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Christian Legal Group Praises Pentagon for Policy Changes Protecting Religion in Military

WASHINGTON – A Christian legal organization is praising the Pentagon for recent changes made to its official policies, which now provide greater protections to religious personnel in the military. The Plano, Texas-based Liberty Institute applauded the Department of Defense (DoD) after it unveiled its modified religious accommodation policy on Wednesday. In addition to updating its […]

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Mobile Pregnancy Center Reaches Settlement with Illinois City to Freely Provide Help to Women

CHICAGO – A mobile pregnancy center in the Chicago area has reached a settlement with city officials that grants the ministry the right to freely assist pregnant women without restriction. As previously reported, in March of last year, TLC Pregnancy Services, run by The Life Center, Inc. (TLC), filed a lawsuit against the City of […]

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Homosexuals Sue to Overturn Florida’s Constitutional Amendment Protecting Marriage

TALLAHASSEE – Six homosexuals and their partners have filed a lawsuit in Florida in an effort to overturn the state’s constitutional amendment enshrining marriage as being between a man and a woman. The San Francisco-based National Center for Lesbian Rights is representing the plaintiffs, who were chosen out of a reported 1,000 volunteers. “These laws […]

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Virginia Delegate Proposes Bill to Ban Therapists from Counseling Homosexual Youth

RICHMOND – A Democratic delegate in Virginia has proposed a bill that would ban licensed therapists in the state from helping youth that struggle with homosexual temptations. Delegate Patrick Hope (D-Arlington County) introduced the legislation on Monday, which would prohibit any type of counseling or reparative therapy for those under 18. While the legislation would […]

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Atheist Afghan Granted Asylum in the UK

ENGLAND – For the first time in the nation’s history, a person has been granted asylum in the UK on the basis of their non-religious beliefs. The man, an Afghan citizen who requested to remain anonymous, was granted protection by the UK as a refugee because he is an atheist. He came to the UK […]

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Obama Reaffirms Commitment to Abortion Despite March for Life in U.S. Capital

WASHINGTON – Barack Obama reaffirmed his commitment to abortion today despite the throng of thousands that gathered in the nation’s capital for the annual March for Life. “Today, as we reflect on the 41st anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade, we recommit ourselves to the decision’s guiding principle: that every woman […]

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Arizona Senator Introduces Bill to Protect Rights of Religious Business Owners

PHOENIX – A Republican representative from Arizona has introduced a bill that seeks to protect the rights of religious business owners to refuse to facilitate acts that violate their faith. Senator Steve Yarbrough (R-Chandler) recently presented SB 1062 to the Senate Government and Environment Committee, which approved the legislation to move forward to the full […]

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Investigators: Oregon Bakery Discriminated Against Lesbian for Declining to Make ‘Wedding’ Cake

PORTLAND – State investigators in Oregon have concluded that a bakery run by a Christian couple unlawfully discriminated against a lesbian last year when it declined to make a ‘wedding’ cake for her same-sex ceremony. As previously reported, Aaron and Melissa Klein operate Sweet Cakes by Melissa in Gresham, which is now operated from the […]

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo: Pro-Life, ‘Anti-Gay’ Candidates ‘Have No Place in the State’

ALBANY, N.Y. – Controversy has been stirring over recent comments made by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who stated in a radio interview that ‘extreme’ political candidates ‘have no place in the state.’ Cuomo made his comments on public radio’s The Capital Pressroom as he asserted that there was tension in the Republican Party due […]

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Florida Public School Bible Distribution Moves Forward Despite Atheist Lawsuit

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – A public school Bible distribution went forward in Florida on Thursday despite a lawsuit against the district for prohibiting the distribution of certain atheist publications last year, while allowing religious materials to go uncensored. The Florida Family Policy Council, World Changers of Florida and several area churches collaborated for the effort, […]

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