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North Carolina’s Forsyth County Board of Commissioners was wrong to allow opening prayers that end “in Jesus’ name,” a federal appeals court has ruled. In a 2-1 decision, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., has ruled in […]

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“Earlier this week the Air Force announced the course called ‘Christian Just War Theory’ had been indefinitely suspended,” writes Michael Stone for the Humanist Examiner.  “The course had been part of the curriculum for future nuclear launch officers for more than 20 […]

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    Her boss, Florida State Attorney Robert “Skip” Jarvis, didn’t like the speeches KrisAnne Hall was making. He gave her a choice — quit accepting speaking engagements or lose her job as an assistant state attorney in Jarvis’ office.   She refused and was fired. […]

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  Three national veterans groups have complained that officials at the Houston National Cemetery have defied a federal judge’s order to quit censoring prayer and banning the words “God” and “Jesus” from funeral services. Despite a Memorial Day court order, local veterans say the Department of […]

David Harris is Executive Director of the American Jewish Committee.  The New York Times has called the AJC, which was founded in 1906,  “the dean of American Jewish organizations.”  So it’s not that radical of an outfit.  But the position […]

Ranchero Elementary School allowed 10-year-old Calise Jontz to make her heart-felt speech against abortion. To an auditorium cleared of students. “Did you know that from the moment of conception, every distinctive characteristic of this new human being is programmed into this single […]

A group of Catholic and Jewish parents is taking the Canadian province of Quebec to court to challenge a government ban on religious teachings at subsidized daycare centers. “The parents say a Quebec policy that prohibits religious instruction in government […]

A federal judge has told federal veterans officials that they have no business telling anybody how to pray – and must drop their ban on prayers that conclude “in Jesus’ name.” U.S. District Judge Lynn Hughes told the director of […]

  A religious liberty advocate was heckled by fellow officials when she spoke to a European Union meeting, speaking on behalf of Christians who are being silenced by “hate speech” laws. Dr. Gudrun Kugler was openly jeered by fellow members […]

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