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US Capitol Christmas Tree guidelines no longer ban religious ornaments, Christian group says
Wednesday December 6th, 2023 05:11:00 PM
A Christian advocacy group is celebrating what it claims is a "religious freedom victory" after the guidelines for submitting decorations for this year's U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree do not explicitly prohibit religious items as they have in previous years. 

Cosmopolitan defends abortion as satanic 'religious ritual,' calls satanism a 'nontheistic faith'
Tuesday December 5th, 2023 06:43:46 PM
One of the world’s most widely read women’s magazines says satanism is a “religion” that practices the “religious ritual” of abortion.

Kentucky VA facility yanks Bible from POW/MIA table after complaint: 'Tarantula on a wedding cake'
Tuesday December 5th, 2023 02:03:16 PM
Officials at a Department of Veterans Affairs facility in Lexington, Kentucky, reportedly removed a Bible from a memorial table for fallen service members and prisoners of war following a complaint from a nonprofit civil rights organization.

Oakland residents say effort to condemn Hamas is 'racist,' 'anti-Arab'
Monday December 4th, 2023 08:08:00 PM
One of California's most violent cities is calling for peace in the Middle East and the protection of innocent life, with some residents seemingly defending the actions of Hamas. 

Jewish groups sue UC Berkeley for 'longstanding, unchecked spread' of antisemitism
Monday December 4th, 2023 03:49:00 PM
A new lawsuit accuses the University of California Berkeley of a history of allowing antisemitism to go “unchecked” on campus, culminating in a surge of violence and harassment against Jewish students following Hamas’ Oct. 7 terrorist attack.

Pro-life Christian nonprofits sue Washington state AG over private records investigation
Monday December 4th, 2023 01:49:18 PM
Two Christian pro-life nonprofits have sued Washington Attorney General Robert Ferguson, accusing his office of unlawfully investigating their private records.

Man pleads guilty to firebombing Wisconsin pro-life group office after Supreme Court leak
Monday December 4th, 2023 01:15:44 PM
A 29-year-old Wisconsin man, Hridindu Sankar Roychowdhury, has pleaded guilty to the May 2022 firebombing of a Madison office building. Roychowdhury, also of Madison, admitted to attempting to cause damage by means of fire or an explosive.

Hamas hostage Guy Iluz, son of American mother, among 6 hostages found dead
Sunday December 3rd, 2023 01:49:03 PM
The tragic fate of six Israeli hostages, including Guy Iluz, a 26-year-old soundman who attempted to escape Hamas, has been confirmed.

A record nearly 50,000 Americans, mostly men, died by suicide in 2022
Friday December 1st, 2023 08:36:00 PM
Nearly 50,000 Americans committed suicide in 2022, the "highest number ever recorded in the United States," according to provisional data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which shows that the majority of suicides were men. 

Televangelist Mark Barclay’s son-in-law accused of criminal sexual conduct with person under 13
Friday December 1st, 2023 06:53:12 PM
The Rev. James Randolph, a minister with Living Word International Church in Midland, Michigan, and the son-in-law of televangelist Mark Barclay of Mark Barclay Ministries, has been charged with several counts of criminal sexual conduct, including one allegedly involving a person younger than 13.

Over 130 abortion clinics have closed since 2022: Operation Rescue
Friday December 1st, 2023 01:11:00 PM
More than 130 abortion facilities in the United States have closed down since last year, with nearly 50 shuttering so far in 2023, a new report by the pro-life organization Operation Rescue suggests. 

Pastor charged after one of his sons accidentally shoots his brother
Thursday November 30th, 2023 10:12:05 PM
A North Carolina pastor is facing criminal charges after one of his young sons accidentally shot his brother. 

Ex-CIA head Michael Hayden: Gun-toting Christian 'no different' than Hamas suicide bomber
Thursday November 30th, 2023 07:34:24 PM
A former director of the Central Intelligence Agency took to social media days before the Thanksgiving holiday to endorse a comparison between a Bible-bearing, gun-toting American Christian and a heavily armed Hamas suicide bomber.

Texas man sentenced to 10 years for setting synagogue on fire in anti-Semitic hate crime
Thursday November 30th, 2023 03:11:00 PM
A Texas man was sentenced to 10 years in prison plus three years of supervised release on Wednesday for attempting to burn down a synagogue in an anti-Semitic attack.

No arrests yet after pastor is shot dead in front of 100 witnesses
Wednesday November 29th, 2023 10:47:18 PM
Nearly six months after Pastor Jonathan Frazier of Roam Ministry in Orlando, Florida, was shot dead in front of nearly 100 people during an event at his church that he also operated as a banquet hall, police are yet to arrest a suspect and his family is frustrated.

Pastor of historic Georgia church charged with possession of mushrooms, MDMA, other drugs
Wednesday November 29th, 2023 07:59:22 PM
Officials at the historic St. John Baptist Church in Savannah, Georgia, remained tight-lipped Wednesday about the recent arrest of their pastor for possession of controlled substances and the use of drug-related objects during a traffic stop on U.S. Highway 80.

Vermont blocked Christian school from tuition, sports programs due to LGBT beliefs: lawsuit
Wednesday November 29th, 2023 05:49:00 PM
A Christian school is suing the state of Vermont for excluding it from participating in a state tuition program and school athletics because of its religious beliefs regarding sexual orientation and gender identity. 

Carlton Pearson’s life to be celebrated at multiple churches including Transformation Church
Wednesday November 29th, 2023 05:27:27 PM
Despite being ostracized in life by many traditional churches after he rejected the orthodox idea of Hell at the height of his work as a pastor, multiple churches, including Transformation Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma, will celebrate the life of former megachurch Pastor Bishop Carlton Pearson, who died on Nov. 19 after a brief battle with cancer.

Instagram Reels exposing kids to ‘overtly sexual content’ next to Disney ads: report
Wednesday November 29th, 2023 03:29:51 PM
A new report suggests Instagram is serving up “risqué footage” of children and “overtly sexual adult videos” to younger users.

This is how much money a majority of Americans say can buy their happiness
Wednesday November 29th, 2023 02:03:35 PM
In her 2007 book The How of Happiness Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside, Sonja Lyubomirsky describes happiness as “the experience of joy, contentment, or positive well-being, combined with a sense that one’s life is good, meaningful, and worthwhile.” And there is a set amount of money that a majority of Americans believe can buy them just that a new study shows.

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