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Author: Bob Kellogg
Published: Thu, 23 Feb 2017

Title: Va. gov. vetoes Tebow bill, bans homeschool athletes LINK

Description: Homeschool athletes in Virginia desiring to compete for their local public high schools have effectively been banned from playing with teams after Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D.-Va.) vetoed the “Tebow bill” for the third consecutive year.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Thu, 23 Feb 2017

Title: On the horizon: GOP's 'repeal-and-replace' plan LINK

Description: On Wednesday the Trump administration – to the delight of many parents and conservatives – rolled back the Obama administration's directive on allowing transgender students to use bathrooms of the opposite biological sex.

Author: Charlie Butts,Bob Kellogg
Published: Thu, 23 Feb 2017

Title: Teen Vogue vs. an articulate teen LINK

Description: A liberal magazine that targets teen girls figured it would make light of abortion – but a 16-year-old teenager hit back with an online video. 

Author: Charlie Butts,Billy Davis
Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Title: Teacher calls students 'cretins' for inviting her to church LINK

Description: An atheist teacher is under investigation by a Florida public school district after calling students “cretins” – meaning stupid persons – for inviting her to church.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Title: Mehlman: Immigration fight really about law & order LINK

Description: A pro-border enforcement group says President Donald Trump's immigration directives are really nothing more than a return to legal immigration policies before Barack Obama became president. 

Author: Chad Groening
Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Title: Obama, Islamists forcing mosque on Christian refugees LINK

Description: A left-wing organization is pointing out that Scott Pruitt failed to mention mention climate change in his first speech to the EPA, and a climate change skeptic says it's about time. 

Author: Chris Woodward
Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Title: FOX challenged on 'The Mick' LINK

Description: A television watchdog says the FOX network is acting irresponsibly by airing a new sitcom – rated as appropriate for minors – that routinely features minors using foul language and involved in sexually suggestive situations.

Author: Bill Bumpas
Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Title: Schooling a 'supreme leader' on world history LINK

Description: Iran's leader can talk and bluster all he wants, says the head of a messianic Jewish ministry, but he can't destroy the State of Israel.   

Author: Chad Groening
Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Title: Praise for Trump's changes to immigration policy LINK

Description: Al Gore may beg to differ, but his plans to save the planet from a cataclysmic environmental disaster will cause more harm than good. 

Author: Chris Woodward
Published: Tue, 21 Feb 2017

Title: Ordinance puts special protections on abortion LINK

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Author: Bob Kellogg
Published: Thu, 23 Feb 2017

Title: Va. gov. vetoes Tebow bill, bans homeschool athletes LINK

Description: Homeschool athletes in Virginia desiring to compete for their local public high schools have effectively been banned from playing with teams after Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D.-Va.) vetoed the “Tebow bill” for the third consecutive year.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Thu, 23 Feb 2017

Title: On the horizon: GOP's 'repeal-and-replace' plan LINK

Description: On Wednesday the Trump administration – to the delight of many parents and conservatives – rolled back the Obama administration's directive on allowing transgender students to use bathrooms of the opposite biological sex.

Author: Charlie Butts,Bob Kellogg
Published: Thu, 23 Feb 2017

Title: Teen Vogue vs. an articulate teen LINK

Description: A liberal magazine that targets teen girls figured it would make light of abortion – but a 16-year-old teenager hit back with an online video. 

Author: Charlie Butts,Billy Davis
Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Title: Teacher calls students 'cretins' for inviting her to church LINK

Description: An atheist teacher is under investigation by a Florida public school district after calling students “cretins” – meaning stupid persons – for inviting her to church.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Title: Mehlman: Immigration fight really about law & order LINK

Description: A pro-border enforcement group says President Donald Trump's immigration directives are really nothing more than a return to legal immigration policies before Barack Obama became president. 

Author: Chad Groening
Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Title: Obama, Islamists forcing mosque on Christian refugees LINK

Description: A left-wing organization is pointing out that Scott Pruitt failed to mention mention climate change in his first speech to the EPA, and a climate change skeptic says it's about time. 

Author: Chris Woodward
Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Title: FOX challenged on 'The Mick' LINK

Description: A television watchdog says the FOX network is acting irresponsibly by airing a new sitcom – rated as appropriate for minors – that routinely features minors using foul language and involved in sexually suggestive situations.

Author: Bill Bumpas
Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Title: Schooling a 'supreme leader' on world history LINK

Description: Iran's leader can talk and bluster all he wants, says the head of a messianic Jewish ministry, but he can't destroy the State of Israel.   

Author: Chad Groening
Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Title: Praise for Trump's changes to immigration policy LINK

Description: Al Gore may beg to differ, but his plans to save the planet from a cataclysmic environmental disaster will cause more harm than good. 

Author: Chris Woodward
Published: Tue, 21 Feb 2017

Title: Ordinance puts special protections on abortion LINK

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Author: Bob Kellogg
Published: Thu, 23 Feb 2017

Title: Va. gov. vetoes Tebow bill, bans homeschool athletes LINK

Description: Homeschool athletes in Virginia desiring to compete for their local public high schools have effectively been banned from playing with teams after Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D.-Va.) vetoed the “Tebow bill” for the third consecutive year.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Thu, 23 Feb 2017

Title: On the horizon: GOP's 'repeal-and-replace' plan LINK

Description: On Wednesday the Trump administration – to the delight of many parents and conservatives – rolled back the Obama administration's directive on allowing transgender students to use bathrooms of the opposite biological sex.

Author: Charlie Butts,Bob Kellogg
Published: Thu, 23 Feb 2017

Title: Teen Vogue vs. an articulate teen LINK

Description: A liberal magazine that targets teen girls figured it would make light of abortion – but a 16-year-old teenager hit back with an online video. 

Author: Charlie Butts,Billy Davis
Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Title: Teacher calls students 'cretins' for inviting her to church LINK

Description: An atheist teacher is under investigation by a Florida public school district after calling students “cretins” – meaning stupid persons – for inviting her to church.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Title: Mehlman: Immigration fight really about law & order LINK

Description: A pro-border enforcement group says President Donald Trump's immigration directives are really nothing more than a return to legal immigration policies before Barack Obama became president. 

Author: Chad Groening
Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Title: Obama, Islamists forcing mosque on Christian refugees LINK

Description: A left-wing organization is pointing out that Scott Pruitt failed to mention mention climate change in his first speech to the EPA, and a climate change skeptic says it's about time. 

Author: Chris Woodward
Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Title: FOX challenged on 'The Mick' LINK

Description: A television watchdog says the FOX network is acting irresponsibly by airing a new sitcom – rated as appropriate for minors – that routinely features minors using foul language and involved in sexually suggestive situations.

Author: Bill Bumpas
Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Title: Schooling a 'supreme leader' on world history LINK

Description: Iran's leader can talk and bluster all he wants, says the head of a messianic Jewish ministry, but he can't destroy the State of Israel.   

Author: Chad Groening
Published: Wed, 22 Feb 2017

Title: Praise for Trump's changes to immigration policy LINK

Description: Al Gore may beg to differ, but his plans to save the planet from a cataclysmic environmental disaster will cause more harm than good. 

Author: Chris Woodward
Published: Tue, 21 Feb 2017

Title: Ordinance puts special protections on abortion LINK

Description: The results of a new nationwide poll reveal that Americans believe President Donald Trump is more trustworthy than the news media.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Tue, 21 Feb 2017

News from Christian News Wire 24 February 2017



Christian Newswire: Religious Liberties / Persecution
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Peter Sprigg Testifies Before New Hampshire House of Representatives
LINK Contact: J.P. Duffy or Alice Chao, 866-FRC-NEWS, 866-372-6397  WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Yesterday Peter Sprigg, Senior Fellow for Policy Studies at Family Research Council, testified before the New Hampshire House of Representatives against H.B. 587, a bill to prohibit minors from seeking the help of a licensed counselor to deal with unwanted same-sex attractions and H.B. 478, a bill providing special rights on the basis of gender identity which Source: Family Research Council

What's Wrong with Slavery and Rape?
LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

International Religious Freedom Garners Bipartisan Support in Congress
LINK 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative releases IRF Congressional Scorecard

Evangelist Alveda King: Roe Dies; First Lady Prays; Evangelist Dreams
LINK Contact: Leslie Palma, 347-286-7277

What Do We Know About Refugees?
LINK Contact: Lisa Jones, Christian Freedom International, 800-323-2273

AUL Notes Science Backs Up Judge Gorsuch in Obamacare Ruling
LINK "Judge Neil Gorsuch had science and the law on his side when he addressed the life-ending properties of drugs mandated by Obamacare," noted AUL's Deanna Wallace. Contact: Americans United for Life, 202-289-1478, press@aul.org WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Americans United for Life Acting President and Senior Counsel Clarke Forsythe said that AUL supports the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, in part, because of his sound legal analysis in Source: Americans United for Life

Islamic Terror and Christianity: Are All Religions Equally Violent?
LINK A study of ancient Islam shows they are not. See new documentary: "What Would Muhammad Do?"Link for Press to view "What Would Muhammad Do" is www.WWMD.com (use code MediaPreview001)Contact: Randall Terry, 304-289-3700MEDIA ADVISORY, Feb. 15, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Randall Terry is known worldwide as one of the most controversial Christian activists alive. The founder of Operation Rescue and pro-life leader, Mr. Terry has been arrested nearly 50 times for peaceful p Source: Society for Truth and Justice

Religious Liberty is Imperiled
LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

Macy's Case Conclusion Awaited
LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

NFL (Transgender Police) Threatens Texas
LINK Contact: 4 Winds Christian Athletics, 608-469-7956

Rubio Takes Senate Floor to Highlight Human Rights
LINK Contact: ChinaAid Media Team, 432-553-1080 cell, 888-889-7757, 432-689-6985, media@chinaaid.org WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Using information garnered from a meeting with a China Aid delegation, Marco Rubio recently took the Senate floor to highlight the suffering of two Christian human rights lawyers.PHOTO CAPTION NEEDEDAfter opening his speech with a celebration of the American freedom to agree with or openly resist governmental power, Rubio compared this situat Source: China Aid Association, Inc.

Evangelical Leader and Pastor Troubled and Concerned about President Trump's Attacking Nordstroms and Tone with His Tweets
LINK Contact: Rev. Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Rev. Patrick J. Mahoney pleads with Mr. Trump to build bridges and work with all American's to move our nation forward and reflect faith values of love and civility.Rev. Mahoney regularly leads prayer gatherings for President Trump and held a prayer and anointing service at the doorway of the U. S. Capitol building that Mr. Trump would walk through days later when he took t Source: Christian Defense Coalition

Appeals Court Revives Justice Tom Parker's Suit Against JIC
LINK Contact: Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Media@LC.org; Press Kit MONTGOMERY, Ala., Feb. 10, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Eleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals unanimously sided with Liberty Counsel's motion to send back to the trial court the legal challenge filed against the Judicial Inquiry Commission (JIC) by Alabama Supreme Court Associate Justice Tom Parker. The JIC's motion to dismiss the challenge was denied.

State of Georgia's $225,000 Payout to Pastor a Victory for Religious Freedom
LINK Contact: J.P. Duffy or Alice Chao, 866-FRC-NEWS, 866-372-6397 WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) is pleased to learn the news that First Liberty Institute has reached a settlement agreement between the State of Georgia and its client, Dr. Eric Walsh. First Liberty reported that the State of Georgia agreed to pay $225,000 to settle Dr. Walsh's religious discrimination lawsuit.

Supreme Court Wants to Hear More on Religious Counseling Case
LINK Contact: Brad Dacus, Pacific Justice Institute, 949-422-0395WASHINGTON, Feb. 9, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The U.S. Supreme Court may be closer to accepting review of a case with far-reaching implications for churches, religious counselors, and religious freedom. This week, the Court directed the State of California to respond to a Petition for Certiorari filed by Pacific Justice Institute on behalf of Christian counselors.  Each year, the Supreme Court grants review to abo Source: Pacific Justice Institute

SNAP Founder Quits in Disgrace
LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

Church Persecuted During Super Bowl 51 Community Outreach/Watch Party
LINK Contact: David Sheppard, Kingdom Footsteps United Ministries -- Church on the Go, 786-210-6158, info@churchonthego.org

A Clarion Call to President Trump
LINK More than 700 advocates sign letter regarding Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom

Ambassador to Israel Nominee is the Right Person for the Job
LINK Contact: Liberty Counsel, 407-875-1776, Media@LC.org; Press Kit WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- About 70 Christian leaders met on Tuesday with David Friedman, President Donald Trump's nominee as the U.S. Ambassador to Israel. "David Friedman is the right person to represent the United States to Israel," said Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel, President of Christians in Defense of Israel, and Founder and President of Covenant Journ Source: Liberty Counsel

Family Research Council Applauds Pres. Trump's Focus on Religious Freedom in Prayer Breakfast Speech
LINK Contact: J.P. Duffy or Alice Chao, Family Research Council, 866-372-6397 WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Yesterday morning, President Trump, in his remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast, said, "I will get rid of and totally destroy the Johnson Amendment and allow our representatives of faith to speak freely without fear and retribution. I will do that. Remember."The remarks follow a news conference held just the day before on Capitol Hi Source: Family Research Council

News from Christian Headlines:


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Title: Daughter of Martyred Missionary Jim Elliot: ‘His Life was Not Wasted’
Description: The daughter of martyred missionary Jim and Elizabeth Elliot recently spoke out about her father’s death and how she believes God was working even through that tragedy.

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Title: Kay Warren Shares Prophetic Vision She Received after Son’s Death
Description: Kay Warren, the wife of megachurch pastor Rick Warren, recently shared a vision she says God gave her after her son committed suicide.

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Title: Iraqi Forces Retake Mosul Airport Runway from ISIS
Description: Iraqi federal police forces, with the help of U.S. air support, took control of the Mosul International Airport runway from the Islamic State on Thursday.

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Title: Pro-Life Teen Criticizes Teen Magazine for Treating Abortion as ‘No Big Deal’
Description: A 16-year-old pro-life woman recently responded to an article published in the magazine Teen Vogue that suggests lighthearted gifts to buy for a friend who has undergone an abortion.

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Title: Christian Leaders Divided over Repeal of Transgender Bathroom Directive
Description: In the wake of that decision, Christian leaders had varying responses.

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Title: Trump Administration Rescinds Transgender Bathroom Directive
Description: The Trump administration has rescinded the Obama administration’s transgender bathroom directive for public schools.

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Title: Atheist Teacher under Investigation for Calling Christian Students Stupid
Description: An atheist teacher in Florida is under fire for calling her students “cretins” and complaining about them in an online forum.

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Title: Christian Website Claims World Will End in 2017
Description: A fundamentalist Christian website called Signs of the End Times claims that the world will end in 2017.

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Title: ‘Fixer-Upper’ Stars Consider Moving from Home State of Texas
Description: Chip and Joanna Gaines, the stars of the popular HG-TV show “Fixer Upper” recently said that they would consider leaving Texas and moving to a different state.

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Title: Trump Administration Wants to Do Away with Transgender Bathroom Directive
Description: White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Tuesday that the White House is working to repeal the guidelines that allow students to choose school restrooms that correspond with their gender identity.

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Title: Company Releases First Transgender Doll
Description: The Tonner Doll Company is planning to release its first transgender doll, based on a real-life transgender teenager.

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Title: Pennsylvania School District to Remove Ten Commandments Monument
Description: A Pennsylvania school district says it will remove a Ten Commandments monument after atheists filed a complaint.

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Title: Virginia Gov. Vetoes Bill Defunding Planned Parenthood
Description: Virginia’s gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed a bill that would have defunded abortion provider Planned Parenthood in the state.

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Title: Woman behind Roe v. Wade, Who Later Became Pro-Life Advocate, Dies
Description: The woman behind the controversial Roe v. Wade abortion case passed away this weekend at the age of 69.

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Title: First Lady Melania Trump Harshly Criticized for Recitation of the Lord's Prayer
Description: First Lady Melania Trump has been harshly criticized for her recitation of The Lord’s Prayer at a rally in Melbourne, Florida last week.

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