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New report endangers religious liberty, critics say

WASHINGTON — Religious liberty as Americans have known it throughout their history will suffer a critical setback if a new report by the country’s top civil rights panel is followed, say advocates for the First Amendment freedom. The U.S. Commission …

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Churches in the ‘civil rights’ crosshairs

Churches and transgender bathrooms

Massachusetts has become the latest state to approve protected class status for transgender persons, and churches should not expect any exemption from the law that goes into effect Oct. 1. According to the Gender Identity Guidance report by the Massachusetts …

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Appeals court upholds prayers before public meetings

Rowan County Courthouse

RICHMOND, Va. – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit ruled Monday, Sept. 19 to uphold a North Carolina county’s prayer policy, reversing a lower court’s decision. “All Americans, including public servants, should have the freedom to pray …

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Tim Kaine cites Genesis 1 in support of gay marriage

Tim Kaine

WASHINGTON — In a speech to America’s largest pro-gay lobbying group, Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine said the Bible buttresses his support of same-sex marriage. And he predicted the Roman Catholic Church eventually will change its mind on the …

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He, she, huh?: Pronoun campaign ‘cultural Marxism’


Vanderbilt University’s campaign to support transgender individuals by encouraging use of proper “pronoun etiquette” has been characterized by a law professor at the Nashville university as the latest manifestation of an intolerant, secularist agenda prevalent in higher education. “Political correctness, …

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Polygamists appeal to Supreme Court


WASHINGTON — Polygamy is knocking at the door of the U.S. Supreme Court. A polygamous family featured in the reality television show “Sister Wives” asked the justices Monday (Sept. 12) to review a lower-court ruling that had reversed a federal …

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New rule to handcuff states on Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON — The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Sept. 7 a proposed rule that would effectively prevent states from prohibiting Title X funds for abortion providers. The proposed rule includes the country’s No. 1 abortion chain, the …

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