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Georgia School Board Unanimously Votes to Remove Scripture From Sculpture

DANIELSVILLE, Ga. — A school board in Georgia has voted unanimously to remove two Scriptures from a sculpture that sits outside of the field house at a local high school after a prominent humanist and atheist organization asserted that the use of the verses violated the U.S. Constitution. The Madison County School Board voted Tuesday night […]

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Houston’s Openly Lesbian Mayor Says She Did Not Know About Sermon Subpoenas

HOUSTON – Houston’s openly lesbian mayor says that she did not know that attorneys for the city had requested copies of sermons from several area pastors in light of a lawsuit that was filed surrounding the city’s rejection of an initiative pertaining to a recently-passed “bathroom bill.” As previously reported, Mayor Annise Parker had promoted […]

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Students Nationwide Participate in ‘Bring Your Bible to School Day’

Students nationwide participated in a national effort called ‘Bring Your Bible to School Day’ on Thursday. The initiative, sponsored by the organizations Focus on the Family and Day of Dialogue, is stated to be “designed to empower Christian students who have a heart for sharing Christ’s love and express a Biblical perspective on current-day issues […]

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North Carolina Satanist, Wife Arrested After Bodies of Missing Men Discovered Buried in Yard

CLEMMONS, N.C. – A North Carolina Satanist who changed his name over ten years ago to reflect that of a demon has been arrested after the bodies of two men who went missing in 2009 were discovered buried in his back yard. John Alexander Lawson, 35, who changed his name to Pazazu Illah Algarad in […]

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Vatican Document Stirring Controversy Over ‘Welcoming and Accepting’ Practicing Homosexuals‏

ROME — Controversy is stirring over a document released by a meeting of international bishops of the Roman Catholic religion who are spending two weeks at the Vatican to discuss marriage and family issues. While the document may undergo further adjustments in its language surrounding issues such as homosexuality, cohabitation and divorce, the first proposed version […]

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Megachurch Leader Mark Driscoll Resigns From Mars Hill Church

SEATTLE – Controversial Seattle megachurch founder Mark Driscoll has resigned from Mars Hill Church, stating that he does not wish to continue to be a distraction to the ministry although a six-week review of charges lodged by others within the church cleared him of moral wrongdoing. Driscoll submitted a letter to Michael Van Skiak, the […]

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Second Texas Healthcare Worker Tests Positive for Ebola

DALLAS – A second Texas healthcare worker who treated the Liberian visitor who died of Ebola last week has tested positive for the virus. Amber Vison, 26, was admitted to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital last night and placed under isolation after she reported a low grade fever. Vison was among the more than 70 hospital […]

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Coach-Led Prayers No Longer Allowed at South Dakota High School Following Complaint

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Coach-led prayers are no longer allowed at a high school in South Dakota after a prominent atheist activist organization sent a letter of complaint asking that the practice be discontinued. Officials with the Aberdeen School District recently received a letter from the Madison,Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) surrounding an anonymous complaint it […]

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California Couple Seeks to Adopt ‘Miracle’ Baby Rescued From Dumpster

MERCED, Calif. – A couple in California is seeking to adopt a baby that they have named “Milagro,” Spanish for “Miracle,” after they helped save her life when she was discovered in a dumpster by their apartment. Jimmy and Annette Alvarez told reporters this week that at approximately 5:45 a.m. last Thursday, a man who […]

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Supreme Court Halts Ruling That Would Have Closed Most Texas Abortion Facilities

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has blocked Texas from enforcing key parts of a 2013 law that would close all but eight of the state’s abortion facilities. The justices largely granted the request of abortion providers Tuesday. With three dissenting votes, the court suspended a ruling by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals […]

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