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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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Son of Tony Campolo Comes Out as Agnostic, Hired as Humanist Chaplain at California University

LOS ANGELES – Bart Campolo, the son of ‘progressive’ social justice activist Tony Campolo, recently took the position of humanist chaplain at the University of Southern California just under a year after coming out to his father as an agnostic. “When people ask me when I started to ‘lose faith,’ I usually say, ‘Within about […]

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‘Offending’ Christian Article Removed From Ohio Air National Guard Newsletter

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A faith-based article that centered on a military personnel’s personal testimony about how his faith in Christ keeps him grounded was recently removed from an Ohio Air National Guard newsletter after a fellow serviceman lodged a complaint about its “offending” content. Col. Florencio Marquinez, the Commander of the Fighter Wing’s Medical Group, expressed […]

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Houston Seeks Review of Pastors’ Sermons After Lawsuit Filed Over ‘Bathroom Bill’ Initiative

HOUSTON – Officials in Houston, Texas are seeking to obtain copies of sermons delivered by several area pastors after a lawsuit was filed by unrelated Christian leaders whose initiative surrounding a recently passed “bathroom bill” was rejected by city officials. As previously reported, Houston Mayor Annise Parker, an open lesbian, had promoted an “Equal Rights Ordinance” earlier […]

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‘I Refuse to Be Silent': Writer Says Homosexuality ‘Shattered’ Her Marriage, Family

A mother and writer has generated much discussion following the publication of an article in which she shares her personal story of how homosexuality and same-sex “marriage” shattered her own marriage and family. “I refuse to be silent,” wrote Janna Darnelle (a pen name used to protect her family’s identity), who states that behind many […]

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Members of Chinese ‘Church of Almighty God’ Cult Sentenced to Death Following Murder Conviction

HONG KONG – Two members of a Chinese cult called ‘Church of Almighty God’ have been sentenced to death for allegedly murdering a woman at a fast food restaurant when she refused to participate in their recruitment efforts. Zhang Fan and her father Zang Lidong learned of their punishment in Yantai Intermediate People’s Court in […]

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Christian College Forms Board to Review Policy Prohibiting Homosexual Behavior

SALEM, Mass. – A Christian college in Massachusetts has announced that it will take at least a year to review its policy prohibiting homosexual behavior in light of scrutiny from a local accreditation board. Gordon College near Salem recently issued a statement that included an outline from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) […]

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Alabama Minister Refuses to Leave After Admitting to Having AIDS, Engaging in Sex With Members

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – A minister in Alabama is refusing to step down despite being voted out after he admitted from the pulpit last month that he has the AIDS virus and that he has been engaging in sexual activity with members of the congregation. Juan Demetrius McFarland of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in Montgomery announced […]

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