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Was Planned Parenthood's Hack Attack Orchestrated by Pro-Life 'Extremists' or Is It a PR Stunt?
LINK Planned Parenthood claimed this week that its website was hacked by "extremists," but some media outlets are asking questions regarding the validity of its allegations, even going so far as to call it a "PR stunt."
Confederate Flags Erected at MLK Center and Church in Atlanta; Police Considering Hate Crime Charges
LINK The MLK Center for Nonviolent Social Change and the Ebenezer Baptist Church were surrounded by four Confederate flags early in the morning Thursday and authorities are working to find the culprits. Surveillance cameras captured two white men laying the flags on the ground, and if the men are caught, police are considering hate crime charges.
Robert Jeffress, Virginia Christian Alliance Say Churchgoers Should 'Drop Out' of Boy Scouts
LINK As churches and Christian organizations weigh whether or not to continue participating in and sponsoring the Boy Scouts of America after it lifted a ban on openly gay scout leaders, a number of prominent evangelical figures are advising churchgoers to drop out and stop supporting the BSA altogether.
Is America a Christian Nation? New Poll Suggests Few Americans View the US as a Christian Country
LINK A LifeWay Research survey from earlier this week has found that only 19 percent of respondents consider America to be a Christian nation. Furthermore, more respondents felt the U.S. is a welcoming place for atheists than for Muslims.
Homeless in America: Lack of Jobs and Low Incomes Are Forcing American Families Into Poverty
LINK As the sun sets in New York, Manhattan's 23 million population drops to around 7 million as people head back home from work. For the city's homeless, however, it's a rush to find a shelter or safe home that can take them in for the night.
Planned Parenthood Abortionist Talks 'Intact Specimens' in 4th Undercover Video: Look, 'It's a Baby ... It's Another Boy'
LINK The Center for Medical Progress has released its fourth undercover video shining a light on Planned Parenthood's controversial aborted baby parts compensation practices, which purports to show a vice president of the organization negotiating a deal and discussing how to avoid legal consequences.
'The Floods Have Lifted Up Their Voice;' Sam Dubose's Grieving Christian Mother, Audrey Dubose Made America Listen to Psalm 93
LINK Racked with grief but buoyed by her faith, Audrey Dubose, the Christian mother of 43-year-old Samuel Dubose who was shot dead in the head by University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing during a traffic stop on July 19, said she declared Psalm 93 the day she heard her son had died. On Wednesday, she made America listen to it as she thanked God for revealing the truth about his death.
Satanic Temple Group Raising Money for On-Demand Abortions Echos Satanist History of 'Child Sacrifice,' Says Theologian
LINK A theologian, author and speaker says The Satanic Temple group's campaign to raise funds for on-demand abortions echos back to satanism's millennial history of "child sacrifice."
National Satanic Temple Rep Jex Blackmore Says Satan Is Not Real; Tells Christians 'Don't Waste Your Prayers on Us'
LINK Jex Blackmore, the national spokesperson for the Satanic Temple, which claims to have made up to 700 people sign over their souls to Satan at an event in Detroit, Michigan — billed the "largest public satanic ceremony in history" where a one-ton bronze statue of a goat-headed Baphomet was unveiled last Saturday — said Tuesday that the devil isn't real and advised Christians, "Don't waste your prayers on us."
Islamic State Threatens to Behead Statue of Liberty, Extend Its Territory to New York City
LINK The Islamic State is threatening to behead America's Statue of Liberty and even published a picture depicting a headless Lady Liberty holding their black flag of terror on Twitter.
Police Investigation Finds No Proof Bob Jones University Violated Mandatory Sex Crime Reporting Laws
LINK After an independent report released during the winter found that Bob Jones University officials discouraged victims of sexual assault from filing police reports, a months-long local South Carolina police department investigation found that there is insufficient evidence to prove that BJU violated any mandatory reporting laws.
Georgia School Disctrict Forced to Pay Atheist Group $22,500 in Lawsuit Over Coach-Led Team Prayers
LINK A public school district in Georgia will have to pay a humanist organization $22,500 through its insurance carriers after the organization sued the school system over allegations that local high school coaches led their teams in prayers and included biblical passages on official team log books and promotional banners.
Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinic Worker Reveals Graphic Horrors of 'Human Trafficking of Fetal Tissues'
LINK In the third installment of secret videos released by the Center for Medical Progress, a former StemExpress employee reveals the gory details of her on-the-job training in the procurement and sell of aborted babies' body parts.
Mormon Church, Largest Boy Scouts Sponsor, Says It Will 'Re-Evaluate' Participation Following Admittance of Gay Leaders
LINK The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has said it will be re-evaluating its long-standing participation in the Boy Scouts of America, following the latter's decision to end its blanket ban on openly gay adult leaders.
Christian Man Files Lawsuit Against Ford After Motor Company Fires Him for Saying Homosexuality Is 'Immoral'
LINK Thomas Banks, a contract engineer from Ypsilanti, Michigan, is suing Ford Motor Company for a wrongful termination in August 2014 after he made comments critical of homosexuality.
Ken Ham Says America's 20-Somethings Are Leading Country Into Downward Spiral, Blames Belief in Evolution
LINK Answers in Genesis CEO and President Ken Ham has said America is heading into a downward spiral, after taking a look at recent surveys pointing out the beliefs of the 20-somethings age group. The creationist blamed the belief in evolution for undermining the Bible.
Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards Compares Pro-Lifers to Murderers
LINK Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood, accused the Center for Medial Progress as being "part of the most militant wing of the anti-abortion movement," while asserting the pro-life group is linked to organizations that bomb clinics and murder doctors.
Fmr. Planned Parenthood Director Reveals Abortion Business Is Making $100 to $200 Profit Off Each Baby's Body Parts
LINK Abby Johnson, a pro-life activist and former Planned Parenthood director in Texas, says the nation's top abortion business is making a profit of $100 to $200 off each baby's recoverable tissue and organs they sell.
Satanic Temple Demands Followers Sign Contract Giving Their Souls to Satan Before Unveiling Satanic Statue in Detroit
LINK The Satanic Temple group reportedly presented followers who attended its unveiling of a Satanic statue in Detroit on Saturday with a contract that pledges their souls to Satan.
Pro-Lifers 'Anthropomorphize' Fetuses, Former Fetus Complains
LINK Pro-lifers are anthropomorphizing fetuses and embryos, Dr. Jen Gunter, a former fetus, former embryo and OB/GYN complained in a Thursday op-ed for The New Republic.
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Update: Knights of Columbus to Expand Humanitarian Assistance to Suffering Middle East Christians
LINK Details to be outlined at Knights' international convention next week in PhiladelphiaContact: Andrew Walther, 203-824-5412, email@example.com; Joseph Cullen, 203-415-9314, firstname.lastname@example.org; both with Knights of ColumbusNEW HAVEN, Conn., July 28, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- Having already donated more than $3 million in humanitarian aid to persecuted Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East, the Knights of Columbus will expand its efforts even further with a Source: Knights of Columbus
A Definable Case of Genocide: Islamic State's Ideology, Mission and Actions Toward Religious and Ethnic Minorities in Iraq
LINK Contact: Lou Sabatier, 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative, 703-216-2941
Defenders of the Pro-Life Movement to Host Chicago Skyline Dinner Cruise
LINK August 31 Celebration of Life, Family and Religious Liberty
World Congress of Families IX Announces New Additional Participants
LINK Religious leader, international choir are among the experts and advocates coming to S.L.CContact: Benjamin May, 202-413-0119, email@example.com; www.wcf9.org SALT LAKE CITY, July 21, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- The World Congress of Families (WCF) has announced four additional participants who will speak, influence, and entertain at the ninth World Congress of Families to be held Oct. 27-30, 2015, in Salt Lake City."To keep the momentum going, it is with great plea Source: World Congress of Families
Eighth Circuit Allows Religious Liberty Suit vs. Obamacare Abortion Pill Mandate
LINK Thomas More Society's lawsuit for Missouri State Senator Paul Wieland wins reversal on appeal
Thomas More Society Supports Critical Federal Appeal by Catholic Hospitals
LINK Longstanding, agency-approved exemption of religious hospitals from federal pension law had been overturned, threatening Dignity Health chain of U.S. hospitals with ruinous penalties
World Congress of Families Answers Attacks and Misinformation in New Report
LINK Contact: Benjamin May, World Congress of Families, 202-413-0119, firstname.lastname@example.org; www.wcf9.org ROCKFORD, Ill., July 14, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- The World Congress of Families (WCF) today released "A Call for Civil Dialogue and Constructive Engagement," a twenty-eight page report that corrects, in detail, a barrage of negative and unwarranted attacks on the WCF initiated primarily by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), particularly afte Source: World Congress of Families
Gay Marriage, Abortion, and other Social Ills the Result of Slide Towards Immoral Atheism, Author Says
LINK Contact: Anthony Horvath, 202-697-4623, email@example.com
Howard Center President Allan Carlson to Retire
LINK Contact: Larry Jacobs, The Howard Center, 815-964-5819, firstname.lastname@example.org
Six Million Christians to Demand Apology from NBCUniversal
LINK Contact: Rev. William Keller, Liveprayer.com, 727-420-7005
New Book Tells the Whole Truth About Socialized Medicine and Obamacare
LINK Contact: Colin Gunn, 254-741-0132, colin@ColinGunn.com
Chief Justice Roy Moore Says Supreme Court Justices Can be Impeached
LINK Contact: Staff@VoiceOfResistance.com
Removal of Fr. Serra Statue Postponed
LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, email@example.com
Millions Reclaim the USA for God on July 4th and All Month
LINK Contact: Rev. Steven Andrew, USA Christian Ministries, 877 537-8734
'One Generation Away' Wins ICVM Crown Award on Heels of Supreme Court Decision
LINK Film Examines the Changing Face of Religious Liberty in America Today
IRD: United Church of Christ Votes to Divest from Israel
LINK "This divestment action will contribute nothing to peace or reconciliation. To the extent it is heeded at all, it will encourage radical enemies of peace to believe that Israel's Christian friends will turn against Israel. They will be greatly mistaken." -- Mark Tooley, IRD President
National Religious Liberties Conference Scheduled November 6,7, 2015
LINK Contact: Kevin Swanson, 303-646-3525, firstname.lastname@example.org; www.Freedom2015.org
Sports Minister: Homosexuals and Atheists to Work Together to Stop Christian Non-Profits
LINK Contact: 4 WINDS, 608-469-7956
A Pastoral Call to Holy Christian Matrimony
LINK Contact: Rev. CJ Conner, 620-255-9597
Evangelical Church Alliance Statement on Supreme Court Opinion on Same-Sex Marriage
LINK Contact: Dr. Robert H. Turrill, Evangelical Church Alliance, 815-937-0720
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