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Maine Senator Introduces Religious Freedom Bill to Protect the People From the Government

AUGUSTA, Maine – A senator in Maine has introduced a religious freedom bill that seeks to protect the people from unlawful government actions. Senator David Burns (R-Whiting) unveiled the legislation, LD 1428, on Thursday before the Maine House Judiciary Committee. More than 100 supporters gathered outside the state house to rally for the bill, and […]

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Atheist Activist Group Demanding Florida City to Remove Bible From City Hall Chambers

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. – A nationally-recognized atheist activist group is demanding that officials with a Florida city remove a 40-year-old Bible from city hall chambers. The Madison, Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) recently sent a letter to officials in Pinellas Park, Florida on behalf of local businessman Randy Heine, who states that the Bible […]

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Muslim Students Petition White House for National Recognition of Islamic Holidays in Schools

OAKTON, Va. – A group of three Muslim homeschooled middle school students from Virginia are petitioning the White House for recognition of Islamic holidays in public schools nationwide. According to The Muslim Link, Sumayyah McTaggart of Great Falls, Iman Hazer of Dunn-Loring and Fatimah Dandashi of Falls Church created the petition for a civics class […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Appears Skeptical of Massachusetts Abortion Buffer Zone Law

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court largely appeared skeptical on Wednesday of a Massachusetts law that prohibits pro-life sidewalk counselors from coming within 35 feet of the entrance or driveway of an abortion facility. The nine justices of the nation’s highest court heard oral argument over the issue yesterday, listening to both sides as they presented […]

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Federal Judge Declares Oklahoma’s Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Ban Unconstitutional

OKLAHOMA CITY– A federal judge appointed by then-President Bill Clinton has struck down Oklahoma’s same-sex ‘marriage’ ban as unconstitutional. U. S. District Judge Terence Kern issued the ruling on Tuesday, but placed a stay on its enforcement pending appeal. “The Court holds that Oklahoma’s constitutional amendment limiting marriage to opposite-sex couples violates the Equal Protection […]

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New Mexico Judge Rules That Doctors May Prescribe Lethal Drugs to Terminally Ill Patients

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A state judge in New Mexico has ruled that mentally-competent terminally ill patients have a constitutional right to obtain lethal drugs to end their life. Second Judicial District Judge Nan Nash issued the ruling on Monday in a decision that some believe may open the doors to full-fledged physician-assisted suicide in the […]

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Arkansas Police Chief Defies Atheist Demands to Remove Cross From Department Property

SEARCY, Ark. – An Arkansas police chief is defying atheist demands to remove a cross from the lawn of the police department. Searcy Police Chief Jeremy Clark told reporters this week that the cross was planted in the ground before he took office a year ago, and that he has no intentions of removing it. […]

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Top UK Christian Judge Issued Judicial Misconduct Warning for Defending Biblical Marriage

ENGLAND – The official body with responsibility for judicial conduct in the UK has chastised a leading High Court judge, who is also a Christian, over comments asserting that biblical marriage is the best option for society. Sir Paul Coleridge was given a formal warning by the Judicial Conduct Investigations Office (JCIO) because he promoted […]

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AZ Legislator, Pastor Introduces Bill to Protect Churches That Oppose Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

PHOENIX – A legislator in Arizona has introduced a bill that would protect churches in the state from being forced to perform same-sex ‘weddings.’ Representative Steve Montenegro (R-Litchfield Park), Associate Pastor and Youth Pastor at Surprise Apostolic Assembly, recently announced the First Freedom Act to ensure that pastors retain their First Amendment rights when it […]

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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Appeal of Ruling Striking Down Arizona’s 20-Week Abortion Ban

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal to a lower court ruling that struck down Arizona’s 20-week abortion ban as unconstitutional. Without explanation, the court decided on Monday not to accept the case of Horne v. Isaacson, allowing the block on the law to remain in place. Arizona Governor Jan Brewer […]

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