COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A man who had been been living in an elderly pastor's garage along with his girlfriend has been charged in the homicide of the Ohio minister. Ricky Skinner, 42, has been formally charged with murder as police believe that he beat Joseph McDowell, 81, to death last month. McDowell l...
Christian News Network 04/23/2017

Man Charged With Murder of Elderly Ohio Minister

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BOISE, Idaho -- A man who identifies as a woman has filed a lawsuit against the state of Idaho over its refusal to change his birth certificate from male to female. The 28-year-old man, who is only being identified as F.V., was born in Idaho but now lives in Hawaii. According to the complaint filed…
Christian News Network 04/22/2017

Man Who Identifies as Woman Sues State of Idaho Over Refusal to Change Birth Certificate

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DES MOINES, Iowa -- Lawmakers in Iowa have passed a budget bill that would defund the abortion and contraception giant Planned Parenthood. House File 653 directs the state to discontinue utilizing federal funds for Medicaid, and instead create its own family planning fund, estimated at $3.1 million....
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Iowa Lawmakers Pass Budget Bill That Defunds Planned Parenthood

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PARIS -- French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen told reporters on Friday that the country should ban Islamic hate preachers and close their mosques in light of the most recent terror attack in the nation. “Our country France has once again had the barbarity of a terrorist assault in the heart o...
Christian News Network 04/21/2017

French Presidential Candidate: Islamic ‘Preachers of Hate Should Be Expelled, Their Mosques Closed’

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LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- A video recorded outside of a Las Vegas abortion facility captures a Jewish abortionist confronting a group of Christians with a watery container of the remains of an early gestated child in an attempt to assert that he was not killing babies. Approximately 10 sidewalk counselors ...
Christian News Network 04/21/2017

Abortionist Confronts Christians With Remains of Young Unborn Child to Assert It’s ‘Not a Baby’

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The former pastor to now-ex Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley is refuting reports fueled by testimony from a former aide to Dianne Bentley that Gov. Bentley was expelled from the church over his inappropriate relations with his senior advisor. Gil McKee, the senior pastor of First Bapt...
Christian News Network 04/20/2017

Ex-Alabama Governor’s Former Church Refutes Claim Bentley Was Expelled Over Affair

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FRANKFORT, Ky. -- The Republican governor of Kentucky has signed a bill that authorizes the creation of elective social studies courses on the Bible in public schools. House Bill 128 overwhelmingly passed the state Senate last month 34-4 after clearing the House 80-14. As previously reported, the le...
Christian News Network 04/20/2017

Kentucky Governor Signs Bill Authorizing Elective Social Studies Courses on the Bible

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- A special panel of the Alabama Supreme Court comprised of randomly-selected retired judges has unanimously affirmed the term-long suspension of Chief Justice Roy Moore, who was found guilty of ethics violations by the state Court of the Judiciary (COJ) over his 2016 memo surround...
Christian News Network 04/19/2017

Alabama Supreme Court Affirms Suspension of Chief Justice Roy Moore Over ‘Gay Marriage’ Memo

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04/19/2017 at 16:16. Facebook
Former President Jimmy Carter, a professing Christian who teaches Sunday School at a Baptist Church in Georgia, told liberal op-ed columnist Nicholas Kristof that he can't judge whether or not someone is a Christian despite their doubts about Christ's virgin birth and resurrection. In his April 15th...
Christian News Network 04/19/2017

Jimmy Carter Says He Can’t ‘Judge’ Whether or Not Man Is Christian Despite Doubts About Resurrection

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FRESNO, Calif. -- A Fresno man who uses the nickname "Black Jesus" went on a shooting spree on Tuesday, killing three, and shouting "Allah is the greatest" as he was apprehended by police. Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, randomly gunned down a man walking along Fulton Street, and then murdered another standi...
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Fresno Man Kills Three in Shooting Spree, Yells ‘Allahu Akbar’ While Being Apprehended

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RALEIGH, N.C. -- Four Republican lawmakers in North Carolina recently presented a bill that would declare the U.S. Supreme Court's 2015 ruling on "gay marriage" to be "null and void," but the House speaker has considered it dead and won't bring it up for a hearing. Reps. Larry Pittman of Concord, Mi...
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North Carolina Lawmakers Present Bill Declaring Supreme Court ‘Gay Marriage’ Ruling ‘Null and Void’

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CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Two daughters of the elderly man who was randomly shot to death by a Cleveland social worker who says he "snapped" in a breaking point over the difficulties in his life told reporters on Monday that their heart is hurting as they feel like a part of themselves died with their fath...
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Children of Elderly Man Shot by Cleveland Killer Remember Their Father: ‘He Taught Us to Love God’

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(NBC News) -- The nationwide manhunt for Steve Stephens, the man accused of posting video of a murder to Facebook, ended Tuesday when his body was found in a vehicle in Erie, Pa., police said. Pennsylvania State Police confirmed in a tweet that Stephens had been spotted by Pennsylvania State Police…
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Cleveland Facebook Killer Steve Stephens Kills Self After Pursuit by Pennsylvania Police

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OXFORD, Miss. – The head football coach at the largest university in Mississippi continues to publish Bible verses and Christian messages on his personal Twitter account, even after a prominent professing atheist organization took issue with his posts and demanded that he stop promoting religion on…
Christian News Network 04/18/2017

College Football Coach Unfazed After Atheist Group Takes Issue With Social Media Posts

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WENHAM, Mass. -- All seven members of the faculty Senate at a Christian college in Massachusetts have resigned after a professor who has advocated for changes in the evangelical school's policies on homosexual behavior was recently denied a promotion. According to reports, Margaret DeWeese-Boyd, an…
Christian News Network 04/17/2017

Entire Faculty Senate at Christian College Resigns After Pro-Homosexual Professor Denied Promotion

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WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has dropped a lawsuit that had been filed last May under the Obama administration in an effort to force the state of North Carolina to allow men who identify as women to use women's restrooms, and vice versa. The DOJ filed a notice of dismissal on F...
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U.S. Department of Justice Drops Obama-Era Suit Challenging North Carolina’s ‘Bathroom Bill’

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CHICAGO -- Two men from the Chicago area have been charged with conspiracy to provide material support to the barbaric Islamic group ISIS after they unknowingly assisted an undercover investigator with plans to travel overseas and fight for the terror group. Joseph Jones, 35, also known as “Yusuf Ab...
Christian News Network 04/17/2017

Chicago Men Charged With Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIS

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CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A major manhunt is underway after a man in Cleveland, Ohio shot and killed an elderly man on Facebook Live on Sunday. He claims that he has killed 13 people just today and is "working on" 14. "Found me somebody I’m going to kill: this guy right here, this old dude,” Steve "Stevie…
Christian News Network 04/16/2017

Cleveland Man Randomly Shoots Elderly Man Dead on Facebook Live, Says He Is on Killing Spree

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NORTH CHESTERFIELD, Va. -- A Virginia woman is facing criminal charges after allegedly self-aborting her unborn baby and then burying the dead infant in her back yard. Michelle Roberts, 43, was recently indicted by a grand jury on a felony charge of procuring an abortion “with intent to destroy her...
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Virginia Woman Accused of Self-Aborting Baby, Burying Dead Infant in Back Yard

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HOUSTON, Texas -- A Christian man who frequently assists the homeless in Houston, Texas has filed a legal challenge against the city over an ordinance that he says hinders his work and violates his religious rights. The Houston Chronicle reports that Phillip Bryant keeps water bottles and canned tun...
Christian News Network 04/16/2017

Man Sues City of Houston Over Restrictive Ordinance Regarding Feeding Homeless

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