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Faith of Niger Christians Grows Stronger in Face of Unprecedented Violence

JOS, Nigeria (Morning Star News) – Christians in Niger are joyfully meeting in homes under police protection as they plan to rebuild church buildings and houses after attacks last weekend (Jan. 16-18) that were unprecedented in scale. “Nothing of this magnitude has ever happened in this nation,” wrote one missionary couple in the capital, Niamey. “Nearly […]

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Court Unanimously Bans Judges from Working with Boy Scouts Over Stance on Homosexuality

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – The Supreme Court of California has unanimously voted to ban judges in the state from working with groups such as the Boy Scouts of America due to their stance on homosexual behavior. The court voted on the matter on Friday, taking up a recommendation from the court’s Advisory Committee on the […]

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Bush Judge Declares Alabama’s Sanctity of Marriage Amendment Unconstitutional

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – A federal judge nominated to the bench by then-President George W. Bush has declared Alabama’s marriage amendment unconstitutional, thus paving the way for two lesbian women to obtain legal recognition as the parents of a nine-year-old boy. As previously reported, Kimberly McKeand and Cari Searcy have been in a relationship for 15 years, and traveled […]

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Christian Japanese Man Being Held By ISIS Risked Life to Save Friend Now Beheaded

One of the Japanese men who was seen in an online video this week, as the Islamic group ISIS threatened to kill him and another captured Japanese citizen, had reportedly traveled to Syria in order to try to save his friend—who has now been beheaded. Kenji Goto, 47, who became a Christian in 1997, had […]

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Georgia Sheriff’s Deputy Says He Was Fired for Hosting Bible Study for Former Inmates

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – A sheriff’s deputy who served at the Hall County jail in Georgia states that he was fired this week for hosting a Bible study off site to help change the lives of former inmates. “It was to help rehabilitate spiritually the guys who are pretty much coming out of jail,” Josh McCuen told […]

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Chief Fired Over Christian Book Calling Homosexuality ‘Perversion’ Files Discrimination Complaint

ATLANTA – The Atlanta fire chief who was fired earlier this month over a book that he published containing brief remarks decrying homosexual behavior and other forms of sexual perversion has filed a discrimination complaint with the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission. As previously reported, Chief Kelvin Cochran was suspended for one month beginning in late November and was placed […]

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Obama Admin to Pay $570,000 in Attorneys Fees After Losing Abortion Pill Mandate Case

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has agreed to pay $570,000 in attorneys fees after it lost a lawsuit in the U.S. Supreme Court surrounding a Mennonite company that challenged what is known as the abortion pill mandate. As previously reported, Conestoga Wood Specialties Corporation, which has 950 employees at its Arkansas, Maryland, Utah, North Carolina and […]

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Homeschool Children Seized By Arkansas Authorities Remain in State Custody After Court Hearing

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – Seven homeschoolers in Arkansas who were seized by the Garland County Sheriff’s Department this month remain in state custody after a court hearing on Thursday over the matter. Hal Stanley, a pastor, and his wife Michelle state that they are in shock after their children were removed from their Hot Springs […]

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Obama Reaffirms ‘Deep Commitment’ to Abortion as Thousands March for Life in U.S. Capital

WASHINGTON – Barack Obama reaffirmed his “deep commitment” to abortion on Thursday despite the throng of thousands that gathered in the nation’s capital for the annual March for Life marking the 42nd “anniversary” of the Supreme Court ruling of Roe v. Wade. “Forty-two years ago today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling in Roe v. […]

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Mississippi Lawmakers Consider ‘Tim Tebow Act’ to Allow Homeschoolers to Play School Sports

JACKSON, Miss. – In recognition of football great Tim Tebow, a homeschooler who worked his way up to the NFL after playing with public school teams, Mississippi lawmakers are considering the passage of the “Tim Tebow Act” in order to give that same opportunity to other homeschoolers throughout the state. The bill was introduced this year by Sen. […]

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