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Oklahoma City Under Fire for Proposal to Use Church Property to Establish Senior Wellness Center

OKLAHOMA CITY – Officials in Oklahoma City have come under fire surrounding their plan to purchase or lease church property to establish a new state-of-the-art senior wellness center. The effort is part of a Metropolitan Area Projects (MAPS) 3 initiative, and will encourage seniors in the city to take proper care of their health, as well […]

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Alabama Governor Supports Christian Superintendent’s Prayer Caravan Event

CULLMAN, Ala. – The governor of Alabama has expressed his support for a public prayer event scheduled for today, which was organized by the Cullman County school superintendent, who is also a Christian. As previously reported, the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) had sent a letter to to Cullman County School District Superintendent Billy Coleman last […]

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Judge Orders Alabama Abortion Facility Closed for Operating Without License

BIRMINGHAM – A circuit judge in Alabama has ordered an abortion facility in the state to close for operating without a license. New Woman, All Women had their license revoked last year after health officials investigated the location over a number of concerns, including overdose incidents which sent two women to the hospital. According to […]

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Federal Judge Rules City Can’t Thwart Mobile Ultrasound’s Efforts to ‘Save Lives of Unborn Children’

CHICAGO – A federal judge in Chicago has ruled that officials in Elgin City, Illinois can’t use a local zoning ordinance to thwart the efforts of a free mobile ultrasound unit to “save the lives of unborn children.” In March of this year, TLC Pregnancy Services, run by The Life Center, Inc., filed a lawsuit […]

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Pennsylvania Christian Lawmaker Unveils Legislation to Allow Critique of Evolution in Public Schools

HARRISBURG – A lawmaker in Pennsylvania introduced state legislation last week that would protect teachers’ freedoms to openly discuss debates on controversial topics and theories, including biological evolution and global warming. Stephen Bloom is a Republican member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives who has been serving a district in the south-central portion of the […]

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Court Grants, Then Reverses Liberty University Stay Against Obamacare Abortion Pill Mandate

RICHMOND – The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals granted a stay of the contraceptive coverage requirement in Obamacare to Liberty University on Wednesday, only to reverse itself later that evening. The Virginia-based university had sued the Obama administration last year, seeking to strike down the whole of Obamacare by asserting that Congress has no authority […]

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Marines Corps Threatened With Lawsuit for Citing ‘Lack or Loss of Spiritual Faith’ as Suicide Risk

The United States Marines Corps may soon be leveled with a lawsuit over language in one of its training documents, which cites “lack or loss of spiritual faith” as being a risk factor for suicide among soldiers. According to reports, an anonymous soldier reported the clause found in a Marines Corps’ Force Preservation Program document to […]

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Former Obama Adviser to Head U.S. State Department’s Office of Faith-Based Community Initiatives

WASHINGTON – Secretary of State John Kerry announced on Wednesday the formation of a new Office of Faith-Based Community Initiatives in the U.S. State Department, as well as his first appointee as overseer. “I’m very proud today to announce the creation of the Office of Faith-based Community Initiatives here at the State Department. Its mission […]

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Government Accountability Office to Investigate Planned Parenthood’s Use of Taxpayer Funding

WASHINGTON – Members of Congress announced on Monday that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) has agreed to investigate the abortion provider Planned Parenthood and other organizations of a similar nature to analyze their use of taxpayer funds as allocated by the federal government. Representatives Pete Olson of Texas, Diane Black of Tennessee, Chris Smith of […]

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Federal Judges Using Supreme Court’s DOMA Ruling to Halt State Statutes Protecting Marriage

In what some are describing as a ‘reverberation’ throughout America, several federal judges across the nation are citing the Supreme Court decision that struck down a key component of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as their basis to halt state statutes pertaining to marriage protections. As previously reported, last month, a federal judge in […]

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