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U.S. Military Not Backing Down After Group Urges Withdrawal from National Day of Prayer Event

WASHINGTON – The U.S. military has no plans to back out of a National Day of Prayer event after being urged by a prominent activist group to withdraw, reports state. Mikey Weinstein, the president of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, recently sent a letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, asking that the Department of Defense […]

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Michigan Mayor Denies Atheist Request to Erect ‘Reason Station’ Near City Hall ‘Prayer Station’

WARREN, Mich. – A mayor in Michigan has denied the request of an atheist activist to erect a ‘reason station’ near an existing ‘prayer station’ at city hall. Warren resident and member of the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) Douglas Marshall recently submitted a request to the Downtown Development Authority to use the atrium at […]

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Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg: ‘I Have Earned My Place in Heaven’

NEW YORK – The former mayor of New York City asserted in an interview this week with a prominent media outlet that he believes his work as mayor has earned him a place in Heaven. “I am telling you if there is a God, when I get to Heaven, I’m not stopping to be interviewed. […]

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Congress Urges U.S. Air Force to Revise Regulations to Protect Religious Freedom

WASHINGTON – Bipartisan members of Congress have submitted a letter to U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James regarding concerns over the need to revise current Air Force regulations that may hinder religious freedom. “We are concerned that the Air Force has not updated its regulations on religious freedom and appears to have the most restrictive […]

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Judge Declares North Dakota’s Ban on Abortion When Heartbeat Detected ‘Unconstitutional’

BISMARCK, N.D. – A federal judge nominated by George W. Bush has overturned a North Dakota law that banned abortions when a heartbeat is detected, declaring the restriction ‘unconstitutional.’ As previously reported, lawmakers in the state passed HB 1456 in March 2013, which was later signed by Governor Jack Dalrymple. It would require any abortionist in […]

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Community College to Reach Settlement with Student Barred from Preaching Gospel on Campus

HAMPTON, Va. – The Virginia Community College System has agreed to alter its free speech policy as a means to settle a lawsuit with a Christian student who was barred from preaching the Gospel on campus last fall. As previously reported, last fall, student Christian Parks publicly preached the Gospel on four different occasions in […]

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Pennsylvania Woman Sentenced to Life in Prison for Dumping Newborn Son in Toilet Tank

ALLENTOWN – A Pennsylvania woman has been sentenced to life behind bars without the possibility of parole after being found guilty of intentionally killing her newborn son last year. As previously reported, 26-year-old Amanda Hein had accompanied three male acquaintances to Starters Pub in Bethlehem last August to watch a pay-per-view wresting match. During the event, the […]

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Pro-Life Leader Speaks Out Against Republican Senatorial Candidate’s Planned Parenthood Support

JACKSON, Miss. – A pro-life leader in Mississippi is speaking out against a Republican senatorial candidate over his support of Planned Parenthood, and has instead chosen to endorse his Tea Party-backed challenger in the primaries. Personhood Mississippi founder Les Riley announced his official endorsement of State Senator Chris McDaniel in his race against incumbent U.S. […]

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Obama Judge Orders Ohio to Recognize Out-of-State Same-Sex ‘Marriages’

CINCINNATI, Ohio — A federal judge appointed by Barack Obama has ordered the state of Ohio to recognize out-of-state same-sex ‘marriages,’ despite a 2004 voter-approved amendment enshrining marriage as being defined solely as the union of a man and woman. While the order does not mandate that the state allow homosexuals to marry in Ohio, […]

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Christians Arrested on Canadian Campus for Distributing Literature Against Homosexual Behavior

REGINA, Saskatchewan – Two Christians who focus their ministry efforts on the defense of the biblical family were arrested on a Canadian university campus on Monday after officials asked them to leave when they disagreed with the content of the literature that they sought to distribute. Peter LaBarbera, the director of the U.S.-based Christian ministry Americans […]

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