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Black Friday 2014 Top Tech Deals: LED Smart TVs, iPad Air, Laptops and More
LINK Black Friday shoppers know that a shopping trip is considered successful when one manages to get the top tech deals of the day. Maybe it's the 65-inch LED TV at a ridiculously low price, or the must-have tablet of the season marked down, or the "it" phone of the moment at a deeply discounted price—whatever it is, there is a feeling of great satisfaction when one gets the top tech deals at the lowest prices.
Thanksgiving: 4 Facts About the History of the Holiday
LINK It is Thanksgiving, one of the major holidays in the United States. Below are four points of interest regarding the development of the observance, on the last Thursday in November, and the practices therein. The modern concept of Thanksgiving dates back centuries, deriving from religious traditions in Europe.
Born-Again Christian, 'Creed' Frontman Scott Stapp Says He Is 'Penniless,' 'Homeless;' Wife Alleges He Is on Drugs Again
LINK Scott Stapp, born-again Christian and former frontman of the popular '90s rock band "Creed," who recently opened up about his past drug and alcohol addiction, has shot down media reports alleging that he has fallen off the wagon as lies and slander and is seeking a "good and honest" lawyer to help him clear his name.
Houston Pastor Reportedly Refused to Host Funeral for 93-Y-O Member Because She Didn't Tithe Enough
LINK The pastor of a Houston, Texas, church reportedly refused to host the funeral of a 93-year-old woman who had been a member of his congregation for 50 years because she was not current with her tithing to the church.
Thanksgiving Place to Be Set Up in Front of White House for Pastor Saeed Abedini
LINK The Christian Defense Coalition and Church on the Hill have announced that they'll be setting up a Thanksgiving place for American pastor Saeed Abedini in front of the White House on Thanksgiving morning, reminding President Barack Obama about the imprisoned husband and father.
Outrage as NYT Prints Darren Wilson's Home Address as Ferguson Cop Speaks Out in First Interview (Video)
LINK A New York Times report increased safety concerns for Darren Wilson on Monday when it printed his home address in a story about his recent wedding.
Human Rights Campaign Co-Founder and 'Friend' of Obama Arrested, Facing 2 Counts of Third-Degree Sodomy of 15-Y-O Boy
LINK The co-founder of America's largest LGBT political advocacy organization, Human Rights Campaign, has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing a teenage boy.
Ben Carson Says Adults Must Teach Inner-City Youth to Respect Authority; Recounts His Own Run-In With Police
LINK In the wake this week's grand jury decision not to indict the Ferguson, Missouri, cop who shot and killed an unarmed African-American teenager, potential Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson claims that young males living in inner cities need to be taught how to respond better to authority.
Faith-Based Charity Bowery Mission Hosts 135th Thanksgiving Day Tradition of Feeding New York City's Homeless
LINK For the 135th year in a row, New York City's Bowery Mission will provide thousands of meals for city's homeless residents on Thanksgiving Day at their Bowery street location and other sites.
Homeless Man Finds Home for Thanksgiving After Posting Ad on Facebook; Military Family Takes Him in
LINK A homeless man in Norfolk, Virginia has received his wish for Thanksgiving after stating that he wanted nothing more than to spend the holiday with a family.
Michael Brown Family's Church Torched, Destroyed; Pastor Suspects White Supremacists to Blame
LINK A Missouri church attended by Michael Brown Sr. was set ablaze on Monday night and the pastor suspects white supremacists are to blame.
New York Student Gets OK to Start Christian Club 'Dare to Believe' After She Was Told It Would Be Illegal
LINK A New York school district has decided to approve a student's proposal to start a Christian club at her high school called "Dare to Believe" after she was initially told that her student organization would be a possible violation of the U.S. constitution.
Al Sharpton Slams Grand Jury Decision After Darren Wilson Is Cleared; 'We Are Going to Continue to Pursue Justice'
LINK Al Sharpton slammed a St. Louis grand jury's decision to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson at a press conference on Tuesday.
Missouri Governor Orders More National Guard Troops Sent to Ferguson; Lieutenant Governor Slams Nixon for Not Sending Them Sooner
LINK Gov. Jay Nixon announced Tuesday that additional National Guard troops would enter Ferguson, Missouri, following criticism against him from Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder after a night of violence and protests in the St. Louis suburb.
Pastor John Hagee Calls Obama One of the 'Most Anti-Semitic Presidents' in History
LINK John Hagee, the senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, described President Barack Obama as "one of the most anti-Semitic presidents" in U.S. history while speaking at an event for the Zionist Organization of America.
Ferguson: Local Churches Serving as Safe Havens; Pastor Says Christians Should Respond to Civil Unrest by Promoting Prayer, Peace
LINK Local churches in Ferguson are serving as safe havens for the community in the midst of turmoil and one local pastor is calling on Christians to promote peace and healing.
Michael Brown Attacked Like a Hulking 'Demon,' Said Darren Wilson Who Feared He Would Be Killed
LINK Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9, revealed in grand jury testimony released Monday evening that he was attacked by a hulking teenager who had the look of a "demon."
#PrayForFerguson Trends on Twitter After Jurors Decide Not to Indict Darren Wilson and Violence Erupts in the Streets
LINK The hashtag "#PrayForFerguson" was trending nationwide on social networking site Twitter Monday morning as people shared their pleas for peace, love and healing following the Monday announcement that police officer Darren Wilson will not be indicted for fatally shooting an unarmed African-American teen.
Lecrae Calls for Compassion Following Ferguson Announcement; Denounces Hateful Reactions 'I See Jesus Empathize With the MOST Undeserving People'
LINK Grammy Award-winning artist Lecrae led the way in calling for peace in Ferguson Monday night following news that police officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
Christian Leaders Respond to Grand Jury Decision Not to Indict Darren Wilson in Ferguson Case
LINK Prominent Christian leaders quickly issued statements and used social media to voice their concerns shortly after a St. Louis grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9.
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Attorneys Defend the Nativity: Expression of Faith on Public Property Constitutional
LINK Thomas More Society Legal Experts Uphold Private Citizens' Right to Celebrate Christmas in the Public Square
A Thanksgiving Place Setting for Pastor Saeed will be Set Up in Front of the White House on Thanksgiving Morning
LINK The Christian Defense Coalition and Church on the Hill will Set Up a Thanksgiving Place Setting for Pastor Saeed in Front of the White House on Pennsylvania Ave. at 11:00 a.m. on Thanksgiving MorningContact: Rev. Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741 WASHINGTON, Nov. 26, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Participants to peacefully risk arrest standing in solidarity with Pastor Saeed and the persecuted church and also pray for Christians around the world who are facing violence daily.They will also Source: Christian Defense Coalition
Victory for Religious Freedom in Colorado -- Colorado Supreme Court Rules that Governors' Proclamations for a State Day of Prayer are Constitutional
LINK Contact: Dion Elmore, Director, Public Affairs, National Day of Prayer (NDP) Task Force, 719-559-9574
Judicial Watch Sues Internal Revenue Service for Records about IRS Monitoring of Churches
LINK July lawsuit settlement with atheist group, IRS admits monitoring churches for allegedly illegal political activity
New Book Explores the Religion and Violence Connection
LINK Contact: CJCUC Media Department, 516-882-3220
Tens of Thousands Sign Petition to Keep Duggars on TLC
LINK Benham Brothers, Steven Crowder, other conservative leaders throw support behind DuggarsContact: Dustin Siggins, 703-772-4698, firstname.lastname@example.org FRONT ROYAL, Va., Nov. 21, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- More than 40,000 people have signed a petition created by LifeSiteNews and backed by a number of prominent conservative activists urging The Learning Channel to keep the Duggars' show, 19 Kids and Counting, on-air. Now LifeSiteNews is organizing a Tweetfest, using the hashtag #DefendtheDug Source: LifeSiteNews.com
Marine Dad Banned from School Property; Daughter Gets Failing Grade for Refusing Islamic Indoctrination -- The Thomas More Law Center Steps In
LINK Contact: Catherine McMillan, Thomas More Law Center, 734-930-7141
Knights of Columbus Sends $2.2 Million to Christian Refugees in Iraq and Syria
LINK Funds will assist with housing and general relief for displaced ChristiansContact: Andrew Walther, 203-752-4253, Andrew.email@example.com; Joe Cullen, 203-800-4923, firstname.lastname@example.org; both with Knights of Columbus NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. 19, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Knights of Columbus Christian Refugee Relief fund has donated $2.2 million to help displaced Iraqi and Syrian Christians and other religious minorities who continue to face violent persecution and the very r Source: Knights of Columbus
Second Grade Student Asks that Federal Court Protect His Religious Speech this Christmas Season
LINK Contact: Victor Bermudez or Lori Sanada, Advocates for Faith & Freedom, 888-588-6888WEST COVINA, Calif., Nov. 12, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Advocates for Faith & Freedom has filed a request for a preliminary injunction in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on Wednesday, November 12th 2014. The injunction, if granted, will prohibit the West Covina Unified School District from stopping seven-year-old Isaiah Martinez from passing out candy canes to his cl Source: Advocates for Faith & Freedom
Elgin Continues to Prevent Ex-Latin Kings from Sharing Faith
LINK Contact: Attorney Andy Norman, 312-332-2400, email@example.com; Attorney John Mauck, 312-853-8709, firstname.lastname@example.org
Christian and Muslim Leaders to Condemn ISIS Violence at White House Candlelight Vigil on Wednesday Evening
LINK Contact: Rev. Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741 WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- The vigil will be on Wednesday, November 12, at 7:00 P.M. on Pennsylvania Ave. NW across from Lafayette Park.It is critical that Christian and Muslim voices stand together in solidarity to condemn the violence of ISIS and encourage the Obama Administration to ensure religious minorities, women and children are being helped and protected.Rev. Patrick Mahoney, Director of the Source: Christian Defense Coalition
GOD TV Urges Viewers to Pray for the Persecuted
LINK Contact: Fergus Scarfe, GOD TV, 913-827-7155, email@example.com
Public Advocate's Eugene Delgaudio Won a Major Victory for Michigan and America's Families
LINK Contact: Public Advocate, 703-845-1808, firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Earlier this summer, the Homosexual Lobby launched an all-out attack on Michigan, a Pro-Family state.Now due in part to a small groups defense, the group's leader says the liberals were "stopped cold in their ruthless power grab."Public Advocate's president Eugene Delgaudio announced a massive effort to put the heat on defending family values in U.S. Senate r Source: Public Advocate
Better Interfaith Understanding 'Would Leave no Room for Boko Haram'
LINK Contact: Andrea Rhodes, +44(0)118-952-1428
Landslide: Chaplain Wins 70% in Election Despite Death Threats from Homosexual Activists
LINK Contact: Gordon Klingenschmitt, PhD, State Representative Elect, 719-941-7476, email@example.com; gordonforcolorado.com
Thomas More Society Congratulates MO State Representative Wieland, Now State Senator-Elect, for Resilient Stance for Religious Liberty
LINK Thomas More Society Client Paul Wieland Wins Senate Race
Williston, North Dakota, Police Censor Pro-Life 'Truth Truck,' in Free Speech Violation
LINK Thomas More Society Defends Supporters of Proposed Human Life Amendment
Philip Dunn, Legal Counsel for Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi and President of Serving California, Celebrates the Release of His Client and Thanks Judge for His Swift Actions
LINK Contact: Lori Heiselman, 714-553-5181; www.ServingCalifornia.org
Cross Carrying Evangelist is Featured in the 'Guinness World Records 2015' for the World's Longest Ongoing Pilgrimage/Walk
LINK Contact: Arthur Blessitt, 303-355-2234, firstname.lastname@example.org
AFTAH: Canada's State Censorship in Favor of Homosexuality Reflects the Moral and Liberty Crisis of the West
LINK University of Regina Free Speech Trial for LaBarbera and Whatcott TodayContact: Peter LaBarbera, Americans For Truth About Homosexuality, 630-546-4439, email@example.com REGINA, Saskatchewan, Canada, Oct. 30, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Americans For Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) president Peter LaBarbera said escalating pro-homosexual State censorship in Canada reflects the nation's post-Christian moral and spiritual crisisand the modern travesty of "r Source: Americans for Truth