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States Reject Science Education Standards that Promote Evolution, Global Warming

Several U.S. states are rejecting proposed science education standards which would promote several controversial issues, including evolution and man-made global warming. In addition to the highly-publicized and hotly-debated Common Core educational curricula, many educators are encouraging states to adopt the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) program. Though NGSS is not directly affiliated with Common Core, […]

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Court: Rights of Captain Punished for Refusing to Attend Islamic Service Not Violated

TULSA, Okla. – An appeals court has ruled that the rights of an Oklahoma police captain that was punished in 2010 for refusing to attend an Islamic service were not violated. As previously reported, three years ago, Captain Paul Fields was ordered to attend “Law Enforcement Appreciation Day,” which was hosted by the Islamic Society […]

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Louisiana Passes Admitting Privileges Bill that May Close Most Abortion Facilities

BATON ROUGE, La. – Legislators in Louisiana have passed a bill requiring abortionists to obtain admitting privileges at a local hospital, a move that some say will shutter most abortion facilities in the state. HB 388, proposed by Rep. Katrina Jackson (R-Monroe), passed the Louisiana House of Representatives overwhelmingly on Wednesday 88-5. It had passed […]

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Prayer Added to City Council, County Meetings Following Supreme Court Ruling

A number of city councils and county commissioners nationwide have decided to add prayer to their public meetings following this month’s Supreme Court ruling that declared invocations at government gatherings constitutional. As previously reported, in a divided 5-4 opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld prayers predominantly in Jesus’ name amid a lawsuit filed by the […]

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Christian Colleges Win Injunction Against Obamacare Abortion Pill Mandate

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – An Iowa-based federal judge has granted an injunction to two Christian colleges who are seeking an exemption from the abortion pill mandate in Obamacare. U.S. District Court Judge Mark Bennett, nominated to the bench by then-President Bill Clinton, issued the restraining order on Wednesday, allowing Dordt College in Iowa and Cornerstone […]

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20 and Counting: Abortion Facilities Continue to Close Due to Texas Pro-Life Law

DALLAS – A north Texas abortion center has become the twentieth abortion facility in the Lone Star State to close its doors as a result of pro-life legislation recently signed by Texas Governor Rick Perry. For over 30 years, Northpark Medical Group has offered abortion procedures to women in the Dallas area. The facility’s website […]

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Republican Pa. Governor Won’t Appeal Ruling Striking Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Ban

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Republican governor of Pennsylvania has decided not to appeal a federal ruling striking down the Commonwealth’s ban on same-sex ‘marriage,’ stating that he felt it would be ‘extremely unlikely’ that he would succeed. “As a Roman Catholic, the traditional teaching of my faith has not wavered. I continue to maintain the […]

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American Pastor Incarcerated in Iran Beaten at Hospital, Returned to Prison

An American pastor incarcerated in Iran was recently beaten at a local hospital and returned to prison, according to reports. The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) issued an update on Tuesday that the family members of Saeed Abedini confirmed that the pastor had been “severely beaten” at an Iranian hospital and “forcibly returned […]

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Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Enrolls First Muslim Student

FORT WORTH, Texas – Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, a member of the Southern Baptist Convention, has enrolled its first Muslim student and is defending its decision to accept the applicant despite concern and criticism. According to reports, Ghassan Nagagren, a Palestinian Muslim, recently completed his first year of studies at the Christian seminary as he […]

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Texas Church Wins Injunction to Host After-School Bible Studies at Local High School

WHITNEY, Texas – A church in Texas has won a temporary injunction against its area school district after it was initially barred from hosting Bible studies at a local high school. Judge F.B. McGregor of the Hill County 66th District Court granted the request for a restraining order on Monday, which was filed by the Christian legal […]

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