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Woman Who Faced Hanging for Rejecting Islam Flees to Rome Into ‘Blessing’ of Pope

ROME – A Catholic woman who has been receiving international attention for rejecting Islam despite facing a death sentence fled to Rome on Thursday and met with the Roman Catholic pontiff–a development that has raised concerns about the continued acceptance of Catholicism as Christianity. As previously reported, Meriam Ibrahim, 27, was officially sentenced on May 15th after she […]

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Atheists End Teacher-Led Prayer in Indiana School District

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – A prominent atheist organization has convinced an Indiana school district to end teacher-led prayer at area public schools following a complaint from an anonymous parent. The Madison, Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) contacted the Vigo County School Corporation in Terre Haute last May after receiving a complaint from a parent after teacher […]

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Canadian ‘Transgender’ Boy Receives New Birth Certificate Declaring Him a Girl

A young Comox boy is among the first 30 British Columbians to re-designate their gender on their birth certificates after new legislation was passed earlier this year allowing the change — but his mission’s not over yet. Harriette Cunningham, 11, was born a boy named Declan, but it wasn’t long before he began to assert that something […]

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Nick Jonas of Jonas Brothers to Release ‘Racy’ Video Decrying Chaste Upbringing

Nicholas Jonas, one-third of the former boy band The Jonas Brothers and son of a former worship leader and pastor, is reportedly gearing up to release a “racy” new music video in which he decries his years being “trapped” in the chaste character of Nick Jonas. Page Six, the entertainment section of the New York Post, […]

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Group Warns UN Treaty on Persons with Disabilities Can Override Will of Parents

PURCELLVILLE, Va. – A Christian homeschooling organization is warning that a UN treaty approved this week by the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee may threaten the rights of American parents to make their own decisions about their child’s care if that child is disabled. On Tuesday, the Committee voted 12-6 in favor of the UN Convention […]

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Assisted Suicide Strongly Criticized in UK House of Lords

Peers have passionately spoken out against a UK law to introduce assisted suicide, with one disabled baroness describing the proposals as a “runaway train”. Baroness Campbell of Surbiton, who uses a wheelchair and has spinal muscular atrophy, said: “My own experience of progressive deterioration has taught me that there is no situation that cannot be […]

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Non-Hindu Religious Activity Banned in Some Indian Villages

NEW DELHI (Morning Star News) – Church leaders in India have asked national and Chhattisgarh state officials to reverse a ban on non-Hindu religious activity that more than 50 villages have reportedly adopted. The head of the Religious Liberty Commission of the Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI) wrote to Union and Chhattisgarh officials on July 10 […]

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‘Bloods’ Gang Threatens to Kill New Jersey Police Until National Guard Called

The Bloods have vowed to kill more Jersey City cops to avenge the thug the police shot dead this week after he executed a rookie officer, The New York Post has learned. The violent street gang has threatened to “kill a Jersey City cop and not stop until the National Guard is called out,” a […]

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Governor Signs Bill to Help Save Unborn Babies Diagnosed with Down Syndrome

HARRISBURG – The governor of Pennsylvania has signed a bill into law that aims to help save the lives of Down Syndrome babies who would otherwise be aborted. The Down Syndrome Prenatal Education Act, otherwise known as “Chloe’s Law,” was drafted through the efforts of the Kondrich family of St. Clair, Pennsylvania. In 2003, Kurt and […]

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IRS Settles with Atheists, Agrees to Crack Down on Churches for ‘Electioneering’

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has reached a settlement with a prominent atheist organization, agreeing to crack down churches and religious groups for infringements of its prohibition against  ‘electioneering.’ As previously reported, the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF), headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, sued the IRS in 2012, asserting that many non-profit religious organizations have […]

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