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ISIS news: Virginia teen is the youngest person sent to jail for alleged support of extremists
LINK Hailing from Manassas, Virginia, Ali Shukri Amin is the youngest person in the United States who has been sentenced to imprisonment for reportedly supporting the Islamic State.

Atheists Threaten to Sue School Over Students' Prayer Board in Eighth Grade Classroom
LINK A prayer board inside an eighth grade Mississippi classroom might be coming down after an atheist group threatened to sue the school district over the students' prayers.

Paul Tripp Says Billy Graham's Grandson Tullian Tchividjian's Divorce Is Necessary Because Marriage Is 'Irreparably Broken'
LINK A week after Billy Graham's grandson, Tullian Tchividjian, filed for divorce from his wife, Kim, the former pastor's counselor Paul Tripp, who says he has been working with the couple for the past six months, said Wednesday that the marriage could not be saved because it had been "irreparably broken" because there was no longer any trust between the couple.

Virginia TV shooting: Slain reporter's dad calls for stricter gun screenings
LINK After the deadly Virginia TV shooting, the dad of slain WDBJ reporter Alison Parker called for stricter mental health screenings for potential gun buyers.

Former Highest Ranking American in Vatican, Cardinal William Joseph Levada, Arrested for Drunken Driving
LINK Cardinal William Joseph Levada, once the highest-ranking American official at the Vatican, was arrested last Thursday in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, for drunken driving and is now set to respond to the charge in court next month.

Franklin Graham Tells Ashley Madison Users That God Will Forgive Them of Sins, 'Cleanse Them From All Unrighteousness'
LINK As the aftermath of the Ashley Madison cyber attack that exposed millions of people for using the confidential extramarital affair facilitating website continues to take effect on marriages and lives across the world, leading evangelist Franklin Graham is reminding members of the website that it's not too late to ask for God's forgiveness.

Josh Duggar Checks Into Long-Term Treatment Center; Family Admits He Has 'Brought Great Insult' to Faith and Values
LINK The Duggar family have revealed that Josh, who recently admitted to having cheated on his wife using the adulterous website Ashley Madison, has checked himself into a long-term treatment center. The family thanked supporters for their prayers, but noted that their 27-year-old son has "brought great insult to the values and faith we hold dear."

Catholics Support Gay Marriage as Much as General Population and Believe Pope Francis Has Backed It, PRRI Study Finds
LINK A study by the Public Religion Research Institute released in August on the beliefs of American Catholics has found that despite the Church's teachings, they support same-sex marriage and abortion just as much as the general population. What is more, a large percentage of Catholic respondents mistakenly believed Pope Francis has backed gay marriage.

Mormons to Remain With Boy Scouts Despite Split on Gay Leaders
LINK The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has decided to remain affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America, despite objections to the youth organization's recent decision to allow openly gay scout leaders.

Disgruntled Ex-Employee Vester L. Flanagan, Also Known as Bryce Williams, Suspected of Killing WDBJ7 TV Journalists
LINK Just hours after two journalists were shot dead during a live broadcast from a strip mall in Moneta, Virginia, near Roanoke Wednesday morning, authorities revealed that the suspected shooter is a disgruntled former employee of WDBJ7-TV who also took to social media to explain his motive.

2 Journalists Dead in Virginia After Shooting During Live TV Broadcast
LINK A WDBJ reporter and a photojournalist were killed Wednesday morning when a gunman began firing during a live TV broadcast, according to reports. Alison Parker, 24, and photographer Adam Ward, 27, were killed at the Bridgewater Plaza at Smith Mountain Lake at about 6:46 a.m.

Atlanta Man Shot While Protecting Family in Home Invasion Says He 'Prayed Out Loud' for God's Mercy
LINK A Georgia man who was shot three times during a home invasion said he prayed for God's grace during the terrifying ordeal.

'Great American Eclipse' 2017 news: Why they say it would be worth the wait
LINK A total solar eclipse is expected to pass over the US two years from now, where Americans will get a chance to see a phenomenon that scientists claim is like no other.

Ashley Madison Users Details Hacked News: Two suicides may be linked to hacking incident - police
LINK At least two suicides may be linked to the hacking of cheating website Ashley Madison, Toronto police announced on Monday.

Christian Outraged as Decades Old Jesus Portrait Is Forcefully Removed From Kansas School by Atheists
LINK Kansas residents are outraged after an atheist group forced a local middle school to remove a portrait of Jesus Christ that had been displayed in the school since the 1950s.

Casey Anthony Prosecutor, Married Father of Six Jeff Ashton Admits to Using Ashley Madison Website; Police Want Probe
LINK Jeff Ashton, the state attorney for Orange and Osceola counties in Florida who is famously known for his prosecution of the Casey Anthony trial, revealed Sunday that he was one of millions who signed up for the controversial Ashley Madison spouse-cheating website but said he never cheated.

We Want '50 More Baby Livers a Week,' Says Planned Parenthood Partner Who Jokes About Shipping Severed Heads
LINK The Center for Medical Progress released its eighth investigative video highlighting Planned Parenthood's aborted baby body parts compensation practices on Tuesday, which purports to show the CEO of StemExpress admitting that abortion clinics "profit" from the sell aborted babies.

Several Suicides Reported After Ashley Madison Affairs Leak, Texas Police Chief Takes Own Life
LINK There have been a number of suicides reported in the past few days linked to the massive leak of emails and personal details on the adultery website Ashley Madison, including the death of San Antonio Police Captain Michael Gorhum.

Immigration Reform news 2015: Judge orders for release of undocumented children in detention centers
LINK In the wake of debates on the Immigration Reform, a U.S. judge ruled last Friday that undocumented mothers and immigrant children be released from family detentions immediately.

Washington wildfires updates: Fires blaze amid arrival of additional resources
LINK As Washington firefighters battled more than a dozen wildfires that grazed the state on Sunday, complaints about the lack of resources and destruction of many infrastructures also took a toll on the residents and assistance teams.

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OneNewsNow.com Front Page StoriesLINK Front Page Stories
'Real America' doesn't look like weeknight TVLINK

A conservative columnist says traditional America is still out there.

Chad GroeningFri, 28 Aug 2015
Americans OK with unions - but not the old modelLINK

New polling shows Americans' support for labor unions continues to recover. But a labor policy analyst suggests that indicator isn't necessarily an endorsement of old-style union tactics.

Chris WoodwardFri, 28 Aug 2015

Dem congressman wants to investigate the investigatorsLINK

A U.S. House committee is investigating Planned Parenthood and a Democrat on the committee, meanwhile, wants to investigate a pro-life organization causing it trouble. 

Charlie ButtsFri, 28 Aug 2015

Will DOJ go after Lerner, IRS? Not likely, says Judicial Watch LINK

A conservative watchdog group remains skeptical the DOJ will ever prosecute former IRS official Lois Lerner, even though it's now come to light that she kept confidential taxpayer data on a previously undisclosed non-government email account.

Chad GroeningFri, 28 Aug 2015

NLRB makes history...but who benefits? LINK

It's a historic ruling by the National Labor Relations Board, but critics warn it could be a detriment for business. 

Chris WoodwardFri, 28 Aug 2015

Wanna be a good citizen? Know your history, civicsLINK

An organization devoted to the strengthening of constitutional self-government is worried about what students won't be learning in public schools this fall.

Bob KelloggFri, 28 Aug 2015

Ministries team up to reach isolated MongoliaLINK

More people in Mongolia will be able to hear the gospel proclaimed thanks to a ministry partnership.  

Bill BumpasFri, 28 Aug 2015

Surprise! ObamaCare coming for your HSALINK

A health policy analyst says flexible spending accounts could be affected by an upcoming tax in ObamaCare. 

Chris WoodwardFri, 28 Aug 2015

'Free thinkers' continue hassling team chaplainsLINK

Some of America's top college football programs are being blitzed by an anti-religious group for having chaplains.

Bill BumpasThu, 27 Aug 2015

Does 2nd Amendment apply to illegal aliens?LINK

The question of whether illegal aliens should be able to legally possess firearms will probably be settled by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Chad GroeningThu, 27 Aug 2015

Ex-NFLer: I attempted suicide multiple timesLINK <p class="ap-story-p">MIAMI (AP) - Former NFL tackle Jonathan Martin posted on Facebook that difficulties in the profession led him to attempt suicide multiple times, and he wanted to share his struggle with social isolation to help others.

Associated PressThu, 27 Aug 2015

Penn. verdict on abortion giant questionedLINK

One Pennsylvania pro-family organization wants another look at Planned Parenthoods in the state to make sure a recently concluded investigation didn’t whitewash the situation.

Charlie ButtsThu, 27 Aug 2015

Parents, school boards question LGBT agenda LINK

Public school boards in two different states are pushing back against controversial transgender policies.

Bob KelloggThu, 27 Aug 2015

'Big Three' fixated on The Donald?LINK

Media Research Center says the TV broadcast networks continue to be obsessed with Donald Trump and are virtually ignoring the other 16 GOP presidential candidates.

Chad GroeningThu, 27 Aug 2015

Don't care about a county clerk? Churches are next, says attorneyLINK

A federal court case involving a Kentucky county clerk could be a clue to whether the courts will honor religious freedom. 

Charlie ButtsThu, 27 Aug 2015

State clinics could fill gap left by PPLINK

Yet another state is being told that federal tax dollars for family planning would be better spent in local clinics than if it were given to Planned Parenthood.

Charlie ButtsThu, 27 Aug 2015

Tenn. scrutinizing abortion giant nowLINK

Tennessee lawmakers are trying to gain a closer look into Planned Parenthood's practices and eliminate state funding. 

Charlie ButtsThu, 27 Aug 2015

In five years, sports ministry sees 50 kids multiply to 600LINK

A Christian sports ministry is continuing to grow its global impact.

Bill BumpasThu, 27 Aug 2015

OneNewsNow.com Front Page StoriesLINK Front Page Stories
'Real America' doesn't look like weeknight TVLINK

A conservative columnist says traditional America is still out there.

Chad GroeningFri, 28 Aug 2015

Americans OK with unions - but not the old modelLINK

New polling shows Americans' support for labor unions continues to recover. But a labor policy analyst suggests that indicator isn't necessarily an endorsement of old-style union tactics.

Chris WoodwardFri, 28 Aug 2015

Dem congressman wants to investigate the investigatorsLINK

A U.S. House committee is investigating Planned Parenthood and a Democrat on the committee, meanwhile, wants to investigate a pro-life organization causing it trouble. 

Charlie ButtsFri, 28 Aug 2015

Will DOJ go after Lerner, IRS? Not likely, says Judicial Watch LINK

A conservative watchdog group remains skeptical the DOJ will ever prosecute former IRS official Lois Lerner, even though it's now come to light that she kept confidential taxpayer data on a previously undisclosed non-government email account.

Chad GroeningFri, 28 Aug 2015

NLRB makes history...but who benefits? LINK

It's a historic ruling by the National Labor Relations Board, but critics warn it could be a detriment for business. 

Chris WoodwardFri, 28 Aug 2015

Wanna be a good citizen? Know your history, civicsLINK

An organization devoted to the strengthening of constitutional self-government is worried about what students won't be learning in public schools this fall.

Bob KelloggFri, 28 Aug 2015

Ministries team up to reach isolated MongoliaLINK

More people in Mongolia will be able to hear the gospel proclaimed thanks to a ministry partnership.  

Bill BumpasFri, 28 Aug 2015

Surprise! ObamaCare coming for your HSALINK

A health policy analyst says flexible spending accounts could be affected by an upcoming tax in ObamaCare. 

Chris WoodwardFri, 28 Aug 2015

'Free thinkers' continue hassling team chaplainsLINK

Some of America's top college football programs are being blitzed by an anti-religious group for having chaplains.

Bill BumpasThu, 27 Aug 2015

Does 2nd Amendment apply to illegal aliens?LINK

The question of whether illegal aliens should be able to legally possess firearms will probably be settled by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Chad GroeningThu, 27 Aug 2015

Ex-NFLer: I attempted suicide multiple timesLINK <p class="ap-story-p">MIAMI (AP) - Former NFL tackle Jonathan Martin posted on Facebook that difficulties in the profession led him to attempt suicide multiple times, and he wanted to share his struggle with social isolation to help others.

Associated PressThu, 27 Aug 2015

Penn. verdict on abortion giant questionedLINK

One Pennsylvania pro-family organization wants another look at Planned Parenthoods in the state to make sure a recently concluded investigation didn’t whitewash the situation.

Charlie ButtsThu, 27 Aug 2015

Parents, school boards question LGBT agenda LINK

Public school boards in two different states are pushing back against controversial transgender policies.

Bob KelloggThu, 27 Aug 2015

'Big Three' fixated on The Donald?LINK

Media Research Center says the TV broadcast networks continue to be obsessed with Donald Trump and are virtually ignoring the other 16 GOP presidential candidates.

Chad GroeningThu, 27 Aug 2015

Don't care about a county clerk? Churches are next, says attorneyLINK

A federal court case involving a Kentucky county clerk could be a clue to whether the courts will honor religious freedom. 

Charlie ButtsThu, 27 Aug 2015

State clinics could fill gap left by PPLINK

Yet another state is being told that federal tax dollars for family planning would be better spent in local clinics than if it were given to Planned Parenthood.

Charlie ButtsThu, 27 Aug 2015

Tenn. scrutinizing abortion giant nowLINK

Tennessee lawmakers are trying to gain a closer look into Planned Parenthood's practices and eliminate state funding. 

Charlie ButtsThu, 27 Aug 2015

In five years, sports ministry sees 50 kids multiply to 600LINK

A Christian sports ministry is continuing to grow its global impact.

Bill BumpasThu, 27 Aug 2015

OneNewsNow.com Front Page StoriesLINK Front Page Stories
'Real America' doesn't look like weeknight TVLINK

A conservative columnist says traditional America is still out there.

Chad GroeningFri, 28 Aug 2015

Americans OK with unions - but not the old modelLINK

New polling shows Americans' support for labor unions continues to recover. But a labor policy analyst suggests that indicator isn't necessarily an endorsement of old-style union tactics.

Chris WoodwardFri, 28 Aug 2015

Dem congressman wants to investigate the investigatorsLINK

A U.S. House committee is investigating Planned Parenthood and a Democrat on the committee, meanwhile, wants to investigate a pro-life organization causing it trouble. 

Charlie ButtsFri, 28 Aug 2015

Will DOJ go after Lerner, IRS? Not likely, says Judicial Watch LINK

A conservative watchdog group remains skeptical the DOJ will ever prosecute former IRS official Lois Lerner, even though it's now come to light that she kept confidential taxpayer data on a previously undisclosed non-government email account.

Chad GroeningFri, 28 Aug 2015

NLRB makes history...but who benefits? LINK

It's a historic ruling by the National Labor Relations Board, but critics warn it could be a detriment for business. 

Chris WoodwardFri, 28 Aug 2015

Wanna be a good citizen? Know your history, civicsLINK

An organization devoted to the strengthening of constitutional self-government is worried about what students won't be learning in public schools this fall.

Bob KelloggFri, 28 Aug 2015

Ministries team up to reach isolated MongoliaLINK

More people in Mongolia will be able to hear the gospel proclaimed thanks to a ministry partnership.  

Bill BumpasFri, 28 Aug 2015

Surprise! ObamaCare coming for your HSALINK

A health policy analyst says flexible spending accounts could be affected by an upcoming tax in ObamaCare. 

Chris WoodwardFri, 28 Aug 2015

'Free thinkers' continue hassling team chaplainsLINK

Some of America's top college football programs are being blitzed by an anti-religious group for having chaplains.

Bill BumpasThu, 27 Aug 2015

Does 2nd Amendment apply to illegal aliens?LINK

The question of whether illegal aliens should be able to legally possess firearms will probably be settled by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Chad GroeningThu, 27 Aug 2015

Ex-NFLer: I attempted suicide multiple timesLINK <p class="ap-story-p">MIAMI (AP) - Former NFL tackle Jonathan Martin posted on Facebook that difficulties in the profession led him to attempt suicide multiple times, and he wanted to share his struggle with social isolation to help others.

Associated PressThu, 27 Aug 2015

Penn. verdict on abortion giant questionedLINK

One Pennsylvania pro-family organization wants another look at Planned Parenthoods in the state to make sure a recently concluded investigation didn’t whitewash the situation.

Charlie ButtsThu, 27 Aug 2015

Parents, school boards question LGBT agenda LINK

Public school boards in two different states are pushing back against controversial transgender policies.

Bob KelloggThu, 27 Aug 2015

'Big Three' fixated on The Donald?LINK

Media Research Center says the TV broadcast networks continue to be obsessed with Donald Trump and are virtually ignoring the other 16 GOP presidential candidates.

Chad GroeningThu, 27 Aug 2015

Don't care about a county clerk? Churches are next, says attorneyLINK

A federal court case involving a Kentucky county clerk could be a clue to whether the courts will honor religious freedom. 

Charlie ButtsThu, 27 Aug 2015

State clinics could fill gap left by PPLINK

Yet another state is being told that federal tax dollars for family planning would be better spent in local clinics than if it were given to Planned Parenthood.

Charlie ButtsThu, 27 Aug 2015

Tenn. scrutinizing abortion giant nowLINK

Tennessee lawmakers are trying to gain a closer look into Planned Parenthood's practices and eliminate state funding. 

Charlie ButtsThu, 27 Aug 2015

In five years, sports ministry sees 50 kids multiply to 600LINK

A Christian sports ministry is continuing to grow its global impact.

Bill BumpasThu, 27 Aug 2015

News from Christian News Wire 29 August 2015



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

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

Ebola Outbreak Underscored Crisis Communications Vulnerabilities Many Faith-based Organizations Face Today
LINK Most Ill-prepared for Wide Range of Crisis Scenarios

Ratio Christi Invites Media to Annual Apologetics Event -- Keynote Speaker Dr. George Yancey
LINK Contact: Sheryl Young, Media Outreach Coordinator, Ratio Christi, 813-486-8594, sherylyoung@ratiochristi.org

Memorial Service to Be Held August 29th for Dr. John A. Howard, Center Namesake and Champion of Truth, Goodness, and Liberty
LINK Contact Larry Jacobs, 815-997-7106, larry@worldcongress.org; The Howard Center for Family, Religion and Society, 815-964-5819


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