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Indiana bill protecting public school students’ religious activities heads to governor

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  Education, Featured, Law, Politics  /  No Comments

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (WordNews.org) – The Indiana Senate and House has sent a bill to Gov. Eric Holcomb aimed at protecting students in public schools from discrimination when they are praying or engaging in religious activities before, during and after school. HB 2014, sponsored by Rep. John Bartlett, protects the First Amendment rights of students to free speech […]

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Trump winning praise from ministries for rescinding Obama’s transgender directive

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  Featured, Law, Politics  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Feb. 23, 2017 – President Donald Trump revoked former President Barack Obama’s directive that sought to a impose sweeping guidelines to all states, allowing students to use bathrooms, locker rooms and sleeping quarters on overnight trips according to their “gender identity” rather than their biological sex. The directive had Christians and others […]

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Remembering prolife convert Norma McCorvey, “Roe” in Roe v. Wade

By   /  February 19, 2017  /  Church, Featured, Law, Politics, Pro-life  /  No Comments

WACO, Texas (WordNews) Feb. 19, 2017 – Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe in the 1973 landmark Roe v. Wade case that made abortion legal nationally, died yesterday at the age of 69. McCorvey had become a Christian and an outspoken opponent of abortion in her later years. Yesterday, both sides remembered her. Not long after her […]

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Trump upholds Obama’s ‘bad’ LGBT executive order, law group says

By   /  February 1, 2017  /  Featured, Law, Pro-life  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Feb. 1, 2017 – President Donald Trump received mixed grades from evangelicals yesterday: Mostly an A+ for his selection of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court and an F for his decision to keep in place former President Barack Obama’s executive order “imposing the LGBTQ agenda on federal contractors,” as […]

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Positive, guarded praise for Trump’s Supreme Court pick of Gorsuch

By   /  January 31, 2017  /  Featured, Law, Politics, Pro-life  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Jan. 31, 2017 – President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. During his televised announcement, the president said he had made his list of candidates know for months while still a candidate for president. He praised Gorsuch, a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the […]

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Street Preachers First Amendment Rights Defended in Court

By   /  January 28, 2017  /  Featured, Law  /  No Comments

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (WordNews.org) Jan. 28, 2017 – Attorneys for The Rutherford Institute appeared in U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit to defend to street preachers who had been charged with refusing police orders to cease and desist from preaching without a permit. According to the institute, on June 26, 2012, Don Karns […]

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Opposition to Judge Pryor for Supreme Court mounting among evangelicals

By   /  January 26, 2017  /  Featured, Law, Politics  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Jan. 26, 2017 – Opposition against Judge William Pryor Jr. being nominated by President Donald Trump to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia is mounting among evangelicals. Pryor, a justice on the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, has had “several alarming rulings,” the Personhood Alliance said in a bulletin to supporters under […]

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Good News Club wins right to distribute promotional material

By   /  January 23, 2017  /  Education, Featured, Law  /  No Comments

LEAVENWORTH, Wash. (WordNews.org) Jan. 23, 2017 – Cascade School District reversed its directive that would have prevented Child Evangelism Fellowship from distributing promotion materials about its after-school Good News Club after lawyers from Liberty Counsel contacted the school about the directive being unconstitutional. A parent had complained to the school district that the Good News […]

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