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Oklahoma Supreme Court Strikes Down Admitting Privileges Law as ‘Undue Burden’ on Abortion Access

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. The Oklahoma Supreme Court has struck down a state law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges at a local hospital, stating that the requirement places an undue burden on mothers access to abortion.Under the guise of the protection of womens health, [the law] creates an undue burden on a womans access to abortion, violating protected rights under our federal Constitution, wrote Justice Joseph Watt wrote on behalf of the court.Every woman in this country has a constitutionally protected right to choose whether to terminate her pregnancy before viability. This right is protected from undue interference from the [...]

Congress Passes ‘International Religious Freedom Act’ to Combat Persecution Worldwide

WASHINGTON Congress passed a bill this week that aims to give the White House and State Department improved tools to address religious persecution worldwide.TheFrank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Acthad been introduced in the House last year byRep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., and then in the Senate this year by Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. The bi-partisan-backed bill first passed the House in May and then came before the Senate this month, where it passed unanimously.It is named after former Congressman Frank Wolf, who first helmed the International Religious Freedom Act in 1998, and is stated to expand upon his work.Marketing ConsultantAmerica [...]

Christians Are ‘Most Endangered Minority’ in the World, Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein Says

Christians have become the new Jews, as they are now the "the most endangered minority" in the world, says prominent Orthodox Jewish Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein. (Screengrab: CBN)Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein, director of interfaith affairs at the Simon Wiesenthal Center, talks with "The 700 Club" host Pat Robertson in December 2016.Adlerstein, who is the director of interfaith affairs at the Los Angeles-based Jewish human rights organization Simon Wiesenthal Center, was interviewedby televangelist Pat Robertson on CBN's "The 700 Club" this week about the dire need for American Christians to wake up and acknowledge the intense persecution that thousands of their brothers and [...]

Tullian Tchividijan’s Brother, Uncle Part of Ministry Statement Urging Reforms to Protect Against ‘Wolves’

The board of the organization GRACE (Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment), which includes the brother and uncle of Tullian Tchividijan, as well as the son of Ronald Reagan, has released a statement of grief overTchividijans sexual misconduct and is urging churches to implement reformation to protect againstwolves in their midst.The GRACE board is deeply disturbed about the revelations of sexual misconduct by TullianTchividjian. As an organization that deals with the abuse of Gods lambs and the damage silencecauses, we feel compelled to speak, the statement reads.As previously reported,Tchividijan, the grandson of Billy Graham, resigned from his role [...]

Time for Bible Study – Right After I Check Facebook Again!

To enjoy our website, you'll need to enable JavaScript in your web browser. Please click here to learn how. Dec 16, 2016 | 10:18 AM To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 videoread morehttp://www.christianpost.com/news/time-for-bible-study-right-after-i-check-facebook-again-172172/http://www.bpnews.net/ The Stone Builders Rejected

Dylann Roof Found Guilty of Killing 9 Black Christians During Bible Study at Historic Charleston Church

A federal jury on Thursday found avowed white supremacist Dylann Roof guilty on all counts for gunning down nine black parishioners at a historic church in Charleston, South Carolina, last year. (Photo: Reuters/Jason Miczek)Police lead suspected shooter Dylann Roof into the courthouse in Shelby, North Carolina, June 18, 2015. Roof, a 21-year-old with a criminal record, is accused of killing nine people at a Bible-study meeting in a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, in an attack U.S. officials are investigating as a hate crime.http://www.christianpress.com/ Twelve jurors deliberated for a little under two hours after six days of chilling [...]

Students Barred From Singing at Nativity Celebration After Atheists Threaten NC Schools

North Carolina's Wake County Public School System has responded to pressure from the Freedom From Religion Foundation, the nation's largest atheist legal group, by barring its school choirs from singing at a nativity event. (Photo: Reuters/Fabian Bimmer)Children look at a Nativity scene at the Christmas market in the harbour of Emden, Germany, November 27, 2013.religious news todayAs the The News & Observerreports, school choirs will no longer be allowed to sing at a Church of Latter-day Saints sponsored nativity celebration in Apex.FFRF staff attorney Patrick Elliot said in a statement that the secular group is celebrating the school district's decision."In [...]

Voicemail Threatening to ‘Drop a Bomb’ on a California Mosque Being Investigated

A California mosque received a message on their voicemail service Friday afternoon from an individual who threatened to drop a bomb on the mosque, community Muslim leaders said Monday.religion news service david gibsonentrepreneursThe incident at the Islamic Center of Tustin was reported to the Tustin Police Department on Sunday, said Sgt. Mike Van Cleve.It appears there was no caller ID on the call, he said. We took a report and are investigating.http://townhall.com/ A spokesman for the mosque did not return phone calls Monday.The voicemail is among several threats Southern California mosques have received over the past few weeks, said Hussam [...]

Meagan Good Says New ‘Foxy Brown’ Role Is God Answering Her Prayers

Actress Meagan Good insists her new project "Foxy Brown" is evidence of God answering her prayers. (Photo: Reuters/Danny Moloshok)Actress Meagan Good poses at The Hollywood Reporter's Annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast in Los Angeles, California December 9, 2015.The actress and her Hollywood executive husband, DeVon Franklin, who also serves as a minister, will be teaming up on the new Hulu series together. While Good will star in the series as the lead character, Foxy Brown, her husband will produce it with his company Franklin Entertainment.business news weeklyGood took to social media to announce the news by letting fans know she [...]

Voicemail Threatening to ‘Drop a Bomb’ on a California Mosque Being Investigated

A California mosque received a message on their voicemail service Friday afternoon from an individual who threatened to drop a bomb on the mosque, community Muslim leaders said Monday.The incident at the Islamic Center of Tustin was reported to the Tustin Police Department on Sunday, said Sgt. Mike Van Cleve.It appears there was no caller ID on the call, he said. We took a report and are investigating.business news dailyA spokesman for the mosque did not return phone calls Monday.The Stone Builders RejectedThe voicemail is among several threats Southern California mosques have received over the past few weeks, said Hussam [...]

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