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Christian Student Group Suing U. Iowa for Kicking Them Off Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 10:30am 12/13/2017 at 10:30am

The group was punished for wanting their leaders to hold the same religious views. How dare they?

The Daily Caller reports:

Christian Student Group Sues After Getting Kicked Off College Campus

A Christian student group sued the University of Iowa Monday after the school kicked it off campus for requiring its student officers to...

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Did the Swedish Church Ban “He” and “Lord” in the Name of Gender Neutrality?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 4:30pm 11/26/2017 at 4:30pm
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Headlines around the internet announced that the Swedish Church banned gendered words such as “he” and “Lord” in a bid for politically-correct gender neutrality.  The church has denied that the words are banned and says that they merely offered “gender neutral” alternatives such as replacing “In the name of the Father...

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Should we carry guns in church?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 5:30pm 11/7/2017 at 5:30pm
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So far it’s been difficult to get information on the question of whether the parishioners in the Texas church where yesterday’s mass murder took place were prohibited from carrying guns. Here are the pertinent rules in Texas:

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Catholic Clergy and Scholars Present “Formal Filial Correction” to Pope Francis

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 10:30am 9/24/2017 at 10:30am

When Pope Francis became head of the Catholic church, many were hopeful that the dynamic and humble priest would blossom into a great leader.

It appears now that the Pope’s social justice agenda is not appealing to a good portion of the Catholic faithful.

Several dozen Catholic clergy members and lay scholars have...

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Pakistan: Christian Man Sentenced to Death For Blasphemy

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 1:30pm 9/16/2017 at 1:30pm
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As we oppose and reject antifa (really profa) and its violent opposition to drastically limiting free speech in this country, it’s worth noting the outcome in other countries when things we still count as free speech are counted as death-penalty offenses.

In Pakistan, a 35-year-old Christian man has been sentenced to death...

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Belated Leftist Epiphany: Black Evangelical Christians Vote, Too

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 11, 2017 at 5:30pm 9/11/2017 at 5:30pm
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One of the many things that has long puzzled me about the leftist agenda is its long-standing, mulit-pronged attack on Judeo-Christianity.  On the one hand, I understand that the left has a reason for wishing to undermine religion.  After all, as assorted totalitarians, fascists, and communists well know, a populace permitted...

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Revealed: From the KKK to Catholic Priest

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at 2:30pm 8/22/2017 at 2:30pm
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Hate has consumed the news cycle since Charlottesville happened. But you know what’s more affective? Stories of love. Yes, it sounds cliché, but it’s true. Love and positive change. How about a story about a man who went from a member to the KKK to a Catholic priest?

That’s what happened to...

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Student Union Leader in UK Wants to Make the Koran Required Reading

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at 8:30am 7/4/2017 at 8:30am

Where are all the leftists who are usually outraged by religious influence of any kind?

The Daily Caller reports:

Student Union President: Oppress White People, Make Koran Required Reading For ‘Islamic Takeover’

Zamzam Ibrahim, president of the student union at Salford University in the United Kingdom, has attracted attention for social media posts where...

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University That Was Going to Remove Bibles and Crosses Changes Its Mind

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 2:00pm 7/2/2017 at 2:00pm

Oklahoma’s East Central University just had a lightning fast change of heart on this issue.

FOX News reports:

University: We screwed up! We won’t toss out Bibles or crosses

The leadership at Oklahoma’s East Central University slammed on the brakes and jettisoned their decision to removes crosses, Bibles and other religious symbols from a...

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University in Oklahoma Removing Bibles and Crosses From Chapel After Complaint

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 10:00am 7/1/2017 at 10:00am

The complaint came from Americans United for the Separation of Church and State.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports:

Oklahoma university removing Bibles, crosses from campus after complaint

A university in Oklahoma is removing crosses, Bibles and other religious paraphernalia from its on-campus chapel after getting a complaint from a Washington, D.C.-based group that advocates...

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Irish Police Launch Investigation Into Stephen Fry’s Alleged Blasphemy

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 6:00pm 5/7/2017 at 6:00pm
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English actor, writer, and comedian Stephen Fry, who is perhaps as well-known for his leftist politics and atheism as he is for Blackadder or A Bit of Fry and Laurie, has run afoul of Ireland’s 2009 blasphemy law.

Gardaí, the Irish Republic’s police, are investigating Fry for allegedly mocking Christianity on Irish...

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Sharpton Guest: Jesus was a “brown-skinned Palestinian man who understood he needed to resist”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/23/2017 at 2:30pm

Jesus: social justice warrior? Apparently so, if you believe Jacqui Lewis, senior minister of the very liberal Middle Collegiate Church in NYC. During her appearance on Al Sharpton’s MSNBC show this morning, Lewis described Jesus as a “brown-skinned Palestinian man who understood he needed to resist.”

The notion that Jesus was Palestinian...

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Holy Week look at Christianity by-the-numbers

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 9:00am 4/9/2017 at 9:00am

As Holy Week begins for Christians around the world, some intriguing information on the faith has been released by the Pew Research Center.

Christians remained the largest religious group in the world in 2015, making up nearly a third (31%) of Earth’s 7.3 billion people, according to a new Pew Research Center...

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Appeals Court Rules Texas School Board Can Pray Before Meetings

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 20, 2017 at 7:00pm 3/20/2017 at 7:00pm
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Back in 2015, the American Humanist Association (AHA) sued the Birdville School District, located near Fort Worth, TX, because school board members started their meetings with a prayer. The AHA said this violated the First Amendment “through its practicing of promoting Christian prayers.”

Former student Isaiah Smith brought the case to AHA...

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Do Democrats Have a Religion Problem?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 6, 2017 at 3:00pm 1/6/2017 at 3:00pm

The 2016 election exposed many cracks in the Democratic Party, not the least of which is their disconnection from the religious voter.

Former White House Advisor Michael Wear spoke to The Atlantic about the Democratic hostility towards religion and the religious:

There aren’t many people like Michael Wear in today’s Democratic Party. The...

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