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High School Teacher Accused of Promoting Christianity, Giving ‘Bible Cookies’ to Students

STOCKTON, Calif. — A high school teacher in California is under investigation after a church-state separation group lodged a complaint that the teacher is promoting Christianity in the classroom and gives out “Bible cookies” to students. The organization Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AU), led by Barry Lynn, an attorney and licensed […]

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NYPD on High Alert After ISIS Issues Call for Muslims to ‘Strike Police’

NEW YORK — The New York Police Department is on high alert after ISIS, also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, issued a call on Saturday for Muslims to “strike police” and other civil authorities—a threat that the government is taking seriously following last week’s dual Islamic attacks in Paris. “Do not […]

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Alabama Officials Pass Resolution Declaring Winfield a ‘City Under God’

WINFIELD, Ala. — Officials in an Alabama city recently passed a resolution declaring the municipality of Winfield a “city under God.” The resolution was passed in late December at the prompting of Mayor Randy Price, who urged city council to make the statement and take a stand for Christ. “I feel like we need to […]

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Atheists from ‘Better News Club’ Launch Program to Counter Christian ‘Good News Club’

CHURCHVILLE, N.Y. — In response to a Christian Good News Club held after school at an elementary school in New York, professing atheists from the “Better News Club” have launched a similar program to counter the gospel offering. The Good News Club, affiliated with Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF), is offered as an after school program […]

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Two Dead, Hundreds Injured as Filipino Crowd Throngs Idol Being Marched Through Streets

MANILA, Philippines — Two people are dead and hundreds more were injured as the result of massive throngs that followed and sought to press up against a centuries-old statue of Christ that was marched through the streets of Manila as part of an annual Roman Catholic celebration called the Feast of the Black Nazarene. While […]

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Judge Rules Florist May Be Sued Personally for Declining to Provide Flowers for ‘Gay Wedding’

RICHLAND, Wash. — A judge in Washington has ruled that the state may hold a florist personally liable for declining to provide flowers for a regular customer’s same-sex “wedding,” thus authorizing authorities to go after her personal assets should she lose the legal battle. As previously reported, Baronelle Stutzman of Arlene’s Flowers in Richland was […]

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Wisconsin School Board Votes to Reject Parental Complaint About ‘Two Mom Story’

SUPERIOR, Wisc. — The school board in Superior, Wisconsin voted last week to reject a complaint filed by an unidentified parent seeking the removal of a book that promotes homosexuality. The complaint was lodged against the book, “Emma and Meesha My Boy: A Two Mom Story”, which is being used in elementary school classrooms as […]

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North Carolina City Agrees to Remove ‘Religious’ Veterans Memorial Due to Legal Costs

KING, N.C. — Officials in a North Carolina city have agreed to remove a veterans monument that includes a depiction of a praying soldier out of concerns over costs of continuing its legal fight over the matter. As previously reported, in 2012, the group Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AUSCS), led by […]

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Report: French Jihadist Shooting Suspects Dead After Standoff With Police

PARIS — The two Islamic shooting suspects involved in a massacre upon a Paris newspaper office that published cartoons mocked Mohammad have been killed following a standoff with police. As previously reported, Brothers Said and Cherif Kouachi, 32 and 34 respectively, and Hamyd Mourad, 18, were identified as the suspects in the attack that took twelve lives […]

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French Atheist Editor Murdered By Muslims Also Often Printed Vile Mockeries of Christ

PARIS — The French newspaper that was targeted by Muslim gunmen this week in what appeared to be a planned massacre had also repeatedly printed vile mockeries of Jesus Christ, and its editor was stated to have been a self-professing atheist. As previously reported, Wednesday’s attack occurred at approximately 12 noon local time at Charlie […]

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