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Maryland County Commissioner Defies Court Order to Stop Praying in Jesus’ Name

CARROLL COUNTY, Md. – A county commissioner in Maryland is refusing to stop praying in Jesus’ name despite a court order placing an injunction on sectarian prayers during government meetings. Carroll County Commissioner Robin Bartlett Frazier says that she won’t stop using the name of Jesus even if it means being placed behind bars. “I’m […]

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Christian Student Barred from Preaching on Community College Campus Files Suit

HAMPTON, Va. – A Christian student has filed a lawsuit against a Virginia community college after the school allegedly prevented him from preaching the Gospel on campus. Christian Parks is a student at Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) in Hampton, Virginia. An evangelical Christian, Parks has openly preached the Gospel on several occasions while on […]

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Chinese Government Threatens to Shut Down Christian Care Center

Authorities threatened to shut down a house church-run care center for the homeless, disabled, orphaned and elderly on March 19 in the southern province of Guangdong, claiming the center was housed in a building that was not legally registered. The Huizhou Loving Care Center, a branch of the original Christian care center in Shenzhen, Guangdong, […]

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Alabama Governor Declares ‘Day of Prayer Over Students’

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The governor of Alabama declared Friday to be the statewide ‘Day of Prayer Over Students Across Alabama,’ urging people of faith to lift up youth in the state in their prayers that they may live godly and honorable lives. “Whereas Alabama students face extreme challenges, such as peer pressure to abuse drugs […]

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Pelosi Calls Pro-Lifers ‘Dumb’ While Accepting Margaret Sanger Award at Planned Parenthood Gala

NEW YORK – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi called pro-lifers ‘dumb’ during her acceptance speech this week as she received the Margaret Sanger Award from the nation’s largest abortion provider. “When you see how closed their minds are or oblivious or whatever it is—dumb—then you know what the fight is about,” Pelosi declared on Thursday […]

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Federal Appeals Court Upholds New Texas Abortion Regulations

NEW ORLEANS – The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Thursday that new Texas laws designed to regulate the abortion industry are constitutional and may be implemented by the state, overturning a lower court ruling that stated that the laws served no reasonable purpose. As previously reported, a federal judge appointed by then-President George H.W. […]

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Obama Meets with Pope Francis for First Time: ‘We Didn’t Talk a Whole Lot About Social Schisms’

ROME – Barack Obama visited the Vatican on Thursday, sitting down for the first time with Pope Francis, the leader of the Roman Catholic religion. Obama was joined by Secretary of State John Kerry and National Security Adviser Susan Rice, among other aides who accompanied him for the trip. “We actually didn’t talk a whole […]

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Christian Guesthouse Owners Accused of Homosexual Discrimination Fight Back in European Court

ENGLAND – Two British Christian guesthouse owners accused of discriminating against homosexuals by offering rooms only to married couples will take their case directly to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). Jeff and Sue Green, who run Highland Moors Guesthouse, state that they lost their faith in the British court system after the UK […]

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Federal Court Rules Kansas Can Strip Planned Parenthood of Title X Funding

DENVER – In a 2 to 1 ruling, a federal court in Denver has ruled that Kansas officials may strip Planned Parenthood of Title X funding, contrary to the organization’s contentions that it violated their free speech and association rights. The Kansas legislature had passed a bill in 2011 that required funds from Title X, […]

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Christian Auto Dealership Granted Temporary Exemption from Obamacare Abortion Pill Mandate

HASTINGS, Minn. – A Christian automotive dealership in Minnesota has been granted a temporary exemption from the abortion pill mandate in Obamacare until the U.S. Supreme Court decides the Hobby Lobby case in June. As previously reported, The Liberty Institute of Plano, Texas filed suit last month on behalf of Hastings Automotive, Inc. and Hastings Chrysler […]

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