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Study finds churches with conservative theology still growing

Billy Graham preaches to thousands

Canadian researchers are revisiting a hotly debated sociological question: Why do some churches decline while others succeed? Since the 1960s, overall membership in mainline Protestant Christian churches has been dropping in both the U.S. and Canada. But some congregations have …

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Mom sues to regain parental rights over transgender teen

Anmarie Calgaro

A Minnesota mother has filed a lawsuit in federal court to re-establish her parental rights after a legal aid attorney declared her minor son emancipated from his parents last year. The suit contends the emancipation letter allowed her then-16-year-old son …

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Restroom law likely remain in force despite N.C. election saga

gender bathroom

RALEIGH, N.C. — Regardless of who emerges victorious in North Carolina’s still undecided governor’s race, some of the state’s leaders believe a controversial law limiting transgender restroom access will remain in force. Incumbent Gov. Pat McCrory, a Republican who has …

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Trump rebukes alleged racism among supporters

Trump rebukes alleged racism among supporters

WASHINGTON — In his first major interview since Election Day, President-elect Donald Trump said he is “saddened” by reported incidents of racial harassment committed in his name and urged perpetrators to “stop it.” Trump also commented on potential Supreme Court …

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