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West Virginia's 1,000-Year Flood Kills 24 People
LINK Hundreds of people have been rescued and search and rescue teams were looking for more people on Saturday, said Tim Rock, spokesman for the state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.

Christian Mom Who Killed 2 Daughters as Husband Watched Had History of Mental Illness
LINK A Christian mother from Texas who was shot dead by police after she gunned down her two adult daughters in the street as her husband watched in horror last Friday allegedly had a history of mental illness, according to local law enforcement officials.

Ken Ham Slams Evolution-Supporting Christians for Following 'Religion of Death'
LINK Young-Earth Creationist Ken Ham, who is getting ready for the opening of the Ark Encounter in Kentucky on July 7, has accused Christians who support the theory of evolution for following a "religion of death."

Erskine Wildfire in Lake Isabella [MAPS]: Kern County; Latest Updates, Casualties and Progress
LINK Following the Erskine wildfire that ravaged more than 150 homes in central California, officials say that the death toll may be rising as investigation continues.

Naghmeh Abedini Tells Christians: My Family Found Jesus as Muslim Immigrants to America
LINK Naghmeh Abedini, the wife of formerly imprisoned American Pastor Saeed, says she and her family came to America as Muslim immigrants before converting to Christianity after witnessing the love of Jesus Christ exhibited by those who helped her.

Has Donald Trump Accepted Christ? James Dobson Says 'Yes'
LINK Dr. James Dobson, the founder of Focus on the Family, says Donald Trump has recently given his life to Jesus Christ, that the presumptive Republican nominee is now "a baby Christian," and therefore Christians should pray for him.

West Virginia Flood 2016 [MAP]: Casualties, Affected Areas and Latest Emergency Updates
LINK The number of casualties of the recent West Virginia Flood has reportedly risen to at least 26.

Pentagon to Investigate Veteran's Removal From Military Base for Referring to 'God' in Speech
LINK The Pentagon has launched an investigation to review the Air Force's actions against 33-year veteran Oscar Rodriguez, who was forcibly dragged away for giving a speech that included the word "God" at California's Travis Air Force base in April.

Pastor Robert Jeffress: Every Pastor, Christian Must Be Involved in Politics
LINK Pastor Robert Jeffress, leader of the influential 12,000-member First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, said every Christian and pastor must get involved in politics, and that "whenever there was a need for a great change it was pastors who led the way" in America.

Macy's 4th of July Fireworks 2016 in NYC -- Performers to Catch; Best and Worst Locations to Watch It
LINK It's been 40 years since Macy's began its annual fireworks display on the Fourth of July. This year, Fireworks Spectacular will be happening 8pm at the stretch of New York City's East River.

Erskine Wildfire in Lake Isabella [MAPS]: 2 Killed and 100+ Buildings Lost in Kern County; Latest Updates, Casualties and Progress
LINK Erskine Fire has been burning since Thursday. Around 2,000 people have been evacuated, two people were confirmed dead and 30,000 acres of land scorching in a blaze which cause is yet to be known. Kern Country has been declared to be in a state of emergency.

Catholic U Prof: There Is Really 'No Expectation' of Fidelity in Gay Marriages
LINK Catholic University of America professor Paul Sullins said Friday that there is no expectation of sexual faithfulness in many gay marriages, noting that studies have shown only a small minority of gay marriages are truly monogamous.

Betty Deas Clark Out as First Woman Pastor at Emanuel AME Church After Spurning White House for Orlando
LINK A week after she skipped the White House United States of Women summit to comfort survivors of the Orlando shooting, Betty Deas Clark, the first woman pastor appointed to the historic Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, where nine people were gunned down last June, has been reassigned.

'World's Deadliest Creature' Kills 750,000 People Annually but 'Shark Week' Gets All the Attention
LINK A Christian relief organization is launching an awareness week about the dangers of mosquitos, labeling the insects the "world's deadliest creature."

Teen Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba After Church Trip
LINK National and local health officials in North Carolina are investigating after a beloved Christian teenager died Sunday due to an infection from a rare brain-eating amoeba she might have contracted while rafting during a church trip at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte.

70 Muslim and Gay Groups Vow Solidarity After Orlando Shooting by Pro-ISIS Gunman
LINK Close to 70 Muslim and LGBT groups in America have come out with a joint statement in the wake of the Orlando massacre, the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history where a gunman killed 49 people at a gay nightclub, and vowed not to attack each other.

Ray Comfort: Christians Must Talk About Hell to Evangelize the Lost
LINK Even though the subject of Hell is not a pleasant topic to think about, street evangelist Ray Comfort says Christians must use it as part of their evangelism efforts so their pleas to skeptics have urgency.

Christina Grimmie Fans Want Nintendo to Name Legend of Zelda Character After Murdered Christian Singer
LINK Fans of murdered 22-year-old Christian singer and former "The Voice" contestant Christina Grimmie, who was fatally shot in the head by a crazed fan two Fridays ago in Orlando, Florida, are now pushing for Nintendo to name a character in the upcoming fantasy game Legend of Zelda in her honor.

Father Beats Son to Death in Word of Life Christian Church Session
LINK A 19-year-old teen was beaten to death during a counseling session by the family-run Word of Life Christian Church in New York.

Men Arrested for Heckling Joel Osteen at Lakewood Church Found Not Guilty
LINK Four of the six men arrested last year for heckling a worship service led by Pastor Joel Osteen at Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, were found not guilty.

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Title: Docs may bolt from merit-based Medicare LINK

Description: President Barack Obama's most recent action to establish a pro-LGBT national monument is recognized as something that helps to clarify his legacy once he leaves office in January.

Author: Charlie Butts
Published: Mon, 27 Jun 2016

Title: NEA: Oust religious freedom, welcome 'transgenderism' LINK

Description: Teachers unions across America are shunning Christianity and embracing the LGBT community, as the National Education Association is now pledging at least $70,000 to fight religious freedom bills and championing a gender-confused policy on bathrooms and locker rooms.

Author: Steve Jordahl
Published: Mon, 27 Jun 2016

Title: 'Transgenderism' shaking up America's schools LINK

Description: As so-called “transgender rights” continue to stir up major controversies for schools and parents across America, at least one conservative commentator is questioning how such a tiny group of people can be allowed to create such havoc for the entire nation.

Author: Bob Kellogg
Published: Mon, 27 Jun 2016

Title: ICC calls out India, Nepal for criminalizing Christians LINK

Description: A Christian human rights group is expressing frustration that India's prime minister is downplaying concerns about religious freedom.

Author: Bill Bumpas
Published: Mon, 27 Jun 2016

Title: SBC passes critical pro-Israel, anti-BDS resolution LINK

Description: A resolution promoting prayer and other support for Israel — that includes fighting the global anti-Semitic movement known as Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) — was passed by the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) at a crucial time, as nearly half of the states in America have passed similar pro-Israeli declarations opposing BDS since it launched more than a decade ago.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Mon, 27 Jun 2016

Title: Some Brits, some Yanks see eye to eye LINK

Description: A political analyst says concerns similar to those voiced by voters in the United Kingdom last week are driving voters in a rebellion on the other side of the Atlantic.

Author: Chad Groening,Steve Jordahl
Published: Mon, 27 Jun 2016

Title: A French missionary's focus amid diversity LINK

Description: A gun rights advocacy group is concerned about President Obama's recent threat of executive orders to impose his anti-gun agenda on the country.

Author: Chad Groening
Published: Sun, 26 Jun 2016

Title: Tragedy is no excuse to overstep LINK

Description: One country friendly to this nation objects to the United States' response to the recent attack in Orlando.

Author: Charlie Butts
Published: Sun, 26 Jun 2016

Title: UK imposes problematic test on Christians seeking asylum LINK

Description: Christians seeking to find asylum in Great Britain are facing a problematic and reportedly “bogus” quiz devised by the British government that is intended to weed out those who are truly persecuted from those faking mistreatment because of their professed conversion to Christianity.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Sun, 26 Jun 2016

Title: Feds admit they're not 'equal partners' with parents LINK

Description: After receiving a backlash from the homeschool community, the United States federal government is backing off its claim of having “equality with parents” when it comes to raising their children.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Sun, 26 Jun 2016

Title: 'March for Marriage' challenges WH transgender push LINK

Description: Pro-family advocates assembled in Washington, D.C., Saturday at the 2016 March for Marriage annual event to not only protest the anniversary of last year’s United States Supreme Court’s (SCOTUS) landmark decision to legalize same-sex “marriage” in all 50 states, but to fight the Obama administration’s aggressive pro-LGBT transgender bathroom equality directive.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Sun, 26 Jun 2016

Title: Tebow visits 'life-changed' ex-teammate shot at FL attack LINK

Description: Former professional and college football star Tim Tebow paid a visit to an Orlando, Florida, hospital to encourage his former high school football teammate, Rodney Sumter, who said he is “turning his life over to the Lord” after being shot three times by the jihadist shooter who killed 49 and wounded 53 at The Pulse ‘gay’ nightclub earlier this month.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Sat, 25 Jun 2016

Title: Obama's transgender restroom mandate bombs with voters LINK

Description: President Barack Obama’s transgender mandate to open restrooms and private facilities to the opposite sex at public schools and universities was opposed by a large majority of voters, according to a recent poll taken on the issue.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Sat, 25 Jun 2016

Title: ACLJ blasts Obama for not naming the enemy LINK

Description: President Barack Obama's most recent action to establish a pro-LGBT national monument is recognized as something that helps to clarify his legacy once he leaves office in January.

Author: Charlie Butts
Published: Mon, 27 Jun 2016

Title: NEA: Oust religious freedom, welcome 'transgenderism' LINK

Description: Teachers unions across America are shunning Christianity and embracing the LGBT community, as the National Education Association is now pledging at least $70,000 to fight religious freedom bills and championing a gender-confused policy on bathrooms and locker rooms.

Author: Steve Jordahl
Published: Mon, 27 Jun 2016

Title: 'Transgenderism' shaking up America's schools LINK

Description: As so-called “transgender rights” continue to stir up major controversies for schools and parents across America, at least one conservative commentator is questioning how such a tiny group of people can be allowed to create such havoc for the entire nation.

Author: Bob Kellogg
Published: Mon, 27 Jun 2016

Title: ICC calls out India, Nepal for criminalizing Christians LINK

Description: A Christian human rights group is expressing frustration that India's prime minister is downplaying concerns about religious freedom.

Author: Bill Bumpas
Published: Mon, 27 Jun 2016

Title: SBC passes critical pro-Israel, anti-BDS resolution LINK

Description: A resolution promoting prayer and other support for Israel — that includes fighting the global anti-Semitic movement known as Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) — was passed by the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) at a crucial time, as nearly half of the states in America have passed similar pro-Israeli declarations opposing BDS since it launched more than a decade ago.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Mon, 27 Jun 2016

Title: Some Brits, some Yanks see eye to eye LINK

Description: A political analyst says concerns similar to those voiced by voters in the United Kingdom last week are driving voters in a rebellion on the other side of the Atlantic.

Author: Chad Groening,Steve Jordahl
Published: Mon, 27 Jun 2016

Title: A French missionary's focus amid diversity LINK

Description: A gun rights advocacy group is concerned about President Obama's recent threat of executive orders to impose his anti-gun agenda on the country.

Author: Chad Groening
Published: Sun, 26 Jun 2016

Title: Tragedy is no excuse to overstep LINK

Description: One country friendly to this nation objects to the United States' response to the recent attack in Orlando.

Author: Charlie Butts
Published: Sun, 26 Jun 2016

Title: UK imposes problematic test on Christians seeking asylum LINK

Description: Christians seeking to find asylum in Great Britain are facing a problematic and reportedly “bogus” quiz devised by the British government that is intended to weed out those who are truly persecuted from those faking mistreatment because of their professed conversion to Christianity.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Sun, 26 Jun 2016

Title: Feds admit they're not 'equal partners' with parents LINK

Description: After receiving a backlash from the homeschool community, the United States federal government is backing off its claim of having “equality with parents” when it comes to raising their children.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Sun, 26 Jun 2016

Title: 'March for Marriage' challenges WH transgender push LINK

Description: Pro-family advocates assembled in Washington, D.C., Saturday at the 2016 March for Marriage annual event to not only protest the anniversary of last year’s United States Supreme Court’s (SCOTUS) landmark decision to legalize same-sex “marriage” in all 50 states, but to fight the Obama administration’s aggressive pro-LGBT transgender bathroom equality directive.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Sun, 26 Jun 2016

Title: Tebow visits 'life-changed' ex-teammate shot at FL attack LINK

Description: Former professional and college football star Tim Tebow paid a visit to an Orlando, Florida, hospital to encourage his former high school football teammate, Rodney Sumter, who said he is “turning his life over to the Lord” after being shot three times by the jihadist shooter who killed 49 and wounded 53 at The Pulse ‘gay’ nightclub earlier this month.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Sat, 25 Jun 2016

Title: Obama's transgender restroom mandate bombs with voters LINK

Description: President Barack Obama’s transgender mandate to open restrooms and private facilities to the opposite sex at public schools and universities was opposed by a large majority of voters, according to a recent poll taken on the issue.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Sat, 25 Jun 2016

Title: ACLJ blasts Obama for not naming the enemy LINK

Description: President Barack Obama's most recent action to establish a pro-LGBT national monument is recognized as something that helps to clarify his legacy once he leaves office in January.

Author: Charlie Butts
Published: Mon, 27 Jun 2016

Title: NEA: Oust religious freedom, welcome 'transgenderism' LINK

Description: Teachers unions across America are shunning Christianity and embracing the LGBT community, as the National Education Association is now pledging at least $70,000 to fight religious freedom bills and championing a gender-confused policy on bathrooms and locker rooms.

Author: Steve Jordahl
Published: Mon, 27 Jun 2016

Title: 'Transgenderism' shaking up America's schools LINK

Description: As so-called “transgender rights” continue to stir up major controversies for schools and parents across America, at least one conservative commentator is questioning how such a tiny group of people can be allowed to create such havoc for the entire nation.

Author: Bob Kellogg
Published: Mon, 27 Jun 2016

Title: ICC calls out India, Nepal for criminalizing Christians LINK

Description: A Christian human rights group is expressing frustration that India's prime minister is downplaying concerns about religious freedom.

Author: Bill Bumpas
Published: Mon, 27 Jun 2016

Title: SBC passes critical pro-Israel, anti-BDS resolution LINK

Description: A resolution promoting prayer and other support for Israel — that includes fighting the global anti-Semitic movement known as Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) — was passed by the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) at a crucial time, as nearly half of the states in America have passed similar pro-Israeli declarations opposing BDS since it launched more than a decade ago.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Mon, 27 Jun 2016

Title: Some Brits, some Yanks see eye to eye LINK

Description: A political analyst says concerns similar to those voiced by voters in the United Kingdom last week are driving voters in a rebellion on the other side of the Atlantic.

Author: Chad Groening,Steve Jordahl
Published: Mon, 27 Jun 2016

Title: A French missionary's focus amid diversity LINK

Description: A gun rights advocacy group is concerned about President Obama's recent threat of executive orders to impose his anti-gun agenda on the country.

Author: Chad Groening
Published: Sun, 26 Jun 2016

Title: Tragedy is no excuse to overstep LINK

Description: One country friendly to this nation objects to the United States' response to the recent attack in Orlando.

Author: Charlie Butts
Published: Sun, 26 Jun 2016

Title: UK imposes problematic test on Christians seeking asylum LINK

Description: Christians seeking to find asylum in Great Britain are facing a problematic and reportedly “bogus” quiz devised by the British government that is intended to weed out those who are truly persecuted from those faking mistreatment because of their professed conversion to Christianity.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Sun, 26 Jun 2016

Title: Feds admit they're not 'equal partners' with parents LINK

Description: After receiving a backlash from the homeschool community, the United States federal government is backing off its claim of having “equality with parents” when it comes to raising their children.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Sun, 26 Jun 2016

Title: 'March for Marriage' challenges WH transgender push LINK

Description: Pro-family advocates assembled in Washington, D.C., Saturday at the 2016 March for Marriage annual event to not only protest the anniversary of last year’s United States Supreme Court’s (SCOTUS) landmark decision to legalize same-sex “marriage” in all 50 states, but to fight the Obama administration’s aggressive pro-LGBT transgender bathroom equality directive.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Sun, 26 Jun 2016

Title: Tebow visits 'life-changed' ex-teammate shot at FL attack LINK

Description: Former professional and college football star Tim Tebow paid a visit to an Orlando, Florida, hospital to encourage his former high school football teammate, Rodney Sumter, who said he is “turning his life over to the Lord” after being shot three times by the jihadist shooter who killed 49 and wounded 53 at The Pulse ‘gay’ nightclub earlier this month.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Sat, 25 Jun 2016

Title: Obama's transgender restroom mandate bombs with voters LINK

Description: President Barack Obama’s transgender mandate to open restrooms and private facilities to the opposite sex at public schools and universities was opposed by a large majority of voters, according to a recent poll taken on the issue.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Sat, 25 Jun 2016

Title: ACLJ blasts Obama for not naming the enemy LINK

Description: A nationally recognized constitutional law group based in Washington, D.C., is blasting President Barack Obama for endangering the lives of millions of Americans by refusing to name the enemy after the home-grown Islamic terrorist attack at The Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, that killed 49 and wounded 53.

Author: Michael F. Haverluck
Published: Sat, 25 Jun 2016

News from Christian News Wire 28 June 2016



Christian Newswire: Religious Liberties / Persecution
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Privacy Coalition Plans Rally in Harrisburg to Voice Concerns with Governor Wolf's Bathroom Bills
LINK Contact: Carla D'Addesi, 484-253-6901

Nigeria: Dire Crisis Spawns Letter to President Obama
LINK Appoint Special Envoy for Nigeria & Lake Chad RegionContact: Lou Ann Sabatier, Communications Director, 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative, 703-216-2941, Lsabatier@21wilberforce.org WASHINGTON, June 24, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- The following letter was written by Randel Everett, President, 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative, and Frank R. Wolf, Distinguished Senior Fellow:

Family Research Council Hosts Panel Discussion, 'Obergefell v. Hodges: One Year Later'
LINK Contact: J.P. Duffy or Alice Chao, 866-FRC-NEWS or 866-372-6397; both with Family Research Council, media@frc.org  WASHINGTON, June 23, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Much has happened legally and culturally in the year since the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in Obergefell v. Hodges on June 26, 2015. While the ruling itself concerned same-sex marriage licenses, its implications for the family, the church, and religious liberty are profound.

Obama Rewrites, Violates Weldon Amendment
LINK Contact: Jeff Sagnip, 202-225-3765; chrissmith.house.gov

Evangelist Alveda King: What These Ears Heard Donald Trump Say
LINK Contact: Dianne Rogers, 615-414-8807

Ninth Circuit to Hear Argument on Counseling Restrictions Today
LINK Contact: Brad Dacus, Pacific Justice Institute, 916-719-9510SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 22, 2016 /Chistian Newswire/ -- Pacific Justice Institute is taking the next major step in challenging a law that restricts the constitutional rights of mental health providers and their clients, including ordained clergy and their parishioners.  The next major step in the litigation takes place today and members of the media are welcome to attend.

Obama Refuses to Protect Civil Rights of California Churches
LINK Contact: Jeff Sagnip, 202-225-3765; chrissmith.house.gov WASHINGTON, June 21, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- "Nearly two years after California imposed its draconian mandate that requires all insurance companies to pay for abortion the Obama Administration has reached a new low -- reinterpreting the Weldon amendment to allow the mandate to continue," said Rep. Chris Smith, Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Congressional Pro-Life Caucus. "This means that Californians, including ch Source: Congressman Chris Smith

Status of Copts in Egypt Remains Precarious Despite Positive Rhetoric of Egyptian Government
LINK Contact: Lindsay Vessey, Coptic Solidarity, 801-512-1713, coptadvocacy@copticsolidarity.org WASHINGTON, June 21, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity's 7th Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. entitled The Future of Egypt's Religious Minorities: Status of Copts after Two Revolutions affirmed the pressing need to protect the rights of the largest Christian minority in the Middle East, and the rights of aggrieved minority communities in the region as a whole. Coptic Solidari Source: Coptic Solidarity

Orlando Pastors Invited to Complimentary Private Luncheon and Off-The-Record Discussion
LINK Contact: Peggy Nienaber, National Clergy Council, 202-546-8329, peggy@faithandaction.org ORLANDO, Fla., June 17, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- The conservative-leaning National Clergy Council and the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Institute, both based in Washington, DC, will conduct a private conversation about the June 12 Pulse terrorist attack with Orlando area pastors during a complimentary luncheon at 11:30 AM on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at the Faith Christian Academy, 9307 Curry Ford Rd, Orlando F Source: National Clergy Council

Reaction to Terrorists Varies by Religion
LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

American Catholic Bishops Should Use Their Crosiers of Office in Trump-Clinton Presidential Battle, says John Snyder of Telum Associates
LINK Contact: John Snyder, Telum Associates, LL.C, 202-239-8005, gundean@gmail.com

Markey isn't Only Victims' Lobby Liar
LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

Ohio School District Sues Feds for Demanding that Students Have Access to Opposite-Sex Locker Rooms
LINK ADF attorneys represent Board of Education of Highland Local School DistrictAttorney sound bite:  Jim CampbellContact: Alliance Defending Freedom Media and Legal Communications Team, 480-444-0020COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 10, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing an Ohio school district filed suit Friday against the U.S. departments of Education and Justice for making federal educational funding dependent on students sharing overnight accomm Source: Alliance Defending Freedom

PA Catholic Lawmakers Cry Foul
LINK Contact: The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

Foundation: Follow Constitution, Not Federal Judge
LINK Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245

2016 March for Marriage Set for June 25 in Washington, DC
LINK Contact: Joseph Grabowski,

Coptic Solidarity Announces 7th Annual Conference Highlighting Inequality Faced by Coptic Christians
LINK Contact: Lindsay Vessey, Coptic Solidarity, 801-512-1713, coptadvocacy@copticsolidarity.org

Nigeria: Fractured and Forgotten
LINK Mother of Girl Kidnapped by Boko Haram to Speak in WashingtonContact: Lou Ann Sabatier, Communications Director, 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative, 703-216-2941, Lsabatier@21wilberforce.org WASHINGTON, June 7, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Mary*, whose daughter was kidnapped along with 275 other girls two years ago when Boko Haram terrorists raided the Chibok Government Secondary School, will speak out for the first time on June 9 at an event, "Nigeria: Fractured and Forgott Source: 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative

School Calls Sheriff to Stop 7-Year-Old from Handing Out Bible Verses
LINK Contact: Liberty Counsel, 800-671-1776, Media@LC.org, Press Kit

'Daily News' Hammers Catholic Church
LINK Contact: The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

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Title: North Korea Threatens U.S. Missionary over New Book
Description: Pyongyang warns other American detainees will suffer if Kenneth Bae doesn’t stop ‘babbling.'

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Title: For ’90s Teens, Free Condoms Led to More Pregnancies
Description: New study shows the pitfalls of condom distribution in high schools.

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Title: Brexit Ripple Effects Create Turbulence on Wall Street
Description: Stocks tumble after unprecedented decision, but supporters don’t expect long term downturn.

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Title: House Panel Uncovers Allegedly Illegal Fetal Tissue Trade in New Mexico
Description: Evidence suggests abortionists give baby body parts to the University of New Mexico in violation of state law.

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Title: Supreme Court Rules against Texas Pro-Life Law
Description: The Supreme Court has ruled against a Texas pro-life law that sought to protect women’s health and also prevented thousands of abortions.

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Title: PCA General Assembly Votes to Repent of Racism in the Church
Description: The Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) recently voted to repent of the sins of racism during their General Assembly meeting in Mobile, Alabama. LINK

Title: Pope Francis: Church Needs to Apologize, Seek Forgiveness from Gays
Description: Pope Francis recently said that Christians and the Roman Catholic Church should not only apologize to homosexuals for the way Christians have often treated them, but ask for their forgiveness as well. LINK

Title: Lebanon: 5 Dead in Christian-Targeted Suicide Attacks
Description: Suicide bombers hit a Christian village in Lebanon, killing at least five people and wounding 15 others.

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Title: Evangelicals and Refugees: Care First, Conversion Maybe Later
Description: Although evangelism is the lifeblood of evangelical Christians, some say service is too, and though both may drive their efforts as they reach refugees, care comes before — and, sometimes, without conversion.

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Title: Anglican Leader in Iraq Suspended in ISIS Funding Inquiry
Description: The Rev. Andrew White has been suspended with pay and his British charity placed under official investigation over allegations that money used to redeem sex slaves ended up in the hands of the Islamic State.

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Title: 'Free State of Jones' is a Movie Based on the Bible as Well as History LINK

Title: Men Acquitted of Charges after Disrupting Joel Osteen Sermon
Description: Four of six men who were accused of heckling megachurch pastor Joel Osteen while he preached a sermon have been acquitted. LINK

Title: James Dobson: Trump Has Accepted Christ, is 'a Baby Christian’
Description: James Dobson, a leading evangelical figure, has said that presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump has recently come to faith in Christ.

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Title: Tim Tebow Stars in New Reality TV Show
Description: Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is starring in a new reality TV show on Fox which emphasizes the value of giving back to others.

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Title: Evangelical Leaders Praise Britain’s Decision to Leave EU
Description: American evangelical leaders have praised Britain’s recent decision to leave the EU.


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