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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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Alabama Supreme Court rules unborn are human beings entitled to protection

By   /  January 4, 2017  /  Featured, Law, Pro-life  /  No Comments

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WordNews.org) Jan. 4, 2017 — The Alabama Supreme Court ruled that unborn children are human beings entitled to legal protection in a case involving the wrong death lawsuit against an OB/GYN accused of contributing to unborn child’s death. The court ruled that a lower court erred in dismissing Alabama resident Kimberly Stint’s claim […]

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Arizona church raising funds to stop abortion

By   /  January 3, 2017  /  Church, Featured, Law, Politics, Pro-life  /  No Comments

TEMPE, Ariz. (WordNews.org) Jan. 3, 2017 — Apologia Church is on a mission—to stop abortion in the United States. The Tempe, Arizona church has raised more than $200,000 in its “End Abortion Now” campaign. Led by Pastor Jeff Durbin and Pastor Luke Pierson, the effort has received support from individuals, churches and organizations across the country […]

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Planned Parenthood faces possible prosecution

By   /  December 14, 2016  /  Featured, Law, Pro-life  /  No Comments

NAPA, Calif. (WordNews.org) Dec. 14, 2016 – Sen. Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has recommended U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and FBI Director James Comey investigate four Planned Parenthood affiliates and three fetal tissue brokers for possible criminal prosecution. Grassley’s recommendation follows a series of undercover videos released this spring by the […]

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Supreme Clash: Alabama Supreme Court Rejects High Court’s opinion on same-sex marriage

By   /  March 5, 2016  /  Featured, Law  /  No Comments

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WordNews.org) March 5, 2016 – The Alabama Supreme Court issued a 170-page ruling yesterday rejecting the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing same-sex marriage but acknowledging it couldn’t overturn it, according to media reports and Liberty Counsel. “Today’s opinion by the Alabama Supreme Court calling the U.S. Supreme Court’s marriage opinion ‘illegitimate’ will be […]

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Is shutting down the U.S. government ‘Unbiblical?’

By   /  October 5, 2013  /  Law, Politics  /  No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WordNews.org) Oct. 5, 2013 – There has been a range of responses to the government shutdown from a variety of religious organizations, with one group even calling the shutdown unbiblical. Institute on Religion and Democracy noted responses ranged from temperate from “oldline” Protestant groups to the declaration for the socially liberal Sojourners’ Jim […]

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