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Bolivia’s Evangelical Christians Launch Fight for Religious Freedom

COCHABAMBA (Morning Star News) – Evangelical Christians have begun their battle against new measures that could result in the dissolution of Protestant denominations and other groups that have ministered in Bolivia for decades. As organizations that fail to comply with the new government measures will lose their legal standing, the National Association of Evangelicals of Bolivia […]

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Poll: One in Six Frenchmen Support Muslim Terrorist Group ISIS

Two polls released this week both ask a question that you would hope wouldn’t need asking: how many people support the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)? Unfortunately, in all four countries surveyed, the answer is greater than zero, and by a lot. Here is a chart of the results of the polls. The […]

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Reagan Judge Diatribe: State Marriage Laws ‘Based on Hate, Savage Discrimination’

CHICAGO – During a federal hearing regarding amendments in Indiana and Wisconsin that enshrine marriage as being between solely a man and a woman, a judge appointed by then-President Ronald Reagan went off in a diatribe declaring his view that laws barring same-sex “marriage” are “based on hate.” Attorneys for the states appeared for oral argument on […]

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Lawsuit Filed Against Louisiana Bill that May Close Most Abortion Facilities in State

BATON ROUGE, La. – Five Louisiana abortion facilities have filed a lawsuit against officials in the state to challenge a new hospital admitting privileges law that some believe will shutter at least three, if not all of the five facilities. As previously reported, legislators in Louisiana passed the bill in May, requiring abortionists to obtain […]

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Humanists Threaten Lawsuit Over Sermon, Prayer Delivered at Mississippi Convocation

JACKSON, Miss. – A nationally-recognized humanist organization has threatened to sue a Mississippi school district after a pastor delivered a sermon and prayer at a convocation for teachers earlier this month. The American Humanist Association’s (AHA) Appignani Humanist Legal Center sent a letter to the superintendent of the Jackson Public School District on Monday stating that […]

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Top U.S. Military Officer: ISIS Has ‘Apocalyptic End-of-Days Vision’ That Must Be Defeated

WASHINGTON – During a recent press conference, America’s top military officer asserted that the Islamic terrorist group ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, has an ‘apocalyptic end-of-days strategic vision’ that must be defeated by a coalition of forces. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, made the statements […]

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Obama Administration Shifts Abortion Pill Payment Onto Insurance Companies

WASHINGTON – Faith-based organizations across the country continue to express objection to the abortion pill mandate in Obamacare after the Obama administration rolled out a new rule on Friday that shifts the burden of paying for abortion-inducing contraceptives onto insurance companies. As previously reported, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision in June […]

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Humanists Still Upset Over ‘Christian Predominance’ After School District Bars Staff Prayers

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – A nationally-recognized humanist organization is still expressing opposition to what it calls ‘a culture of Christian predominance’ after the superintendent of a Georgia school district responded to a controversy over alleged coach-led prayers at athletic events by barring coaches from continuing the practice. As previously reported, the American Humanist Association (AHA) sent […]

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Town at Center of Supreme Court Prayer Ruling Issues Policy That May Ban Atheist Invocations

GREECE, N.Y. – The town at the center of this year’s Supreme Court prayer ruling is now facing opposition again from atheists and other groups for its new invocation policy, which some state would ban atheists from participating. As previously reported, earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that prayers presented primarily in the name […]

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California Requires Insurance Companies, Faith-Based Employers to Cover Abortions

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Managed Health Care has issued a letter requiring insurance companies in the state to cover abortions, forcing all faith-based employers to likewise offer abortion coverage regardless of their religious beliefs. “Abortion is a basic health care service,” director Michelle Rouillard wrote on Friday to seven insurance companies that refused to […]

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