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Jul 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag (L) and her children are photographed after landing at Ciampino Airport (EPA) (CNSNews.com) - Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, said “a warning should be sounded across America” over the Obama administration’s “virtual silence” toward the Sudanese government’s persecution of Meriam Ibrahim, who was imprisoned in Sudan for being a ...

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Jul 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WEEKLY STANDARD: On Monday morning, President Obama signed an executive order prohibiting organizations that receive federal contracts from making employment decisions on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. A group of religious leaders and Obama allies had called for the executive order to include a religious exemption, so that "religious organizations ...

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Jul 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE BLAZE: Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked a Democratic attempt to pass legislation that would force companies to provide all forms of contraceptive coverage to their employees, regardless of their religious beliefs. Democratic leaders sought to advance the Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Act, a bill aimed at undoing the Supreme Court’s Hobby ...

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Jul 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – While President Barack Obama’s job approval rating was highest, by religion, among Muslims, other non-Christians, Jews (by faith), and atheists, his highest job disapproval ratings were among Christians -- Catholics, Protestants, Mormons, and other Christians. In the survey, conducted January-June 2014, Gallup asked about Obama’s job approval and disapproval, by religion. While 72% ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WEEKLY STANDARD: On Wednesday, Senate Democrats introduced a bill that would force Christians and other conscientious objectors to pay for drugs and devices, including the "week-after" pill, that may kill human embryos. The new bill was drafted in response to Supreme Court's ruling last week that Obamacare's so-called contraceptive mandate as applied to family-owned ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from TODD STARNES: Pastors and churches have been banned from helping the thousands of illegal immigrant children housed in border detention facilities run by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, clergy in Texas and Arizona tell me. “Border Patrol told us pastors and churches are not allowed to visit,” said Kyle Coffin, the pastor of CrossRoads ...

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Jul 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

(CNSNews.com) – A document released by the Vatican last week reaffirmed longstanding Catholic teaching that marriage is exclusively between a man and a woman, and ruled out same-sex unions as its equivalent. “There are absolutely no grounds for considering homosexual unions to be in any way similar or even remotely analogous to God’s plan for ...

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Jun 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jun 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has had a busy morning of audiences amid new health concerns following his cancellation of a planned outing. The 77-year-old Francis seemed tired but smiled frequently during a shorter-than-usual, 10-minute private audience Saturday with the president of Madagascar. But the pope delivered a speech without problem to a visiting Orthodox delegation, ...

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Jun 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Raymond Ibrahim: The most historic and emblematic sign of Muslim persecution of Christians returned in February: Christians in Raqqa, Syria, under the occupation of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, which has since consolidated more territory), were given the three classic choices of Islam: 1) convert to Islam or ...

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Jun 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Campus Reform:A federal judge ruled Friday that Colorado Christian University (CCU) does not have to provide contraceptive and sterilization services to its employees and students. Judge Robert E. Blackburn ruled that the Health and Human Services mandate in Obamacare infringes on the private Christian college’s freedom of religion. He wrote that the federal ...

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Jun 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Sudanese authorities have re-arrested a young mother a day after she was freed from death row where she'd been sent for refusing to renounce her Christian faith, according to a report. Meriam Ibrahim, who gave birth in a Khartoum prison after being sentenced to death in May for allegedly converting from Islam ...

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Jun 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman who gave birth in a Khartoum prison after being sentenced to death in May for allegedly converting from Islam to Christianity, has been freed, FoxNews.com has confirmed. Ibrahim, 27, refused to renounce her Christian faith in court in May, prompting a judge to sentence her to hang ...

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Jun 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Just a year ago, after months of bombings, shootings and kidnappings, Baghdad’s Monsignor Pios Cacha made a grim prediction. He said that his Iraqi Christian community was experiencing the kind of religious cleansing that eradicated the country’s once-thriving Jewish community half a century before. His rather prophetic words made headlines in Lebanon’s ...

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Jun 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jun 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from Campus Reform: A Christian club at Chico State University (CSU) may lose its status as a campus group because its requirement that its leaders be Christians violates a state anti-discrimination policy. The California State University system said asking leaders to sign a statement of faith violates a 2011 executive order which forbids discrimination based ...

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Jun 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

TULSA, Okla. – A former Muslim who converted to Christianity has filed a civil lawsuit against a Tulsa church, arguing that leaders endangered his life by publishing his baptism announcement. The man, only identified as John Doe, filed the suit this week against First Presbyterian Church and its pastor. According to the lawsuit, the man is ...

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Jun 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Al Qaeda burning church in Mosul last week Related - WATCH, WARNING, HORRENDOUSLY GRAPHIC: Syria Christian Forced To Convert To Islam, Then Beheaded Anyway (CNSNews.com) – The startling gains made by jihadist fighters in Iraq are placing the region’s already extremely vulnerable Christians in even greater peril, Christian advocacy groups are warning. While hundreds of thousands of Iraqis ...

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Jun 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – The startling gains made by jihadist fighters in Iraq are placing the region’s already extremely vulnerable Christians in even greater peril, Christian advocacy groups are warning. While hundreds of thousands of Iraqis are affected by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’s takeover of key cities including the Ninawa (Nineveh) provincial capital, Mosul, ...

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Jun 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON EXAMINER: Hillary Clinton strongly defended her support for same-sex marriage in an NPR interview Thursday while slapping opposition in Texas and charging that those who fight gay marriage on religious grounds “operate in an evidence-free zone.” Defensively brushing aside suggestions that she has evolved on the issue for political reasons, Clinton said that ...

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Jun 12, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, joins protesters outside White House in support of Meriam Ibrahim/Photo: Family Research Council and Concerned Women for America WASHINGTON – Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, today told a rally in Washington, D.C., it is time for the U.S. to do something about the plight of Meriam Ibrahim, a Sudanese Christian woman condemned ...

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Jun 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: An adviser to President Barack Obama recently asked Iranian government officials to release imprisoned U.S. pastor Saeed Abedini amid repeated calls for the administration to take a tougher stand against human rights abuses in Iran. Joel Hunter, a pastor at Northland Church in Orlando and a spiritual adviser to Obama, discussed religious ...

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Jun 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from CAMPUS REFORM: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) removed religious prayer from its commencement ceremony this year. Traditionally, MIT Chaplain Robert Randolph has given a religious prayer at the ceremony, as he prayed to the “God of Abraham, Jesus and Mohammed” during last year’s graduation. However, MIT’s Commencement Committee emailed undergraduates announcing the change ...

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Jun 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) – Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson, who has been criticized for his Bible-based views on homosexuality, is releasing The Duck Commander Faith and Family Bible in October, which is co-edited with his oldest son, Pastor Al Robertson. The Duck Commander Bible uses the King James Version of the Bible and, according to publisher Thomas Nelson, ...

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Jun 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

The Rev. Fred Luter Jr., at podium, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, smiles while addressing the convention during its annual meeting Tuesday, June 10, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark) BALTIMORE - The Southern Baptist Convention is set to debate and vote on a motion to join an effort to impeach President Obama. Former ...

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