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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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‘Transgender’ Couple Prepares to Tell Children That Dad is Really Mom, Mom Really Dad

Reports are circulating about a transgender couple living in Kentucky that is preparing to tell their children that their father is really their mother and that their mother is really their father. Jason Bowser, 32, who now goes by Bianca, and Nicole Bowser, 27, who now goes by Nik, were married in November 2011, and now have two young sons […]

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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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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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Pastors Want Youth Occult Books Removed from Library: ‘It’s Dangerous for Our Kids’

CLEVELAND, Texas – Several Christians leaders in Texas are urging a local library to remove books for teenagers that deal with vampires and other ‘demonic’ content. Phillip Missick, pastor of King of Saints Tabernacle in east Texas, recently testified at a Cleveland City Council meeting. According to local reports, Missick told city council members that a […]

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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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(Reuters) — The number of foreigners traveling to Switzerland to commit assisted suicide doubled over a four-year period, a study published in the Journal of Medical Ethics said on Thursday. In 2012, 172 foreigners took their lives in Switzerland, which has liberal euthanasia rules, up from 86 in 2009, with citizens from Germany and Britain making up […]

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Federal Judge Strikes Down Florida’s Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Ban as Unconstitutional

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A federal judge nominated by Bill Clinton has declared unconstitutional Florida’s state marriage amendment, which enshrined marriage as being solely between a man and woman. “When observers look back 50 years from now, the arguments supporting Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage, though just as sincerely held, will again seem an obvious pretext for […]

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