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Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards Compares Pro-Lifers to Murderers
LINK Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood, accused the Center for Medial Progress as being "part of the most militant wing of the anti-abortion movement," while asserting the pro-life group is linked to organizations that bomb clinics and murder doctors.

Fmr. Planned Parenthood Director Reveals Abortion Business Is Making $100 to $200 Profit Off Each Baby's Body Parts
LINK Abby Johnson, a pro-life activist and former Planned Parenthood director in Texas, says the nation's top abortion business is making a profit of $100 to $200 off each baby's recoverable tissue and organs they sell.

Satanic Temple Demands Followers Sign Contract Giving Their Souls to Satan Before Unveiling Satanic Statue in Detroit
LINK The Satanic Temple group reportedly presented followers who attended its unveiling of a Satanic statue in Detroit on Saturday with a contract that pledges their souls to Satan.

Pro-Lifers 'Anthropomorphize' Fetuses, Former Fetus Complains
LINK Pro-lifers are anthropomorphizing fetuses and embryos, Dr. Jen Gunter, a former fetus, former embryo and OB/GYN complained in a Thursday op-ed for The New Republic.

Christian Court Clerk Fired for Refusing to Process Paperwork for Gay Marriages Sues Indiana County for Religious Discrimination
LINK A former Indiana court clerk filed a lawsuit earlier this month against Harrison County and the clerk's former boss for firing her after she refused to process paperwork for a gay couple seeking to obtain a marriage license.

Bobbi Kristina Brown Dies at 22; Family Says She Is 'Finally at Peace in the Arms of God'
LINK Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, died on Sunday night at the age of 22 after nearly six months of medical treatments.

How Will We Spend a Trillion Years in Heaven? Would It Be Boring? John Piper Answers
LINK When you think about spending a trillion years in heaven, does that hope feel satisfying or boring? Theologian John Piper asks this question in the latest video posted on the desiringGod website, and then explains what it would be like in heaven.

Franklin Graham Accuses Obama of 'Imposing Gay and Lesbian Agenda' Abroad in Wake of Gay Rights Speech to Kenya
LINK The Rev. Franklin Graham, who is also CEO of humanitarian relief group Samaritan's Purse, has backed the position of many Kenyan churches on homosexuality being a sin, and accused President Barack Obama of promoting the "gay and lesbian agenda" to other nations.

Texas Supreme Court Tells Houston: Repeal Gay Rights Ordinance or Put It to Vote
LINK There is now near certainty that Houston's controversial equal rights ordinance, known as HERO, will appear on the November ballot, as Texas Supreme Court has suspended it, ruling that City Council must repeal it by August 24 or put it to popular vote.

Senate Leader McConnell Fast-Tracks Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood After Criticism
LINK Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has initiated a fast-track process to ensure that a bill to defund Planned Parenthood is brought up for a floor vote, after Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) slammed him for allegedly dodging a vote on the legislation.

'Jesus Welcomes You to Hawkins' Sign Stays Up as City Delays Decision to Take It Down Amid Threats of Lawsuit From Nation's Largest Atheist Group
LINK A city in Texas has delayed a decision on what to do regarding an atheist group's complaint leveled against a "Jesus Welcomes You to Hawkins" sign said to be on public property.

Mt. Soledad Cross Not Coming Down as Group Pay US Gov't $1.4 Million for San Diego Veterans' Memorial
LINK A California memorial embroiled in a years-long legal battle due to its inclusion of a large cross has been sold to a private organization by the United States Defense Department.

No Pharmacy Owner Can Refuse Morning-After Pill in Washington, Court Rules
LINK A federal appeals court has ruled that all pharmacy owners in Washington state are required to dispense emergency contraceptives even if it's against their religious beliefs.

NFL Quarterback Peyton Manning Pays Tribute to Chattanooga Victims With Heroes Fund
LINK NFL quarterback Peyton Manning has set up a fund for victims of the July Chattanooga shootings that killed four Marines and a Navy sailor.

Coca-Cola, Ford, Xerox Detest Being Listed as Planned Parenthood Sponsors in Light of Baby Parts Selling Scandal
LINK Three major American corporations have told the nation's largest abortion provider that they no longer want to be listed as corporate sponsors after two recent viral videos purport to show representatives of Planned Parenthood discussing the sale of baby body parts.

Ohio Woman Tells Judge She Was Praying Behind the Wheel When She Ran Over Grandma
LINK An Ohio woman who was charged with vehicular assault after she struck and injured a grandmother last August has told a judge that the accident occurred because she was praying behind the wheel.

Franklin Graham Tells Worried Spouse-Cheating Members of Ashley Madison: 'God Already Knows What You've Done'
LINK The Rev. Franklin Graham has told the 37 million members of Ashley Madison, the dating website set up for married people to cheat on their spouses, that regardless of whether their info is exposed in a major hacking attack, God already knows what they have been up to.

Chicago Priest Says Rapper Chief Keef's Violent Music Is Contributing In the Murder and Carnage Plaguing the City
LINK An outspoken Chicago priest known for his social activism has blamed rapper Chief Keef's music for the murder and violence plaguing the city, and even attempted to shut down a benefit concert the rapper planned to raise money for a friend who was murdered earlier this month.

Pope Francis' Popularity Falls Sharply Among Conservatives in the US, Says Gallup
LINK A Gallup poll has found that Pope Francis' favorability rating in the U.S. has fallen significantly from last year, and now less than half of conservatives have a favorable opinion of him. Gallup suggested that the change is due to the pope's strong messages on human responsibility in climate change and his condemnation of the world's "idolatry of money."

#IfICouldTalkToGod Hashtag Starts Trending on Twitter, but It Began as a Joke About Fighting Giraffes
LINK It all began as part of a joke about fighting giraffes early Wednesday morning but the hashtag #IfICouldTalkToGod has quickly snowballed into a serious trending topic on Twitter and many are recommending that people simply just pray.

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Knights of Columbus to Expand Humanitarian Assistance to Suffering Middle East Christians
LINK K of C Christian Refugee Relief Fund provides desperately needed aid

A Definable Case of Genocide: Islamic State's Ideology, Mission and Actions Toward Religious and Ethnic Minorities in Iraq
LINK Contact: Lou Sabatier, 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative, 703-216-2941

Defenders of the Pro-Life Movement to Host Chicago Skyline Dinner Cruise
LINK August 31 Celebration of Life, Family and Religious Liberty

World Congress of Families IX Announces New Additional Participants
LINK Religious leader, international choir are among the experts and advocates coming to S.L.CContact: Benjamin May, 202-413-0119, bmay@policyimpact.com; www.wcf9.org  SALT LAKE CITY, July 21, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- The World Congress of Families (WCF) has announced four additional participants who will speak, influence, and entertain at the ninth World Congress of Families to be held Oct. 27-30, 2015, in Salt Lake City."To keep the momentum going, it is with great plea Source: World Congress of Families

Eighth Circuit Allows Religious Liberty Suit vs. Obamacare Abortion Pill Mandate
LINK Thomas More Society's lawsuit for Missouri State Senator Paul Wieland wins reversal on appeal

Thomas More Society Supports Critical Federal Appeal by Catholic Hospitals
LINK Longstanding, agency-approved exemption of religious hospitals from federal pension law had been overturned, threatening Dignity Health chain of U.S. hospitals with ruinous penalties

World Congress of Families Answers Attacks and Misinformation in New Report
LINK Contact: Benjamin May, World Congress of Families, 202-413-0119, bmay@policyimpact.com; www.wcf9.org ROCKFORD, Ill., July 14, 2015 /Christian Newswire/ -- The World Congress of Families (WCF) today released "A Call for Civil Dialogue and Constructive Engagement," a twenty-eight page report that corrects, in detail, a barrage of negative and unwarranted attacks on the WCF initiated primarily by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), particularly afte Source: World Congress of Families

Gay Marriage, Abortion, and other Social Ills the Result of Slide Towards Immoral Atheism, Author Says
LINK Contact: Anthony Horvath, 202-697-4623, director@athanatosministries.org

Howard Center President Allan Carlson to Retire
LINK Contact: Larry Jacobs, The Howard Center, 815-964-5819, media@profam.org

Six Million Christians to Demand Apology from NBCUniversal
LINK Contact: Rev. William Keller, Liveprayer.com, 727-420-7005

New Book Tells the Whole Truth About Socialized Medicine and Obamacare
LINK Contact: Colin Gunn, 254-741-0132, colin@ColinGunn.com

Chief Justice Roy Moore Says Supreme Court Justices Can be Impeached
LINK Contact: Staff@VoiceOfResistance.com

Removal of Fr. Serra Statue Postponed
LINK Contact: Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, 212-371-3191, pr@catholicleague.org

Millions Reclaim the USA for God on July 4th and All Month
LINK Contact: Rev. Steven Andrew, USA Christian Ministries, 877 537-8734

'One Generation Away' Wins ICVM Crown Award on Heels of Supreme Court Decision
LINK Film Examines the Changing Face of Religious Liberty in America Today

IRD: United Church of Christ Votes to Divest from Israel
LINK "This divestment action will contribute nothing to peace or reconciliation. To the extent it is heeded at all, it will encourage radical enemies of peace to believe that Israel's Christian friends will turn against Israel. They will be greatly mistaken." -- Mark Tooley, IRD President

National Religious Liberties Conference Scheduled November 6,7, 2015
LINK Contact: Kevin Swanson, 303-646-3525, josh@generationswithvision.com; www.Freedom2015.org

Sports Minister: Homosexuals and Atheists to Work Together to Stop Christian Non-Profits
LINK Contact: 4 WINDS, 608-469-7956

A Pastoral Call to Holy Christian Matrimony
LINK Contact: Rev. CJ Conner, 620-255-9597

Evangelical Church Alliance Statement on Supreme Court Opinion on Same-Sex Marriage
LINK Contact: Dr. Robert H. Turrill, Evangelical Church Alliance, 815-937-0720


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