Liberty University and the religious liberties organization Liberty Counsel have been named in a revived parental kidnapping lawsuit that had been placed on hold while one of the defendants in the case was on trial. “We were surprised to learn that we’ve [been] brought back into a case that we’ve pr...

Liberty University, Liberty Counsel Named in Lesbian’s Lawsuit Over Ex-Partner’s Escape From Country With Daughter

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HELENA, Mont. -- The Montana House of Representatives has advanced a bill that would ban Sharia law in the state. Senate Bill 97, sponsored by Keith Regier, R-Kalispell, passed mainly along party lines on Monday 56-44. While it does not specifically mention Sharia law, it was often the focus of disc...

Montana House Advances Bill That Would Ban Sharia Law in State

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WAYNE, Pa. -- Two student groups at a Christian-identified university in Pennsylvania are asking that the school soften its policies on homosexuality, including removing language in its student handbook that defines marriage as being between a man and a woman. Members of Eastern University's "gay-st...

Student Groups at Christian-Identified University Seeking Softer Policies on Homosexuality

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PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The district attorney of Philadelphia pled not guilty this week as he was indicted on more than 20 counts of extortion, bribery and wire fraud relating to abusing his office, including accusations that he took social security payments meant for his ailing mother's nursing home c...

Democratic Philadelphia District Attorney Indicted on Corruption Charges, Stealing From Own Mother

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OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The Oklahoma House of Representatives has advanced a bill that would allow the display of the Ten Commandments on public grounds and thus return the Decalogue display to the state capitol follow its removal in 2015. H.B. 2177, introduced in January by Rep. John Bennett, R-Sa...

Oklahoma House Approves Bill That Would Return Ten Commandments to State Capitol

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A school district in North Carolina has pulled a book that was set to be a part of First Grade curriculum after teachers complained about its content regarding a little boy who liked to wear dresses. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools had originally planned to make the book "Jacob's Ne...

North Carolina School District Pulls First Grade Book About Dress-Wearing Boy Following Complaints

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SAN FERNANDO, Calif. -- A pastor in California has been hospitalized with a broken hip and a laceration to his head after being attacked Wednesday night by a former member. According to reports, Rudy Trujillo, the pastor of Faith Center in San Fernando, was exiting his vehicle Wednesday night when a...

California Pastor Hospitalized With Broken Hip After Being Attacked by Former Member

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BUFFALO, N.Y. -- An American missionary to Nicaragua has been sentenced to time served plus one year of probation for helping an ex-lesbian flee the U.S. with her child seven years ago. Timothy Miller, also known as Timo, had entered a guilty plea in November on a charge of charge of conspiracy in i...

American Missionary to Nicaragua Sentenced to Probation for Helping Ex-Lesbian Who Fled Country With Daughter

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WASHINGTON -- During his second day of questioning for his Senate confirmation hearing, Trump U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch said that he accepts Roe as the "law of the land" and its declaration that a "fetus is not a person." On Wednesday, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., asked Gorsuch about a se...

U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch: ‘A Fetus Is Not a Person’

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BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A Virginia man who was found guilty last September of international parental kidnapping and conspiracy for helping an ex-lesbian flee the country with her daughter has been sentenced to three years in prison. "In truth, I was not at all motivated by Lisa Miller's and Janet Jenkins'…

Virginia Man Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Helping Ex-Lesbian Flee Country With Daughter

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WILLIS, Texas -- A prominent professing atheist group has filed a lawsuit against a Texas judge over his practice of opening court with a prayer from a local chaplain. As previously reported, the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) first sent a letter to Judge Wayne Mack of Willi...

Atheist Activist Group Sues Texas Judge for Opening Court With Chaplain-Presented Prayer

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READING, Penn. -- A male student at a Pennsylvania high school and his parents have filed suit against their school district after a female student was allowed to undress in the boys' locker room because she identifies as a boy. The student, whose name has not been disclosed, attends Boyertown High…

Male Student Sues School District After Girl Allowed to Undress in Boys’ Locker Room

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- The New Mexico Senate has narrowly stopped the furtherance of a proposed bill that would have legalized physician-assisted suicide in the state. Senate Bill 252 was voted down 22-20 as seven Democrats joined the Republicans who opposed the measure. "A health care provider may pr...

New Mexico Senate Kills Bill That Would Have Legalized Physician-Assisted Suicide

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WASHINGTON (Daily Magazine) -- Judge Neil Gorsuch referred to the Supreme Court's recent same-sex "marriage" decision as "settled law" on Tuesday, using a stronger phrase than he has for other legal precedents. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., asked Gorsuch to explain how his views on "marriage equality" h...

U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch: Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Decision ‘Absolutely Settled Law’

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RADFORD, Va. -- Respected preacher and HeartCry Missionary Founder Paul Washer suffered a heart attack Monday night and is in stable condition, according to information released by his missionary society. "Paul Washer suffered a heart attack last night. He is in stable condition," his social media p...

Preacher, HeartCry Missionary Founder Paul Washer Suffers Heart Attack

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WASHINGTON -- During his first day of questioning for his Senate confirmation hearing, Trump U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch stated firmly that he believes Roe v. Wade is precedent and has been repeatedly reaffirmed, and "a good judge" should treat it accordingly. Senate Judiciary Committee…

U.S. Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch: Roe v. Wade Is ‘Precedent’ and Has Been ‘Repeatedly Reaffirmed’

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PORTSMOUTH, N.H. -- Officials with an Air National Guard Base in New Hampshire have decided to retain chaplain invocations at military ceremonies despite receiving a complaint from a prominent professing atheist organization. The Texas-based religious liberties organization First Liberty reported in...

Air National Guard Base to Retain Chaplain Invocations at Ceremonies Despite Atheist Complaint

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FORT WORTH, Texas -- A federal appeals court has ruled unanimously that prayers presented at board meetings for a Texas school district are constitutional and do not violate the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans ruled 3-0 on Monday that th...

Appeals Court Unanimously Rules Prayers During Texas School Board’s Meetings Are Constitutional

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LOS ANGELES -- Pop star Katheryn Hudson, who goes by the stage name Katy Perry, mocked her Christian upbringing on Saturday as she received an award from a prominent homosexal advocacy organization. Hudson, the daughter of evangelical minister Keith Hudson and former CCM artist, pointed to her 2008…

‘I Kissed a Girl’ Katy Perry Mocks Her Christian Upbringing While Receiving Homosexual Advocacy Award

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LONGWOOD, Fla. – Elected officials of a Florida city say they have no intention of removing a cross memorial from their city hall after a prominent professing atheist organization took issue with the memorial, describing it as exclusionary and unconstitutional. The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Relig...

City Leaders Push Back After Atheist Group Demands Removal of Cross From City Hall

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