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‘Glimmer of Hope’ for Clemency Arises for American Pastor Imprisoned in Iran

There may be a ‘glimmer of hope’ for the release of an American pastor imprisoned in Iran, according to a Christian legal organization that has been fighting on behalf of the Christian minister. The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) notes that Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was recently asked about the plight of […]

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Chick-fil-A Hands Out Free Food to Drivers Stranded in Alabama Snowstorm

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A Chick-fil-A restaurant in Alabama handed out free food to drivers this week who were stranded in the snowstorm that blanketed a significant area of the South. Owner Mark Meadows, who operates Chick-fil-A in Birmingham, said that he decided to reach out to motorists after a number of his staff were unable […]

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Pastor Sentenced to 27 Months for Helping Ex-Lesbian Flee Country with Daughter Appeals Ruling

BURLINGTON, Vt. – Appeal proceedings have begun in the case of a Mennonite pastor who was sentenced to 27 months in prison last year for allegedly helping an ex-lesbian flee the country with her daughter. As previously reported, Kenneth Miller of Stuarts Draft, Virginia was convicted in August 2012 for helping Lisa Miller (no relation) […]

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House Passes Bill Banning Taxpayer Funding of Abortion in Federal Obamacare Plans

WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that bars the government from using taxpayer funds for abortion in Obamacare plans, sending the measure to the Senate, where it is expected to face an uphill battle. The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, presented by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), passed 227-188, […]

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Husband of Pregnant Texas Woman Removed from Life Support Names Unborn Baby Girl ‘Nicole’

FORT WORTH – The husband of a pregnant Texas woman who was recently removed from life support upon court order has announced that he has named his unborn baby girl Nicole. Erick Munoz told reporters this week that he gave his 23-week-old daughter his wife’s middle name after he requested that the hospital conduct one […]

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‘Jesus Christ Should Be in the Center of Our Huddle:’ Coach Criticized for Endorsing Christianity

STORRS, Conn. – A football coach at the University of Connecticut (UConn) has come under fire for telling a local newspaper that his football strategies include his belief that “Jesus Christ should be in the center of our huddle.” Ernest Jones was recently introduced as the assistant football coach for UConn, and was interviewed by […]

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Florida Man Who Tricked Girlfriend Into Taking Abortion Drug Sentenced to Nearly 14 Years in Prison

TAMPA, Fla. – A Florida man was sentenced to nearly 14 years in prison on Monday for tricking his girlfriend into ingesting an abortion-inducing drug last year. As previously reported, John Andrew Welden, 29, accepted a plea deal in September after admitting to giving his girlfriend, 27-year-old Remee Jo Lee, the pill Cytotec (misoprostol) to […]

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Mass Homosexual ‘Wedding’ Officiated Live During Grammy Awards Show

LOS ANGELES – A mass homosexual ‘wedding’ was officiated live during the 56th annual Grammy Awards show on Sunday. The event featured both homosexual and heterosexual couples–34 in all–who exchanged vows on stage, which was decorated to resemble a wedding chapel and featured a large choir. During the occasion, the popular rap/hip hop duo Macklemore […]

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Humanist Association Threatens Illinois School with Lawsuit in Effort to End Graduation Prayer

NORRIS CITY, Ill. – A Washington, D.C.-based humanist organization is threatening an Illinois school with a lawsuit if it does not discontinue presenting prayers at graduation ceremonies. The Appignani Humanist Legal Center, an arm of the American Humanist Association (AHA), mailed a letter to officials at Norris City Ohama Enfield High School last week, citing […]

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School Officials Tell 8-Year-Old Not to Bring Bible to Class: ‘It’s Only for Church—Not School’

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. – A mother in the Detroit area is alleging that school officials told her 8-year-old autistic son to stop bringing his Bible to class. Jessica Cross of Dearborn Heights told WJBK that her autistic son, Jason, would frequently take his Bible to Highview Elementary. According to his mother, Jason enjoyed reading his […]

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