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Louisiana Lawmakers Reject Religious Freedom Bill, Governor Overrides With Executive Order

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana lawmakers rejected a religious freedom bill on Tuesday that provided protections to business owners and others who have convictions not to participate in same-sex ceremonies, resulting in the state’s governor issuing an executive order to ensure that protections are in place. Rep. Mike Johnson (R-Bossier City) had introduced H.B. 707 to […]

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South Carolina Federal Judge Partially Upholds Christian Prayers at School Graduation

GREENVILLE, S.C. — A federal judge in South Carolina has partially upheld the practice of Christian prayers during high school graduation ceremonies. As previously reported, an anonymous couple contacted the American Humanist Association (AHA) in 2013 to complain that Mountain View Elementary School had held its graduation ceremony at the chapel on the campus of […]

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Ruth Bader Ginsberg Officiates Same-Sex ‘Wedding’ as Supreme Court Deliberates National Case

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg officiated a same-sex “wedding” last weekend as the nation’s high court deliberates a monumental case that will decide states’ rights regarding the definition of marriage. Ginsburg wore her traditional black robe and lace collar as she presided over the ceremony of Michael Kahn and Charles Mitchem. According to […]

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Evangelical College Defends Decision to Allow Homosexual Student Group on Campus

WHEATON, Ill. – A prominent evangelical college is defending its decision to allow the formation of homosexual student group on campus. Wheaton College is a private evangelical school located near Chicago. Established in 1860, the school enrolls approximately 3,000 students and operates under the motto “For Christ and His Kingdom.” Due to the college’s Christian […]

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‘Everybody Cried': Five-Year-Old Feeds, Prays With Homeless Man at Alabama Waffle House

PRATTVILLE, Ala. — A five-year-old boy from Alabama is making headlines after he moved patrons at a waffle house to tears while feeding and praying with a homeless man inside of the restaurant. Ava Faulk of Prattville told local television station WSFA that she and her son Josiah visited the waffle house a few weeks ago, […]

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Judge Rules Christian Bakers Discriminated in Declining to Make ‘Support Gay Marriage’ Cake

BELFAST — A judge in Ireland has ruled against a Christian-owned bakery for declining to make a Bert and Ernie cake that was to be decorated with the phrase “Support Gay Marriage,” and has ordered them to pay a fine equating to nearly $800 U.S. dollars. As previously reported, in May of last year, Ashers Baking Company […]

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Judge Grants Acquittal of Contempt Indictment Against Evolutionary Foe Kent Hovind

PENSACOLA, Fla. — The U.S. district judge that has been overseeing the case of an imprisoned creation science evangelist has granted a motion for acquittal surrounding a contempt charge involving the contesting a property lien while incarcerated. As previously reported, Kent Hovind, the founder of Creation Science Evangelism out of Pensacola, Florida, had been fighting charges […]

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Civilians Fleeing as ISIS Seizes Iraqi City of Ramadi, Killing 500

RAMADI, Iraq — Thousands of civilians are fleeing the Iraqi city of Ramadi after the barbaric Islamic group ISIS, which identifies itself as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, seized the municipality on Sunday. According to reports, approximately 25,000 civilians have fled Ramadi as well as a number of government officials, adding to the many that have […]

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Maine Proposes Parental Protections After Mother Fights Do Not Resuscitate Order on Baby

PORTLAND, Maine — Lawmakers in Maine have proposed a bill that would provide clarification on the rights of parents to make medical decisions for their children in light of an incident that concerned Christian groups and others across the country. As previously reported, Aleah Peaslee was six months old when her father, Kevin Peaslee, 22, allegedly […]

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Group Wants Air Force General Court Martialed for Speaking at National Day of Prayer Event

WASHINGTON — A group that works to separate God from the military has written a letter to Air Force officials to demand that an Air Force general who spoke about his Christian faith at this year’s National Day of Prayer event be court martialed for his “unforgivable crimes.” Major Gen. Craig Olson was among a number of […]

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