (no relation) […]

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House Passes Bill Banning Taxpayer Funding of Abortion in Federal Obamacare Plans

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that bars the government from using taxpayer funds for abortion in Obamacare plans, sending the measure to the Senate, where it is expected to face an uphill battle. The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, presented by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), passed 227-188, […]

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Husband of Pregnant Texas Woman Removed from Life Support Names Unborn Baby Girl ‘Nicole’

FORT WORTH – The husband of a pregnant Texas woman who was recently removed from life support upon court order has announced that he has named his unborn baby girl Nicole. Erick Munoz told reporters this week that he gave his 23-week-old daughter his wife’s middle name after he requested that the hospital conduct one […]

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