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Hunt for Cop Killers in Chicago Suburb Continues as Rhetoric and Attacks on Law Enforcement Officers Intensifies
LINK Law enforcement has expanded their search for three suspects they believe killed a veteran police officer northeast of Chicago.

Pope Francis' Chair for Special Mass Built by Day Laborers Unveiled at NYC's Madison Square Garden
LINK A chair fit for the pope and made by a group of day laborers has been unveiled at New York City's Madison Square Garden, where Francis is scheduled to lead about 20,000 people in mass later this month.

Josh Duggar Missing From Christian Treatment Center's Mandatory Church Services; Questions Raised About His Whereabouts
LINK Former Christian reality television star and former social conservative activist Josh Duggar has reportedly not attended mandatory church services that are included in the rehabilitation program that he's believed to be enrolled in after it came to light that he cheated on his wife and allegedly twice paid to have sex with a porn star.

Beloved Evangelist, Pilot William Carlson Pergerson Killed in Plane Crash on Way Home
LINK A longtime pilot and Seventh-day Adventist evangelist, William Carlson Pergerson II, 48, of Berrien Springs, Michigan, died a fiery death on his way home last Thursday when his kit-built Long-EZ plane that he was flying exploded in a ball of fire. Pergerson, a married father of two, was flying alone.

Ken Ham Says 'Christian Intolerance' in America Is Growing, Argues Judges Should Have Right to Deny Gay Couples Marriage
LINK Answers in Genesis CEO and President Ken Ham has said that intolerance toward conservative Christians in America is growing, pointing to the legalization of gay marriage, and argued that contrary to an opinion from the Supreme Court of Ohio, judges should be allowed to refuse to perform such marriages if they go against their beliefs.

1-Y-O Infant Left in Hot Car at Baltimore Church Parking Lot by Foster Mother Dies From Cardiac Arrest
LINK Police are investigating the death of a 13-month-old child who was found dead in a hot car by her foster mother at a Maryland church parking lot.

Pope Francis to Tour New York's Central Park; Mayor de Blasio Praises Pontiff's 'Historic Visit' to 3 US Cities
LINK New York residents will get the chance to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis later this month during his U.S. tour which will include a procession through the city's iconic Central Park.

Pastor Saeed Abedini Letter-Writing Campaign Pleads With UN Head to Demand American's Release
LINK A letter-writing campaign launched by the American Center for Law and Justice is calling on U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the U.N. General Assembly meeting in New York later in September, and ask him for the release of imprisoned American citizen Pastor Saeed Abedini.

Storm Erika update: Hundreds displaced in Dominica, Carolinas drenched, flooding risk announced from Florida to Georgia
LINK Just when the calm after the storm seemed to be on its way, Erika has yet another round to fight as flooding risks in Florida and Georgia were recently announced.

Storm Erika update: Hundreds displaced in Dominica, Carolinas drenched, flooding risk announced from Florida to Georgia
LINK Just when the calm after the storm seemed to be on its way, Erika has yet another round to fight as flooding risks in Florida and Georgia were recently announced.

Mom who left her 2-month-old baby in shopping cart gets social media divided
LINK Cherish Peterson's "mistake" of leaving her 2-month-old baby in a shopping cart outside a grocery store in Arizona has put a wall in the midst of social media users.

Kentucky clerk defies court, cites God, refuses to hand out licenses for same-sex marriages
LINK Kentucky clerk Kim Davis continues to defy court and remains firm in her stand that she refuses to hand out same-sex marriage licenses "under God's authority."

Video Shows Apparent Affair Between Former President of Christian University Jimmy Epting and Woman Named 'Kelly'
LINK When North Greenville University in Tigerville, South Carolina, surprisingly announced their beloved President Jimmy Epting would retire from his position earlier this year, they cited health concerns as the motive behind the decision.

Over 150 High Schoolers Stage Walkout Protest After Trans Student Seeks to Use Girls' Locker Room
LINK Over 150 students at a Missouri high school walked out of class Monday and staged a two-hour protest to voice their disapproval with a transgender student's request to use the girls' locker room to change for her physical education class.

Center for Medical Progress Releases 9th Video in Planned Parenthood Baby Parts Scandal
LINK Anti-abortion outfit The Center for Medical Progress released a ninth video Tuesday on the Planned Parenthood baby parts scandal focusing on the organization's relationship with Advanced Bioscience Resources, a company that has reportedly harvested and sold fetal body parts at Planned Parenthood clinics longer than any other entity.

Ex-Lesbian Rapper Jackie Hill-Perry Says the Church Needs to Dig Deeper While Ministering to Gays
LINK Jackie Hill-Perry, a Christian rapper who identifies as a former lesbian, recently explained why she thinks the leadership around her was effective in counseling to her as a homosexual and believes the church needs to look deeper than just a person's sexuality when it comes to ministering to gays.

Franklin Graham Calls Univ. of Tennessee's Transgender Pronouns 'Ze' and 'Zir' Advisory 'Ridiculous'
LINK Leading evangelist Franklin Graham took to Facebook last Friday to voice his disapproval with the University of Tennessee's new practice of encouraging students and faculty to use gender-neutral pronouns like "ze" and "zir" instead of gender specific pronouns like "she" and "her."

Christian Minister R.C. Sproul Jr. Is Suspended After Confessing Visit to Ashley Madison in 'Moment of Weakness'
LINK R.C. Sproul Jr., son of Robert Charles Sproul, a noted Reformed theologian and founder of the international Christian organization, Ligonier Ministries, revealed Monday that he visited the controversial spouse-cheating Ashley Madison website in a "moment of weakness" last year and has been suspended by the board of Ligonier Ministries for it.

Pastor Getting Ready to Celebrate Birthday Dies After He Accidentally Shoots Himself While Cleaning His Gun
LINK A week of celebration turned to shock and despair for a North Carolina church Saturday when their beloved pastor, who they had toasted earlier in the week and was getting ready to celebrate his birthday, wedding anniversary and the founding of his church, accidentally shot himself in the chest as he cleaned his gun at home.

Atheist Bill Maher Asks Catholic Rick Santorum: 'How Am I on the Pope's Side and You're Not?'
LINK HBO host Bill Maher challenged GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum in an interview on his show on Friday to explain why Maher, as an atheist, backs Pope Francis in his stance on climate change and why Santorum, as a Roman Catholic, does not.

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OneNewsNow.com Front Page StoriesLINK Front Page Stories
'Fundamentally transforming' our public schoolsLINK

<span>A recent poll shows that both teachers and parents oppose the Obama administration's controversial race-based discipline rules in the classrooms. </span>

Bob KelloggWed, 02 Sep 2015
Miley and MTV an 'offensive' combination, says PTCLINK

Parents Television Council is ripping MTV for valuing controversy over quality at its awards show on Sunday night.

Bill BumpasWed, 02 Sep 2015

LA back from dead as U.S. candidate for 2024 OlympicsLINK <p class="ap-story-p">LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles is the official U.S. nominee for the 2024 Olympic games - a dramatic turnaround for a city that just two months ago was considered out of the running.

Associated PressWed, 02 Sep 2015

'Gun control,' liberal speak for 'confiscation'LINK

A longtime political leader says the Left is once again using a horrific shooting to push for the confiscation of firearms in the United States.  

Chad GroeningWed, 02 Sep 2015

Climatologist: Obama peddling a non-issueLINK

President Obama continues to sound the alarm over what he calls "climate change" or "global warming," but one expert on climatology says there's really nothing to be alarmed about.

Chris WoodwardTue, 01 Sep 2015

Up Network pleased with 'Ties that Bind'LINK

A TV network known for broadcasting family-friendly programming is seeing early success with its first original family drama series.  

Bill BumpasTue, 01 Sep 2015

No settlement: Goodell, Brady await 'Deflategate' rulingLINK <p class="ap-story-p">NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks between the NFL and its players union Monday before a judge announced he would decide the dispute over deflated footballs with a ruling in a day or two.

Associated PressTue, 01 Sep 2015

When voters hear 'Hillary' and think 'liar'...LINK

A political analyst says Vice President Joe Biden would be a more formidable candidate than Hillary Clinton for Republicans next November.

Chad GroeningTue, 01 Sep 2015

'Line items' add up to big haul for abortion giantLINK

The Center for Medical progress is again calling for prosecutions with the release of another video exposing the sale of body parts of aborted babies.

Charlie ButtsTue, 01 Sep 2015

Atheists learn 'Big Mountain Jesus' tough hill to climbLINK

An atheist group has been told that having a religious monument on government land doesn't mean government endorsement of religion. 

Charlie ButtsTue, 01 Sep 2015

Support for Common Core slippingLINK

Recent polls from Education Next and Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup show Common Core continues to lose favor among some groups.

Bob KelloggTue, 01 Sep 2015

From 'medically unqualified' to a 'civil right'LINK

A military watchdog says there's no rational reason for the Pentagon to allow so-called "transgendered" people to serve in the U.S. military.

Chad GroeningTue, 01 Sep 2015

Pro-Israel activists react to immigrant-swamped EuropeLINK

Europe's growing immigrant crisis means the continent could grow even more hostile to Jews, forcing more of them to immigrate to Israel.

Chad GroeningMon, 31 Aug 2015

Supporters of Michigan cross holding out hopeLINK

A court order banning a cross in a Michigan city park won't be the final say.

Charlie ButtsMon, 31 Aug 2015

A prediction from Judicial Watch about 'Servergate' LINK

A conservative watchdog group predicts that Hillary Clinton could be forced to give up her presidential bid. 

Chad GroeningMon, 31 Aug 2015

Hearts were harvested from live aborted babiesLINK

A well-recognized adult stem cell researcher is adding her expertise to undercover videos of the harvesting of aborted baby body parts at Planned Parenthood abortion clinics. 

Charlie ButtsMon, 31 Aug 2015

Cruz, Trump getting chummy?LINK

A conservative political analyst thinks Ted Cruz is laying the groundwork to be in the good graces of Donald Trump's backers should support for the GOP front-runner falter.

Chad GroeningMon, 31 Aug 2015

Rain or shine (or snow), free speech guaranteedLINK

The Rutherford Institute will continue to seek justice for a protester who thought the U.S. Constitution would protect his rights. 

Charlie ButtsMon, 31 Aug 2015

OneNewsNow.com Front Page StoriesLINK Front Page Stories
'Fundamentally transforming' our public schoolsLINK

<span>A recent poll shows that both teachers and parents oppose the Obama administration's controversial race-based discipline rules in the classrooms. </span>

Bob KelloggWed, 02 Sep 2015

Miley and MTV an 'offensive' combination, says PTCLINK

Parents Television Council is ripping MTV for valuing controversy over quality at its awards show on Sunday night.

Bill BumpasWed, 02 Sep 2015

LA back from dead as U.S. candidate for 2024 OlympicsLINK <p class="ap-story-p">LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles is the official U.S. nominee for the 2024 Olympic games - a dramatic turnaround for a city that just two months ago was considered out of the running.

Associated PressWed, 02 Sep 2015

'Gun control,' liberal speak for 'confiscation'LINK

A longtime political leader says the Left is once again using a horrific shooting to push for the confiscation of firearms in the United States.  

Chad GroeningWed, 02 Sep 2015

Climatologist: Obama peddling a non-issueLINK

President Obama continues to sound the alarm over what he calls "climate change" or "global warming," but one expert on climatology says there's really nothing to be alarmed about.

Chris WoodwardTue, 01 Sep 2015

Up Network pleased with 'Ties that Bind'LINK

A TV network known for broadcasting family-friendly programming is seeing early success with its first original family drama series.  

Bill BumpasTue, 01 Sep 2015

No settlement: Goodell, Brady await 'Deflategate' rulingLINK <p class="ap-story-p">NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks between the NFL and its players union Monday before a judge announced he would decide the dispute over deflated footballs with a ruling in a day or two.

Associated PressTue, 01 Sep 2015

When voters hear 'Hillary' and think 'liar'...LINK

A political analyst says Vice President Joe Biden would be a more formidable candidate than Hillary Clinton for Republicans next November.

Chad GroeningTue, 01 Sep 2015

'Line items' add up to big haul for abortion giantLINK

The Center for Medical progress is again calling for prosecutions with the release of another video exposing the sale of body parts of aborted babies.

Charlie ButtsTue, 01 Sep 2015

Atheists learn 'Big Mountain Jesus' tough hill to climbLINK

An atheist group has been told that having a religious monument on government land doesn't mean government endorsement of religion. 

Charlie ButtsTue, 01 Sep 2015

Support for Common Core slippingLINK

Recent polls from Education Next and Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup show Common Core continues to lose favor among some groups.

Bob KelloggTue, 01 Sep 2015

From 'medically unqualified' to a 'civil right'LINK

A military watchdog says there's no rational reason for the Pentagon to allow so-called "transgendered" people to serve in the U.S. military.

Chad GroeningTue, 01 Sep 2015

Pro-Israel activists react to immigrant-swamped EuropeLINK

Europe's growing immigrant crisis means the continent could grow even more hostile to Jews, forcing more of them to immigrate to Israel.

Chad GroeningMon, 31 Aug 2015

Supporters of Michigan cross holding out hopeLINK

A court order banning a cross in a Michigan city park won't be the final say.

Charlie ButtsMon, 31 Aug 2015

A prediction from Judicial Watch about 'Servergate' LINK

A conservative watchdog group predicts that Hillary Clinton could be forced to give up her presidential bid. 

Chad GroeningMon, 31 Aug 2015

Hearts were harvested from live aborted babiesLINK

A well-recognized adult stem cell researcher is adding her expertise to undercover videos of the harvesting of aborted baby body parts at Planned Parenthood abortion clinics. 

Charlie ButtsMon, 31 Aug 2015

Cruz, Trump getting chummy?LINK

A conservative political analyst thinks Ted Cruz is laying the groundwork to be in the good graces of Donald Trump's backers should support for the GOP front-runner falter.

Chad GroeningMon, 31 Aug 2015

Rain or shine (or snow), free speech guaranteedLINK

The Rutherford Institute will continue to seek justice for a protester who thought the U.S. Constitution would protect his rights. 

Charlie ButtsMon, 31 Aug 2015

OneNewsNow.com Front Page StoriesLINK Front Page Stories
'Fundamentally transforming' our public schoolsLINK

<span>A recent poll shows that both teachers and parents oppose the Obama administration's controversial race-based discipline rules in the classrooms. </span>

Bob KelloggWed, 02 Sep 2015

Miley and MTV an 'offensive' combination, says PTCLINK

Parents Television Council is ripping MTV for valuing controversy over quality at its awards show on Sunday night.

Bill BumpasWed, 02 Sep 2015

LA back from dead as U.S. candidate for 2024 OlympicsLINK <p class="ap-story-p">LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles is the official U.S. nominee for the 2024 Olympic games - a dramatic turnaround for a city that just two months ago was considered out of the running.

Associated PressWed, 02 Sep 2015

'Gun control,' liberal speak for 'confiscation'LINK

A longtime political leader says the Left is once again using a horrific shooting to push for the confiscation of firearms in the United States.  

Chad GroeningWed, 02 Sep 2015

Climatologist: Obama peddling a non-issueLINK

President Obama continues to sound the alarm over what he calls "climate change" or "global warming," but one expert on climatology says there's really nothing to be alarmed about.

Chris WoodwardTue, 01 Sep 2015

Up Network pleased with 'Ties that Bind'LINK

A TV network known for broadcasting family-friendly programming is seeing early success with its first original family drama series.  

Bill BumpasTue, 01 Sep 2015

No settlement: Goodell, Brady await 'Deflategate' rulingLINK <p class="ap-story-p">NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks between the NFL and its players union Monday before a judge announced he would decide the dispute over deflated footballs with a ruling in a day or two.

Associated PressTue, 01 Sep 2015

When voters hear 'Hillary' and think 'liar'...LINK

A political analyst says Vice President Joe Biden would be a more formidable candidate than Hillary Clinton for Republicans next November.

Chad GroeningTue, 01 Sep 2015

'Line items' add up to big haul for abortion giantLINK

The Center for Medical progress is again calling for prosecutions with the release of another video exposing the sale of body parts of aborted babies.

Charlie ButtsTue, 01 Sep 2015

Atheists learn 'Big Mountain Jesus' tough hill to climbLINK

An atheist group has been told that having a religious monument on government land doesn't mean government endorsement of religion. 

Charlie ButtsTue, 01 Sep 2015

Support for Common Core slippingLINK

Recent polls from Education Next and Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup show Common Core continues to lose favor among some groups.

Bob KelloggTue, 01 Sep 2015

From 'medically unqualified' to a 'civil right'LINK

A military watchdog says there's no rational reason for the Pentagon to allow so-called "transgendered" people to serve in the U.S. military.

Chad GroeningTue, 01 Sep 2015

Pro-Israel activists react to immigrant-swamped EuropeLINK

Europe's growing immigrant crisis means the continent could grow even more hostile to Jews, forcing more of them to immigrate to Israel.

Chad GroeningMon, 31 Aug 2015

Supporters of Michigan cross holding out hopeLINK

A court order banning a cross in a Michigan city park won't be the final say.

Charlie ButtsMon, 31 Aug 2015

A prediction from Judicial Watch about 'Servergate' LINK

A conservative watchdog group predicts that Hillary Clinton could be forced to give up her presidential bid. 

Chad GroeningMon, 31 Aug 2015

Hearts were harvested from live aborted babiesLINK

A well-recognized adult stem cell researcher is adding her expertise to undercover videos of the harvesting of aborted baby body parts at Planned Parenthood abortion clinics. 

Charlie ButtsMon, 31 Aug 2015

Cruz, Trump getting chummy?LINK

A conservative political analyst thinks Ted Cruz is laying the groundwork to be in the good graces of Donald Trump's backers should support for the GOP front-runner falter.

Chad GroeningMon, 31 Aug 2015

Rain or shine (or snow), free speech guaranteedLINK

The Rutherford Institute will continue to seek justice for a protester who thought the U.S. Constitution would protect his rights. 

Charlie ButtsMon, 31 Aug 2015

News from Christian News Wire 3 September 2015



Christian Newswire: Religious Liberties / Persecution
LINK Religious Liberties / Persecution

58 Organizations: California AG Kamala Harris's Illegal, Extortionate Privacy Violations Designed to Silence Critics of Politicians
LINK Contact: Vi Shields, 703-392-7676, vshields@americantarget.com

17 Cardinals and Counting
LINK Seventeen prominent Cardinals from around the world address problems concerning marriage and the family in a series of new books prepared in advance of the October Synod on the Family

Ambassador Ade Adefuye's Transition is a Big Loss, But He Would Not Be Forgotten
LINK Contact: CANAN, 516-819-4355

Local Foundation Springs to Little Sisters' Defense
LINK Contact: John Eidsmoe, Foundation for Moral Law, 334-262-1245

Thomas More Society Defends David Daleiden as He Uncovers Abortion Industry's Sale of Fetal Body Parts
LINK Anti-SLAPP Motion Filed to Fend off National Abortion Federation Attempt to Silence Filmmaker's Free Speech

707 Member Catholic Benefits Association Makes Argument Supporting Little Sisters of the Poor Before Supreme Court
LINK Contact: Sean Caine, Catholic Benefits Association, 410-547-5378, 443-857-4372 cell OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 26, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Catholic Benefits Association ("CBA") has lent its support via an amicus brief to the Little Sisters of the Poor in the latter's effort to get a hearing before the United States Supreme Court.  In its amicus brief filed with the Court on Monday, the CBA an association of 707 Catholic employers urged the Su Source: Catholic Benefits Association

NOM Identifies Marriage Champions Who Emerge from Republican Presidential Field
LINK Contact: Paul Bothwell, National Organization for Marriage, 202-457-8060 ext 105, pbothwell@nationformarriage.org

New School Delivers Hope for ISIS Victims
LINK Contact: David Dillard, Servant Group International, 615-832-2282

Trump Tackles War on Christians
LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

Cruz to Host Rally for Religious Liberty in Des Moines, Iowa
LINK RSVP Required -- Media Advisory For Planning Purposes OnlyContact: Rick Tyler, 703-431-3350; Catherine Frazier, 512-751-5984MEDIA ADVISORY, Aug. 20, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, will hold a Rally for Religious Liberty on August 21 in Des Moines, IA, calling attention to the religious persecution of Christian business owners and employees who have been sanctioned by their government because of their religious beliefs. Hosting the Rally fo Source: Cruz for President

Reflections on The Legacy of John Howard, 1921-2015: American Hero, Conservative Champion, and Faithful Servant
LINK Contact: Larry Jacobs, Managing Director, World Congress of Families, 815-997-7106, larry@worldcongress.org; The Howard Center for Family, Religion and Society, 815-964-5819ROCKFORD, Ill., Aug. 20, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- Dr. John Addison Howard, the namesake and Senior Fellow of The Howard Center for Family, Religion & Society and International Ambassador for World Congress of Families died August 6th in his sleep.  He was a week shy of his 94th birthday. Dr. A Source: World Congress of Families

Religious Land Use Expert and Church Attorney Daniel Dalton Recognized by Alliance Defending Freedom
LINK Co-founder of Dalton & Tomich, PLC receives Silver Service Award from nonprofit organization for service to Body of Christ

President Obama Betrays Religious Freedom by Leaving Pastor Saeed in an Iranian Prison After Securing Nuclear Deal
LINK Contact: Rev. Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741 BOSTON, Aug. 18, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- Activists to travel to Martha's Vineyard and Boston to challenge President Obama and Secretary Kerry to work for the immediate release of Pastor Saeed. The project is part of the #orangejumpsuit campaign which encourages people to stand in solidarity with the persecuted church worldwide.The campaign calls for Congress not to support any Iranian nuclear deal while Pastor Saeed is imprisoned.Here is a n Source: Christian Defense Coalition

Mass Marks the Anniversary of Death of Knights of Columbus Founder
LINK Father McGivney remembered at parish where he first gathered Knights

IRD: Will Christian Universities Collapse or Give Strong Witness?
LINK "Current cultural challenges make a strong witness from Evangelical education more important than ever." -- IRD President Mark Tooley

'Washington Post' Exploits Papal Visit
LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

Planned Parenthood to Raise Funds by Attacking and Defaming Peaceful Prayer and Worship Event in Idaho -- News Conference Today
LINK Planned Parenthood attacks, lies and defames life-affirming women's medical clinic in Meridian, Idaho in fund raising email

Las Vegas Pro-Life Student Sues High School for First Amendment Violation
LINK Thomas More Society Files Against West Career and Technical Academy

World Congress IX Director Flays Amnesty International's Pro-Prostitution Policy
LINK Contact:  Benjamin May, 202-737-5339, bmay@policyimpact.com; www.wcf9.org 

Make America Great Again more than a Slogan, says John Snyder
LINK Contact: John Snyder, Telum Associates, LL.C, gundean@gmail.com, 202-239-8005


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